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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177206030001"/>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 3d, Thursday the 4th, Friday the 5th, Saturday the 6th, Monday the 8th, and Tuesday the 9th of JUNE, 1772.
<p>In the Twelfth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, Being the Fiftth SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>NUMBER V. PART I.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Sold by S. BLADON, at No. 28, in Pater-noster-Row.</p>
<p>[PRICE SIX-PENCE.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177206030002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<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>
<p>L.
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<p>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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<interp inst="t17720603-2-person75" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> (producing a parcel of the goods mentioned in the indictment, which he deposed were his property) the accomplice gave information of a suit of blue clothes, that were pawned at one Caple's; I saw them there, they are my property.</p>
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<p>Q. Is she here?</p>
<p>Shipman. No.</p>
<p>Paris. She proved she pawned them for Fisher, and she was discharged.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutor. Who was in the house at the time?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Nobody; Mrs. Fisher was gone to Market, and the other two lodgers were at work with me.</p>
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<p>Q. Is that Fisher your son?</p>
<p>Fisher. Yes he is.</p>
<p>Q. Was the door broke or unlocked?</p>
<p>Fisher. There was nothing broke; the lock was picked, and so was the chamber door.</p>
<p>Q. Did
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<p>Fisher. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-2-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoners, Siday and Paris, and myself went to Mr. Blake's, the Sun Dial, in Goswell street, about a quarter before seven; we had a pint of beer. I looked through the window, and saw my mother go out; I knew Waterson was gone to work; I said to Paris now it is time to go; Paris went and opened the door with a false key; Siday went over; I saw the door shut to. I staid about till I saw Paris come out with this box upon his head and a great coat; then we went to Paris's lodgings, in a Court in Grub Street, and opened the box, there were six guineas and an half in money; two or three neckcloths, a silk handkerchief and some other things that I cannot recollect. I met
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<p>Q. Did he tell you when he went back?</p>
<p>Fisher. No; It was about three hours after we had been at Blake's that I met him.</p>
<p>Q. What did you go to Blake's for?</p>
<p>Fisher. With a design to rob the house, when my mother was gone out. I went to Paris's lodgings and saw the three suits of clothes. I saw him the same day.</p>
<p>Q. Were any carried to Siday's lodgings?</p>
<p>Fisher. No, all to Paris's.</p>
<p>Q. What business are you?</p>
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<p>Q. Where were the false keys got?</p>
<p>Fisher. From Paris's lodgings.</p>
<p>Q. from the Jury. Whose proposal was it to rob your mother's house?</p>
<p>Fisher. It was my proposal to rob the lodger; we did not intend to rob my mother.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see Siday bring any thing out?</p>
<p>Fisher. No.</p>
<p>For Paris.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-2-person85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thirteen years; he was apprentice to my father, a gold and silver wire drawer; he has been out of his apprenticeship six or seven years; our business went off, and I was told he followed the watch business. I have met him several times I never heard any harm of him.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know where he lived during that time?</p>
<p>Revenscroft. No.</p>
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<p>Q. How long has he left your work?</p>
<p>Hall. Eight months; he was always diligent and honest.</p>
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<p>Q. How long is it since he worked for you?</p>
<p>Jackson. Five or six months.</p>
<p>For Siday's Character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person107" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , four silk sacks and petticoats, value 10 l. and one silk night gown, value 20 s. the property of
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<p>2 d. Count. for stealing the said goods in the dwelling house. +</p>
<p>Mrs.
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<p>Q. How long had you been out of town?</p>
<p>Bellamy. A week; I intended to return in about a month.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person112" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> servant to Mrs. Bellamy produced the cloaths which she had delivered to her at the justice's, which she deposed were in the same condition now as when they were delivered to her.</p>
<p>Miss
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-victim114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live with my mother in Newman Street; I was at a lady's house opposite my mamma's whilst my mother was out of town. I was informed on Tuesday the 19th of May, that my mother's house had been broke open; I went immediately to the house and missed a great quantity of clothes; the back kitchen door (which is the back door of the house) was open; there were two holes broke large enough to put a man's hand in; the holes were made just over the bolts, that was the back door of the house. There was in the back room a bureau and a clothes press broke open, but nothing was taken out; in the two pair of stairs front room all the things were taken out of the chest. These are the things that are produced; I lost four negligees and sacks and a night gown. I went directly to Mr. Cox's where I saw two bundles, one was opened, which I found contained several things of my mother's and mine; th e other bundle was not opened. I went down to my mother in the country; she was about four miles from home; she came up the Friday following.</p>
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<persName id="t17720603-5-person115"> Arabella Knight
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person115" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mrs. Bellamy; my mistress went out of town on the 11th of May in the afternoon, I went with her; I fastened the fore part of the house from top to bottom, the windows and doors, and double locked the front door when I came out; I left the door of the two pair of stairs room forwards unlocked, but the windows were fast; there was a chest in that room unlocked. I came to town on Friday with my mistress, and found the house had been broke open; the back area door and the parlour had two holes in them. I know these clothes to be my mistress's; they were in a chest in the two pair of stairs room when we went into the country.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person116" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mrs. Bellamy; I went out of town with my mistress on Monday the 11th of May, at four in the afternoon. I bolted both the bolts of the back area door, and double-bolted the back parlour door;
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<p>Q. Which side of the street is the house as you go from Oxford Road?</p>
<p>Barnhill. The right hand; it is next door to a gateway, so they must get over the wall into the garden, to come to the back of the house; the back parlour door was left shut, but two holes were cut in it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person117" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman in Pancras Parish; on Tuesday morning, the 19th of May, I saw the prisoners about a quarter after four come out of Windmill-street, Tottenham-court road, each of them had a bundle on his back; they crossed down on the left hand side towards Russel-street; Henry Green, a brother watchman, and I pursued them; we thought it was bedding, one was tied up in a blanket, the other in a coverlid; when we came to Russel-street corner, Emmington, a watchman of St. Giles's, was smoaking his pipe, I beckoned to him and he came up; I thought before we were not sufficient to seize them; Emmerton came up and we seized Alsworth at the corner of Russel-street; Adshead upon that threw down his bundle and ran up Russel-street, another watchman of St. Giles's pursued him, and he was stopt; we took Alsworth away to Giles's round-house; Adshead was brought in soon afterwards. Leadbetter searched Alsworth before Adshead came in; I don't know what he took out of his pocket, we opened the bundle in the public house; they were both secured then. The bundles contained all these cloaths and many more; we carried the clothes to Justice Cox's, and from thence we took them to the Justices Office in Litchfield-street. When we first stopt them and asked them what they had got there; Alsworth said, what is that to you? we asked them where they were going with them? they said they were their own property, and it was hard they should be stopt, that they were going to remove them to prevent their being seized.</p>
<p>Q. from Alsworth. Whether I did not say that if you would go along with me you should see where I lived?</p>
<p>Bannister. No; we insisted upon seeing what he had got before he went any further.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person118" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About a quarter after four o'clock, on the 19th of May, I saw two men coming up Windmill Street with a bundle upon each of their backs; I said to Bannister, here are two men moving their lodgings and carrying their beds away; he said we will see where they are going; they went down the road on the left hand side, till they came to the bottom of Russel-street; then Bannister went along side of them and hailed another watchman; they stopt them; I was behind; as soon as they had stopt Alsworth, Adshead run into St. Giles's buildings where he was stopt; I ran after him, and cried stop thief; I saw him go down Diot-street. Bannister and Emmington took Alsworth to the round house; I took the bundles to a public house, from whence we went with them to Mr. Cox's; we looked at them there, and then tied them up again; these are the things that were in the bundles.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear either of them say any thing upon being stopt?</p>
<p>Green. I was not near enough to hear any thing.
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person120" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; about a quarter after four the 19th of May, I saw the two prisoners coming down Tottenham-court-road; I called my partner
<persName id="t17720603-5-person121"> John Oldham
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to come to my assistance; I was standing near the Duke's-head, four or five doors this side of Russel-street, smoking my pipe; I told Oldham I thought it was some bedding coming down the road; he said step on and attack them, and I will be with you. Bannister made a sort of a signal to me to stop them; I had called to Oldham to stop them before he made that sign; I saw them at the distance of 200 yards before they came up. I stopt Adshead, and said, my friend, what have you got here? he immediately threw it down and ran away; I turned short round and caught Alsworth by the collar, and kept him fast till Bannister came to my assistance, and we took him to the round house; while we were examining his pockets, Adshead was brought in by Oldham and one Mitchell. Justice Cox heard of it, and he sent for us to his office; I saw the goods opened at the Duke's-head. These are some of the things.</p>
<p>Q. from Alsworth. Whether I did not ask you to go with me, and I would shew you where I was going with the things?</p>
<p>Emmington. I did not hear any such thing.</p>
<p>Alsworth. What did I say?</p>
<p>Emmington. He said he found them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I searched both the prisoners a little after four o'clock in the round-house; I found these things upon Alsworth I think, I can't be sure in my hurry, I found them upon one or other of them (producing a gold watch case and an etwee case;) I found this center bit upon Alsworth; it is to bore holes with; that center bit directly fits the hole that is made in Mrs. Bellamy's doors.</p>
<p>Q. from Alsworth. Did you search us within side of the watch-house or without side?</p>
<p>Leadbetter. Within side.</p>
<p>Alsworth. Pray, my lord, ask some of the other witnesses that question.</p>
<p>Bannister again. He first insisted on searching him at the outside of the door; he pulled out some things before he went in and some more things afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Did he search him in the inside or outside of the round-house?</p>
<p>Bannister. He began to search him on the outside, but searched him in the inside: Emmington held the hat inside the watch house, and Leadbetter put them into his hat as he took them out of his pocket.</p>
<p>Q. to Emmington. Was he within side or without side?</p>
<p>Bannister. I believe he attacked him outside the round-house, and it was put into my hat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-5-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; I was off duty and was gone home in order to go to bed. I opened the window and I saw these men coming down the road; this man said John, here is some bedding coming down the road, I said if you will step to the corner (I live about two doors from the corner) and I will be with you in a minute; I came down as soon as I could; Adshead had thrown his bundle down; and was running; I pursued him into Diot-street, and called, stop thief! at last we came down opposite the Turk's-head, and in Charlotte-street the man secured him, and I went up and brought him back to where he threw the bundle down.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lose sight of him?</p>
<p>Oldham. Yes, turning the corner till the man stopt him. I am sure he is the same man; then he was searched inside the round-house, and the things taken from him by Leadbetter. I was not present when Alsworth was searched.</p>
<p>Alsworth's Defence.</p>
<p>I was a going up the street where the gentlewoman lives; I don't know the name of the street; two people came out of the fore door of the house, with a bundle; one stood on the other side of the way; I stopped, when they got the things they went through the passage that went up stairs and led me to a chapel; I and Adshead followed them; with that they put down their bundles, and stood some time; I said to Adshead, stand a little aside, for I believe they have stole these things; we did; they whispered one another; then they went away forty yards from these bundles; I believe we went up and looked at the bundles. I said where Mrs. Bellamy lived before Justice Cox, that the things might be found; I said we would carry them home; we took them on our backs; some things tumbled out of the bundles, Adshead put some of the things in his pocket, and I put some in mine; they are the things that have been produced in court. When we came down Tottenham-court-road that man laid hold of me; he asked me where I was going with the bundles; I said if he chose it he might go and see where I was going with them. Bannister watched me from the place till they stopt me.</p>
<p>Q. to Bannister. Did you see them pick the bundles up?</p>
<p>Bannister. No; I saw them upon their backs.</p>
<p>Adshead. I acknowledge myself guilty of the charge, and beg the mercy of the court; it is my first offence, and I am a young man.</p>
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<p>There were two other indictments against them for burglary.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did he go by any name at your house?</p>
<p>Simpson. He said to my servant his name was Da Silva, and said he was a captain; after he had eat plentifully, he asked me to drink; I did; then he asked several gentlemen to drink, they refused, but being desired several times they did at last. After that I went out in the tap-room, and while I was absent he called in the bar, and paid his reckoning and went away. I missed the tankard; Mr. Walpole, a pawnbroker brought it to Sir
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<interp inst="t17720603-6-person129" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> after he had given information: he pawned it for five guineas; we found the duplicate in his lodgings.</p>
<p>Q. What was the value of the tankard?</p>
<p>Simpson. About eight pounds.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-6-person130" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at Mr. Simpson's on the 18th of April; I went into the parlour, and called for a pint of beer, and a beef steak for supper; soon after the prisoner came in and asked what the landlord had for supper; he said he had beef steaks and mutton chops; he desired to have both got ready, and to have a nice clean tankard of beer; he had a bundle under his arm when he came in; he went out and returned in about a quarter of an hour without it.</p>
<p>Q. How was he dressed?</p>
<p>Chamberlain. I never saw him before, that I cannot particularly say; he had a surtout coat on, what was under it I cannot particularly say.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that is the man?</p>
<p>Chamberlain. I can swear to him; when he came in again I was eating my supper; he sat down; his friends never came; he eat all himself. About ten minutes after that he put the tankard to the landlord to drink; then he wanted us to drink, we refused; but by importuning my friend he drank, and he asking me several times, I drank once; I never went out of the room; but our pint of beer was not out before the tankard was out; the prisoner took it, and said, me will go out and me will have fresh and fresh, and went out with the tankard; when he had been gone five or six minutes, I said, where is the captain? (the landlord had told us he was a captain) they said let us go out and see; we called the landlord in; I asked where the captain was, he said he did not know; I said the tankard was gone. We went to Sir
<persName id="t17720603-6-person131"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17720603-6-person131" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, the office was shut; we went to several pawnbrokers; and in Wych-street we described the prisoner; we found he had been there; but they would not take it in. We went about to the pawnbrokers, but could not find it; on Monday there was an advertisement that the tankard was at Sir
<persName id="t17720603-6-person132"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17720603-6-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's. It was found at Mr. Walpole's, pawnbroker's, in Whitechapel.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. What clothes had I on?</p>
<p>Chamberlain. I cannot say to your clothes; I know your person.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did you see me take the tankard?</p>
<p>Chamberlain; Yes; I did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-6-person133" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, in Whitechapel; on Saturday night the 18th of April, the prisoner brought this tankard to me to pawn (produced and deposed to by the prosecutor) he asked me to let him have five guineas; I weighted it and let him have the five guineas on it; I asked if it was his own, he said it was.</p>
<p>Q. What dress had he?</p>
<p>Walpole. He had a great coat on buttoned up, he said his name was
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<p>- Savage. I live at the Seven Dials; the prisoner lodged at my house, from the 7th of December; he lodged with me four or five-months; when this happened he had not lain there for two or three weeks, but only came now and then; he had not discharged his lodging.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember any search being made at his lodging?</p>
<p>Savage. Yes; the Monday after the tankard was lost. I saw Mr. Heley take several papers out of a drawer.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-6-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I searched the prisoner's lodging; I found a duplicate of the tankard pawned at Mr. Walpole's for five guineas, the 18th of April; the duplicate produced and read.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never did pawn the tankard: call my landlady to my character.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Savage. The prisoner lodged at my house; he was very honest, very sober, and very quiet; he paid me very honestly. He said he was a gentleman's son.</p>
<p>Q. Then he was dressed pretty handsome sometimes?</p>
<p>Savage. Yes; in scarlet and gold.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-7-person142" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was with Mr. Rose; I was attacked by two foot-pads; one came on one side, one on the other; one demanded my money; Rose kept them in talk some time; he did not care to deliver his money, at last he did deliver it, and they got his watch. I did not see accurately what passed; I understood Rose had lost his money and watch. I am sure the prisoner is one of them. On the Wednesday following I saw him at Sir
<persName id="t17720603-7-person143"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17720603-7-person143" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's and am sure he is the man; I know him by his clothes, and also by his face. I did know Burton too, I remember Burton had a pistol.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-7-defend137 t17720603-7-deflabel35"/>s to an arts-master in Bridewell; we had run away a fortnight. Jones and I stopped the prosecutor; we desired him to give us his money; he collared me; I still insisted on having his money; but the gentlewoman along with him desired we would not take away any thing from him as he was a hard working man. The prosecutor turned back again; I saw his watch and took it from him, and insisted on having his money: he gave his money into Jones's hand, but Jones did not ask for it. We went away together, and spent the money between us; we were taken up and carried to Bridewell next night for having run away from our master, and the watch was found in the place next day. I was admitted an evidence and mentioned the circumstance of the watch.</p>
<p>- Standard. I am the beadle; I was sent from Sir
<persName id="t17720603-7-person144"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17720603-7-person144" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's to search the room in which the prisoners were cofined, to see if I could find the watch; I found it in that room; (the watch produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am but eighteen years old. I had not the watch about me; I did not know the other lad had the watch.</p>
<p>The prisoner called his master, who said he had served four years of his apprenticeship, is a proficient in his business, a good workman for the time he had served, and very capable of getting his livelihood; that he behaved well in respect to his conduct in his business, and he had no reason to suspect his honestly.</p>
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<p>- Morgan deposed that he bought the waistcoat of the prisoner (produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>The prisoner said, in his defence, that he took the waistcoat as his own by mistake.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know which that was?</p>
<p>Smith. No; two of them had to do with me, or else one of them twice, I can't tell which.</p>
<p>Q. Where his private parts in yours?</p>
<p>Smith. Yes; I took hold of it with my hand; I screamed, and one of them said he would cut my throat if I was not quiet; I was in such confusion I can't tell which; they cut my apron string.</p>
<p>Q. Did you perceive any thing come from the man that was using you so?</p>
<p>Smith. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Had he actual carnal knowledge of you?</p>
<p>Smith. He had indeed. I put my head out of the window as soon as I could, and cried out murder! the men kept hollowing and hooting inside and outside the coach; a brother of one in the coach was upon the box with the coachman, and there were some more behind the coach; they kept pulling me into the coach; I did not know where I was; I believe the coachman did not drive up the main street. They hauled me up and down, and pulled me about as they chose. I did not know whether they were men or boys; I said if you have fathers or mothers or wives, if you are men, have humanity towards me, for I have just lain in; they said they would lye in with me; they kept cursing, swearing and hallowing; they made no particular answer to any thing.</p>
<p>Q. You say you was lain with twice: when was the second time?</p>
<p>Smith. Some time after the first.</p>
<p>Q. And in the same manner?</p>
<p>Smith. It was not quite so plain; I found they had hold of me, and had lain with me, but I cannot be so punctual to that as the other. I am a married woman; I am sure of it from circumstances.</p>
<p>Q. Had they entered your body?</p>
<p>Smith. I am sure they had the first time, and I had reason to believe they had the second time; the coach was stopt at Aldgate at twelve o'clock by the mob upon my screaming, where they had drove me during that time I can't say; a person came up to the coach; they told him. I was a woman of the town and was in liquor; there was a clergyman asked me where I lived, I told him; he ordered the coachman to drive me home. The men jumped out of the coach window, and a man came into the coach to see me home; I was afraid that man was as bad as themselves. The coachman was taken into custody; he gave us the names of the men and told us where we might find them, and they were accordingly taken that night.</p>
<p>Q. Are these the three men?</p>
<p>Smith. They owned they were before my Lord Mayor, and confessed all but the fact.</p>
<p>Q. Can you swear these are the three men that were in the coach?</p>
<p>Smith. I can't tell, it was dark; they owned they were.</p>
<p>On her cross examination, she said,</p>
<p>"that her husband had kept a public house, but was now out of employment; that she had been married three years; that she had been informed her husband was an officer of the marshall's court, before her marriage; that she spent the evening of the 16th of January with her brother, at the Golden Cross, Charing Cross, where they supped, and had a bowl of punch with Mr. Hargrave, one of the proprietors of the stage coaches; that they took the coach about half after ten; that she was quite sober; that her brother put her into the coach, and was himself getting in when the coachman came out of the house; that they did not desire her to get out of the coach, but rushed in immediately; that her brother wanted her to get out of the coach, but they would not let her."</p>
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<p>"
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<interp inst="t17720603-9-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, that coming by Aldgate, he heard from a coach, a cry of Murder! that the coach was going as fast as possible; that the watchman and some others stopt it; upon which some men jumped out of the coach, and one off the box and ran away. That he went round the coach, to the door they got out at, which was open, and saw the prosecutrix in the coach, who told him that the men that had jumped out, had used her ill, and that the coachman knew them; that she said, she lived in Old Bethlem; that a clergyman came by who lives in the country, who took the number of the coach, which was 573, and left his direction with them, but that he was now out of town; that the coachman had let the step down, and that Barrat came up and said, d - n her eyes a b - h, pull her out; that he went into the coach to accompany the prosecutrix home; that the coachman drove with the door open down Hounsditch, as fast as the horses could go; that as they were going by the Magpie, they met the prosecutrix's husband; that the coachman was taken into custody, and gave them the names of the prisoners, and a direction where to find them; and also that Barrat and Cherry acknowledged that they were in the coach."</p>
<p>"
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<interp inst="t17720603-9-person162" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> deposed, that she lives with her cousin, who keeps the house where the prosecutrix lodged; that she was employed to nurse her, she being very ill, and having been afflicted with fits at times ever since, and had Mr. Saffory the surgeon to attend her; she produced a sattin cloak almost new, which was very much torn, and an apron with several cuts in it, which the prosecutrix deposed she were at the time, and which were torn by the prisoners."</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. One of them pulled out a knife when they swore they would cut my throat; another said, don't kill her nor cut her clothes.</p>
<p>Barrett's Defence.</p>
<p>The other two prisoners, and Cherry's father and mother, and myself, had been to the play; we hired a coach at the corner of Catharine-street; we stopt at Temple Bar and went into a publick house to drink; the coachman came into the house, and told us, that a man and woman had got into our coach: we went and told them that we had taken the coach; Sherrard swore we should not have it, for he would not get out; I opened the coach door and said. if you will get out by fair means do; he jumped out and called the watch; Mrs. Smith wanted to get out of the coach, but he would not let her; we got into the coach and the coachman drove off. She would not get out; she d - n'd her eyes, and said, she would go where we went; she looked out of the coach door, and said, d - n your eyes drive on; she sung a song in the coach of the huntsman, all the way to Aldgate, and we all bore chorus; there were five besides her in the coach; we were not nine minutes in the coach going from Temple Bar to Aldgate; we stopt there a few minutes. She began to hallow out again; a man got into the coach, and rode down Houndsditch with her. We none of us did her any injury; she went to Cherry's mother in-law and offered to make it up for 20 l.</p>
<p>Cherry's Defence.</p>
<p>What Barratt has said is true; when we got into the coach, she called us four bloody thiever,
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<p>Smith's alias Barber's Defence.</p>
<p>I never offended her, nor did I see any body else; she sung all the way and was very agreeable.</p>
<p>The prisoners called
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<p>All three
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<p>Q Did both say that?</p>
<p>Sherman. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see which put the pistol to your head?</p>
<p>Sherman. Yes; it was a fine moon-light night; I said, gentlemen, we have got no money; he said if you have no money, you have something else: they then began to riffle my mistress's pocket, and took her watch; a third came up and untied her cloak, and made off towards Chelsea; it was a black mode cloak trimmed with love. My mistress is very ill and cannot attend.</p>
<p>Q. Did they take any thing from you?</p>
<p>Sherman. No; he had a cocked hat on; I believe the same cloaths; I took particular notice of his person. I saw the watch and cloak at Justice Fielding's (the things produced by
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<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. It was about nine at night; consider one man may be like another; are you sure he is the man?</p>
<p>Sherman. I could swear to him among a thousand.</p>
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<p>Q. Where was Siday's room?</p>
<p>Senhouse. In Holborn-court, Charlotte-street.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-10-person183" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Holborn-court, Charlotte-street; last Sunday night was fortnight, the 17th May, Adams, Waters, and Burton came to my room, and Waters asked if I had any thing to eat; (Adams and Burton were strangers to me; Waters brought some clothes) I told him I had some ribs of lamb, and set it on the table, and they had two pots of beer; Adams was sitting by the fire place; he took this chain out of his waistcoat pocket; then they were talking concerning a robbery they had done; but Adams said he had rather rob a man then a woman, for they were hard to rob; said he two of them ran away, but I was determined to have something, so I snatched her cloak off, and her cap came off with it.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Siday. I take in washing and any thing.</p>
<p>Court. Yes; three thieves and treat them with ribs of lamb.</p>
<p>Q. Was this chain left with you?</p>
<p>Siday. Yes; this gentleman took it out of my room.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-10-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Adams, Jones, and I were going up towards the Five Fields, Chelsea, on a Saturday night, three weeks ago; we met two gentlewomen in the way and stopped them; we desired them to give us their money, they said they had no money.</p>
<p>Q Had you any pistols?</p>
<p>Burton. One, Adams had it; we took the watch and cloak away from them; Jones took the watch and Adams the cloak.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Siday?</p>
<p>Burton. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether any of you held a pistol to the head of these people.</p>
<p>Burton. No; I looked another way to see if any body was coming.</p>
<p>Q. Were there two pistols?</p>
<p>Burton. No.</p>
<p>Q. to Sherman. Were there two pistols?</p>
<p>Sherman. I believe there was, it might be but one; but there was a pistol put to both our heads.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you go from?</p>
<p>Sherman. From a publick house in Broad St. Giles's; I don't know what street; it was just by the pound.</p>
<p>Adam's Defence.</p>
<p>Burton came and asked me to go with him to the fields; as soon as we got to the fields we met two women; Burton drawed back, took out a pistol, and claped it to the gentlewoman's head. I did not know what he was about, he ordered me to stop.</p>
<p>For Adams.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-10-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Duke's Street, Bloomsbury; I am a stay-maker, I have known him from a child; he went to the King's Arms inn, at Linster, when a little boy to be a waiter.</p>
<p>Q. Have you known him at London?</p>
<p>Abrahams. Only as he has called two or three times at my house.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-10-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a carver and gilder, and live at No. 52, in the Strand; Adams came to me as an under clerk the 8th of November, 1771. Mr. Burtoff gave him a character; he was with me till the 18th of January; he is a sober, honest young fellow; he was entrusted to receive and pay money for me; I always found him honest, sober and industrious, while he lived with me.</p>
<p>Q. How came he to leave your service?</p>
<p>Fenton. I sent him about some business, not returning so soon as he might have done, we had a few words, and I turned him away directly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-10-person193" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-10-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at No. 195, Holborn; I have known him from a child; I never saw him before since he came to London.</p>
<p>- Fenton. He worked for one of my men a fortnight or three weeks after he left my service.</p>
<p>For Jones.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you give up his indentures?</p>
<p>Wilby. No, he absconded; I did not see him till he was taken up.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-11-victim202 t17720603-11-viclabel63"/> with lord Beauchamp, but am now serjeant in the militia; I was going to Uxbridge to join the regiment; I went in a returned post chaise; I left my box with
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , to be sent next day to Uxbridge, by the waggon or coach; they never came to Uxbridge; I have heard of some of them since; there was a 20 l. bank note in the box which I have never seen since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person207" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Wotton left a box with me the Friday before Easter Sunday; I fetched it the Saturday and carried it to the King's Arms, Oxford Road; it was to go by the coach to the King's Arms, Uxbridge; the coach was so heavy loaded they could not take it; I gave it to a waggoner to put into the waggon; he gave me the name of
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person208" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and he said he should be at Uxbridge that night; that man is
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person209" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the prisoner; I am certain he is the man.</p>
<p>- Wotton. I am wife to the prosecutor; I packed the things up in the box; there was all my wearing apparel (repeating the things mentioned in the indictment, which were produced and deposed to by the prosecutrix;) these we have found; there are a great many more lost.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17720603-11-person210"> Henry Wright
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person210" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-11-person210" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found these things that have been produced, at the house of one
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person211" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , in t he Ambury. I belong to Tothil-fields Bridewell. Everet came to me on Easter Eve, and desired me to go with him; I did. We went up one pair of stairs and several women were there. I saw these two cardinals in particular on the bed. The prisoner Spur was there; the other two were gone. I desired him to take care of them.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person212" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the apprehending of Wells in Ship-yard, Temple Bar; on Wednesday in the Easter week: he was accused with having some part of Mr. Wotton's things. I asked him where they were? he said, if I would go with him to Sir
<persName id="t17720603-11-person213"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person213" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's he would tell where they were; Mr. Wotton went with me. He went to a field about half a mile from Tottenham-court-road, and shewed me where they were covered over with a little loose earth; he said Cain gave them to him for his wife.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person214" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The cloaks and some other things were brought up by three soldiers and some other men into
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person215" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's room, unknown to her. I ran up to my wife, and told her these men were in the room; they burst
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<p>Q. Do you know who the three soldiers are?</p>
<p>Everet. No; I never saw them before in my life.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person217" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> in the house; I asked her to let them go up into her room to see what they had got; I shewed Wells and
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person218" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the way up; they had two bundles; I did not see what was in them. I pawned a white gown for them for 7 s. and gave them the money when I returned. I saw a great many things upon the bed; they gave me a shift and apron for
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person220" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; I took in these things from Eliz. Wells (producing them.)</p>
<p>Wells. They are some of the things given me to pawn.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person221" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; (produces a gown and an apron) I had the gown of Spur and the apron of Wells, the 18th of April, about eight in the evening.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-11-person222" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am sixteen years old; I am apprentice to Jortan, pawnbroker in Chiswell-street; I took in this gown of Eliz. Spurr.</p>
<p>Well's Defence.</p>
<p>Cain brought the box into the barracks; I was there three hours before I knew it; he called Jerry, and said, can you let your wife pawn something for me? she said, no Cain, I cannot; but if I can, I will get somebody that will; he said he had a shirt to pawn; if I would go with him he would give me some beer; I went with him; when we returned, he brought some things in an apron, and gave them to my wife.</p>
<p>Cain's Defence.</p>
<p>I never gave him the things.</p>
<p>Spur's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to the Nag's Head; these men were sitting there, and asked me to pawn two gowns; I asked if they were his own; he said his sister was dead in the country, and he wanted to make money of them, and he would fetch them out on Monday.</p>
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<p>WELLS,
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-11-defend200 t17720603-11-punish68"/> T. 14 Years </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>434. (1st. M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-12-off69 t17720603-12-cd71"/> the front door was broke open; I found the staple on the floor. The prisoner was seen there about ten o'clock; I came home about eleven. I was at a publick house getting supper; my wife was ill at an hospital; my children were at nurse. I heard the prisoner had carried a couple of blankets to a pawnbroker's, and they would not take them in; that made me have a suspicion of her. I found the blankets at Mr.
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's in George Yard. On Saturday I took her and charged her with it; she denied it; but on Sunday she owned to me, of her own accord, she had broke open the door; after I had challenged her with it, she told me the blankets were up George Yard, and if I would go with her she would shew me where. I am sure the door was fast when I left it; I have only the two lower rooms; I was at home at noon; it was fast then.</p>
<p>Q. You saw nothing of it afterwards till eleven at night?</p>
<p>Hill No.</p>
<p>Q. You had not asked her to come to see you that night?</p>
<p>Hill. No, never.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person229" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had these blankets of the prisoner (producing them;) they were brought to me of a Friday night, about three weeks or a month ago; she asked my wife if she could find any body to pawn them or sell them; I was not at home then; I asked her afterwards why she wanted to part with her blankets, she said, she had two children, and her husband had left her, and she was with child. I went to one Mr. Thompson and told him; he desired me not to buy them without she brought somebody to prove they were her own; I went back to her,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177206030016"/> and told her I did not like to buy them without she brought somebody to prove them to be her property; she said, her children were crying for bread, and it was too late to go about to get any body then; so I said I would let them have a shilling to buy bread; she left them; I saw no more of her. On Sunday Hill came and brought an officer to search my house; I produced the blankets, and Hill immediately gave charge of me; the next morning we were examined, and I was bound over to prosecute.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am not guilty, my lord; Mr. Hill gave me leave to sell them; I found the door open.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Castle Alley, Whitechapel. I am a heel-cutter; I have known the prisoner nine or ten years; she is about twenty; I never heard her guilty of any misdemeanor before this; she had always a very good character. I have heard of her being free with her tail.</p>
<p>Q. You saw her at her lodgings sometimes I suppose, did you see any children there?</p>
<p>Price. No; I never was at her lodgings in my life.</p>
<p>Mrs. Moore. I know the prisoner; her father put her in the work-house for safety, and this man came after her several times to get her out of the work-house; he brought her tea and sugar several times; he used to buss her, and say, Nanny my dear, come out as soon as you can.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person231" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am gate-keeper of the work-house. Hill used to come there to see the prisoner; I never knew any harm of her.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17720603-12-person232"> Hannah Kitchens
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person232" type="given" value="Hannah"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-12-person232" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live next door to her father; I have lived there near eleven years; I have known her ever since; she has a good character.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not know she was loose with her tail?</p>
<p>Webb. No; I don't know any thing of looseness of her.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person233" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-12-person233" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live just by the prisoner; I have known her ever since she was born; I never knew any harm of her till this man fetched her out of the workhouse. Her father put her in the workhouse to keep her from this man.</p>
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<persName id="t17720603-12-person234"> Jane Touchberry
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person234" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have lived four years next door but one to the prisoner's father; I never heard of any dishonesty before this; she has been wild; I have trusted her. I heard Hill say if her father would give him 5 s. 3 d. he would make it up.</p>
<p>- Moore. I heard him say the same.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person235" type="given" value="Frances"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-12-person235" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known her some years; I have entrusted her in my apartment; she always behaved honestly.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person236" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-12-person236" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known her from a child; I never heard any harm of her.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-12-person237" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17720603-12-person237" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known her ever since she was born; I never knew her dishonest.</p>
<p>Q. Perhaps you think it no harm to be good natured with the men?</p>
<p>Pemberton. I have nothing to do with that.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know the nature of an oath? what will become of you if you take a false oath, is it a good or a wicked thing.</p>
<p>Ingram. A wicked thing. I was going along in
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<p>Q. Where is your home?</p>
<p>Ingram. My parents live in Robinhood lane. He asked me to come over the hedge into the field, I did not go over; he said he would give me six-pence; I said I did not want any of his money, I wanted to go home to my grand-mother; then he said he would give me a shilling; I said I did not want his shilling, I must go home to my grandmother; he got over the hedge and stooped down, he saw me run away, and ran after me.</p>
<p>Q. You was in the lane?</p>
<p>Ingram. Yes; when he overtook me there was a boy came, and said run along my
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<p>Q. What was the dish?</p>
<p>Ingram. A penny earthen dish; I then run over the field, and saw one
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-13-person245" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at work for Mr. Murphy; I am a labouring man; the girl cried out to me, and said she had been robbed; she said she had lost 4 s. 6 d. I asked which way the man was gone? she said along Bow lane; I went after him immediately; as I was going along, I met a gentleman that had the apron and dish, he had called to the girl, but she was afraid to go back; the gentleman said a man gave them to him, and said if they were owned, to give them to the owner; if not, he might keep them; he gave me a description of the man, and I went after him; just before I got into Bromley, I saw a man at work, and called for assistance, and we ran after him; when I came into Bromley, a man had stopped him, but let him go; I went after him, and secured him; I called the girl, and she said that was the man. When I stopped him, I asked him if he had any money; he said he had not; he put a shilling out of his pocket on the ground, and tried to cover it; a little girl stooping to buckle her shoe, saw it; he had three shillings more in his pocket; we found the rag on him; the girl knew it, because she had sewed a seam in the middle of it; he said, did I rob you, my girl? she said, you know you did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-13-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a gardener; I work for Mr. Coe; the last witness came to me, and said a poor girl had been robbed in the road, and asked if I saw a man go by? I said I did; I went, by his description, after the man; I was present when he was taken; I put my right hand on his shoulder, and I saw the shilling drop; afterwards I saw the three shillings, the coarse apron, dish and rag; ( produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I met this girl on the road and three young men with her; they asked me to give her five shillings; I said I did not know the girl at all, I will not give her any money; I know nothing of her; then they asked me to give her a shilling, I had but three shillings in my pocket, God Almighty knows; I did not do any thing to her, no more than the child unborn; I did not see the handkerchief at all.</p>
<p>- Smith. It was taken out of his pocket.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prisoner. How came you by the four shillings and six-pence.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I work in the callico-ground for five shillings a week; I had six-pence on the Wednesday night to buy some victuals, so I had but four shillings and sixpence to receive.</p>
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<p>Q. Did she say what she missed?</p>
<p>Baker. No; I run out of the door; I had my eye on the girl; she was running across Piccadilly, about forty yards on the other side Bond-street, towards the Hay-market; I laid hold of her, and said pray give me what you took out of that window just now; I put my hand under her cloak, and took the pocket-book from her; I brought her back to the shop; there she fell a crying, and desired to be let go for that time; she said she never did such a thing before.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went into the shop for a halfpenny-worth of cartouch-paper; the man came and laid hold of me, and said I had stole the pocket-book; when he came back he found it in the shop; I never had it in my hand.</p>
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<p>438. (1st. M.)
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<interp inst="t17720603-17-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoners and I were coming home from Kilburn, we had been all round that part, in order to see what money we could get by robbing the first gentleman that came; we met the prosecutor; we walked past him because there were people behind him, when these people were gone by, we returned and robbed him; they said, Stand, and give us you money; but they used no other force or threats, only put a pistol to him. Waters took his money, and Adams took his buckles; the buckles were afterwards sold by one Jones; we all went to his lodging in Maynard-street, St. Giles'; they broke them to pieces in his lodging before he came.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-17-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a publick house at Kilburn; three men came to my house on Sunday the 17th of May, in the evening, about half after eight; they staid at the door and drank a pot of beer.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who these men are?</p>
<p>Errington. I believe the prisoner and the accomplice.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any doubt whether the prisoners are the men?</p>
<p>Errington. I have no reason to doubt that they are the men; I have seen them before; I know them perfectly well; one of them desired I would make haste; I served them with the pot of beer. There were some carriages at the door; a gentleman, one Mr. Francis, came by, to whom I had lent my horse; he was in a chaise; I asked him what he had done with my horse? he said he had tied him to a rail at Paddington. Knowing my horse to be shy, I was fearful that by a number of horses and carriages passing, he might break his bridle and get away; therefore I was very angry at Mr. Francis, and told him, I would never let him have my horse again, upon any account; then I sent a man after my horse. Burton had told these circumstances to Sir
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<p>Errington. I was never at Sir
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<p>Adam's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing about it.</p>
<p>Waters's Defence.</p>
<p>I was not there.</p>
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<p>The gentleman came up to me and struck me. I know nothing of the handkerchief.</p>
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<p>- Winter. I saw the prisoner run down the street. I would have knocked him down but could not; there was some vacant ground, he made up there, and we found him underneath a brewer's carravan.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went up the yard to ease myself,</p>
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<p>- Fairbrother. I was coming by the house and heard a noise; I thought somebody was at work; I called out upon that, and the noise ceased. I went to the Three Tuns, and informed the people there of it; I went with them to the house. (Confirms the evidence of Marshall.)</p>
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<p>448. (1st. M.)
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<p>449. (1st. M.)
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<p>450. (1st. M.)
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<p>451. (1st. M.)
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<p>452. (2d. M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-30-off140 t17720603-30-victim328"/> </persName> . I am a
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<p>Q Was you sober?</p>
<p>Murray. Yes; but I am lame; I can't walk three miles a day.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever been in company with her before?</p>
<p>Murray. I never drank with her before. As soon as she got my money, she ran away. I could not follow her.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-30-person329" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, that he took the prisoner into custody; that he found her a bed. He searched
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the purse about one o'clock. My son gave me the crown pieces a great while ago</p>
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<p>453. (2d. M.)
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<p>
<persName id="t17720603-31-person334"> James Askew
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<interp inst="t17720603-31-person334" type="given" value="James"/>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-31-victim333 t17720603-31-viclabel147"/>. I lost these things from Mr. Cope's, the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-31-off145 t17720603-31-crimeloc148"/>, last Sunday morning, between four and five o'clock; I missed them about six. I lost the coat and waistcoat off the bed, and the other things were in a box. I saw them between four and five; I got up then to serve customers. I saw the prisoner in the house that morning; she came in about a quarter past four; the things were afterwards stopped upon her.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-31-person335" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I live at the Crown and Anchor, the corner of Saffron Hill. I stopped the prisoner with these things, on Sunday morning between six and seven; she and three men came to the house and called for a pot of beer; the evidence called me on one side, and said, he believed the woman had something she had no business with; he went out for a constable, and when he came back, she said, they were her brother's; she was a little in liquor. I thought proper to stop them till her brother came. I took her to Bridewell; she said, when taxed with the things, that they were her brother's.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-31-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I first saw this woman at the White House, in Holborn, about six o'clock; she had the bundle with her; I said to the landlord I suspected she had not come honestly by it; she went into this gentleman's house, then we took the things from her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>A footman desired me to take the things to the White-house; he said he would come in an hour's time; if he did not come. I was to go to the Crown and Anchor; I do not remember I ever said they were my brother's.</p>
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<p>454. (L.)
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<p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720603-32-off151 t17720603-32-crimeloc153"/>. On the 24th of May about a quarter after twelve, I was walking about the kay, and I heard a great rumaging among the casks; I went and found the prisoner, I asked him what he had got; he said he was getting some currants; I found these on him. I got a light, and found the head of one of casks out entirely; I got a constable; he had some in his right hand, and some in his left hand pocket, and some in a pocket tight before him; they belong to Messrs.
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<p>The prisoner in his defence said, he had been working on board a boy; that about eleven o'clock at night, as he was coming ashore, he saw a great many currants scattered about, as he was picking some of them up, when Elliot charged him with stealing them; and that he was not among the casks.</p>
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<p>455. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17720603-33-victim351" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live at Mr. Ozoris's. I lost a tea-chest on the 8th of May, the night the fire was, with two cannisters in it; one was full of tea, the other full of sugar; I was in Mr. Farrer's shop when the prisoner came to pawn it.</p>
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<persName id="t17720603-33-victim353" type="victimName"> Elizabeth Liddell
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<interp inst="t17720603-33-victim353" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lost a tea-chest and two silver tea-spoons; they stood on the pewter-shelf in the kitchen.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-33-person355" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was in the shop, she clapped her hand on it, and said it was her's. I asked him how he came by it; he said it was his own; he said he bought it in Harp alley. I asked where the key was; he said his mother had it, on Saffron-hill. I got a constable, and he was taken up.
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<p>I carried them there to pawn, and that gentlewoman said it was her property; I said it was not; that young man jumped over the counter and held me; I told them I picked it up at Goldsmiths-hall, and a gentlewoman said there was another, but I did not see it; I went to pawn it; that gentlewoman said it was her's.</p>
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<p>William Skot. I am a fire-man; as I was coming along on Saturday the 9th of May, at five o'clock in the afternoon, I met this man with the things on him at the top of Grace-church-street: I asked him where he was going: he said to one Mr. Lyons, New court, Broad-street; I said he was going the wrong way; I went with him to the gentleman, he said he knew nothing of the man nor the goods, so I delivered him to a constable. (The things produced.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Hine. I can swear to all but the beef, one joint may be like another; I cannot swear to that; I lost such a piece.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The things were put into my lap; they were given to me by a gentleman that lives in the gentlewoman's house.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<persName id="t17720603-34-person363"> Susannah King
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<interp inst="t17720603-34-person363" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner lived two years and a half with my husband, a butcher, in Catharine-wheel-alley, about a year and a quarter ago. He behaved very well; I cannot say where he has been since he left us.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-34-person364" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . All I know of him is, he has lodged a twelve month in my house. I never knew a pinch of snuff of him. He drove a cart for one Blunt; he behaved well; he always was in between nine and ten o'clock; I never heard any other then a good-character of him.</p>
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<p>457. (L.)
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<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177206030025"/>Q. Was there any appearance of force on the frame of the window?</p>
<p>Greenough. No, none at all.</p>
<p>- Greenough, jun. On the 19th of May, in the evening, between nine and ten, nearer than nine; I happened to come into the counting house to my father; the servant came down, crying thieves! I went round according to my father's order; I found several persons with plate, that I knew to be my father's; I took it from them, and brought it home with me. I saw the man within the rails, and there were two or three persons came up, who would have got him over the rails, with a pretence to have him directly before the justice; but I thought he was more secure within the rails; (the plate produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light enough to see him?</p>
<p>Greenough. There was light enough; there were lights brought out.</p>
<p>Q. Was the night entirely set in?</p>
<p>Greenough. Yes, quite dark.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720603-35-person371" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I left work that evening about eight o'clock; I lodge in Holiday yard; I went home about ten minutes before ten. I saw the prisoner and another man looking into Mr. Greenough's window; they gave a cough and parted. I went in, and told the woman of the house where I lodge, I believed there were thieves in the court. I came again to the door and looked, and they had got close to the windows; I shut the door and said they were there; I looked again, and they had got the window up, and one jumped in; I then said there is one in; she said, I had better go to the fore door of Mr. Greenough's, and alarm them; I went to go, but the man came out, with a piece of plate in his hand; I asked him what he did there? he then put the plate down, and pretended to put the shutters too; then I made an alarm of thieves! and he attempted to make his escape; I gave him a knock of the head, and he fell immediately: I kept him there till I got assistance.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did not you say before my lord mayor, that I had nothing in my hand?</p>
<p>Weed. I said no such thing, but that you had plate in your hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going by the window; it was open; and I saw the plate there, which was a very great temptation; I could not resist it: It is my first offence.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>458. (2d. M.)
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