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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176412120001"/>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 12th, Thursday the 13th, Friday the 14th, Saturday the 15th, and Monday the 17th of DECEMBER.
<p>In the Fifth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the First SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER I. 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 Sir
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<p>N. B. The *, +, and ++, refer to the Judges before whom the Prisoner was tried.</p>
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>1. (L.)
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<p>William Wallis. On the 31st of October, between six, and seven in the evening, I felt a hand at my pocket, as I was under
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<p>The gentleman said, I believe that is the man, that has got my handkerchief; I said, I'll go along with you any where: they brought me to the Horse-shoe and Magpye in Newgate-street, and searched me, and found nothing upon me.</p>
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<p>2. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17641212-2-person42" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I work for the prosecutor; I saw the prisoner go into the warehouse, and in about two or three minutes, I saw her go out again; but I could only see her upper part, so did not see what she had got. (The hair produced, and deposed to as the prosecutor's property).</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went in for some work, and trod upon something; I put it in my lap to bring to my master.</p>
<p>E. Hansley. Mr. Slim had told her he would give her work again, but she had not received it; she was to weave girth web; but this was long hair, not proper for that work.</p>
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<p>3. (M.)
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<p>Liverpool, Aug. 16. 1764. At one month pay this first of exchange: to the order of John Hall, the sum of 30 l. value receiv'd in Cash, which place to account, as per advice.</p>
<p>To Mesrs. Thomas and
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<p>Rich. Scott.</p>
<p>Accepted Sept. the 3d.
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<p>On the back, John Hall,
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<p>No. - 1543.</p>
<p>and for publishing the same, knowing it to be forged, with intention to defraud
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<p>Titteley, the brother-in-law to Mr. Scott of Liverpool, being a Quaker, would not swear, so could not be examined.</p>
<p>Newsham Hodges and
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<p>5. (M.)
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<p>6. (M.)
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<p>7. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17641212-8-person88" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , died since the shirt was stolen: on the 7th of November I was in the parlour, and saw the prisoner in the yard by the shirt that is lost; it was hanging to dry; I asked him what business he had there? I was obliged to turn round to speak to two gentlemen that came in; about a quarter of an hour after that, I went into the yard, and the shirt was gone.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-8-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a public house in King-street, Seven Dials; the prisoner came in, very much in liquor, between six and seven that night, and called for a pennyworth of beer; he had a shirt, which he hung by the side of the fire to dry; he took it away with him.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was in view of a Jobb on the morrow; I went for my shirt to the washerwoman; it was not quite dry, so I hung it before the fire to dry; I was in liquor, and going home lost it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-9-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming over the keys from Billingsgate;
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<interp inst="t17641212-9-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> were with me: I saw the two prisoners on Little Tower-Hill; Ellis had the bundle; I went up to him, and took hold of the bundle, and took them to the Coach and Horses; there I opened the bundle, it contained the things mentioned in the indictment, with a bill in it, on which was Mr. Edwards's name, by which means I found Mr. Edwards, who sent me over the water to the washerwoman; there were two handkerchiefs, tied one over the other, round the bundle; one prisoner owned to one, and the other to the other; when I took them, Bond said they were all his shirts.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to suspect they were stolen goods?</p>
<p>Grief. I knew Bond to be a companion of Sliford's, that was tried last September Sessions.</p>
<p>Ellis's Defence.</p>
<p>Going through Fenchurch-street to the 'Change, this bundle lay by the side of a post; I asked some coachmen if they belonged to it? they said, No: I said I would take it up, may be I shall get a reward for it; I took it under my arm and went to the 'Change; they told me the Captain was not there that I went to speak with; then going over Tower-Hill, they took us up.</p>
<p>Mrs. Ringrose. All the separate bundles were tied over with a cord: the man that fits in the bulk used to look after my things, when I was absent, but he was gone out with a pair of shoes.</p>
<p>Bond's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been to the India-House, and going back, I met with Ellis; he asked me to lend him my handkerchief to tie round the bundle: and I lent it him.</p>
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<p>The rings produced in court, and deposed to by prosecutor and wife.</p>
<p>Elizabeth, the daughter, confirmed her testimony.</p>
<p>Mr. Harding. On the 18th of October, I was one of the grand jury; we had a dinner in the Minories; my daughter came and told me they had detected a thief; I ran home; my wife told me the man had left his cane, and ran cross the way; my daughter said she knew him; we went up the Minories, and about forty-doors from my house, we found him in the passage to the Three Kings: I took him by the collar, and asked him how he durst go into my shop to steal rings? he said he never was in my shop, and knew nothing of the matter: there was a sheriff's officer, who is a constable; I gave him charge of him; we searched him, and found but one shilling, fivepence halfpenny, and two farthings upon him: he told me he lived in Stanhope-street, Clare-market.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been at Horn-fair, and coming back up the Minories, I went into the gentlewoman's shop, and asked to see a ring of about 12 s. I took a ring, and put it on my finger, and asked the price; she said, a guinea: I had then one in my hand; I said I wanted one at half a guinea; she snatched them from me, and said I came to rob her; my cane was lying on the compter; she seized that, said she, you have no money in your pocket; I took and threw a guinea on the compter; she ran between me and the compter, and in my flurry, I lost my guinea: I went away, and returned again for my cane; she would not let me have it; she said to the girl, go and call your father, he is at the Three Kings. I had drank a little; I went and asked for the Three Kings, and asked for a gentleman that keeps a Silver-smith's shop; they told me he was gone home, they having taken a thief in his shop: I said, I am that person that was in his shop: I staid till he came there; he seiz'd me by the collar, and said, I'll mell you! I said, hear what I have to say: he demanded where I liv'd? I said, in White-Horse-Yard, Catherine-street: they asked me to drink a glass of wine; I sat down: then Mrs. Harding came, and said, Say you took them out of a joke: no, said I, I shall not acknowledge myself a thief. After that, they told me to go about my business, but I would not go without my cane.</p>
<p>Mrs. Harding. He never show'd any money to me, and he had not the ring on his finger; he did come back for his cane, but I would not let him have it; and he was gone again before my husband came.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I submit myself to the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>13. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I saw two chaps turn the corner, and drop something; when he charged me, I told him I saw something fall from them; I went back, and picked his handkerchief up, and gave it to him. I live with Mr. Russel, in Bunhill-Row.</p>
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<p>14. (M.)
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<p>15. (M.)
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<p>16. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to this house to meet a friend, and was intoxicated in liquor; I did not think of defrauding the gentleman, no more than the farthest man in the world. I am a jeweller, and came from Birmingham.</p>
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<p>17. (M.)
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<p>Q. When had you seen her last?</p>
<p>Manby. I had seen her between six and seven o'clock the night before.</p>
<p>Q. Describe the Mare.</p>
<p>Manby. She is a large dark brown saddle mare: I heard of her about two months afterwards. I went to Justice Welch's;
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<interp inst="t17641212-16-person136" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the man that bought her, was there: I went with him to Staines (he drives the Staines stage-coach); he delivered the mare up to me.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner? Did you know him before?</p>
<p>Manby. I never saw him in my life, before I saw him before Justice Welch.</p>
<p>Q. What did the prisoner say for himself?</p>
<p>Manby. I did not hear him say any thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-16-person137" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The brown mare that I delivered up to Mr. Manby, I bought of the prisoner at the bar, I believe about three or four days before Guildford assize.</p>
<p>Q. When was that?</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-16-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> That was about a month or six weeks before Mr. Manby had her again of me.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you buy her?</p>
<p>Bradley. I bought her at Turnham-green; she stood there, where we call to water, going up and coming down, the farther Pack-horse. Mr. Clark, that lives there, told me she was to be sold; she was standing in the street, with a sack on her back, and the prisoner was by her. He said, if I had a mind to have her, I should have her on trial; so I took out one of my own horses, and put her in, and drove to London, and out again to Turnham-green. The prisoner met me on the road, and got upon the coach, and rode to Turnham-green. I asked the price of the mare, but cannot be certain whether he asked eight guineas or seven: I agreed to give him six guineas and a half: I think I gave him half a guinea earnest, and he rode the mare along by the coach to Staines, and paid him the remainder of the money, and he delivered the mare up to me.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of the mare?</p>
<p>Bradley. I cannot tell; she is over age.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. What is the mare worth?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I never intended to part with her, so I never set a price on her. She can be worth no less than 16 or 18 guineas.</p>
<p>Bradley. The prisoner came with me to Turnham-green the next day; he said, she was his own, and he sold her because she was too heavy for him.</p>
<p>Mr. Grinstead. I saw the mare in Mr. Manby's field, on the 17th of August, between six and seven at night, and in the morning she was gone. I was with Mr. Manby, when Mr. Bradley delivered the mare up to him; I know her very well.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have nobody to speak for me.</p>
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<p>18. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was making water at the step of the door, and kicked against the spoon: I took it up; the gentleman challenged me with the spoon; I said, here it is, and delivered it to him.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>19. (M.)
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<persName id="t17641212-18-person151"> Lionel Leonard
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17641212-18-defend148 t17641212-18-deflabel90"/> to a gentleman that has my first floor: I live in Duke-street, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields; I heard the prisoner own he had taken the two guineas mentioned in the indictment, and that he had bought some silver buckles with part of the money.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-18-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I laid two guineas (my brother's property) into a drawer in the bureau, in the parlour, on Wednesday the 21st of November; the drawer was not locked: the next day they
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I saved that money up, by dressing people's hair, and finishing coffins.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I am a coffin-maker: I have frequently employed
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<interp inst="t17641212-18-person154" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I brought the prisoner from abroad; he has had it in his power to have robbed me of things of great Value: he has several times brought my purse to me: I never missed money out of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-18-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (one of the jury.) The prisoner's master's sister lodged at my house a year and a half: he used to come to and fro' with messages, and has been in my house for hours together, and I never missed any thing by him.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you go up stairs with a woman?</p>
<p>Howell. I don't remember that I did; I was in liquor. The justice said, he must find that house and the woman; we went there with a constable: going back, he told me if I would make it up, he would let me have my watch, and pay the expence I had been at. I told him I was very agreeable to that, if the justice was. His wife was present: he desired leave to speak with her. He sent her home, and she carried the watch to my master's house: then I had word sent me it was there, and I was desired to come home. After that, the watch was carried before the justice, and he committed the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-19-person162" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was a lodger in Butler's house; the prisoner and prosecutor came in between ten and eleven o'clock; the prosecutor was very much in liquor, and had like to have fell down, as he was going to sit down. My landlord said to him, you seem to be very much in liquor; if you'll go to bed, you shall have the key of your door, and if you have money, or any thing, deliver it to me, and I'll return it in the morning. He said he had no money, but he would deliver his watch: he put his hand to his fob, and missed his watch; this was after he had been in the house about three quarters of an hour: Mr. Butler and I were sitting on one side of the fire, and the prisoner and prosecutor on the other. When he said I am robbed, Mr. Butler said, God forbid: the prisoner said he never knew him to wear a watch in his life. He went out to call the watch, and the prisoner staid all night. About a quarter of an hour after he was gone, I saw a silver watch in the prisoner's hand, but whose it was, I know not; he took it out, to see what o'clock it was.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-19-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I had a warrant to take the prisoner up: I told him, he had better give the man his watch again, than go before the justice; he denied having it, or ever seeing it. I carried him before Justice Berry; he said the same there. He said they were at a house in the Back-lane, and Mr. Howell was lying on a bed with a woman: the justice said, if the prisoner could not find that woman, he must be committed. I went with him to the house of Butler; the people told me the same as they have here. When we
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<p>Butler. This is like the watch I saw in the prisoner's hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I live within four or five doors of Mr. Howell: he was drinking at the Antigallican-arms, and asked me to go with him: I said, where? he said, never mind where, I'll pay for you: he carried me into the Back-lane, and went into a house that I don't know again, and came out again; then into another; he called only for a pint of beer: when he came out there, I would have had him to go home: then we went to the Three Tuns, where he began to heave money about on the table: I said, let me take care of your watch; he being very drunk, put it down on the table, and bid me take care of it till next morning: I took it up after that, and instead of going home, he went to the house of Butler; there he wanted something to drink: he being so very drunk, I thought it best to get out of his company; I gave six-pence to go to bed: the reason I denied it, was, to see whether he knew what was become of it: if I had any roguishness in my heart, I might have sold or pawned it, but I never thought of keeping it; if I did, I wish I may die in the place where I stand.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-20-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know there were twenty-two pair of ear-rings on a link over night, and after the prisoner had been at our shop, there were four pair missing. I heard the prisoner and mother offer to pay two guineas, or any thing else that we would take.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner own she had taken the ear-rings?</p>
<p>R. Audley. No, she did not.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>My father-in-law's name is
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<p>She called
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<p>Phebea Audley. This Smith, who comes to give her a character, held both my arms behind me, in order to let her get away, when in her father's house.</p>
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Crofts. I am a
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<p>Q. What is she?</p>
<p>Crofts. They say she is a girl of the town, but I did not know that when I took her in; she used to come down to my room in a morning, to have a little water for tea. On the 20th of March, I was at home at dinner, and went to my work again with the key of the box, in which were thirteen guineas, all the money I had; the box was put under the head of my bed, and locked, and when I looked for my money, which was on the Thursday following, it was gone: the 20th was on a Tuesday.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen it last?</p>
<p>Crofts. I had seen it about ten days before: my wife went to make the bed, and missed the box; it was found under the prisoner's bed, broke open; but the prisoner had quitted her lodgings on that 20th of March, and I never could light of her till the 21st of October. I could hear of her several times, that she was at the Goat and Black Horse, in the Strand.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day did she leave her lodgings?</p>
<p>Crofts. She left them on the Tuesday, in the afternoon, before I came home from work, which was at six, or half an hour after. When she found I was after her, she removed to another place. I found her at last, in Duck-lane, within an hundred yards of my house: I heard where she was, and went to her: she had lodged with us at times, about three quarters of a year.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say?</p>
<p>Crofts. She said, How do you do, Mr. Crofts? I said, but very indifferent: how do you do? as hearty as a buck, said she. I said to the constable, there is your prisoner. Said she, must I go along with you? I said, yes. D - n you, she said, you have taken me at a disadvantage. When she came to the justice's, she denied it, and said, another woman took it; but we never saw the other woman before or since. She says, she left the other woman at Manchester or Birmingham: there was a woman at dinner with us that day, in my room, the room where the box was: she was a stranger to us.</p>
<persName id="t17641212-21-person182"> Sarah Crofts
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<interp inst="t17641212-21-person182" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor. I never missed the box, till the Thursday after that Tuesday, when she left her lodgings in the afternoon; then I found it under the foot of her bed, in her room.</p>
<p>Q. Did she owe you any thing when she went away?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. She owed me 10 s. I did not know of her going: the lock of the box was broke all to pieces; my husband was at work when I found it: there was nothing of any consequence in it, except the 13 guineas, which were taken away; they were in a little purse, and my husband kept the key.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen the box before?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I believe I had seen it about four or five days before. On that Tuesday, she had a breast of mutton and turnips, and dined in my room, and a young woman with her that I never saw before.</p>
<p>Q. How long did that young woman stay?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. She staid there a few hours.</p>
<p>Q. How long did your husband stay?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. He staid no longer than his dinner hour; the prisoner and that woman both went away together, about two hours after my husband.</p>
<p>Q. Did you continue in the room all the time they were there?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I did.</p>
<p>Q. from Prisoner. Did not she agree that woman should lie along with me, unknown to her husband, for a week?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. No. I never saw that woman before or since.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I lodged with them, on and off, two years. I never thought they were worth a guinea, or a
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176412120012"/> quarter of a guinea, in the world. Their house was open to all comers and goers: that day that I went away, I came down stairs, and said I was very ill; the woman that lodged with me, got a dram; he, his wife, and she, got all drunk together; I laid down on the bed. I went with a friend into the country, and when I came back, I went to live where he found me; I did not go to his house, because I owed him some money: I am as innocent of it, as the child unborn. She sent me that day to pawn her gown.</p>
<p>Q. to S. Crofts. Did you ever send her to pawn your gown?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. No, I never sent her to pawn any thing.</p>
<p>Q. Can you recollect when you had seen your money last?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I hit the chamber-pot against the box under the bed on the Sunday morning before it was lost.</p>
<p>Q. Was you out on that Tuesday?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I never go out, from year's end to years end. I was not out that Sunday, nor the Monday neither: I did go out on the Tuesday to Tothill-street, on an errand, but I was not gone half an hour.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<p>Q. to S. Crofts. What time of the day did you go to Tothill-street?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I went in the forenoon.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the prisoner then?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. She was then in the house.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lock your room door?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I did; but we have a little back-door, that has only a button to it.</p>
<p>Q. Did she know of your going out?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I don't know that she did.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen her any time that morning?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I had seen her a very little time before I went out; she used frequently to come down to our room, pretending she could not be by herself.</p>
<p>Q. When you came back, how did you find that back door?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. Then I found it unbuttoned.</p>
<p>Q. Had she used to come into your room by that door?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. She used to come sometimes by one door, and sometimes the other.</p>
<p>Q. Was it easy to open that door?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. The button is withinside, but it may be opened with a knife very easily.</p>
<p>Q. Was it buttoned when you went out?</p>
<p>S. Crofts. I turned the button with my own hand, when I went out.</p>
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<p>I am a very unfortunate man; I have lost the use of my limbs, by the cruelty of a master at a boarding-school: I have very rich relations, and have spent a very pretty fortune of my own; and brought myself to distress, and disgrace upon my family; as to what Mr. Randall says, I can't deny it: I once could have brought many credible people to my character; but as the case now is, I cannot.</p>
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<p>The confession was read in court, wherein it appeared, he had taken the coat, and sold it to a person near the Gully-hole, in Chick lane, for 13 s. the confession was proved to be made voluntarily, by the justice's clerk.</p>
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<p>Q. Was you sober?</p>
<p>Evans. I was sober enough. I asked this woman at the bar for a lodging; she let us in, and told me I must pay a shilling for my bed, for us both: I drank a pot of beer, and had my money as mentioned, in a purse in my pocket, when I went to bed; I had seen it a little before. I awaked about seven the next morning, and found, out of three guineas I had, two were gone, and the half guinea and a 36 s. piece; I had 18 d. in silver: the shilling was taken out of another pocket and put into my purse, with the guinea that was left: I put my breeches under my head.</p>
<p>Q. Did the other woman lie with you all night?</p>
<p>Evans. She did. I told her I had been robbed, and searched her cloaths, but found nothing. Then I desired her to get up, but found nothing: I searched her hair, and all over her, but could find nothing; I am sure a 36 s. piece could not be concealed about her, but I must have found it:
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<p>Q. Who was in the house when you went to bed?</p>
<p>Evans. There was the prisoner, and
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<interp inst="t17641212-24-person206" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the maid-servant, and the woman and I that lay together: Ward and the prisoner went out after we were in bed: Magnab lay all night on the floor, by my bedside. When I got up in the morning, the door was locked, we could not get out: Ward and the prisoner came and opened the door, between seven and eight o'clock. I charged the prisoner with it; she wanted to lay it to the other woman, but they all denied it: this was Sunday morning: I went to Deptford, to my ship, and on Tuesday night I came again, and found the prisoner and Magnab. She would fain have persuaded me that Magnab had my money: I got a warrant, and took them both up, and Justice Berry sent one to New Prison, and the other to Bridewell; after the prisoner was committed, she wanted to give me a note of hand.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say why, or for what?</p>
<p>Evans. No, she did not; I would not take it. I never had a halfpenny of it again.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner ever acknowledge she had taken the money?</p>
<p>Evans. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-24-person207" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prosecutor came and asked if he might have a lodging for his wife and himself? the prisoner said, she must lie out of her bed if he lay there: he asked for something to drink, and sent for a pot of slip, and paid a shilling for his bed: then he asked if he might have some beer? I fetched him a mug of beer, and set it by his bedside: the woman he called his wife and he quarrelled several times, but I cannot say what about. I saw nobody take the money: in the morning, I saw the guinea and 18 d.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>This gentleman came to my house with a woman, and asked for a lodging; he insisted on her staying, and lying with him: I had no other bed but my own: he gave me a shilling, saying, he could not go home at that time of night. He sent for a pot of slip, which was all the money I saw. I lay out of my house that night.</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of a coat was yours?</p>
<p>Walker. It is what is called Pepper and Salt, a new one; I never wore it above four times.</p>
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<p>Q. to Prosecutor. What is the coat worth?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The coat cost me about two guineas.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I lodged near Exeter 'Change; I could not get to my lodgings, so I lay at that house: I bought this coat and waistcoat of a gentleman's servant; I first pawned the coat, and then sold it out right. I went then into the country, and when I came up again, I went to the Golden Cross, Charing-Cross; there came some people and asked me what my name was? I said,
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<p>27, 28. (M.)
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<p>29. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>That man never took any thing from me; I know nothing of the things, no more than the child unborn.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Mrs. Ashmore. I have known the prisoner two years; he lives in Kent-street, on the other side of the water; he is a porter, and was taken at a nonplus; I know he is a very honest man.</p>
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<p>30. (M.)
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<p>Q. Where had you been?</p>
<p>Clark. I had been at the Turk's Head with an old soldier that I knew.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go into that private house alone?</p>
<p>Clark. There was an old woman that I pick'd up in the street; she took me to the house; I can't tell the landlord's name; I got there a little after ten o'clock; I had my watch and moidore in one pocket, and six shillings in the other; I pull'd out my watch to see what time it was, when I
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<persName id="t17641212-29-person245"> John Greenwood
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<interp inst="t17641212-29-person245" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Upper Thames-street; we lost a piece of a bar of iron, out of one of the stalls in the steel-yard, on the 15th of November, betwixt the hours of one and two in the day: Mr.
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<persName id="t17641212-29-person247"> John Stubley
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<interp inst="t17641212-29-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am watchman of the steel-yard: about one o'clock in the day, on the 15th of November, I saw the prisoner go into the hall where this iron was; I crossed the end of the hall, and saw him near where such pieces of iron lay; he seemed as if pissing; he came out as I stood at the corner; I followed him up the yard into Thames-street; then I said, You have stole some iron: I felt it on his left side; he gave me this piece of a bar of iron (producing it); I took him to Mr. Jones; he ordered me to carry him before my Lord Mayor; there the prisoner kneeled down, and said, the d - l was in him for doing it. It was taken out of that pile of iron marked P. R. M. that is, Patrick and
<persName id="t17641212-29-person248"> Robert Mackey
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found it in the open thoroughfare.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17641212-29-person249"> William Lockey
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<interp inst="t17641212-29-person249" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17641212-29-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him two years; he bears a good character.</p>
<persName id="t17641212-29-person250"> James Brown
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<interp inst="t17641212-29-person250" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17641212-29-person250" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him six years; he was quartered upon me six years ago; I have not seen him lately, he having been abroad; he behaved well when with me.</p>
<persName id="t17641212-29-person251"> James Taylor
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<interp inst="t17641212-29-person251" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17641212-29-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him six years; he has a good character.</p>
<persName id="t17641212-29-person252"> Henry Watson
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<interp inst="t17641212-29-person252" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17641212-29-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him six years; I looked upon him to be a very sober man.</p>
<p>Laughlin Goff. I have known him about six years, a fair, just, honest, sober man: my wife is a washerwoman; I have sent him with her clothes home; he has gone and brought the money very honestly.</p>
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<p>32. (L.)
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
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<p>Q. Was that the prisoner at the bar?</p>
<p>Baudouin. No, it was not. Then I sent
<persName id="t17641212-30-person261"> Mary Colwell
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person261" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> with the cappillaire, and two five and three-penny piece: five shillings in silver, and a six-pence: she came back again crying, in less than half a quarter of an hour, and said she had been robbed: upon that I ran out to meet her; and people brought the prisoner in less than a quarter of an hour: there were Mr. Dixon and Mr. Pierpoint; then the girl ran out, and said the prisoner was the man that had robbed her, and that she would swear it: he pulled out about five shillings; we found none of the quarter-guineas upon him: I thought I did know one of the shillings; but I don't take upon me to swear it: he said he was coming from the Crooked Billet cross the hill, and was going to one Bell, a lifeguard man, and not meeting with him he was returning to that place; and then begged I would let him go, and that he was not guilty of it, and said the people had made a mistake.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a dark or light night?</p>
<p>Baudouin. It was not a very dark night, nor a very light night; but there are lamps at the doors all lighted: the shops were shut up.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person262" type="given" value="Mary"/>
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<p>Colwell. If I live till the 11th of June, I shall be twenty years of age. I was not at home when the man came to order the cappillaire; my mistress sent me to go to Mr. Crisp's in Catherine Court.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Baudouin. How long after the man had ordered the cappillaire was it, that you sent this witness?</p>
<p>Baudouin. She was out on an errand, but soon came home: I sent her about six minutes after he had ordered it.</p>
<persName id="t17641212-30-person263"> Mary Colwell
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person263" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The man met me about the middle of
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<p>Q. What did he say when he took the money?</p>
<p>Colwell. He said nothing to me: there is an iron gate; he could not get through without going side-ways: I almost got to him: there was a black boy on the out-side of the gate; he said, What has he done? I said (in my hurry) he has taken a guinea: the boy said he would follow him and would not leave him: he ran after him, and I ran home and told my mistress.</p>
<p>Q. What is that black boy's name?</p>
<p>Colwell. His name is Guardaloup.</p>
<p>Q. Had you light enough to see the man's person?</p>
<p>Colwell. Every door has a lamp; and that door where I stood upon the steps. (Mr. Crisp's) had two lamps: the man stood before me there when he got the money out of my hand; he walked with me to that door; I asked him whether he lived there? he said, Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How far did he walk with you?</p>
<p>Colwell. He walked with me from the middle of the court; that is not above twenty yards; he did not take hold of my arm till I got to the door; the lamp shone upon him; his face was white all over.</p>
<p>Q. How do you mean?</p>
<p>Colwell. His face was quite pale.</p>
<p>Court. Look at the prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>Colwell. I am sure that is the man that took the money from me; he had then a black coat on.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Colwell. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was you not frighted?</p>
<p>Colwell. I was, when he took the money, not before; then I cry'd, Stop thief; the man has taken my money out of my hand.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176412120018"/>Q. How long after you lost the money was it, that you saw the prisoner brought to your mistress's house?</p>
<p>Colwell. It was not above half a quarter of an hour; they ran and brought him back.</p>
<p>Q. Was he searched?</p>
<p>Colwell. They pull'd off his shoes and stockings to search him; he said he would leave his holland shirt with my mistress; and if my mistress would let him send home to his wife, he would send for the money that I lost.</p>
<p>Q. Did he not say it was a mistake, he was not the man?</p>
<p>Colwell. At first he did; after that, he desired they would let him have a coach, for he would not go without.</p>
<p>Q. Did he ever say he was the man that robbed you?</p>
<p>Colwell. No, he did not; he wanted sadly to get away, but we kept the door pretty fast.</p>
<p>Q. Is that man that you saw go side-ways thro' the gate, the man that robbed you?</p>
<p>Colwell. That was the man.</p>
<p>Q. to Guardaloup. What is your other name?</p>
<p>Guardaloup. They call me Guardaloup, Guardey.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been in England?</p>
<p>Guardaloup. I have been in England three years.</p>
<p>Q. Have you been taught any principles of religion?</p>
<p>Guardaloup. No; I know nothing of religion.</p>
<p>He was not sworn.</p>
<p>Q. to Colwell. Is this the lad that was on the out-side of the gate?</p>
<p>Colwell. This is the person.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I work at the Custom-house; I was going home over Tower-Hill, about a quarter after seven; a young man crossed the hill, towards Crutched Fryars; his name is Pierpoint; I had got almost over the hill; I heard somebody scream out, and then the cry, Stop thief; I went on pretty fast; I heard Stop thief very much; I saw some people running over the hill; the prisoner ran betwixt the young man and I; Pierpoint was coming one way, and I another; he directly turned short round, and pursued, and I directly after, into George Yard: when the prisoner came to the bars in the yard, he turned round; and Pierpoint catched him in his arms; and I took him by the collar: the prisoner directly said, I am not the man, or I am innocent, I can't tell which; there were a great croud of people after him; they said, here is the gi rl on the other side, that has been robbed: Pierpoint had hold of one side, and I the other; coming over the hill, I had my left hand on his right side; he put his hand into his left hand breeche's pocket, and stooped down, with his hand below the calf of his leg; I made an observation of it, and said, Stop, he has pulled something out of his pocket, and dropt it; but the people hurried him on as fast as they could; so we did not stay to see what he had dropt; when we were come to Seething-lane, the girl came and said, O! mistress, here is the man; they have got him between them two men.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go back to search on the hill?</p>
<p>Dixon. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see that black boy?</p>
<p>Dixon. He was in George Yard, but I did not see him till I had hold of the prisoner; then he was close at my heels.</p>
<p>Q. How far is George Yard from the end of Catherine Court?</p>
<p>Dixon. It is about 200 yards.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any thing drop when the prisoner stooped down.</p>
<p>Dixon. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any thing in his hand?</p>
<p>Dixon. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming from Thames-street, cross the hill, going towards Crutched Fryars; about the middle of the hill I heard stop thief; the prisoner was then about my arm's length from my breast, running as hard as he could from Catherine Court to George Yard; he ran cross me; as he pass'd me. I turned short about, and pursued directly; I perceived a black boy at my heels; he ran as hard as I did, for what I know; he called stop thief; he might be three or four yards from me, and I the same length from the prisoner; I pursued him into George Yard, and in the entrance of the yard I called out the same; there was an obstruction in the passage, and people coming, the prisoner was stopp'd; he turned round, and came on the other side of the way; I had an adz in my hand; I took him between my arms; he said he was not the man; he was innocent: said I, You must go to the gentlewoman, or the girl that you are accused of robbing:
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and I brought him cross the hill into Catherine Court; the girl met him about the middle of the court, and said, That was the man that took the money from her: I observed
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had the prisoner in charge; I asked the maid her age: she said she was nineteen; I took the prisoner to the Compter; he said he was not the man.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was running over Tower-Hill; I heard the cry Stop thief; I did not think they were running after me; as soon as I thought they meant me, I turned immediately back: I was going to meet an acquaintance of mine at the Crooked Billet; one of the men took hold of me, and said, I was the man that stole the girl's money, or robb'd her: I said, Shew me the house, I am very willing to go there: I asked the woman if I was the man that was there before? she said, No, I was not: I was willing to be searched: they made me pull off my shoes, and unbutton my breeches; they took off my garters: they asked me what money I had? I took out all I had, which was four or five shillings; the gentlewoman said, give me the money, and you shall go about your business; saying, she was sure I had it about me: when they sent for the constable, I said, if she would give me my liberty, I would give her the money, not knowing but they would swear my life away.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a linen-draper and haberdasher; I live in Whitechapel: I have known the prisoner and his family from my infancy; his father is a bricklayer, and keeps a great many men at work in Yorkshire; I never heard but that the prisoner bore a very fair, honest character.</p>
<p>Q. Have you known him much in town?</p>
<p>English. I have seen him in town about a year ago, in a working dress; he is a bricklayer also.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any master he has worked with here?</p>
<p>English. No, I do not, since he left Easinwold.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-30-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him between six and seven years; last summer he worked in the same house where I did; I always took him for an industrious man; he always bore a very good character.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Edwards. I am a master painter, and live in the Strand.</p>
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<p>The goods mentioned were put into a case entered at the Custom-house, for Hamburgh, and delivered to the proper officers on the keys, on the 6th of November, and put down on some trunks: the prisoner was seen to have hold of a bag, and shake it, which appeared to have this case in it; but no account could be given who put it in the bag, and the prisoner did not attempt to take it away.</p>
<p>The prisoner, in his defence, said, he was just come up on a furlough from Tilbury fort, having lately come from the West Indies; and landed out of a Gravesendboat, and was going along the key: that he never saw the box or bag till before my Lord Mayor: that he was asking his way to Tower-Hill, to receive his prize-money for taking Martinica, when they took him: that he had been twenty-six years and four months in the King's service.</p>
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<p>Q. How do you know that?</p>
<p>Sims. He told us so; we found them there; some of the other things he had sold, and some he had pawned: in shaking the breeches he had on, out fell a piece of copper, that had been among my money, when in the chest: he was put into the watch-house, and the next morning carried before the bench of Justices in Whitechapel, and was committed.</p>
<p>Q. What were your clothes worth?</p>
<p>Sims. The suit of clothes cost me five guineas, not three months ago.</p>
<p>Mr. Danislow. I am an officer; I was sent for to carry the prisoner to the watch-house: I found this coat at Mrs. Murray's (producing it): this pair of breeches the prisoner had on; (producing them and a waistcoat: deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Murray. The prisoner brought this coat and left it with me last Thursday, between 11 and 12 o'clock; he desired I would put it by till he called for it; he had had a shilling in meat and drink, and asked me for a lodging.</p>
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<p>As to the money, I know nothing of it; I never saw it.</p>
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<p>37. (M.)
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<p>Mrs. Miller. I am wife to
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<p>Thomas Hall. I am a pawnbroker, and live in St. Martin's-lane; I took in this petticoat, pair of stays, and handkerchief, of the prisoner at the bar, on the 6th of December. (Produced and deposed to).</p>
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<p>I never did any thing before; I had buried my mother about three months before, and I was in great distress.</p>
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<p>38. (M.)
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<p>Prosecutor. This knife I had in my waistcoat pocket.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17641212-38-off200 t17641212-38-crimeloc201"/>: last Sunday morning was a week, I miss'd the fowls mentioned in the indictment, and last Friday night I had intelligence that Mr. Robinson had bought a pair of turkies, cock and hen, of
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<interp inst="t17641212-38-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an hostler at the livery stable near Mile-end Turnpike; the prisoner came to me last Sunday was a week, about eight in the morning, and asked me if any body in our neighbourhood would buy a couple of turkies: I sold them for him to Mr. Robinson for seven shillings: when I heard they had been stolen, I told the prisoner of it, and desired he would go to Mr. Christmas and clear me; he went with me, and told Mr. Christmas he bought them in the road for five shillings; he was secured, and taken before Justice Berry.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I bought the turkies in Mile-end-road, for half a crown a-piece, and when I heard the hostler was like to come into trouble, I went to Mr. Christmas, and told him how I came by them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17641212-39-person316" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am postilion to the Queen; I had lent my clothes, mentioned in the indictment, to a servant of Prince William's, to go to the play, about six weeks ago; they were brought back again, and left at a public house we use, Mr.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176412120022"/> Jones's, by Charing Cross; they were missing out of the house; we had reason to suspect the prisoner, he having lived at that house about three quarters of a year before that: he was taken up, and charged with taking the clothes: he confessed he had taken them, and sold the coat and jacket.</p>
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<p>Meytham. This is the coat and jacket I lost; the great coat was carried back, and put in at a cellar window out of the street, at Mr. Jone's.</p>
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<p>42. (M.)
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<p>The prisoner had carried the said goods to pawn; but it appearing to be done under the direction of her husband, and the prosecutor giving her a good character,</p>
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<p>43. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17641212-41-defend323 t17641212-41-deflabel216"/> with me about a month: on the 7th of November I was upon the jury at Westminster; when I came home, my wife told me, she believed we had lost our maid; she had been gone out about an hour; and about three, the boy ran away. The next morning a person called with a bill; I went up to my room, and out of a drawer I missed ten guineas and a moidore; neither the door nor drawer were locked: I began to think the robbery was betwixt them: while I was getting a warrant for the boy, my wife recollected the prisoner had lived at the Bull in Milford Lane: I went there with Mr. Thomas and Mr. Asbridge; I was informed she was in bed at a house over the way; I went, and she was getting out of bed; I said I was glad to see her; she said I could not hang her; I asked her if she had any of the money left? she gave me two guineas and the moidore, and said, that was all she had left; and delivered me a box with aprons, shifts, and things in it, which she said she had bought with the rest of the money.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<p>44. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17641212-42-person332" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to Solomon. On the 24th of October, I fetched a blue and white copper-plate printed gown to have a draggled-tail washed out, and laid it on a chair in the parlour, by a silk cloak: I heard a noise about half an hour after, as I sat in the kitchen; I jumped up, went out, saw nothing, came in again, and missed my cloak and gown: about ten or twelve days after, upon enquiring about, I was informed by a pawnbroker, at the corner of Goodman's-yard, in the Minories, that a sort of a shagrag fellow had brought such a sort of a gown to pawn, and he would not take it in, and that this shagrag fellow said he would carry it to the Jews in Duke's-place: so I went, and enquired about , and found it had been offered to pawn by one Solomon, that keeps a creature in Long-alley; the prisoner, I mean: I went to the place in Long-alley, into a garret, where I found my cloak; then I went and got the prisoner taken, and he told me where my gown was pawned in Petticoat-lane, where I found it. (The goods produced and deposed to).</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>This woman bears so bad a character among our Jews, that nobody will believe her. I sold the cloak to Mrs. Huckerson, and it may be her cloak, for what I know, but I bought it honestly. I had five or six characters here, but they all went home to make a sabbath.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Going along Gracechurch-street, there stood a jar at a door; I never was in the shop; I am a journeyman wire-drawer; I have a wife and three children, and work has been dead, and I did not know what to do to keep them from starving.</p>
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<p>46. (L.)
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