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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177202190001"/>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 Wednesday the 19th, Thursday the 20th, Friday the 21st, Saturday the 22d, Monday the 24th, and Tuesday the 25th of FEBRUARY, 1772.
<p>In the Twelfth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, Being the Third 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 *, +, ||, ++, and ~, 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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<interp inst="t17720219-1-person36" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had been up to Middlerow, Holborn, on the 25th of last month. Coming back about three o'clock, I went into the Horse-shoe, a public house in Holborn. I saw there the prisoner, the accomplice, and another who is not taken, they were drinking together; while I was drinking my beer, they asked me where I was going; I said, to Leaden-hall. They asked me to drink with them. They said they were going that way, and asked me if we should have a coach among us. I said, I did not mind it much. One went into Smithfield and ordered a coach, and instead of going to Leaden-hall, they carried me up Long-lane and into Goswell-street, and from thence to the Duke's-head at Islington. I said we were going wrong; they said, No, it all came into one road. Then they brought me back to the old Sun-dial just by Swan-alley; there we went in and had a pot of beer, which I paid for; it was then between six and seven o'clock. The woman of the house would have had me lay there that night. They said, I came in with them, and should go with them; when we came to that house they sent the coach away.</p>
<p>Q. Who paid for the coach?</p>
<p>Gates. It cost me a pot of beer and six-pence. After we had drank a pot of beer, we came out of that house; as soon as I got out of the door they said, this is your way, pointing down the Rope-walk,
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<p>Q. Did you call out when they robbed you?</p>
<p>Gates. I durst not; I was afraid of my life.</p>
<p>Q. What had you in your purse?</p>
<p>Gates. Fourteen shillings within a few half-pence; I had counted it about two or three hours before.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the prisoner was one of them?</p>
<p>Gates. Yes.</p>
<p>Gates. Was you sober?</p>
<p>Gates. I had drank a little, but I was sober.</p>
<p>Court. Consider, this is a heavy charge you bring against these people; are you very certain the prisoner is one of them?</p>
<p>Gates. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What place is this rope-walk? is it a thoroughfare?</p>
<p>Gates. Yes. I ran after them, and called out, Stop thief! but they got out of my sight presently. I met only a man and a woman there.</p>
<p>Q. You was sober enough to run?</p>
<p>Gates. Yes; and I had a hand-basket upon my arm, that I had carried some sowls in from my master.</p>
<p>Q. Why did the woman want you to lay at the alehouse?</p>
<p>Gates. She would have me lie there, because she thought I was in bad company, as I was a countryman.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Gates. In Essex.</p>
<p>Q. Are you not pretty well acquainted with London streets?</p>
<p>Gates. I have been at Leadenhall-market, but I am not much acquainted with London.</p>
<p>Q. Had you pulled your purse out while you was in their company?</p>
<p>Gates. Yes, I had, to pay my reckoning.</p>
<p>Jonathan Shilcock. The prisoner, his brother John and I were drinking at the Horse-shoe and Chequer on Snow-hill, we had two pints of beer before the prosecutor came in; he called for a pint of beer, and asked me to drink. He said, he liked a good hearty fellow; that he had got 8 s. in his pocket, and if we had a mind to go and have a frolick, he would spend it upon us. He told me he had a cart in Whitechapel or Leadenhall-market; I said, he had best go through Smithfield. He was in liquor, and did not care to walk, so we went all together to Smithfield; there we took a coach. We ordered the coachman to stop at the Black Horse in Long-lane, and I think we had a pot of beer. There was one
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<p>Q. You said he paid for the pot of beer and other things?</p>
<p>Shilcock. He did not pay his share; we had liquor at other houses which he did not pay towards; we all got about him and held him, I can't say which held him; there was the prisoner, his brother, Sweatman, and myself.</p>
<p>Q. Was he pushed down?</p>
<p>Shilcock. No; he was pushed up against the wall; there was a hole in the bottom of his purse, and a shilling or so might drop out; there was 9 s. 6 d. I believe, and a bad shilling in the purse; they held him while I took the purse out of his pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see his money at any time before this?</p>
<p>Shilcock. Yes, I saw him pull his purse out at the Duke's Head at Islington. When I took his purse, I told the other three to come to me at the Magpie, Clerkenwell, to share the money.</p>
<p>Q. Did Gates pursue you?</p>
<p>Shilcock. I saw no more of him till I was taken the next morning, near Hicks's-hall; I surrendered myself to the watchman. We shared the money among us at the Magpie, Clerkenwell-green.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-1-person41" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Shilcock went into a house where Croft's mother lives. The prisoner dropt something in the street; I was near him with my lanthorn. He said, D - n you, shew me a light. I did, and he picked up what he had dropt; then I seized him and took him to the watch-house. In about half an hour the man that was robbed came down, and said they were the persons that robbed him.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prosecutor sober?</p>
<p>Plato. Yes, very sober. We watched at the house in the morning, and
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I don't know what I did; I was quite in liquor; it cost me four or five shillings that day. I could have had some friends here if I had expected my trial to come on.</p>
<p>Q. to Plato. How was the prisoner as to sobriety?</p>
<p>Plato. Not in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. How was the prisoner when you took him?</p>
<p>Plato. He was sober.</p>
<p>Q. Was any thing found upon him?</p>
<p>Plato. He was searched, as I am informed, but nothing was found upon him.</p>
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<p>193. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-2-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a piece-broker in Bedfordbury, deposed that he bought some twist of the prisoner, who used to buy things at his shop. (The twist produced, which the prosecutor compared with his sample, and swore it was his property.)</p>
<p>Davis deposed further, that he bought the silk before the prosecutor sent him a warning about it; and that he gave 31 s. 6 d. for it. The prosecutor said that it cost him 3 l. 1 s. 6 d.</p>
<p>The Court severely reprimanded Davis for his conduct in purchasing goods at half their value.</p>
<p>- Teage, who is a taylor and piece-broker in Bedfordbury, deposed that he offered some silk to him for sale; that suspecting it was stolen, he stopt it; that the prisoner went away to bring the person of whom he bought it; that then he went and informed Mr. Walker of the circumstance, who came to his shop, where he saw the prisoner.</p>
<p>The prisoner said in his defence, that he gave a man a guinea and half for the twist at a public house, but that he had not seen him since. He called two people, who gave him a good character, but could not tell where he worked.</p>
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<p>194. (M.)
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<p>195 (M.)
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<p>The tools produced and deposed to by Ferguson and Edwards.</p>
<p>The prisoner in his defence said, that he bought the tools in his shop.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>196. (L.)
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<p>197. (L.)
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<p>He pretended to be ignorant, and said, we had dropt them there ourselves: they broke the square the handkerchiefs lay against the window; the shop was not shut up, it being Saturday night; there were five or six parcels; upon searching I found three parcels missing from the windows, there were the makers marks upon them; by the marks and the pattern, I believe them to be my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-6-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I carry coals for a coal shed in Houndsditch; I was going by the prosecutor's, and I saw the prisoner and another standing under Mr. Caley's window; I had about forty yards to go; they were standing there when I came back; the prisoner stared me in the face; I heard a pane crack, and I saw them draw something out of the window; and they run up Church Row; I told Mr. Caley; so he went after them, and brought back the prisoner; he is the same man that I saw under the window; I saw Mr. Caley's Sister take one parcel out of his apron and two other parcels lay right under his feet, there were no parcels there before he was brought in.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-6-person79"> Nancy Caley
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<interp inst="t17720219-6-person79" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . When the prisoner was brought back into my brother's shop, I saw one parcel of handkerchiefs drop out of his lap as he stood in the middle of the shop; his apron was tuck'd up; after that I saw another parcel in his apron, which was searched. The handkerchiefs laid quite in view. I took them out of his apron. I suppose the other parcels had dropt before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-6-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I sold a quantity of such goods as these to Mr. Caley; here is my hand writing upon this piece; I sold it to Mr. Caley.</p>
<p>The prisoner in his defence said, he pick'd the handkerchiefs up in the street, he call'd his mother who said he had behaved very well to her.</p>
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<p>198 (L.)
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-7-defend82 t17720219-7-punish34"/> B </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>199, 200. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-8-defend89" type="given" value="SARAH"/>
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<interp inst="t17720219-8-off35" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<interp inst="t17720219-8-victim93" type="given" value="Robert"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-8-off35 t17720219-8-cd36"/>, about the hour of seven in the night, and stealing one silver quart mug, value 6 l. and two silver pint mugs, value 40 s. the property of
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<p>201, 202. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-9-off38" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<interp inst="t17720219-9-victim99" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-9-off38 t17720219-9-victim99"/> </persName> , privately in his shop </rs>,
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-9-off38 t17720219-9-cd39"/>. +</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-9-verdict40" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>203, 204. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-10-off41" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-10-off41" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two steal springs, value 21 s. and six stay brass irons, value 6 s. </rs> the property of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-10-off41 t17720219-10-cd42"/>.</p>
<p>The witnesses were called, but did not appear.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-10-verdict43" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>204, 205. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-11-off44" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-11-off44" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a linen gown, value 2 s. a stuff gown, value 2 s.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-11-victim110 t17720219-11-viclabel45"/>,
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-11-off44 t17720219-11-cd46"/>. ++</p>
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<p>206. (M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-12-off49 t17720219-12-cd50"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17720219-12-person115"> Edward Coles
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-12-victim114 t17720219-12-viclabel51"/>. The prisoner was at his house on the first of February, when he lost the pots mentioned in the indictment.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-12-person116"> Isaac Main
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<interp inst="t17720219-12-person116" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who was drinking in the prosecutor's house, deposed that he saw something under the prisoner's cloak, which he turned aside, and took from her the pots mentioned in the indictment, which were produced, and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>The prisoner in her defence said, she was going to carry the pots home.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-12-verdict53" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d. </rs>
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<p>207. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-13-off55" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-13-off55 t17720219-13-cd56"/>.</p>
<rs id="t17720219-13-verdict57" type="verdictDescription">
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<p>208. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-14-off58" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-14-off58" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing three ounces of white hand silk, value 6 s. </rs> the property of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-14-off58 t17720219-14-cd59"/>. ++</p>
<p>Eliz. Resin. I am a silk-weaver, and work for Mr. Gammage; I employed the prisoner in winding hand silk; I was ill on Jan. 8th; I laid down upon the bed, and my girl came and informed me that the prisoner had put some work into her pocket; I got up and taxed her with it, and my girl took out of her bosom about three ounces; (the silk produced and deposed to) it is what I had to work for Mr. Gammage.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-14-person125"> Mary Lidden
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<interp inst="t17720219-14-person125" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> deposed, that she saw the prisoner put the silk in her bosom, which she informed her mistress of.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-14-person126"> Mary Lawrence
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<interp inst="t17720219-14-person126" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , deposed that she took the silk out of the prisoner's bosom.</p>
<p>The prisoner in her defence said, she was almost seventy years old; and that she was sorry for what she had done.</p>
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<p>209. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-15-victim130 t17720219-15-viclabel64"/>, and lives in Wood's-close, deposed that the prisoner was a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-15-defend128 t17720219-15-deflabel65"/> to him two months ago; that he came to ask for work; that he missed several bundles of rods; that he searched the prisoner's room, where he found two entire bundles, and a third he was at work upon; that they were a particular sort of goods, by which he was enabled to swear to them; that the prisoner cried, and said he was willing to make any restitution.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-15-person132"> Stephen Kemshead
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<interp inst="t17720219-15-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, that he was present when the rods were found, and that the prisoner confessed the fact.</p>
<p>The prisoner in his defence said, that he bought the rods of a man in Smithfield. He called eight witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>210. (M.)
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<persName id="t17720219-16-person137"> Sarah Penrose
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<interp inst="t17720219-16-person137" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-16-person137" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to
<persName id="t17720219-16-person138"> William Pen
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<interp inst="t17720219-16-person138" type="given" value="William"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-16-off68 t17720219-16-crimeloc70"/>; I went out and left the things mentioned in the indictment in my box, when I came back again I missed my box.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-16-person139"> John Heley
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<interp inst="t17720219-16-person139" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-16-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prosecutor made a complaint to me that she had lost some wearing apparel; she desired me to go with her to Westminster; a girl gave me an information where the prisoner's mother lived. I went there; I knocked at the door, the prisoner opened it; but before she opened it, I heard something moving in the room. I told her she must go along with me, for she had committed a robbery; she burst out a crying and begged for mercy. I looked round and saw this box. (Producing it.)</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. This is my box, and here are some of my clothes in it now. Sir
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<interp inst="t17720219-16-person140" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> gave me some of them to wear.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177202190008"/>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am an unfortunate girl; I lodged at this house; it is a very bad house; I had not been long come out of the Magdalen-house. The woman of the house and another girl swore they would put me into gaol if I did not get money for them. The other girl told me to go home to my mother's, and take the box with me. Miller's husband was capitally convicted a sessions or two ago.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutrix. What people live at this house?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I don't know; I was recommended to lodge there when I came to town.</p>
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<p>211. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-17-off73" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing five linen table cloths, value 10 s. one gold ring, value 6 s. one pair of gold earrings, value 1 s. one linen handkerchief, val. 1 s. one pair of cotton stockings, value 1 s. and one child's dimity robe, value 2 s. </rs> the property of
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<persName id="t17720219-17-person145"> Francis Swingood
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<interp inst="t17720219-17-person145" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-17-person145" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of January I missed a table cloth, a pair of gold wires, and a white apron, which were pledged on January 11. Upon enquiry of Mr. Keates, he produced three table cloths, a child's gown, and a white apron. Then I enquired of Mr. Renshaw in Russel-street; he produced a table cloth, the gold wires, and a white handkerchief; they informed me they had taken them in of the prisoner; he went to Mr. Renshaw's about a fortnight afterwards, and he secured him.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-17-person146"> Henry Renshaw
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<persName id="t17720219-17-person147"> John Keates
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<interp inst="t17720219-17-person147" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> produced three table cloths, a child's gown and a white apron, which he deposed were pawned to him by the prisoner by the name of Brown, on the 30th of January, all which were deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>The prisoner said in his defence, he found in Drury-lane the things mentioned in the indictment, tyed up in a bundle. He called five witnesses, some of whom had known him a considerable time, who all gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>212. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-18-off77 t17720219-18-cd78"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17720219-18-person152"> Joseph Gilbert
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<interp inst="t17720219-18-person152" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-18-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the prosecutor, deposed that going along
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-18-off77 t17720219-18-crimeloc79"/> on the 17th of January, between ten and eleven o'clock, he felt a hand in his pocket; that he turned round, and saw the prisoner have his handkerchief in his hand; that he saw him give it to a woman; that when he secured him, the prisoner offered to make him satisfaction for his handkerchief.</p>
<p>- Dennison, who was in company with the prosecutor, confirmed this evidence.</p>
<p>The prisoner in his defence said, that he did not take the handkerchief; and that the prosecutor offered him 2 s. to make it up.</p>
<p>He called
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<interp inst="t17720219-18-person154" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who had known him, the first, four or five years, the other, two or three, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>213. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-19-off82 t17720219-19-cd83"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17720219-19-person159"> Philip Masey
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<interp inst="t17720219-19-person159" type="given" value="Philip"/>
<interp inst="t17720219-19-person159" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-19-off82 t17720219-19-crimeloc84"/> about seven o'clock on the 18th of February. I felt something in my pocket; I turned round, and saw the prisoner and another lad behind me; the prisoner had my handkerchief in his hand; I secured him, then he dropt my handkerchief.</p>
<p>(The handkerchief produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>The prisoner in his defence said that the other boy might drop it, but that he knew nothing of it.</p>
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<p>214. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-20-off87 t17720219-20-cd88"/>. ++</p>
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<p>215. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-21-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing in my master's back shop on the 21st of January; the prisoner came in and took two pair of shoes off the shelf; I immediately ran after him and cried out, Stop thief! when I came up to him, he threw the shoes into the dirt. (The shoes produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
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<p>I had been in the shop before, cheapening some shoes; I came in again afterwards, and took the shoes from the shelf, and I threw the money down upon the counter.</p>
<p>Q. to Poyner. Is that true?</p>
<p>Poyner. It is not.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-22-off94 t17720219-22-victim174"/> </persName> did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and stealing from his person a watch in a shagreen case, value 40 s. and two guineas and 6 s. in money numbered, the property of the said James </rs>,
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720219-22-off94 t17720219-22-crimeloc96"/>, on the 12th of December; four men came out upon me from behind the bank at the side of the road; they caught my horse's bridle, and demanded my watch and money. I said, I would give them my money, but I was not willing to part with my watch. The prisoner said, if I did not give both, he would shoot me dead, or blow my brains out, or words to that purpose.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a night was it?</p>
<p>Haysom. A moon-light night. The prisoner stood by my side at my horse's head; Collins was behind me, and Tudor was on my left side. I gave them two guineas, I believe, and a half guinea, and 6 or 8 s. in silver. The prisoner felt up my thigh for my watch; he could not easily get it out; he said if I did not pull it out myself, he would instantly blow my brains out. I am a messenger; I was going to Mr. Stevens at the Admiralty.</p>
<p>Q. How did you know their names?</p>
<p>Haysom. Collins turned evidence. I have never seen my watch or money since. After I had delivered my watch and money, Collins said, D - n him, blow his brains out. The prisoner said, D - n you, what would you have? he has behaved like a gentleman, and delivered up his all; you shan't hurt him; and gave me a shilling to pay the turnpike. I refused the money at first, but afterwards I thought it was most prudent to take it.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Whether you swore positive to me at Sir
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<p>Haysom. No; I only said, I believed him to be the man; I never swore positive to him before, but I am sure he is the man; I should have been glad to have made him an evidence; for I had no intent to hurt him, because I believe he saved my life.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did not you say at Sir
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<p>Haysom. No; but I did make use of that expression in the court, on Parker's tryal, he standing farther off.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-22-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a journeyman smith; I saw the prisoner pick Mr. Nailor's pocket; I secured him, and Mr. Nailor and I took him to Sir
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<interp inst="t17720219-22-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Hope in Bow-street, Westminster; the prisoner used my house; he confessed to me of twenty robberies he had committed.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was at another place at the time the robbery was committed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-22-person181" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him twelve years; he drives a jack-ass, and he used to go with horses to Smithfield; he had a good character for all that I know.</p>
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<p>217. (M.)
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177202190010"/> confess. I said, tell me what it is: then he confessed that he took three guineas, seven half guineas, three quarter guineas and a moidore out of my drawer. I called in
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<p>Q. Was his confession taken down in writing, and signed by him?</p>
<p>Hill. He did not sign any thing; he said he could not be easy till he came back to me.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say whether he took it all at one time, or at separate times;</p>
<p>Hill. All at once. He had got a quantity of new clothes, which he said he had bought with the money.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know how he opened the drawer?</p>
<p>Hill. I suppose he put a knife in and pushed back the bolt of the lock.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have nothing to say for myself. I did not break the drawer open; the key was in the drawer.</p>
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<p>118. (M.)
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<p>All the goods mentioned in the indictment were produced, and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>The prisoner in her defence said, her master had given her the things, which the prosecutor denied, but said she had behaved very well before committing this fact, and believed she did it at the instigation of another servant, and recommended her to the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>223. (M.)
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<p>224. 225. (M.)
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<p>- Fletcher. I was on duty at Somerset-house on the 22d of January, and was stationed at the back of the Savoy. I saw two men, between ten and eleven o'clock at night at the water-side; I challenged them; they ran away at first; then one said to the other, D - n it, it is only the sentry. Then they came back; they passed me, and went among the craft. I know one to be Hart. I went back to my post, and in five minutes time the same two men came up, each had a sack on his shoulder; they went up towards the Strand; I followed them to the steps that went up to the Strand; Hart called me by my name. I said, I don't know you. He said, D - n it, don't you know Will. Hart? then I recollected it was a man I had been at a trial with. I gave information of it to Mr. Smith; in consequence of that, Hart was taken up; at first he denied it, afterwards he confessed that he and Field stole the oats, and sold them to a baker in St. Ann's-lane, Westminster.</p>
<p>The constable confirmed this evidence respecting the confession, and that they sold the oats and some sacks at the baker's, but that the sacks had no marks.</p>
<p>Hart's Defence.</p>
<p>I am innocent; if I confessed any thing, it was when I was very much in liquor.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>226. (M.)
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<p>226, 227. (M.)
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<p>228. (M.)
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<p>Q. Are you certain that you lost two pair of shoes?</p>
<p>Smith. Yes; I am certain I lost two pair. I searched for the piece of glass, but could not find it. I saw no more of West that night. Then I went to the pawnbrokers, and informed them how I was robbed, and desired them to stop the shoes if they should be offered.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-34-person263" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prosecutor came to me on the 20th of January, and informed me he had been robbed of two pair of shoes. On the Tuesday following a woman came to my shop with the shoes Mr. Smith had desired me to stop. I told her, I must stop her. She said, she had them of one West. She went away, and West came, and said he bought them in Rosemary-lane, for 3 s. 6 d. I told him I would enquire of Mr. Smith, before I delivered the shoes to him; and that if he, Mr. Smith, did not claim them, he should have them the next morning. The prisoner went away.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Was the shop door shut?</p>
<p>Smith. Yes; but I took no particular notice of the window at that time, as my attention was fixed upon West.</p>
<p>White. West came again, and Kirk with him; but Kirk said nothing about the shoes.</p>
<p>Smith. When Kirk was before the Justice, he had a pair of pumps on, which I am positive are my property; they were remarkably thin; they were made to go abroad. I generally sell them for 5 s. 6 d. but they are not worth a shilling for this country's wear.</p>
<p>West's Defence.</p>
<p>I am a sailor. I happened to meet an old clothes-man in Rosemary-lane. I was going to sea again, and wanted some things; so I bought these shoes of him.</p>
<p>Kirk's Defence.</p>
<p>I am a cabinet-maker; I changed a pair of shoes with a shop-mate for these shoes. I told the Justice, if he would give me till Monday, I could find the man; but he committed me.</p>
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<p>233. (M)
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<p>Q. How could you distinguish that they were prizes?</p>
<p>Rooke. There was an L, a figure of 2, and an o, wrote in ink. After they had desired me to stop this girl, they wanted me to let them out. I said, No; having stopt her, I will stop you all; I will send for Mr. Noakes to take charge of you. The two women frequented the house before I kept it; they sold fish about, and paid their way very well; one of the sisters owes me a score now. I never heard any thing bad of them till this affair.</p>
<p>Court. Nor of Gordon, nor the boys, I dare say?</p>
<p>Rooke. No farther than frequenting my house.</p>
<p>Q. Was your house frequented by a great deal of such company as that?</p>
<p>Rooke. It was frequented by such company as that before I kept it.</p>
<p>Court. I hope the Justices have taken away your licence.</p>
<p>Rooke. It is already taken away. I can't help my house being bad.</p>
<p>Court. No; it is not the house that is bad; it is the keeper of it that is bad.</p>
<p>Rooke. The boys said, it was a pretty thing for them to run the hazard of their lives for it; and they would, sooner than she should have it, go and lay an information before Sir
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<interp inst="t17720219-36-person285" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's room; and they said she had gone away with a 50 l. note, and they would have her if possible; and they desired me to detain the other sister till she came. They looked over some papers, and among the rest they mentioned a 50 l. note.</p>
<p>Q. Did the boys say what these papers were?</p>
<p>Rooke. No, they did not; they brought some back into my house again.</p>
<p>Q. How old is Gordon?</p>
<p>Rooke. I believe twenty-one or twenty-two; that is. Jennings.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know how old the boys are?</p>
<p>Rooke. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-36-person286" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The night the gentleman was robbed, I being a constable of St. Martin's parish, a person came and said I was wanted at the Oak in Thieving-lane. I went there; there were the three men and boys;
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<interp inst="t17720219-36-person287" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> the evidence took me down to St. Anne's-lane, where Mitchel and Graham lived; they told me the pocket-book was burnt. The evidence gave me a lottery ticket, which he said dropt out of the pocket-book, when they opened it in Covent-Garden. I raked among the ashes, and found some bits of a pocket-book, (producing them.) The prosecutor said, part appeared like a rivet to the pocket-book, and part of an opera ticket. They said that Miller was with them, and had got the pocket-book; she was taken next day.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know it was Graham's apartment?</p>
<p>Noakes. The landlord said it was hers.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-36-person290" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was standing by; we were all together under the piazza's at Govent-Garden, it was about ten at night. Smith went to pick the gentleman's pocket; he came back, and said there was nothing but a pocket-book. We sent him back again, and he brought the pocket-book. I believe the gentleman had come from the play-house; it was just at the corner, coming out across the way. He brought it behind his coat; we took it from him, and went into Govent-garden market with it; we opened it; we saw some notes in it, and a locket fell out, that Mr. Noakes has; there is a true-lover's knot to it; I took it up, and put it into my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. How many went into the market to examine it?</p>
<p>Kenney. All of us. Gordon said, give it me; I said, I will keep it myself; I put it in my pocket. He said, let's go to Westminster. We went to the Oak in Thieving-lane. Gordon saw Graham at the Hope, and we all went with her; she opened the pocket-book, and saw some silver instruments in it, and she pulled out two lottery tickets. Upon searching farther, she said to Gordon, here is a 50 l. bank note; come and kiss me, my dear. The gentleman said there was a 25 l. note; I did not see that.
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<p>Q. How long have you been in this way?</p>
<p>Kenney. Not long; I was a porter before, and worked very hard.</p>
<p>Q. What had Michener to do in it?</p>
<p>Kenney. She only fetched a candle, and was in the room at the same time.</p>
<p>Q. Does any body lodge with Graham?</p>
<p>Kenney. Yes, Michener.</p>
<p>Q. from Jennings. Where was I when the pocket-book was taken?</p>
<p>Kenney. About ten yards behind.</p>
<p>Q. Had Birch any thing to do with it?</p>
<p>Kenney. No; he was under the gate-way.</p>
<p>Q. And went afterwards to the Hope with you?</p>
<p>Kenney. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. He went out of pure love then; had nothing to do with it?</p>
<p>Kenney. Yes; out of pure love.</p>
<p>Court. Do you usually let those into your secrets to see what prizes you have, that have not been concerned in the business?</p>
<p>Kenney. I have not been long used to this way.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-36-person292" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> and her sister there; I heard a disturbance about this note. I asked Graham several times, if she knew any thing of it; and she said, she did not. I believe if she had known any thing of it, she would have told me, that is all I know of it.</p>
<p>Court. And did you tell just this story before Sir
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<p>Miller. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you tell Sir John, that you was at Graham's lodgings when the boys were there?</p>
<p>Miller. No.</p>
<p>Q. And was not you there?</p>
<p>Miller. No.</p>
<p>Court. I fancy they expected you was able to tell us more of it than you have done.</p>
<p>Miller. I said the same at first as I do now.</p>
<p>Q. I understood from Kenney, that you was at Graham's lodgings?</p>
<p>Kenney. It was her sister Michener.</p>
<p>Q. Have you been in custody about it?</p>
<p>Miller. I was taken up about it at first; but the evidence cleared me.</p>
<p>Q. Who was at the Hope when you was there?</p>
<p>Miller. All the prisoners at the bar were there.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Are you able to identify these notes?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I received them at the Bank the day I lost them. I had an account of the numbers the day after I lost them, of a clerk.</p>
<p>Q. Is that clerk here?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No.</p>
<p>Jennings's Defence.</p>
<p>I was in the Hope drinking a pint of beer, when Mr. Noakes came in and took me into custody. I am innocent of it; I was not near Covent-Garden; nor was I ever at Graham's lodgings; I do n't know where she lives.</p>
<p>Birch's Defence.</p>
<p>I happened to meet with Kenney and
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<p>Smith's Defence.</p>
<p>I went down to the Hope with two or three apprentices; two lads were selling some handkerchiefs to Mr. Rooke; I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>Graham's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been out with oranges to the public houses; I came to Mr. Rooke's; he used to lend me money to go to market. I am innocent of it.</p>
<p>Michener's Defence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-38-person302" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came into our house after his uncle; he was crying: he began abusing my husband, and said he would lay him on his own fire and burn him, and he hit his head against the wall. There was liquor left to pay: he would not pay it, and went away. He went out, I desired my husband to shut the windows: then the prisoner came back, and said he would push my husband's head in the dunghill: he hit him, and when he pushed him down the second time, his leg caught in the drain, and broke; which was the cause of his death. He ran at him, as if he was going to hit him again, and threatened that he would hit him; but did not: he died of a mortification in his leg.</p>
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<p>On his cross-examination he said the prisoner came to the deceased's house for his uncle; that he said he had been knocked down by some villains, who had bruised his finger, and had threatened his life; he said that the deceased was not a quarrelsome man.</p>
<p>Mr. Corson the surgeon deposed that the fracture in the deceased's leg was the cause of his death.</p>
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<p>" John James, who was with the prisoner, confirmed the last evidence, but represented it as if the deceased fell merely by accident."</p>
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<p>Q. How do you know the prisoner is one?</p>
<p>Matthews. It was light enough for us to see they walked close by me; It was about five in the evening; they walked close by the chaise. The other had a pistol, I did not see that the prisoner had any thing. They robbed me of a guinea. I went and made an information next morning at Sir
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<interp inst="t17720219-39-person316" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's. There were about twenty people in the office. Mr. Leigh asked me, if I thought I should know the other person that was concerned with Lewis; he bid me see if I could point him out. I looked round, and challenged the prisoner immediately.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your oath, did no body describe him, nor point him out to you?</p>
<p>Matthews. No. - And Lewis, that was convicted, he was among all the people that were there about Sir
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<p>Q. Are you very sure he was the man?</p>
<p>Matthews. Yes; they both went by the side of the chaise. Then they turned back, and the prisoner came by me again, and run to the horses head, and the other claped a pistol to me. They did not use me with any violence. I did not see arms on the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. What business are you?</p>
<p>Matthews. I am a horse-dealer, and keep the Grey hound in Holborn. I beg to recommend the prisoner for mercy, as he did not use me with any violence.</p>
<p>Q. From the prisoner. Did you ever see me before the time you was robbed?</p>
<p>Matthews. No.</p>
<p>Q. From the prisoner. Whether you did not come last Wednesday to Newgate to Lewis, and asked him whether he knew me, and gave him a shilling?</p>
<p>Matthews. I had signed a petition for Lewis to his Majesty, to beg that he might be transported for life. I went up to the gate, and said I have got the other man; he said yes, I hear he is in prison some where, but I don't know much of him.</p>
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<p>I am as innocent as the child unborn. I know nothing about this Lewis. I am a soldier in the first regiment of guards. I was sick for above twenty weeks before the prosecutor was robbed. I was at the hospital in Petty France.</p>
<p>Q. From the Jury to the prosecutor. It must be dark between five and six o'clock; was it not?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Day light was gone. There was
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<p>242. 243. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-40-person324" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoners came to my shop on the 23d of January; they had been there once before; after they were gone I missed some ribbon. I sent my maid after them, and they were brought back to my shop. Presently I missed my watch from the place where it hung; we searched the prisoners; and at last we found the watch concealed in a hole in the lining of
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<p>"The constable, who was present when the watch was found, confirmed this evidence."</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-40-person334" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to my shop on the 20th of January, and bought three yards of ribbon. Soon after they were gone, I missed a piece of blue ribbon, and a piece of rose-colloured pink. On the 23d they came again, and asked if I had any more of the same ribbon that they bought before. I told them I had not: Then Davis asked for some black ribbon; I pulled out a drawer, and shewed her some; the drawer was of the inside the counter, and opened towards me; presently after, Smith threw a long red cloak over a drawer that was in the window. I suspected she had took something; and when they were gone, I missed some ribbon. I sent my servant,
<persName id="t17720219-40-person335"> Emelia Cary
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<interp inst="t17720219-40-person335" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , after them, and bid her tell them that I had found some of the ribbon that they had asked for. She came back, and told me, that they said they would call another time; I sent her after them again, and the maid got assistance, and brought them back. They went into the parlour; Davis wanted to go into another room, but I would not let her. When Davis got up she left two pieces of ribbon belonging to me in the chair she had sat in.</p>
<p>Q. from Davis. Was there not a black cloak in the chair?</p>
<p>Howard. Yes; but the ribbon was upon the cloak. I sent for a constable, and I delivered the prisoners into his custody.</p>
<p>Davis. There was a woman in the room; it is very likely she left the ribbon in the chair.</p>
<p>Howard. There was not any body in the room till after the ribbon was found.</p>
<persName id="t17720219-40-person336"> Amelia Cary
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<p>"The prisoners in their defence said, they were quite innocent of the charge."</p>
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<p>244. 245. 246. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17720219-42-person353" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep Penny's Folly in Islington-road, facing the Reservoir. The prisoner and three more men came into my house on Monday morning the 4th of March about a quarter after eight o'clock, they asked for some hot wine. I made a quart hot, and lighted a fire in the room fronting the road. They asked for breakfast, which was got. They had two or three more quarts of wine after that, and paid for every thing as they had it in.</p>
<p>Q. Had they any boxes?</p>
<p>Lloyd. No; One went out to fetch a horse; which of them I can't tell. In about a quarter or half an hour the horse came to the door. I offered to put the horse in my stable, which they refused, and said, perhaps they might not stay ten minutes, or perhaps they might dine. They were consulting backwards and forwards, sometimes one, sometimes two were out together. Presently I heard the found of gold. I went in to see if they were gaming, but I could not perceive that they were. One man and Hopkins went out together; when they had been out about four or five minutes, the other two came to me and said if the gentlemen came and enquired for him he desired I would tell them they were gone to the Brown-Bear in Smithfield. I forgot to mention that I saw one box opened, and I saw some lace in it; it was such a box as these.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who brought them?</p>
<p>Lloyd. I did not take notice. The man that told me that went out and the prisoner took the wallets off the table, and put them across the horse; the boxes were in the wallet. I held the horse, and he went down the road very easy; my house is built fifty feet from the road. I went as far as the road for a fight, and came back very gently.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any part of the conversation, when the four men were in the room?</p>
<p>Lloyd. No; I heard no talk about the lace. I lifted it up at the end and saw it was lace, while the four men were in the room. I was no sooner come in doors, than Hopkins came back and enquired what was become of the gentlemen? I told him they were gone to the Brown-Bear in Smithfield; the prisoner rode upon the horse. I did not observe which way the other went.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who brought the boxes into the house?</p>
<p>Lloyd. I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. Then the prisoner might bring them for what you know?</p>
<p>Lloyd. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You heard no noise or disturbance in the room?</p>
<p>Lloyd. No; only once; as I said, I heard the sound of gold; when I went in, all was quiet.</p>
<p>Q. Any person there might have purchased the boxes for what you know?</p>
<p>Lloyd. I looked upon them to be companions together.</p>
<p>Q. You don't know that these are the boxes?</p>
<p>Lloyd. No; they were such boxes as these.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-42-person354" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Queen-street in the Borrough; Hopkins came to me, and told me, that such and such people had won some lace. Mrs. Cooper gave me information where it was. She mentioned one Langley; we went and searched his house. Bradshaw was taken up for receiving of it, and was bail'd; the constable and I found one empty box at Mr. Langle's; I staid at the house while the constable went for two boxes.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember Hopkins coming to you, and telling you he had left some lace? I
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<p>Holloway. He said he had lost a sum of money to the tune of 100 l. He had a warrant; he swore one Mrs. Cooper robbed him. We took her before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mean cash or lace?</p>
<p>Holloway. He did not say which.</p>
<p>Q. Did Hopkins say any thing about the prisoner?</p>
<p>Holloway. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-42-person355" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; I had a warrant against one Langley and Bradshaw, two partners. We went to the house and searched it; we found there this empty box; we could not find any more boxes, or any lace in the house. He said, you need hunt no further, for the lace I did buy of one Mr. Vivason; I sold it again to a gentleman in Spitalfields, whose name I don't know. Langley sent for a gentleman that he sold it to. He came to their house, and said he had sold it to a gentleman in the Borough. He said, I did not know, Mr. Langley, that it had been stoln, or I would not have bought it of you. He said, if you will go to any tavern in the Borough, I will see and have this lace sent to you. We went to a house; and a porter came in about half an hour, with two boxes, and enquired for Mr. Langley.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720219-42-person356" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with the constable when he searched Mr. Langley's house. Mrs. Cooper was there; we found this empty box: there is another part of the lace in possession of one Stope in Skinner-street.</p>
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<p>Q. Has there been diligence used in order to apprehend the prisoner?</p>
<p>Cork. In consequence of an advertisement put into the papers, that Cooper was apprehended at Salisbury, (he made his escape from there) I went down with one of Sir
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<interp inst="t17720219-42-person358" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's men, in order to bring him up. I mentioned something to him concerning the lace, and he said, provided he was at liberty, he could recover the other box, for he knew where it was; or to that effect. I asked Sir
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<interp inst="t17720219-42-person359" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's man, whether he could not be admitted an evidence against the other two? he said, he could not; because the prisoner stood indicted at that time. We arrived in London on Saturday the 21st of December; Hopkins died about the 6th or 7th of January. He was brought up before Sir John on Monday; Hopkins swore that he was one of the persons that stole the lace.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear the prisoner say any thing there?</p>
<p>Cork. I believe he said, he knew nothing about the matter.</p>
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<p>Q. What was the prisoner charged with?</p>
<p>Warne. With robbing Hopkins of three boxes of lace to the value of 300 l. Hopkins had not seen him from the time of the robbery, till he saw him there.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I hope you will forgive me.</p>
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