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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's COMMISSIONS of the PEACE, OVER 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 29th, Thursday the 30th, of APRIL, and Friday the 1st, and Saturday the 2d, of MAY,
<p>In the Seventh Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Fourth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR
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<p>Printed for J WILKIE, at the Bible, in St. Paul's Church-Yard,</p>
<p>[Price Six-Pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290002"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon. Sir
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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>188. (M.)
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<p>Randal Lawrence. I live at
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<p>Matthews. I am a watchman. As I was in Stepney church-yard, the prisoner came by with a bag on his back; I said a good morning to you (this was about a quarter before two o'clock, on the 26th of last month); I asked him what he had got, he said nothing but cloaths; I saw part of the fowls heads and legs hang out, and heard the hens make a noise; I said they are comical cloaths to talk; I took hold of him, and took the fowls and him to the watch house; there were seven hens and a cock, and a ripping chissel in the bag (produced in court). Then he said a man gave him the fowls at Mile-end; I asked him who that friend of his was; he said he did not know him; he fell down on his knees, and begged I would let him go.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. They were all with a piece of blue bays on the leg; they have them on now.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290003"/>189. (M.)
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<p>Q. When did you take the prisoner up?</p>
<p>Jones. He was taken up about a week after.</p>
<p>Q. Should you have taken him up if you had not received that blow?</p>
<p>Jones. I believe I should not.</p>
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<p>190. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-3-person44" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> M'Knaught. The prisoner lodged in the same house where I did; I lost three shirts and two pair of stockings; the prisoner left his lodgings at the time, but I do not know that he took them.</p>
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<p>191. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-4-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came in and asked me if I had lost any thing; saying. he saw a man hand out two half Cheshire cheeses; I looked, and missed them; he described the man and his dress to me, with a red waistcoat, a woollen cap on, and a sort of jockey cap over it, with a dirty apron on; I described his dress to the watchman, and he took the prisoner up.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-4-person52" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming along Portland street, it wanted about a quarter of eight in the evening; I saw the prisoner standing at the prosecutor's door, and a boy was at the corner of the shop; the shop has two fronts, being at a corner. I saw the prisoner go into the shop and take out two half cheeses, and give them to the boy; I saw a boy standing at a little distance; I went and told him of it, and desired him to come with me to go after them, instead of that he went off another way; then I went to the shop, the prosecutor came up into it; I told him what I had seen; we went two different ways to see for them, but could not find them; the next day I saw the prisoner in Argyle-buildings; I had described him to the prosecutor, and he to the watchman, who took the prisoner up; I am sure the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
<p>He called two women, one had known him ten years, and the other eight, who said they never knew any ill by him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-5-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> first missed the goods mentioned; then we observed a pane of glass taken out of the window, and the cloth mentioned in the indictment, which had been lying near the window, was taken away; we went to Sir
<persName id="t17670429-5-person65"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17670429-5-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and had hand-bills dispersed about; the next morning I went to Monmouth-street, and asked at shops if any body had been about with such cloth to sell; I was informed there had been a young fellow offering such to sell, and the person could know him again; and if he saw him he said he would secure him, which he did the next morning, and let me know. I went; we took him before Sir
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<interp inst="t17670429-5-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , there he confessed the fact, and said there were three of them concerned; he is admitted an evidence, his name is Blackmore, he gave an account of a Jew; we had an order from Sir John to go after him, but he has slipt away, and we cannot find him.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290004"/>Q. Can you sell the time the goods were taken away?</p>
<p>Churcher. They were taken away about half an hour after seven o'clock in the evening, on the 18th of March; I came in soon after that time and they were gone, and they were lying there but a little before, there were 40 yards of it.</p>
<p>Q. Where does your partner live?</p>
<p>Churcher. He lives in Drury-lane; he is not here.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-5-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About half an hour after seven o'clock on that Wednesday night, Leach and I went to the prosecutors window; he broke the window, and took out a piece of white cloth, it measured 16 yards and a half; he gave it to me, and I went away with it, and in the mean time he took out two more pieces, and brought them to me; then he went and fetched another piece. I went to his house, then we went and took all the cloth down to Mrs. Nursey's shop; we offered to sell it her at 9 d. a yard, she would not buy it; we sold her a little bit that was cut off from a piece for 13 d. 1/2, then we went home to Leach's house, and staid there all night; the next morning Merrit took the cloth, and sold it to a Jew for 18 d. a yard; we had 1 l. 17 s. for it, and drank two or three pots of beer together.</p>
<p>Q. What is Merrit?</p>
<p>Blackmore. He is one of our gang; he has been tried two or three times; but he was not with us when we took the cloth.</p>
<p>Merrit. I am a watchmaker by trade, I never was tried here.</p>
<p>Blackmore. It was at Hicks's-hall; he once was an evidence here.</p>
<p>Mrs. Nursey. The evidence, and a person like the prisoner Leach, came to my shop, they offered me this small piece of cloth; (produced in court.) It was then wet and dirty; I then took it to be flannel; I bought it of them; after that they produced more, I refused buying any of it; I then suspected it was not honestly come by, and was sorry I had bought this piece.</p>
<p>Court to prosecutor. Look at this cloth.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I believe it to be part of the cloth that was stole from us; I have compared it, and it agrees with the pattern.</p>
<p>Leach's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw Merrit in my life, till before Sir
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<interp inst="t17670429-5-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I accidently dropt in here, and the prisoner Leach calls upon me to give him a character; I have known him from a child, his father and mother were very honest people, but I have nothing to say in behalf of the prisoner.</p>
<p>Merrit's defence.</p>
<p>This evidence Blackmore, was evidence against me at Guildhall Westminster, about some china, but he could not say any thing against me; he told Sir
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<interp inst="t17670429-6-person75" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I wanted a service, and the prisoner picked me up at Charing-cross, to take me to a gentleman; he took me in at an ale-house, this was on Easter Monday; there came two men into the room; they said, here are a couple of gentlemen doing business, and were going out; the prisoner said, we are not about any business; then they sat down; after some little time he handed our rum and water to them, and they their porter to us. I was to meet the gentleman the prisoner said at one o'clock; I was looking at my watch to see the time of the day, he snatched it out of my hand; one of the other men took me to the door, pretending he wanted to speak with me; in the mean time the prisoner and the other man made off, out at another door, the prisoner took my watch with him: I happened to see him on the Wednesday after, peeping into a silversmith's shop in Fleet-street.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-6-person76" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Wandsworth; I was coming by St. Dunstan's church, there I saw the prosecutor have the prisoner by the collar; he said to him, what have you done with my watch you took from me on Monday; there were another fellow or two began to hustle the countryman about, who had got a bundle in his hand; I thought they wanted that; I said to the prisoner, you shall not go away; the other fellows said, then take him into an ale-house; I said no, he should not; they said he should; I called a coach to take him before a magistrate; the door was open; one of the fellows set himself against the door, and said he should not go in; I said he should; at last with assistance we got him and the other man in, we carried them to the Mansion-house; but my Lord-Mayor being engaged, we carried them to the Compter, and after that before my Lord-Mayor; there I said to the prisoner, it appears you are got into a bad gang, you had better impeach and save yourself; he told me he would, and I acquainted my Lord-Mayor with it; but my Lord would
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw the prosecutor in my life, till I met him in Fleet-street; he said, you defrauded me of my watch; I said you are an impudent rascal, I never saw you before; people came and pulled me about, and forced me into a coach at last; I was with a friend on Easter Monday, the time he says he lost his watch; I was with him till three, then we took a walk up to Marybone.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-6-person77" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was with me from nine in the morning till eleven at night, on Easter Monday; he went out with me to Marybone, and from thence we came and drank a couple of pots of beer, at the Three Tuns, by the Seven Dials; then we went home to my lodgings, in Crown Court; we staid there till seven, then we went to the Crown, and staid there till between eleven and twelve.</p>
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<p>See him tried before, in company with Trout, for a crime of the same nature, No 23, 24, in this mayoralty.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17670429-8-person91" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a brother porter, observed the two prisoners and another man, going backwards and forwards by the 'Change, last Saturday was three weeks, between one and two o'clock; we watched them, and saw them make motions at several gentlemens pockets, but they got nothing; the prosecutor was coming along, his pocket happened to be a little open; just before he came to the pastry cook's shop, we saw Chaff take his handkerchief out of his pocket, and give it to Claxton; Palmer catched hold of them both, and we took the third person, but he was discharged before my Lord-Mayor; they were taken into an apothecary's shop, and the handkerchief was found under Claxton; (produced and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Chaff's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw this lad (meaning Claxton) in my life, before they took hold of me; I work for Mr. Roberts a basket-maker.</p>
<p>Claxton's defence.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-10-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , in Bow-street, and on searching him we found 34 l. 12 s. 6 d. in his pocket, and my knee-buckles in his breeches, and sleeve-buttons in his shirt sleeves. I can swear to the knee-buckles to be my property; the buttons are of the same sort as mine, and I believe them to be the same I lost; but as there are many of the same sort, I do not swear to them. We took the prisoner to Sir John Fielding, who committed him to Clerkenwell Bridewell.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to lie at the King's Head that night?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I was trusted with that money of my master's, and I very imprudently lay out.</p>
<p>Q. What had you to do at the King's Head, Covent-Garden?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I had spent some of the money, and I was afraid to go home again.</p>
<p>Q. When had you received that money for your master?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I had received it a fortnight before.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been from your master all that time?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I had.</p>
<p>Q. Was you sober when you went to bed?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I was, and am sure I had the money then.</p>
<p>Q. What is that King's Head?</p>
<p>Lacuse. It is a night-house.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the prisoner in that house before?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I had, two or three times.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you put the money when you went to bed?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I put it under my pillow in my breeches, and went to bed about ten o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you served of your time?</p>
<p>Lacuse. I have served about two years and a half.</p>
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<p>I found the money and thingunder my foot at the King's Head; I lodged here.</p>
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<p>Joseph Lane. I was in at Mr. Free's house, I heard him cry out three or four times, officer; I went to him, he had the prisoner by his coat in the passage; he said the man had been up stairs, and he did not know whether he had robbed him or not. We took him into the back room; then Mr. Free went up stairs and came down again, and said he had been robbed of seven pounds, seven shillings, three spoons, and a silver ladle; then the prisoner took the spoons, ladle and money, out of his pocket.</p>
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<p>There was another man up stairs; I was taken with a fit of trembling; I asked that man to lend me his coat, which he did; in the hurry he got away, and I found them keys in the coat pocket, and the money also.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The prisoner took one guinea out of his breeches pocket, and the other out of his waistcoat pocket</p>
<p>Lane I saw him take the money out of his waistcoat pocket, all but one guinea, which he took out of his breeches pocket.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner's hand-writing?</p>
<p>Morgan. No, I do not.</p>
<p>Mary his wife confirmed the evidence he had given.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-13-person130" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> and another woman, but I cannot be certain it was the prisoner. There was also a tea-kettle which the prosecutor owned, out I do not know who brought it. I went to the prisoner's husband, who is a surgeon in the Hay-market, and he said he would send his brother to me to settle the affair.</p>
<p>Eliz. Cross. I lodge in Mr. Morgan's house. The prisoner desired me to go with her, help carry the bed to Mr. Price's, which I did, and she took the money for it. I never saw her husband till yesterday in my life.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-13-person131" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner told me she had pawned the bed for 18 s. and the tea-kettle for 1 s. at Mr. Price's. I have seen the prisoner write, and know her hand-writing. (She takes the letter in her hand) This is her own hand-writing.</p>
<p>It is read in court, to this purport:</p>
<p>" I find the door of my room is opened; the</p>
<p>"bed is at Mr. Price's, Clare-market, for 18 s.</p>
<p>"and the tea-kettle for 1 s. I have done all in</p>
<p>"my power to get them out, but cannot. I hope</p>
<p>"Mr. Williams will not let me be transported,</p>
<p>"for it was for real want, &c. &c."</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I pawned the bed myself; I desired that woman to carry it for me. I had rather go abroad than stay in England.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-14-person137" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and had some hand-bills dispersed about, and the silver watch was brought the next day; the gold one was not brought till the prisoner was committed for another crime, which was about two months after.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Ireland. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Mar y Ireland. I am wife to the prosecutor. The gold watch was mine; it was missing from the bed's head with the other. I never saw the prisoner till after he was in custody.</p>
<p>John Hill. The last day of February, a person came with an order to fetch out a gold laced hat that was pledged at our house. I said, we do not deliver things If the person comes that brought them. Then was informed the person that brought it was in Clerkenwell Bridewell, named
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<interp inst="t17670429-14-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> had pledged a god watch, went to see him, and found him to be the same person that I took it in of; then I went to Sir
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<interp inst="t17670429-14-person140" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17670429-14-person140" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and gave information of it; it was pledged the 26th of December. The prisoner had used our house before. (Produced and deposed to by prosecutor and wife.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-14-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of December, I took in her watch of a person that went by the name of Philips. On the 24th there was an advertisement describing the watch, then I went to Sir
<persName id="t17670429-14-person142"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17670429-14-person142" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> with it, and the prosecutor came and owned (produced and deposed to.) The person that brought made a different appearance from what the prisoner does now; the prisoner is like him in make an, but I cannot swear that he is the man.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never knew where Mr. Ireland lived. As to the gold watch, I found it in the Green Park, wrapt up in a red handkerchief; I kept it some time, and not seeing it advertised, I went and pledged it. I lived with the Earl of Shrewsbury three years.</p>
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<p>There was another indictment against him for stealing a quantity of wearing apparel.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17670429-15-person148" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> on the Thursday, and had hand-bills dispersed about. The prisoner lodged in my house, and he went away on the Sunday morning without giving me any notice; he is a carpenter by trade. After I had missed the watch, he came again and paid me for his lodging; I told him I had lost my watch, but he would not own any thing of it, neither would he when Mr. Davidson produced it.</p>
<p>Mr. Davidson. I am a pawnbroker. I think it was on Tuesday, March the 4th, the prisoner came into my shop, there was a glazier putting in a pane of glass in the door; the prisoner stood in the shop near an hour. I asked him what he wanted; he said he would tell me presently. After that I asked him again if he wanted any thing
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290009"/> particular; he said no. After some time he took out this watch, (produced and deposed to by prosecutrix) and said he wanted three guineas and a half upon it. I said, is it your own; he said no, it is Mr. Burton's, a plumber in the Strand. I took it in and after he was gone, I looked out and saw him standing with some paviours near Mr. Burton's door, which gave me to believe he had told me the truth. On the Thursday in the evening I received a bill from Sir John Fielding. describing the watch; then I went to Mr. Burton, and asked him if he sent a man with such a watch to me; he said no. I said, is there such a young man lives with you; he said there was a young man lived with him, but he was gone out, and when he came in he would send for me. After that I was sent for, but neither I or my wife could be certain to him. We went to Sir John Fielding's to know where the watch was lost from; about ten minutes after came Mr. Burton's young man, who said he had found out where Mrs. Hall lives, and he would go with me to see if he was the person. When we came there, she said she had a suspicion of one Allison that had lodged there; we went and found him working in his business. The prisoner said he was very sorry, and hoped I would be favourable in my evidence.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw Mr. Davidson before I saw him at Sir
<persName id="t17670429-15-person149"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17670429-15-person149" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17670429-15-person149" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's. I told Mrs. Hall I was going away, and when I went again for my box, she told me her watch was gone. I said I knew nothing of it.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. One night before he told me he should go away, but at the time of going away he did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-15-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the prisoner's brother, I am a hair-dresser. The prosecutrix told me she had the watch in the house on the Tuesday morning.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I believe I had it on the Tuesday morning, after he went away on the Sunday.</p>
<p>Mr. Steadman. The prisoner has been in town five months, he worked for Mr. Pilewood, a carpenter in Piccadilly, who gave me a good account of the prisoner, as to his behaviour.</p>
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<p>Q. from Elliot. How did I behave when I worked for you?</p>
<p>Bramble. I did not suspect him wronging me, but he was a drunken man, and would cause the others to neglect their business by drinking.</p>
<p>Q. from Benham. How long did I work for you?</p>
<p>Bramble. Benham worked for me about four months; I cannot lay any theft to his charge while with me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-16-person158" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; betwixt one and two o'clock that night, Elliott came along with an iron pot on his shoulder; I asked where he was going; he said he was going home; I stopt him, and insisted upon knowing what he had got; he laid the pot down, and while I was looking at it, he made off from me: I went and took him by the collat, and called another watchman to my assistance; when I got him to the watch-house, he said he found the pot in the middle of the road.</p>
<persName id="t17670429-16-person159"> John Vitu
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<interp inst="t17670429-16-person159" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; I assisted Parker after he had taken Elliott, after that I found Mr. Bramble's house broke open; I called him up, and told him we had sent the man to Marybone watch-house; he and I went to the watch-house, there Elliot said he found the pot in the middle of the road; Mr Bramble said it was his pot.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Are you sure to the pots?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I am quite sure to them, that taken upon Elliott had a hole in it at the bottom.</p>
<p>Elliott's defence.</p>
<p>On the 14th of March, this young man (meaning Benham) and I, were going out to look for work, we were going towards Bristol; going up Oxford-road, I found a parcel of iron pots; I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290010"/> said, let us take them home; we each of us took one, and carried them to me; coming back again, we found the other in got; when Parker stopt me, I made no resistance, I intended the next morning to adverse them, that the right owner might have them.</p>
<p>Benham's defence the same.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. When you found the pots in Benham's house, what did he say?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Benham said he knew nothing of them, he did not know how they came there.</p>
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<p>209. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-18-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 15th of March I was in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17670429-18-off94 t17670429-18-crimeloc96"/>; I knocked at Murphey's door between the hours of twelve and two in the morning; the prisoner came up to me, and said they will not let you in; then said I, I must go somewhere else; I was going to turn away, he struck me in the belly, and snatched away my watch; I said, you villain, you have got my watch; he said, who me, Sir; he held his hand behind him, to give it to two of his companions; he ran away, I pursued and overtook him, and pushed him down. I asked him for my watch; he said he had not got it. I charged the constable with him, and we were both put in the watch-house all night; after that a watchman brought in the watch with the glass broke; I paid him for finding it; he still denied that he ever had it; his hand was cut, and he said I cut it, but we found a knife in his pocket bloody.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure he took the watch, or did you drop it in running?</p>
<p>Pritchard. I saw it as he took it from me.</p>
<p>John - I was constable of the night;</p>
<p>Mr. Pritchard brought the prisoner to the watch-house, and accused him with stealing his watch; I searched him, but could find no watch; I found a knife bloody in his pocket; I took the charge, and put him down in the hole, and the prosecutor had a bed; a little after a watchman, who is a very honest fellow, came in, and said he had searched about for the watch, and had found it lying up against a door; he produced it, the glass was broke; when Mr. Pritchard came down in the morning, I asked him the particulars of the watch; he told me the maker's name, seal, chain, and every particular; the prisoner told me his name was Church, but before Sir
<persName id="t17670429-18-person171"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17670429-18-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the next morning he said it was Price.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prosecutor drunk or sober when he came first with the prisoner?</p>
<p>Constabie. He was far from being drunk, he might be a little chearful; he never varied from the account he first gave, the same he has mentioned here.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all of the watch, the gentleman has accused me wrongfully.</p>
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<p>210 (M.)
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<persName id="t17670429-19-person178"> Thomas Portal
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<interp inst="t17670429-19-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I stopt a brocaded waistcoat upon the prisoner at the bar, he told me it was his own, it being much too big for him; although he brought two people to say it was his property, I could not believe them, and I stopt and advertised it, and when the prosecutor came and owned it I delivered it to him.</p>
<persName id="t17670429-19-person179"> Hannah Parrot
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<interp inst="t17670429-19-person179" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I bought two old shirts of the prisoner at the bar, about the 10th or 11th of March; he said they were his own. (Produced and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<persName id="t17670429-19-person180"> Elizabeth Newlove
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<interp inst="t17670429-19-person180" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> The waistcoat was delivered to me at the Justice's; I had a little business to do, and I gave it my uncle to take home, and he had put it into his drawer, but it has since been taken away by somebody; I know that and the shirts were the prosecutor's property. The prisoner had got a watch, two rings, and a pair of silver buckels when taken, but I do not know of any he had before; he was taken up on the 14th of March.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I worked hard for that money at sea: I had not taken all my wages when I did lodge there.</p>
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<p>211. (L.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17670429-20-off110 t17670429-20-crimeloc108"/>; the prisoner came to our shop on the 23d of February to buy some ribbon; she stole three yards of ribbon. My servant detected her in it, it was my property. I got a search-warrant, and searched her box at Mr. Showers's, a throwster in Leman-street, Goodman's-fields. There we found the things mentioned in the indictment, nineteen yards of black silk lace, three yards of white ditto, and twenty-two yards of silk ribbon; they were my mother's property, but she is since dead; she died the 2d of November. She was committed to the Poultry Compter.</p>
<p>Q. Were these things missed in your mother's life-time?</p>
<p>Caley. I cannot say any of them were.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-20-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Caley; I was by when these goods (produced in court) were found in the prisoner's box; the key was produced in the house, I think by her fellow-servant; these were Mrs. Caley's property.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to suspect the prisoner?</p>
<p>Hawkesworth. She came on the 18th of February, between seven and eight, to buy some blond lacc. I shewed her a box, and she bought about as much as came to 1 s. by noon, after she was gone, we missed a card of blond lace; I was very sure I had not shewed any lace to any body but her, and was resolved to lay wait for her the next time she came; and on the Monday morning, the 23d of February, she came again much about the same time. to buy some white ribbon; I shewed her some, and observed every parcel that lay in the drawer; the piece of white was in the corner next to her; it was missing. I charged her, and she was committed to the Poultry Compter; I went and confronted her with all these goods, after we had searched her box, and shewed her them; she confessed to all, and said she took them all in the shop; she did not say when, but we believe she took them from time to time; she has been an old customer.</p>
<p>Q. Can you tell whether they were taken away before or after Mrs. Caley's death?</p>
<p>Hawkesworth. That I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. Then for any thing you know, these goods might have been in the shop after Mrs. Caley's death?</p>
<p>Hawkesworth. They might for what I know.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>What I had in my box was my own.</p>
<p>To her character.</p>
<p>Mrs. Showers. The prisoner lived servant with us very near five years; I could never accuse her with wronging me. She went out as usual that morning.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know of her having any connexions with bad people?</p>
<p>Showers. We do not know of her having any great connexions.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-20-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to my master's on the 18th of February; I missed a card of blond lace after she was gone. She came again on the 23d for a little white ribbon; I saw her take a piece of white silk ribbon out of the box, and put it into her pocket. I let her go out of
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
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<p>213. (L.)
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<p>(The bag and paper produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-22-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am sixteen years old; I was in the room with my mistress; the prisoner came in, and stood at the bottom of the table, speaking about his reckoning; I saw him snatch the money and go out directly. I told my mistress he had got her money; she found it was gone.</p>
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<p>Mr. Morton gave the same account that Mrs. Hern had done, concerning his bringing and delivering the money.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the money; this lad Robinson has been guilty of those affairs; I can't say whether he did not take it and lay it there</p>
<p>He called Mr. Sergeant and Mrs. Butler to his character; the first had not known him lately, and the other could only say he was sober and honest when a youth, and served his time out.</p>
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<p>214. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-23-person209" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was a labourer to Mr. Joseph. The prisoner sent me with a letter and pewter teapot to a cousin she had at Wapping, on a Sunday night; I delivered them to the person. The next Sunday she sent for me to give me a little soup, and then sent me again with another parcel. I had a thought there was something in the paper more than common; I opened it, and in it were two children's boats, two milk-pots, and a sugar-castor; there were two letters on the pots, R for Henry and H for Joseph.</p>
<p>Q. Can you read?</p>
<p>Faulkner. No, I cannot.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure they were such letters?</p>
<p>Faulkner. Now you put me to a stand; but I know them to be my master's mark, because I work for him. I know his mark very well.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-23-person210" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Joseph. I was informed by my master's apprentice, that she had stole those things mention'd, and I asked if she had not taken such things, she told in had. I went and fetch till back again, the tea-pot and castor, the people denied ever seeing them.</p>
<p>Eliz. Lhouse. The prisoner come to me one Monday morning, and gave me a little pew be: tle; she said she had bought it for her her brother, and he was sa without it: about two after she brought me little so little boy; she said she had bought that for her brother. (The goods produced and deposed to)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I have nothing to say, only to ask pardon of my master. I am willing to suffer any thing rather than to go abroad.</p>
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<p>The prisoner in her defence said, she bought them eight years ago at the Hen and Chickens in Smithfield.</p>
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<p>Q. to Castle. How came Maddox to be charged?</p>
<p>Castle. I believe he was charged by Parry.</p>
<p>Parry's defence.</p>
<p>Maddox got the board for me, I thought he had bought it, I bought it of him.</p>
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<p>218. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been drinking at the White Hart White-cross-street; coming home, two or three men laid hold of me, and took me to a place I did not know; when it was morning, I found myself in Clerkenwell Bridewell. I am as innocent as the child unborn.</p>
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<p>219. (M.)
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<p>Anne Wall. I live in
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<interp inst="t17670429-27-person239" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the prisoner confess she had taken Mrs. Wall's things, and where she had pawn'd the spoons.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<p>There were two other indictment against her.</p>
<p>See her tried by the name of
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<p>220. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-28-person245" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Queen-street, Seven Dials; I lett the prisoner a ready furnished lodging, on or about the 9th of March; after that Mr. Pickering came and told me I was robb'd, and he had got the thief in the Round-house. I went there; I saw the prisoner. I ask'd him for the key of the room; then I went and look'd in it, and missed the things laid in the indictment: the prisoner own'd he had taken them, and went with me and the constable to the house where he had pawn'd the blanket and sheet; we brought them to the Justice (this was the 16th of March) then we went to another place for the pictures.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17670429-29-victim255 t17670429-29-viclabel166"/>. Last Monday in the evening, about eight o'clock, I lost two pieces of white jeans; it is called sustain; it is used for the linings of waistcoats and breeches; the prisoner was taken by my servant with them, he can give a farther account.</p>
<persName id="t17670429-29-person257"> John Rose
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<interp inst="t17670429-29-person257" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to the prosecutor; I heard something fall in the back warehouse; I went directly out, and saw the prisoner with two pieces of white jeans under his arm, my master's property; he flung them down and ran; I went and took him directly, in half a quarter of a minute. (Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I am a
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<note>[Text unreadable in original.]</note>fa street door when I left it.) I went a was taken down, and a great 13 inches square, was broke, taken out which belong to ker; a pair that I made him, ght to be mended. The two prisoner both in custody, and the shoes found. acknowledged before the Justice that H broke the place open, and enticed him to go in.</p>
<persName id="t17670429-30-person268"> Samuel Elson
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<interp inst="t17670429-30-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took Harris as he stuck in the prosecutor's window; his face was in the shop. He had been in; there were the marks of his feet in the shop, and the glass was pushed in; he was with his back downwards; he was cut, and bleeding very much. The other prisoner is a watchman; he and the boy Harris were in company about two hours before, and two other boys with them; they went into a public-house and called for beer; the woman was afraid to draw them beer. Hencher said, what are you afraid of, do you think I will bring any bad people here; then she drawed them some beer: after that Harris pulled out some money, seemingly to me to distribute among them; the woman was frighted, and begged we would not leave her while they were in the house, her husband not being within. About one o'clock the two prisoners went out of the house and returned again; Harris came in first and sat a little time; then Hencher came in; then there was some whispering; then they went out again. After that I went out, and saw Harris in the plight I mentioned in the prosecutor's window. We got a candle; there lay his hat under the side of the window. After I took him out, we asked him how he came to do such a thing. He said, Hencher broke the place open, and told him he knew there were a number of shoes in the shop, and if he got them he would take them to his watch-box, and there they would be safe.</p>
<p>Q. Was you by when Hencher was taken?</p>
<p>Elson. I was. He said he knew nothing of it; he was in the alehouse before I went in again; he had not returned from crying the hour one above ten minutes, when I brought Harris into the house.</p>
<p>Q. How wide is the window where Harris was in?</p>
<p>Elson. I take it to be about ten inches and a half one way, and twelve the other. It was part of an old sash turned sideways; it was the upper pane that was broke; the shoes were lying on the outside, one in Harris's hat, and the other by the side of it. Harris owned it to be his hat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-30-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am going into the 15th year of my age. I was sitting at the One Tun, in came Hencher; he said to Harris, if his master was gone to bed he might stay in his watch-house all night. We asked if there were room for us all; there were Harris, I, and another. He said there were; we all crowded into his box; it being a rainy night we got a pot of purl. Hencher said he knew of a good shop to break into, and wanted Harris to get into it. Harris shook his head, but said nothing to it. Hencher said he would go round his beat and come again to us; he said there were a good many boots and shoes in it; he went out, and we with him; we went into an alehouse and had two pots of purl; then Harris and he went out to cry the beat. I heard Harris cry it. Then they came in; and afterwards Harris went out and Hencher staid in; soon after that Harris was brought in bleeding.</p>
<p>Q. What does, Harris do for a livelihood?</p>
<p>Fisher. He rides horses about; he used to come to the One Tun alehouse at the corner of Field-lane. I heard him say he got twelve shillings once by knocking the lobb.</p>
<p>Q. What is that?</p>
<p>Fisher. That is breaking open a place.</p>
<p>Q. What is your business?</p>
<p>Fisher. I go about with a jack-ass; and sell potatoes and other things.</p>
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<p>224. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-31-person274" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 26th of March I lost a coat, waistcoat, and a pair of sheepskin breeches. (The indictment is wrong, I did not lose velvet breeches.) I found my things again at Mr. Master's, a pawnbroker, about three hours after they were taken. My apprentice had seen the prisoner go in there with a bundle; he came and told me. I am a
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<p>Mr. Masters. The prisoner brought a coat, waistcoat, and a pair of leather breeches, and pledged them to me the 26th of March; the prosecutor came and owned them, and desired me to stop him if he came again. He came again in about three hours after for more money, and I stopt him. I asked him how he came to take his master's things; he said he did it in order to keep it up; that is, I suppose, to keep up his frolick. He was very drunk.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>What I did I did with honesty; I did not do it with intent to defraud.</p>
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<p>225. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-32-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came and asked if I had lost any thing; I then missed the cannisters; I went one way and he the other, and he took the prisoner with the cannister of green tea upon him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-32-person281" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Going by the prosecutor's shop, I saw two lads run out of the shop; I called, and Mr. Thompson came out; he missed the cannisters. We went down the street, he one way and I the other; I met the prisoner; I clapped my hand upon him and said, I believe you are one of the lads that robbed Mr. Thompson of some tea. I felt about him, and found the cannister under his coat; Mr. Thompson came and took it of me. (Produced and deposed to by a mark under it, which the prosecutor put on it when the exciseman took it last.)</p>
<p>Mr. Pearce. I met the last witness; he told me what he was after, and desired me to assist. (The rest as Toler had deposed.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never was guilty of such a thing in my life. I was brought in by seeing two or three lads in Whitechapel; they got me to drink with them, and they gave me the cannister.</p>
<p>Q. to Toler. Do you know whether the prisoner is one of the boys that came out of the shop?</p>
<p>Toler. I am not sure of that. When I stopped him, and told him he was one of the lads that robbed Mr. Thompson, he said it was two boys that are gone that way, pointing; I looked, but saw no boys.</p>
<p>Pearce. After Mr. Thompson had taken the cannister, the prisoner said, God bless me, I kicked it before me.</p>
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<note>[Text unreadable in original.]</note>was ing a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17670429-33-off190 t17670429-33-crimeloc192"/>. The prisoner came house last Tuesday, between one and two o'clock he said another gentleman was coming to him; there was only one gentleman in the room where he was. I saw him come in, and saw him have the tankard. I went up stairs; my wife sent immediately up to me, to let me know the man was run away with the tankard. I came down and sent my man after him, but he could not meet with him. I went to Goldsmith's-hall and got hand-bills out, and about seven o'clock Mr. Benbrook came and let me know he had my tankard. The prisoner left this coat behind him in a handkerchief (produced in court). I never saw the prisoner in my life before that time, but I am sure he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-33-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Tothill street, Westminster; the prisoner brought this tankard to me last Tuesday, about five o'clock in the afternoon; he wanted to pledge it for five guineas; I looked at it, and asked him several questions: he said he had had it about seven months, and that it was left him as a legacy by an uncle at the back of Barnet church. I said his account was not satisfactory
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<p>Prosecutor. This is my property which I lost that day, marked R S W in a cypher, and the weight on the bottom, according to the warning that I had printed.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I can't deny what is alledged against me. It was necessity that drove me to it; I lay under the difficulty of being arrested every hour of the day.</p>
<p>He called
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<interp inst="t17670429-33-person289" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , between five and six years; Mr. Gisbourn and Mr. Bennet, fourteen or fifteen; who looked upon him to be an honest man exclusive of this affair.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-34-person296" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am going into thirteen years of age, I am brother-in-law to the prosecutor, and live with him; the woman at the bar came to our house, and called for half a gallon of beer, and change for a guinea; (this was about six o'clock in the afternoon) it was to be to Mr. Oats's in Bride's passage, I could beer met me in the passage, and gave of paper, and asked me for the change, saying, she was going for some to Mr. Prices's she Cheesemonger, so I gave it her</p>
<p>Q. What money had you?</p>
<p>Clowes. Mistress gave me half a guinea, 5 s. 3 d. 4 s. 6 d. and 2 d. I had it loose in my hand; she said her uncle was to give me the guinea, meaning Mr. Oats. I went with the beer to Mr. Oats's, he said he did not want any beer.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-34-person297" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner is the woman that came to my master, named Thrush, a stationer in Salisbury-court, for half a quire of the best foolscap paper, on February the 18th; she wanted a quire of whited brown paper for Mr. Case the carpenter; I gave it her; then she came again and wanted more. I let her have this paper (the sheet produced) which the prisoner delivered the lad when she took the change. That day she came about five o'clock, I asked my master if I should follow her; he thought she came on a false pretence, which I did.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw the boy nor the money, I own I had the paper.</p>
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<p>Susanna Croxion. Sister to Mrs. Miller, deposed the prisoner pledged with her a pair of leather breeches, a shirt, and a pair of men's shoes.</p>
<p>Henry Grande Rainshaw, servant to Mr. Davis, deposed the prisoner pledged with him a pair of stuff shoes, a pair of stockings, and a shirt, (produced in court and deposed to by the respective owners)</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-37-person318" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost a surtout coat from off a box by my bed-side, on the 6th of March. On the Monday morning I went and found it at Mr. Paterson's, a pawnbroker; I took up the prisoner; he confessed before the Alderman he was in distress, and he took it, and thought to have brought it back again.</p>
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<p>I did not take it with a design to keep it.</p>
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<p>232. (M.)
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<p>A witness. I am a carpenter, and buy and sell brokery goods. The prisoner came to me and said, brother chip, will you buy a saw. I am going into the country, and want money; I gave him half a crown for it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17670429-39-person328" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at work in the Minories; the prisoner came to me, and offered a pannel-saw to sell; I said, is it your own: he said, he was as honest a man as any in the world; he said he was at work in Rosemary-lane; he had a good many tools in a bag: I followed him; he went into a public-house, I followed him in; he put the tools down and ran away. Then I advertised them; after that the prosecutor came and owned them; there was a tennant-saw, two smoothing-planes, an oil-stone, a plough, a stock, a hammer, and a pair of pinchers.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176704290019"/>Prosecutor. They are all my property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I met a person, we went to drink in King-street, Golden-square; he had these tools on his back, he desired me to take and sell them for him.</p>
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<p>233, 234, 235. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17670429-40-person339" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Bosworth and Griffiths in Newgate-street; I was going over the way, I saw three soldiers standing at Mr. Carter's back door in Bagnio-court; I came close to them; I heard them say to a little boy that was with them, go over into that alley, and go over a board, and fetch a shirt for me, and we will stay here till you come; the boy said, don't run away; they said, no: the boy gave them the bundle, they said we will hold the bundle the while; the boy went, and I followed him up the passage; he ask'd me if I knew where a washerwoman lived; then I turned round, and saw the three soldiers were gone; I said, the men are running away with your things; he cried and ran after them: I ran up Newgate-street, and down Panier-alley, through Pater-noster-row, into St. Paul's church-yard; then I turned into Dolly's-passage and crossed into Newgate-street, and up into Bull-head court, there two of them were taken; then I went for the boy's father, the boy's name is
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<interp inst="t17670429-40-person341" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of March I was coming down Pater noster-row, I turned into St. Paul's church-yard; I met two soldiers, they ran against me; instantly I heard the alarm, stop the soldiers; I turned and pursued. I saw one of them drop the bundle; I took it up, and followed them across Newgate-street into Bull head-court; there I took Harding and Rees; I believe it was Harding that dropped the bundle. We took them to the Compter; after that I heard them say Fowkes drew them in, he was the projector of it; and that this was the first offence they had been guilty of. (The things produced and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Q. to Gibbs. How old is the boy?</p>
<p>Gibbs. He is about eight years old.</p>
<p>The three prisoners in their defence said they were innocent of the affair.</p>
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