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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176804130001"/>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 13th, Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, and Saturday the 16th of APRIL, 1768,
<p>In the Eighth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Fourth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
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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="176804130002"/>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; (L). (M.) by what jury.</p>
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<p>251. (M.)
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<p>I never did such a thing before.</p>
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<p>252, 253. (M.)
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<p>William Turner. On the 22d of March the tools mentioned in the indictment were lost from out of a building in
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<p>Q. Is Bignall her husband?</p>
<p>Coulter. I find they are not married, she herself said they were not.</p>
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<p>Q. What is Gibson Bignall?</p>
<p>Russel. He is a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-2-defend40 t17680413-2-deflabel15"/> as they tell me; the woman at the bar went round with us to the places where she had pawned and sold them.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say she knew where Bignall had them?</p>
<p>Russel. She said she knew he had them from out of a building.</p>
<p>Q. Did Bignall work in that building?</p>
<p>Russel. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. to Coulter. Did, she say she knew the tools to be the property of the prosecutors?</p>
<p>Coulter. No, she did not; I had her above an hour in custody before I could make her confess; then the master carpenter told her he would not hurt her if she would confess; then she told him she had sold some, and pawned others; we went and found them accordingly.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I did not know but that they were the property of Bignall.</p>
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<p>254. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680413-3-person54" type="given" value="Anne"/>
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<interp inst="t17680413-3-person55" type="given" value="John"/>
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<interp inst="t17680413-3-person56" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's door; I asked if he had any brass candlesticks; he said, no; I said these are my two saucepans, and I would swear to them; he said his wife bought them of a woman yesterday; I desired them, if the person came again, to stop her; a little while after the prisoner came there, and they stopped her; I never saw her in my days till before the Justice, which was on the 23d; there she owned to having all my things; she said her husband brought them home to her, and she sold some, and pawned others; we have made strict search after him, but cannot find him.</p>
<p>Mrs. Best. These two saucepans (produced and deposed to) I bought of the prisoner at the bar on the 10th of March.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know her before?</p>
<p>Best. No, I did not; she said they were her own, and she sold them, being in distress, having no bread for her children, and that her husband was at sea; I asked her where she lived; she said, at the top of Old Gravel-lane.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find she did live there?</p>
<p>Best. No, she did not, she did not live a great way from it; after that she came to my house with a brass cock and a tea-kettle, and we stopped her; she owned she sold these saucepans to me; I sent for the prosecutrix, and we went before the Justice together.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-3-person57" type="given" value="William"/>
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<p>I was obliged to do what my husband bid me; he did not tell me where he got them.</p>
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<persName id="t17680413-4-person61"> William Johnson
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<interp inst="t17680413-4-person61" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-4-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About five weeks ago I lost a cloth coat which I had to dye; I was in company with the prisoner at a house in
<placeName id="t17680413-4-crimeloc23">Long lane</placeName>
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<interp inst="t17680413-4-person62" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-4-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner take the cloak from off a line, and sold it up, and put it under his left arm, and go off with it.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not stop him?</p>
<p>Eaton. The prisoner is a dyer as well as the prosecutor, and we did not know but that it belonged to him.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I did not take it from the line.</p>
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<p>256. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680413-5-person71"> Thomas Savage
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<interp inst="t17680413-5-person71" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-5-victim66 t17680413-5-viclabel28"/>; we were at work at
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<persName id="t17680413-5-person72"> Henry Murrey
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<interp inst="t17680413-5-person72" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-5-person72" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the prisoner with a saw in his hand, in Great Wild-street; he went and shewed us where the rest of the things were, at the Wheat-sheaf alehouse in Drury-lane; (produced and deposed to by the respective owners.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been out of business thirteen weeks, and was in distress; to be sure I took the things.</p>
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<p>257. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680413-6-person77"> Charles Hanson
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<interp inst="t17680413-6-person77" type="given" value="Charles"/>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-6-victim76 t17680413-6-viclabel35"/>, the prisoner was at work for me; we missed my wife's petticoat out of a box; on the 29th of March the prisoner absconded, we did not find her till last Friday; she confessed she had taken it, and sold it to
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<interp inst="t17680413-6-person79" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-6-person79" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a clothes-shop; the prisoner brought the petticoat to me on the 4th of April; I bought it of her for 12 s.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was ill was the reason I staid away; I was obliged to make away with some of my own things.</p>
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<p>258. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680413-7-person85"> John Brook
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<interp inst="t17680413-7-person85" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-7-person85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Bloomsbury, and am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-7-victim84 t17680413-7-viclabel40"/>; I have lost a great number of tools, spades, and other things; this twibill is an instrument with which we get up the pavement; I was not by when it was taken.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-7-person86"> William Brook
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<interp inst="t17680413-7-person86" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-7-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am son to the prosecutor; the prisoner took a twibill from the work in the street, and was walking off with it; I went and asked him what he was going to do with it; he said it was his own, he was very much in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. Did he work for you?</p>
<p>W. Brook. No, I never saw him before to my knowledge.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-7-person87" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-7-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am apprentice to Mr. Brook: the prisoner came and took up the twibill, and carried it from the work to the end of the King's-road near Gray's Inn-lane, he was much in liquor; (produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was very much in liquor, I had one of my own, and I took this to be my own.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-7-person88" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a clothes-shop in St. Giles's; I have known the prisoner about five years, he worked for paviours and bricklayers as a labouring man; he borrowed money of me to buy such a tool as this; he lodged with me two years, I never knew an honester man; I had been robbed once, and I let him lie in my shop for a safeguard; I know he was very much in liquor the day he was taken into custody.</p>
<p>Q. Had he bought such a tool as this?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176804130005"/>Canler. He had bought one about a fortnight before he was taken up.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-7-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him seven years, he lodged with me upwards of three years; I never heard but that he was an honest man before this.</p>
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<p>259. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680413-8-person94" type="given" value="Peter"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-8-off42 t17680413-8-crimeloc45"/>. On the first of April I lost about 27 pair of stockings; there were two dozen of thread, two pair of cotton, and two of silk, some leather gloves, and a remnant of silver lace.</p>
<p>Q. Why do you charge the prisoner?</p>
<p>Le Quenter. He was
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-8-defend91 t17680413-8-deflabel46"/> to me almost three years; I did not know I had been robbed, till a silversmith's servant told me the prisoner had carried some silver lace there; then I searched his box, and found the things mentioned in the indictment in his box, and I found the bit of silver lace in the bottom of the lining of his coat; he himself opened his box, and owned they were my property.</p>
<p>Q. How old is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Le Quenter. He is about nineteen years of age, he has behaved honestly and well; I was greatly surprized when I found this out.</p>
<p>- Newman. I am an apprentice to the prosecutor; when the silversmith's man came to acquaint my master of the prisoner's carrying some silver lace there, we thought proper to search his box; there we found the things mentioned, (produced in court.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I know these to be my property.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>260. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680413-9-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 29th of March, which was on the Tuesday, I left a bag on the table below stairs, in which were five louis d'ors; another servant of mine carried it up into my room, and put it into my breeches pocket; after which, when I came to take my money out on the Thursday I found but three.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Panchau. He was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-9-defend96 t17680413-9-deflabel51"/> at the time.</p>
<p>Q. What country man is he?</p>
<p>Panchau. I believe he is a
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<p>Q. How long had he been your servant?</p>
<p>Panchau. At different times he has served me six or eight months; he does not live with me, I am often backwards and forwards abroad.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-9-person100" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-9-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Bear and Rummer in Mortimer-street, a public-house; the prisoner offered my wife a louis d'or to change; I did not see him deliver it to her, but I saw her give it him back again; she gave it to me to know if it was a good one; I said it was French money, and did not chuse to change it.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-9-person101"> John Collet
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<interp inst="t17680413-9-person101" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-9-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Panchau; I know he had five louis d'ors in his bag; I carried the bag up stairs, and put it in my master's pocket, and on the Thursday following there were but three; we had a suspicion of the prisoner, on the account of his going to change one at a public-house, as the publican told me; after he was taken up, I heard him say he took my master's money, and that he was in liquor when he did it; and he added, he was a lost man, for he had robbed him. On the Wednesday night before, I lent him 2 s. he saying he had no money; and on the Thursday morning a hatter brought a hat home for me, and the prisoner lent me 3 s.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>That 3 s. that I lent him, I received that very day of a Frenchman that my wife washed for; as for the louis d'or, I do not deny that I offered Mr. Turner's wife that for her to change; I had served a gentleman that belongs to Prince Charles of Lorrain; he came over here to buy horses, he gave it me.</p>
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<p>261. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680413-10-person106"> Sarah Shotton
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<interp inst="t17680413-10-person106" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-10-off55 t17680413-10-crimeloc58"/>. On the 5th of March I was in a little back room, I heard the money rattle; I looked into the shop, and saw the prisoner with my till in his hand; I ran after him, and called, stop thief; I got up at him, but missed my hold, and fell down; he was pursued and taken by a watchman,
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<p>Q. What time of the day was this?</p>
<p>S. Shotton. This was between nine and ten in the morning; when I fell down, the prisoner flung the till down in the street, this was about three doors from my house; I cannot say what money was in the till, but I know there was more than 18 d.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>S. Shotton. I never saw him before to my knowledge.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-10-person108"> Matthew Thornton
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<interp inst="t17680413-10-person108" type="given" value="Matthew"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-10-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a pork-shop next door to the prosecutor. I was coming down the street, I saw the prisoner and another man coming together; they first stopped at a baker's door, then at my door, then they went to the prosecutor's; I saw Pump the prisoner go into his shop, the other stood without, I soon saw them both running away; I saw Pump throw the till down, what was in it I do not know, I pursued him; I ran through my own house, expecting he would have gone down an alley, but he did not; he was soon taken.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was going along, and these people came and laid hold of me, and said I had stole a till; I am as innocent as the child unborn; I work at a lead-mill for my sister.</p>
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<p>262. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680413-11-person114"> Mary Ross
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<interp inst="t17680413-11-person114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a sale-shop in Monmouth-street. On the 21st of March, between six and seven at night, the prisoner came into my shop, and asked me if I would buy a coat; I bought it of him for 6 s. (produced and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-11-person115" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-11-person115" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with the prisoner at the
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<interp inst="t17680413-11-person116" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; the prisoner took this coat and put it on, and went into Monmouth-street, and sold it to this woman for 5 s. I was not with him when he sold it; the man that went in with him his name is
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<p>Q. What does the prisoner do for his living?</p>
<p>Barclow. That I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known him?</p>
<p>Barclow. I have known him about twelve months, he was servant to the man that keeps the tap in the New Goal, Southwark.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I bought this coat of a man in Bloomsbury-square for 4 s. and sold it to this woman for 5 s. Turner was with me, but he is not to be found.</p>
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<p>263. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680413-12-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was brought to-bed on the 20th of January, the prisoner washed for me on the 22d; she lodged in a house of mine, but not the house we live in; she quitted her lodging, and ran away; I could not tell what things were missing till I got abroad; then I missed a pair of sheets from her bed where she lodged, and another sheet from my house where I live, and the other things mentioned; I heard where she was gone to, I went and took her up; she confessed she had taken them all, and said she had sold the tea-kettle to Thomasin Dodd, who is now in court, but she has since sold it.</p>
<p>Mrs. Ford. I am a pawnbroker; the prisoner pledged a sheet with me, and another with my partner; (produced and deposed to by prosecutrix;) she pledged them in the name of Devonshire.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. That is the prisoner's right name.</p>
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<p>Prosecutrix. These are my pattens; I had them on my feet on the 19th of January.</p>
<p>Warren. The prisoner pledged this sheet (producing one) with me the 13th of February; (deposed to by prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I asked her to lend me a trifle of money; she said it was not in her power; I said, then I must pawn something; she said if I pawned a pair of sheets, and fetched them out again, she did not mind that, then they were not wearing out; I took these pattens by mistake; the nurse desired me, as I was going out, to take her pattens, and I took these instead of her pattens.</p>
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<p>There was another indictment against her for robbing her lodgings.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Eastland. She had been
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<p>Q. from prisoner. Whether you did not give me leave to pawn your watch as usual?</p>
<p>Eastland. I believe she did once pawn my watch before; she was always wanting money, and I made her believe I had none, and then she did pawn it.</p>
<p>Q. How long is that ago?</p>
<p>Eastland. That is six or seven months ago.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your oath, did you, or did you not, give her leave to pawn it on the 12th of March?</p>
<p>Eastland. Upon my oath I did not, neither did I think she would have been so base as to have taken it.</p>
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<p>Q. How often had she pledged it before?</p>
<p>Newton. She pledged it the 1st of Dec. 1766, and had it out again on the 5th; she brought it the 29th of December, and it was taken out the 30th of January, 1767.</p>
<p>Q. Did she tell you whose watch it was?</p>
<p>Newton. She said it was Mr. Eastland's.</p>
<p>Q. What did you lend her upon it the last time?</p>
<p>Newton. I lent her 25 s. upon it; it was enquired after on the Tuesday.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I do not remember I gave her leave to pawn it above once before.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>When I went up stairs to make his bed, he said to me, Nancy, my dear, take and put your child on a clean shift, it is one of the children I had by him; I said I will do it directly; said he, be as quick as you can, for I am obliged to go out; then he said, my dear, will you make my bed; after I had done it, I said now, Billy, consider my husband is very poor, and out of business through you, I want some money to fetch some things out of pawn; he said, my dear, cash runs very short, I cannot; I said, my dear, you must do as before, lend me the watch; he said, my dear, then take it; I did, and went and pawned it, and took my apron and cardinal out of pawn; then I went to him; he desired me not to tell my husband, he said he would give me a guinea; he has arrested my husband out of spite, because I will not leave my husband to go to live with him again; I have had as good as three children by my prosecutor.</p>
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<p>Mary Church Callen. The building from whence the lead was taken belongs to me; I had frequently lost lead, so I set Hildey to watch.</p>
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<p>I am a tobacco-cutter; I was out of business, I took to do any jobs; we had been to the brickfields at Hoxton; coming by, I heard a sort of a bustle; said this man, if you stir, I'll shoot you dead; said I, what have I done; he said, I must go along with him; he took me by the collar, and struck me three or four times in the face; he took me to his master's, then to the watch-house; they said I had robbed him several times; I never meddled with the lead.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it light or dark?</p>
<p>Callen. It was a little moon light.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the mug in the room after the other man was gone?</p>
<p>Jones. I cannot be sure of that.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. This is my property, which was taken away that night.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>There was another indictment against him for stealing three silver spoons.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you know them before?</p>
<p>C. Sparkes. I never saw them before to my knowledge; I asked them where they had been; they said up two pair of stairs, to a washerwoman; I said, I suppose you have been and robbed me; then they said they had been up three pair of stairs; I called
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<interp inst="t17680413-17-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> out at the window, he came, and he pushed them up before me into a room; my husband came up, I desired him to go down for a constable; then I put my hand into Slavin's bosom, seeing she had something there, and took out t wo double handkerchiefs, 5 caps and a topknot; when before the Justice, Tipple owned she had dropt the stays on the stairs.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-17-person163"> Edward Hargrave
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<interp inst="t17680413-17-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I came up at Mrs. Sparkes's calling, I found her standing by the two prisoners; she charged them with having robbed her; I saw something drop from Tipple, but the stairs were dark, I could not tell what it was; I desired them to go up stairs, that we might see what they had about them; when we came into the room, they said they had nothing about them; I saw 5 caps, two double handkerchiefs, and a topknot, taken from Slavin, and the other things dropt upon the stairs, (produced in court.)</p>
<p>C. Sparkes. These are all my property, they were taken from out of a child's bed-basket, which stood upon a box in the two pair of stairs fore-room, that door was not locked.</p>
<p>Tipple's defence.</p>
<p>I was upon the stairs, I never saw the things; I am 13 years of age.</p>
<p>Slavin's defence.</p>
<p>We went up stairs to look for a washer-woman; I called upon the stairs, no body answered; when I came down, the woman asked me where I had been; I said to speak to a washer-woman; she took me up stairs, and had me searched, and found nothing upon me; I am going into 15 years of age.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
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<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-18-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoemaker, and live in Little Hermitage-yard, Wapping; the prisoner has been apprentice to me three years and a half, he always behaved himself well to me; I gave him a little liberty to go out a holiday making; he said out a little too long, and was afraid to come home I believe.</p>
<p>Q. When did he go out?</p>
<p>Constable. He went out on Easter Monday, and did not return again.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know of any companion he had?</p>
<p>Constable. There was one came to him to get him out, I gave him advice not to go with him; I would do all in my power to make a man of him, if I can have him in my care again.</p>
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<p>Q. How old is he?</p>
<p>Booth. He is pretty near 16 years of age.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know his acquaintance?</p>
<p>Booth. It is some baker's boy.</p>
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<p>Haywood's defence.</p>
<p>I went into see the gentlemen voting; I stood by the gentleman, he lost his handkerchief; that other man said, he saw me take it out of his pocket, I saw it lying on the ground.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>Elrey's defence.</p>
<p>I was at Guildhall; that gentleman took me upon suspicion of picking the gentleman's pocket.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-20-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> On Sunday the 3d of this instant, about eight o'clock in the evening, I was going by
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<interp inst="t17680413-20-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at St. Dunstan's church, and saw the prosecutor come in; going out at the door, I heard him say he believed this young man, (meaning the prisoner) had got his handkerchief, and he would have him searched; I being a constable, took him in charge; he owned he had got the handkerchief, I did not hear him say he took it out of the prosecutor's pocket; he said he took it up from the ground, but I was behind, fearing he should drop the handkerchief; (the handkerchief produced in court.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I do not absolutely swear to it, I believe it to be mine, there is no mark upon it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I picked up the handkerchief among the mob; the gentleman said he had lost one, I said I had found one; he said he believed it to be his own, and I gave it to him.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-20-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was by trade a box-maker, but did not serve his time out; he worked journey-work at the trade in Leadenhall-street.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Notzall. I am a perfumer; he used to come to my house, he is a distant relation of mine, he behaved himself well.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-21-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 1st of April, between twelve and one in the day, Mr. Barry came after me into Lloyd's Coffee-house, and asked me if I had not lost my handkerchief; I felt in my pocket, and found I had, then he gave it me; I knew it to be my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-21-person198" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . A man tossed the handkerchief to me, and bid me carry it in, which I did; (produced in court and deposed to;) the gentleman that tossed it to me picked it up.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I work for bricklayers, I was out of work; I had been over into the Borough to see my father; coming home, the gentleman came after me, and said I had picked a man's pocket, and laid hold of me; I said he was very welcome to search me, I had no handkerchief about me.</p>
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<p>275, 276. (L.)
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<p>Q. Were they searched?</p>
<p>Raymond. No, neither of them were, I never found my seal or money again; they took from me a quarter guinea and 5 s. in silver; the cornelian seal cost me 5 s.</p>
<p>Q. Was you sober?</p>
<p>Raymond. I was as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not your friend assist you?</p>
<p>Raymond. He went up the alley, and out into Gracechurch-street, I saw no more of him.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been drinking?</p>
<p>Raymond. I had, but no ways disguised in liquor; I had been to see a friend in Upper Thames-street, at the house of Mr. Jenkins.</p>
<p>Q. How long might you continue there?</p>
<p>Raymond. I believe much about two hours; we had been up at St. Giles's in the afternoon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-22-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the constable, I was in the watch-house; the charge was given of the two prisoners by the prosecutor; he said he had lost 5 s. and after all, he said he had a lost 5 s. 3 d. there was nothing at all mentioned about the seal.</p>
<p>Q. Was he drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Geter. In short, he was rather in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. How came you not to have the prisoners searched?</p>
<p>Geter. I asked him if I should search them; he said no, it did not signify.</p>
<p>Raymond. The constable never talked of searching them.</p>
<p>Geter. When we were before the magistrate, he talked of losing his seal, but he said nothing of that before me.</p>
<p>Pummall's defence.</p>
<p>I had been at Vinegar-yard; coming home a little later than ordinary, that gentleman stopped me; he came running, and struck me with his cane, and used me very ill, and said I had robbed him of some money; he let me pass till I came to the end of Cornhill, then he laid hold of this lady, (meaning her fellow prisoner) she was coming past us; I never knew her before I was in trouble.</p>
<p>To her character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-22-person207" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a weaver in Rose and Crown-court, Whitechapel; Pummall is an engine winder, my wife employed her; when she was with me, no honester woman I could have; it is six months since she left me.</p>
<p>Q. Is she a married woman, or single?</p>
<p>Kelly. She is a married woman.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-22-person208"> Anne Jeggot
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<interp inst="t17680413-22-person208" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17680413-22-person208" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Gravel-lane, Houndsditch; she is a clean industrious woman; I lived two years and a half in the house she lived in.</p>
<p>Vantandilo's defence.</p>
<p>I had been a little way to see a person that has my child of three months old; as I came back, this woman (meaning Pummall) was stopped as I was going by, the gentleman had knocked her down; he said, you robbed me, to me, and gave it to this girl; I never saw him, as God is my judge.</p>
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<p>There was another indictment against them for assaulting the prosecutor.</p> </div1>
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<p>277. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680413-23-person215" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor. I went out that morning between seven and eight, and left no body in the house, the doors and windows were fast; I came back between twelve and one, then I found the house had been broke open at the brick-work, near the back door, and another place broke to come into the house; I went up stairs, and found my chamber-door open, which I had locked, and had the key in my pocket; I missed six ells of dowlas, my husband's shoes, and a pair of my son's stockings; a man that was binding
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<interp inst="t17680413-23-person216" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> jun. I am son to the prosecutor; I carried six sets of cloth to my mother on the Sunday, and it was taken away on the Friday after; (he looks upon the mark;) I can swear this is the same cloth.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I have never a friend in the world; I am a young lad, I never did such a thing before.</p>
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<p>278. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was all the day long cleaning the clock up one pair of stairs; he came down to me afterwards, and told me he had lost his tea-spoons; I desired him to send for an officer and search me; he took me before Justice Girdler; the Justice persuaded me to own I took the things, he said it would be better for me.</p>
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<p>279. (M.)
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<p>Q. When had you seen them last?</p>
<p>Tilbury. I had seen them the day before; I had intelligence that a sheep with my mark was seen at Mile-end turnpike; I went to a butcher in Whitechapel parish, he said he had a suspicion of the prisoner; then I went to the prisoner's house, and found five of my sheep alive in his possession; this was on Tuesday last; I asked him how he came by them; he said he bought them of a man on the road.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-25-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went with Mr. Tilbury to the prisoner's house in St. George's in the East; we found five of his sheep, (they had his mark upon them) in a back room of the prisoner's house; they were alive, there was one killed in his shop, he is a butcher; he said he bought them about half a mile out of the Borough for 25 s. each, they were very fat sheep; I think he said the man came from Dartford or Deptford, I cannot tell which, he did not name his name.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say when he bought them?</p>
<p>Ward. I do not remember that he did.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I bought the sheep on the Friday night, near eight o'clock, there were eight of them, about half a mile beyond the bridge in the Borough.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. What are you?</p>
<p>Tilbury. I am a butcher by trade, and hold a little land.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Tilbury. I never saw him before to my knowledge.</p>
<p>To the prisoner's character.</p>
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<p>Q. Has he much business?</p>
<p>Cox. He has not; he has a universal good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-25-person232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about a year and a half; he lodged with me about three quarters of a year, I looked upon him to be a very honest sober man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-25-person234" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
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<p>Q. Has he any land for sheep to graze in?</p>
<p>Harris. No, he has only a little bit of a yard.</p>
<p>He called five women, who did not mention their names, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Did you find any skins?</p>
<p>Tilbury. No I did not, but I found one sheep skinned, with the horns on the head, which is very unusual.</p>
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<p>280 (L.)
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<interp inst="t17680413-26-person240" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to look at them; he knew them to be my making, being concerned in the making them; then I went and got a warrant in the Borough, and went to Mr. Spencer's, he shewed me two odd ones; I told him they were my property, and were stole; I told him I had a warrant against the party, named
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<interp inst="t17680413-26-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; he said he bought them of him, that he had known him some time; after that he stopped the prisoner, and sent for me; when I came to him to a public-house, I told him the only satisfaction he could make me, was to be generous, and tell me where the rest of my earrings were; he said he would; a pen and ink was brought; I took an account from him of six pair, first pawned, then sold, to Mr. Spencer; five pair to Mr. Brooks, in Joiner-street in the Borough; three pair at a pawnbroker's on Ludgate-hill; three pair sold to a jeweller in Noble-street; I went to Mr. Brooks, he owned he had taken in three pair of the prisoner, they were delivered to me; the next day the pawnbroker on Tower hill delivered the three pair he had got, but said he could not swear to the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-26-person242" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Spencer in Tooley-street; the prisoner brought six pair of earrings to my master's the first of February; he pledged three pair for 3 s. and three larger for 6 s. he came afterwards, and said he was in distress, and my master bought them for 16 s. after that Mr. Clare's man came, and said they were his master's; after that Mr. Clare came and owned them; after that the prisoner came to pawn a sheet, and we stopped him, and sent for Mr. Clare.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I acknowledge what has been said of me to be true, I did not know what was in the box when I first had it.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-27-off144 t17680413-27-crimeloc146"/>, seeing several people round the Mansion house, I stopped to see what was the reason of it; Mr. Pain detected the prisoner in picking my pocket; I saw him take my handkerchief from the prisoner's breeches.</p>
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<p>I was going to Greenwich; I stopped at the Mansion-house, and saw this handkerchief lying on the ground; before I could turn about, they laid hold of me.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-28-defend252 t17680413-28-deflabel152"/> with us seventeen years; he was trusted as a manufacturer, but not to sell any thing at all, nor never to deliver any thing without our order.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-28-person259"> John Thomas
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<interp inst="t17680413-28-person259" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am clerk to the prosecutor; the prisoner delivered brimstone, and brought an account of it to the counting-house; it was an outstanding debt; we found he had received money at divers times, and never accounted for it; he had sold all clandestinely but one parcel.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-28-person260"> Edward Cox
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<interp inst="t17680413-28-person260" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a chandler's shop in Kingsland road; Mr. Kingscole brought a bill to me, I looked over my books, and found I had paid the money; the prisoner had brought several parcels of brimstone in, and I had paid him.</p>
<p>Q. When was the last parcel you had of him?</p>
<p>Cox. That was in January 1764, I had an order from Mr. Kingscole's house, to go to the prisoner to order the brimstone in October 1764; then after that, from time to time, I have received brimstone of the prisoner, and the reason it was found out, there was one bill against me that I had paid the prisoner.</p>
<p>This did not amount to a felony, the prisoner ought to account to his masters for it.</p>
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<persName id="t17680413-29-person265"> George Tough
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<interp inst="t17680413-29-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I belong to the Sally, Capt. Goodwin; about a fortnight or three weeks ago I lost two jackets and a pair of breeches; after that I met the prisoner coming out of another vessel with an armful of things; I took him, and then charged him with taking my things; he owned he had taken them, and had sold them to
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<interp inst="t17680413-29-person267" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a clothes-shop by the New-road turnpike, in the Back-lane, by St. George's in the East; the prisoner brought me four old jackets and a pair of old breeches, last Saturday was three weeks, and I bought them of him; (the clothes laid in the indictment produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been of an errand to Thames-street; coming back, I met the young man; I said, George, what vessel do you belong to; he told me; after that I met
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<interp inst="t17680413-29-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , he had these things, he desired me to sell them for him; I went to this woman, and sold them for 6 s. he told me to get 5 s. I went to see an old ship-mate of mine, and met the prosecutor; he asked me where I was going with them things; he threw me down, and took me before the bench of Justices; there I told them I had carried such things, and sold them for a man; I am innocent of robbing any body as the child unborn; when I am at home I live at Harwich.</p>
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<persName id="t17680413-30-person273"> Mary Brickinshaw
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<interp inst="t17680413-30-person273" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am not quite twenty years of age; I am
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-30-victim272 t17680413-30-viclabel160"/> to Mr. Roberts, he keeps an inn at Hammersmith.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you lived with him?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. A little better than half a year.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known the prisoner?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I have known him ever since I have been there; he lived next door to where I live.</p>
<p>Q. What is he?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He is a
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<p>Q. Is he a single or a married man?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He is a single man for what I know.</p>
<p>Court. Give an account of what you have to say against him.</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I was going out with a pot of beer one Tuesday night about a month ago, about eight o'clock; I did not know the house or the person to whom I was carrying it; I met the prisoner and said, I am going to such a place, can you tell where it is; he said no, the best way will be to go to such a shop and ask; I did, and was directed, and went and delivered the beer; coming back, the prisoner came and catched me round my waist, and pulled me down a lane.</p>
<p>Q. Where was this?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. This was in the town of
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<p>Q. Were there any houses down the lane?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176804130016"/>M. Brickinshaw. No, there were not; then he insisted on lying with me; I told him he should not; he said he would; he put his legs between mine, and threw me down, and lay with me.</p>
<p>Q. Had he his clothes on?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He had.</p>
<p>Q. Had you your petticoats on?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I had.</p>
<p>Court. You must be a little more particular.</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He drawed my petticoats up.</p>
<p>Q. What more did he do?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He put his thing into me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you consent to that?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I endeavoured to prevent him as much as I could.</p>
<p>Q. How long did he keep it in you?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. It might be two or three minutes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you feel any thing come from him?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, there was blood came from me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you cry out?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I made as much noise as I could.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body come by, or pull him up?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, he got up of himself, he lay with me after that.</p>
<p>Q. How long after?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. It may be a quarter of an hour, or half an hour; he dragged me out of that lane into another.</p>
<p>Q. Was that nearer the town, or farther off?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. It was nearer the town.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any houses there?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did no body come by all the time?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No; when in that lane, he insisted upon lying with me again; I had not strength left to struggle as before.</p>
<p>Q. Did you coment?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. How did he get you down, or did you lie down?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. Then he put his legs between mine, and put me down as before; after that he got up, and helped me up in his arms; he asked me then if I would forgive him; I said no, I would not; he asked me if I would kiss him; I said no, I would not kiss him nor forgive him.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say to that?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He said then he could not help it; he turned down the lane, and I came home; I found our house full of people; I could not tell my mistress directly, but I told her as soon as the company was gone.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the evening was that?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. That was I believe after nine o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Did your mistress ask you where you had been at your coming home?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. She did, and what was the occasion of my staying so long; I told her I could not find the house, because I was ashamed to tell what had happened then, but I told her as soon as the company was gone, which was before ten o'clock; then she and I went to the prisoner's master's house; we saw the master and mistress, they said he was gone to bed; I went for a warrant the next morning to Sir
<persName id="t17680413-30-person274"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17680413-30-person274" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and the prisoner was taken up that day, which was the Wednesday in the afternoon.</p>
<p>Q. When did your master know of it?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He knew of it the night it was done, my mistress told him.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. What time was it you met the prisoner in the street?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. About half an hour after seven o'clock, but I cannot say exactly.</p>
<p>Q. How long might you be out of your master's house?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. It might be three quarters of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Had you never been with beer to that house before?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I never had.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not desire the prisoner to shew you the lane?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I did not, the house I was going to was in a little passage.</p>
<p>Q. Which side of the way is that passage?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. It is on the same side the way the lane is on.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go by yourself with the beer?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not go willingly down the lane?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, he laid hold round my waist, and turned me towards the lane.</p>
<p>Q. Were not you and he intimate before?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I never had any thing to say to him in my life, I knew him very well.</p>
<p>Q. How came you not to make some noise?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I did, and he clapped his hand before my mouth directly, and kept it so till half way down the lane; it is a little bye-lane, it was a good distance down the lane.</p>
<p>Q. Was his hand on your mouth when he declared he would lie with you?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, it was not.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176804130017"/>Q. Why did you not call out then?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. If I had, no body could hear me.</p>
<p>Q. How long might you converse together before he tripped up your heels?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. A good while, for I refused, and would not let him.</p>
<p>Q. Did the conversation not hold near a quarter of an hour?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, It did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did not a person come by, upon which you both started up?</p>
<p>M. Brackish. No, no body came by.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make any resistance while you were going to the other lane?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I did; I did not know what to do, he cursed and swore enough to fright me out of my wits; he told me if I called out, people would hear me; it was by his persuasion I did not call out.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it between the first and second time?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. It might be a quarter of an hour or more.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to tell your mistress of this?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. When the people were gone away, one Mr. Banks, a customer, was the last in the house; going out he attempted to kiss me, I would not let him; my mistress said to me, what makes you look so scornful; then after he was gone I told her of it.</p>
<p>Q. Have you not made declaration, that you should not have told it to your master or mistress, had they not taxed you with staying out so long?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I never did say so.</p>
<p>Q. Have you not declared you would not have prosecuted, had it not been for your master and mistress?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I never did.</p>
<p>Q. Have you not been to see the prisoner since he was in confinement?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I went to him yesterday morning in prison.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He sent for me, and that he wanted to speak to me.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body go with you?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No.</p>
<p>Court. Were there people in the room with him?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. There were.</p>
<p>Court. Upon your oath tell what passed between you and him.</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He said to me, will you swear my life away; and said if I would take what money he offered me I should have it.</p>
<p>Q. What did he offer you?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He offered me five guineas.</p>
<p>Q. Had he the money in his hand?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, he said it should be put into a person's hand for me.</p>
<p>Q. Was any thing else said?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. He said he would have me if I would have him, and he would use me well; as to having him, I said I never will.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not say you was afraid of marrying him, on the account of having sworn against him?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you or did you not at that time say, you never intended to hurt a hair of his head, and hoped you should not?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I never did; he said he hoped I would not take his life away; I told him I would not spare him an inch, if I knew it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-30-person275" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am master to the young woman; I first heard of her being ill used by the prisoner at almost ten o'clock that night; she confessed, as soon as the house was clear, what had happened; I had sent her to Mrs. Bevan's with beer, between seven and eight I believe in the evening; I believe she might be out half an hour or three quarters; when she came back, we asked her where she had been so long; she made some little slow answer, I think she said she could not readily find the place; as soon as the company was all gone out of the house but me and my wife, while I went into the cellar she fell a crying, and told my wife what had happened; when I came up I was informed of it, she then gave us the same account as she has now.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say he had twice lain with her?</p>
<p>Roberts. She did, that he threw her down in both the lanes, and lay with her.</p>
<p>Q. Are there any houses in the lanes?</p>
<p>Roberts. No, there are not, and in the night-time there are very few people go through them; the prisoner lives next door to me.</p>
<p>Q. How long has the girl lived with you?</p>
<p>Roberts. A little above half a year.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your oath, during the time she has lived with you, have you perceived any thing loose in her behaviour, have you any reason to suspect she would suffer people to lie with her?</p>
<p>Roberts. No, I never had a suspicion of her, I look upon her to be a sober honest girl as any is; I never believed she would condescend to any body.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any reason to believe this man at the bar used any familiarity with her, so as to kiss her?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176804130018"/>Roberts. No, I never had any reason to believe it in my life.</p>
<p>Q. Had he used to come to your house often?</p>
<p>Roberts. He has come once or twice a day sometimes; I never saw nothing between them.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any quarrel between you and him?</p>
<p>Roberts. No, I never had any quarrel with him or his master.</p>
<p>Q. Did you advise the girl to prosecute?</p>
<p>Roberts. It was her own doing; she went in the morning of her own will for the warrant, I did not discourage her in doing it; she was willing and desirous to prosecute him; if she had not of her own accord, I should have advised her to do it; I should not have been willing to have put up with them things in my house.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you threaten her if she did not prosecute?</p>
<p>Roberts. No, I did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-30-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon, and live at Hammersmith; I was sent for to the Justice, the day following the act, to look at this young girl; I searched her, I did not see any particular act of violence; there was some little laceration, and some hemorrhage, that might be from coition, this I believe proceeded from the laceration; I believe he had entered the vagina; I believe from the straitness of the passage, and the violence that had been used, the hemorrhage might ensue.</p>
<p>Q. Could these appearances be on a woman that had been lain with before?</p>
<p>Harvest. They might; we could not expect to see any great marks of violence upon a person of her age.</p>
<p>Q. May not the hymen be broke of a woman that has not been lain with?</p>
<p>Harvest. I believe it may, and often has been, by a great many circumstances.</p>
<p>Q. Supposing that had been broke, could you discover whether it had been lately, or of any time standing before?</p>
<p>Harvest. I believe that could not be discovered, the passage was very small; I really believe she had not been lain with by any man before; I was desired to examine the prisoner before the Justice, he had got the lues upon him to a high degree.</p>
<p>Q. Had the girl any appearance of it?</p>
<p>Harvest. No, she had not; I believe he has had the disease upon him a considerable time; I have some reason to think, by taking medicines, in some measure the violence was taken off, it was quite a pox; he had had a gonorrhoea before, but that was entirely stopt, it was only the external virus that he complained of; some time a man may have a lues upon him, and not communicate the disease; it might, or it might not.</p>
<persName id="t17680413-30-person277"> Thomas Daniel
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<interp inst="t17680413-30-person277" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was along with Mr. Harvest before the Justice; we examined the prisoner first, and found several little waits upon him; we acquainted the Justice with our opinions; at that time we examined the girl and found -</p>
<p>Q. You have heard the account the other surgeon has given?</p>
<p>Daniel. I have; he has given the just account, as to the prisoner and the girl; the girl made some little complaint after that, and did not walk so well as usual; I gave her some medicine, by way of prevention, but there was no appearance that the distemper had communicated.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>Betwixt seven and eight I met with the girl, with a pot of beer; she asked where the person lived; I said I did not know: she said, if you will come with me I'll come home with you; I went with her, and desired her to enquire the house at the farrier's shop; we walked together; when we came to the end of the lane, I asked her to come down the lane; when we came down the lane, I asked her to do so and so; she said I should not till we came to the corner; I said this is the best place; I laid her down, she never said a word against it, and after that I shook the dust off her gown and cloak; when we came to another place, I laid her down again, and did the same; she never said a word, nor cried; there was a person ran by, who it was I do not know; here is another person here, that was concerned with her as well as I.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. Was you the person that went for the girl?</p>
<p>Gregory. No, I was not.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what character the prisoner bears at Hammersmith?</p>
<p>Gregory. I never heard any thing against him; he bears a general good character, as far as ever I heard.</p>
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<p>Q. Did she say by who?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. Who was by at the time?</p>
<p>Cumerford. There was no body hearing our discourse but myself.</p>
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<p>Cumerford. I spoke to her, to see if she would make it up.</p>
<p>Q. Did he desire you to make it up?</p>
<p>Cumerford. No, I never saw him at that time; I spoke to the girl, and asked her if she would let the young man out, and make it up.</p>
<p>Q. Did she tell you she would?</p>
<p>Cumerford. This was entirely to ask her how much money she would take.</p>
<p>Q. Had you the money?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I had not.</p>
<p>Q. Did she consent to make it up?</p>
<p>Cumerford. She said she did not want to hurt a hair of his head.</p>
<p>Q. What day was this?</p>
<p>Cumerford. This was the day of the election at Brentford.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say she was willing to make it up?</p>
<p>Cumerford. She did not.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you offer her some money?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I had none.</p>
<p>Q. Was this application to her from humanity, or by the desire of the prisoner?</p>
<p>Cumerford. No, I had not seen him; I wanted to see if she was willing to make it up, that other people might do it.</p>
<p>Q. Did she appear willing?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I thought she did.</p>
<p>Q. Then who did you apply to?</p>
<p>Cumerford. To them that had no more money than myself.</p>
<p>Q. What countryman are you?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I am an Irishman.</p>
<p>Q. What country is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Cumerford. An Irishman.</p>
<p>Q. Had he no money?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. What were the first words you said to her?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I cannot tell indeed; the master came in the way, and she got out of the way when he was coming; we had not two words at a time; the girl was not willing to be seen speaking to me.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not ask her how much money she would take?</p>
<p>Cumerford. I did not think about making it up, I did not ask her any such thing; and another thing was, I had no money.</p>
<p>Q. to Breckinshaw. What conversation passed between you and this witness, in regard to this affair?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. I never saw this man till he came to our house the day of the election, he was drinking there; I was not very well, and could not go down into the cellar to draw any beer all the day, I sat in the kitchen with my cloak on; this man was in the parlour, he asked where Sheridan was, that was all that past.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your oath?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. Yes, upon my oath.</p>
<p>Q. Did you say to him, you did not desire to hurt a hair of the prisoner's head?</p>
<p>M. Brickinshaw. No, I did not; I went into the room where he was but once all the time he was there.</p>
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<p>I never saw my prosecutor in my life, till he brought this last witness to me; sometimes I follow washing and ironing, and sometimes I am in service; I saved this money by working hard, to get a few things.</p>
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<p>I had been out that week, being a holiday, I got too much liquor; I was coming home through St. Giles's, being vastly sick, I saw this door open, I walked in and lay down, till these men took me by the collar; they carried me to a public-house, then they said, go and get a cord, and let us duck him; I said if I had done any ill I deserved to be punished; I went willingly with them.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-34-off187 t17680413-34-crimeloc181"/> parish; I lost the things mentioned in the indictment out of my kitchen, we were in a room adjoining to it at that time; they were lost about nine at night, on the 12th of March.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-34-person309" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and I were going down the street where the prosecutor lives; he went to this door, and said to me, stay; he went in, and took out two brass candlesticks, and gave them to me; then he said stay, I'll have more; then he went in, and brought out a brass pestle and mottar, after that he brought out a brass tobacco-box; he carried them home to his mother's, and put them into her drawers, she lives at the corner of Cock-lane; I sold the tobacco-box for six-pence, in Bell-yard, Whitechapel; the other things are here; they were found in a room he took just by his mother's; I was taken up, and turned evidence, and gave them the key of the room door; I was going to live along with him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-34-person310" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This Hopgood sent her mother to Mr. Brehrook; after she was taken up, she wanted to get admitted an evidence; we took the prisoner up on her information; we took them both before the Justice, one was sent to Clerkenwell Bridewell, and the other to New Prison; she said she had the things in her apartment; I went and found them there, all but the tobacco-box; the prosecutor swore to them before Sir
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<p>(M.) He was a second time indicted by the name of
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-34-off187 t17680413-34-crimeloc185"/>; I lost the things laid in the indictment (mentioning them) out of my yard, on Friday the 11th of March, betwixt eight and nine at night; they were taken from off a line; I found them again, hanging in a shop in Red-lion-street, Spitalfields, on the Tuesday after.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680413-34-person316" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Hopgood asked me to buy some shirts, that she said had been her father's, who died two months before; I bought them of her; I was informed they were stolen, and the next day I saw her again, and stopped her.</p>
<p>There was no other evidence but Hopgood, whom the court did not think proper to examine.</p>
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<p>(M.) He was a third time indicted by the same name, for
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<p>Mr. Smith. I found these things (producing them) in Hopgood's apartment.</p>
<p>There was no other evidence but Hopgood, she was not examined.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176804130023"/>289. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I took the things, but I would have fetched them out again.</p>
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<p>290. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680413-36-defend326 t17680413-36-deflabel202"/>, she was a month all but two days with me; I took her out of the London workhouse.</p>
<p>Q. How old do you take her to be?</p>
<p>Gossage. I take her to be about 14 years old; she ran away on the 11th of March, at night; I missed the money after she was gone; we enquired after her, and had her advertised; after that I found her in bed at the Griffin-inn in the Borough; I charged her with taking my money out of my drawer; she acknowledged she had, and gave me 16 s. and 9 d. I asked her what she had done with the rest; she said she had bought some new clothes with it, and gave them me in a bundle; (produced in court) I took her before Sir
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<interp inst="t17680413-36-person330" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who examined her; she told him every thing, and what she had bought, and the price of each article; the Justice made a bill of it, and it came to upwards of 4 l. I asked her for the green purse it was in; she gave it me (produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Gossage. I am wife to the prosecutor; I put this money, 4 l. and upwards in a drawer, but did not lock it; it was in a green purse; after the prisoner was gone, we missed the money.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<p>291. (M.)
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