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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176712090001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's COMMISSIONS of the PEACE, OYER and TERMINER, and GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE COUNTY of MIDDLESEX, HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 9th, Thursday the 10th, Friday the 11th, Saturday the 12th, and Monday the 14th, of DECEMBER, In the Eighth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.
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<p>NUMBER I. PART I.</p>
<p>Printed for J. WILKIE, at the Bible, in St. Paul's Church-Yard.</p>
<p>[Price Six-Pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176712090002"/>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.
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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>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>There were more boys coming along; I saw this handkerchief lie, I took it up; a gentleman said, that is my handkerchief; I said, it is as much mine as your's, for I picked it up; then I ran away with it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was coming from work, I saw the handkerchief lying, I took it up to look at it; the gentleman turned round, and said, you have picked my pocket; my father keeps a peter-boat, and I work at a rope-ground.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There was not time enough for the prisoner to stoop to take it up, between the time of his passing me and my seeing it in his hand.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see her take your watch?</p>
<p>Drout. I did; there was a little bit of a shutter to the window, so that there was light came into the room; I catched hold of her gown, and tore a piece off, but she got away; there were six guineas, and an eighteen shilling piece in the purse; I went in search of her, and she was taken about twelve o'clock that night; I never found my watch nor money since.</p>
<p>Q. Was you drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Drout. I was as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whose house her room is in?</p>
<p>Drout. It is the house of Thomas Linger; I have been there two or three times since.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Drout. I never saw her before, but I know her face very well; she knew I had the money, for she saw it when I paid my reckoning.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was drinking at the Ship and Star, and was going to have some sausages for supper; that man came in and sat down with two girls, and asked me if I would drink with him; I sat by the side of him and drank. He said, where do you live; he said he would go with me, but he could not stay all night; he went with me, and gave me six-pence; he wanted me to lie down on the bed; I said, I would not for so little money; he pulled his watch out of his pocket, and sat down by the fire, and because I would not lie down, he got me down some way or other. There came
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<p>See her tried before, No 102, in the last mayoralty; see her also in the evidence given by
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<p>That night the young man was at the Red Lion; after he awaked he said he had lost his watch, and made a stir about the house; the landlord said, he did not believe he had a watch to lose. The house was as full as it could hold; the landlord said we should all be searched; they searched me for one; the man left word where he lived, and went away. After that I went out, and went to get some water out of a tub to wash my face; I saw the watch hang up by the side of the tub, by a little steel hook; I took it and went away, thinking it would be advertised.</p>
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<p>5. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17671209-5-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The blocks were in my possession to do Lord Hertford's business; we used to put it in the hay lost on nights; I had seen them on the 2d of November, the very day they were missing. When the prisoner was charged with taking them, he cried, and said he was sorry he had done it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I found them.</p>
<p>He called
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671209-6-off31 t17671209-6-crimeloc35"/>. On the 17th of November between eight and nine in the evening, I and my maid were in a little room backwards; I looked through a little window, and saw the prisoner taking three cheeses out of my shop window, he was within my shop; upon my calling out he was then got into the passage; he turned and threw them into the shop, and was taken before he got past my window, (a Cheshire, a double Glaucester, and a single Gloucester cheese produced in court;) these are the three cheese; I had a full view of the prisoner by the light of a lamp, and a candle in the shop.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-6-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going in at Mrs. Watson's with a bill for small beer; when in the street I saw the prisoner take these cheeses up out of the window; I took him to be a porter; there was a companion of his stood close by the door; the prisoner was got out of the shop into the passage; Mrs. Watson called out; he flung the cheeses down on the floor just within the shop; I laid hold of him as he came out at the door, and secured him; the other man went off immediately.</p>
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<p>I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>7. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was making a scaffold for the bricklayers, and found these weights among the rubbish; I was ordered by the bricklayer to take them and carry them up to where the rest of the lumber was put, and was carrying them when I was stopped.</p>
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<p>8. (M.)
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<p>9. (M.)
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<p>10, 11, 12. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17671209-10-off53" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing five yards of woollen baize, value 2 s. and eleven yards of flannel, value 3 s. </rs> the property of
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<p>They were all three
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<p>13. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was coming near the corner of Wood-street; the gentleman turned round all on a sudden, I observed something lying on the ground, I took it up, and in my confusion I dropt it again.</p>
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<p>14. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been over the water, and coming along I saw a handkerchief lying against a door; I took it up, and this gentleman came and took me into a fishmonger's shop, and said it was his handkerchief.</p>
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<p>15. (L.)
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<p>16. (L.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671209-14-off72 t17671209-14-crimeloc74"/>; a brother officer came and told me some body had robbed it (I was not in charge of that lighter;) I, and two or three more went; the lighter lay on the side the ship; I got into the lighter; there were three men jumped out of her, and threw three bags of sugar into a boat; they made off in her; we went on shore, and consulted what to do; we went there again, and found the prisoner in the lighter; he said, he belonged to her, he was the ship's man; we asked him where he had been; he said he had been with the lighter-man to drink a pint of beer; I said, your lighter has been robbed; he said it had not; I said I was sure it had; then we went back again, and consulted whether we should take him in custody or not; we thought we had a right to take him up: then we went again, and went on board, and found the vessel had been robbed of about 100 and a half of sugar, three bags, and two large handkerchiefs full; when we said we should take him up, he said, let me alone, I will pay for the sugar that is taken away, do not say any more about it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was not in the lighter when she was robbed; I went to get more tarpauling to cover the sugar, and when I came back again the sugar was gone.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17671209-14-person113"> John Knight
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<interp inst="t17671209-14-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was captain of the Trent, the ship the lighter was loaded from; the prisoner belonged to the ship, he was sent up to watch the lighter all night; he has been with me two voyages; I always found him very honest; I looked upon him to be one of the best on board.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-14-person114" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I worked this lighter; she was made fast at Bottle-wharf; between eight and nine we left her there with the prisoner in her; the King's watchman came down afterwards; then I went to the Dolphin alehouse with my fellow-servant; the prisoner came up afterwards, in about a quarter of an hour, as we told him where we were going; he staid better than an hour with us; then he, I, and my fellow-servant, went all down to the vessel together, and she was then carried up to Fresh-wharf.</p>
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<p>17, 18. (L.)
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<p>Newman's defence.</p>
<p>I was in at the King's Arms, and drank two pints of beer; about eight o'clock I went out, and fell down, and this woman went to help me up; I was not out of the King's Arms five minutes when these people came to me.</p>
<p>Skelton's defence.</p>
<p>I had but a groat in my pocket; we had two pints of beer; Newman went out to ease himself, I went out after him; he fell down, and I went to help him up; I know nothing of any sugar.</p>
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<p>19. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>A woman gave the things to me, and said they were her property, and the man came and took them from me.</p>
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<p>20, 21. (L.)
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<p>Q. Was Goodwin at your house that day?</p>
<p>Lockhead. I don't remember that she was.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-17-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the two prisoners at the Horseshoe and Magpie, there was a man with them; they had two pints of purl; one of the prisoners fell down, and drawed down a pint pot with her; the boy of the house said, what are you going to take my master's pots away; no, said she, it is my own; there was a quart pot, the property of Mrs. Dun in the Strand, or that way; she had also a pint pot and a tea-kettle, the property of Mr. Lockhead.</p>
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<persName id="t17671209-17-person136"> Robert Lockhead
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<interp inst="t17671209-17-person136" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in the Strand; I said I knew the man very well; then I stooped down, and seeing something bulge out, I said, Madam, you have something else here; then I took out a tea-kettle, it was wrapped up in the tail of her gown, and she had hold of it by the handle.</p>
<p>Myers's defence.</p>
<p>I light of a young man, an acquaintance of my husband's; he took me into a public-house to drink; he took a mug from under his coat, and said, as I was in want of money to pay my rent, he gave me that and a tea-kettle.</p>
<p>Goodwin's defence.</p>
<p>Myers said she was going to have the kettle mended; I said, then give it me, she did; that is all I know of the matter.</p>
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<p>22. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17671209-18-person140" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am butler to the Goldsmiths company. On the last Lord-Mayor's day there was lost a silver tureen ladle, a table-spoon, and a butter-ladle.</p>
<p>Q. What is the use of the tureen ladle?</p>
<p>Key. That is to ladle the soup out of the tureen.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen that last?</p>
<p>Key. I saw it between three and four in the hall in the afternoon that day; I delivered it out somewhere on the table, and some in the beanset; there were half a dozen of them on the first table; there were butter-spoons and table-spoons upon all the four tables; by counting up the number of them after they had been used about eight or nine o'clock in the evening, I found one tureen ladle, one table-spoon, and one butter-spoon missing; in the whole there are six dozen of table-spoons, two dozen of butter-ladles, and thirteen tureen ladles.</p>
<p>Q. Who delivers them back to you?</p>
<p>Key. They go into the kitchen to be washed, then they are brought to me by my waiters; there were ten waiters that day.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner employed there?</p>
<p>Key. No, he was not employed by me; I was present when he was apprehended on the Wednesday between three and four in the afternoon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-18-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have the honour of being beadle to the worshipful company of Goldsmiths. Last Lord-Mayor's day I attended at the hall, I saw the prisoner there; there were a great number of people in and about the hall; we asked their business; several of them informed me they were servants waiting for liverymen; I asked the prisoner whose servant he was; he told me he was employed as a whiffler to wait upon the cook; I called to the porter Mr. Wren, and said, pray see this whiffler out of the hall, knowing he had no business there, that is all I know of Mr. Whiffler. I saw him passing and repaffing several times between the kitchen and the hall, and I obliged him to go out of the hall.</p>
<p>Q. What was he employed in?</p>
<p>Cawthorn. In carrying dishes, and taking dishes away.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him at the time of dinner?</p>
<p>Cawthorn. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Were there not many whifflers there?</p>
<p>Cawthorn. There may be many, but they have no business at the hall.</p>
<p>Q. Are not these whifflers employed to attend the cook?</p>
<p>Cawthorn. No, they are not, no farther than to carry dishes to gentlemen's tables.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Cawthorn. He is a
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<interp inst="t17671209-18-person144" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a silversmith; I have known the prisoner from a baby. On the 11th of November last he brought some silver melted in little comical ingots; it weighed 10 ounces 13 penny-weights; I suspected it might be the silver advertised, as it answered to the weight that was taken from the Goldsmiths company at the hall; he said it came from Portsmouth, and he had a letter of advice about it; he desired me to get an assay made of it, and then he was to send it down, (produced in court.) This never cou ld be melted at Portsmouth in this manner, they know there how to melt it as we do, this is not in a workmanlike manner. I went with the constable to Gutter-lane, and sent for the prisoner; then he told Mr. Fair he received it from Chatham; Mr. Fair asked him if he had a letter; he said he had, but no letter could be found. I was at his examination before my Lord-Mayor; there he said he kicked against something in Goldsmiths-street, Wood-street, and he went to a tavern for a light, and they refused him one; then he went home and got a candle and lanthorn, and went to the place and found the silver. I have trusted him in my shop when I have had a thousand ounces of silver, and I never knew any harm of him.</p>
<p>Mr. Hardy. I belong to Mr. White; Mr. Swift brought this silver to our house, upon which there
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<p>Q. to Cawthorn. Did you hear the prisoner examined?</p>
<p>Cawthorn. I did; he prevaricated when Mr. Fair examined him, saying he had it from Chatham, and he said before my Lord Mayor he had it from Portsmouth; I told him he made out a lame story, and if he expected any lenity from the company, the best way would be to tell the truth; he sighed and hesitated a little time, and at last of all said that he was guilty, and it was poverty and the want of business that drove him to it, and he desired to speak with Mr. Fair, and they went out together.</p>
<p>Q. to Key What was the weight of the silver lost at the hall?</p>
<p>Key We weighed a dozen of butter spoons, a dozen tureen ladles, and a dozen of table-spoons, and we found three of them, one of each sort, to come up to the weight of ten ounces thirteen pennyweights.</p>
<p>Q. to Hardy. What is the weight of the silver?</p>
<p>Hardy. It weight ten ounces thirteen penny-weights</p>
<p>Q. to Cawthorn. Mention the words as near as you can, that you said to the prisoner.</p>
<p>Cawthorn. I said, if you expect favour of the company, it will be better to make an ample discovery; and in answer to that, he did acknowledge taking the things two or three times over to me. I put this to him before he was before my Lord-Mayor, but I did not tell my Lord he had made that confession; he denied it there, and said he had found it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was at Goldsmiths-hall on my Lord Mayor's day; I went with my wife to see the table laid; Mr. Cartwright the head cook seeing me in the kitchen doing nothing, said, have you any thing to do here; I said, no, only I came to see; he said, take this key and go to my wife for a shirt and stockings; I sent my wife; she brought them and delivered him the key; then he gave her and me some wine; then things were going in; he said, take hold of this dish and follow them; I believe I carried two or three dishes, but never a tureen. I was going through Goldsmiths-street in the dark, and kicked against something; I saw a watch key; I had some suspicion there was a watch; I went to the Sun Tavern in Milk-street, and asked for a candle, saying I had kicked against something in Goldsmiths-street; the young man said, he had not a bit of candle, but desired me to go to my own house, which I did; and when I came to the place, there lay this silver in a brown paper all over dirt.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner's character?</p>
<p>Swift. I think he deserves a good character; I think he is not guilty of this charge; he and I are very intimate.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him on the Sunday before my Lord-Mayor's day?</p>
<p>Swift. He called at the tavern where I live when he came from church.</p>
<p>Q. Was you with him on the Friday?</p>
<p>Swift. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was you with him on the Thursday night?</p>
<p>Swift. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you in what part of the street it was that he kicked against something?</p>
<p>Swift. No; he said he thought it jingled like silver, and he thought it might be a watch, or the case of a watch.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he attempted to look for it?</p>
<p>Swift. He did, but the moon did not shine on that side of the way.</p>
<p>Q. Where does he live?</p>
<p>Swift. He lives in King's-head-court, Gutter-lane.</p>
<p>Q. How far is the Sun Tavern from the place where he said he found the silver?</p>
<p>Swift. It is about an hundred yards distant.</p>
<p>Q. How near is his house to the place?</p>
<p>Swift. That is about a hundred and fifty yards from it.</p>
<p>Q. How came it you did not ask this intimate friend of your's on the Sunday, whether he had found any thing, when he imagined he had kicked against a watch or some silver?</p>
<p>Swift. I did not; I was with him but a little time, and I never thought of it.</p>
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<p>Swift. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Mr. Whitten. He served his time to me; I never knew him to wrong me; I never found him any way dishonest.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was going up this street; there was a noise at the door, this young fellow catched hold of me; I had no cheese in my hand.</p>
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<p>Thomas Green. My father gave me the bottle of oil about four o'clock, and I put it directly in the stern of the boat; I went on shore about five minutes to make water, and when I came in the boat again I missed the bottle of oil. (The rest as his father had deposed.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-20-person162" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17671209-20-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Between five and six o'clock I went down to Mr. Green's boat, to ask if it was stood; I found he had just lost a bottle of oil; I was at the finding it in the punt, where the prisoner Hoare was; when Mr. Green was for taking Hoare away, Edwards came and swore the boy should not be taken away, and offered to strike Mr. Green.</p>
<p>Hoare's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing how the oil came into our punt.</p>
<p>Edwards's defence.</p>
<p>I heard a great disturbance by the water-side; I went to see what was the matter; they laid hold of me directly; they said there was a bottle of oil found in our punt; I said, I knew nothing of it; I believe there were ten rude chaps running over the vessels.</p>
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<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did you immediately charge the prisoner upon his shaking hands with you?</p>
<p>Field. Yes, I held up my hand, and said, he has got my ring.</p>
<p>Q. Was you drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Field. I was quite sober as I am now.</p>
<p>A Witness. I went to the prosecutor's house for a pint of beer; before I went to bed the prisoner came in, and called for a pint of beer; Mrs. Field said, when he wanted more, you have had enough already; at last Mr. Field agreed to let him have another pint; he had it; I saw Field and him clap hands together two or three times; the last blow that he hit Mr. Field, I saw a ring on Mr. Field's little finger; they shook hands, and as soon as ever they parted hands, Mr. Field said he had lost his ring; then there was no ring on his finger.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. How many people were there in the room at the time?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There might be about half a dozen people.</p>
<persName id="t17671209-21-person171"> William Bradley
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<interp inst="t17671209-21-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I being an officer, they called upon me; I was not willing to search the prisoner myself; we waited a little time, and the officer of the night came; then we searched him, but found nothing upon him; he stripped himself to his shirt, he denied knowing any thing of the ring.</p>
<p>Q. Was he drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Bradley. He was very fuddled.</p>
<p>Q. How was the prosecutor?</p>
<p>Bradley. He was pretty drunk.</p>
<p>Q. What do you call pretty drunk?</p>
<p>Bradley. I think he was as drunk as the prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw a ring he had.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17671209-21-person172"> Samuel Fisher
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<interp inst="t17671209-21-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at Mr. Field's on the 5th of November last, about half an hour after eight at night; Mr. Field said, young man, come drink.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mr. Field drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Fisher. He was very drunk, he could hardly speak; the prisoner was drunk also, he went towards the fire; Mrs. Field said, stand away fellow, I do not want any of Justice Fielding's gang here, she said, here is a quart pot, I will take care of it, may be you will put it in your bags; he said, I shall not hurt you: then the landlord and he went to clapping of hands together; they did not shake hands; Mr. Field stood with his back against the bar, he could hardly stand without holding, and could not speak plain: after that Mrs. Field came to me, and said, have you got my husband's ring; then Mr. Field said to the prisoner, you have got my ring, and I will stick close by you.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it after the clapping of hands, that he charged the prisoner with taking the ring?</p>
<p>Fisher. That might be half a quarter of an hour after the clapping of hands; the prisoner submitted freely to be searched; they took a candle, and looked all round the room; Mrs. Field said, do not let the man go; no, said the prisoner, I shall not go; he was taken into another room, and searched, but no ring found; I saw the whole transaction: Mr. Field went out of the room after the clapping of hands, before he made any complaint of losing his ring.</p>
<p>There were other witnesses, but the jury declared they were satisfied, so they were not called.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. These are my property.</p>
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<p>I was finishing my work, and intended, when I took my money, to have brought the things out, but they took me up before I had finished.</p>
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<p>28. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17671209-23-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , at a public-house, at dinner, and he brought him to me; the prisoner said he had found a parcel of tools, which he imagined to be mine; he said they were in an old place at Battle-bridge Wells; I went with him, there we found some of our tool-handles, the prisoner had left the tools at a public-house; there we found the tools mentioned in the indictment (produced in court, and deposed to by the respective owners.) I said he must go back with me to London, as I imagined him to be the person that had stole them; he said he found them in that old barn under some straw; when he was before the Justice, he said, he lived with an Alderman in London, but we found it to be false; he confessed he went into the house where we were at work in Bloomsbury-market, and told us how he got in, and took the things away; he said he got in at the area, and went up the well.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-23-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We were robbed of these things either on Saturday night or Sunday night; the prisoner came in where we were at work, and said he had found a parcel of tools, and he believed them to be ours: we went with him to Battle bridge Wells, and then to a public-house; there we were told he wanted half a gallon of beer on them, and they would not let him have it; there we found our tools.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of taking the things, I found them in a barn</p>
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<p>29. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17671209-24-person192" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> </rs>. Oct ++</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176712090013"/> Frenchman that went with me, said to him, if you know yourself to be honest, pull off your shoes; he pulled off his right foot be very willingly, there was nothing there; then the constable desired him to pull off the other; he was very dilatory about it, and did not chose to pull it off, he was a long time about unbuckling it; when it was of one guinea fell on the table, and another he had stepped into his hand; he gave no other account about them, but that he had worked hard for them; I knew the captain gave him but a guinea for working his passage, and that I know was laid out within a few shillings.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-24-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Sunday the 1st of November I was sent for to the Swan and Two Necks in Lad-lane; the prosecutor informed me, as he has said here, how he had lost his money; I shewed the prisoner my staff, and said, I am afraid you have robbed this man; pray where did you lie last night; said he, what is that to you, and began to grow mighty pert; then he said he was with a woman; I said, pray what money have you got, I shall search you; he said he had no money, I was welcome to search him; he had but five halfpence; I said, turn them out; then he shook cut about five or six shillings, and six pennyworth of halfpence. Mr. Gray said, you have more money than is your own there; the prisoner said, take it if you dare; I said, then put it in your pocket again, that is not what we want; the Frenchman said he thought he saw him slip something in his shoe; he was desired to pull off his shoes; he very readily put up his right foot, and pulled off the shoe; then I felt in his fob; then I desired him to pull off the other shoe; then he began to abuse Mr. Gray; he found I was resolved to have that shoe off; he shuffled about it, and wanted to get the money out; when it was off, one guinea dropped on the table, and another I took from him; I put them two in my pocket; we then took him to the Computer, and searched and found 9 s. 6 d. and some halfpence; I kept the two guineas and 5 s. to bring here, and delivered the rest back to help him in prison.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had no money but what I worked hard for; I was born in Manchester, and have been two or three voyages.</p>
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<p>30. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor and his wife deposed, he took the prisoner without a character to nurse the wife in a fever; at a fortnight's end, the prisoner not being very well, they paid her for the fortnight; she was to come again, but never did; as soon as she was gone the things mentioned were missing; they took her up, and charged her with taking them; she denied knowing any thing of them, and the things were never found.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-26-person222" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's by 11 o'clock; I went; I was asked whether I knew them; I said I did; then I swore positively they were the people, and that I knew them well; then they were committed, the woman to Tothill-fields Bridewell,
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<p>Q How came you to be uncertain twice before. and yet to be certain a fortnight after?</p>
<p>Knot. Because of the ring being found upon the woman, and the man grows more and more in my knowledge.</p>
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<persName id="t17671209-26-person224"> Anne Taylor
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<interp inst="t17671209-26-person224" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; I desired to have an opportunity to see her mistress; she said, her mistress desired nobody might come home with her, she was not very well, she went away and left the ring; she came back in about eight or ten minutes, and told me her master was come home in liquor, and desired I would let her have the ring again, and when he was gone to bed or the tavern, I might have an opportunity of seeing her mistress; this was about six in the evening; I refused to give it her; she went away. I waited till the Thursday following to see if such a ring was advertised; finding none between Wednesday and Saturday, I advertised it in the Daily and Public Advertisers, and Gazetteer, and on Saturday the 31st of October Mrs. Nevell applied to see the ring; I shewed it her; she said she believed it to be her ring, her daughter was with her; she seemed more clear in it; Mrs. Nevell told me she had a suspicion of two people that had lived in her house; I took the woman up; she then denied knowing any thing of the ring.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Ellis. I am brother to Mrs. Nevell; this ring (taking it in his hand) was in my possession 35 years ago; I parted with it to my sister
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<p>Mrs. Nevell. My sister
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<p>Mr. Ellis. I described it particularly to the pawnbroker before I saw it; there is a particular flaw in the middle stone, by which I am sure.</p>
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<p>I never was within Mrs. Nevell's house not near it for the last six months, no nearer than Dartmouth-street.</p>
<p>Mary Griffiths's defence.</p>
<p>I never was in a pawnbroker's shop in Holbourn in my life; I know nothing of the ring.</p>
<p>Masters. I am sure this woman is the same that brought the ring to me.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-26-person229" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoners lodged with me; they came about five weeks before the 12th of October; they are the man and wife; they have one child about seven months old.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember any thing particular on the 11th of October.</p>
<p>E. Bartlet. No, nothing, unless they were in our house; they always kept good hours.</p>
<p>Q. Where they both in your house that Sunday?</p>
<p>E. Bartlet. I believe they were.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go to bed that Sunday night?</p>
<p>E. Bartlet. About eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Were they in your house then?</p>
<p>E. Bartlet. I really believe they were, but I did not see them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not swear before Justice Fielding, that they were in your house all that night?</p>
<p>E. Bartlet. No; I swore they were to the best of my knowledge; I should be very loth to take an oath of that I was not sure of.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any thing of them on Monday morning?</p>
<p>E. Bartlet. I saw them come down stairs on that morning about eight o'clock; they behaved well while with us.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-26-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoners lodged with us.</p>
<p>Q. Can you tell whether the two prisoners were at home that Sunday night?</p>
<p>Bartlet. I believe they might, but I was in bed before nine; I did not see them in the morning, for I went out to the market; I believe them to be very honest people.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know whether they were out of the house that Sunday night?</p>
<p>Davis. I do not know whether they were out or in; I never trouble my head with any lodgers;
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<p>Masters. When I went up to the woman's room, I said to her, my dear, do you know me; she said, no, Sir; I shewed her the ring, and asked her if she did not bring that to me; she said, no; I said, that the time she came she appeared paler than she did then, but I expressed no doubt about her; I gave order to the constable to take her into custody, knowing she was absolutely the same woman.</p>
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<p>Q. Did she come to you as his wife?</p>
<p>Hurst. She did, and i n common went for his wife; they have lived together on and off fourteen years. She is now not to be found.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-28-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in his house in Petticoat-lane, about three months ago; Phillips said his young master sent him with them for two guineas; Levi gave him two guineas; I do not know whether he bought them or lent the money on them; (five figures produced in court.)</p>
<persName id="t17671209-28-person247"> Naphtali Hart Myer
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<interp inst="t17671209-28-person247" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . About the middle of September this evidence brought some figures for me to look at; I gave him 36 s. for the five.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-28-person248" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am son to the prosecutor; these figures are my father's property, I cannot say I missed them; Levi owned buying 36 figures of Phillips; I never sent Phillips with any; Phillips when charged, said he bought them in the street.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Phillips was a servant in my house; his father has been my servant some years, and behaved well, and on his account I employed his son.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-28-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of last month, Hart Naphtali told me there were 36 of Mr. Crowther's figures sold in Petticoat-lane; that he gave Phillips two guineas for them, and he could tell me where some of them were sold; I urged Phillips to declare if he had any body concerned with him; he said he had not, but he bought them of people in the street; and the last time he was examined before my Lord-Mayor, he said his young master gave them to him to sell for him, and he carried him the money, and he received 5 s. for his trouble.</p>
<p>Phillip's defence.</p>
<p>My young master sent me with them to Levi's, and fixed the price two guineas.</p>
<p>Mr. Allen. Phillips served his time with me in the brush-making way; he behaved very honest to me; I know nothing of him since he left me.</p>
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<p>36. (L.)
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<p>Prosecutor. I have the pawnbroker's duplicate here, I had it from the prisoner.</p>
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<p>What they say is very true.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I brought a lighter up that morning, I made her fast on the outside; coming over the craft with my clothes on my arm, I slipped down; they called out, somebody was going to rob the lighter; they came and charged me; I said, do not make a noise, I will go with you.</p>
<p>He called Mr. Lovell, a Custom-house officer, Mr. Benson, a smith,
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<p>Q. What do you mean by the watch?</p>
<p>Harrup. There are several of us watch by turns by the water-side, to see our boats are not taken away; I went to Billingsgate, and saw the prisoner in the watch-house; about half an hour after two the next morning, my boat was lying at the stairs with a deal of rope in her; some of it were headfasts to craft, cut away from barges and lighters: there were also in her a wooden block, and an iron hook; the prisoner told me he had taken my boat from Queenhithe, in order to go and buy this rope.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>This boat was driving down towards Deptford, I shoved a boat off, and stopped her, and brought her up to Billingsgate, thinking to have her up to Queenhithe, knowing she came from there; the rope and things were in her.</p>
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<p>Redman's defence.</p>
<p>I went to live at this gentleman's house; there was a milk-woman that was reduced in the world, bid me take these things away (this woman by me did not;) I took them away; I am but fifteen years of age.</p>
<p>Layton's defence.</p>
<p>I never knew nothing of it till a woman came to me, and said, Mrs. Layton, you work in very good houses, I am promised something for selling these things; after that, that woman summonsed me to the Court of Conscience for the money, the girl knows it very well; the girl had no place of succour to come to, but to my house; I do not know nothing of that woman more than I do of my dying hour, it was this girl that sent her to me; the girl is not my daughter, neither is she any relation.</p>
<p>Layton called
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<p>There was another indictment against Redman for stealing goods, and Layton for receiving the same, &c.</p>
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<p>I bought the things of an old clothes-man in the street.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>Mr. Carr deposed to that of the prisoner's confession.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-35-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to the Right Hon. the Earl of Thanet. On the 28th of October my Lord and Lady set out in a post-chaise with four horses and two postilions, to come to London about six in the evening, coming over Shooter's-hill, I was with them; there were two footmen on horseback; I then saw the large leather trunk behind the carriage, it was very safe; I gave the footmen charge of it, to watch that and the carriage and I came forward to get supper for my Lord and Lady. When the carriage came to the door, neither of the footmen came with it; I told the post-boys to take every thing out of the inside, and likewise to take care of the trunk behind; they came to me instantly, and said, the trunk is no t here; I went to look and saw it was gone; I found one of the straps between the pearch and the axletree of the carriage, it appeared to have been cut by two or three attempts, with some instrument; I took an account of my Lady's woman of what principal things she could recollect were in it, and went immediately to Sir
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<p>E. Hallam. By the manner these are tied up in paper, I think I can be sure they are of my tying up, and my Lady's property.</p>
<p>Cripps. The prisoner told me after this, that he would shew me where there were a great many other things of great value; he took us to several houses, saying he would shew us the men that were concerned; at last he took us to Kent-street, in an alley on the other side the water, and up into a room; there were I believe thirty shifts, a lady's riding habit, a silk sack and gown, and a great many things, which were carried to Justice Fielding's, and there delivered to Mrs. Hallam and Mr. Smith.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-35-person313" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> came to me, and said she had seen a parcel of goods, which she believed to be stolen; I desired Mr. Cripps to go with us; when we got into the house, the prisoner's brother ran away out of the back door. I said to the prisoner after he was in custody, you may as well let us know where the rest of the things are, we will be as favourable as possible; he took us over the water to a house in Kent-street; there he shewed us almost a porter's load of rich things; but before we went from the Crooked Billet these silk stockings were delivered to me by Mrs. Lowrey, (producing 13 pair of silk stockings;) these she said she had from the prisoner. Sir
<persName id="t17671209-35-person314"> John Fielding
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<p>E. Hallam. These 13 pair of stockings I am quite positive are my Lady's property.</p>
<p>Murray. Here are eleven pair more which I had at a house near the Old Barge House a fortnight after; I pursued the prisoner's brother, and was not by when the gloves were delivered to Mr. Cripps. The prisoner said that was his brother's room where we found the things; then we found he lodged in Mint-street; we went there, and took a box out of his room the next day.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-35-person315" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Rosemary-lane, and was crying old clothes that morning, and saw the prisoner sell something to a Jew, it was white, I took it to be a shirt; he offered me a pair of white silk stockings for 3 s. I said, I'll give you two; he agreed for that; said he, I have another pair to sell; I said, I'll buy them; said he, I have got eleven pair more, and put them in my hands; then I suspected he stole them; I said, come along with me, I have not money enough, I can borrow some at a house a little way off; I took him to the Crooked Billet, that was that I might get him taken; then he mentioned a silk sack and petticoat, and abundance of things; I said, how did you come by them, I'll buy them; he said he got them out of a gentleman's house in the country; I went out, pretending to borrow some money; Mr. Murray not being at home, I returned to the prisoner and bid him call for another pint of beer; then I went to Mr. Murray's again, he was come home; he went to Mr. Cripps, and they came with him, and took him as before-mentioned; I had eleven pair more of stockings from the prisoner, besides them that he sold me for four shillings; I had the whole tote from the prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>When I got up in the morning to go to work at paving by St. George's church in the Borough, I met my own brother and two more, (he is younger than I, but bigger;) they were concerned in this thing; they said, if I would go with them, they would make it better than a day's work. I never knew what, upon my honour, before I came to Ragfair; I never offered any thing to sell to that woman.</p>
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<p>The prisoners both denied the charge, and said they were both but 16 years of age.</p>
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<interp inst="t17671209-38-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I buy and sell clothes in Rosemary-lane; I bought a thickset frock and waistcoat of the prisoner at the bar on the 7th of November for 16 s. (produced and deposed to)</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I bought these things of a Jew in Whitechapel.</p>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671209-39-off209 t17671209-39-cd210"/> in the night, and stealing a silver cream-pot, value 15 s. two silver tankards, value 10 l. one pint silver mug, value 40 s. six silver teaspoons, value 6 s. a pair of silver tea tongs, value 4 s. a silver strainer, value 12 d. two silver tablespoons, value 16 s. three silver salts, value 15 s. one watch with a silver box, and tortoise-shell case studded with silver, value 10 s. the property of the said Charles and Gabriel, in their dwelling-house </rs>. +</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671209-39-victim343 t17671209-39-viclabel211"/> with my brother Gabriel, we are
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671209-39-victim343 t17671209-39-viclabel212"/>, and live at Staines; the prisoner lived
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17671209-39-defend339 t17671209-39-deflabel213"/> with us about a year and a half ago. On the 1st of October I went a journey, and returned on the 6th, then I found my house had been broke and robbed of the plate mentioned in the indictment; my brother lived with me; there were people in the house; I had a great suspicion of the prisoner, by reason she had robbed me before; she had lived about Chertsey and Woodham, or thereabouts, and by enquiring we found she was gone to London. About a fortnight after I came to town, (I had met her some time about August, I asked her where she lived; she said, I am out of place, but I shall be at Mr. Bogey's in St. Martin's-lane, opposite Chandois-street, where they sell tobacco;) I called at that shop, thinking they might give me some intelligence of her; I asked there for Mrs. Turner, (a name she went by;) the woman of the house said she did not lodge there, but she had lodged there, and she had seen her that week; I said, if Mrs. Turner should call here again, tell her there is a relation or an acquaintance of her's from Chertsey would be glad to see her. On the Monday evening I and Mr. Spur, an attorney, called at Mr. Bogey's house; I went in, he stood at the door; I asked for Mrs. Turner; said the woman, she lodges in the house up three pair of stairs, and was at home; then I said to Mr. Spur, come in; we went up; there were two young women that it seems lodged with her, they said Mrs. Turner was gone somewhere about Soho-square; I left word with them I would call the next morning. In the morning I went to Sir
<persName id="t17671209-39-person344"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17671209-39-person344" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and took a warrant to take her up, and likewise to search. When I came to Mr. Bogey's on the Tuesday morning, the prisoner was gone out with one of these young women, there was Mr. Noaks with me; he searched the lodgings but found nothing. After some time the prisoner and the other young woman came home; the other came up; I said, where is Mrs. Turner; she said she was below; Mr. Noaks ran down, and whether he took her in the house or street I can't say; she came up along with him, and said, how do you do, master; I said, where are the tankards and mugs you have robbed me of, I am almost sure you was one concerned; after some little time she said, I am a dead woman, More forgive me, you shall have your things again; I told her it was out of my power to forgive her, she must take what the law will allow; she took Mr. Noaks and I to a house in Compton-street, and shewed us a deal box with my plate in it, (produced, and the plate deposed to;) we went to Sir
<persName id="t17671209-39-person345"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17671209-39-person345" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and he committed her; she owned to the robbery, and that she pushed the pantry door open, and pulled the bureau open with her hands, and that nobody was concerned with her.</p>
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