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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176710210001"/>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 21st, Thursday the 22d, and Friday the 23rd, of OCTOBER,
<p>In the Seventh Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Eighth 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="176710210002"/>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>William Green,</p>
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<p>517, 518. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17671021-1-person39" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and I went on board the boat, in which were the two prisoners; we asked them how they came by the several ropes; Nowls said he did it to get his tools out of pawn, he is an oar-maker; we carried them both up to the work-house; Mr. Johnson saw the rope the next day, and owned the rope laid in the indictment (a piece of it produced in court, and deposed to by Johnson;) after that I found a shoemaker's knife in the boat, (produced in court) I suppose they cut the hawser from the vessel with it.</p>
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<p>I never stole any rope.</p>
<p>Still's defence.</p>
<p>We had been over the water, and staid with an acquaintance; coming by the river-side we saw a boat, we got into her to come home, and the ropes were lying in the boat.</p>
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<p>There were two other indictments against them.</p> </div1>
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<p>519. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I went into the warehouse to speak to a ticket-porter, there was a cooper; my wife being with child, I asked him for a bit of sugar; he bid me take some, which I did out of a hogshead.</p>
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<p>520, 521, 522. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17671021-3-person54" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; she left her lodging on the 20th of September, at which time I missed two blankets and two sheets out of her room; I was informed Bracket, and Manning the mother, had been and sold a sheet to a woman; I went, and desired if they came again to stop them; after which I was sent for; I went to Justice Scott and got a warrant, and took them in custody; then Bracket told me that Manning the younger had assisted her; I remember she had come to my house, and asked for my lodger; Bracket said she had wound one of my sheets round Manning's body, and then they went away to a dark passage in Rosemary-lane, and there took it off; I found her mother, and Bracket had sold one sheet, after that the young one owned she had pawned the two blankets in Bracket's name, but when I came to the pawnbroker I found they were pawned in her own name (one sheet and two blankets produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-3-person56" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> brought this sheet, and Manning the mother was with her; they sold it to my wife, and as soon as I found it was the prosecutor's property I delivered it up.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-3-person57" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; Manning the younger pledged the two blankets to me in her own name.</p>
<p>Bracket's defence.</p>
<p>I intended to bring them in again, and they intoxicated me with liquor, that I did not know what I did.</p>
<p>Manning the mother's defence.</p>
<p>Bracket came to my lodgings, and asked for my daughter; she said she wanted a little money against Monday morning, and wanted to know where she could pawn the things; I carried the sheet to Mrs. Miller's, and got 18 d. upon it; she told me it was her own.</p>
<p>The daughter's defence.</p>
<p>Bracket came to me; I did not know but the things were her own.</p>
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<p>At the desire of the prisoners the witnesses were examined apart.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he say what time of the night it was?</p>
<p>J. Fisher. He said he could not rightly tell whether it was four o'clock, or after four; I heard Bitters say, that he was in my house; they both said they were in company there, and
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<p>Q. Did they say who broke the house?</p>
<p>J. Fisher. No, they did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-4-person67" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I met the two prisoners one Friday night in Bishopsgate-street, about eleven o'clock; they asked me to go with them to Mile-end; we went in at the Three Pigeons in Houndsditch, and staid there till about twelve; when we got to Mrs. Fisher's house, Bitters got over a wall, and Harvey after him; they opened a door, and asked me to come in; I went in, this was into the yard; Bitters went and opened the wash-house door, and found nothing there; then they went and got into the kitchen window; how they opened it I do not know; they were in the house a considerable time before they brought any thing out; the first thing they brought out was a great looking-glass, the next was a box of hats, the next a box of laces, caps, and aprons, and a black cloak; the next a large bundle and a child's coat, the next china cups and saucers and a punch bowl; then the clock struck four; they told me I was to carry the things to
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<interp inst="t17671021-4-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I carried all the china in a basket; they got there before me; Teracona took the china of me.</p>
<p>Q. What time was it you left Mrs. Fisher's house?</p>
<p>S. Carr. Then it was light; Bitters asked three guineas for the whole of the things; at last Harvey said take them at two; then his wife went out with a man, and brought in the money; she took some things out of pawn for Harvey, and gave Bitters a guinea, and me a nine shilling piece.</p>
<p>Q. What are the prisoners?</p>
<p>S. Carr. Harvey is a painter, and Bitters is a glazier and painter.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known them?</p>
<p>S. Carr. I have known them about three months.</p>
<p>Q. What is your business?</p>
<p>S. Carr. I wind silk; my mother lives in Red-lion-street, Spitalfields.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-4-person69" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . My husband's name is Abraham *; I live in Northumberland-alley, Crutched-friars; a little after four in the morning, the 28th of August, the two prisoners came to our house; they had a hat-box, containing six hats, several pieces of sattin, two bonnets, a sattin cardinal, several white aprons, four gauze handkerchiefs, a looking-glass, a laced handkerchief and ruffles of the same, and three other ruffles; about half an hour after them came
<persName id="t17671021-4-person70"> Sarah Carr
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<interp inst="t17671021-4-person70" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> with a basket of china cups and saucers, and a china bowl; they asked me whether I would buy them; I having bought things of them several times before, I thought, as I had had my hand in the lion's mouth, I should come to no more harm if I bought them; Bitters asked two guineas for them; I left them at breakfast, and went out, and brought in the money; I paid Harvey half a guinea, and
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<interp inst="t17671021-4-person71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a guinea, and Carr a nine shilling piece; they came and brought more things last Saturday five weeks, which they took in a house they broke near me; I bought them of them; then there was a great stir and disturbance, and my conscience began to prick me; so I went, and had Bitters secured in Wapping, and delivered up as many goods as were taken in eleven robberies; then I went to all the prosecutors, and told them I had such and such things; the prisoners had told me where they took them; the people came and owned them.</p>
<p>* See him an evidence in the trial of Tinsey, Gibson, and Mackaway, No 407, in last Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>Q. How did they tell you they got these things?</p>
<p>M. Teracona. They said they got over backwards, and took out a pane of glass, and so entered the house.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176710210005"/> them was concerned in seven robberies, and she had the best part of the goods in her house; I took two men with me and went there, and broke the door, and took Bitters and a young woman, and carried them to Whitechapel; then I went with the woman to her house in Northumberland alley; there she produced divers goods, (producing a box of caps, ruffles, blond-lace, &c. &c. and a large parcel of millenery goods.) The china I have in my house, I have an account of it here in writing; (he produced a hammer, a chissel, a saw, and a knife;) these
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<p>Q. to S. Teracona. What do you know of these tools?</p>
<p>S. Teracona. I have heard Bitters say he used these to get into houses; they were once going out, and Harvey said, d - n it, we will not take them now, we will leave them here, so they left them; this was after the robbery they committed, after that of Mrs. Fisher's.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutrix. Look at these things produced here.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. These were all taken from out of my house that night, they are my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-4-person75" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable in Shoreditch parish. On my watch night, the 11th of September, in the morning, information was brought me, th at there was a reward of two guineas for taking Harvey and Bitters; I took some watchmen and searched many bad houses; at last the watchmen brought Harvey; I put him in the cage; then I went to
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<p>The prisoners in their defence, said they knew nothing of the matter.</p>
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<p>I was so much in liquor, I did not know whether it was brass or iron.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-7-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23rd of September I had my watch at six in the afternoon, and the next morning I missed it, with my silver buckles; the prisoner was also missing from on board our ship in the river; I went in search of him, and found him; he confest he had taken them, and directed me where he had pawned the watch, and sold the buckles; I went and found the watch, and the buckles were knocked to pieces and melted down; I saw the brass chapes.</p>
<p>Mr. Allen. The watch was pawned to me, by
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<p>(M) He was a second time indicted for
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<p>Mr. Lambert. I saw two boys go into Mr. Walker's house, and come out again; one of them had a tea-chest under his coat; I called to some neighbours to stop them; Bagnell the evidence was stopt, the other got off.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he know of White and you going to steal the tea-chest?</p>
<p>Bagnell. He knew we were going in.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I went to deliver the saucepan, and in struggling, a pint pot fell from the table.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-12-person136" type="given" value="John"/>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I met a man with the tub of butter; he wanted me to give him some beer, I had but a halfpenny; he said, I will put my butter into this house, and go and see for a man that he knew, and then he would give me a pot of beer; he came again and went to take it up, and the man said he should not have it; I said, the man says he works upon the keys; said the man, I will stop you and the butter too; I am a plaisterer's labourer.</p>
<p>He called
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<interp inst="t17671021-12-person138" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , with whom he had lodged two years, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I did not think of doing such a thing, no more than I think of dropping down dead now; I did not chuse my poverty should be known; I used to get pieces of bread and put into that pocket; how the tobacco came there, I do not know.</p>
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<p>534. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>It fell out of the cart, and I took it up.</p>
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<p>535, 536. (L)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671021-15-off76 t17671021-15-cd73"/>. ++</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-15-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was drinking a gill of wine and water, in a public house, when the two prisoners were brought in together; upon searching them, Brian had all the handkerchiefs in his breeches about ten of them, that which the prosecutor owned was one of them.</p>
<p>Brian's defence.</p>
<p>I was going to Billingsgate, I found all the handkerchiefs in a bundle; I put them in my breeches having no pockets; I am a sailor.</p>
<p>Clark's defence.</p>
<p>I was going to Billingsgate to go to Gravesend, to a West-India man; I paid for my passage; I went and got a pint of purl; then that gentleman said he saw my hand in a gentleman's pocket; that gentleman lost nothing.</p>
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<p>(L) They were a second time indicted for
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671021-15-off76 t17671021-15-crimeloc78"/> on the 11th of September; I went to wipe my hands and I missed an old handkerchief; about half an hour after I went to feel in my pocket again, and my rule was gone; my son having seen the two prisoners, one of them had his hand in a person's pocket, they were secured and taken to the George-alehouse; I went and saw a parcel of handkerchiefs taken from Brian, and my rule also; and it was delivered to me; my handkerchief was among the rest; I know nothing against Clark.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-15-person168" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the younger. I know no more than what I said before.</p>
<p>Mr. Turner. I saw the handkerchief and rule found on Brian.</p>
<p>Brian's defence as before.</p>
<p>Clark's defence.</p>
<p>I know no more of what I am charged with than a child unborn.</p>
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<p>537. (L.)
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<persName id="t17671021-16-person175"> Christian Dandy
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<interp inst="t17671021-16-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, I live in Golden-lane, the prisoner pledged one of these sheets to me the 14th of October, and the other the 15th (produced and deposed to by prosecutor's wife.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had some goods of theirs, and some of my own; my daughter was along with me, she said she could get some money for me; that she would go and get her mother's sheets and pawn them; she took them to the pawnbroker's door, and I took and carried them in, and pawned them; she said she would fetch them out again, and her mother should never know.</p>
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<p>See his daughter capitally convicted, and he branded and imprisoned, for being accessary before and after the fact, No 187, 188, in the Mayoralty of Mr. Alderman Nelson.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>The prosecutor promised not to put me in prison if I would confess.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did not make her such promise.</p>
<p>She called
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<p>Courtney Williams. I am an
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671021-18-off95 t17671021-18-crimeloc98"/> about half an hour after four in the afternoon, going to cross the way, a young fellow came and told me my pocket was picked; I felt and found my handkerchief was gone; he pointed to the prisoner, and said he had taken it; I went and asked him for my handkerchief; he told me he had none; after that he told me it was down an area; I went and took it up where he said it was, with the point of my stick; then I took him to a constable, and gave charge of him.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>Going along the gentleman swang his stick about, the end of which drawed the handkerchief out of his pocket; it fell on the ground, and I took it up: I work in the brick-fields in the summer time, and sell muffins in the winter.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-19-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in bed with Mr. Norwington at the time; my hand happened to lie out of bed, I felt a hand upon mine; I said, hey, who is that, Norwington, there is somebody in the room more than should be; then a man in the next room called and said, here is a thief in the house; I jumpt out of bed, and secured the door, and said we have him here; then one of them held the door while I got a light, and when I came up I found the prisoner stuck up in one corner of the room; I said, you villain, what business have you here; then Mr. Norwington said he missed his watch; I said, do not be uneasy, it is in the room, we have the man here; we searched him, and found the watch in his left-side breeches pocket; all he said for himself was, he did not know how he came there.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-19-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When they made a noise I came to their assistance, I belong to the same boat; I was just come in from shifting the boat; I was told there was a thief in the house; I went up into the room, my master said he had lost his watch; I observed the prisoner's thigh looked as if he had an apple or turnip there; I clapt my hand upon it, and said, here is your watch; then I took it out; then Mr. Wheeler said he had lost his handkerchief: I pulled the prisoner's shirt out of his breeches, and the handkerchief fell on the floor.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I found the watch upon the table; I am a seaman, I came there to lie in the house.</p>
<p>Wheeler. The prisoner took a lodging that night about eleven o'clock; we went and rummaged that room he had taken, there was his bed never touched nor tumbled, and his candle burning down in the socket.</p>
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<p>See the trial of Territt, No 498, in last Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>The record of the trial and conviction of Territt read in court.</p>
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<p>Q. from prisoner. Was there not a man with me, and did not he go away for fear he should be taken up for an assault.?</p>
<p>Scott. There was a man with him, but they both went away together.</p>
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<p>Scott. Only some of these were mine; I lost thirty-one watches in the whole; on the trial of Territt last sessions it appeared the names and numbers of part of them were filed out, so there is no such thing as coming to a certainty; but there were two of them, one
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner at the bar?</p>
<p>Scott. He keeps an old clothes-shop in Red-lion-market, Whitecross-street.</p>
<p>Q. to Smith. How was you paid?</p>
<p>Smith. I was paid part in money, and a note; they came in all to 26 l. and 6 d. I have a note of hand for 6 l. 8 s. the prisoner at the bar paid all the money, saving the 6 l. 8 s. for which he gave a note of hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>On the 21st of April Territt came to my house, and asked me if I would be so kind as to go to Mr. Smith, and get him to let me have the watches out for the use of him; I asked him why he could not go himself; he said, because there was a writ out against him, and he lived just by Mr. Pain; he said there were six of them; he gave me 19 l. 12 s. 6 d. and desired me to lay down the rest of the money; I said I could not, for I was going to Yorkshire, and should want money; he said, if he had not them out directly, he should lose the sale of them, the gentleman that was to have them was going abroad; I went to Mr. Smith, and desired him to let me have these six watches; Mr. Smith said, he believed Mr. Territt to be a very honest man; he brought them one at a time; they came to 22 l. and 6 d. I paid him 19 l. 12 s. 6 d. and desired him to trust me the rest a day or two; he said, if I thought proper, he would take my note; I gave him a note, and he delivered the watches to me, and I carried them to Territt's house, and delivered them to him.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. When was your shop broke open?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It was broke open in January last, and I advertised the watches above a month in all the papers, and handbills, describing them almost all.</p>
<p>Q. to Smith. How came you, when all this was done, not to make a discovery to Mr. Scott?</p>
<p>Smith. None of these watches tallied with the papers.</p>
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<p>Q. What promise did you make him?</p>
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<p>When I confessed to these things, he told me, if I would down on my knees, and beg his pardon, and tell where the things were, he would forgive me; then I told him.</p>
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<p>Q. Was your house and cellar made fast over night?</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>There were two white men along with me that did it.</p>
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<p>547. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was going along, and picked this hat and cloak up within twelve yards of the door; the girl came and said they were her mamma's; I gave her them; I am eighteen years of age.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I do not know what to say. I never was before a court in my life; I am not twenty years old.</p>
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<p>549. (M.)
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<p>Q. from prisoner. Whether I did not desire you to stop the young man that employed me to carry the bale of goods?</p>
<p>Ricketts. I did not hear any such words.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any other person with the prisoner?</p>
<p>Ricketts. No, I did not.</p>
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<p>- Matthews. I am a watchman on that wharf; my master sent me on an errand, just as I returned I saw the prisoner with the bale of goods; I asked him how he came by it; he hallooed out for one Tom; I told him there was no Tom there; I saw no body that belonged to him; we brought him back with the goods on his back.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was employed by a man, he was to have given me two pence to carry them; he said only a little way; I had just got them on my back, and one of these men stopt me; I told them I was carrying the goods after the man; they asked me what man; I said, Thomas; I bid them stop him; they would not, but brought me back to the office.</p>
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<p>552. (L.)
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<p>Sarah Debulk These are the things I carried.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was very much broke down; I went to live with Mr. Morgan; when I went away, I carried the things to that good woman's house, (meaning Debulk) and she carried and pawned them.</p>
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<p>Robert Hudson. On Friday the 11th of September, about three in the afternoon, I was going through
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<p>I found that handkerchief as I was coming through Newgate.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-32-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The boy at the bar brought two pair of shoes, and two odd ones, to me to sell; he asked eighteen-pence for the two pair; at last he said he had some more at home; then he went and fetched seven pair more; he asked me five shillings for them all; I bid him three; I then thought some stall was broke open; he said they came from Ham common from his aunt's, that she used to send up left-off shoes to his mother; I made him leave the shoes at my shop, and go with me to his mother; when we came there, I said to her, here are some shoes your son has brought to my shop to sell; she said, I know that; then she agreed to take three shillings; I put the money down, which of them took the money up I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. How old is the boy?</p>
<p>Bridgeman. The mother says he is nineteen years of age.</p>
<p>Baldock. They were in my custody in order to mend.</p>
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<p>I was going to my mother's house, I met a young man in Aldersgate-street; he asked me if I knew any body that would buy any shoes; I said I believed I knew a woman that would buy them; he said he would give me six-pence for my trouble if I would sell them; I took and carried them to my mother's house; I went and sold them to Mr. Bridgeman; I had them of one
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<p>To their characters.</p>
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<p>556. (L.)
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<p>William Belchier, Esq; On Wednesday the 16th of September, going from my house in Lombard-street to Fenchurch-street, by the corner of
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>Coming up Lombard-street, about eight o'clock, I saw a boy drop those handkerchiefs; I took them up, and put them all in my pocket but this;
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<p>Q. Was your drawers left locked or open?</p>
<p>L. Letter. That I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. How did you find your door when you returned?</p>
<p>L Letter. I found that fast, and the key left as usual at a neighbour's, where we often left it.</p>
<p>Q. Have you found any of your things again?</p>
<p>L. Letter. I have found my gown; when she was taken she was brought to me in Broker's-row in the Fleet-market; I charged her with my gown and apron; she offered me sixteen shillings for the damage she had done; I would not take that for the gown.</p>
<p>Q. How much did you demand?</p>
<p>L. Letter. I valued my gown at forty shillings.</p>
<p>Q. How much did you say you would take?</p>
<p>L. Letter. I did not say I would take any thing, I chose to have my things again.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say she had done with them?</p>
<p>L. Letter. She said she had sold the gown for sixteen shillings to Mrs Cain, at a public-house; she said nothing about the apron.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-34-person318" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoemaker, the prisoner used to bind shoes for one Mr. Day at Holbourn-bridge; he gave her three shirts to repair, and four pair of upper-leathers to bind; and at the time of this robbery she went away with the whole; she wanted me to let her have sixteen shillings to redeem the gown of the woman that bought it, and so to deliver it back to the prosecutrix; I said I would not lose sixteen shillings by her; this was after she was taken.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Cain. I live in the Fleet-market; a woman brought this gown to me on a Sunday night, about a month ago; I knew nothing of the woman; she asked me if I would buy a gown; I said, I did not want one; she said, it is Sunday night, and I cannot go to the pawnbroker's with it; said I, is it your own; she said it is not, it is the property of one Mrs. Morris, in Salisbury-court; she desired I would lend her 2 s. upon it, and said, she had not had a morsel to day; I lent her 2 s. I said, do you come for the gown to-morrow morning; she said she would; my maid said it is a pretty colour, she should like it, if I could get it for a guinea; I never opened it, nor looked at it; the next morning the woman came, and gave me the money I lent her, and said, if I had a mind for it, the price was 16 s. I said, if there is any dispute about it, bring me my money, and you shall have your gown again; that same day I saw the prisoner, who said it was her gown; I asked her if she had had the money; she said she had; I said, how came you to sell your gown; she said, she sold it for want.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never knew that Mrs. Letter had such a gown in her house; the reason I quitted my lodging was, I owed her a little money, and could not pay.</p>
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<p>Q. With what did he give it you?</p>
<p>A. Parker. I believe it was with his fist; I saw no weapon that he had; there was somebody coming with a lanthorn, then he made off.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know him before?</p>
<p>A. Parker. Yes, I have seen him many times before; he was a neighbour; he lived but about a mile from me, and worked with Mr. Stanley, a blacksmith.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know him at the time he used you thus?</p>
<p>A. Parker. I did; and he knew me very well.</p>
<p>Q. Was you ever acquainted with him?</p>
<p>A. Parker. No, never in my life,</p>
<p>Q. Did he call you by your name?</p>
<p>A. Parker. No, he did not; but he must know me; after he made off, I went to the surgeon's and got my wounds dressed, and then went home to bed.</p>
<p>Q. What family have you got?</p>
<p>A. Parker. I am a widow, and have five children; the next morning I went and had the prisoner taken; he was at work.</p>
<p>Q. Was he drunk or sober that night?</p>
<p>A. Parker. I cannot tell; I had seen him at a public-house, where I had called with my oysters, but had no thought of his coming after me; I had not been gone from that public-house above half an hour when he attacked me.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think if he had been sober, he would have made such an attempt upon you?</p>
<p>A. Parker. He bears a very bad character in the neighbourhood, and if he had not perceived the light coming, I do think he would have killed me.</p>
<p>Q. How many times might he ask you for your money?</p>
<p>A. Parker. I believe he asked me twenty times.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-35-person327" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon; last Thursday night this woman came to my house, in a most bloody and dirty condition; I was obliged to wash her face well with a sponge and warm water, before I could discover her wounds; then I found a large wound over her left eye, which I sewed up; I dressed her wounds; she told me who it was that had used her ill, and that she happened to tell him she knew him, and she thought he would have killed her; she said it was the prisoner, I have attended her ever since; this is the second day she has been out of her bed, since she was bruised and hurt so very much.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was very much in liquor, I hardly know what I did; I never asked her for any of her money, nor never had any of it; I never did such a thing in my life before, nor never should then had I not been in liquor.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-35-person328" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a blacksmith, and live at Edmonton, the prisoner served his time with me; he behaved very well for the seven years to me, since he has been out of his time, he has been my journeyman, from the 27th of March last.</p>
<p>Q. How has he behaved since he was out of his time?</p>
<p>Stanley. He may have got fuddled and so; I saw him about 3 o'clock that afternoon the woman was hurt; he asked me for 2 s. after which I saw him no more, till the next morning when he came to work.</p>
<p>Mrs. Stanley. I am wife to the last witness; I never knew the prisoner to rob any body; he is apt to drink.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-35-person329" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Tottenham; I have known him eighteen or nineteen years; I never found but he behaved very well; he was always very sober till lately.</p>
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<p>559 (M.)
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<persName id="t17671021-36-person335"> Anne Sedgwick
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<interp inst="t17671021-36-person335" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , a lodging-house, till he could help him to a place; the prisoner came there to lodge, and on Wednesday morning, October 14th he got up, and took all the child's cloaths that he had, and went away with them.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know he took them?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you find any of the things upon him?</p>
<p>M. Scrivener. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did he acknowledge that he had taken them?</p>
<p>M. Scrivener. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any things more against him, than his being missing at the time the clothes were missing?</p>
<p>M. Scrivener. No, I do not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-36-person336" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . These two boys lodged at my house; when I got up, Layton was crying, and said his clothes were gone; all the rest of the lodgers were there but the boy at the bar; I was pew opener at Islington, and have lost the place upon it; I know nothing what has become of the clothes.</p>
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<p>560, 561, 562, 563. (M.)
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<p>* See Anderson tried, No 260 in this Mayoralty, with
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person345" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This day three weeks, between 11 and 12 at night, I was at St. Margaret's watch-house; a watchman brought a woman there who said, she had been knocked down in great George-street by two men and a woman; she said, she lodged at the house of one Brown in the Almonry; I asked the watchman why he did not bring the people as well as the woman; he said, they were got off; I applied to Sir
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person346" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> for a warrant, and asked the woman; if she would appear against the people if taken; she said if she did, she should get knocked on the head; she told me my best way would be to come and enter the house between 6 and 7 in the morning, the time they generally come in; I went with assistance; when I came there, Anderson as described, got out at the window and got off; we ran up stairs; Chilcot was in bed with the girl Harvey; we found the tools they made use of; it was an old ruinated place; we found all these things mentioned in the indictment, in the room (produced in court.) Sir
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<persName id="t17671021-37-person348"> Margaret Anne Worrat
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person348" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , they were all found in her room; the other witnesses can tell better how they were found than I, who were in the room, because of Anderson's making his escape; I ran up into the other room to see who else I could find; I was by when the tools were found; these are they, (producing a stock and center bit, and two forks, the ends bent into berks, to put into windows to draw things through windows to them, and a pocket pistol.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable, I was with Mr. Noaks; I was at the finding all these goods and tools in that room; the girl Harvey was in bed, and some of the things were found under the bed, in little bundles; the rest were in drawers, and the pistol upon the drawers, the stock and bit in the closet; they had been trying the center-bit against the closet-door, till the door was almost torn to pieces with it; Chilcot, as Mr. Noaks has mentioned, was not in bed; (in that he made a mistake,) he was upon the bed, and he got to the window, and was getting out, till I laid hold of his shoulder.</p>
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<persName id="t17671021-37-person351"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person351" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I went with Noaks, Stevenson, Hartley, and Bond; when they got into the room, Chilcot was getting out at the window; I up with my stick and said, if you come out, you may depend upon it I shall knock you down; I was then on the outside, they within called help; then I ran up stairs, and we secured the four prisoners, who were all then in the room; Harvey was in bed; they began to search the room, and found many of the things under her, betwixt the bed and the sacking; the two men at the bar, had two pair of new stockings on of the same sort of some of these here produced; we took and brought them all four before the Justice.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person352" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was there at the time of the taking the four prisoners; I found Beale in bed with another young man, in another room; that young man said Beale had not been in bed above a minute; that young man was not committed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person353" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was there at the time the prisoners was taken; the two men had each a pair of new stockings on, the same as some of these found in the room.</p>
<p>Chilcot's defence.</p>
<p>I came out of the country; this being a lodging-house, I went and paid 3 d. a night for my
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176710210018"/> lodging; I went to bed in another room, and was just got up as these men came up stairs; I have been at work at the Duke of Northumberland's at Brentford; I bought the stockings I had on there, of a pedlar, one Saturday night; I was born in the Strand.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<persName id="t17671021-37-person354"> James Rushton
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person354" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I belong to the Princes Dowager, I am in the stables; I have known Chilcot above 8 years; I never heard nothing ill of him before this; he has came often to us, and we have employed him in the stables.</p>
<p>Beale's defence.</p>
<p>I came from Kingston upon Thames, my mother lives there; I worked at Brentford; I have been a footman to Justice Lamb four years, and two years to Mr. Higgs; since that I have been in the Middlesex militia.</p>
<p>Worral's defence.</p>
<p>I lodged in that house, there are no locks to the doors; I was putting on my things, and they came up and stopt me; I told them I knew nothing of the matter; they would not let me go, they took me into the next room, where the other girl Harvey was in bed; they made her get up, and took us to Tothill-fields Bridewell; when we came there, we did not know what to do; from there they took us before Sir
<persName id="t17671021-37-person355"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17671021-37-person355" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17671021-37-person355" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; they asked us what we had done; we said, we had done nothing at all; my sister keeps a mussin and corn-shop; I used to be there, to help her, and having no conveniency to lie there, she gave me 3d. a night to pay for my lodging in that house; I never was in any service since I came from Watford in Hertforshire, my mother lives there; I have been come away twelve months; I know nothing of this cloth and things.</p>
<p>Harvey's defence.</p>
<p>I knew this was a lodging-house; Worral went into one room, and I into another; I did not know there was any things in the room; I went to bed, and never turned the bed down to see what was there; I never lay there but that night; I know nothing of the things; I was bred and born at Sunderland; I had been but two days from my mother that lives at Rotherhithe; my father belongs to the sea, and my mother takes in plain work.</p>
<p>Q. to Noaks. How many people did you see in the house?</p>
<p>Noaks. It is a very small room; there was only a little boy that had been a hopping, besides An derson, that made his escape; besides the four prisoners, there were only two sick woman below.</p>
<p>Stevenson. I only saw the little boy and these four people.</p>
<p>Heley. I saw no more but these four people and the little boy.</p>
<p>Bond. I saw two sick women on the ground floor and the little boy that lay in another room, and the man that jumped out of the window.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-38-person360" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I asked the prisoner to help me draw beer, and assist in the house. On the 13th of October I asked him to lend a hand in making the beds, and clean the room out; my clothes were in my box; he went out in the afternoon unknown to us, I did not see him till about eight in the evening; then he had his regimentals on; I said, John, you look very fresh in the face, you have been drinking; he swore he had not; a little after we heard somebody up stairs; then my mistress called to me, and said, there was somebody up stairs; I went up and found him in his own room, laid down; he had pulled off his regimentals, and put on a blue coat; I found my best blue coat under his bed; I told him I had been a good friend to him, and he had requited me very badly for it; I left the clothes as they were, and went and called my mistress up.</p>
<p>Q. Where were your clothes before?</p>
<p>Clark. They were all in a box, except one coat; I went and examined my box, and found it was broke open; I had in it a crown piece, half a guinea, and some halfpence; I tried to open another drawer, and the lock was broke all to pieces.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find your money?</p>
<p>Clark. No, it was all gone, except one farthing; the prisoner before he came in, met Mr. Green, he keeps company with his daughter; he went from this up in the Strand; when we took him he would not confess any thing; lifting up his arm, four shillings dropt out of his sleeve; then he confessed the fact; he offered me these four shillings, and he told a gentleman that was in the kitchen, that he would give me 4 s. and a note of hand to receive 3 s. a week, till all the money was paid that I had lost.</p>
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<p>Q. How did he say he got the money?</p>
<p>Dye. He did not confess he broke open the box, but he said he had robbed him, and that he was drunk, and did not know what he did.</p>
<p>Q. Was it the same day he took it?</p>
<p>Dye. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was he drunk?</p>
<p>Dye. Yes, but not so far but he understood things very well, he knew what he was about.</p>
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<p>I did not take any waistcoat out of the room, not did I own taking the waistcoat nor the coat; I had no crown piece, that four shillings, I received of a serjeant the Saturday before; I was in liquor, and do not know that I said any thing about it.</p>
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Buck. He is a drover, and drives bullocks; he is up and down, and will live any where.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find your turkies again?</p>
<p>Buck. No, I never did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671021-39-person365" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a servant at the White Horse at Mile-end; last Saturday morning I saw the prisoner at the bar take two turkies out of Mr. Horsenail's fields.</p>
<p>Q. Where was you at the time?</p>
<p>Martin. I was looking out at a window.</p>
<p>Q. How did he take them?</p>
<p>Martin. He took one under one arm, and the other under the other arm, and went out of the field with them; I can say nothing farther.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. When was the prisoner taken up?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. We took him up but yesterday.</p>
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<p>I was going along the fields, I catched up one turkey in my hand, and put it down again, and went on, and never took one away.</p>
<p>Q. to Martin. What time of the day was it you saw the prisoner with the turkies?</p>
<p>Martin. It was between eight and nine in the morning.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<p>Mr. Robinson. I am a butcher, I have known the prisoner eight or ten years, he is a drover; all I know of him is, he has drove many a score of bullocks for me, and brought them home safe like an honest fellow.</p>
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<p>Q. What is your business?</p>
<p>Ward. I keep a Public-house, where he might have taken a silver tankard, and other things, had he been so minded; he never took nothing of mine.</p>
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