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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177204290001"/>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 29th, and Thursday the 30th, of APRIL, and Friday the 1st, Saturday the 2d, Monday the 4th, Tuesday the 5th, Wednesday the 6th, Thursday the 7th, and Friday the 8th of MAY, 1772.
<p>In the Twelfth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, Being the Fourth 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>First London Jury.</p>
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<p>Second London Jury.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. Now, as he wanted to make a condition with you when he offered to give up the goods he had bought with part of the money, if you would let him go, did you promise to let him go if he would?</p>
<p>Liddiard. No. I said, now you come to something to the purpose. I said no more.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I brought the money out of the country, and bought these cloaths with it. I earned the money by my own industry. I had been a soldier about a fortnight or three weeks.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know him before?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I have seen him in the street.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever speak to him before?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes. I have when he has been upon his stand; he is a
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<p>Q. Did he lift you from the ground?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes, and carried me to the Plow.</p>
<p>Q. How far was you from this Plow when he took you up?</p>
<p>Hawkins. The other side of the street; he carried me across the street to the house; he had a pint of beer, and drank it; I drank none of it. Then he wanted me to go backwards; the place lay backwards where the people drank; I would not go with him; he paid for the beer, and we both came out together. Then I said it was too late to go where I was sent, and desired he would let me go home. He insisted upon my going with him to another place, which I did not know. He led me about from street to
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<p>Q. Did you not know where you was?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Not till the next day. He told me I should not go home at all, that I should stay all night, and that he would get me a bed. He dragged me up an alley, when a woman came along with a pot of beer in her hand; he asked her to let me go into a house there; she said she would; I said I would not; she said I was a fool, and so pulled me in with her.</p>
<p>Q. You said it was nine o'clock when you set out from your master's, what time might it be when you got into this alley?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Near twelve o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you stay at the publick-house?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Not above a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Then all the rest of the time you was about the streets with him?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What country are you of?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Devonshire?</p>
<p>Q. How long have you lived in London?</p>
<p>Hawkins. About half a year. The man went into the house before me; and the woman pulled me up stairs by the hand.</p>
<p>Q. Then you walked up, being pulled by her?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes. She took me into a room, she went out, and bolted the door on the outside. Then he strained my stays open with his hands, and took off my shoes.</p>
<p>Q. Did he undress you quite?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. What did he do then? Was he rude to you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was he undressed?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did he offer any violence to you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. He pushed me upon the bed. I made a noise; and he stopped my breath with his hand.</p>
<p>Q. Was any body in the room besides yourself?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Not in the room.</p>
<p>Q. Did he do any thing to you after he stopped your mouth?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Tell what it was. Did he threaten you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No; he only stopped my breath when I made a noise.</p>
<p>Q. Where was he?</p>
<p>Hawkins. By the side of the bed.</p>
<p>Q. What did he do to you after he stopped your mouth?</p>
<p>Hawkins. He was concerned with me.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean he lay with you, had carnal knowledge of you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You are not a married woman, are you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. The last account you gave was, that he was standing by the side of the bed when he pulled you down on the bed. I suppose he altered that position before he had carnal knowledge of you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. He fell down a top of me.</p>
<p>Q. Did he enter your body?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How long was he with you on the bed?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Was he stopping your mouth with his hand all the time?</p>
<p>Hawkins. When I made a noise he did.</p>
<p>Q. What became of him after this?</p>
<p>Hawkins. He still kept me there.</p>
<p>Q. Were you all the time upon the bed together?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No, we were in the room.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you stay together on the bed?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I can't justly tell.</p>
<p>Q. A quarter of an hour, or half an hour, or how long?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I can't justly tell.</p>
<p>Q. You can recollect whether you staid on the bed an hour?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I can't.</p>
<p>Q. Did he get in the bed?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. When did you get out of the house?</p>
<p>Hawkins. At eleven o'clock the next day.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you been off the bed when you came out of the house?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lye on the bed with him for six hours together?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you for five hours?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I did not lie on the bed all the time.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you lie on the bed?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. When you got up from the bed was it light or dark?</p>
<p>Hawkins. It was dark at first.</p>
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<p>Hawkins. Yes, I was pushed on the bed again.</p>
<p>Q. Had he carnal knowledge of you the second time?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you been off the bed the last time before you went out?</p>
<p>Hawkins. A good while.</p>
<p>Q. How long?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Two or three hours.</p>
<p>Q. What was you doing?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Nothing.</p>
<p>Q. What was he doing?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Nothing.</p>
<p>Q. Both sitting still then.</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes, I could not get out.</p>
<p>Q. Who let you out at last?</p>
<p>Hawkins. The woman unbolted the door and I went out.</p>
<p>Q. Did he go out with you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. He got out before me?</p>
<p>Q. How long did you stay after him?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I came out soon after him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him after he came out in the street?</p>
<p>Hawkins. Yes, I saw him go along the street a good way.</p>
<p>Q. What street.</p>
<p>Hawkins. I don't know the name of the street.</p>
<p>Q. And then you went home?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I did not go home; I was afraid as I had been out all night; I went to my brother's house in St. Ann's Court.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you get there?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I was obliged to walk the streets all the next night, and went to my brother's on Sunday morning.</p>
<p>Q. Did you tell him this story when you saw him?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No, I told my mistress of it on Sunday afternoon.</p>
<p>Q. Is she here?</p>
<p>Hawkins. No, my master and she could not be out together.</p>
<p>Q. I want to know whether, in all the time he was walking about with you, till he took you to the Plough, you called out for help.</p>
<p>Hawkins. I was afraid he would murder me, as he had hit me two or three slaps on the face.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not at the Plough call out for assistance?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I thought he would let me go.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not call out for assistance to apprehend him, when you saw him in the street next morning?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I did not know it was proper to call out to strangers.</p>
<p>Q. When did you take him up?</p>
<p>Hawkins. The Tuesday following. I went to the Justice on Monday.</p>
<p>Q. What part of Devonshire do you come from?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I was born at Exeter.</p>
<p>Q. How old are you?</p>
<p>Hawkins. I am in my nineteenth year.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-2-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am half-brother to the prosecutrix; I know nothing of the matter but what she told me, she sent a shoe-black to me on Sunday morning while she stood at the end of the court; I asked her where she had been, and how she came to stay out; she burst into tears and said she had been forced away by a man, and ill used by him, in some court about Covent Garden; she came into the house and told my wife and her mistress what had happened to her.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner?</p>
<p>R. Hawkins. Only by sight.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever know her lye out before?</p>
<p>R. Hawkins. No; she has been in London but about ten months, and she has only lived with her master and me.</p>
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<p>Q. to R. Hawkins. Did she tell you who had abused her?</p>
<p>R. Hawkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. to Thomas. Did she ever lye out of your house before?</p>
<p>Thomas. No.</p>
<p>Q. How long had she lived with you?</p>
<p>Thomas. About seven Months before this happened.</p>
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<p>"that the</p>
<p>"prosecutrix asked him to shew her the way</p>
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<p>"that he went with her to several public</p>
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<p>"then told him it was too late to go on her</p>
<p>"errand; upon which he told her he would</p>
<p>"get her a bed; that he took her to a house</p>
<p>"in Jackson's alley, Covent Garden, that the</p>
<p>"maid lighted them up two pair of stairs, that</p>
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<p>"the morning; and that he could not perswade</p>
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<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-2-person71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and another man; we went to lye there; we were drinking a pot of beer when the young woman came through the room we were in; she came at first and said she would not lye there without she could have a room for her self and her spouse by themselves, the prisoner came up directly after; one asked him to drink, which he did; and they went to bed.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know that they went to bed?</p>
<p>Glover. They shut the door, and there was a bed for them to go to.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you stay there?</p>
<p>Glover. Till seven next morning.</p>
<p>Q. Did they fasten themselves in?</p>
<p>Glover. They pulled the door to; I don't believe there is any fastening; it is a little room like a closet, there is just room for a bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any noise?</p>
<p>Glover. No.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutrix. Did the maid drag you through the room where these men were?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. There were men and women in the room, I don't know who they were.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-2-person72" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a coachman; I lay in that house; two people came through, the room I lay in, to go to bed; I know the chairman, I don't know the woman; she came first into our room, she said she would not lie there unless she could have a room for herself and her spouse; the maid of the house said you may have one to yourself, so they went through our room into another room; the door was hardly shut; she must get upon the bed to go into the room; there were four or five beds upon the same floor, the partition was very thin; the woman went in first and sat down upon the bed, she must sit down upon the bed, for the bed touched the door; I never was in the house before, and never will go there again.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any disturbances in the night?</p>
<p>Robinson. There was no other disturbance but the maid of the house came up drunk and plagued us.</p>
<p>Q. If there had been any crying out then, you must have heard them?</p>
<p>Robinson. If they had spoke I must have heard them.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutrix. The witnesses sware you said you would have a room for yourself and your spouse.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I never said any such words; when the maid dragged me up stairs, I said I would not lie in any such house, I was afraid it was a bad house.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go into any of the houses the prisoner has mentioned, to drink with him?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. No, only that one house at first.</p>
<p>Q. Did you sit with him all night in the chair?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. No, I was walking about all night, I did not sit down at all, and I ate nothing all the time.</p>
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<p>Q. How was the window fastened?</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-4-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lodge at Mr. Sheild's. On Saturday night the 18th of April, about a quarter before twelve, I was coming home to my lodgings. When I was at some little distance from the house, I saw a light in the parlour; and, as I passed by the parlour-window, the shutters were violently thrown open against me. I thought it had been the maid, and called out what are you about, but received no answer. I stopped about a minute, while I scraped my shoes, when the prisoner jumped out at the window. In a moment after that, I heard Mrs. Sheild cry out there are thieves in the house. The prisoner ran away; and I pursued him up Bow-street.</p>
<p>Q. Where is this Martlet's-court?</p>
<p>Macardel. One end comes into Bow-street, the other into Russel-street. He turned into Broad-court, at the top of Bow-street; I still kept on; he turned about, and asked me what I wanted. A chairman came up, and we both laid hold of him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any other man in your pursuit of this man?</p>
<p>Macardel. No.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the man that turned round in Bow-street was the man you saw come out of the window?</p>
<p>Macardel. Yes, I never lost sight of him, but just as he turned the corner; we seized him. Mrs. Sheild examined the room, and a pier-glass was moved a little off the skrew; the glass was hung upon a skrew. I don't suppose that was done with an intent to be taken away; I suppose it happened by his endeavouring to get out at the window. We searched further; but we did not miss any thing.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. How far was you from the window when the man jumped out?</p>
<p>Macardel. I was at the door, near the window.</p>
<p>Q. How far had the man got when you began the pursuit?</p>
<p>Macardel. About ten yards; he had a particular dress; he was in a round hat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-4-person88" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the cry of stop thief. When I came up, I saw the prisoner in the custody of Mr. Macardel and a chairman.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was coming down Broad-court; they said this is he, and they laid hold of me; I was by myself; I know nothing of the matter.</p>
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<p>Prosecutrix. I beg your lordship will shew the prisoner mercy. My life was in his power, and he did not take it.</p>
<p>Macardel. We searched him, and found no instruments of violence upon him.</p>
<p>[See him tried for Burglaries, No. 511. in Mr. Alderman Trecothick's mayoralty, in company with Burton, Flanagan, &c. and No. 96. in the present mayoralty.]</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the prisoner?</p>
<p>Watson. I never saw him before he was apprehended.</p>
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<p>A second count charges him with breaking and entering the said dwelling-house with intent to steal.</p>
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<p>Mr. Hankey. I live at
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<interp inst="t17720429-8-person126" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came to my assistance. The prisoner said he had not been attempting my house. I said, see what you have done, the window is broke open. The lowermost middle pane in the uppermost sash was broke, the window was down, I had not given him time to get the sash up. Mrs. Hankey and the servants came down; and we carried him into the house. I put my cloaths on, and then we carried him to the watch-house for that night; and the next morning we took him before Justice Sherwood.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-8-person127" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Hankey. I fastened the window over-night, pushed the sash up, and skrewed the upper sash to the under.</p>
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<p>Q. to Mr. Hankey. How soon after you apprehended the man, did you examine the window?</p>
<p>Mr. Hankey. I believe in about two minutes. I heard the prisoner call out Peter when I was in the room; I searched him in a few minutes after I had him in my house; he had this blunt, white-handled knife, and a small crow, upon him, (producing them).</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-8-person129" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I went to bed about half an hour after ten the night before our house was broke; I saw the maid secure the windows, and I tried the screw of the shutters, and every thing was safe and fast; I always see to the fastening myself; I examined the window when I got up, and the pane above the skrew was broke, and the screw was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Was there room for a person to put his hand into the window, and take the screw out?</p>
<p>Mrs. Hankey. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was you by when the prisoner was searched?</p>
<p>Mrs. Hankey. I was not.</p>
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<p>Mr. Hankey. This is the same sort of screw that was in my window, and I believe it to be the same. This is the nut, (producing it). I have taken it out of the window, and the screw fits it exactly.</p>
<p>Q. to Cole. Where did you find it?</p>
<p>Cole. About thirty yards from the window, towards the Smith's shop.</p>
<p>Mr. Hankey. That is the way I saw the prisoner's accomplice go.</p>
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<p>- Hunter. I found this chissel (producing a large iron chissel) near Mr. Hankey's, about five o'clock in the morning, as I was going to work.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-8-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going to my labour. As I came by the watch house on the 11th of April, I looked through the bars; some man said to the prisoner you are a pretty sort of a lad to have a roll and tumble with Mr. Hankey; he smiled at it, and said, if I had known as much then as I do now, I would have had his life if I could.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Please too look at the knife and see if it is fit for such a thing, the edge is an inch thick.</p>
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<p>Q. to Mr. Hankey. Do you know the prisoner's age?</p>
<p>Mr. Hankey. His father said he was 17 or 18 years old.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went down to Gravesend on board the Marquis of Rockingham to see my cousin, I stopt at Blackwall, being a strong flood; just as I came by this gentleman's door, there was a parcel of men running along, the gentleman laid hold of me, and charged me with breaking his house open; Mr. Hankey said the lower pane of the upper sash was taken out: Mrs. Hankey said it was the upper.</p>
<p>Court. Mrs. Hankey corrected herself.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Hankey. Are you sure the prisoner is one that jumped from the window?</p>
<p>Mr. Hankey. I never lost sight of him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. That little crow belongs to
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<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. That crow is not fit to break open a house, the pewterers use it in making pewter pots, I never had it for any such thing as that.</p>
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<p>See him tried for a Burglary, No. 200, in the present mayoralty.</p> </div1>
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<p>I did not take the gown down, I saw it on the ground and picked it up.</p>
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<p>329. (2d M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-12-off61 t17720429-12-crimeloc64"/>; one of my children alarmed me on the 14th of March, with an outcry that a man had run down from my chamber with something; I went in pursuit of the man and saw the prisoner running at a distance about an hundred yards from my door, he continued running till I overtook him; I found my waistcoat under his arm and under his coat.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I distribute hand bills for marking letters upon linen. I was going by and picked up this waistcoat; the prosecutor charged me with it; the chairmen wanted to duck me; I begged to be taken before a justice. I had two witnesses to prove that I found the waistcoat, but they are just gone home.</p>
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<p>330. (2d. M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-13-off67 t17720429-13-crimeloc69"/>; we went to dinner on the 28th of March, and left our tools; and when we returned we missed the things mentioned in the indictment; we had information from
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<interp inst="t17720429-13-person172" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17720429-13-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner go to Mr. Woods; he endeavoured to get up the brick wall at the shop window by fixing two gimblets to the wall to stand upon, but he found that would not do for his purpose, so he got a stool and fixed it to the window, and took out three saws; I told him that I would inform Mr. Wood of it; he said he did not care, and went away with them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-13-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took up the prisoner and found two gimblets upon him, and there was mortar in the screws of the gimblets. As we were going in a coach to the justice, he said he would tell us where the tools were; we stopt the coach; then he said he would not tell without we gave him some money.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to the shop, but I did not take any thing; I never saw the lad.</p>
<p>He called five witnesses who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>331. (1st. M.)
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<p>332. (1st. M.)
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<p>Also a curtain she pawned on the 4th, produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Procter's Defence.</p>
<p>I promised to get the prosecutor his goods again the next day, if he would forgive me.</p>
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<p>[The tray was produced and deposed to by Weston as the property of the prosecutor.]</p>
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<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Addington. About seven weeks ago, we went to the Prosecutor's; we found the door of the passage open, and the prisoners went into the passage and broke open the lock of the glass-case with a chissel, and took away the things mentioned in the indictment, ( repeating them) which we went and put into a room in Bambury-street, and afterwards sold the silver caps to a walking Jew in Holbourn for 16 d.</p>
<p>Laman Abraham. Addington came to me, and asked me if I would buy the window-blinds; I told him I did not want any; he then asked me if I knew any one that would buy them; I said I would see; he said he had other things, and that he would bring them the next day. I delivered the two window-blinds to Bakaruk.</p>
<p>Cook's Defence.</p>
<p>I was drinking with Addington till I got in liquor; I walked with him, and left him near the prosecutor's shop, and did not see him any more that night.</p>
<p>Dawson's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the matter; I had nothing to do with the things.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know that they were fast the over night?</p>
<p>Pigot. I saw the window-shutters were put to, but did not observe any thing further; the bureau, I am certain, was locked the over night; I pulled off my boots when I came home, and left them and my spurs and whip in the kitchen; my whip was brought to me when it was advertised, on the 16th of March, by
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<interp inst="t17720429-19-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who said he had bought it of a neighbour; I took my horse, and went with Mr. Francis to seek for the prisoner, of whom he bought the whip and my spurs; Francis took me to his lodgings; he was not there; we went to a house to drink; while we were there we saw the prisoner go by; Francis went out and brought him into the house under a pretence to drink; as soon as he came into the house he made a push to get out again; I charged him with having stolen my whip and spurs; he said he bought them of a Jew; Francis told me where he lodged; we searched his lodgings, and there found my powder-proof piece locked up in his box; and there were some other things that belonged to other people; these are my whip and spurs, (producing them) I left the powder-proof piece at Justice Wilmot's, and it is somehow lost; the prisoner denied the fact the first two or three times he was examined; on the 19th of March, after he was fully committed to Newgate, he charged
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<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. You said he denied the charge the first or second time he was examined; I suppose the magistrate bid him be upon his guard?</p>
<p>Pigot. The Justice said it would be better for him to impeach at first.</p>
<p>Q. How came he to do it at last?</p>
<p>Pigot. I suppose he did not like to be sent to Newgate.</p>
<p>Q. Can you tell what words the magistrate made use of?</p>
<p>Pigot. He told him, if he was fully committed, he could not turn evidence.</p>
<p>Q. Did he make any promises to him of any sort?</p>
<p>Pigot. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-19-person235" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Pigot; I went to bed between eleven and twelve o'clock the night the house was broke open; I put the shutters up at the usual time, and they were safe when I went to bed; I buttoned the shutters, and am sure the casement was hasped when I put the shutters up.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what was in the kitchen?</p>
<p>Pepper. All the things my master has mentioned. I went to bed between eleven and twelve o'clock; when I got up, a little after six in the morning, I found my master's desk broke open, and the shutters took down; I believe the casement was shut.</p>
<p>Q. Did you open it?</p>
<p>Pepper. I don't know that I did; the glass was broke, and the things mentioned in the indictment were gone.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-19-person236" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Mile-End; the prisoner lodged at one Price's, a brewer's clerk, just by me; he had lodged about the neighbourhood five or six months, I bought this whip and the spurs of him; I believe it was the 16th of March that Mr. Pigot had them of me, and I had then had them about a month; the prisoner came by me smacking the whip as I stood at my door; he came another day, and said he had a mind to sell it; as I kept a horse, I purchas'd it of him; I bought the spurs some time afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Is there a name on the whip?</p>
<p>Francis. Yes; I did not take notice of the name then; he said a gentleman had died at Edmonton, and had left his whip, boots, spurs, and great coat, to his servant, of whom he had them; I went out with two friends to Little-Heath, on one side of Wormly, two of us in a chaise, and one on horseback; we stopped to dine there; from thence we went to Edmonton; I lay at a publick-house there; a man at the publick-house examined the whip, and then asked me how I came by it; I told him; he said it belonged to one of his neighbours, and that it was stolen out of Mr. Pigot's house; I told him I had bought a pair of spurs of the same man; my friends and I, and this person, went to the prosecutor's house on the Monday Morning, and shewed Mr. Pigot the whip, which he owned.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he sell you the whip?</p>
<p>Francis. I was at my door; we went down to Mr. Horsenail's, and I agreed with him and paid him there.</p>
<p>Q. It was not done in any private way, was it?</p>
<p>Francis. None in the least, it was open to all the people that were in company. He was fully committed on Thursday, and on Saturday Mr. Wilmot sent after me; I went to Mr. Wilmot, who informed me that the prisoner had sworn against me, and that he must commit me. I sent for my father and several of my friends, and Mr. Wilmot indulged me with going to a sponging-house instead of a gaol; we were fully committed a second time, I and one Walby, who is a man of character and property; we were re-examined on Wednesday before six justices, and, when the justices had heard the whole of the case related, we were honourably acquitted; we were committed to the bailiff's house from Saturday night till Wednesday.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-19-person237" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Pigot; my master came to the stable to me, and told me the window was broke open; I went to the house, and there were three panes taken out of the window.</p>
<p>- Flanagan. The prosecutor gave me the spurs and whip to bring to Hick's-hall.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Justice deliver the powder-proof piece to you?</p>
<p>Flanagan. No; he said it did not signify, for Mr. Pigot could not swear to it.</p>
<p>Pigot. I did swear it was my property before Justice Wilmot.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177204290015"/>Court. So he said he would not deliver it, because it was not sworn to?</p>
<p>Flanagan. He said he could not just immediately find it, and there were things enough already.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I leave it to my council; I know nothing at all about it.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>- Ballard. I live at Marybone, and have known the prisoner about two years and a half; I made him two suits of cloaths, and he paid me very honestly; he always behaved well.</p>
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<p>2d Count charged it as a stealing in the dwelling-house. ++</p>
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<p>339. (1st M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence</p>
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<p>340. (1st M.)
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<p>Q. Did you know the man before?</p>
<p>Davis. I had seen him before; he said they were his brother's. After that I received a hand-bill, and then I went to Mr. Clitherow; and told him of it, and that I could not find the man; he bid me not go any further; his bailiff went with me, and my servant delivered the ewes and lambs to him; he is here.</p>
<p>Q. You never saw him afterwards, I suppose?</p>
<p>Davis. No.</p>
<p>Q. How were they marked?</p>
<p>Davis. With three small H's, one on each side, and one on the rump, and with a large riddle-mark on the neck.</p>
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<p>Q. To Burn. Did you receive them from the servant?</p>
<p>Burn. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I sold Mr. Davis seven lambs; I did not take them out of Mr. Clitherow's fold.</p>
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<p>344. 345. (1st L.)
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<p>[The witnesses were examined apart at the request of the prisoner.]</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-26-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the ostler at the Bell-inn, Smithfield. Morgan the prisoner came to me, and told me he was going to Birmingham, and that he wanted me to fetch some boxes to go by the waggon; I went with him to the Red-lion; he then sent for the two coachmen; when they were come, Stracey's coachman and Morgan talked together a good deal; there was no conversation between Morgan and Rowland; we went out together, and Mr. Savage's coachman said nothing; but Mr. Stracey's coachman said you must go with me for a box to the stables; so we all three went together; when we came there the goods were in a bag in the loft in the stable; Mr. Stracey's coachman brought them down out of the bag; Rowland and I expressed some doubt of the rectitude of this transaction; Mr. Stracey's coachman said they need not be afraid, that Morgan had bought the goods, and was going to settle in the country; we packed up the box and corded it, and I brought it away and carried it to the waggon; Morgan gave me the direction in writing, and I put it on the box; I saw the box before my Lord Mayor, and it was the same I packed up; before this, Mr. Morris's man sent me to Mr. Stracey's stable, to tell Morgan to be off.</p>
<p>Court. You very kindly helped to pack up these goods after you had delivered that message?</p>
<p>Tuck. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You had no notion that they were stolen goods?</p>
<p>Tuck. No.</p>
<p>Q. You did not know what was meant by being off?</p>
<p>Tuck. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-26-person301" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , in Smithfield. I received two pieces of Irish from Mr. Hotchkins's man, who said he received them of smugglers; he asked me to cut ten yards and a half off the cloth, and said they were for Rowland; Morgan took them to him. I sent the ostler to Morgan to bid him be off.</p>
<p>[The box produced.]</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The handkerchiefs have my mark on them, one Y T, another marked U L, another marked Y S z; the piece of cotton has my stamp R H upon it; the essene has got the printer's mark, whic h is a particular number they have for every customer's goods; this is my No. 33, which is put on all my goods; this piece is marked Y N; they have all my marks; I can swear to them.</p>
<p>For Morgan.</p>
<p>- Allen. I live opposite the mansion-house; the prisoner Morgan lived a servant with me nine months; he was an honest, sober man; he went away in January 1771.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-26-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a druggist in the Poultry; I hired Morgan as a porter the 27th of February 1770; he lived with me till the December following; he behaved very well as a porter.</p>
<p>Rowland's Defence.</p>
<p>I had nothing to do with the box; I had ten yards and a half of linen, which Morgan offered me at 1 s. 6 d. per yard; I was in a hurry, and could not stay to talk about it, so Morgan threw it into the manger. When Morgan was taken up, I then brought the cloth to Mr. Hotchkin; I know no more of it.</p>
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<p>Mr. Savage. On Sunday the 23d of February Mr. Stracey and I went to dine with a gentleman. Rowland has lived with me ten years. When we came home at eight o'clock, he was at home at supper; I knew nothing of this till next morning. I had a suspicion of a servant of mine that he had robbed me; I spoke to the cooper, and asked him if he saw any back-door work; he said no; but in about five minutes he said he could tell me something that would surprize me, that the coachman had left a box of linen; my coachman said directly,</p>
<p>"Lord, Sir, I have ten yards and a half of cloth he gave me." I know no more of it; he always behaved as an honest, sober, just man; I had an excellent character of him, and I believe he deserves it.</p>
<p>Mr. Stracey. I have known Rowland ten years; I believe him to be a sober, honest man; how he came into this affair I know not.</p>
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<p>349. (1st M.)
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<interp inst="t17720429-29-verdict156" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>350. (2d M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-30-off157 t17720429-30-victim324"/> </persName> . I let the prisoner a lodging at half-a-crown a week; he was there a good while; at last I miss'd the things mentioned in the indictment; I found them at a pawn-broker's.</p>
<p>The goods produced by the pawnbroker, who deposed, that they were brought to him by the prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not intend to defraud him of the goods; I was very ill; I intended to redeem them again.</p>
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<p>351. (2d M.)
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<p>352. (2d M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-32-off164 t17720429-32-cd165"/>. ~</p>
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<p>353. (2d M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-33-off167 t17720429-33-cd168"/>. ~</p>
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<p>354. (2d M.)
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<p>The prosecutor was called, but did not appear.</p>
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<p>355. (2d M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-35-off173 t17720429-35-cd174"/>. ~</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-35-defend342 t17720429-35-punish176"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177204290020"/>356. (2d M.)
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<persName id="t17720429-36-person349"> Richard Beane
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<interp inst="t17720429-36-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-36-off177 t17720429-36-crimeloc179"/>. I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-36-victim348 t17720429-36-viclabel180"/>, and keep a shop there; this looking-glass and winch (producing them) stood on a table about four feet within the shop-door; I had seen it that morning; a boy informed me the prisoner had taken it; I followed her, and took it from under her arm.</p>
<persName id="t17720429-36-person350"> Edward Blownson
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<interp inst="t17720429-36-person350" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 13th of March, returning from some workmen in a neighbouring house to my master's, I saw the prisoner come down the step of my master's door with the glass under her arm, and she had the winch in her hand; the lower part of the glass was not concealed by her cloak; I knew it to be my master's; I went and asked master if he had sold the glass; he said no; upon which I said I supposed somebody had stolen it; my master said, I saw a skirt of a gown go from the door, I thought it was a lodger; then my master and I went after the woman; we overtook her about twenty yards from the house, and we found this glass and winch upon her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>As I was coming from White-chappel, I met a man who had the glass and winch; he offered me six-pence to carry it; I passed by the prosecutor's door afterwards; somebody came out and secured me, and the man was gone.</p>
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<p>357. 358. (1st M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720429-37-off183 t17720429-37-crimeloc186"/>; I took the stockings there. Gratrix, who acted as the servant, opened the door; I told him my business; and he shewed me immediately up stairs. Mr. Sharpless was sitting with his hair a good deal powdered, and his face powdered; he was in a linen gown, to keep the powder from his dress, I suppose.</p>
<p>Q. What, was his face powdered?</p>
<p>Hudson. Yes, a good deal, rather more than there was a necessity for, I think. He asked me if I had brought some silk stockings, and bid me shew them; I opened several papers of stockings; he looked out three pair of coloured stockings, and three pair of white.</p>
<p>Q. Was Gratrix in the room all this while?</p>
<p>Hudson. He was in and out at the door; he asked me the price; I told him; then he asked me if I had silk pieces, and if I had not some black silk stockings with French clocks; I told him I had; he desired I would fetch some, and be pretty quick, for he should be in the house but a very short time.</p>
<p>Q. Had you sold him these silk stockings before you went away?</p>
<p>Hudson. No.</p>
<p>Q. When he asked the price, what did he say?</p>
<p>Hudson. He bid me fetch some silk pieces; I put the stockings on a chair.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say any thing whether he would have the stockings?</p>
<p>Hudson. There was no agreement made about the stockings; I did not take the marks off, but put the stockings on the back of a chair till I came back. When I came down stairs, I asked the servant Gratrix his master's name; he said Sharpless, and that he was a Berkshire gentleman. Then I went home, and brought the silk pieces, and the silk stockings; I suppose I was not absent more than ten minutes; I knocked at the door; the woman of the house opened it; she said the gentleman was gone out, and the servant had left word that I was to leave the things there, and the gentleman was to be at home at three o'clock; I told her I did not chuse to leave them, but would be back before three. I went home, and returned at about half an hour after two; I knocked at the door; the woman of the house opened the door; she said he was not come home; I asked her if she recommended them to me; she said she knew nothing of the matter; I asked her to let me go up stairs, to see if my goods were there; I went up; but my goods were not there; I would have taken them if they had; I searched the drawers and bed-chamber; there was nothing there; she told me, as I was coming down stairs, that, if he was a gentleman, I should serve him no more;
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<interp inst="t17720429-37-person358" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, and gave him an account of what had happened; the name of Sharpless was down in his book in two or three places before. I received a letter afterwards from Sir John; I went there; there I saw three pair of stockings; I have seen three pair more since at a pawnbroker's in Castle-street, Oxford-market; I saw them a few days after; they had my marks to them, as I left them in the room.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720429-37-person359" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who is a servant to - Murthwaite, a pawn-broker, in Poultney-street, produced three pair of silk stockings.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. These are three out of six pair that I carried to Sharpless that morning.</p>
<p>Q. From Sharpless to the Prosecutor. Whether they were not agreed for, for half-a-guinea a pair, before you lost them?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No. I must have sold them for less than they were worth if I had; I sold them for 14 and 13 s. there was no agreement made at all.</p>
<p>Sharpless. He agreed to leave the coloured ones for half-a-guinea, and the white for 12 s.</p>
<p>Q. To Jenkins. Whom had you these stockings of?</p>
<p>Jenkins. I had them of Dunbar on the 14th of March in the afternoon; he was alone; I have seen Gratrix and Sharpless, or Hall, with him at other times in pledging goods.</p>
<p>Q. How near this 14th of March?</p>
<p>Jenkins. I believe both before and after a few days.</p>
<p>Q. What was lent on them?</p>
<p>Jenkins. A guinea on three pair.</p>
<p>Court. To the Prosecutor. Your marks remain on the stockings now?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Yes; the same marks.</p>
<persName id="t17720429-37-person360"> Jonathan Dunbar
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<interp inst="t17720429-37-person360" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I knew the prisoners; about five or six weeks before this happened I saw them at their lodgings; they came there the night before this affair; I was in the room when Sharpless gave Gratrix directions to go to Mr. Hudson's, to order some silk stockings; he acted as servant, Sharpless as master.</p>
<p>Q. Was Gratrix always the servant?</p>
<p>Dunbar. No; at other times he has been in the same situation as Sharpless was then.</p>
<p>Q. Can you tell us for what purpose that lodging was taken?</p>
<p>Dunbar. The same purpose it answered, to have some stockings there. We were, the day before, in St. James's Park; they had not any lodging at that time as I know of; it was agreed amongst us all, that the lodging should be taken; we had not proposed any particular lodging; we were all together when we found out this lodging; it was mentioned over night to get some stockings of Mr. Hudson. I went to their lodging next morning between nine and ten o'clock; they wanted me to go with the message to Mr. Hudson's; I went out with a pretence to go; when I came back, it was settled between them, that Gratrix should go as the servant, and Sharpless was to appear as a gentleman. Gratrix went, and brought word back that the stockings would come immediately. Mr. Hudson came about a quarter of an hour after; when he knocked at the door, I went into another room; I could hear their voices there, but not so as to distinguish any thing that passed; I came into the room again when Mr. Hudson was gone; I saw the stockings lie loose upon the chair; they agreed then to leave the lodgings; I put some of the stockings in my pocket, and Sharpless I believe had some; Sharpless and I went first; I think we went to the Yorkshire Grey at Buckingham-gate, and Gratrix came to us; we left the lodgings entirely. I went and pawned the three pair of silk stockings that have been produced, for a guinea; the prisoners stood at the corner of the street whilst I went into the pawnbroker's; Sharpless pawned the other three pair in the name of Hall at a pawnbroker's near Oxford-market; I gave him a shilling for the pawnbroker's ticket.</p>
<p>Sharpless's Defence.</p>
<p>I have nothing to say.</p>
<p>Gratrix's Defence.</p>
<p>We both agreed for the goods.</p>
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<p>There were six or eight other indictments against them for offences of the same kind.</p> </div1>
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<p>- Beale. I am servant to Mr. Harrington, a pawn-broker in Turnmill-street; the prisoner pawned this looking-glass there (producing it) on the 19th of March.</p>
<p>- Jones. I am a pawn-broker on Saffron-hill; the prisoner's sister Howard pawned this pillow-bier and blanket (producing them) with me.</p>
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<p>The things were all pawned by Howard; she had not a lodging; so I let her be in my room, and she pawned the things.</p>
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