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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060001"/>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 6th, Thursday the 7th, Friday the 8th, Saturday the 9th, Monday the 11th, Tuesday the 12th, and Wednesday the 13th of JULY, 1768,
<p>In the Eighth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Sixth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
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<persName id="f17680706-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>NUMBER VI. PART I.</p>
<p>LONDON,</p>
<p>Printed for J. WILKIE, at the Bible, in St. Paul's Church-Yard.</p>
<p>[Price Six-Pence.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060002"/>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>
<p>LONDON JURY.</p>
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<p>MIDDLESEX JURY.</p>
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<p>406, 407. (L.)
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<p>408. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-2-person46" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I heard the prisoner confess to the taking the things, and that some were pawned, and some at her lodgings, where they were found, by her directions.</p>
<p>The two pawnbrokers deposed to the taking in the goods of the prisoner.</p>
<p>The prisoner said she had nothing to say in her defence.</p>
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<p>409. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680706-3-person51"> Thomas Crofts
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<interp inst="t17680706-3-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 30th of June I heard a hammering in a lighter that lay a long side a ship,
<persName id="t17680706-3-person52"> Samuel Vaughan
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<interp inst="t17680706-3-person52" type="given" value="Samuel"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-3-person52" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> is owner, to which I belong; I went into the lighter loaded with sugar in Shadwell-dock, there I saw the prisoner hammering the head of a cask; he throwed down the hammer; I found two handkerchiefs of sugar, containing one hundred weight, about three or four feet from him; I secured him, he begged to be let go; I found the head had been taken off; the prisoner belongs to the lighter; there was another man in the lighter at the other end of her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>The sugar was lying there when I went down there, I was not hammering the cask.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-3-person53"> John Shaw
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<interp inst="t17680706-3-person53" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-3-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner has worked for me between three and four years as a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-3-defend48 t17680706-3-deflabel16"/>; I can say nothing ill of him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-3-person54"> Richard Webb
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<interp inst="t17680706-3-person54" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-3-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner upwards of fourteen years; he has worked for me, and always behaved like an honest man.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-3-person55"> John Jollet
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<interp inst="t17680706-3-person55" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-3-person55" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . He has worked for me; I never found him otherwise but honest and industrious.</p>
<p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-4-off18 t17680706-4-crimeloc20"/>; last Wednesday I lost two live ducks about eleven o'clock in the day; the next witness can give an account how they were taken; the next day I had information there were two men in the field; we went and my men secured them, they were the two prisoners; one of them was down at the pond where the duck, were taken from.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-4-person63"> Matthew Nicholls
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<interp inst="t17680706-4-person63" type="given" value="Matthew"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-4-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Hackney; I saw the two prisoners come down to the pond in Mr. Speed's field last Wednesday about eleven o'clock; I was in the foot-path coming through the field; Cruise was close to the pond washing his face, and wiped it with the lappet of his coat, the other about twenty yards distance; there were four ducks in the pond; when I came back I met Cruise with two ducks under his coat, and I saw but two in the ditch; the other prisoner was with him running cross not in the path; I went home, and in about ten minutes after I went and told Mr. Speed of it.</p>
<p>Conway's defence.</p>
<p>I was not that way that day; I never saw the other prisoner in my life before the day I was taken up.</p>
<p>Cruise's defence.</p>
<p>I was at work that day which he says the ducks were taken.</p>
<p>For Conway.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-4-person64"> Catherine Robson
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<interp inst="t17680706-4-person64" type="given" value="Catherine"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-4-person64" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known Conway from a child; he is between eighteen and nineteen years old; he has always behaved well, I never knew any ill of him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-4-person65"> James Chart
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<interp inst="t17680706-4-person65" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-4-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Conway betwixt four and five years; I never heard but that he always bore a very honest character.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-4-person66" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-4-person66" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him eight years; I never heard any thing against him, I live in St. Catherine's-lane.</p>
<p>Q. Where does he live?</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060004"/>E. Newland. I do not know where he lives; I have seen him come to his mother's.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-4-person67"> Anne Wright
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<interp inst="t17680706-4-person67" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-4-person67" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him from his birth; I have always known him to be an honest boy.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-4-person68"> Anne Sumersell
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<interp inst="t17680706-4-person68" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-4-person68" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him about nine years; this is the first I heard of ill of him.</p>
<p>Both
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-4-defend59 t17680706-4-punish22"/> W </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>412.
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<p>The prosecutor did not appear.</p>
<p>
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<p>413. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-6-off26 t17680706-6-crimeloc28"/>; I lost two pigs on the 30th of May out of my yard; I saw them again at Mr. Oxlard's, and swore to them.</p>
<p>Mr. Oxlard. I live at Dulwich. On the 1st of June between nine and ten in the morning, I bought a pig of the prisoner at the bar for 22 s. and one Berier a labouring man bought another of him; they were both in a sty at Berier's; Mr. Clark's kinsman came and owned them.</p>
<p>Clark. My kinsman brought them both home to me at Lisson-green; my kinsman is not here.</p>
<p>Oxlard. I know Mr. Clark and his kinsman too.</p>
<p>Clark. I hearing where they were, sent my kinsman (named Ibord) for them.</p>
<p>Oxlard. The prisoner told me he brought them from Reading in Berkshire.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-6-person78"> Thomas Berier
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<interp inst="t17680706-6-person78" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-6-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 31st of May I saw the prisoner driving the two pigs along the road at Dulwich; he said he was going to Sydenham to sell them; I bought one of them of him, and Mr. Oxlard came and agreed with him for the other; they were put into my sty; there were two clips on the shoulders on each of them, they were spotted black and white.</p>
<p>Clark. That is my mark, and they are as he describes them.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I bought these pigs at Hounslow fair on the Tuesday morning, of a man that had forty-seven pigs there.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-6-defend74 t17680706-6-punish30"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>414.
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<p>The prosecutrix was called and did not appear.</p>
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<p>415. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680706-8-person87"> Nathaniel Puncheon
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<interp inst="t17680706-8-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an
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<p>Q. Where was you going to work?</p>
<p>Puncheon. In Fenchurch-street.</p>
<p>Q. What was your intent in going to Jackson's-alley, that was out of your way?</p>
<p>Puncheon. It was a frolick of mine.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-8-person88" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Chimney-sweeper's-alley. On the 10th of June in the morning about four o'clock, the prosecutor came knocking at my door; I got to the window, he told me he was robbed of his watch, and the woman was come into the house, (a carpenter had gone out to work and had left the door open;) I met the prisoner on the stairs; she said, for God's sake, don't let
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060005"/> him in, for he is a bailiff, and I am a poor widow; I happened to know the prosecutor; when she found we would not harbour her, she went out and knocked him about in the street, and called him a bailiff's following dog.</p>
<p>Puncheon. The prisoner sent for me to come to her in Clerkenwell Bridewell, she wanted me to compound it; I told her I could not do it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know no more of the watch than they that are in France.</p>
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<p>416. (M.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-9-person93"> Peter Duffey
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<interp inst="t17680706-9-person93" type="given" value="Peter"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-9-person93" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-9-victim92 t17680706-9-viclabel42"/>, and live at the Ship at Gun-dock, Wapping. On the 20th of June the prisoner came to me, and desired I would recommend him to somebody to go to the West-Indies; I desired him to wait on me on the morrow, and I would go with him to Lloyd's Coffee-house; he came; I recommended him; I had two gentlemen in the house; I ordered my boy to go and draw me a mug of beer in a quart mug, it was put on the table; I told the prisoner he was welcome to take a draught of it; I went to the door, and when I returned I missed my mug and the prisoner; he was found and brought back, and the mug with him; I imagine this might be his first fact, I had a very good character of him.</p>
<p>Mr. Etherington. I was in the prosecutor's house when the alarm was given of the mug being lost; we went out, some one way and some another; I met him in Milk-alley with the mug in his pocket; he said he was going to drink a pint with an acquaintance, and then intended to come back again.</p>
<p>Q. Was he walking or running?</p>
<p>Etherington. He was walking; when I mentioned the mug, he said he had it in his pocket.</p>
<p>Cou rt to prosecutor. Do you know there has been prosecutions for drawing in silver?</p>
<p>Duffey. I know it; I do not use it for my customers.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I went out to drink with an acquaintance, and intended to come and bring the mug back again; my acquaintance is Mr. Bromley.</p>
<p>Q. to Etherington. Was he going towards Mr. Bromley's?</p>
<p>Etherington. He was.</p>
<p>He called two witnesses, one had known him four years, the other seven, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<persName id="t17680706-10-person98"> Benjamin Ayres
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<interp inst="t17680706-10-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Whitsun Tuesday morning I missed eleven globe lamps from Spitalfields where I contract for lighting them; I had often seen the prisoner about with my men, and suspected him long before.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-10-person99"> David Ruffey
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<interp inst="t17680706-10-person99" type="given" value="David"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-10-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Whitsun Tuesday in the morning, I was called up and shewed three globe lamps; I knew them to belong to the prosecutor; I put the rims on them for the prosecutor, (produced in court.)</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-10-person100" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-10-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; I stopped the prisoner with these lamps in Monmouth-street on Whitsun Tuesday in the morning; he offered me a shilling rather than be carried to the watch-house; he had a burner on his finger, one side of it was alight; before we got to the watch-house, he offered me a crown to let him go.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been drinking with my father and mother, uncle and aunt, and coming home about a quarter after one I found these three lamps, and knowing whose they were, I intended to give them to the prosecutor.</p>
<p>He called three witnesses, who said he was
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<p>418, 419. (L)
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-11-person109"> Mary Pearson
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person109" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person109" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . My daughter and I are in partnership, and
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-11-victim108 t17680706-11-viclabel51"/> opposite St. Dunstan's church,
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-11-off49 t17680706-11-crimeloc52"/>. On the 26th of May I went in to dinner about a quarter after three o'clock, and came out again about four, and found my shew glass at the door broke, and four gold rings were taken away; my daughter went out, and seeing the two boys at the bar standing, she took them on suspicion and brought them in; I sent for a constable, who in searching found two gold rings in the lining of Harris's hat.</p>
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<persName id="t17680706-11-person110"> Thomas Day
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person110" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person110" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the two rings taken out of the lining of Harris's hat; we stripped them both naked, but could not find the others.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person111" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I made these two rings, but cannot say I made them for her; I serve her with such sort of rings.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060006"/>M. Pearson. I have all my rings of Mr. Grafton.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-11-person112"> Thomas Reed
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person112" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; I found these two rings in the lining of Harris's hat, and in his left hand waistcoat pocket I found some wire, which I imagine he had to take things out through holes in windows.</p>
<p>Harris's defence.</p>
<p>Another lad took his hat and put it on my head, and ran away, I had never a hat of my own; I am but thirteen years of age.</p>
<p>Trubshaw's defence.</p>
<p>I was going to my grandmother's, I met this lad (meaning his fellow prisoner,) I was asking him where he was going, and they came and took me and him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-11-person113"> Elizabeth Taylor
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person113" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person113" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known Harris three quarters of a year; I never heard any thing amiss of him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person114" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person114" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Harris's father; (he could say nothing in his favour) but that he was a cripple.</p>
<p>Trubshaw called
<persName id="t17680706-11-person115"> Mary Jones
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<persName id="t17680706-11-person116"> Richard Maples
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<interp inst="t17680706-11-person117" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-11-person117" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who said he was about fourteen years of age, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Trubshaw
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<p>420. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-12-defend119 t17680706-12-deflabel60"/> about three quarters of a year; I missed some flat irons; I asked her about them, and she ran away; then I began to search, and missed the things mentioned in the indictment and more, this is about two months ago. About a month after I heard of her; I got a warrant from Justice Welch, she was taken up, and before Justice Welch, confessed the taking and pawning some at Mr. Gunston's and Mr. Brown's; the watch and seals were found at Mr. Brown's, (produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-12-person122" type="given" value="Richard"/>
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<persName id="t17680706-12-person123"> Brown
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<interp inst="t17680706-12-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a pawnbroker; a man brought this watch to pawn, his name is Broadey; he was bound over to be here, but he is not; the prisoner brought three pewter plates, and pledged them on the 30th of March for a shilling, (produced and deposed to by prosecutrix.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-12-person124" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-12-person124" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My mistress is named Gunston, she lives in Jermyn-street, St. James's; the prisoner pledged some flat irons with me.</p>
<p>- Banister. I took in the Scotch carpet of Broadey.</p>
<p>E. Maley. The carpet was pawned in the prisoner's name, she owned she sent it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I offered to make satisfaction for every thing.</p>
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<p>421. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-13-victim128" type="given" value="John"/>
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-13-person129"> John Hubbard
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<interp inst="t17680706-13-person129" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-13-person129" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-13-victim128 t17680706-13-viclabel65"/> at
<placeName id="t17680706-13-crimeloc66">Hillingdon</placeName>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-13-off63 t17680706-13-crimeloc66"/>; I lost some flour, we guessed a bushel or more were missing; this was on Tuesday was se'nnight; we weighed the flour we found at the prisoner's, it weighed a bushel and a peck; we could see a person had got in at my mill window, by flour which he had trod in; we thought it the foot of the prisoner, on which account it was found; there we compared it with the flour in a sack where some were missing, it agreed; the prisoner has confessed he took it; we found it in about two hours after; he fell on his knees, and told me the way he took it; I made him no promise of favour; he has a wife and five children, and his wife near lying in.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-13-person130"> James Brickman
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<interp inst="t17680706-13-person130" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-13-person130" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I work in Mr. Hubbard's mill; I missed the flour on the Tuesday morning, I told Mr. Hubbard of it; we went and found the flour; he was suspected by the print of his shoes; the flour was of the same kind, I believe it to be the same; I heard him confess before the Justice that he took it, and I heard him confess at Hounslow the same.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I leave it to the mercy of the Court.</p>
<p>
<rs id="t17680706-13-verdict67" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17680706-13-verdict67" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.
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<interp inst="t17680706-13-punish68" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="whipping"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-13-defend126 t17680706-13-punish68"/> W </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>422. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680706-14-person135"> Edward Yardley
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<interp inst="t17680706-14-person135" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-14-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Saturday the 11th of June I lost a silver shoe buckle from hanging up in my window in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-14-off69 t17680706-14-crimeloc71"/>, I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-14-victim134 t17680706-14-viclabel72"/>; when I was called I saw the window broke; the people called, stop thief; the prisoner was taken and brought back, then he owned he had taken it, and in the pursuit he had thrown it into Shadwell church yard; he went with us to look for it, but could not find it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-14-person136" type="given" value="Jane"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-14-person136" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner break the window and take a buckle out; I went and called, stop thief, and he was taken.</p>
<p>
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<p>There was a coal-cart going by; they said I broke the window, but I did not; I am a box-maker, and had been that way with goods.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-14-defend132 t17680706-14-punish74"/> B </rs>. and
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<interp inst="t17680706-14-punish75" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<p>423. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-15-off76" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a pair of leather breeches, value 20 s. a pair of silver shoe-buckles, value 12 s. a pair of leather pumps, value 2 s. four pair of worsted stockings, two linen handkerchiefs, and one silk ditto </rs>, the property of
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<interp inst="t17680706-15-victim140" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-15-off76 t17680706-15-cd77"/>. +</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-15-person141"> Thomas Herrick
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-15-off76 t17680706-15-crimeloc78"/>; I had a fall from a horse, and while I was in the hospital these things were missing from my room over the stable; they had a suspicion of the prisoner, I went and found him, and took him up; I charged him with having taken them; he said he had got them, and would return them, he said he took them out of mistake; he fetched them to me out of his lodging-room, and some out of the hay (the things produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-15-person142" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-15-person142" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was the officer, I had a warrant to apprehend the prisoner; I heard him own he had taken all the things.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Before I plead I insist upon the things, I am tried for them, I shall not say any thing till I have them.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any body here to prove them your property.</p>
<p>Prisoner. No, I have not.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-15-person143"> Peter Vigars
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<interp inst="t17680706-15-person143" type="given" value="Peter"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-15-person143" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about three years, I never heard any harm of him till now.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-15-person144" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-15-person144" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have often drank a pot of beer with him, I never knew any harm of him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-15-verdict79" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-15-defend138 t17680706-15-punish80"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>424. (M.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-16-person149"> Samuel Watkins
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<interp inst="t17680706-16-person149" type="given" value="Samuel"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-16-off82 t17680706-16-crimeloc84"/>; on the 2d of April I lost the things laid in the indictment (mentioning them) from out of my chamber and closet; the prisoner was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-16-defend146 t17680706-16-deflabel85"/> about ten days, I suspected her; I went to Shoreditch work house, where her father-in-law was, and desired a person there to give me when he saw her, as she was absconded; on the 28th of May that person gave me notice of her being there; she owned to the cloak, bonnet, and apron; after that she took my wife down the yard, and owned to all the things; after that she owned the same to me; I got some of them again; she told me she had pawned the buckles at Mr. Bellamy's, where I found them (produced and deposed to)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-16-person150"> Peter Bellamy
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<interp inst="t17680706-16-person150" type="given" value="Peter"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-16-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My wife took in a bonnet and cloak of the prisoner.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. They are my property.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
<p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-16-defend146 t17680706-16-punish87"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>425. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor did not appear.</p>
<p>
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<p>426. (M.)
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<persName id="t17680706-18-person159"> Richard Atkinson
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-18-off92 t17680706-18-crimeloc94"/>, I lost the harness mentioned in the indictment, about the 26th of May, out of my yard; one of my coachmen said he saw a watchman take a man with some harness to the Round-house; I went there, and saw the prisoner and harness (produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-18-person160" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman, I stopped the prisoner in the street between one and two in the morning, about a quarter of a mile from the prosecutor's house, with this harness, in Tyburn-road; I took him to the Round-house; he said he was carrying them to Bishopsgate-street, but did not say for who, or to what house.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>A well-dressed man desired me to carry the harness to the Bull in Bishopsgate-street, he was a stranger to me; he said his name was Jourdan; I was to have eighteen-pence, and he gave me two-pence to get some drink.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<p>
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<p>427. (M.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-19-person166"> Mary Mackavoy
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<interp inst="t17680706-19-person166" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-19-person166" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a stall in
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-19-person167"> Winifred Cavenhan
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<interp inst="t17680706-19-person167" type="given" value="Winifred"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-19-person167" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in White-hart-yard, Drury-lane; the prisoner desired the box might be left in my room while she went to her new lodging; I saw her open it, and put a gown in it; it was empty when she brought it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-19-person168" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-19-person168" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found this handkerchief, and two small pieces of lawn, and this box, in the prisoner's lodgings, at a public-house in Clare-market (produced in court.)</p>
<p>Mackavoy. This box and handkerchief are my property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I found the box empty in Covent-garden.</p>
<p>She called
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<interp inst="t17680706-19-person170" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-19-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> M'Dougal, who gave her a good character.</p>
<p>
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<p>428. (L.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17680706-20-person173"> James Taylor
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<interp inst="t17680706-20-person173" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-20-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a gangsman belonging to Bear-key; on the 15th of June I went up into the warehouse between twelve and one, and met the prisoner with some sugar in a handkerchief, and some in his waistcoat-pocket; I secured him, there was about eight pounds of it, there was a hogshead of sugar near him that had been pilfered, it was of the same quality.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I happened to go into that warehouse; a man there desired me to carry this sugar out for him, and they came and stopped me.</p>
<p>
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<p>429 (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-21-off106 t17680706-21-cd107"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-21-person178"> William Henry Shute
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<interp inst="t17680706-21-person178" type="given" value="William Henry"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-21-off106 t17680706-21-crimeloc108"/>; about a fortnight ago the prisoner came to my house, I took him in from a person that rents a shop of me, he was their
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-21-defend174 t17680706-21-deflabel109"/>; he staid with me from the Saturday till the Monday morning; then he went away out at the back-door into Pope's-head-alley without his hat, and at the same time four spoons were missing; he had been trusted with six to clean on the Monday morning.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-21-person179" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-21-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a silversmith, and live in Aldersgate-street; the prisoner came to my shop last Monday was fortnight, and said he came from one Mr. Whitehouse at Islington to exchange these, a spoon for a stock-buckle, and to have the remainder of the money sent by him; I thought it proper to send a person with him to Islington, not knowing there was such a person, and ordered the person, if the prisoner offered to run away, to bring him back; he did offer to run away, and the person brought him back; then the prisoner, upon being charged with stealing the spoons, said he had robbed one Mr. Ward of Birmingham; I took him before Mr. Alderman Gosling, there he confessed the same; the next day there appeared an advertisement from Sir
<persName id="t17680706-21-person180"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17680706-21-person180" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-21-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , of a gold watch and four silver tablespoons being stolen; we went to the prisoner in the Compter, there we found a gold watch upon him, and likewise two table spoons; he had made away with one, as I heard in the Compter (three spoons produced and deposed to by the prosecutor, by a crest on them.)</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>430. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-22-off112" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pettyLarceny"/> stealing one linen handkerchief, value 10 d. </rs> the property of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-22-off112 t17680706-22-cd113"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-22-person185"> James Atkins
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<interp inst="t17680706-22-person185" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-22-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Coming down
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-22-off112 t17680706-22-crimeloc114"/>, on the other side St. Brides's church, on the 15th of last month, about half an hour after nine in the evening, there were two or three people assembled together; before I came to them I buttoned my pocket, and put in my watch chain; as I came by the prisoner took my handkerchief out of my pocket, I turned and saw it in his hand, as well as felt his hand in my pocket; I catched him by the collar, I saw him sting it behind him into the kennel; I went to stoop to pick it up, upon my stooping he got away from me; I recovered myself, and ran after him down Black-horse-alley into Fleet-market; he fell down at the corner going into Field-lane, there I catched him; he was never out of my sight; I had left my handkerchief upon the ground, and desired the people to take care of it; when I went to see for it, it was gone; it was a red and white striped one, I am positive it was my handkerchief.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-22-person186" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-22-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prosecutor and I were coming down Fleet-street together; we stopped to see what was the matter; he said somebody had picked his pocket, and turned about and took hold of the prisoner by the collar; I saw his handkerchief in the prisoner's hand, and saw it also fall in the kennel; Mr. Atkins stooped to pick it up; the
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060009"/> prisoner took the advantage to slip away, he went down Black-house-alley into Fleet-market, and at the corner of Field-lane we took him, and had him to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a handkerchief was it?</p>
<p>Boyden. It was red and white striped.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I seeing a crowd of people stopped to look at them; this man laid hold of me, and said I had got his handkerchief; I thought he had a warrant out against me made me run, but when he cried, stop thief, I stopped immediately, I had not the handkerchief.</p>
<p>Boyden. The prisoner called stop thief directly as soon as he got into Black-horse-alley, as he ran.</p>
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<p>431. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-23-off117 t17680706-23-cd118"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-23-person191"> Daniel Holland
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<interp inst="t17680706-23-person191" type="given" value="Daniel"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-23-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 9th of June, between six and seven, I was in
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I picked this handkerchief up, and the gentleman came after me, and asked me if I had got his handkerchief; I said I had, and delivered it to him; I am
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<p>432. (L.)
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-24-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the younger. On Friday the 27th of May, I saw the prisoner come down
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<p>Q. What is the crate?</p>
<p>Mott. That is what the glass bottles are brought in from Staffordshire and Worcestershire; I ran down, and told my uncle of it, and we took the prisoner in the warehouse, and had him before my Lord Mayor; we found eight phials in his pocket, and some in his hand.</p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-24-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and Mr. Parry, gave evidence of the prisoner's insanity, on which account he had been confined, &c.</p>
<p>He was
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<p>433. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor did not appear.</p>
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<p>434. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-26-person209" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> at Mile-end; I saw the prisoner Ward come with this piece of new bar-iron (produced in court) to where I was at work, on last Monday se'nnight, between six and seven in the evening; it dropped from under his coat at my shop-door, where I had a proper opportunity to observe it, so that I knew it again by a crack at one end of it; he went away, and unlocked the old iron room door; then he came and took it up, and carried it and threw it in, and some little time after he went and opened that door, and took it out, and put it under his coat, and went out of the yard; I followed him to Church-lane, to the house of
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<interp inst="t17680706-26-person210" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , she keeps an old iron shop; I looked through the window, and saw her weigh it; she took it out of the scale, and gave him some halfpence, and took and threw the iron under her counter to some other iron; at his coming out I stopped him and said, Mr. Ward, how much money have you got for it; he showed the money to me, there was no more than five-pence halfpenny; this was before he had put it in his pocket; I told my master of it the next morning; then he and I, and another man, went to Smith's shop; when my master asked
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060010"/> her about the iron, she said she bought no such iron last night, and that we were welcome to search for it; I then went directly where I had seen her throw it, and took it up, it weighs eleven pounds; Ward owned he took out of my master's shop, it cost my master two-pence farthing a pound; the woman said she always gave a penny a pound; Ward told her to her face she never used to give him but three-farthings a pound; she said she gave him a penny a pound for this iron, this is new bar-iron.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-26-person211" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I work smiths work for Mr. Wilson, I know this piece of bolt-iron, which was found at Mr. Smith's to be my master's property (produced in court;) I know nothing of the bar-iron.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-26-person212" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This piece of new bar-iron is the very piece that I saw found at Smith's house; at my first asking her about it, she said she had not bought any such thing; I mentioned Ward's name to her; she said she bought none of no such man; I mentioned the time, she still denied it; then I desired Invill to go and look where she had put it; he did, and took it up immediately.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was very much in liquor when I did it.</p>
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<p>435. (M.)
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<p>The evidence on the former trial were examined on this.</p>
<p>The prisoner in her defence said she gave
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<p>She called
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<p>436. (M.)
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-27-person226" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17680706-27-person226" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor, I went out about half an hour after seven on the 6th of January, and left my key in a barn, where my husband knew where to find it; when I came home I could not find the key; in going on the back-side my house I saw my back-door open, I went in and up stairs, and found the things mentioned in the indictment were gone out of a chest of drawers.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-27-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know these clothes produced here by the prosecutor, are the same the prisoner used to wear; he lay in that hay-loft where the clothes were found, and the very day the prosecutor was robbed he went away.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-27-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I overtook the prisoner at the White Hart on this side Newington, about five o'clock that morning that the prosecutor was robbed; I asked him where he was going; he said, to Leadenhall-market to see a friend; the coat he had on was blue-grey, with a black cape and black buttons, and a red waistcoat; he had a parcel in a sack on a stick on his shoulder.</p>
<p>Wakefield. One of my coats and waistcoat were as Frazier has described.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I did this thing, I was starving alive for want, having no friend in the world.</p>
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<p>At the request of the prisoners the witnesses were examined separate.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person235" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Sunday was se'nnight, about twelve at night, I was going on board (I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-28-off142 t17680706-28-crimeloc145"/>, a little boy, seemingly about 16 years old, came up to me, and took hold of my jacket; said I, what do you want; he said, let me see what you have got in your pocket; I said, you little bastard, what do you want with me, and pushed him from me; then a person came behind me, and knocked me down (to the best
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060011"/> of my knowledge it was Craycraft;) he put his hand upon my eyes, and another man came and took my money out of my breeches pocket, a guinea, a quarter guinea, and some silver, I do not know how much; the watchman came just as I was getting up, I did not see which way they went; I could not look up for a considerable time, I took particular notice of the little boy.</p>
<p>Q. What was you knocked down with?</p>
<p>Nicholson. I cannot tell whether with a stick or his fist.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see the boy before?</p>
<p>Nicholson. No, I described him to the watchman, and told him how I had been used; the boy was taken up a little after, that very night, and carried to the watch-house in Wapping; the next morning he confessed the fact, and said one was a tall man, and the other shorter, in a brown coat; that one went by the name of Jack, and the other Castleton; he said they had desired him to go along with them, and he should have better clothes; that he went with them, and they desired him to come over the way to me as I was going along, and ask what I had got in my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Were there no other people going along at that time?</p>
<p>Nicholson. I saw none.</p>
<p>Q. from Craycraft. What house did you come out of at that time of the night?</p>
<p>Nicholson. I came out of Mr. Jackson's house, the ship in Distress.</p>
<p>Q. from Craycraft. Whether you did not go into any house where were women?</p>
<p>Nicholson. No, I did not, I only had a pot or two of beer at Jackson's, and changed a nine shilling piece; I had been with a shipmate.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person236" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I shall be sixteen years of age on the 17th of August next. On Sunday was se'nnight I was at the Black-boy on Saltpetre-bank; I went there with other boys that had been out to pick pockets, one of their names was Terry Tinley; there was Craycraft in that house cursing and swearing, in a lewd woman's company; she was got away, and he swore if he could come at her he would searify her face, so that she should never go into company again; he did not know her name, but I do; the other prisoner sat by Craycraft.</p>
<p>Q. How many people were in the house?</p>
<p>Sullivan. There were one man and two women, the man was the waiter, and one of the women was the woman of the house's daughter; Craycraft called me Irishman; he said, here Irishman, drink; they had the Saturday before asked me to go with them; as soon as I had drank, Craycraft put his finger up to his nose and looked to the door, signifying I was to go out; I went out and staid at the corner of Blackboy-alley; he went out at the other door and made a noise after the woman, but could not find her; the other prisoner came out also; we all three went down Saltpetre-bank, about half way, a little below Terry Finley's, we met Terry, he asked me where I was going; I said, down the bank; said Craycraft, come along with us; we all four went down together, and went into Blackhorse-yard; there Craycraft told hold of my arm and searched me for money, and the other prisoner searched Terry Finley, but we had not a farthing about us; then Mr. Nicholson came by; said Craycraft, there is a sucking cull, that is, a drunken gentleman, go and ask him what he has got; he had something white in his pocket; I went up to him and said, what is that coming out of your pocket; he said, get away you little bastard; then Craycraft came behind him and knocked him down with his double fist; after he dropped, Craycraft put his hand to his eyes, and Bourn picked his pocket; the man said he had got but two-pence halfpenny in the world; then Craycraft said, hush, you thief, if you offer to speak a word, I'll cut your throat directly; the constable of the night was in the watch-house, which is close by the turning; I crossed the way, and we went up the bank to Mrs. Evans's at the Black Boy; I stood at the door while they went in and had a quartern of gin or aniseed, it cost two pence halfpenny; they had changed a six-pence, and they gave me the three-pence halfpenny; I returned it to Craycraft again; Craycraft told me the thief (meaning the man they robbed) had but a shilling.</p>
<p>Q. What became of Terry Finley?</p>
<p>Sullivan. As soon as Bourn let him go to Craycraft, after he had knocked the man down, Terry ran away; we went after this towards Tower-hill, and met a sailor, and robbed him; after that we came to the watch house, near where we robbed Nicholson; Craycraft put his head into the watch-house, and said, d - n you, blast you all together; when he was at a little distance he said, if they were to come after him he would cut their throats directly; Nicholson was in the watch-house; seeing me, he said, there is the lad; I said I will not run away; the two prisoners ran away, and they took me into the watch-house. The next day they brought me to the bench of Justices in Whitechapel; I confessed the fact and had my liberty, and was sitting in the constable's house;
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060012"/> last Monday se'nnight I saw the two prisoners go by, both their hats were flapped; I said there are the two men; I had told the constable one of them had a black patch on the left side his check, which he had when taken; there were two men singing ballads in the street; the two prisoners stopped and stood talking to two sailors; Mrs. Chapman sent for her husband, he came and took them.</p>
<p>Q. from Craycraft. Whether you are hired, or had the clothes you have on to tell this story?</p>
<p>Suilivan. I had not a shirt to my back, I was full of vermin; these clothes I have on were then in pawn, and they were got out for me; I worked very hard for this coat, but as for the money that bought the shirt and waistcoat, it was not got honestly.</p>
<p>Q. from Craycraft. Whether the constable is not to put you apprentice.</p>
<p>Sullivan. No, the Justices said to the constable, mind after this thing is over, do you take care of this boy, as he says he has friends in his own country, send him over to them, they live at Waterford in Ireland.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you followed picking of pockets?</p>
<p>Sullivan. I have followed it about two or three months; I have been almost six years from my own country.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-28-person237"> Margaret Quist
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person237" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The two prisoners came into my mother's house, the Black Boy on Saltpetre-bank, (my mother's name is Evans) about half an hour after nine last Sunday night was a week, Craycraft called for a pint of beer; there was a woman named
<persName id="t17680706-28-person238"> Margaret Wright
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person238" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , came in much in liquor; he said to her, you had better be quiet; he began to be very quarrelsome, the woman went through the house and went away; he called for more beer, an unfortunate woman, one
<persName id="t17680706-28-person239"> Frances Etherley
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person239" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> came through the house; he pulled her into a box to sit down; she went out; the prisoner Bourn said she has tipped you the double, to Craycraft; Craycraft said, by the holy Jesus, I'll mark her, she shall not go into company a good while; he went out and came in again, and could not find her; then I went and awaked my mother, she would not draw them any more beer; they went out about a quarter after eleven.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember seeing this boy Sullivan at that time?</p>
<p>M. Quist. He came in, I served him with a pennyworth of aniseed at better than half an hour after ten.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-28-person240"> Thomas Gisby
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person240" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mrs. Kennedy at the Black Boy on Saltpetre-bank.</p>
<p>Q. Is that Mrs. Evans do you mean?</p>
<p>Gisby. It is the same woman, she has two husbands; the two prisoners came in there last Sunday was se'nnight before eleven o'clock and had some beer; they had one pint after eleven; then my mistress cleared the house, and we went to bed before twelve.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoners come again that night and had some gin?</p>
<p>Gisby. I do not remember that they did.</p>
<p>Q. to Sullivan. When you went again and they brought you out three-pence halfpenny, what time was that?</p>
<p>Sullivan. That was about half an hour, or three quarters after eleven.</p>
<p>Gisby. I give change to so many people, I very seldom take notice to whom.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-28-person241"> Susanna
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person241" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> M'Lean. I heard the two prisoners ask this boy to go along with them, and be a good boy; they said they would give him a new suit of clothes; I was drinking with them then at the Black Boy; it was on a Sunday in the afternoon, the boy was taken up that night.</p>
<p>M. Quist. This is not the woman that Craycraft made a noise about.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-28-person242"> Thomas Chambers
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person242" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer belonging to St. John's; Wapping; last Sunday night was a week about a quarter before twelve, I was at the watch-house door; I saw two men and this lad come down from Saltpetre bank; then I went to the chair; one of them came to the watch-house and said, d - n you, blast your eyes all together; the lad said some bad word to that purpose; then I spoke to one of the watchmen to come along with me, thinking they were going about some bad work; we went down a thoroughfare into Nightingale-lane, and stood at a corner about ten minutes; hearing no disturbance at all we returned to the watch-house; I laid my arm upon the watch-house door, up came the lad and the two prisoners; the lad crossed the way and said, indeed, Sir, I did not go to run away, I did not go to do it, crying and whining, as much as to say he was an apprentice to one of them; one of them talked to him as though he was his master, but I cannot be positive as to the words; then they went up Saltpetre-bank; I said to the watchmen, these people have done something amiss, this was just as the watch was going out twelve; about five minutes after this, one of the watchmen found the prosecutor and brought him in; we asked him what was the matter; he told me he had been robbed; then I took two of my watchmen and went, and searched every corner about Saltpetre-bank, but
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060013"/> found nobody; then I went round Well-street and to the watch-house again, then to Nightingale-lane; coming back, one of the watchmen came running to me, and said the man has got the lad, that was one that robbed him; then I went and found him in the watch-house, and was told the other two were run away; I put the lad in the dark hole behind; I asked him some questions, he seemed to deny it at first; then I took him to the cage and locked him up about three. The next morning about eight or nine I took him out, and had him examined before the bench of Justices; he said one of the two men was named Cassady, that the tall one which is Craycraft, had a black patch on his left cheek, and the other went by the name of Jack.</p>
<p>Q. to Sullivan. Do you remember what was said as you went by the watch-house after the robbery?</p>
<p>Sullivan. I did sham a cry, and talk as if one of them was my master, that they should not mistrust us.</p>
<p>Chambers. Then I had a warrant to apprehend them; the lad said he never had been concerned with them before; he told the Justices how the robbery was committed, that the two prisoners stood at a corner, and they said to him, there is a sucking call, go to him; that he went up to Nicholson and asked him what he had in his pocket, and that the tall man came behind him and knocked him down, and put his hand upon his eyes, and said if he spoke he would cut his throat; that Nicholson said, for God's sake, spare my life, take my money, and something about his saying he had but two-pence halfpenny.</p>
<p>Q. What time was the boy taken?</p>
<p>Chambers. I believe he was taken a little after one o'clock; I took the two prisoners the same day, being Monday; there were two men singing ballads about Wilkes; the lad was then in my kitchen; he saw the prisoners go by, he told my wife they were the men; my wife sent my apprentice for me, I had a cutlace under my coat; the lad had told me they were blood-thirsty men, and desired me not to go unarmed; I went, they were talking to some paviours and two other people; I with assistance secured them.</p>
<p>Q. Did the lad tell you any thing of another lad being with them?</p>
<p>Chambers. He did, he said his name was Terry Finley of about twelve years of age, but he ran away when the man was knocked down; that lad follows picking of pockets; I do believe Craycraft was the man that looked into the watch-house and said, d - n you, blast you all together; they had the same coloured clothes on as now; one wore lighter clothes than the other, with flapped hats; I took particular notice of the boy, I can swear to him in particular.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17680706-28-person243"> Francis Smith
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took up the man that was robbed in the Broad-way, Black-horse-yard, and took him into the watch-house.</p>
<p>The prisoners said nothing in their defence.</p>
<p>For Craycraft.</p>
<p>Honor M'Carty. I have known Craycraft seven or eight years; I was in company with him last Sunday was fortnight in Rosemary-lane, from about five in the afternoon, and continued in company with him till about two in the morning; between eleven and twelve I sent him in at Kennedy's at the Black Boy for a pint of beer, he and the other prisoner came out of that house together; we brought half a gallon of beer from there, and sat and drank it at another house; then they both set out for Deptford, I parted with them at the foot of London-bridge about two in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. to Quist. Do you remember any thing of this?</p>
<p>Quist. The woman went out with the beer, the men were turned out at about a quarter after eleven.</p>
<p>Q. to H. M'Carty. At whose house did you drink the beer?</p>
<p>H. M'Carty. It was the house of
<persName id="t17680706-28-person244"> Patrick Fenning
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person244" type="given" value="Patrick"/>
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<p>Q. What is Craycraft?</p>
<p>H. M'Carty. He is a
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<interp inst="t17680706-28-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and - Dunn, appeared for Bourn, who had all of them known him about a year, the time he lived with his brother, who keeps a coal cellar in Bedfordbury, who said he was a native of Ireland, and had a good character.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060014"/> met with a misfortune of falling down and hurting his leg; he sent for me, and begged I would come and speak to him, for he was a dead man; accordingly I went two or three times, his leg was excessive black and bad; all his discourse was, that he repented of his past life, and begged I would let him come and live with me again; I told him I could not answer it before God nor man: the last time of my going he told me, if I would not condescend, it should be the utter ruin of us both; this might be I believe in April, or the beginning of May; he was then in his lodging by Nibes's pound by Oxford-road, that was the last time I saw him till the 2d of May, between nine and ten at night; then a gentlewoman that lodged at my house went up stairs to supper, after which she flung up the sash, and perceived somebody fly from the window; she came down, and told me; the prisoner's own son, that lives with me, flew out of the house to see who it was, and a man with him, who is since gone away; they found a man among the gooseberry-bushes, they asked him what he wanted there; then I heard it was the prisoner's voice, saying, I want to speak with your mistress, and speak with her I will; I went to the door, he came and asked me what was the reason I would not let his son come to him, and said he had sent for his things, and wanted to know the reason why I did not send them; I was then close by him; I told him his son had been to see him three or four times, and could not find him; he said he was come for his clothes (some of his clothes had continued in my house from the time of his conviction) at his own desire, because he was going to move his lodgings, he sent such word by his son; I did intend to send them, had he not sent for them: then he pushed to come in, I made way for him; as I was standing at the front-door he came in and sat down, and began to talk about what would become of him, and what he was to do; I begged he would go home to his lodgings, for I had nothing to do with him, or he with me; he, in an abrupt manner, began to upbraid me in taking his bread from him: I told him he must endeavour for his bread as I do; he said, if I would open the door for him he would go; I got up, and was going to open it; when I got to the door I had no power to open it, I was in a terror, something seized me; I turned round, and looked him in the face; a gentlewoman that lodged with me screamed out, and cried, Mr. Blake, what are you going to do; she said afterwards she saw the head of a pistol as he pulled it out of his pocket, what answer he made I know not, but I immediately seized hold of the pistol, and his son assisted me; we struggled in the passage, the prisoner fell down at the foot of the stairs, this was in the dark; I begged of him he would spare my life, if it was but for the sake of his of his own child, and I would do any thing; he said, if I got the pistol from him he had another in his pocket; then my strength went away; I told him I would do any thing he desired if he would spare my life; he said, will you; I said, yes, that I would; well then, said he, if you will come to the door I will tell you what I will have you do, or what I want (I cannot tell which) I went to the door; when he had got me about three yards from the door he clapped his left arm round my head, and held it to his bosom, and fired a pistol, and shot me in at the left-side of my neck, and the ball came out on my right-side; it went through my neck (she showed the scars, which showed the ball must go through much about the middle of her neck;) he turned about, and went into an arbour; in about ten minutes after I heard another pistol go off, they were going to see for him; I said, do not go after him, for I believe he has shot himself, but he was found the next morning, between four and five. with his throat cut in the stable; I never saw him afterwards till before Sir
<persName id="t17680706-29-person255"> John Fielding
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<p>Q. How did you live when you were together?</p>
<p>P. Ewen. A very unhappy life, he was a very bad husband.</p>
<p>Q. Did you apprehend him to be in his senses?</p>
<p>P. Ewen. I did, as much as I am now.</p>
<p>Q. Did he make proposals that time to you that he might come and live with you?</p>
<p>P. Ewen. He did, and I told him I would sooner beg my bread.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you imagine he had made away with himself?</p>
<p>P. Ewen. Because he must imagine justice would overtake him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you fall when he shot you?</p>
<p>P. Ewen. No, I was supported by two persons.</p>
<p>Q. Was he never out of his senses while he lived with you?</p>
<p>P. Ewen. No, only when he was drunk, he was then as other drunken men are.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-29-person256" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lodge in the house, I was in my own apartment, I heard a great cry of murder, I thought there were thieves below murdering the people, and if I go down they will murder me; I listened at the window, and heard Mr. Blake's voice, which I knew very well, I was at his wedding at Kensington; I hearing the maid
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176807060015"/> cry murder in the garden, I went to the window; just as I got to the window I heard a pistol go off, I saw Mrs. Ewen's hair and cap all on fire; she cried, hold me, hold me, I am a dead woman, that wretch (or that poor creature) has murdered me.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who fired the pistol?</p>
<p>E. Freeman. I am sure it was the prisoner that fired it; I went down into the entry, she met me, and said, O Mrs. Freeman, he has shot me, he has shot me! I said, God forbid; she said, the bullet is in me, send for a doctor; I saw blood running down her neck: after this I heard another pistol go off in the garden.</p>
<p>P. Ewen. It was not this gentlewoman that saw the prisoner fly from the window, she is gone into Essex, that was she that said she saw the pistol come out of his pocket; as soon as she heard he was coming out of the hospital she was in great terror, and would not stay.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>She came to my lodgings about three or four days before this happened; I asked her for a few things that were planted in the garden; she said I should have none; I desired to have a few of some that were mine when I married her; she would not let me; I made over some houshold goods to her, and have not had them to this moment; I also made over some houses to her, one at Hyde park-corner, and another at Knights-bridge, and the house she lives in; she has a silver punch ladle that was mine.</p>
<p>P. Ewen. These were my houses before I was married to him, the ladle was bought with my money.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I did not think of any such thing as firing a pistol; I went there and sat down, and asked for a little small beer; she would not give me any; I asked for a little water; she denied it me, and said she would turn me out of the house; I said I would not go out till she turned me out; I said, will you be friends with me; she said she would; I went to buss her, and going to put my mouth to her she snatched her head away, and the pistol went off accidentally; as for another pistol, I had never another about me; when she cried out, she was killed, I was so frightened that I did not know what I did; I intended to make away with myself, if she would not let me be with her, that was the reason I carried a pistol; when I married to her, the other woman was parted from me 26 or 27 years, and had married another man.</p>
<p>The record of his trial and conviction for bigamy was read in court, and also his receiving his punishment for the same.</p>
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<p>All five
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<p>Q. What did you say in answer to that?</p>
<p>J. Gee. I told her I would not hurt her if the law would not; then she told me the tankard lay in a cellar in King-street; I sent my son there, and it was found.</p>
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<p>My reason for telling my mistress the tankard might be in that cellar was, I myself had found a pair of my own shoes there, from which I did suspect the tankard might be there.</p>
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<p>Q Did you know her before?</p>
<p>Campbell. I had seen her long before.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been with her before?</p>
<p>Campbell. I had, she was sitting at her own door, and I went into the house with her.</p>
<p>Q. Where had you been drinking that afternoon?</p>
<p>Campbell. Why with company that I met with, I had been drinking a good deal.</p>
<p>Q. Can you recollect what past?</p>
<p>Campbell. There was a good deal past between me and her, I was not so stupid in liquor but I remember what she did; she took away my purse and four guineas.</p>
<p>Q. What room did she carry you into?</p>
<p>Campbell. The ground floor in the kitchen.</p>
<p>Q. What money had you in your pocket?</p>
<p>Campbell. I had eight guineas and a half in my purse, she took four guineas of them.</p>
<p>Q. Did she give you the rest again?</p>
<p>Campbell. She dropped it on the floor, and went out to an alehouse opposite where she lives.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it before you discovered she had robbed you?</p>
<p>Campbell. I soon discovered it, I went after her immediately, and charged her; she pretended she had given the money to another, and she would endeavour to find it out; she left me there, and ran away; I took her up, the next day I got a constable, and searched all over for money; she denied it.</p>
<p>Q. How many times had you visited this lady before?</p>
<p>Campbell. I never was in her house but once before.</p>
<p>Q. What was the occasion of your going there the first time?</p>
<p>Campbell. She pretended she knew me, I having been in the army last was she called me serjeant, so upon the account of that, and the effect of liquor, I went to see her again.</p>
<p>Q. Are you quite sure you have not lost your money somewhere else.</p>
<p>Campbell. I am quite sure that I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see her take the four guineas out of the purse.</p>
<p>Campbell. I saw her working about it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>The Tuesday before that the prosecutor came and gave me a quartern of gin, a pint of twopenny, and a shilling; after that he came again, and desired me to go to the Boot in Cross-lane to drink some hot; there he went with another woman, I never had a farthing of his money; that evidence once swore me a bawdy-house keeper, and kept me in Newgate six weeks out of spite.</p>
<p>Burton. One
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. How was it you lost your other money?</p>
<p>Campbell. I was pretty much gone for it, the other woman pretended to be my friend, and she would get this woman for me, so I went along with her to that lane, and she picked my pocket of the other four guineas and a half when I was asleep.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-34-person292" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who lives in a ground-floor under me, he went to bed with her; the prisoner came and told him, if he went to bed to her, he would be robbed; in the morning the man got up, and made a hue and cry that he had been robbed of his clothes and money; he was locked in the room, and had neither shoes, stockings, or breeches to put on, and it rained very hard; he stood looking out at the windows complaining; the neighbours asked him what he had lost; he said, all his money and clothes.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know her before?</p>
<p>J. Leigh. I never saw her before to my knowledge.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never was out of my room till about twelve that day, then I borrowed a hat and cloak, and went out to get my dinner; I met a woman on the New-road, said she, do you know of ever a pawnbroker; I said, yes, here is one; said she, will you be so good as to carry this gown to pawn for me, she told me her name was Wilson; I went with it to Mr. Townsend's, there they stopped the gown and me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-38-person322" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing at the door where I live in Postern-row, Tower hill; the prosecutor came and told me he believed them women had got something out of his shop; they were standing against the rails, I saw him take the piece of handkerchiefs from Eades; she said, if he sent her to prison, she would have a coach, for she would not walk.</p>
<p>Brown's defence.</p>
<p>I had been
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680706-38-defend318 t17680706-38-deflabel210"/> at Dolwich, but being sick I came away; my mother gave me a trifle of money, I went to buy a petticoat and a couple of handkerchiefs; I went into the shop with Eades, what she did I cannot tell, I am innocent of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-38-person323" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner Brown lived servant with me, she behaved very well, she has been ill since she left me.</p>
<p>Eades's defence.</p>
<p>The gentleman knows I never handled a handkerchief; after I was got a little way from his shop I picked up that piece of cloth.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-38-person325" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> her mother, who brought her up in her way in selling fish, gave her a good character.</p>
<p>Brown
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<p>454. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was going to see a lad home to the Minories, he let my arm go, I wondered what it was for; I looked down, and saw the handkerchief lying; he took it up, and I snatched it out of his hand; his name is
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<p>455. (M.)
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<p>The prisoner lived
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<p>456 (L.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-41-person343" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of June I happened to be in liquor; I picked the prisoner up, I do not know the place she took me to; I met with her in Cheapside; I know my money was safe in a canvas bag, buttoned in my pocket, the same as laid in the indictment (mentioning the separate pieces) as we walked together talking of things in our way; I believe I had not been in her company above half an hour, it may be not a quarter of an hour, before my purse and money were gone; I told her she had taken it, she denied it.</p>
<p>Q. What house had you been in?</p>
<p>Slogden. We had been in no house, I told her if she would return it, I would give her half a guinea, and let all drop; she still denied it; I took her down to the corner of the street, I was so much in liquor I do not know the street; upon that a watchman that heard the dispute between us came, I told him I had lost my money; he walked back with me to the place in the street where I missed it; we took her with us, we could not find it; I then charged the watch with her, they sent for a woman to search her in the watch-house; the woman found the money and purse upon her; she kicked and scratched a good deal, and was very unwilling to be searched, it was not in her apparel.</p>
<p>Q. Where had she concealed it?</p>
<p>Slogden. It was found in her body, the bag and money was all turned out in the watch-house; then the prisoner did not deny taking it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-41-person344" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; this gentleman was talking to the prisoner before I came up to him; he said she had robbed him; she said she had not got his money; I found there was a
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>They searched me in a very indecent manner, I picked the canvas bag up not far from the place where the gentleman and I were together; he gave me six-pence, I do not know that he dropped his purse; then he took it out of his purse.</p>
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