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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190001"/>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 19th, Thursday the 20th, Friday the 21st, and Saturday the 22d of OCTOBER, 1768,
<p>In the Eighth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Eighth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
<persName id="f17681019-1-person1"> THOMAS HARLEY
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<persName id="f17681019-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>NUMBER VIII. 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="176810190002"/>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>
<p>
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<p>MIDDLESEX JURY.</p>
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<p>591. (M.)
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190003"/> said, what is that to you; I opened the door, and gave the watchman and another man charge of him; I took up the bar of the window and the pin in the court, and put up the shutter, and fastened it, and then went up and told my master; then we took the prisoner away.</p>
<p>Q. How do you think the prisoner got in?</p>
<p>Pratt. The pin of the window is a square pin, it could not be turned round; there are a couple of iron bars above to let in air; we found by my master's trying a man might put in his hand there, and reach down and unkey the bar of the window; we did not think it could have been done till my master tried.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>That night the masquerade was I was drinking with an acquaintance; I lodge in Gray's-inn-lane; I was coming by, I have a sister lives in Carnaby-market, I could not get in; I saw this shop-window open, and a light in it; I got in, and lay down to sleep, I did not know whether it was a fishmonger's shop or what; I am not certain what I said to the watchman; I did live with Mr. Howard at Richmond, but have been out of place two months.</p>
<p>Q. to Curtis. Was the prisoner drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Curtis. He was quite sober, neither did he then pretend to be drunk.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a light in the shop?</p>
<p>Curtis. There was a lamp burning in the shop, which they left burning, and it had not gone out.</p>
<p>Guilty.
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<p>592. (L.)
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>593. (M.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-3-person47"> Edward Bowman
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<interp inst="t17681019-3-person47" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-3-person47" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-3-off13 t17681019-3-crimeloc15"/>.</p>
<p>Q. Is the prisoner related to you?</p>
<p>Bowman. Not as I know of; she was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-3-defend44 t17681019-3-deflabel16"/>, I discharged her for leaving my house door open on the 12th of August, when she was left in care of the house; after she was gone I had reason to suspect she had robbed me; she called upon me the Monday following for her wages; I told her the things should be looked over, to see all was right, and she might come the latter end of the week; on the Tuesday the things (mentioning them by name) laid in the indictment, were brought home; then there were them, and several other things missing; she came again about three weeks after, and I took her up.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-3-person48"> Elizabeth Purlin
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<interp inst="t17681019-3-person48" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-3-person48" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to me between nine and ten at night on the Monday night, and left this bundle (producing the things mentioned) and said she had taken them away by mistake, and desired I would carry them to the prosecutor, which I did the next morning; I wash for the prosecutor.</p>
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<p>594. (M.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-4-person53"> William Davis
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<interp inst="t17681019-4-person53" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-4-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was a little in liquor, and was in a place called
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-4-off19 t17681019-4-crimeloc21"/>; there were two or three women came about me, and asked me to give them some beer; I called for some, I was sitting at a door; when I went to go away I missed my watch; the next morning I was told the prisoner was offering a watch to sell, of the name and number of mine.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner over night?</p>
<p>Davis. I do not remember I did, I saw her before the Justice; there she said, if she had leave she would go and shew me where it was pawned; she did, it was at Mr. James's, a pawnbroker in Glass-house-street.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-4-person54" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-4-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner pledged this watch (produced and deposed to by prosecutor) with me, on the 5th of September, in the name of
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<interp inst="t17681019-4-person55" type="given" value="William"/>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I lived two or three years at
<persName id="t17681019-4-person56"> Robert Scot
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<interp inst="t17681019-4-person56" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-4-person56" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's at Westminster; a girl that works plain-work for one of my masters, came and desired I would go and
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190004"/> pledge this watch, which I did, and delivered the money to her; the man has taken no pains to take her, her name is Nanny, I do not know her other name; she bid me put it in the name of
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<p>595. (M.)
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<persName id="t17681019-5-victim61" type="victimName"> Francis Piggott
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-victim61" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-5-off23 t17681019-5-victim61"/> </persName> did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and taking from his person a green silk purse, value 3 d. two half guineas, one shilling in silver, a gold watch, value 8 l. and two cornelian seals set in gold, value 20 s. his property, and against his will </rs>,
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-5-person62"> Francis Piggott
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person62" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-5-victim61 t17681019-5-viclabel25"/>, and live at Colchester; I was returning from Winchester in a post chaise on the 15th of September, having been at Reading to fetch a daughter; I was stopped by two men on horseback, a little on this side of
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-5-off23 t17681019-5-crimeloc26"/>, about a quarter past six in the evening, as near as I can recollect; I am very sure the prisoner was one of the two men; he asked for my watch; I said, I had none; he said, in a very tender manner, I believe you have a watch; then he hesitated a little, and said, you, have a watch; I had taken it out of my pocket just before; he said, give it me quick, quick, looking me in the face, and I looked in his; I delivered it to him; he took also from me two half guineas, and a King
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person63" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the VIth's shilling; then they went off seemingly towards Maidenhead; I spoke to the driver to go on quick, the driver said he could not, his horses were tired; then I thought it not expedient to go for London that night, I having a brother at Richmond I went to advise with him; the next morning, being Friday, I came to Sir
<persName id="t17681019-5-person64"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person64" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and told him of the robbery; I came up to Sir John, he told me a man had been with a watch case to Mr. Stevenson, but Mr. Stevenson had been negligent, and let him go; I think the prisoner was taken the Monday following; I went home, and then had word the man was taken; I came up, and as soon as I saw him at Sir
<persName id="t17681019-5-person65"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person65" type="given" value="John"/>
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-5-person66"> Benjamin Stevenson
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person66" type="given" value="Benjamin"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 19th of September the prisoner brought me a watch-case, to ask the value of it; I stopped it, we having received a warning bill from Sir
<persName id="t17681019-5-person67"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person67" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> of a gold watch being lost; this only being the case, I was fearful whether I could be justified in stopping the man, not knowing it the same as described, for want of the name and number of the watch (the case produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-5-person68"> Frank Rochford
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person68" type="surname" value="Rochford"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person68" type="given" value="Frank"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 17th of September I took in a gold seal of a man that went by the name of
<persName id="t17681019-5-person69"> James Richards
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<interp inst="t17681019-5-person69" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , I cannot say this is the man.</p>
<p>Piggott. That evidence said before the magistrate, the prisoner has been backwards and forwards with him often, and now he says he does not know him.</p>
<p>Q. to Rochford. Did you ever see the man that brought the gold seal to you before that time?</p>
<p>Rochford. I cannot take upon me to say this is the man, there was a man that had pawned things in that name several times before, but I cannot say this is the man (the seal produced and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-5-person70"> Christopher Curle
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person70" type="surname" value="Curle"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person70" type="given" value="Christopher"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-5-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner pledged a gold seal with me on the 17th of September, I knew him some time before (produced and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>What can I say, when you do not give me time for my evidence to come here.</p>
<p>The prisoner, in order to put his trial off, made affidavit that a woman, a material witness, was gone out of the way; but it was made to appear to the court that woman passed for his wife, and if gone out of the way it was by his order.</p>
<p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-5-defend58 t17681019-5-punish28"/> Death </rs>.</p>
<p>There was another indictment against him for a highway robbery.</p> </div1>
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<p>596. (M.)
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<persName id="t17681019-6-person75"> Catherine Jarvis
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<interp inst="t17681019-6-person75" type="given" value="Catherine"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-6-person75" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live by the Rolls in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-6-off30 t17681019-6-crimeloc33"/>; I was lame of the palsy, and could not get into the room where these things were; the prisoner was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-6-defend71 t17681019-6-deflabel34"/>, she went from me on Saturday last; and left that door locked; I was
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190005"/> forced to get a smith to open the door; then the things laid in the indictment were missing ( mentioning them by name;) I had her taken up, and upon being charged, she owned she had taken and pawned them; they were found again, all but one sheet and some odd things, at a pawnbroker's, by her direction.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-6-person76"> Paul Holloway
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<interp inst="t17681019-6-person76" type="given" value="Paul"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-6-person76" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, I live in West Harding-street, Fetter-lane; the prisoner brought these things, and pledged them with me at above twenty different times (the things produced in court, and deposed to by prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>Mr. Wassells, who was at the taking the prisoner, deposed to her confession, and finding the things at the pawnbroker's.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-6-defend71 t17681019-6-punish36"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>597. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-7-off37 t17681019-7-crimeloc41"/>; they demanded my money, and swore they would blow my brains out if I made any resistance; while the prisoner was rifling my pockets, the other took my silver buckles out of my shoes; I lost 11 s. and a few halfpence.</p>
<p>Q. Had they any arms?</p>
<p>Hay. They had each a bludgeon; I took the prisoner about ten days after in Whitecross-street.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light or dark when you was robbed?</p>
<p>Hay. It was quite moon-light, I saw them before they came to me.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Have you always said this was one of the men?</p>
<p>Hay. Yes, I have, and I swore to him before the Justice.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-7-person82"> Edmund Southgate
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person82" type="given" value="Edmund"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-7-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner a little after eight at night, on the 26th of August, near the Hole-in-the-wall by Islington church; I was within twenty rods of them when they robbed the prosecutor, and heard them do it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Southgate. I never saw him before that time.</p>
<p>Q. How far is the Hole-in-the-wall from Cannonbury-house?</p>
<p>Southgate. It is about a quarter of a mile, the prisoner was in the field, walking with a bludgeon under his arm, and another man with him, going towards Canonbury-house.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Southgate. I am a journeyman carpenter, and work at Newington; I saw them the length of this court before I came to them, and took particular notice of the prisoner.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person83" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prosecutor sent for me, I being an officer, to take charge of the prisoner, about nine or ten in the morning, the 14th of this instant, for robbing him of 11 s. and he said another with him took his buckles.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Dorril. I believe he lives about Whitecross-street, I do not know what he does for a living; he is a sort of a fighting man, one of the boxers; I found there was to have been a battle that morning, and he was to have been a second to one of them: he desired me to wait till he sent for one of his friends; I did wait six hours, but none came.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never saw the prosecutor in my life, till he came and took me up; I am a house-joiner, and worked for Mr. Smith at the time.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-7-person84"> Samuel Spragg
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person84" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Edmonton, the prisoner was at work for me on Friday the 26th of August, under Mr. Smith, a master carpenter; he was at my house a few minutes after six that evening, he behaved very well; my place was much laid open, I have enquired and missed nothing; they might have taken many things, the master bricklayer and plaisterer went away with him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-7-person85"> Thomas Smith
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person85" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-7-person85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a master carpenter, the prisoner worked with me for Mr. Spragg on the 26th of August all that day; I saw him at a quarter after six, it may be half an hour after, that evening there, I do not know what became of him after that; the next morning I saw him at his work there as usual; I knew him when he was an apprentice at Waltham-abbey, I know nothing ill of him, he behaved well when at work with me.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-7-person86"> Isaac English
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a master bricklayer; on Friday the 26th of August I saw him near seven o'clock in the evening, after he left work at Mrs. Clarke's house; I parted with him about seven at her gate, he went in order to go home, where he lodged at the Duke's Head at Edmonton, that is about three quarters of a mile from Mr. Spragg's house; there was one Lamb that works with me was with him.</p>
<p>Q. How far is that place you parted with them from Islington?</p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-7-person88" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep the Duke's Head, a public-house at Edmonton; the prisoner came to lodge at my house on the 21st of August; Lamb and he supped at my house together on the 26th, they came in about half an hour after seven at night; Lamb staid till about ten, Pain was never out of my house all that time, but went to bed, and got up the next morning, and went to work.</p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-8-person94" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know Mr. Steel lost the two cloths from off his carriages; I went to see the prisoner when in prison, there I heard him confess he stole the two hammer-cloths from off Mr. Steel's carriages; he said he should not be tried for them, because he knew he should be transported for another offence, so he very readily confessed it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>Mr. Steel gave me half a crown, and said he would not hurt me.</p>
<p>Steel. I desired he would let me know if he took them, because I would not blame an innocent man; he said he knew he should be transported for what he was put in for, he said he did take them; then I gave him half a crown.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was out of work, and it was for want that I did it.</p>
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<p>599. (M.)
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<p>I am innocent of it.</p>
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<persName id="t17681019-10-person110"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17681019-10-person110" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; Sir John said, you are the Curtis the soldier that robbed the man at the Two Brewers; I went and took Collins there, and she gave information of the fact; when Sir John asked her how much she had of the money, the prisoner answered she had ten guineas of it, and that it was along of her that he committed the robbery; the club-box was found in the Thames by a waterman, and brought home to me with a bond, and some papers belonging to the club in it.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner belong to the club?</p>
<p>Jackson. No, he did not.</p>
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<persName id="t17681019-10-person112"> John Fielding
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<p>Q. What were his words?</p>
<p>Beckford. He said to her, you deserve my fate, you are more accessary in the robbery; she was a servant in the house, and could inform him where the box stood.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-10-person114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was servant with Mr. Jackson, and had left him about three weeks before the box was stolen; I was with the prisoner, and we were talking about clubs; the prisoner had asked my husband,
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<interp inst="t17681019-10-person115" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , to go to a club; my husband could not go, for he had spent all his money last week; I said, there is a club where I did live; said he, I'll warrant you there is a good booty in that box, whereabouts does it stand; I said, it is in my master's room, that is all the intelligence I gave him; after that I met him in Tothill-street, with a brown box under his coat; he went into Tothill-fields, and broke it open, and took the money out, as he told me; he came into my room, and gave me ten guineas and a half out of a piece of brown canvass, and said he was going away directly; one of the pieces that he thought to be a guinea was an 18 s. piece; he then said, I wish you very well, I'll set off directly.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you how much money he had got?</p>
<p>S. Collins. No, he did not, I saw it was gold in a brown purse.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The box was brought to me by a waterman that lives by Millbank, it was found near there.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the box, I never was in the house except when with
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-10-off62 t17681019-10-cd64"/>.</p>
<p>The prosecutrix did not appear.</p>
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-11-person125"> Ruth Dance
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<interp inst="t17681019-11-person125" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Cartwright; I was coming down stairs, and saw the boy at the bar take his hand out of the shew-glass with a stock-buckle in it; he ran away, I made after him and brought him back; when he got to the stairs at the door, he reached out his hand and tried to fling the buckles down in the cellar; six of them went into the cellar and three lodged on the step: I called our journeyman to hold him while I called my master to pick them up, (produced in court and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never was nigh the glass, I was going about my business; I am a
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<p>To his character.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-11-person126"> Elizabeth Simpson
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<interp inst="t17681019-11-person126" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-11-person126" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The boy has served me three years, he is a chimney sweeper; he never robbed me, I cannot be answerable for what he does abroad, he behaves well at home</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-11-person127" type="given" value="Mary"/>
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<p>Note, The prisoner having washed his face after in prison, the prosecutor was some time before he could persuade himself the right person was set to the bar; as this is not the only one of the sort, a prosecutor of such would do well to see them clean before committed.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17681019-12-person133" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-12-defend128 t17681019-12-deflabel77"/> two months; she went from me the 12th of September, and the things laid in the indictment were missing on the 24th; I went after her to Mr. Whitaker's in Long-lane where she lived. there she acknowledged the taking the things, (the things produced,) I can swear positively to the two handkerchiefs.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-13-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had lost goods several times; I keep a shop, and fell by commission in Leaden-hall-market; I got up on Tuesday morning, and watched while the men were unloading the cart; I saw the prisoner undo a basket and take out four chine bones, the property of Mess. Bell and Goff; he went off, I ran after him, he threw the bones on the ground; I called out stop thief, he was stopped; as we were carrying him to the watch-house he pulled off his coat and ran away; the watchman said it was a small affair, and wanted me to let him go; one of them put his staff cross me in order to throw me down, but I ran and catched the prisoner again by St. Mary Axe church; I found the bones in the same place where the prisoner had throwed them down.</p>
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<p>I was not the man, it was another fellow; I was a watchman in that parish, and was going home at four o'clock when this accident happened; I heard the cry stop thief, and they laid hold of me.</p>
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<p>604. (L.)
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<p>605. (L.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-15-person149"> John Stokes
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-15-off87 t17681019-15-crimeloc89"/> the day the King of Denmark dined there; Mr. Paine taped me on the shoulder; I turned round, he had the prisoner by the collar, I saw my handkerchief in
<persName id="t17681019-15-person150"> Thomas Cund
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<interp inst="t17681019-15-person150" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
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<persName id="t17681019-15-person151"> William Paine
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<interp inst="t17681019-15-person151" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About five o'clock the day the King of Denmark was in the city, I saw the prisoner follow the prosecutor down Cheapside from near King-street; he made several attempts at his pocket, the pocket-lid being in he could not do it; just before we got to the Mansion house, I saw him take the handkerchief out; I collared him, and said to the gentleman, you have lost your handkerchief; the prisoner went to throw it into the coach-way, but he could not, I was too quick for him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-15-person152"> Thomas Cund
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<interp inst="t17681019-15-person152" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-15-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was opposite the Mansion house at the time, the 23d of September; I saw the prisoner throw the gentleman's handkerchief into the kennel, and I picked it up.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the matter; I picked it up, and Mr. Paine got hold of me; I am an honest lad, and work hard for my bread, I am a
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<p>606. (L)
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<interp inst="t17681019-16-off93" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pettyLarceny"/> stealing handkerchief value 6 d. </rs> the property of unknown,
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-16-person155"> William Paine
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<interp inst="t17681019-16-person155" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-16-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 16 th September I saw the boy at the bar and three others with him take a linen handkerchief out of a person's pocket; I went to the person and said, Sir you have lost your handkerchief; his wife was there, I had the prisoner by the collar the hand the handkerchief down) the wife said that's my husband'a property; the other three boys ran away, the man would not stay, but walked on about his business; I prosecute at my own expence.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was along with other boys, one of them took the handkerchief, and this man laid hold of me and said I picked the man's pocket, but I did, I am but thirteen years of age.</p>
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<p>607. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-17-defend156 t17681019-17-deflabel97"/> of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-17-off102 t17681019-17-cd99"/>, about the hour of seven in the forenoon, a certain dwelling-house of the said John her husband, in a public street called
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-17-off102 t17681019-17-crimeloc100"/>, joining to divers other respective dwelling-houses, did feloniously and voluntarily set fire to, by which means it was burnt down and consumed </rs>. +</p>
<p>Colonel
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person158" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Esq; I was out of town when this fire happened; I had taken a room in this house, I was informed there was an execution in the house; I came home on the 20th of September, I had gave her notice of my coming 8 days before; when I came she told me my clothes and things were burnt, except what was in the possession of Mr. Bolland; she told me a lamentable story, and seemed very sorry that my things were burnt.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever meet with any of your things again?</p>
<p>Col. Hamilton. Yes, I found I believe thirty-three shirts and nine waistcoats at two pawnbrokers; I went to Mr. Bolland's the next morning, he gave me reason to think I had not fair play; I went to Sir
<persName id="t17681019-17-person159"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person159" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-17-person159" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and got a search warrant, and went to Mr. Howard's a pawnbroker, and asked if Mrs. Greaves had pawned any linen there; he said she had, and shewed me some of my shirts, I think there I found seventeen, and three waistcoats; and at Mr. Jason's a pawnbroker, I found sixteen shirts and eight waistcoats; I found two shirts in the room where she lived, them I had left with her to be ruffled, she had told me they were burnt; when I taxed her with pledging them, I think she said it was necessity that made her do it.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. How did you give her notice when you should be in town?</p>
<p>Col Hamilton. I sent word by a gentleman, and I have it under his hand-writing that did give her notice.</p>
<p>Q. Had you given any direction to her to have any thing made up for you or altered?</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190010"/>Col. Hamilton. When I left her house I locked up my room door and took the key with me, and left some neckcloths with her to be made up into stocks, and two shirts to be ruffled.</p>
<p>Q. Did you treat with her for this room?</p>
<p>Col. Hamilton. I did, and she herself delivered the key to me; I took that room in consequence of a gentleman that lived with her; she gave me the choice of three rooms; every thing was locked up except the chest of drawers; my shirts were all callico.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-17-person160"> John Jason
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person160" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-17-person160" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Oxford-road, I am a pawnbroker; the prisoner pawned sixteen shirts and eight waistcoats with me at different times; on the 3d of September four shirts, five on the 6th, and seven on the 7th, and eight waistcoats; they were all brought to me by the prisoner at the bar, I knew her eight months before this; I had a good deal of her property in my hands at the time, consisting of wearing apparel, all brought within five or six months.</p>
<p>Q. Whose did she say the shirts and waistcoats were when she brought them?</p>
<p>Jason. She said they belonged to a Colonel that lodged with her, and that he was short of money.</p>
<p>Q. Did she name his name?</p>
<p>Jason. No, she did not; when she brought the last parcel, she said the Colonel sent her in a coach.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see a coach?</p>
<p>Jason. I do not know that she came in one; (the shirts and waistcoats produced and deposed to by the Colonel)</p>
<p>A Witness. I am niece to Mr.
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a pawnbroker; I was present when the prisoner brought these shirts and waistcoats to Mr. Howard's, and pledged them in her own name, she said they were her husband's, (producing 17. shirts and 3 waistcoats, deposed to by the Colonel.)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-17-person162"> Robert Stainsby
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was put in possession in the prisoner's house the 5th of September, by a power of attorney which was made from her husband to her to sell the goods, and she did sell them to Mr. Bolland some time before the fire happened; Mr. Bolland sent word he would advertise the goods and sell them, this was I think the Monday before the fire, if she did not let him have the money he had lent upon them; she had said her husband was coming and coming, but before she would have her goods advertised and sold, she would set them on fire and burn them all; I heard her say that more than once or twice, and he that was in possession with me heard her say the same. The morning the house was set on fire between six and seven, she sent the maid out of an errand to Mr. Bolland, and while the maid was gone, she went up and came down again to me in the kitchen; I heard her go up and come down, her room was up two pair of stairs forward; she came down stairs to me, and said I must see and kill her cat, for her cat ran about the house with fire upon her back; then she said her cat was a witch and would haunt her, and I must not kill her; I said, madam, one day we must kill her, and another day we must not, we will kill her by and by; then she found fault with the fluttishness of her maid.</p>
<p>Q. Had you heard her talk of killing the cat before that day? </p>
<p>Stainsby. I had, four or five days before the fire, she had mentioned it two or three times before; as she was busy in the kitchen blowing the fire, I took the bellows to blow, she said she believed some body knocked at the door; I went up, there was nobody at the door; I came down again and said, madam, your house is all of a smother; she said, it may be by the people washing at the next house; I said, is it usual to smoke so at such time, she made me no answer; I said I did not think that was the occasion, and I thought my blowing the fire could not make such a smother; she made no answer: soon after some body knocked at the door, and said your house is on fire, the fire comes out at a two pair of stairs window; it broke out in the maid's bed chamber, that was a two pair of stairs room; there had not been any fire in that room since I had been in the house, which was fifteen days; I ran up stairs in order to burst the door open, but I could not get nigh it, the smoke and sulphur came so strong; there was
<persName id="t17681019-17-person163"> George Dundass
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person163" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-17-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in bed above, I called to him, he made no answer; I put my head out at the window and looked out, and saw him upon the top of the leads of the house; I hallooed to him to come down, he said he could not; I said; you can run through smoke, if you can't through fire; he did, and came down; the first words he said were, Lord, madam has set this house on fire on purpose.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know the fire began in the maid's room?</p>
<p>Stainsby. I saw the smoke come out at the maid's room door, and not out of the prisoner's room door; it could not break out in the prisoner's room first, they are both on the same floor; there was no other fire but in the parlour when I came down about six o'clock; the kitchen fire I light up myself.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190011"/>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Stainsby. I am servant to Mr. Bolland; I believe there was money lent by him to her on her goods.</p>
<p>Q. What money?</p>
<p>Stainsby. I do not know; I saw a power of attorney signed by the prisoner, and I heard her say Mr. Bolland had lent her 40 or 50 l.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know how the chimnies were situated?</p>
<p>Stainsby. No, I do not; the parlour fire is forward so is the kitchen, the maid's was backwards, I believe that is not in the same stack of chimnies.</p>
<p>Q. Is the house quite burnt down?</p>
<p>Stainsby. It is burnt down to the parlour, the roof of the house fell in; this house was next to the corner house, which is Capt. Townsend's.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-17-person164"> George Dundass
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person164" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-17-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in possession of these goods before the last evidence; I have heard the prisoner say she was afraid the cat would run about the house with fire on her back, and set the house on fire; we were going once to kill the cat, then she desired we would not kill her, saying she was afraid the cat would haunt her, I heard her several times talk thus; I was in bed in the top of the house when the fire happened, I think it was about seven o'clock in the morning; the sulphur came into the room, I opened the door to let it out, thinking the maid was lighting the fire below; I found it began to increase, I just got my clothes on; Stainsby called out fire, I heard the fire crack and saw it smoke more; I got out at a window to go out upon the top, and I could get no farther; I was obliged to come in at the window again, and come down through the fire.</p>
<p>Q. What room was it you heard the cracking in?</p>
<p>Dundoss. That was in the room where the prisoner used to sleep, up two pair of stairs forwards, I lay in the back garret; the cracking was immediately under my room.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know Col. Hamilton's room?</p>
<p>Dundass. I know he had a room in the house; I heard the prisoner say the sabbath-day before the fire happened she expected him home on the Tuesday; she was telling me that Sunday that she was burnt out once in Wapping.</p>
<p>Q. Who began to talk first about fire?</p>
<p>Dundass. She did.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a cat in the house?</p>
<p>Dundass. There was.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see her by the fire?</p>
<p>Dundass. No, she was too wild to come near it; I have seen her in the garden, she never would come nigh the fire.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any chimney on fire?</p>
<p>Dundass. I saw none on fire.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-17-person165"> Mary Lewis
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person165" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-17-person165" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was servant to Mrs. Greaves at the time of the fire, she sent me out that morning about seven o'clock to Mr. Bolland's in Shire-lane, Temple-bar, to carry a letter; there was a fire in the fore parlour, which I had light, and no other in the house when I went out.</p>
<p>Q. Was there not a fire in your room?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. No, there was not, nor in my mistress's neither; I had been in the house about seven months, and in that time there had not been a fire in my room nor my mistress's; there are two rooms up two pair of stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Had Col
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a room in the house?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. He had, to put his things in.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of any message from the Colonel about his coming home?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. I heard there was a message came that he should return the next week.</p>
<p>Q. When did that message come?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. That was the Tuesday or Wednesday before the fire?</p>
<p>Q. What time did you come back when your mistress sent you to Mr. Bolland's?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. I returned about nine o'clock, then the house was burnt down to the dining-room.</p>
<p>Q. About what time had your mistress used to rise?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. She sometimes arose by six.</p>
<p>Q. Had she used to open her chamber-windows?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. Sometimes she used to open all her windows, and sometimes only her own.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a candle left in your room?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. I went up into it about two minutes before I went out of her errand, there was no candle there at all.</p>
<p>Q. Did you then go into your mistress's room?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. No, I did not, the doors were both open; they opened one into the other; the doors were always open in the night-time, there was no candle in her room.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find smoke in your house by any thing that was going forward in the next house?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know how the fire came?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. No, I do not, I left the house very safe when I went out; my mistress had a rush-light burning in her room in the night, but she said she
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<p>Q. How came she to mention that?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. I asked her whether it might not come by the watch-light; she said she got out between five and six, and put it out.</p>
<p>Q. Could it come by the soulness of the chimnies?</p>
<p>M. Lewis. The kitchen and parlour chimnies were both swept after I came there, it may be two or three months after I came there; I saw part of the shutters of her room open in her room when I went out.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person167" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in the same street, directly opposite the prisoner's house, I used generally to see the windows open in a morning; when I got up that morning, I saw the windows shut about half an hour after seven; as I was putting on my clothes I saw the smoke come out at the two pair of stairs windows, there are two windows, both were shut; she was in general a very early riser, and the windows were generally open.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. How could you see the smoke when the shutters were shut?</p>
<p>F. Parker. It came out at the crevices, they were inside shutters, and it came out between the brickwork; I came down, and told the prisoner, she was very much frighted.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I am quite innocent, I know nothing how it came; Col. Hamilton never took a room of me, I gave him leave for a few days to leave some things with me; that fellow Stainsby has said he would be revenged of me, he smoked tobacco in my house; all this is spite and malice entirely, there is none more cautious of fire than I am, by being dreadfully burnt out before at Wapping wall; this Bolland wanted to arrest my husband, he sent his bailiffs after me, and I was carried to his house; he heard I was going to sell my goods, I let him come and appraise my goods, he put in two fellows; I said to him, Mr. Bolland, take that man out of my house, he smokes so I cannot live in the house; Col. Hamilton desired me to recommend him to a workwoman to make him some stocks, I employed a woman in my house; I did not know he would take the key of the garret away, I had a key of the other garret that opened his room; I did surely make use of his things, but I intended to fetch them again in a few days; I never wronged man, woman, or child in all my days: and now I am upon my trial, by the confusion of my attorney, my witnesses are not here, I should have had 500 to my character, I can prove I have been a woman of an undeniable character, I have the best of characters that any poor woman has; this man has robbed my husband of his goods, and now he wants to take my life away; I know not how the fire came, unless by this cat, she used to be frighted out of the kitchen, and out of the parlour; as she used to lie under the grate, I told them to beat her away; that Stainsby threatened my life, he looks so like a thief I hated him, every word he has said is all false; Dundass said, Bolland offered him 20 l. to swear against me, and he answered he would go to the farthest part of the world before he would.</p>
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<p>To her character.</p>
<p>Mr. Golding. I live in Rotherhithe, I have known her about ten years, she has a very good character as far as I know.</p>
<p>Mr. Perkins. I live in Piccadilly, I have known her twenty years, I have all the reason in the world to give her a good word; she has always had a good character.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Rotherhithe, I have known her between two and three years, she was my next door neighbour; she was brought up extremely gay, and was looked upon as a gentlewoman; she was honest and sober to the greatest degree, I believe she was too much of a gentlewoman to do any thing that is mean and piciful by her appearance and character; she lived in a gossiping place, and people of character do not care to be too much connected.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am master of a ship, and live in Rotherhithe; she lived in a house of mine, I have known her about two years, she always bore a very good character in the neighbourhood.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Wapping Old-stairs, I have known her twelve years, she bears a very good character.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-17-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Wapping Old-stairs, I never heard any thing amiss of her.</p>
<p>Constable
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<p>The prosecutor and the two pawnbrokers gave the same evidence as before, and the prisoner acknowledged she pawned them.</p>
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<p>Rice Williams. On the 27th of September I was near
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<p>Q. Upon your oath did you consent to his putting your watch down for a guinea.</p>
<p>Williams. Upon my oath I did not, he slipped it from my hand, and put it down without my consent, and held his hand upon it.</p>
<p>Q. When he gave it you back again, who was by?</p>
<p>Williams. Then there was my brother and the constable.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. Whether you did not pull out your watch, and put it into the hat yourself?</p>
<p>Williams. No, I did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-18-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am brother to the prosecutor, I was sent for to the Duke's Head, I found my brother and the prisoner in a room; I asked my brother how he came there; he told me he was obliged to bring the prisoner there by force, that he had his watch, and would not deliver it; I asked the prisoner why he would not deliver it; he said he would not, without my brother would give him a guinea; I left the room, and went home, and told my wife what had passed; she went up and fetched down a guinea, and went to them; I asked the prisoner how the thing was; he told me he was at the Marquis of Granby's Head, and he had won it, and would keep it, without my brother would give him a guinea; I went to Mr. Smith, an acquaintance of mine, and told him of it; then we went to the Duke's Head, with Mr.
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<interp inst="t17681019-18-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with Mr. Smith, and the prosecutor's brother; when we went in the prisoner immediately delivered the watch to Mr. Smith, and Mr. Smith delivered it to me; the prisoner said, for God's sake, I will make any satisfaction in the world I can, if you will let me go; I said I could not, and I would not; he behaved very obstreperous, we were obliged to bind him (the watch produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>Coming by the Admiralty I saw Mr. Williams reading a paper, an acquaintance of mine came by and said, how do you do Mr. Price; Williams said, is your name Price; I said, yes; said he, are you a Welchman; I said, no; said he, I thought you might by your name; said he, I think I know you; very possible, said I; he asked me if I knew of any gentleman that wanted a footman; I said, our footman was gone away; said he, if you will give me a direction where I may enquire, I shall be obliged to you: then we went in at the Marquis of Granby's Head, for me to give him a direction; we called for beer, bread, and cheese; there came in two men, I know no more of them
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. How long had you been in London?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I then had been in London but two days, I came up to see my brother, I had been in London twice before; the first time nine years ago, then I staid nine days; the second time I staid in town two or three days: that is all false which he says of speaking to him to get me a service, I never told him I wanted a place.</p>
<p>The prisoner called Thomas Levis, an attorney, that bound him an apprentice to a jeweller,
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<p>611. (M)
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<p>612. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17681019-21-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Isleworth, I missed a brown gelding out of a meadow-ground, betwixt
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-21-off120 t17681019-21-crimeloc123"/>, on Sunday the 11th of September in the morning; I put her in on the Thursday night, and the gate was spiked up; on the morning when I missed the gelding, I found the spike was drawn; I had him advertised on the Monday morning two guineas reward, and on the 14th the horse was brought home by the prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know him before?</p>
<p>Barnham. Yes, he lived but about half a mile from my house, he is a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-21-victim198 t17681019-21-viclabel124"/>, he brought her home for the reward, and gave but a poor account how he came by her; he said a friend of his told him of the horse, and he found the horse in Uxbridge-moor; I suspected him to be the thief, and took him before Sir
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<interp inst="t17681019-21-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; just before we went to Sir John, at the Sun in Russel-street, he confessed he took the horse out; we went then to Sir John, there he made a full confession that he broke the gate open, and took the horse out; we thought he had some consederate, he said he had none.</p>
<p>Q. Did you promise him any favour if he would confess?</p>
<p>Barnham. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. What were his words he made use of?</p>
<p>Barnham. He said he would tell me the truth, he was the man that took the horse out of the field, and rode him to Longford, and turned him adrift, and kept him in a Lammas meadow just by Longford.</p>
<p>Q. Have you enquired whether there is such a meadow there?</p>
<p>Barnham. I have, but cannot find there is.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-21-person201" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-21-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in the parish of Isleworth, I am the constable that had him in charge; I heard him say at the Sun in Russel-street he would not
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190015"/> bring an innocent person, I was the person that drawed the took the horse out, and rode him to Long and put him into a Lammas field; we took him before Sir
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I heard the horse was lost; I was going out upon a little business, I saw the horse and I thought he was the same; I took and brought him home to the farmer, they gave me some liquor that day, and I did not know what I said before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Was the prisoner in liquor?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He came to me sober, we had no liquor at home, we had a little in London, but not much, he was as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Q. to Lewis. Was the prisoner drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Lewis. He was as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Q. What liquor had you in Russel-street?</p>
<p>Lewis. We had a bottle of wine and two pots of beer among fix of us; I believe the prisoner drank two glasses of wine and one draught of porter.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-21-person203" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-21-person203" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Harmsworth; I have known the prisoner all my life, he has been gone from our parts three or four years, I never knew him behave ill.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-21-person204" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-21-person204" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Harmsworth; I know no other of him than that of an honest man, he is about thirty years old, we both of us married his sisters.</p>
<p>Guilty.
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<p>613. (M.)
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<p>614. (M.)
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<p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-23-off131 t17681019-23-crimeloc133"/>; I was coming home on the 23d of September, betwixt ten and eleven at night, I met the prisoner at the bar about a hundred yards from the alley where I live, called Chequer-alley; he had some things upon his arm, I saw something blue like a coat, and a neckcloth hung out; I went home, and when I came to the door a woman stood at the door, and said a man had been up in my mother's room; I ran back and pursued the prisoner, and hallooed out, stop thief; there was a watchman told me he knew the man that I suspected with a parcel of things; I and the other evidence here went to the prisoner's room in James's court, Featherstone-street, there the young man took my things which are mentioned in the indictment from under the bed (produced and deposed to,) they were taken from out of my mother's room.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had not been at home above four or five minutes before they came and found the things, how they came there I cannot tell.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>615, 616. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Hackney; I was at Cambridge when the things were lost, which was the 1st of October; I came home the Wednesday following; I sent my wife to Whitechapel to the Justices, they sent her to Mr. Brebrook, who had the prisoner in his custody.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person226" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a pawnbroker; I took these things in of the prisoner Hopegood, (producing a silk gown and a pair of ruffles,) she said they were her own.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person227" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . These are my property, I am wife to the prosecutor; I was half an hour out of the house, I was told two boys had been seen about the door; I found they had got in at the window; I found they had left my door open at coming out; all the things laid in the indictment were missing; the boy at the bar confessed at Mr. Brebrook's the other was named
<persName id="t17681019-24-person228"> James Cooper
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and that the prisoner stood at the door while the other got in and took the things out; I found out where they were pawned by Hopegood's mother.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person229" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the two prisoners up, and had them before Mr. Pell: Hopegood wanted to be admitte d evidence, but she had been an evidence once before, and they would not admit her; she said there that Andrews and Cooper broke a house open in a lane leading to Hackney church, and gave her these things to go to sell, by which means I found out the prosecutor; when they were at my house, Andrews said Cooper broke a pane of glass and so got in, and handed the things out much about dark.</p>
<p>Andrew's defence.</p>
<p>I was taken very ill and was at home at my mother's; I got up and went as far as Bethnal-green; I went to ease myself in a ditch, and saw something white; I walked a little further and saw this bundle of things lying, I took them up.</p>
<p>Hopegood's defence.</p>
<p>I met this young man going along, he said,
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person230" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , will you be so good as to take this gown and petticoat, and go and pawn them for me; I said, whose is it; he said it is my mother's; I went and pawned them, and had 16 s. upon them.</p>
<p>Andrews
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<p>Hopegood
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<p>See Hopegood an evidence, No 288, in this Mayoralty.</p>
<p>617. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-off144" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a tea-chest, value 2 s. four silver tea-spoons, value 4 s. two shirts, value 2 s. a muslin neckcloth, value 6 d. three linen aprons, value 3 s. a linen handkerchief, value 12 d. a silk and cotton handkerchief, value 12 d. and a duffil cardinal, value 12 d. </rs> the property of
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<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person236"> Mary Child
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person236" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person236" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to Uriah, we live in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-24-off144 t17681019-24-crimeloc146"/>. On the 1st of October I was gone to market to buy a bit of meat, and when I returned about eleven or twelve in the day, I found my door open and my drawer open, and the things mentioned gone; on the Tuesday following Gilford came with Mr. Brebrook to my house; he told me he believed he had the thief that robbed me; she pulled a teaspoon out of her pocket, and acknowledged she took my things out of my house, and that Hopegood stood at the door and received them of her; Brebrook had Hopegood in custody at the same time; they were taken to Whitechapel to the Justices, there they both confessed it.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person237"> William Bester
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person237" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person237" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; a girl brought these three tea-spoons and pledged them with me, and Hopegood stood at the door at the same time. (produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person238"> Alexander Allen
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person238" type="given" value="Alexander"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person238" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Hopegood pledged a shirt and handkerchief to me for 3 s. 6 d. on the 1st of October, (produced.)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person239"> Jeremiah Davis
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person239" type="given" value="Jeremiah"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person239" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Gilford pledged an apron to me for 18 d. the first of this month, (produced)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person240"> James Brebrook
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person240" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person240" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Gilford was brought to my house by a hatter; she owned she had been concerned in robbing a house, and had one silver teaspoon upon her; I took her to the house where he said she had it from, and the prosecutrix owned the spoon: Gilford said Hopegood was concerned with her, so I took her in custody (the spoon produced)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person241"> Mary Child
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person241" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person241" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . These things produced are my property.</p>
<p>Hopegood's defence.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-24-person242"> Margaret Gilford
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<interp inst="t17681019-24-person242" type="given" value="Margaret"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-24-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> came to my house and desired me to pawn them things for her, as her mother was very ill, and I took and pawned them.</p>
<p>Gilford's defence.</p>
<p>I did not know of my trial coming on so soon, I have no witnesses here.</p>
<p>Both
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-24-defend232 t17681019-24-punish148"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>618, 619. (M.)
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<persName id="t17681019-25-person248"> Francis Harvey
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<interp inst="t17681019-25-person248" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-25-person248" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was a little in liquor one night at a public-house; the publican said I abused him, and he got me into
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-25-off149 t17681019-25-crimeloc151"/>, there I lost 6 l. there were two guineas, four half guineas, five 5 s. 3 d. pieces, and the rest in silver; I know nothing who took it, but by Tantrabobus as they call him, his confession.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-25-person249"> William Langley
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<interp inst="t17681019-25-person249" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-25-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was servant to the deceased Mr. Stoddart, the keeper of Bridewell; I took in the prosecutor between twelve and one o'clock at night; he would not have a bed, so I put him among the others, and in the morning he complained he had lost 6 l. I found Matthews and Antrobus, who we call Tantrabobus, on the women's side; I brought them round; the prosecutor offered a guinea to any one that would help him to his money; I knowing Tantrabobus to be a thief, having robbed many since he was there, I charged him with taking it; he told me it was put into a stocking and throwed down into the cellar; we went down, and there we found two 5 s. 3 d. pieces, and half a crown; we took the prisoners
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190017"/> before Justice Welch, there Tantrabobus owned he picked the man's pocket, and gave it to Matthews in his hammock; Matthews owned he had two 5 s. 3 d. pieces handed up by Tantrabobus, (13 s. 3 d. produced in court.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Here is one 5 s. 3 d. piece I can swear to be my property.</p>
<p>Antrobus's defence.</p>
<p>I was threatened to be chained down if I would not tell, so I did tell.</p>
<p>Antrobus
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<interp inst="t17681019-25-verdict152" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.
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<p>Matthews
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<p>620. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17681019-26-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost a bay mare out of a field, between
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-26-off155 t17681019-26-crimeloc158"/>; I saw her over night on the 5th of September, and she was missing the next morning; I advertised her in two news-papers, and had some hand-bills dispersed about, and Mr. Taber stopped her the Monday after, which was I think the 12th.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-26-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Fox and Anchor Inn in Charter-house-lane; on Wednesday the 7th of September the mare was brought to my house about four in the afternoon by the prisoner; he put her up, and said he would call again the next morning; I never saw him from that time till the Tuesday following, which was the 12th; on the Saturday there came a man that said he came from the man that brought her, to know the expences; that man came again with spurs on, and no boots, and a whip in his hand, and said he came to pay the expences, and to take the mare away; I said, I should be glad to know what sort of a person you take me to be, to deliver the mare to the person I knew nothing of, without authority from the person that brought her; he went away: on the Monday morning I saw the advertisement in the paper, describing her; in consequence I wrote to Mr. Cooke in the Borough, where the advertisement directed; he came and said it was the very mare that was advertised for: on the Tuesday morning the prisoner came for the mare, my wife sent a message to Mr. Cooke, to let him know the man was come; I came down stairs, he desired I would make my bill out; I told him it was so much corn, and five shillings he borrowed of me when he came with her; I had got a constable ready, we secured him, and in four or five hours Mr. Wells and Mr. Cooke came; he said he knew nothing about stealing the mare; when he brought her, I think he said he was a farmer at Harrow, and had sold a load of hay.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say how long he had had her?</p>
<p>Taber. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been to Camberwell, and returning from there about half an hour after eight on the Monday night, there was this mare upon a little green with a bridle and saddle on, and a whip tied to her stirrup; I hallooed to see if she had throwed any body, I could find no body; I took and rode her, and put her up on the Wednesday at Mr. Taber's house; he says I borrowed five shillings of him, I had six shillings of him.</p>
<p>Q. to Taber Did he tell you any thing about finding the mare?</p>
<p>Taber. No, he did not.</p>
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<p>There was another indictment against him for stealing another mare.</p> </div1>
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<persName id="t17681019-27-person261"> Isaac Brackett
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am apprentice to Mr. Hamilton, a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-27-off163 t17681019-27-crimeloc166"/>; he having lost a large quantity of paper at different times, I was set to watch on the 3d of August up one pair of stairs, to look down over the stair-case, the paper stood in the passage below near the door; about a quarter after six in the morning the prisoner Lane came in and took away a bundle; I followed her, and took it from under her cloak at the end of the court, and brought her back.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-27-person262"> Thomas Wright
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person262" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Sarah Lane was a washer woman several years at Mr. Hamilton's; betwixt March and July my master lost large quantities of paper; after she was carried before Sir
<persName id="t17681019-27-person263"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person263" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and committed, I went with her in the coach, she acknowledged she had taken five or six bundles in the whole, which is eight or ten reams, and had sold it to Mrs. Wright, who keeps a chandler's-shop in Shoe-lane; she acknowledged she had taken a bundle of blue, and a large bundle of demy, which we had missed but a little before; she said we should find them, with some odd quires, in a closet at Wright's, up one pair of stairs; I got a search-warrant, and in that closet found the large quantity of demy, it was the Gardeners Kalendar printed, and the bundle of blue, that is a particular sort which Mr. Hamilton had from Scotland, and an odd quire; a bundle contains two reams; in all we found six reams, and some odd quires; Wright said at our going in, and telling her what
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<persName id="t17681019-27-person265"> Thomas Blundel
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am warehouse-man to Mr. Hamilton, the prisoner had washed for him three or four years; we missed paper several times, the first was eighteen quire of copy-paper in a bundle; about a month after we missed a bundle of large demy, about a month after that another bundle of the same; after that we set a watch, we missed a bundle of blue; after that, when a watch happened not to be set, the men watched by turns; the prisoner Lane was taken after she had taken a bundle of white about six in the morning; she was taken before a Magistrate, and committed; in going to Newgate she confessed the several bundles she had taken, and said we should find them in a closet up one pair of stairs in Wright's house; we went and found as she had said (he gave the same account of the quantity as the former evidence, and that he knew the paper to be the same which was taken from his master's house by the package of it, it having not been opened, but as it was when he received it.</p>
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<persName id="t17681019-27-person266"> John Emmerton
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable, I went with a search warrant to Mrs. Wright's house; I told her I had a search-warrant for paper that was stolen, she made no dispute; when up stairs I said, open that closet; she did, I believe there was no lock to it, there we found some bundles of paper; she said she gave 5 s. 3 d. a bundle for it, but to whom I know not; then we took her before my Lord Mayor, she was sent to the Compter for farther examination; the warehouse-man swore to the paper as Mr. Hamilton's property (the paper found in the closet, produced and deposed to by Blundel)</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-27-person267"> John Fishbourn
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a journey man printer, Mrs. Wright applied to me to sell some paper for her about the 28th of last June; I sold five reams to Mr. Brown for her, I had them of her from out of a one pair of stairs room; I received 45 s. and returned half a crown to the man that bought it, and gave her 30 s. and 6 d. and kept the rest myself; the next morning she desired me to take more, he gave me 20 s. for it; I returned him a shilling, and gave Mrs. Wright 15 s. out of it; she said she came honestly by it, but did not say who she had it of; about three weeks and three days after she applied to me, and asked whether we did not use blue paper in our business; I said, yes, for wrappers and covers of books; she said she believed she should have some in a few days; after that, she said in the room of blue, she had a bundle of white; I said this can never be right; she then said she had it of a person that belonged to a public office, and it was their perquisite; then she said if she thought the person stole it, she would have no more of her, but she had lent her a cloak, and she has pawned it for 5 s. 3 d. and she owed a chandler's-shop score, and as soon as she could get it she would have done with her.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to keep so much money to yourself?</p>
<p>Fishbourn. That is customary in our trade.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17681019-27-person268"> Jane Fishbourn
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person268" type="given" value="Jane"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-27-person268" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to
<persName id="t17681019-27-person269"> John Fishbourn
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person269" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-27-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I went to Mrs. Wright, and asked her how she could be so wicked to ask a man that she had known from his cradle to sell paper for her that she knew to be stolen; she said, if my husband had not mentioned the selling of it, no body would have known it to have been stolen; she desired me to come to her the next morning, I did; she said, if there are any wrappers on the paper, for God's sake go and take them off, for they can swear to none but the wrappers; I sent my little girl to Mr. Fellows, who helped my husband to the customer, and he sent word there were no wrappers on it.</p>
<p>Blundel. I went to Mr. Brown's, and saw some paper, the Gardeners Kalendar, and Scotch paper, I knew it to be Mr. Hamilton's property.</p>
<p>Lane's defence.</p>
<p>My name is
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<interp inst="t17681019-27-person271" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a great while; when I have been in a little distress, she has trusted me six-pence or a shilling; I said I worked at Mr. Hamilton's, and we light the fine with waste paper; she asked me to bring her some, she gave me 3 s. for the first bundle; after that she told me, if I would bring her some more, she would get a customer for it; I did; she coniced me to go again; I told her I was afraid, she told me she would lend me her cloak to go in; I said I could not do it; I carried it, and pawned it for 5 s. 3 d. after that I fatched it out, and gave it her again; and the fourth time I went for paper I was detected; I never was guilty of any such thing before.</p>
<p>She called
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<p>This woman brought paper to me, and said she came honestly by it; that she worked at a public office, and it was her perquisite; at first she brought little quantities, seven or eight pounds, I allowed her 2 d. a pound for it; when she brought these large bundles, I much disputed it; she said I might be assured she came honestly by it, for she had worked many years in that house; I asked what it would come to; she said 5 s. 3 d. I gave it her, and when I opened it I would weigh it, and allow her 2 d. a pound; from time to time she repeated it, and always declared she came honestly by it; I never distrusted her, but took her to be an honest woman.</p>
<p>She called
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<p>Lane
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<p>Wright
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-28-victim287 t17681019-28-viclabel174"/>; I had some suspicion of the prisoner, having lost something before, and it was hinted to me by some of my servants, that the prisoner and another was drinking one night pretty late together in my house; I asked him who it was; he answered,
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<interp inst="t17681019-28-person289" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent into the cellar where his box was; he opened his box, and I saw him throw two bundles out; the box was brought up, and more stockings found, directed to him at Mess. Woolley and Burford's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-28-person290" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I knew not what was in the parcel he brought to my house; I have been with him at Mess. Woolley and Burford's, but did not know he took any of Mr. Woolley's property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I do not know how those stockings came in my box, the other parcel I carried to
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<p>He called
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<p>624, 625. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-29-victim300 t17681019-29-viclabel178"/>, on the King's highway, putting her in corporal fear and danger of her life, and taking from her a guinea, a Spanish dollar, and a crown piece, her property, and against her will </rs>,
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person301" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Saturday the 9th of June (doubtless she meant July) I was going to
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17681019-29-off183 t17681019-29-crimeloc180"/> between ten and eleven at night; three men went up to the coachman and ordered him to stop; one came on one side, and another on the other on foot; one of them presented a pistol and said, if I did not deliver my money they would shoot me; I was alone in the coach; he that held the pistol took my purse out of my hand, there was gold and silver in it, but I cannot tell how many guineas, there were more than one, there was a crown piece and a Spanish dollar; I fainted away after he took my purse, I don't know the men.</p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I think on Sunday the 10th of July there were repeated informations of robberies done on the new road; there was a coach ordered by Sir John Fielding, for people to go in to detect the robbers; I was one in the coach; we ordered to drive Gray's-inn lane way, and over the new road towards Tottenham court turnpike, about two fields before we came to the turnpike I said to the others in the coach, there stands two of them, (there were Haliburton, Bond, and Heley with
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176810190020"/> me;) the words were no sooner out of my mouth but Leicestar the evidence here came up to the side where I sat, with a pistol in his hand; there came two of them on one side; we got out of the coach and took Leicester, the other men got away; Leicester told us where his companions were to be found, and confessed this robbery; then we came to the Little Old Bailey, where he told us Hanlon lodged, and took him in bed about two in the morning; after that we took Jones; then we went to Black friars to Miller's mother's, there we took Miller; he told me after he knew Hanlon and Leicester were taken, he in ended to go to Sir
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and turn evidence against them; in searching his lodgings, he called me by my name and said, you need not search, I'll give you what I have; when I told him I had Hanlon and Leicester, he asked me if I had got their pistols; I said I had got one; then he said, I'll shew you I have no pistols, but I'll give you the powder and shot, which he took out of a salt-box (produced in court;) I asked him what was become of Mrs. Rogers's crown piece; he said Hanlon sold the crown piece, and gave him this dollar as part of his share of the money (produced in court.)</p>
<p>S. Rogers. I believe this is my dollar.</p>
<p>Noaks. We found the pistol in the road where Leicester fell down when we took him (produced,) it was loaded with a cherry stone.</p>
<p>Miller. I brought that dollar from St. Kitt's.</p>
<p>Noaks.
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Hanlon, Miller, and I, went out upon Hampstead road between ten and eleven at night; we robbed a lady in a coach of a guinea and a half, some silver, a Spanish dollar, and a crown piece; we all three had pistols; we divided the money equally alike; I bought clothes with mine, one had the crown and the other the dollar.</p>
<p>Q. What day was this?</p>
<p>Leicester. It was on a Saturday to the best of my knowledge; I was taken up the 10th of July; I am a jeweller by trade, Hanlon is a baker, Miller has been at sea, I don't know what trade he was brought up to.</p>
<p>Hanlon's defence.</p>
<p>That evidence knows nothing of the robbery; I worked with Mr. Shamborough, opposite White-chapel church at the time, but he is ill, and cannot come.</p>
<p>Miller said nothing in his defence, but called Charity Crane, who lives in Bunhill-row,
<persName id="t17681019-29-person306"> Eleanor Judd
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person306" type="given" value="Eleanor"/>
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person308" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who said they knew no ill of him.</p>
<p>Both
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<p>There was another indictment against them for robbing
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<p>626. (M.) Patrick Hanlon was again indicted with
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person315" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-29-person315" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . There were
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person316" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17681019-29-person316" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and another not taken; Jones, Hanlon, and I, five of us in all, we stopped a coach; they got out, and I was taken, the others got off; we all agreed that night to go out to rob; Hanlon, I, and Jones, had each of us pistols.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-29-person317" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with Noaks in the coach at the time they stopped the coach; they called to let down the blind, or they would blow our brains out; we got out of the coach, and Leicester was the only person we could take.</p>
<p>Jones said nothing in his defence.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>There was another indictment against Hanlon for robbing
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<p>627. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17681019-30-person325" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came to me and said, here is a gold watch to sell, it belongs to a man that brought it from abroad; he said, put your hat on and come along with me; I looked back and saw the prisoner behind him; I said, what do you do with that black thief here; I found the watch was old guts in new cases, it ran upon a diamond; the seal was a spread-eagle, and a German crest; we went in at the London Apprentice; I said to Chapman, take my advice and stop the watch; then we went down to the Black Boy in St. Catherine's; says Chapman to the prisoner, go along, you black bougre, what do you mean by getting me to sell your stolen goods, if Mr. Hobbs had not passed his word for me I should have been sent to goal; I wanted to get the prisoner to Mr. Brebrook's, but could get him no farther than Mansfield-street; I went into a house and asked assistance, saying the Black had stole some things; they would not assist me; when I went out the Black followed me, and said whereever he met me he would cut and scalp me, and clapped his hand to his pocket; we coaxed him to the Mansion house, then he took a spring and ran down Walbrook; we catched him and brought him to the Mansion-house; as we were going along he said, from Temple-bar to the Mansion-house, if he had had any body with him he could have mill'd many more, and that he twigg'd this very easy.</p>
<p>Q. Where was you when he said this to you?</p>
<p>Hobbs. This was as we were coming along before he ran away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17681019-30-person326" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a lighterman and waterman, I have known the prisoner four or five years; I was at dinner in my own house in St. Catherine's, the prisoner came in between twelve and one on a Saturday, and shewed me this watch; I went into my yard and opened it, I found it was a gold one; I said I would have no concern in it, it was a very dangerous affair; I went up to Mr. Hobbs with it, and we had a tankard of beer, and considered of it; then we stopped the prisoner, I had the watch at the same time; he told me in my house he had it of a sailor, after that he said he found it.</p>
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<p>The day the King of Denmark dined at the Mansion house I was coming by, a coach had like to run over somebody by the corner of Lombard-street; a woman made a stoop to take the watch up, and I took it up and kept it from Friday till Saturday at four o'clock; then I went to Chapman's house, and said I had got a watch; said he, I'll carry it over the way and get a guinea upon it; I said I would keep it till it was advertised, then I would have the money for it; he said, no, that will not do, take it to Hobbs, perhaps he may give you the value of it; said I, I don't want to sell it, because I am perfectly sure it will be advertised; he took me to Hobb's house, then they came out to go towards Whitechapel church; he whispered me to give him the watch, I did; said he, we are going to see what the value of it is; he left me at the corner of Whitechapel church; I staid there three quarters of an hour; I told the woman at the alehouse I would go to St. Catherine's where I lived; I went there, and found them at the Black Boy; as I got in at the door, he said, go along, the watch is stopped; I said, if it is, I am the only person that found it, I will be stopped too; then Mr. Hobbs made a fort of a pretence to run away towards Tower-hill; I followed him, thinking he had the watch; we went up the Minories, they had a pot of beer, but I did not chuse to drink with any person that seemed to be so false.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did not go home Lombard-street way, I went up by the Change.</p>
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<p>The prosecutor did not appear.</p>
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<p>See him tried, No. 583, in last Sessions Paper.</p> </div1>
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<p>The prosecutor was called, and did not appear.</p>
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<p>The Prosecutor did not appear.</p>
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