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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177404130001"/>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 13th, Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, Saturday the 16th, Monday the 18th, Tuesday the 19th, and Wednesday the 20th of APRIL, 1774.
<p>In the Fourteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Fourth SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>Taken in SHORT-HAND by
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<p>Printed for J. WILLIAMS, No. 39, in Fleet Street.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177404130002"/>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>The *, +, ++, and ~, refer to the Judges by whom the Prisoners were tried.</p>
<p>(L.) First London Jury.</p>
<p>(M.) First Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>(2d L.) Second London Jury.</p>
<p>(2d M.) Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
<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>The prisoner in her defence denied the charge, but called no witnesses.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740413-2-defend62 t17740413-2-punish8"/> T </rs>.</p>
<p>There was another indictment against her for robbing another mistress.</p> </div1>
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<p>216, 217 (M.)
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<p>Second Count laying it to be the dwelling house of the husband
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<p>218. (M.)
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<p>219, 220, 221. (M.)
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<p>All three
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<p>222, 223. (2d. M.)
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<p>On account of an error in the indictment they were</p>
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<p>224, 225.
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<interp inst="t17740413-7-person104" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday night between eight and nine o'clock, Shirley came by and called me by my name; I went to the window; Shirley returned; I saw him again soon after; he came the second time; I saw Doughty leap out of the window; I went for a constable to secure them both, finding the house had been broke open and the things stole.</p>
<persName id="t17740413-7-person105"> Thomas Pratt
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<interp inst="t17740413-7-person105" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17740413-7-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable: Greenway having charged me with Shirley and Doughty, I examined them and found this bolt (producing it) upon Doughty.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I believe that to be my bolt; it is such a one as was taken from a passage door that goes into my garden.</p>
<p>Shirley's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>Doughty's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the bolt in the street.</p>
<p>Both guilty.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740413-7-defend100 t17740413-7-punish27"/> Death </rs>.</p>
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<p>226. (2d. M.)
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<p>227. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17740413-10-person117" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; there he was searched and a bunch of keys found of mine, but they are not mentioned in the indictment; the next morning I went with the constable to search his lodgings, there we found every thing that had been stolen except the money.</p>
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<p>The prisoner in his defence said, the goods were brought to his house by another man, but called no witness.</p>
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<p>229. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17740413-11-person125" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a servant to Mr. Sherwood; the prisoner came up to me as I was dressing the horse and asked me who learned me to dress a horse, and found fault with me; I locked the horse up in the stable; after that when I went to
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<p>Q. Do you know the horse?</p>
<p>Wenham. Yes, vastly well; Mr. Weston's butler knowing he wanted such a horse bought it for him; I fetched the horse from Mr. Weston's.</p>
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<p>Q. What colour was it?</p>
<p>Chunn. A bay horse with a white face.</p>
<p>Q. You are sure it is the prisoner you bought it of?</p>
<p>Chunn. Yes; I was to give him ten pound for it, but in paying the money there was threepence over, which I gave him.</p>
<p>Q. Was the horse you bought of him the same you delivered to Wenham?</p>
<p>Chunn. Yes, it is the same.</p>
<p>Q. to Wenham Are you sure it is the same horse that you lost that was delivered to you by the last witness?</p>
<p>Wenham. I am.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-11-person127" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a public house at Epsom; the prisoner came to my house between ten and eleven o'clock at night, about the time horse was stole, and lay there all night; he had a brown bay horse with him; when he got up in the morning he said he was going to shew it to a gentleman that he believed would buy it, and whether he did or did not he should come back and pay his reckoning, but he never did come back or pay his reckoning.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen the horse since?</p>
<p>Bloss. Yes, since it has been restored to the prosecutor; I am sure it is the same I saw the prisoner with.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am innocent of the affair; I went to the yard to ask for the Bishop of Chichester's coachman; I came out again; I went down into Hertfordshire; I did not go to Epsom; I never sold any horse to Mr. Chunn; I expected my friends here, but they are not come.</p>
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<p>230, 231, 232. (M.)
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<p>The second count lays the goods to be the property of
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<interp inst="t17740413-12-person140" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who was called Mr. Benfield's housekeeper; she took them up stairs and came down and said they would do very well, and desired I would bring the whole set next morning; I told her the price of the set was sixteen pound eighteen shillings, and that I would bring it in the morning, and I asked in whose name I should make out the bill; she said in Mr. Benfield's name, because the lady they were for was ill, and could not be spoke with; I carried the patterns back and told Guerin, and when Mr. Morgan came in I told him of it; he ordered us to pack it all up that night against morning, and bid us both go with it, and not leave it without the money; we took the china in the morning; we took it into a large room by the shop; we took it out and laid it on a table, and made out the bill in Benfield's house and put it on the china; then Guerin asked who was to pay for it, Mrs. Hall said Mr. Benfield would call and pay for it, and that he was gone to pay for it; then Guerin went home to know whether we should leave it or not, and left me in possession of the china; he returned and said my master was not at home; I said we had better pack it up again and take it home and not stay all day for no purpose; I began to pack it up, and the prisoner Garrett said I should not pack it up, for Mr. Benfield was gone to pay for it, and I should not take it out of the house; soon after this Mrs. Hall came and took away the bill of parcels; then I went home to inform my master of it; my master came back with me, and then all the china was taken away; my master asked for Mrs. Hall, and was told she
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<p>Valentine Guerin. On the 22d of February, one
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<interp inst="t17740413-12-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came to Mr. Morgan's and told me I must carry some patterns of china to a lady in Queen Ann-street, to the house of Mr. Benfield, for some gentlefolks to look at; when Hyde came in I sent him with the patterns; he came back and said they would do; the next morning we went with the china and set it out on the table; there was no less than eleven people in the house backwards and forwards; I asked who was to pay for the things; Mrs. Hall said Mr. Benfield, and that he would come in two hours; I went home to acquaint my master and to take his directions; when I came back Hyde proposed to carry the china back; we began to pack it up; Garrett said what are you doing, I would not have it taken out of the house for five hundred pound; it would be a discredit to Mr. Benfield, who was a man of property, and had seven estates; I put my hand on the goods to take possession of them; they offered me some bread and cheese and some rum; I refused to take any of it; they went down stairs with it, and then Eddin came up with them and took away two dozen of plates; I asked him what he was going to do with them; and the poor man would have brought them back, but they would not let him; I took hold of sixteen dishes, and said if they took the rest they should not have them; Garrett came and after many oaths forced them away from me; I attempted to go after them; I met Mrs. Hall at the foot of the stairs; she said what are you doing here, you shall not go up a stair of mine, and bid me go into the room where I was before, and stay there; my master came, and I told him the china was taken; he said he would soon make them produce it; my master said he would go and get a warrant; while he was gone Hall said go get a warrant for this fellow, and take him out of the house; I staid there till my master sent for me.</p>
<persName id="t17740413-12-person142"> Benjamin Turnbull
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<interp inst="t17740413-12-person142" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Benfield; the two last witnesses brought a basket of china to our house, and asked me to help them down with it; I refused, I did not care to meddle with it, because I thought it was on a bad cause; I thought they were goods that would never be paid for, because there were a great many goods came on the same footing, that were never intended to be paid for; they brought in the china, laid it on an ironing board, and the bill of parcels upon it; Garrett came to me and said it the bill of parcels was taken away the goods would be delivered; then he went down immediately into the kitchen to Mrs. Hall; she came up directly and took away the bill of parcels; Guerin was in the room with the china, and said he would keep possession till his master came; Eddin took away some of the china by the order of Mrs. Hall; he was a servant in the shop, and she took some herself; Guerin said something at that time, but I could not hear what; Guerin took up some china, and was bringing it into the shop; Garrett followed him and said d - n your eyes deliver it to me, and took it out of his hands; Guerin smattered something and turned up his eyes and seemed startled.</p>
<p>Q. Who was to have the goods in case they were left?</p>
<p>Turnbull. They were to be among them; Mrs. Hall said, any body that ordered in goods was to have one third and Benfield two thirds; Garrett was a servant in the house before I came; he had no business there after I came; I was but three weeks in the family; they were ordering goods in in this manner every day, from various tradesmen, that they could get them of; after they were taken up, I delivered five parcels to the owners of them, and took receipts for them.</p>
<p>Q. Was Benfield at home any part of that day to give orders?</p>
<p>Turnbull. I believe not; he was a bankrupt a day or two afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see Garrett take the dishes and a parcel of china from Guerin by force?</p>
<p>Turnbull. Yes; Mrs. Hall only acted under the direction of Benfield, and had the whole management of the house.</p>
<p>Q. from Garrett. Did you ever see me concerned in any thing, or did you ever hear me order any thing in?</p>
<p>Turnbull. I know nothing of his ordering in any goods; he was there among them when the goods were brought in.</p>
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<p>Turnbull. Hall told me so.</p>
<p>Morgan. I got a warrant next day, and took all the people we could find in the house, and I found the goods and brought them to Sir
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<p>Q. Did Benfield indorse the note when he left it?</p>
<p>Morgan. Yes; I applied to Justice Wright before I ever saw the note.</p>
<p>Garrett's Defence.</p>
<p>I was not in the house; I knew nothing of the china being ordered in; I was just come in from the country; we looked upon Mrs. Hall as our mistress; what she bid us do we did; she ordered us to take the china up stairs, and we did; I am foreman to Mr. Benfield.</p>
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<p>A Second Count for stealing five table spoons, value 3 s. a metal candlestick washed with silver the property of the said William, in his dwelling house. ++</p>
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<p>- Jeffreys. I work in the yard; I saw the prisoner and Jenkins, whom I knew to be a bad one, about Maddie; I thought they were about no good; I kept my eye upon them; I saw the prisoner take something out of the purse; I came up to him immediately; Maddie had him then by the collar; I desired him to be taken into the house and searched, but no guinea was found upon him.</p>
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<p>Second Count for stealing the same goods in the dwelling house of the said
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<p>Q. What dress was Little in?</p>
<p>Cheeke. A sort of a brickdust coloured coat; they took my watch and then went out; then they went up stairs: they broke all the locks except two; they shut all the doors and staid in the house above an hour; I know nothing at all about Gahagan being there, but what Little confessed.</p>
<p>Court. Little's confession is no evidence against Gahagan; therefore you must not go on to mention what he confessed.</p>
<p>Cheeke. I went afterwards with my son and
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , one Clarke, and one Senhouse, on an information of Little being concerned in this business; we found Little; I knew him again directly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person165" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the daughter of the last witness; about five minutes before nine I heard a knock at the gate; I went to the gate and Little gave me a letter; he stammered very much and seemed much confused, which made me take more notice of him; I carried the letter to my father; I was leaning over him to see him open it, when four men came in; I think there were four of them; they had pistols and cutlasses, and immediately the cry was your life or your money; one of them came to me; I had got to a dresser and I said, Lord Jesus what is the matter! one of them came up and presented a pistol to me and swore he would blow my bra out if I spoke a word; after that I took up a candle and got into the back kitchen; one of them came and tried at the door; I opened it, but he pulled it to again and went up stairs; then my brother came; I went to open the door to my brother, and saw one of the men with a pistol at his breast; I immediately shut it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , jun. gave the same account as to the manner of the thieves getting into the house that his father and his sister had done, and added as follows: before my father could open the letter to see a word of it, four men came in, and the cry was d - n your blood your life or your money; I gave them my money, and then a tall man cut my father down, he knocked my mother down three times, he was going to do the same a fourth time, when I catched hold of him by the collar; we had a tussel and came down on the floor together; this man was a very tall man; Little and this tall man went up stairs together; I am very sure Little is one of the persons; I attempted to follow them, and attempted to get away first by the gate and then to escape by a ladder against a pent house, and I was thrown down the ladder by this tall man; on the 19th of February I was told by a person that he suspected Little to be concerned in this robbery; I went accordingly with my father, Mr. Taylor, and two others to Little's lodgings; as soon as I saw him in the room I knew him directly; I am very positive Little is one of the men.</p>
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<p>Mary Street. I am servant to the last witness; the prisoners and two other men were drinking there at the time my master has mentioned; they asked for a pen and ink, I think it was Riley asked for it; they had a piece of paper of a smallish size; I did not see any of them write, but they asked me for a wafer; I had some in the house, but I could not find any; I went out to buy some; the woman I applied to had no wafers, but gave me a bit of sealing wax, which I laid down on the table but did not see them make use of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Once on a time I was at work for Mr. Cheeke; Little came and asked me whether the two houses we were at work upon were Mr. Cheeke's own; Gahagan said no, but he had houses in other places, and he believed him to be a man of worth.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Gahagan lodged in my house; I found a cutlass in my necessary; it was after Gahagan was in custody, therefore it could not be put down by him.</p>
<p>Little's Defence.</p>
<p>It is wonderful he did not take me up before this time; I past by four times a day, breakfast, dinner, supper and at night, and all hours; I was meeting them every day, one or other of them; it is surprizing they did not take me up if they had a mistrust of me; but only upon a false information of a publican, that my wife and he had a falling out in regard of seventeen pence halfpenny he cheated her of; when Sir
<persName id="t17740413-15-person173"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's men came they made me do any thing they pleased; I have no witness except my landlord and people for my character.</p>
<p>For Little.</p>
<persName id="t17740413-15-person174"> George Cooper
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person174" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Little had lived in my house upwards of two years, when he was taken up for this unfortunate thing; during that time I never saw any thing but what was civil and honest by him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he come in in good hours?</p>
<p>Cooper. He used to come to his meals and sometimes worked till eleven or twelve at night in order to make five quarters of a day.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know where he was on the first of February?</p>
<p>Cooper. No, I do not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Little these twelve years; I am a carpenter; I never knew any misbehaviour of him in my life; I know him to be a very honest lad.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person176" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17740413-15-person176" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . We were brought up children together in Ireland; I never heard his character stained before.</p>
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<p>Gahagan's Defence.</p>
<p>I worked for this gentleman in the burying ground in Russell-court; I was in the burying ground the same day; it was a snowy day, that broke off my work; I worked the day before this Tuesday night he was robbed; at night a little after six, as it is common, I went down to him for some money; he gave me two shillings in halfpence; about six o'clock I went down the end of the court; turning the corner two or three doors from my master's house, I saw Little hanging the lamp, standing upon the steps; he asked me if I would have some beer; two men were with him; one I knew, the other I did not; Relly was one; we all went in together and had three pots of beer; we sat for an hour; then we all came out together to the end of the court; Relly and the other went to the left hand, and we came to the right; I came to Little's door with him; we parted about seven o'clock; he went up stairs and I went home. One of my witnesses will tell you where I was the rest of the night. Relly wrote a penny-post letter to a friend about four miles off; what it was about I cannot inform you.</p>
<p>Little. I was not by at the writing of the letter.</p>
<p>For Gahagan.</p>
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<p>A Bye-stander. My Lord, it is said this witness is wife to one of the prisoners.</p>
<p>Gahagan. She is not my wife.</p>
<p>Holmes. I live at the Nag's Head -</p>
<p>Q. They talk of your being Gahagan's wife?</p>
<p>Holmes. No; he lived a lodger with me in Ireland four years; I know nothing of him but honesty; I never knew any harm of him; I have known him these twelve or thirteen years.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lived in Cross-street, Holborn, fifteen years; I have known him eight years; he kept a house facing me; he might have robbed me at times of five hundred pounds. He worked hard for his bread ever since he was out of our neighbourhood, five or six years; I knew
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<p>Gahagan. I beg your lordship will enquire of Mr. Cheeke about my character.</p>
<p>Cheeke. While he worked with me I took care to make him do his duty as near as I could; sometimes he would get fuddled as other workmen would do; I had no reason to suspect him before; I kept him when I turned other men off, therefore I thought him a good servant.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a glover: I have known Gahagan about eight years; he was a very honest hard working man while he lived in the neighbourhood; it is four or five years ago since he left the neighbourhood; I have not known much of him since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a publick house in St. Giles's; I have known him two years; he has a good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-15-person182" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him eight years; he bears a good character.</p>
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<p>The constable deposed that he found the pieces of money in the prisoner's hand that are mentioned in the indictment.</p>
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<p>239. (M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740413-17-off81 t17740413-17-victim193"/> </persName> . On the 21st of February, as I was returning from Chelsea, I met with two young fellows I was acquainted with; we came to the Red Lion, Piccadilly, where we staid drinking till past twelve o'clock; I was rather disguised in liquor; I went to see one of them home; he would have some liquor; that made me worse; about two o'clock I left him, and coming by Monmouth-street, I met the prisoner; she laid hold of my arm, and insisted on my going with her to a private house, but I would not consent to that; I agreed to go to any alehouse, and we accordingly went to the Two Brewers, as the watchman told me it was; I do not know; there I called for a pint of beer; I fell asleep;
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<p>Q. Was the woman gone when you waked?</p>
<p>Jones. No, she was there; I believe it was about five o'clock when I waked; I am not certain; I said I had been robbed, and Brown and Cartwright, the watchmen, took the prisoner in custody; they found the watch, and I saw it produced before the Justice next morning.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740413-17-off81 t17740413-17-crimeloc83"/>; that is a house of call for watchmen: I saw the prisoner sitting by the prosecutor, who was fast asleep; I looked at her, and she blasted me, and said what was I looking at; I said she had robbed the man, and desired Cartwright to lay hold of her till I waked the prosecutor; she got up, and went to a man, whose name is Wakelin; he was in another box; she took the watch out of her bosom or pocket and gave it to him; Cartwright seeing her give the watch to him, challenged him with it; he denied that he had it at first; afterwards he gave it to Cartwright. The prosecutor said he was robbed, his breeches were cut all to pieces; she had left the chain and seal in his pocket. The cotton handkerchief was found upon her when she was in custody; we found none of the other things.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-17-person197" type="given" value="John"/>
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<p>Q. How came you to deny you had it?</p>
<p>Wakelin. I don't recollect I did deny it; it put me then in a flutter; I did not know what it was.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>On Sunday night, about eleven o'clock, coming home by Broad St. Giles's, I met the prosecutor; he took hold of my arm, and asked me to go with him; I said I was not a person that got my living in that way; I left him and went home about two in the morning; a woman in the house where I live was taken very ill; I went to the Two Brewers to get something for her; when I came there I saw the prosecutor asleep, and the watchman sat by him; he offered to put the watch in my hand, and said I knew how to dispose of it better than him; I went home again; the woman continued very bad; about five o'clock I went for some more liquor, and then Brown, the watchman, was looking over the prisoner, and said he was robbed, and asked him where his watch was; it was found on the coachman, and he said I gave it him; I never had the watch.</p>
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<p>John Brown. Mr. Schoolbread is
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<interp inst="t17740413-20-person216" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I was constable of the night; I was called at half after three to take charge of the prisoner; he had the bolt; I asked him how he came by it; he said he had it out of a ship at Deptford that he had been at work on board; I asked the name of the ship, but he said he
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the things; I had been at work that day at Deptford; I was coming up with a man who had a cag of rum in a bag; this man laid hold of him; he let down the bag, and I was stopped with the bolt in my hand which the man gave me.</p>
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<p>243. (2d M.)
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<p>Q. When he confessed, was it in consequence of any promise not to prosecute him?</p>
<p>Miller. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember who he said he sold it to?</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am not guilty of the offence; they made me confess when I was in liquor; I did not know what I said.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He seemed to be very sober before Sir
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<p>244. (2d M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>As I was going along I saw a man come out of the shop; he threw the breeches down; I took them up and went into the ale house to call the breeches-maker; I told the man when he found me with them, they did not belong to me.</p>
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<p>245. (2d M.)
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<p>246. (2d M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I took the blanket home to mend; I was necessitated for money.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-25-person247" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to a watchmaker in Whitechapel. On Friday last, about twelve o'clock, the prisoner brought this piece of a silver tea spoon (producing it) to me, and I bought it.</p>
<p>Q. Do you make a practice of buying such things?</p>
<p>Jones. We buy them when they are brought to us.</p>
<p>Q. What you buy any thing that is brought to you?</p>
<p>Jones. I did it without a thought.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-25-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's; he confessed there he had sold them at six different places; he went with us to four places; we went to one Reynolds's in Rag-fair, where he said he had sold this handle ( producing the handle of a silver tea spoon) and got it; (the handle deposed to).</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing about it.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>I went to drink tea with Mrs. Sidney; I have lived with a young fellow three years, who threatened me if I did not bring him money; I saw the watch hang over the mantle piece; I took it for him, and thought to return it next day.</p>
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<p>Q. From Hatfield. Did I know any thing of it being taken out of the house?</p>
<p>Thorpe. No, he did not; we told him of it afterwards, but he did not see it taken out of the house, but we gave him part of the money; he went with us to assist us in disposing of it.</p>
<p>Q. from Price. Did I know of it being taken out of the house?</p>
<p>Thorpe. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Did Richardson know of it?</p>
<p>Thorpe. Yes, he took it.</p>
<p>Richardson's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing further than Thorpe desired me to sell the cloth for him, he said it was his own cloth, that it was sent him out of the country.</p>
<p>Price's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all of it. I was drinking in the public house, the Whittington and Cat; I went to my quarters; I know nothing at all of it.</p>
<p>For the Prisoners.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-31-person293" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at my father's on the 13th of February; the prosecutor came in and told me he had been robbed by the prisoner; he asked me what was best to do; I advised him to go to Sir
<persName id="t17740413-31-person294"> John Fielding
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<p>On his cross examination he said the prosecutor told him, that the prisoner, when he robbed him, said he would charge him with sodomitical practices; that the prisoner said he was going to Richmond; that the prosecutor was servant to his (the witness's) father; that the prisoner and he dined together once at his father's table; that he did not know his father's business, nor what the prosecutor was employed in when he was with him in town.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never robbed him of a farthing in the world; he gave me a great deal of money; I have had of him and his master I dare say to the amount of 20 l. one time and another; he said he was not his master, he kept him there; I asked him what he did; he would not give any account of it; Wilday at Brentford said, though he had lived so many years with his father he did not know how he lived.</p>
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<p>256. (2d M.)
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<p>The buckles and breeches produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-32-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a publick house in Red-Lion-street, Holborn; the prisoner is my countryman, a Staffordshire man; he asked me to give him room for a box for a few days that came from Gravesend; I said he was welcome; he brought the box and said he had lost the key of it; and desired I would send for a man to open it; when he opened it, there were a great many things in it; he said he should like to sell some of the things; there was a livery, a gold band, and among the rest a silver spoon; a Jew bought some gold lace and the spoon of him; my wife afterwards bought the spoon of the Jew for 2 s. 8 d. at the same time the prisoner made me a present of the bookcase (the pocket book and spoon produced and deposed to by the prosecutor). In a day or two after, he called for the box; I desired my servant to fetch it down; he tied some things in a handkerchief, and gave me this prayer book and these spurs (producing them).</p>
<p>Clark. My name is in the prayer book; it is mine, and it is my box.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-32-person310" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The night before the prisoner was taken he brought some clothes to the George in Monmouth-street, and desired my mistress to put them up for him; he said he was going to sea and would fetch them away next morning. (The clothes produced and deposed to by Clark).</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The box was given to me by a man in the street.</p>
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<p>Q. Was any promise made to him to confess?</p>
<p>Jefferson. Not that I know of. He was examined again the 21st of March; then there were seven pair of women's shoes produced by one Brooks. Elder acknowledged pawning seven pair of the shoes for Platt; Platt had lived with me seven months; he said he took them out of my shop; the woman said she did not know but they were Platt's own property.</p>
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<p>Platt's Defence.</p>
<p>My wife was lying-in; I was distressed for money, and sent Elder, who was nursing my wife at the time, to pawn them for me; she is innocent of it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to look at a ring for another person; I was to carry back the price and go again; I never meddled with the rings.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-37-person356" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's in Spitalfields, where the prisoner Rice had a room; I found the door locked; I broke it open and found these quilts. (They are produced and deposed to by Picking.)</p>
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<p>Picking. This was taken off my bed at the time that I was robbed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-37-person361" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About half past seven o'clock on Tuesday night, the day before the last execution, we were going along in Dyal-street, I and Rice and Perrier; Rice pushed his hat which covered his hand through a pane of glass at Picking's window without cutting his hand, and took out the gimblet which fastened the sash down, and threw up the sash, then he put me in at the window; by his directions I took the bed clothes off the bed and gave them out of window, some to Rice and some to Perrier: they carried them into Shoreditch; I was not there when they were pawned; they delivered them to these people to get pawned; they cheated me out of part of the money; I had but eight pence for my share; I cannot say who pawned them of my own knowledge.</p>
<p>Court. As there is no evidence against Perrier but that of the accomplice, I shall not call upon him for his defence.</p>
<p>Gross's Defence.</p>
<p>I had them from the accomplice, not Rice.</p>
<p>Rice's Defence.</p>
<p>Another man picked them up; I carried them home for him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740413-39-person371" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was coming through Caple-street, I saw the prisoner come by the prosecutor's door and catch down the handkerchiefs which were hanging at the door, pinned to a gown sleeve; he put them under his arm; I laid hold of him when he had got about five yards from the door; I found the handkerchiefs and two hats under his arm at the same time. (The handkerchiefs produced and deposed to by the prosecutor).</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to buy one of these handkerchiefs, as I had hold of them the wind blew pretty hard and they came down into my hand; I did not snatch them down.</p>
<p>Ragg. When I took him he offered me handkerchiefs and hats to let him go.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I believe he was so drunk he did not know what he said.</p>
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<p>267. (2d. M.)
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<p>268. (M.)
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<p>Mess. Baldero, Carter, Barnston, and Snaith, pay to Mr.