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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177201090001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Gaol-Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX; HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Thursday the 9th, Friday the 10th, Saturday the 11th, Monday the 13th, Tuesday the 14th, and Wednesday the 15th of JANUARY 1772.
<p>In the Twelfth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, Being the Second SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>Sold by S. BLADON, at No. 28, in Pater-noster-Row.</p>
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<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery, held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>N. B. The *, +, ||, ++ refer to the Judges before whom the Prisoners were tried.</p>
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177201090003"/>108. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Another boy took the handkerchief out and put it into my hand, I dropt it directly. I am a
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<p>109, 110, 111. (M.)
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<p>112. (M.)
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<p>There was the same defect in evidence in this trial as the last.</p>
<p>All three
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<p>There was the same defect of evidence.</p>
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<p>See Maxamilian Miller, tried last Sessions for returning from transportation, No. 102.</p>
<p>113. (M.)
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<p>See Hobbs, tried No. 775, in the last Mayoralty.</p>
<p>114 (M.)
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<persName id="t17720109-2-person73"> Sarah Watson
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-2-off22 t17720109-2-crimeloc26"/>. My house was broke open on the Saturday night, or Sunday morning, before Christmas-day; the parlour window was forced open and the bolt taken off, and the shutter was also taken off; there was a hole cut in the glass affording
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<persName id="t17720109-2-person74"> Mary Harwood
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<persName id="t17720109-2-person75"> Susanna Upton
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person75" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mrs. Watson; I fastened the parlour window on the 22d of December. I put too the shutter and screwed the sash about dusk, and the window was fast; I saw it a few minutes before I went out of the house; I don't sleep in the house. I came the next morning about half after six, and rung at the door, the window shutters were put too; the bolt was forced off, and the sash broke, and pushed up as high as it would go; the closet door stood a little open. I went about three o'clock the day before to fetch out a bible for my mistress, then the cabinet was safe. There was a bell in the window which was taken away, and laid in the sink; and the glass of the window was broke just at the screw; there were two marks of feet upon the iron rails that are before the window.</p>
<p>- Dean. I was at Chelsea about half after four, on the 23d of December; I found this cabinet [producing it] in the road, and a pretty many papers lying near it.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-2-person76"> Sarah Harwood
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person76" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . This is my cabinet; I left it in the care of Mrs. Watson; there was my own picture, set in gold in a box, and the other things mentioned in the indictment.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-2-person77"> Joshua Tinsdale
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person77" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am City-marshal. On Monday the 23d of last month I was in Whitechapel; between the hours of twelve and one there was a hue-and-cry of, Stop thief! and the two prisoners and
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the evidence were taken; I took charge of them, and brought them to the Mansion house. I took them into the lodge and searched them. [The hue-and-cry was on suspicion of their having robbed Sir
<persName id="t17720109-2-person79"> Robert Ladbroke
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .] I found upon Parker five new shillings and a six-pence. I found nothing on Burn or Collins. I suspected they might have concealed something in the coach, and therefore searched it, and under the seat I found this crown-piece, [producing it] the prisoners denied knowing any thing of it. I took them to Sir
<persName id="t17720109-2-person80"> John Fielding
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<persName id="t17720109-2-person81"> Sarah Watson
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person81" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . There were some new shillings and six-pences in the cabinet, but I don't know the number.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-2-person82"> Mary Harwood
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person82" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-2-person82" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . When I left the cabinet with Mrs. Watson there were nine in a bag.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-2-person83"> George Burke
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person83" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a salesman, and live at the bottom of the Minories. On the 23d of December the two prisoners and Collins came to my shop between ten and eleven o'clock, to buy clothes, my son sold Burn a Bath surtout for half a guinea. I was in the shop at the time; he paid two crown pieces and a six-pence for it, but not a new six-pence. Parker afterwards bought a coat and a waistcoat, for which he paid a guinea in thirty-two new six-pences and a crown piece. Collins did not buy any thing.</p>
<p>Q. You are sure these three men are the same persons?</p>
<p>Burke. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Harwood. What number of new six pences had you?</p>
<p>Harwood. I can't tell exactly. I believe about the number the last witness mentioned.</p>
<p>Court. Did you collect crowns of any particular reign?</p>
<p>Harwood. No; they had been my father's.</p>
<p>Court. Because these four crowns are all Charles the Second's.</p>
<p>Q. Is there any particular marks by which you know the money?</p>
<p>Harwood. No; I believe it to be mine.</p>
<p>Burke again. My son when he took the money said, see what a heap of new money we have got! he went to Mr. Downs's, at the next door, and shewed them to him. Mr. Downs said, I dare say it is Sir
<persName id="t17720109-2-person84"> Robert Ladbroke
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person84" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's money; a boy seeing this pursued the prisoners, and cried, Stop thief! and it was upon this alarm that Mr. Tinsdale took them.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-2-person85"> William Rooke
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Hope in Bow-street, Westminster. The prisoners used my house almost every day; they were at my house on Sunday night the 22d of December, and Collins with them; they came in and out several times, and they were in and out some of them till about eleven, when I shut up. They owed me a trifling score; I asked them for it; they said they expected some money belonging to them all, that was to be brought by
<persName id="t17720109-2-person86"> Nancy Everet
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<p>Rooke. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did they come to your house again in the morning?</p>
<p>Rooke. I don't recollect.</p>
<p>Q. Did Everet come that night?</p>
<p>Rooke. Yes; but they did not discharge their scores; they said they were disappointed of it.</p>
<p>Q. How much did they owe you?</p>
<p>Rooke. They owed me some 2 s. 4 d. others 15 d. Collins owed me 4 s. 6 d.</p>
<p>Q. Had they much liquor that night?</p>
<p>Rooke. No; they had some porter, some half in half, and that sort.</p>
<p>Q. How long had they frequented your house?</p>
<p>Rooke. Ever since I kept it, which is about six months.</p>
<p>Q. And Collins used to be one of the party?</p>
<p>Rooke. Yes; he is a sawyer; he always paid his way very well; but he kept company with them.</p>
<p>Q. from Burn. Did I owe you a score?</p>
<p>Rooke. He has done, but he did not that night. Little Burke, Rimer, Parker and Collins owed me a score.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-2-person87"> William Collins
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the Hope that night. I went to-bed at eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. to Rooke. Was this Collins at your house that night till eleven o'clock?</p>
<p>Rooke. Some of them were there till eleven o'clock that night; I can't say whether Collins was.</p>
<p>Q. to Collins. Had you any conversation about going out that night?</p>
<p>Collins. Nothing more than common. I got up again about half after eleven o'clock. Burn and Parker came up to me as I got up; we went to several places about Westminster; then we went to Marybone, and from thence to Chelsea. There I broke open the shutters, and got into a house; it was fastened with a bolt, which was pulled off; afterwards I forced it open with two chissels; the nail was drawn out of the bolt; I broke a pane of glass, and threw a handkerchief over the bell to prevent its ringing, and took it out. Burn was at the corner of the street to watch; Parker was out at the gate three or four times. I drew out a sort of a brass-headed iron that was in the sash, and then threw the sash up. Parker went in, but he ran out again almost as soon as he got in. We took such a little desk as this out of a closet by the window; we had a tinder-box with us; I broke the cabinet open when we got into the lane, and found some crown pieces in it, either eight or nine, and some new shillings and six-pences, I can't tell how many; also a two-guinea piece, a black snuff-box, and a picture inside it like a bracelet; there was a little stone, and a large medal that seemed to be of one of the Popes. We threw the desk in the road, and the papers too. We did not divide the money regularly; I had the crown pieces in my pocket. I lent Parker one crown to buy his cloaths; Burn had two crowns of me before that; Parker had the sixpences and shillings. I put the crowns underneath the seat of the coach as we were drawn down to the Mansion-house. We changed two of the crowns coming down Holborn. I bought this coat just above Mr. Burke's shop, and paid two crowns for it.</p>
<p>Court. You have given an account of eight?</p>
<p>Collins. I am not sure whether it was eight or nine.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the night was this done?</p>
<p>Collins. It was done in the morning between three and four.</p>
<p>Q. from Parker. Had not I some new silver in my pocket a day or two before this happened?</p>
<p>Collins. Yes, and I asked him how he came by it; he said, what was that to me?</p>
<p>Q. Was the silver you paid away at Mr. Burke's shop part of the money that came out of the house?</p>
<p>Collins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what became of the snuffbox?</p>
<p>Collins. No; I gave it to them</p>
<p>Burn. I had a couple of crown pieces the night before that of my master. My master is not here now; he is gone into the country.</p>
<p>Parker's Def ence.</p>
<p>I saw this
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<interp inst="t17720109-2-person88" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> at this man's house; I was drinking with him there till about eight o'clock. I said, I will go home to bed. I went home to bed. When I got up the next morning, I saw him at the Horns again; he asked me if I would take a walk with him to Rag-fair; he said he was going to buy a great coat; we bought a great coat a-piece; I had this new silver in my pocket; I said, I will buy a coat and waistcoat. I had the silver of my brother at Chatham; he is a-board a ship there.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177201090006"/> I was loth to part with the new silver, but I had no other money. I had not money enough to buy the coat, and he lent me a crown piece.</p>
<p>Burn's Defence.</p>
<p>I was at the Hope the next morning; Collins asked me if I would take a walk along with them; I went. I said I had no money about me; Collins said, I have got some; so I went to Rag-fair with them to buy their great coats. After they had bought their great coats, they asked me if I would have one: I said I had not money about me; Collins said he would lend me half a guinea; I told him I would pay him the money when I got home; he lent me then two crowns and a sixpence.</p>
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<p>115. (M.)
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<p>118. (M.)
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<p>119. (M.)
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<p>Q. You said your maid was confused; what do you attribute that to?</p>
<p>O'Brien. Finding the boy there, as she knew nothing of it.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the sash up or down at four o'clock?</p>
<p>Fowler. Shut down. The prisoner was standing between the chairs, and the two coats and the waistcoat were bundled up, and lay in the chair they had hung on before. He said a boy threw his hat in at the window, and that he knocked at the door; that he could make no body hear, so came in at the window.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>As I was coming by the prosecutor's house, I stopt to make water: two lads came up to me; they took my hat off my head, and threw it in at the window of this house. I went and knocked at the door; I could not make any body hear; I thought it was an empty house, so I got in at the window; I had not been in a minute before that gentleman came in, and said I was a thief, and he would take me before a justice. I had been at sea, and I was going to the Marine Society to go again on board a merchantman. I used to do things for my father, who is a porter. I used to go on errands for gentlemen.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-8-person127" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was along with me. As I was walking under the trees by the bason, the two prisoners came up to me, and Randall said he wanted my money; I said I had got no money; he put his hand to his pocket, and said he would shoot me if I did not give him my money; I gave him about two shillings and some halfpence; he said that was not enough; I said I had no more, and begged he would not use me ill; then they went away. Ward stopt
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<p>Q. Was any lamps near you?</p>
<p>Tooth. No.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a night was it?</p>
<p>Tooth. A fine night.</p>
<p>Q. Could you see him well?</p>
<p>Tooth. Yes; he had his regimentals on. I believe, to the best of my knowledge, that Randall is the person that robbed me.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-8-person129"> William Salmon
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<interp inst="t17720109-8-person129" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am sixteen years old next July. I was along with Mrs. Tooth about three minutes after eight in the Park; the two prisoners came up and demanded our money; I told one of them that I had but a shilling; I gave him that. I went down Park-lane, and met the two prisoners coming out at Park-gate. Knowing them both again, I dogg'd them into the Golden-lion at Hyde-park corner; then I got my father, and secured them; I said these are the two men that robbed me and my aunt in the Park; they said they had not been in the Park for four years, for that they were deserters. I knew the regiment they belonged to by their cloaths.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light enough to see that?</p>
<p>Salmon. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any lamps?</p>
<p>Salmon. There were lamps in Park-lane; I could see by the light from them. A man came by whom they offered to stop, but he got on pretty briskly, so got off.</p>
<p>Q. How far was you from your aunt?</p>
<p>Salmon. Not a yard.</p>
<p>Q. Which is Ward, and which Randall?</p>
<p>Salmon. That is Ward, I believe, and the other Randall. (Describing them wrong.) They were searched; one had three six-pences, a shilling, and some halfpence.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-8-person130"> Thomas Pugh
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<interp inst="t17720109-8-person130" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a horse-grenadier; I was at the taking the prisoners at Hyde-park corner; they were at the public-house before I came; they said they had not been in the Park that day, nor for four years before.</p>
<p>Q. How near is the Golden-lion to Hyde-park corner?</p>
<p>Pugh. About fifty yards.</p>
<p>Q. to Salmon. When you came down the lane, where did you see the prisoners?</p>
<p>Pugh. They were just on the outside of the gate, coming towards the Golden-lion.</p>
<p>Randall's Defence.</p>
<p>I never was nearer the Park than the Golden-lion; I had been drinking with some of my comrades in Brigg-street, which is pretty near half a mile below the Golden-lion.</p>
<p>Ward's Defence.</p>
<p>I was along with Randall; I am quite innocent; Salmon described our dress wrong.</p>
<p>Salmon. I said you had got a pair of white stockings, and that the other had garters on. I thought it had been so by the appearance in the dark, but it turned out to be dark-coloured stockings.</p>
<p>Prisoners. We had witnesses to prove that we had been at Brigg-street, and how we got the money; our serjeant was to have brought them, but he has not.</p>
<p>For the Prisoners.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-8-defend119 t17720109-8-deflabel56"/> in the company I belong to; I never heard any thing dishonest of them.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177201090008"/>Court. The prisoners say that you was to have brought witnesses here to prove how they came by their money, and that they had been at Brigg-street.</p>
<p>Lees. There were two men of good character in the company who said they were in company with them. I did not know of this trial till between twelve and one o'clock to day. One of the men was examined before Sir John; the other was there, but he was not called.</p>
<p>Q. When did the prisoners first mention these two people?</p>
<p>Lees. The very first time that I was with them.</p>
<p>Q. to Salmon. Do you know where Brigg-street is?</p>
<p>Salmon. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Be cautious, and give me a true answer to this question - After you came out of Park-lane, when you first saw the prisoners, were they in the way from Brigg-street to the Golden-lion?</p>
<p>Salmon. They were going from the Park-gate towards the Golden-lion, and were not going from Brigg-street towards the Golden-lion.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure of that?</p>
<p>Salmon. I am sure of it.</p>
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<p>124. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720109-9-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Castle lodged at my house at Hoxton when this robbery was committed; I have moved since it was done. Between four and five in the morning John Castle came to my room, and desired for God's sake I would give him a light, for Bishop had got up and robbed him of his watch, &c. I went to Portsmouth, and Fullmore, and Staines, with Castle. I saw the watch produced at Staines. The prisoner said he sold the coat at Godalmin. They lay together in one bed</p>
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<p>I owned it because they said they would make it up with me.</p>
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<p>125. (M)
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<interp inst="t17720109-10-person148" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . My husband lives at Islington. We let the prisoner ready furnished lodgings about the 6th of December, and I missed the sheet off the bed on the 13th. I saw the sheet a week before when he took the room. He was stopt for another robbery, and then I went to see what was gone out of our room, and missed the sheet. He confessed having stole it, and said he pawned it at Mr. Wildman's at Islington. I went there and found it. (The sheet produced, and deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>- Wildman. I am a pawn-broker. I had this sheet from the prisoner on Saturday the 7th of December.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not leave the lodgings; I intended to have released it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-11-person154" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Simons, a pawn-broker, in Knightrider-street. On the 5th of December this saw was brought to our house by the prisoner; I asked if it was his own; he said, no; he was distressed, and his father had lent it him. (The saw produced, and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
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<p>Court. When was the gum taken out?</p>
<p>Horton. On Thursday.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-12-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was put in the cellar to take notice of every body that came, that I might detect the person who came to take the silk. My master shewed me the place where the silk was. I went into the place about nine o'clock in the morning, and staid till six or seven in the evening: then the prisoner came down with a bit of candle, went to the necessary, and after he had been there a minute or two, I saw him stoop down and take the silk from under the stairs, and put it in his breeches. He went up stairs; and then I went up, and told Mr. Pilgrim the foreman, and he told my master.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-12-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am foreman to Mr. Horton. I was present when the prisoner was examined; we challenged him with the silk; he made frivolous excuses, and said that he had no such thing. Mr. Horton indicted on his delivering it, for he knew he had it. Then he pulled it out of his breeches; there was near a pound of it.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any silk of that sort in hand the day before?</p>
<p>Pilgrim. Yes, that very silk.</p>
<p>Q. Are you able to swear that is the very silk you had in hand the day before?</p>
<p>Pilgrim. Yes. (The silk produced by the constable,
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<p>I went down into the cellar with a candle about six o'clock. As I sat on the necessary I saw the silk, and having no pocket, I put it under my apron; a piece of it might be in the waistband of my breeches. My master immediately called me, and said, I want the silk that you have about you. I was surprised, and delivered it up directly.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>Q. Are you sure as to his person?</p>
<p>Mathews. I am very clear he is the person; they went over the bank into the fields. I went next morning to Sir
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<p>Prisoner. He charged
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<p>Mathews. They shewed me up a long passage. This
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<interp inst="t17720109-13-person175" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-13-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> stood with his back towards me; he had a brown coat on. I said, that looks like one of the men that robbed me, he has such a coat; but when I saw his face I said he was not one. I looked into the room; I said, I see one of the men; they bid me bring him out; I went in, and brought him out.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I can prove I was at my father's that night.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-13-person176"> Robert Hopwood
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<interp inst="t17720109-13-person176" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-13-person176" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a bookseller in Crown-court, St. James's. I have known him from about eleven years of age; he is now twenty-three; he was brought up under his father, a shoe-maker. He entered volunteer when they were pressing. I never heard but that he had a good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-13-person177" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoemaker; I live in Swallow-street. The father has work'd for me a great many years, and is a very honest man.</p>
<p>Q. Where does the prisoner work?</p>
<p>Whitehouse. He lives in Oxford-road.</p>
<p>Q. Who does he work for?</p>
<p>Whitehouse. I don't know; he always wore a blue coat.</p>
<p>Court to the Prosecutor. At that time of night might you not mistake a person?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. We went very gently; they walked by us. I thought I knew the prisoner when he passed me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear their voices?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Yes, the prisoner's particularly; he demanded my money.</p>
<p>Q. You have heard his voice now; what do you think of it?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I am very clear that he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-13-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> (the father). He has always behaved like an honest, dutiful child.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what became of him on Christmas-day last?</p>
<p>Lewis. He was with me on Christmas-day at night, I believe; I did not take a particular account of the evening.</p>
<p>Q. You are not certain then as to the evening?</p>
<p>Lewis. I am most certain.</p>
<p>Q. Where was you?</p>
<p>Lewis. At home; he does not lie in the same room.</p>
<p>Q. Where was he that day?</p>
<p>Lewis. He was with me, I believe.</p>
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<p>Lewis. He never wore any but blue since he was born; he wore a blue coat and trowsers that day.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am warehouseman to Jones, Habbard and Burd. I measured the cloth, and delivered it to the porter to be pack'd up and carried; there was sixteen yards and three quarters, and seventeen yards of nap cloth, a mix'd lightish colour. There was fifteen of crimson, and fourteen and three quarters of scarlet serge. This I delivered to
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the porter, to be carried to the White-hart, St. John's-street. I saw it afterwards at Justice Girdler's; the two pieces of nap cloth were exactly the same measure; I am certain it was the same cloth. There were two pieces cut up the middle; I put the seal of the house upon one of them. The serge was deficient, only six yards and a half one piece, and six and three quarters of the other, was remaining. It was as near that quantity as I can recollect. It was entered on the 25th, and delivered to the carrier on the 26th.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am porter to Jones and Co. I carried the parcel out of the house; I can't be certain whether it was delivered to me to pack. I carried it to the inn to the Bedford carrier. I saw them book it, and put it into the waggon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I drove the Bedford waggon the 26th of November. I had a truss of cloth in the waggon, directed to
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; it was lost out of the waggon between Whetstone and Barnet; I missed it before I got to the bottom of Barnet hill; I had seen it on the other side of Whetstone.</p>
<p>Q. Had you staid behind the waggon?</p>
<p>Ambridge. No, I never was away from the waggon all the way; there were no passengers in the waggon; I walked with the horses.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any body about the waggon?</p>
<p>Ambridge. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner thereabouts?</p>
<p>Ambridge. No; it was between six and seven o'clock at night; it was dark; we set out between two and three. There were some empty flatts that we put butter in lay at the top of the waggon; I was afraid they would shake out, so I went to look after them beyond Whetstone; then I saw the truss was safe.</p>
<p>Q. Was the truss pretty heavy?</p>
<p>Ambridge. It weighed something above half a hundred weight. A man at the bottom of Barner hill came and asked me if I had not lost something; then I missed it. He said he saw somebody go away from behind the waggon with it that he then thought belonged to the waggon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a brass-founder, and live on Saffron-hill. I went to the Three-Pigeons in Turnmill-street for a pint of beer, on the 26th of November. The prisoner came in there, and asked me to carry a parcel up stairs to one
<persName id="t17720109-14-person191"> Joseph Fuller
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , that was an acquaintance of his. The people of the house did not chuse to let the prisoner go up. I carried it up; it was a piece of crimson serge tied up in a silk handkerchief. When I came down again, he asked me if it was safe; I said, the man said it was. Then he bid me go up and fetch him the outside handkerchief, and bid me tell the man he wanted him. I brought down the handkerchief, and Puller came down and spoke to him. Some words arose between the prisoner and another man in the house, and they went out. When I went to get my breakfast the next morning, the landlady asked me if I knew what I had done in carrying up that bundle. I said, no. She said she believed it was stolen. They stopt the things. I delivered the serge to Mr.
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Three-Pigeons. The prisoner came into my house on the 26th of November, and asked for Puller. He was in liquor, so I desired they would not call Puller down. I found the piece of crimson serge under the bolster. The prisoner came for it next night, and we stopt him, and took him before Justice Girdler. He said there that he bought it of a man in Aldersgate-street.</p>
<p>(The serge produced.)</p>
<p>Stonehouse. This is the same quality and colour as that which was lost.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went to Mr. Stocks's house, and brought the serge down. The prisoner was below; I asked him who owned it; he said it was his, and if any body had more right to it, let them have it. I took him into custody on Thursday the 28th. I went to him, along with one Wenmore, to Clerkenwell Bridewell. I asked him where he bought it; he said he had sent a letter to the party he bought it of, and he would be with us in an hour or two. I waited four hours, no body came; so I advertised it the next day in the Daily Advertiser. The next day the prisoner said he had it of a man in Aldersgate-street that he never saw before; I apprehend he meant that he bought it of a man in the street.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I cannot tell what I said then, I was in liquor: he said he would make the cloth pay for it before he left the Old Bailey.</p>
<p>Laughar. I did not say so; I gave him share of a pint of beer now and then, and a bit of bread and cheese, out of humanity.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-14-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable of the parish of St. James's, Clerkenwell. I went along with the prisoner before the justice. I went first to Bridewell to the prisoner; he said the man he bought it of in Aldersgate-street would be with us in about an hour. Mr. Prebble acquainted the justice, that he had a large quantity of cloth left at his house.</p>
<p>(The remainder of the cloth produced.)</p>
<p>Stonehouse. Here is a number on this cloth. The seal and number was put on by myself. I am certain this is the cloth I sent to the waggon.</p>
<p>Prebble. This is the cloth that was left at my house by the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going down to Birmingham, and between Whetstone and Barnet I saw this lying on the road. I picked it up; another man was very close by me; I brought it up on the Causeway; found it too heavy for to pretend to carry it back to London; I took a piece out, and put the other on the side of the road. I thought, as the hay-carts came to town in the morning, that they might bring it. I did not know the colour, it being dark. I came to town to the Three Pigeons; I left a piece with a man there, a countryman of mine; I never offered to sell it. I went and gave a man a shilling to put it in his hay-cart, and carry it to Mr. Prebble's. I never advertised the thing; I did not know how to go about it; I intended to advertise it going next day to the Pigeons, thinking I had all the cloth together. They charged a constable with me. I know I was a little in liquor when I went there. I saw no waggon when I picked it up.</p>
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<p>Stonehouse. Six yards and a half of the cloth is missing.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been out of work a great while; my wife had been lame a long time; I found the piece of beef upon the ground and I picked it up.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I met a man who said he had bought them, and they both stunk, and said as I was a poor man I should be welcome to them, if I would accept of them.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you take sufficient notice of the women to know them again?</p>
<p>Davids. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What liquor had you?</p>
<p>Davids. A two-shilling bowl of negus. I changed a guinea to pay for it; and Angle put the change on the table, and afterwards when I was going to take it, Cotter played with me, and I saw no more of the change.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a bed in the room?</p>
<p>Davids. Yes; but I did not go to bed. I would have nothing to do with them.</p>
<p>Q. Was not your breeches waistband unbuttoned at all?</p>
<p>Davids. Yes; Angle unbuttoned it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you mention you had missed the book and watch before you went out of the room?</p>
<p>Davids. Yes; I missed my pocket-book in the room, but I did not miss the watch till I got out of the room.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-16-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday morning a barber that lives in the front room of this house came and said. there was a gentleman robbed the over night in the room; I asked him which way he knew it; he said he had seen the gentleman. I went and searched the prisoner's lodging, which is the back room, and found underneath the drawers a pocket-book open and the papers all loose; the papers had all been examined. Mrs. Angle came in; I asked her where the watch was. What watch! said she. I said I have found the pocket-book, if you don't give it me I shall search you. She hesitated a long time; at last she pulled it out of her pocket. I took her into Bow-street. On examining the pocket-book I found who it belonged to, and sent a man to enquire whether this man lodged at the house that a letter was directed to him at.</p>
<p>(The pocket-book and watch produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Angle's Defence.</p>
<p>This young woman and I live in a room together. The gentleman picked us both up; he went home with us; he took his watch out of his pocket and put it on the table; he said
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<p>Cottor in her defence said the same as Angle had done.</p>
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<p>132. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17720109-17-person221" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was a going from my house on Saffron-hill down to Holborn; on this side Fetter-lane, I saw something lying in the channel; I saw it was a man, and spoke to him; and he said, drunk, very drunk! that was all he said. I said you lie in a shocking manner; I asked two young men to help him on the causeway, that he might not be exposed to the carts. As I came back at Bartler's buildings I saw the person reared up between the prisoner, another man, and a boy; one said you had better take a coach, and repeated it; the old man said, no; I will walk. I heard the old man say, you say I have no watch; I have a watch. I went away. I had not gone far before it struck in my mind, I don't know what these fellows have in view. I went back; I saw the prisoner snatch something out of his hand and run off; I ran after him, he turned round, and I took him by the collar; he lifted up his hand that had the watch in it; I got a constable, and he was taken to the Counter. I gave the watch to the constable. (The watch produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>- Greenwood. I am the constable; I took the prisoner to the Counter, and searched him. I found the spectacles in his coat pocket. (The spectacles produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going up Holborn. I found that man quite drunk; he asked me to go home with him as far as Wapping; he gave me the watch as a security for paying the coach, as I was to take him home, so I had it in my hand.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-18-off119 t17720109-18-crimeloc122"/>. On the 12th of December, about eleven in the forenoon, I saw the prisoner come out of one of the warehouses with a basket of raisins and the sack on his back. On my going to the door, he slept back a step or two, and throwed it off his back. I stopt him at the warehouse door, and asked what business he had there, and how he could have the impudence to rob us in the middle of the day. He fell on his knees, and begged for pardon. I found in the sack a basket of Malaga raisins, about 50 lb. It was one of five we had received on the 5th of December from Reading; that was missing out of the five; the constable has had it ever since. The sack lay empty in the warehouse.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>There was seven or eight of us went down to look for work; we went to the bottom of the wharf, and they employed about four of us. I staid to see if there would be any thing for me. I went into this warehouse, and saw this sack by the door, and something in it. I kick'd it with my foot to see if it was a jobb for me, if it was but two-pence or three-pence. The warehouse is common for any body to go in from the wind. I had no design to steal it; I never did such a thing in my life.</p>
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<p>Q. How long was you together?</p>
<p>Morrison. About two minutes.</p>
<p>Q. Did any familiarities pass?</p>
<p>Morrison. No: Then she denied the watch, and made several protestations, and opened her bosom for me to search her. Then the watch came up, and some people, and used me ill. When the watchman came, I gave charge of her. She was carried to the watch-house, where she was searched, but nothing was found on her. Mr. Barrett, the constable, coming by, asked what was the matter; and there was a woman in the watch-house that saw the watch hanging by her side; the seal was tuck'd under her petticoat-string behind. I lost the two shillings at the same time, I cannot say out of which pocket. I don't know what money I had; she owned to taking five shillings to the mistress of the watch-house. I can safely swear I had two shillings in my pocket; I received eight or nine that night, some of one Mr. Gold, and some of a person in Chick-lane.</p>
<p>Q. How long before you met the woman had you the watch?</p>
<p>Morrison. I am very sure I had it when I met her.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take it out while you conversed with her?</p>
<p>Morrison. No.</p>
<p>- Barrett. I am the officer. I saw this woman at the watch-house. I went to know what was the matter, and there was a noise about a watch and some money that was lost. Some people appeared to her character, and said he was drunk, and lost his watch, that I was almost persuaded of her innocence. A woman that was a prisoner said she certainly had the watch. I then searched her, and found it between her legs in her hand; I believe she was going to shift it. (The watch produced, and deposed to by the prosecutor.) There was no money found upon her. She could not tell what to say, she seemed confused. He was a little in liquor, he was not drunk; he had a black eye, and had been ill used. He told the number and maker's name of the watch directly; he was sober enough to know what he did.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going down Drury-lane; this man met me, and took me down Steward's-rents, and asked me to oblige him. I asked him to make me a present; he said he would go and get change; I would not trust him, so he gave me the watch while he went to get change, and then he wanted to have it again; on my refusal, he brought three watchmen to take me to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Did you give her the watch?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No.</p>
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<p>135. (M.)
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<p>136. (M.)
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<persName id="t17720109-21-person242"> John Knight
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person242" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I drive the Northampton coach. The prisoner came to me at Barnet on the 29th of November, and asked me if I could bring him to London an outside passenger. He said he had beer at the next door; he asked me if I would drink; he put a bundle into the boot, and came with me to this side of Sadler's-wells; then he got down, and went himself to take his bundle out. I saw him take out the portmanteau; I said, that is not your bundle. He made no answer, but took it out, and ran away with it. It was about seven in the evening, and was very dark. I took him up between five and six o'clock; it was dark then.</p>
<p>Q. Could you know the man?</p>
<p>Knight. I saw his face when I drank with him in the house, and am positive the prisoner is the man. When he had taken out the portmanteau, he ran down the path-way into the fields. The portmanteau belonged to the Rev. Mr. De Sallis.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. Was there two portmanteaus, or one?</p>
<p>Knight. One portmanteau with a case.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. What clothes had I on when you took me up?</p>
<p>Knight. I think a light-coloured coat.</p>
<p>Prisoner. No. I had the same coat on as I have now. He has laid it the 29th of December; it was the 11th of December I found the portmanteau to the best of my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. When did you hear of the portmanteau being found?</p>
<p>Knight. The day he was taken.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-21-victim239 t17720109-21-viclabel137"/> De Sallis, whose portmanteau was lost. I pack'd up the things in the portmanteau at Horton, that was Lord Hallifax's. (The goods produced.) Here are several of the things with my master's name on them; I put them up in the portmanteau myself.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-21-person244"> John Heley
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person244" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person244" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I belong to Sir
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person245" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person245" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found the things in the prisoner's room in Whitecross-street; they were in some trunks, and the boots hung up on a nail.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know it was the prisoner's room?</p>
<p>Heley. I went there by his direction after he was taken up, on the information of the pawnbroker.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-21-person246"> John Card
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person246" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawn-broker in Leather-lane. I have known the prisoner almost two years. On the 7th of December I received a warning from Sir John, that such things had been cut off from behind the Northampton fly. I had taken in some of the things before I received the notice. I took some in on Saturday the 30th of November, and some on Monday the 2d of December, in the name of Brown; and on Wednesday the 4th, of the prisoner. (Producing a coat, waistcoat, and breeches, four pair of stockings, and four shirts, which are deposed to by Burrow.)</p>
<persName id="t17720109-21-person247"> William Marsh
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawn-broker; I live in Aldersgate-street. The prisoner pawned these things with me; on the 30th of November a pair of stockings; on the 4th of December a coat, waistcoat, and a pair of stockings, in the name of
<persName id="t17720109-21-person248"> John Smith
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person249" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a silversmith in the Borough. On the 2d of December I bought these gold knee-buckles of the prisoner (producing them); he took them out of his breeches-knees. On the 3d of December he sold me a pair of gold shoe buckles. I gave him 3 l. 7 s. an ounce; they were not standard.</p>
<p>Q. How was he dressed?</p>
<p>Burges. Very genteel; he said he was in an office, and was afraid to wear them; he said he had not wore them above three or four times, and that he lost l. by them.</p>
<p>- Morgan. I am a pawn-broker in Aldersgate-street. The prisoner pawned these things with me. (Producing two shirts and one pair of stockings, deposed to by Burrow.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the portmanteau about ten o'clock, about the 11th of December, as I was coming home from Islington. I was in doubt what to do with them, so I thought it best to make away with them as soon as possible, because, as it was open, more might be laid to my charge than there was there.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person250" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person250" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner three years; I believe him to be a very sober man; I have nothing to say against his honesty.</p>
<p>Q. Nor for it?</p>
<p>Ransom. No.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-21-person251"> William Gibbs
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person251" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a tobacco-pipe-maker; he lived in the court where I live three years; I know no harm of him.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-21-person252"> Henry Hasgrave
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person252" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner twelve months; I never heard any thing amiss of him.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-21-person253"> Richard Burnham
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person253" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner three years; I never knew any harm of him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person254" type="given" value="Rebecca"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person254" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner lived in my house four years; he is a sober, quiet man; he paid me very honestly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-21-person255" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-21-person255" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner three years; he is a very honest man; he has been at my house, and paid me very honestly what he had of me.</p>
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<p>137. (L.)
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<persName id="t17720109-22-person260"> Joseph Smith
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<interp inst="t17720109-22-person260" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 13th of December I lost a candlestick. The prisoner was a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-22-defend257 t17720109-22-deflabel141"/> to me formerly; since that he has lived at the Globe Tavern, Milk street. He came into my kitchen between four and five o'clock. My servants had heard he had stole a candlestick; they put another in his way. They called me, and told me he had stolen a candlestick. I saw it taken out of his pocket. (Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>- Taylor. I saw him put the candlestick in his pocket.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I came into Mr. Smith's house on the 13th of last month; I came to seek a place. I had not staid five minutes before his apprentice called me into the room. I went in. He took the candlestick out of my pocket; how it came in I do not know.</p>
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<p>138, 139. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-23-off144 t17720109-23-crimeloc146"/>, I lost some remnants of cloth. I felt a hand go out of my pocket. I looked over my shoulder, and saw the prisoners and another man running across the street into a passage. I was afraid they would knock me on the head if I went after them; so I stopt, and they came out again in the main street, and said, Now we have got it, we don't know what to make of it. I took Fenley by the breast, and said, You are the man that picked my pocket. He swore a great oath, and said he would knock me down with a carman's whip; and when the mob came up, and encreased, they got away. We went after them as far as the Hermitage, where we took Fenley, and carried him into the Sun, the bottom of Nightingale-lane. I never found my things again. I am certain these are the people that robbed me. I looked over my shoulder, and saw enough of them to know them.</p>
<p>Q. Should you know the third person that is not taken?</p>
<p>Paxton. Yes; when I collared Fenley, the other was close by, and bid him knock me down.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoners. Why did not you lay hold of us before we went into the passage?</p>
<p>Paxton. Because I was alone, and could not encounter with three?</p>
<p>- Brown. I was passing by; seeing a mob, I stopped. and saw the two prisoners and another man; one had a whip. I went with the prosecutor, when they run away, to take them. When they came out of the mob, the tall man had the horse-whip. We followed them to the end of Nightingale-lane.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the men you saw at the end of Nightingale-lane, were the same as came out of the passage?</p>
<p>Brown. I cannot positively say: he said he could swear to all three of them. Banks came in to vindicate the other; I believe they swore pretty much, and he asked Fenley if he knew him; he said, No, d - n your eyes, I never saw you in my life before.</p>
<p>Banks's Defence.</p>
<p>I was just come from Deptford; I came
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177201090018"/> through Wapping, and I went away as far as from here to Newgate, where I stopped to make water. A man came up to me, and asked what I was peeping into the window for. I said, to see what was the matter. He said, he believed I was one concerned, and I should go with him. I asked what he meant by that, and made a resistance, and I asked if he knew me. He said, No; he broke out of the watch-house; and I do not know whether this is the lad that was in the watch-house with me or no.</p>
<p>Fenley's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going to my aunt's when this man laid hold of me in Nightingale-lane. He took me to the justice. The next day he went to my mother, and asked her to give him 4 s. 6 d. for the cloth. He could not swear to me before the justice. He went to my mother again to ask her for a guinea, and said, if she would not give him a guinea, he would make the witness swear, and then he swore at the justice's that I was the person. I am used to the Sea.</p>
<p>Q. to Paxton. Did you offer to take 4 s. 6 d. the morning after for your cloth?</p>
<p>Paxton. No. On Monday night I could not see what colour his face was. The justice asked if I could swear to him. I said, no. He said he would remand him back to prison. On the Friday morning his face was clean, and as soon as I saw him, I knew he was the man.</p>
<p>Q. Did you offer to take a guinea, half-guinea, or any money, to make it up?</p>
<p>Paxton. No; they offered to give me something. I said, if they would go to Justice Sherwood, and he would discharge them on that account, he might.</p>
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<p>140. (L.)
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<persName id="t17720109-24-person273"> John Manders
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-24-victim272 t17720109-24-viclabel151"/> in White-cross-street. I was at
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>On Sunday night was week I was coming from Shoemaker-row; I saw this gentleman, he was running along. He stopt a lad, and said, you have picked my pocket; he searched the lad, but did not find it. Then he laid hold of me, and said, I believe it was you. He let me go then. About three hours afterwards he and another man took me behind a coach.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Did you at first charge another man?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No; I took him up. As I was carrying him to the Compter he got away.</p>
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<p>141. (L.)
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<persName id="t17720109-25-person279"> John Richards
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-25-off155 t17720109-25-crimeloc157"/> on the 29th of December, between six and eight at night, I felt something touch my pocket. I put my hand into my pocket, and missed my handkerchief. I pursued the prisoner through the horseway of the Bar; I saw him jump on the fishmonger's bulk; I went up to him, and secured him; he denied it; afterwards he pulled it out of his breeches himself. (The handkerchief produced, and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been to a gentleman's house; I was coming home; I saw this handkerchief lay, one end of it on a shutter-place, the other on the ground; I pick'd it up, and went to a fishmonger's stall. This gentleman laid hold of me before I could say any thing. I am fourteen years old. I put it in my breeches because I had no pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-26-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My master, Mr. Wilson, is a pawn-broker in Salisbury-court. The prisoner brought this pannel saw (producing it) on Monday night the 1st of December. Mr. Case had been with me in the morning, so I stopt it. I asked him whose saw it was; he said it was his father's. He said his father was a carpenter. I told him, if it was his father's, to let him come for it. He was taken the next Saturday.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Mr. Case came to my master's house. I asked him if he would lend me a saw; he said he would. I went down to his shop, and he lent me the saw. He lives in the same house with my father. I have done some jobbs for him, and he for my master. I was very short of money, and I thought to raise a shilling on it, as my master was gone out, till he came home.</p>
<p>He called, in his defence,
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<p>143. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17720109-27-person291" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a merchant's watchman on the kays. I saw the prisoner, on the 12th of December, go to a frail of plumbs several times, and take out the plumbs. I went to him, and took hold of him. He begged me to let him go. The frail was almost empty. The frail held about half a hundred weight.</p>
<p>Q. Does the prisoner work on the kays?</p>
<p>Butler. No, he is nothing but a plunderer on the kays. I had spoke to him to go away several times.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not take the plumbs to make any property of them; I only took them to eat.</p>
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<p>144. (L.)
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<p>- Smith. I caught the prisoner pulling the scane of silk out of a bale at Gallay's ky; he threw the silk away; he had cut the bale open with a knife.</p>
<p>Q. How can a man have an opportunity to cut a bale of silk in the middle of the day?</p>
<p>Smith. He stooped down behind the bale to do it. The bale is the property of Mr.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>He did not take it out of my hand; he took it off from the ground; it was never in my hand. My friends are all in the country.</p>
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<persName id="t17720109-29-person306"> Elizabeth Talboy
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person308" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .</p>
<persName id="t17720109-29-person309"> Rebecca Tinley
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person309" type="given" value="Rebecca"/>
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person310" type="given" value="Margaret"/>
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person311" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; I lent her six shillings and six-pence on it; I did not ask her if it was her own; she had often pawned things before; she said she had damaged it by setting her foot upon it.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-29-person312"> John Dinmore
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer of Clerkenwell parish. Mrs. Talboy came to me on the 31st of December, and said she had been robbed. Flanagan and I went after the prisoner; he endeavoured to make his escape; he fell in the mud, so we secured him; then he wanted to be admitted an evidence.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the things in a bundle I saw lie under the window shutter. I desired
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<p>146. (L.)
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<persName id="t17720109-30-person318"> John Batson
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-30-off180 t17720109-30-crimeloc182"/>. My wife keeps a haberdasher's shop. This piece of ribband was lost out of my shop on the 24th of December. I know nothing of the transaction.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-30-person319"> Elizabeth Grey
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<interp inst="t17720109-30-person319" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-30-person319" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was in the shop between two and three o'clock. The prisoner came in and another person with her, and asked to see some ribbands. I shewed them a drawer of ribbands; the prisoner took up a ribband to look at, and then desired me to hand another ribband to her that was in the window; I shewed it her; she did not like it; she was going out, and I saw this piece of ribband in her apron. I said, young woman, you have a piece of ribband; she seemed confused, and said, no; it is a piece I bought at the next shop. I took it out of her apron, and I have no doubt but that it is the prosecutor's, it is one of the pieces I shewed her.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. She confessed before my lord-mayor, that she took the ribband.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have nothing to say.</p>
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<p>147. (M.)
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<persName id="t17720109-31-person324"> John Read
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<interp inst="t17720109-31-person324" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed that he was at the Royal Oak; that he gave the mistress of the house a nine-shilling piece to change; that she weighed it, and found it light; that he went to his lodgings to fetch a guinea; that he took it to the Cart and Horses; that after having been there some time he laid the guinea down on the table; that the prisoner came and snatched it up and ran away with it; that he found out where the prisoner lodged, but he had absconded; that he afterwards took him in company with byland; that the prisoner then confessed having stolen the guinea, and offered to pay it at so much per week.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never had the guinea, it was a-half-penny that I took up.</p>
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<p>148. (L.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-32-defend328 t17720109-32-deflabel193"/>, and was employed by Mr. Adams in the repairs of my house. A neighbour informed me that they had purchased four pieces of brass, which they thought were mine. When I inspected them I thought they belonged to me. I took them home and examined them with the pattern, I had more reason then to believe that they belonged to me. I did not at that time know who sold them, but I desired them if the person should offer more goods of that sort to stop him. I was informed in December, that there were more goods offered by a woman, who represented herself to be this man's wife, upon which I took up the prisoner; he at first
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177201090021"/> denied it; afterwards he owned before his master, that he had taken the four pieces of brass out of the warehouse that was even with a garret, where he had been mending a floor. There was a large quantity of these sort of pieces lay in this warehouse; they are sockets for warming pans. He said before my lord-mayor, that he found them under the floor in the garret, and looked upon them to be his perquisites.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-32-person332" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . These four pieces of brass were sold to me, on the 7th of November, by
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<interp inst="t17720109-32-person333" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who said afterwards that she was the prisoner's wife.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-32-person334"> Levi Moses
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<interp inst="t17720109-32-person334" type="given" value="Levi"/>
<interp inst="t17720109-32-person334" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner first denied having any knowledge of the brass, but after he was confronted by
<persName id="t17720109-32-person335"> Elizabeth Beaver
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<interp inst="t17720109-32-person335" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , he owned he had given them to her to sell, and that she was innocent.</p>
<p>- Adams, the prisoner's master, deposed that he heard the prisoner say he found them under the boards in the front garret, but did not hear him confess any thing farther.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was employed to relay this floor; there was a great deal of rubbish, in taking out of which I found several pieces of old brass; I thought they were trifles; I did not know but that they had been there many years.</p>
<p>He called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>Q. from the jury to the prosecutor. Had the room that was new floored been used by you as a warehouse?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No, never.</p>
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<p>149. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17720109-33-off196" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing a cotton gown </rs>. ||</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-33-off196 t17720109-33-victim339"/> </persName> . I live in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-33-off196 t17720109-33-crimeloc197"/>. I was big with child. On the 25th of September I employed the prisoner to make some child-bed linen. She robbed me the second week after she came of the things mentioned in the indictment, while I was gone out about some business. I missed them as soon as I came home. I had mentioned the case to Mr. Venables, who meeting her about a month afterwards in Newgate-street, secured her. She confessed the fact, and gave me directions to the pawn-broker's, where I found my things.</p>
<persName id="t17720109-33-person340"> John Vennables
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>150. (L.)
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<persName id="t17720109-34-person346"> Jeremiah Hart
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-34-off200 t17720109-34-crimeloc202"/> on the 12th of December. While I was standing in the crowd, I felt my handkerchief going out of my pocket. I turned round short, and caught the handkerchief in her hand.</p>
<p>- Pain. I was going that way with some persons. I saw the prisoner with the prosecutor's handkerchief in her hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I picked it up under my feet.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>151. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720109-35-off205" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> ripping, cutting, and stealing ninety-eight pounds of lead, value 14 s. the said lead being affixed to a certain empty house </rs>, the property of
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<p>- Bannister. I live in the
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<p>Q. How do you think he got up?</p>
<p>Bannister. By the wateredge of the next house.</p>
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<p>I went to find a place to sleep in. I took this bag up, not knowing what it was. I had not been a-top of the house.</p>
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