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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176604090001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's COMMISSIONS of the PEACE, OYER and TERMINER, and GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE COUNTY of MIDDLESEX, HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 9th, Thursday the 10th, Friday the 11th, and Saturday the 12th, of APRIL, 1766.
<p>In the Sixth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Fourth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
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<p>NUMBER IV.</p>
<p>Printed for J. WILKIE, at the Bible, in St. Paul's Church-Yard,</p>
<p>[Price Six-Pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176604090002"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>Before the Right Honourable
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<p>N. B. The characters * ++ direct to the judge by whom the prisoner was tried; also (L.) (M.) by what jury. </p>
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<p>* John Hawkins being hard of hearing,
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<p>202. (L.)
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<p>Q. What were the words he made use of?</p>
<p>Woodbridge. He said he got in, and went up into the two pair of stairs room and took a chissel, and came down to the one pair of stairs room, and drawed the staple of a padlock and opened the door, and went in and took 10 pair of hinges from off a shelf, and his little brother and another boy were with him at the time. We asked him what he had done with them; he said he would produce some of them to me the next day, which he said he had sold to a person. We went with him to a baker in Gravel-lane; there the baker's brother produced to us three pair, which the prisoner acknowledged to be three of the same he took from the buildings. They have no particular marks on them, so as to know them from others, but they are of the same sort, and like them we missed; and though I do not chuse to swear to them, I believe them to be the same.</p>
<p>Q. Were the hinges you missed taken from off a shelf?</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all about the things; I am a very hard working boy.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-2-person47" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's when the prisoner was examined, there were 2 handkerchiefs and the hand-whip produced there my property. I heard the prisoner there confess he had taken the things.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-2-person48" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a waiter at the Artichoke at Blackwall: I was going to fetch a horse from beyond Rumford; I overtook the prisoner between the 10 and 11 mile stones betwixt 10 and 11 o'clock. I did not take an account of the day of the month, it was on a Friday about a month ago; he was bargaining with a man that had a cart to carry his portmanteau, and after he had delivered it he overtook me, he was on horseback; he asked me if I had seen the Harwich fly, saying he should be glad to get there to night, for he had got his uncle's horse that kept the, Vine inn in Vine-street, Piccadilly, and if he could get in the fly he would send the horse back. We went on to the White-hart at Rumford, there we were told the fly went by at 7 in the morning; we went to another inn, and he asked for a machine; it wanted then 5 minutes of 11 o'clock, he could get no carriage. We agreed to ride on; he said if I would go with him to Brentwood he would take a post-chaise, and he would satisfy me if I would bring the horse to his uncle. We went there to the White-hart; he ordered a post-chaise, and called for a bottle of port and something to eat, and a barber to dress his hair; after he had paid for the chaise he turned out some pieces of silver coin, and said they were of no service to him, and said I was welcome to them. (Four pieces produced, one of them a Queen Elizabeth's shilling, and deposed to by Webb as his property.) He got into the chaise, and ordered to be drove to Chelmsford, and gave me half a guinea to bring the horse to Piccadilly. When I came there to the Vine, the landlord asked me where the man was that I brought him from; I said I believed he was at Harwich. He told me that man had robbed the Earl of Dartmouth, and that it was the Earl's horse. I then went with him and the horse to the Earl's house.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-2-person50" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to Harwich after the prisoner; an express had been sent down, which got there before me, and I found him in custody. I asked the prisoner where his fellow servants things were: he said Mr. Bennet the constable had them. There I found them; I understood they had been produced before the Mayor; I brought him and the things to town, and he was examined before Sir
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I leave it to the mercy of the court; I have nothing to say for myself; I have no friend in the world</p>
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Irvior. I am an
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<interp inst="t17660409-4-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in company with the prosecutor (I am an organ-builder:) after the prisoner pushed out of the room, Irvior said he had lost his watch; I followed her, and took her in Scotland-yard, and met with a constable, and we took her to St. Martin's Round-house: she swore all the way she went along; she was not searched. When before the Justice, she said if she had the watch, it was not the first by fifty. She owned gave the watch to one
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<interp inst="t17660409-4-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a soldier, to go and sell it for her; he is bound over to give evidence, but I have not seen him; and one
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<interp inst="t17660409-4-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , another soldier, was likewise bound over, but he is not here.</p>
<p>They were both called, but did not appear; their recognizance was ordered to be estreated.</p>
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<p>206. (M.)
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<p>Mr. Davidson, Mr. Jervis,
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<p>207. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I acknowledge I took it, in order to make the bottom bars to a grate, that I had at home.</p>
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<p>208. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17660409-7-person83" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the corner of Middle-row, St. Giles's, and am a watchmaker; I was coming from the play the same evening; there was a stop in the passage; I looked and saw a watch lie on the ground; I picked it up; the case was separated;
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176604090005"/> I put the watch in my left coat pocket, and the case in the other: the prisoner came and said, D - n you, you have picked up something; he took hold, of my right arm, and another on my other, and forced me into Bridges-street, I said I had picked up something, and desired them to let me go; I felt a hand in my right hand pocket, and the case was gone: then they left me. My sister knew him by his frequently passing by the door; and my father took him up the next day, and brought him to our house. We took him before Justice Welch, and charged him with assaulting me, and taking the case out of my pocket. He did admit he had the case from me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-7-person84" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was with my brother at the play, the 2d of April; there was a stoppage in the passage: I saw the watch and case lying; my brother took them up, and put one in one pocket, and the other in the other; the prisoner d - d him, and said he had picked up something, and laid hold of him. My brother said if he had, he thought it did not belong to him. Then the prisoner and another man dragged him into the street, and they took the case from him. I had seen the prisoner pass by, so I knew him; by which means he was taken up.</p>
<persName id="t17660409-7-person85"> John Gilder
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<p>Q. to
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<interp inst="t17660409-7-person86" type="given" value="Judith"/>
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<p>Gilder. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Mr. Gilder, sen. My son and daughter came home, and said they had picked up a watch, and how two men had collared him, and taken the case: my daughter said she knew the man. We described the prisoner to a neighbour; he said he'd be hanged if it was not Charles Fenley. He soon came by; the neighbour called and shewed me him. I stept to him, and said I wanted to speak to him: Was not you at Drury-lane playhouse last night? No, said he. Did not you take a watch-case out of a man's pocket? God forbid, said he, and denied it. I called my son down; he denied it to him. Then we got a constable; then he owned he did take it, and thought he had as much right to the watch as he, as he saw it on the ground, but could not get at it. The prisoner was committed, on suspicion for taking the case out of my son's pocket, and picking a gentleman's pocket of a gold watch. The watch was advertised by the prosecutor: then I and my son went and carried the watch; we found the case at Mr. Welch's, the Tuesday after: Fenley owned he had sent it by an attorney.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was coming out of the playhouse: I kicked something with my foot; the gentleman stooped, I said, You have got something not your property: I believe, as he had his hand in his pocket, I did shake the it out of his hand: I knew it was not his own, because he said, Gentlemen, I have picked up a watch, and I shall have it forced from me.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-7-person87" type="given" value="Samuel"/>
<interp inst="t17660409-7-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner ten year; he a turner; he is very honest as far as I know. I am a plaisterer by trade.</p>
<persName id="t17660409-7-person88"> John Hall
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<interp inst="t17660409-7-person88" type="given" value="John"/>
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<interp inst="t17660409-7-person89" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17660409-7-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him several years; I never heard any ill of him. Guilty of stealing, but not privately from his person. </p>
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<p>See him tried by the name of C. Fendall, No. 349. in Sir Charles Asgill's Mayorality.</p> </div1>
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<p>209. (L.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-8-off40 t17660409-8-victim93"/> </persName> ++.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-8-person95" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17660409-8-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner seized by the prosecutor, and saw him take the coat from under the prisoner's coat.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the affair.</p>
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<p>210. (L.)
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<persName id="t17660409-9-person99"> John Righton
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-9-off45 t17660409-9-crimeloc47"/>, between St. Martin's-le-grand and Butcher-hall lane, going towards Newgate; I felt a hand in my pocket, and touched the prisoner's hand; it was out of my pocket, with my handkerchief three parts out. I took him by the collar, and asked him what he was about. He said, going home to his father in Goswell-street. As we were talking, a constable came by with two pickpockets; he asked what was the matter; I told him; he desired I would deliver him to him, which I did; he was taken before my Lord-Mayor, and he committed him.</p>
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<p>I did not touch the handkerchief.</p>
<p>He called
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<interp inst="t17660409-10-person107" type="given" value="William"/>
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<interp inst="t17660409-10-person108" type="given" value="Anne"/>
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<interp inst="t17660409-10-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> (produced the silk cloak, two bed gowns, and three aprons;) these I took out of a bundle of the prisoner's, in the Swan and Two Necks yard; I took her in the yard, on the 19th of February; she had been advertised.</p>
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<p>212. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I wish I had it now to make a dumplin of; I got it for that use; I had had no victuals for two or three days.</p>
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<p>213. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17660409-12-person120" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am King's weigher, and attend the keys; I saw the prisoner yesterday at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-12-off63 t17660409-12-crimeloc65"/>, about half an hour after 4 o'clock, take the tobacco from the scale, and run away with it. I pursued him into Thames-street; he threw it away, and a cart stopt him, and I took and secured him: I did not know him before. (Produced in court, 23 pounds of it.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-12-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was attending the scale; I saw the prisoner with the tobacco under his arm; he ran as hard as he could with it; he dropt it, and was taken.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>A person desired me to carry it to the Crown in Darkhouse lane, and I was to have 6 d. for my trouble.</p>
<p>He called
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<interp inst="t17660409-13-person131" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I came up when this was acted; I heard a noise, one of the men came back and said, d - n your eyes you bitch I'll knock your brains out if you say any thing to me; he was going to knock my wife down, I know the prisoner was one of them; we went to the watch-house and told them the affair; I went up to the Coach and Horses near Hatton-garden, then the constable came; we told him what had happened; we went in search of them, we found no cane, so came away, I did not know the prisoner he being undressed. When we were gone, Edwards came and brought the cane to us; then we went and took the prisoner, he said he bought it at the Raven for 3 d. we did not go to the Raven to enquire.</p>
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<p>I had been in Charter-house-square; coming back to the Fleet-market, where I live, I heard a noise; I went up, and found I knew one of the young fellow using this gentleman ill; I took hold of him and desired him to let him alone; I left him, and he went to the gentleman again and struck him; I went and pulled him again; then he went with me: then Richard Wade came to me, we went to the Black Raven, there came in a stranger with this cane; he said he found it where we had been fighting, he wanted me to buy it; I said I did not want such a thing; then he desired me to take it in my lodging for him.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Had you any money about you?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I had, but I suppose they had not time to take that.</p>
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
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<p>220. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-17-off91 t17660409-17-crimeloc94"/>: on Saturday the 1st of March, the prisoner came into my shop to sell some waste paper; when he was gone out, Mr. Thomson, who was in my back room, told me he saw him take a pair of stockings; he and I went and brought him back, and he had the stockings in his possession, (produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-17-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with Mr. Saunders in a back room, the prisoner came into the shop with a parcel of paper to sell; Mr. Saunders put it into the scale, and as he turned his back the prisoner took a pair of stockings from off the counter and put them into his pocket; when he was gone I told Mr. Saunders of it. We went after him, and took him in the street and brought him back; then he took out these stockings and put them on the counter.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of it; my handkerchief was out of my pocket, and perhaps I might make a mistake.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>221. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-18-off97 t17660409-18-crimeloc99"/>; the prisoner was destitute of a lodging and I took her in; she had been with me five or six months; I missed the things mentioned in the indictment, I told her of it, she would not own to the taking them; I got a warrant and took her up, then she owned to the taking the bed-curtains and half a guinea; she said she had pawned the curtains to Mr. Gunston.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I leave it to the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>222. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-19-off103 t17660409-19-crimeloc106"/>; as I was at dinner on the 7th of March I heard something below stairs; I ordered my servant to go and see, there was the prisoner on the outside the door. She was asked what she wanted: she said she came to enquire for one Mrs. own. My servant said there is no such e, and asked what she had in her apron; prisoner said she might go look. She went my servant pursued and took her; I went out to assist, and found in the prisoner's apron a gown and a pair of shoes of my wife's; the prisoner would not part with them for some time, (produced and deposed to) they were taken from a back room up one pair of stairs.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<p>223. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I did pawn the things, but I told the pawnbroker I would fetch them out again the next week.</p>
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<p>224. (L.)
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<p>Mr. Smith. On Tuesday evening as I was going home at the end of Trig-lane, I met the prisoner with a sack on his back; I asked him what he had got there, he told me nothing. I went and seized him by the collar, and asked him again; he said the same again, he threw the sack from his back. I got assistance and secured him; we found a red mark, E. Rawlins, Dartford, 1765; he said he picked the coals out of the mud; we found his stockings very dry, the coals very clean; he was carried before Mr. Alderman Turner, who bound me over to prosecute.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I gave sixpence for the sack about a month ago, and I picked up the coals along the shore in different places.</p>
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<p>225. (M.)
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<p>I was going by the alms-houses, and I picked up these shirts by the side of a wall; I saw two people follow me, and I stopped till they came up.</p>
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<p>Q. What business is he of?</p>
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<p>Q. Does he keep a horse?</p>
<p>Willoie. I do not know that he does.</p>
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<persName id="t17660409-23-person213"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17660409-23-person213" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and told him our suspicious, and the prisoner was taken up by Sir John's men at his lodgings.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-23-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the George inn in Leather-lane, I left a little black horse with a switch tail to one Smith, I believe the prisoner to be the man, on a Friday, and he had him again the Monday following; he mounted about a quarter after two o'clock in the morning. The horse was sent home on the Tuesday; he said he wanted the horse to go to Hertford.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear of the Birmingham coach being robbed?</p>
<p>Moss. I did, according to the account in the papers he had the horse the same day.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>That morning that I had this horse I set out to go to Hertford, but I returned back, and was at Islington at Mr. Nash's house, at the time this robbery was committed.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-23-person216" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was at my house on the Monday morning, I think the 3d of March; I know he was taken up the Thursday after, being the 6th; I hearing he was taken up I went to see him in prison, and they detained me there all night by order of Mr. Marsden, who sent three thief-catchers.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the 6th of March was he at your house?</p>
<p>Nash. He was at my house, as near as I can tell, about a quarter after 7 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. What house do you keep?</p>
<p>Nash. I keep a public house.</p>
<p>Q. How far is the place described where the robbery was committed, from your house?</p>
<p>Nash. It is about three miles, he had no horse with him when at my house.</p>
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Greenwood. I do not know, I never saw him before, I know nothing how he came there; he confessed nothing.</p>
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<p>Q. How did the prisoner get into your room?</p>
<p>Hargrave. I do not know.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-25-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 21st of February I met the prisoner with a blue great coat under his arm, I cannot say this is it, it is like it.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Herbert. He was a coachman.</p>
<p>A witness. This coat Levi offered me to sale on the 21st of February, I had had intelligence of it, so I stopped it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-25-person231" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . A man called me in the street, and offered a blue coat to sell, I did not buy it. I think the prisoner is the man, and this to be the coat, but am not certain.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all about the coat. The prosecutor knows me, ask him my character.</p>
<p>Bushell. I knew him some time, but was never much in his company: I know no ill of him before this affair.</p>
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<p>229. (M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-26-off151 t17660409-26-victim235"/> </persName> did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and taking from his person 10 s. in money numbered, his property, against his will </rs>,
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<interp inst="t17660409-26-person236" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was walking in Hyde-park on Easter Monday, between 3 and 4 o'clock in the afternoon; the prisoner came and took me by the collar, and demanded a guinea of me; I told him I had no such money; he forcibly took two King William's crown pieces from me; he frightened me, by telling me he would knock my soul out; I said I was no more than a
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<p>Q. Had he any arms with him? (The prisoner is a
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<p>Webb. No, he had not; I saw nothing in his hands.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Webb. I live in Berwick-street, and work with Mr. Medley, a builder.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I will tell the whole truth, he was along with a woman, doing things that he ought not to do.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Had you been with a woman just before?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I had.</p>
<p>Q. Had you picked her up and been lying with her in the park?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I will not answer to that.</p>
<p>Q. Did he demand a guinea of you because you had had familiarity with that woman?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He did mention some such thing.</p>
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<p>230. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17660409-27-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor: the prisoner was in our house, he had seen me take money out of the corner cupboard. While I and a customer went backwards, he broke my cupboard open, and took out four guineas and two half guineas; he went out, but he returned again, for I heard him talk to my bird, and I know his voice. I did not see him, but I missed the money, and found the lock broke in a few minutes after he was gone, there was nobody there but him;
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<interp inst="t17660409-27-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prosecutor stopt the prisoner in Tower-street, and charged me with him. I asked him if he was guilty, or not; he said he took the money out of a corner cupboard, but did not break the cupboard open; he confess the same, in my hearing, before the Justices at Whitechapel.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>They got me drunk, and I did not know what I said. I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Was the prisoner in liquor when he confest?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No, he was not.</p>
<p>Mrs. O'Neal, and
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-27-defend238 t17660409-27-punish162"/> Death </rs>. Recommended.</p> </div1>
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<p>231. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-28-victim248 t17660409-28-viclabel166"/>. On the 25th of February, I was called home about half an hour after 8 at night, and told a person had robbed my shop, and the man described to me that was seen to run out of the shop. I caused a hue and cry to be made about the country. I was told such a man was seen going into Brentford. I was coming to London, to acquaint Sir
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<interp inst="t17660409-28-person250" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> of it, and we overtook the prisoner at Hammersmith, about half an hour after 1 o'clock, at the Harrow alehouse. We brought him back to Brentford: there a person said he had seen the prisoner in a field. The prisoner at first denied it; at last he said he would shew us where the buckles were: they were found accordingly. I was not by when he told this, but I heard him confess all afterwards.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-28-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 25th of February I was in bed; Mr. Howard sent for me; I went. He told me he had been robbed; (I am a constable at Brentford;) we took him before a Justice of the peace. He a long time denied knowing where the buckles were; but when we got him to the Justice's yard, then he said he would tell us where they were, if we would not let a mob be about him. I and Mr. Howard's man went with him to the place where he said they were; it was a garden near Brentford. He said they were on the other side the pales; I got over, and there found them (three pair produced;) he said he had them out of Mr. Howard's shop.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. These are of the same pattern as they I lost: they are my buckles.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>They made me drunk, to speak things that I never knew.</p>
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<p>232. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17660409-29-person258" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 15th of March, Shirley worked for me at Shepherd's-bush. After it was known that Lack's wife had lost a gown and apron, I went into the stable to the prisoner, and said, Harry, if you know any thing of the woman's things, tell her of them. I was at the searching the prisoner's house; we found several things my property, that he had taken from me. When I told him of this, he fell a crying, and said he would let her have them. Then he went along the road, and crossed some fields, and pulled the gown and apron out of a hedge, tied up in a sacking apron of his own. Then the constable took him to his house; there he owned to the fact.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I saw these things lying in the hedge; I took them out, and looked at them, and put them in again.</p>
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<p>233. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>The man stopt me at Holborn-bridge; I picked up the wheel in the street.</p>
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<p>Peal. Yes, you did.</p>
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<p>The prisoner being a foreigner, an interpreter was sworn.</p>
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. Did he produced any buckles to you?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No, he did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-33-person297" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> take the handkerchief out of the young man's pocket, and give it to Everett behind him. I immediately went to the young man, and discovered it; then I went and took the 2 prisoners by their collars, and said, This took it, and the other received it of him. As I had hold of them, I could not see the handkerchief fall, but it was taken up from under Everett.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-33-person298" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was walking towards the Royal Exchange; I saw a mob of people; they told me they had got some pickpockets; a person knowing me to be a constable, gave me charge of the 2 prisoners: I carried them to the Compter. Mr. Langfor's son swore the handkerchief was his property; and Mr. Roberts swore he saw White take the handkerchief out of the young man's pocket, and deliver it to Everett. I searched Everett, and on his thigh I found a bunch, and found a pair of mittins close to his thigh.</p>
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<p>Only one of the 3 pawnbrokers was examined, viz. Clements Hart, who produced a handkerchief, apron, shift, pair of stays, and tea-kettle, which he deposed he took in of the prisoner at the bar. (These, with the rest found at the other pawnbrokers, were deposed to by Mrs. Deale.</p>
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<p>Q. When did they live by you?</p>
<p>Walker. This is 4 years ago; he used to sell cyder.</p>
<p>Q. Is he living or dead.</p>
<p>Walker. He is alive; I saw him about 3 weeks ago; he works somewhere about the Three Cranes.</p>
<p>Mrs. Gibson. I did live in Tooley-street, but now I live in Flower de-luce-court, next door to Mr. Walker: the prisoner and her husband Bed-good lodged in my house; they lay together, and went for man and wife; I have heard her call him husband: this is about 4 years ago. I have heard them say they came from Bristol. I have not seen Bedgood these 3 years.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-35-person326" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with the husband Bedgood at the taking the prisoner up, in Haydon-yard in the Minories. As soon as she saw her former husband, she called him blackguard, and was going to beat him. When she came before the Justices in Whitechapel, I heard him and she both, in the presence of each other, own they were married to each other; and he made oath of it. The Justices ordered her to be carried before Sir
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Barber. I am a ticket-porter.</p>
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<p>Q. How long is this ago?</p>
<p>Wicks. This is about 20 months ago. I asked her whether she had any children; she said she had one girl, about 7 years of age, at Bristol, and that she had a house there, which she had been offered 250 l. for, and she could sell it for 300 l. she believed; and that it brought her in about 12 l. a year. I told her I would not marry her, without she had a letter produced from Bristol, giving an account of it. There was a letter she produced, with the post mark upon it: so I married her, for the sake of doing well in the world, as all other people would. This letter was to let me know there was such a house there. and every thing as she had mentioned to me. I saw Nicholas Bedgood this morning alive and well. I was married to the prisoner at
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<interp inst="t17660409-35-person333" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17660409-35-person333" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw Mr. Wicks and the prisoner married in St. Lawrence Jewry; I cannot tell justly how long it is ago: I think it was in September 12 months.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence</p>
<p>I can prove that
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<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. How long is this ago, since you saw that woman.</p>
<p>Brent. This is 8 years ago, I believe.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Bedgood was married to that woman before I was born.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-37-victim347 t17660409-37-viclabel223"/>; I lost tobacco out of my shop at several different times; I lost 55 pounds on the 19th of March in one parcel, it was taken out of my shop by three men, Borne was one of them; they run away, and I after them: I took him in the shop of one Banks on Tower-hill, with part of the tobacco; I think Brown is servant to Banks. Banks returned me 26 pounds of it, he is a tobacconist. When I called for assistance, Banks clapped the door too against the headborough at first.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-37-person348" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the prisoner Borne confess he took the tobacco, and sold it to Brown; that the whole came to 13 s. and he had received half a crown of the money. I asked him where the tobacco was; he shewed me the place, and Brown confessed it was in that place, and Banks reproved him for shewing where it was. There is a bill of indictment found against Banks.</p>
<persName id="t17660409-37-person349"> Mary Roberts
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<interp inst="t17660409-37-person349" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw Borne go into Bank's shop; then I went and called Mrs. King: when we first went into the shop, they all denied that any tobacco was brought there; afterwards Borne said, if Mrs. king would not hurt him, he would confess, so did Brown; Borne said he sold it to Brown, and Brown gave him half a crown of the money. Mr. Banks bid Mrs. King take her tobacco; she said she was not a porter, and would not. Mr. Conner was were present.</p>
<p>Mr. Butler. I am headborough of St. John's Wapping: I was sent for to take Borne in custody. Banks would not let me in at first; I rapped very hard, then he came and let me in: they were quarrelling one among another; I saw a parcel of tobacco lying by the counter. Mrs. King said, there is the thief, I deliver him into your hands. Borne owned to me he had stole the tobacco; some was in a sack and some loose; he said he got into the shop of Mrs. King, under pretence of buying a pennyworth of tobacco, and saw the parcel in a sack, and he took it away, and that there were two of his companions on each side the door watching; he said he had sold it to Brown. Brown said he had not sold it to him; Borne said he had received half a crown in part; I saw him have half a crown in his left hand. I know nothing against Brown.</p>
<p>Borne's defence.</p>
<p>As I was coming along, I met two lads with a bag; they asked me if I knew where I could sell some tobacco for them; I came to this man's house with it, knowing he had bought tobacco before.</p>
<p>Brown's defence.</p>
<p>This man came into the shop, and asked me if I would buy a parcel of tobacco; I asked him how he came by it; he said he had it of two sailors; I said I would weigh it. I thought it had been smuggled tobacco; I did not agree for any price, neither did I give him any money for it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-37-person356" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , some years; who all gave him a very good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-38-person361" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live just below Ratcliff-cross, and am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17660409-38-victim360 t17660409-38-viclabel229"/>; I had the misfortune to be burnt out in January last; I moved my goods into a carpenter's work-shop, the prisoner worked
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<p>Q. Had you ever seen the bed and bolster there?</p>
<p>Pellett. I have: they were missing on the 22d of February; one of the men said the prisoner was there last the night before, and may be he might have it, as he was going to be married, and that he worked then at Stepney. I got a warrant, and went and found them in his apartment: I took him up, and he was committed to New Prison; he said he was going to be married, and he believed the d - l was in him, that he did take them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17660409-38-person363" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had the warrant to search; we found the bed and bolster in the prisoner's apartment. When we took him up, he owned he took the bed for the sake of having the girl he was going to be married to.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I have been robbed of many of my tools, and was at law with
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