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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177409070001"/>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 7th, Thursday the 8th, Friday the 9th, Saturday the 10th, Monday the 12th, and Tuesday the 13th of SEPTEMBER, 1774.
<p>In the Fourteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Seventh SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>Taken down in SHORT-HAND by
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<p>Printed for J. WILLIAMS, No. 39, in Fleet Street.</p>
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<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery, held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>The *, +, ||, ++, and ~, refer to the Judges by whom the Prisoners were tried.</p>
<p>(L.) London Jury.</p>
<p>(M.) First Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>(2d M.) Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
<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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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-1-off2 t17740907-1-crimeloc5"/>; on Friday the 26th or 27th of May I lost thirty-nine musick plates and two copper-plates belonging to this work (producing a book of musick). I have the two copper-plates here; one cost three guineas the other one guinea engraving; they were found by the intelligence of Graves; Viner had been apprentice to me; I know nothing more of it but what I heard from the evidence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-1-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner two years; I was brought up to a glasier; I followed my business till within these two months; in Whitsun holidays the prisoners and I were playing at skittles at the Cheshire Cheese in Parker's-lane, and were talking of the robbery of one Check a carpenter in Drury-lane, for which a man had been hanged; I said I should like to read the sessions paper about it; Viner said if we would go to his master he would lend it us for nothing.</p>
<p>Q. Who did he mean by his master?</p>
<p>Graves. Mr. Harper; we all three went to this man's house for it; Viner and I staid at the top of Brownlow-street, and Norbury went in to borrow the paper; he staid about five minutes and then he brought out something in his apron very heavy; I did not know what it was at that time; he bid me lay hold of it; I did and took it across Drury-lane down King-street and through the Two Sugar Loaves a publick house, into Parker's-lane to my own lodgings; Norbury went with me; Viner left us when he saw Norbury come out of his master's house; he said he would have nothing to do with it, and ran away directly; when I came to my lodgings I opened them and found they were musical plates; there were forty-one or forty-two of them, and there were these two copper-plates on the top; I took notice of them and know them again by the figures; Norbury and I staid in my room all day and melted down the pewter plates, and then we took the pewter to one
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<interp inst="t17740907-1-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's room and asked him to sell them for us; there Viner met us; Parker said he would, and took them to several shops, but could not get rid of them; I took them to my lodgings that night; we went to Parker's in the morning, and he said he would get a woman to sell them for us; we went with her to St. Andrew's steps; she took one parcel and sold it, and then came and took the other parcel; there was about seventy pound weight of it; she sold it for half a guinea; I gave Norbury half a crown; he gave the woman a shilling and I gave her sixpence; Parker cheated us out of a good deal of the money, so I would not give him any thing; Viner came the next day to my lodgings and I paid him half a crown, which was a debt I owed him, but not on account of the pewter; Norbury had the two copper plates in his room in Long acre; he came to me and said he was going from his room and wanted to get rid of these things; he asked me to go with him to throw them in a pond; I did not chuse it; he went up into Parker's room and got him to go with him; he left him and went about two fields from him and hid them; afterwards Norbury was taken up for a highway robbery, and he got these plates out of the ground himself; Parker was taken for a highway robbery, and was an evidence against me for bringing some things to him, but the things not being produced I was discharged.</p>
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<p>Norbury's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the robbery; I went with the evidence into the field and he gave me the slip, and went away from me; I afterwards found these things in the field; I know nothing at all of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming down Holborn in my way home on the 11th of May last, I think it was a Wednesday; a woman met me and said sir, where are you going? I said my dear I am going home; said she, you had better go home with me; I said no, I objected to it, but I consented at last to go to some tavert with her; from thence she persuaded me to go home with her; we went to bed, and by and by the prisoner Price came up stairs; she called her sister and asked who she had got with her; the other said a gentleman; the prisoner said then I shall be deprived of my bed; I said no my girl you shall not, I will get up and go somewhere else; I offered to get up; she said no if I would give her something to drink she would sit up; I gave her a shilling; she brought some shrub, I drank some of it; I saw her sit in the chair before I went to sleep; when I waked I missed my watch, a French crown piece, about eighteen shillings in silver, my shoe and knee buckles, and a pocket book which contained notes to the amount of between four and five hundred pounds; and I lost a ticket of an annuity for eight pound a year for my life; I have since discovered that they destroyed them going to Gravesend; when I waked there was no one in the room; I stopped till the watchman came round at half past three o'clock I believe.</p>
<p>Q. Was your bedfellow gone too?</p>
<p>Webb. Yes; I called the watchman, and he called the woman up that rents the house and she lent me a shilling; I went into Gray's-inn-lane and sent for a gentleman to lend me ten guineas, and then I went and gave information at Sir
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person83" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Harrington a pawnbroker the corner of Benjamin-street; I took in this watch (producing it) of a man on the 13th of May last.</p>
<p>Q. What man?</p>
<p>Wilde. I do not remember the man again.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Did not the prisoner himself tell you that he did pawn the watch?</p>
<p>Wilde. No.</p>
<p>Q. Look at him?</p>
<p>Wilde. I do not know the man.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your oath?</p>
<p>Wilde. I do not know that I remember taking the watch of him; I have seen the man since he has been in custody, not before.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose it is a part of your business not to know the thieves that come to pawn things with you, it would spoil your trade if you knew them again?</p>
<p>Wilde. It is no interest in the world to me not to swear to the man.</p>
<p>Court. But it helps the trade very much, exceedingly so.</p>
<p>Wilde. No person is to foreswear himself; it was a youngish man.</p>
<p>Q. Do you believe that to be the man or not?</p>
<p>Wilde. It was a young man somewhat like him.</p>
<p>Q. In what part does he resemble the man?</p>
<p>Wilde. He does not resemble him in dress; the man I had the watch of was dressed well.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Is that your watch?</p>
<p>Webb. I believe I can swear positively to this watch; the watch-maker is here I bought it of.</p>
<p>Q. Do you or not swear to it?</p>
<p>Webb. I swear this is my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person85" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> asked me to be with her till I could get one; that was about a month before this affair happened; I went there; I staid with her till this affair was over, then I went down to Chatham with her.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember this affair happening?</p>
<p>Poldon. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was you in the house?</p>
<p>Poldon. I happened to be out that night; this gentleman was a-bed when I came home.</p>
<p>Q. What room was he a-bed in?</p>
<p>Poldon. A one pair of stairs room that this woman used to lie in;
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<p>Q. And
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<p>Polden. Yes;
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person93" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was the woman that was a-bed with the prosecutor; Price and she agreed to rob him; I desired they would not rob him, but they would. I saw the watch, the money, the two pair of silver buckles, and the pocket book after they came down stairs: they were all in the room together.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the watch?</p>
<p>Polden. I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see that gentleman in bed?</p>
<p>Polden. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it was that person?</p>
<p>Polden. I am sure it was that same person?</p>
<p>Q. Did you go up with them?</p>
<p>Polden. I was in the room when they all came up stairs; I was with
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person94" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; the others were down stairs; they came up afterwards; when I found they would be obstinate and rob the gentleman, I went down stairs; after they had robbed him, they persuaded me to go down to Chatham with them.</p>
<p>Q. What was their business to go there?</p>
<p>Polden. No further business than to be out of the way; they went directly down to Dark-house-lane; we staid at Chatham one night; then we came up to London; they left me at Darkhouse-lane, and I never saw them after till they were taken.
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the prisoner, sat at the top of the Gravesend boat, and tore the notes and threw them into the Thames.</p>
<p>Q. from Price. Did you see me rob the gentleman?</p>
<p>Polden. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Was she in the room when the gentleman was robbed?</p>
<p>Polden. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. from Price. Did you see the goods upon me?</p>
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<p>Edwards. I am certain I never took any of the property; she said before Sir
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<p>Court. Did you say that?</p>
<p>Polden. No, I did not see him; I was down stairs.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the last witness first in Clerkenwell; she mentioned to another person that she went off with the prisoners and things down to Chatham; she said she was concerned in the robbery; upon that I took her to Sir
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<p>Q. Did you hear her say she was concerned in the robbery?</p>
<p>Russell. She said she was in the house when the robbery was done; she was taken before the Justice, and admitted an evidence. I took
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<p>Q. Did you find any thing upon either of them?</p>
<p>Russell. No; both the prisoners owned to the fact.</p>
<p>Price's Defence.</p>
<p>That gentleman brought
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<p>Edwards's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all about it.</p>
<p>Russell. When I took
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<p>Prosecutor. The father of this woman as he called himself offered me a hundred pounds to make it up.</p>
<p>Russell. The father lives but about seven or eight doors from the pawnbroker's.</p>
<p>Court to Wilde. Do you know
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<p>Wilde. Not before this happened.</p>
<p>Q. He lives but seven doors from you?</p>
<p>Wilde. I have lived there but half a year.</p>
<p>Court. I have seen you here upon some occasion before.</p>
<p>Wilde. I did not live in that part of the town; I never saw him to my knowledge in my life before.</p>
<p>Russell. The pawnbroker said he had taken
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<p>Prosecutor. I heard him say I did not think at first that you are the man; he said, yes, I am the man; said he, why you are not so well cloathed as you was before, I think you look very thin.</p>
<p>Russell. The pawnbroker at the Rotation office said he was the man that pawned the watch.</p>
<p>Edwards. Russell came up to my father and said if you will give me one, meaning one guinea, he would clear me; here is a person in Court will answer to the sum; he came three or four times; at last when he found my father would give him nothing, he said if you would give me fifty guineas I would not take it, but he would do his endeavour to hang me if it was possible.</p>
<p>Court to Wilde. This man, according to the evidence, said he had pawned several good things to you before?</p>
<p>Wilde. I never took any of him, it was before I came to the shop then.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. What business are you?</p>
<p>Newton. None at all.</p>
<p>Q. Are you a housekeeper?</p>
<p>Newton. No, I work to get my bread.</p>
<p>Q. How do you work?</p>
<p>Newton. I wait upon a gentleman.</p>
<p>Q. Are you in service?</p>
<p>Newton. It is like a service.</p>
<p>Q. Do you wait sometimes upon one gentleman and sometimes upon another?</p>
<p>Newton. No; I wait upon a gentleman: I know
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<p>Q. Which man?</p>
<p>Newton. Russell.</p>
<p>Q. What was you to give?</p>
<p>Newton. A guinea.</p>
<p>Q. A guinea!</p>
<p>Newton. I was to give them something; I did not understand their phrase.</p>
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<p>Q. Was you often with him?</p>
<p>Downes. No great matters, no otherwise than I used the house where the father uses.</p>
<p>Q. Then you know the father better than him?</p>
<p>Downes. He is a very honest man; the prisoner lodged at my house within these eight months: I live on Saffron-hill.</p>
<p>Q. How long did he lodge in your house?</p>
<p>Downes. About three months; it might he more.</p>
<p>Court. Did you hear of this robbery?</p>
<p>Downes. I never heard a word of it till this morning: he behaved honest and kept good hours in my house.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-3-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a twelve-months; he has worked for me; he always brought his work home according to his time; I never knew any bad character of him; I have left him in my shop; I never found any thing deficient.</p>
<p>Q. to Wilde. What name was the watch pawned in?</p>
<p>Wilde. In the name of
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<p>Court. Why did not you mention that before, Sir?</p>
<p>Edwards. There were two Edwards of us; the other might pawn it as well as me; he is gone abroad; he is the person I believe that is more guilty than I am.</p>
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<p>Henry Wilde received a very severs reprimand from the Court for the impropriety of his conduct.</p> </div1>
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<p>I never took any thing out of the gentleman's house.</p>
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<p>Stafford Greenway. On the first of August about eleven in the forenoon as I was going up Holborn-hill, a person clapped me upon the shoulder and told me I had lost my handkerchief, and pointed to the prisoner who then was running; I immediately missed my handkerchief; I pursued the boy and cried stop thief! several other people ran after him; I saw a gentleman stop him in Hatton Garden; I saw the prisoner make a motion with his hand, but I did not see him throw any thing out of his hand, being some distance from him; afterwards the handkerchief was handed up to me out of an area in Hatton Garden. (The handkerchief produced and deposed to by the prosecutor).</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-7-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing by St. Andrew's church; I saw the prisoner pick the prosecutor's pocket; I ran after him and cried stop thief; I was very near him till he was stopped; I saw him throw the handkerchief down an area in Hatton Garden, next door to Mr. Taylor's, the oculist; there being no one in the house, a person went over the rails and got the handkerchief, which he delivered to the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was standing by the church; I saw a mob run; I ran to see what was the matter and was falsely charged with being the person that stole the handkerchief.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-8-person147" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 26th of July, about two o'clock in the morning, on the other side Temple Bar I saw fourteen or sixteen girls of the town on a fish stall; Bailiss and King came up to me and desired me to give them a glass of wine; I told them it was too late for wine or any thing else, and desired they would let me go about my business; they told me they had had but a glass of gin each of them for the night and were almost ready to faint, and again entreated me to give them a glass of wine, and they would carry me to a reputable house; I went with them to the Ship and Dolphin tavern, which has been since christened the King's Head tavern; one of the girls knocked at the door; the waiter opened it, and we were shewn into a room on the left hand; I called for a pint of red port, the waiter brought it and went out of the room immediately; they used some indecencies which I resisted; then Bailiss clapped her hand on my thigh and said here is money; they were feeling about my waistcoat and breeches; upon that I took my purse, containing the money, out of my breeches pocket and put it in my side coat pocket; they then drew their chairs nearer to me and clapped their hands round me, and Bailiss got the purse out of my pocket; as she drew it out I heard the money chink, and saw her give it to the other girl; I wrenched myself from them and said this is the most barefaced robbery I ever saw, and called the waiter and told him I had been robbed, and desired him to call his master; the waiter said it was a house of reputation and that he would not call his master for any such fellow as I was; I said I was robbed of five guineas and a half, and desired him again to call his master or the watchman, or somebody; he said d - n you, you scoundrel, you do not look as if you was worth five guineas and a half in the world, and he would not go to call his master; the girls then said if I made a noise they would murder me; upon which the girls made up to the waiter and seemed to give him the money, but I did not actually see them give him the money;
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177409070009"/> as soon as they had so done he called them whoring bitches and said he would get a constable; he went out and I saw no more of him till he came in with the constable; then one of the girls asked me where my purse was, I said in my side pocket; she said where, I said here, shewing her my pocket; she said it is not there now; I said no, and pulled out some books, and said on the table for her to feel; she put her hand in, as my hand was in my pocket, and put the empty purse into my hand; I said if she would give me the contents I would make her a present of the purse; when the constable came the girls were searched, but no money was found upon them.</p>
<p>Q. from Bailiss. Did not you say when we went into the house that you had no money, and that if you called for any more than a pint of wine you should have nothing left to give the waiter, and when the constable came in you believed you said the waiter was an honest fellow, and you would reward him next day; but the constable said he was a blackguard and it was necessary to take him to the watch-house?</p>
<p>Nelson. It is totally false.</p>
<p>Q. from King. Did not you say if I would give you my company, you had no more money now, but would give me half a guinea if I called at the Union coffee house next day?</p>
<p>Nelson. No.</p>
<p>Q. from Smith: Did not I fetch a constable when you told me you had been robbed?</p>
<p>Nelson. No, not at first.</p>
<p>Court. Does the same man keep that house now?</p>
<p>Nelson. Yes.</p>
<p>- Swift. I am a constable; I was sent for to the Ship and Dolphin on the 26th of July, about half after two in the morning; the watchman called me; the prosecutor said he had been robbed by the girls of five guineas and a half; I believe Smith let me in; I searched the girls but found nothing upon them; I asked if any body else had been in the room; he said nobody but the waiter; I said I dare say if the waiter has been in the room the money is not now in the room; I stripped the girls to their shifts and searched the chairs and round the room, but could not find the money; I rung for the waiter and searched him, but I found nothing but some silver on him.</p>
<p>Bailiss's Defence.</p>
<p>I was standing by Temple Bar; the prosecutor came and took King by the hand and said he would give her a glass of wine, and bid her bring me with her; we went to the Ship and Dolphin; he said he would only call for a pint of wine, because he had no more money; that if he called for a bottle he should have nothing to give the waiter; when we had drank the wine he called the waiter and said he was robbed of five guineas, and bid him call the watch; I never saw any more money than what paid for the wine.</p>
<p>King's Defence.</p>
<p>He said he had no money, but if I would give him my company, if I came to the Union coffee house next day, he would give me half a guinea.</p>
<p>Smith's Defence.</p>
<p>This gentleman came in between two and three in the morning with the women, and called for a pint of wine; in about five minutes he called me and said he was robbed of five guineas; I went out and brought in three watchmen; he said before the watchmen I was an honest fellow, and he would reward me next day.</p>
<p>Smith called two women who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>563. (2d M.)
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<interp inst="t17740907-9-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Crown-court, Soho; the prisoner was my
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<p>Q. from the prisoner. If I did not tell you before that I wanted a piece of dimity?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177409070010"/>Markey. He asked me if I had a remnant of quilting, that he could get a customer for it.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. It was her sister had the Irish cloth.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I bought the goods of my master; I mentioned it to him before I took them away.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The young man gave me the sixpence and buttons for lying with me, and promised to bring me another six-pence for the buttons.</p>
<p>Q. Did any thing of that kind pass?</p>
<p>Upham. No, I never spoke a word to her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-11-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am father to the prosecutor: I happened by accident to be going that way and met him; he told me he had been dragged into a house and robbed; I got a constable and took the prisoner; she was taken to a public house and searched and the money found upon her.</p>
<p>The prosecutor called two women,
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<p>566. (L.)
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<p>Thomas Hill. On the 12th of July last, as I was going up
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never saw the man's handkerchief in my life.</p>
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<p>567. (L.)
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<p>568. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17740907-14-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 17th of August, as I was going up
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-14-off71 t17740907-14-crimeloc73"/>, I saw the prisoner take this handkerchief ( producing it) out of a porter's pocket, who had a load on his back; I crossed the way, laid hold of the prisoner, and sent after the
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177409070011"/> porter; he came back and said it was his handkerchief, and appointed to meet me at the Compter but did not.</p>
<p>The prisoner, in his defence, said he picked the handkerchief up.</p>
<p>He called his father, and a publican with whom be lodged in Theobald's-row, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>569 (L.)
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<persName id="t17740907-15-person178"> Daniel Pinder
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<interp inst="t17740907-15-person178" type="given" value="Daniel"/>
<interp inst="t17740907-15-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 31st of August, about twelve at noon, as I was going along
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-15-off76 t17740907-15-crimeloc78"/>, to Mr. Child's, the banker, just by St. Dunstan's church, a lad told me I had lost my handkerchief; I turned round and saw the prisoner putting it in his breeches; the young man that told me had hold of him; I had the handkerchief in my hand not above a minute before; I can swear to the handkerchief; I had a piece of them.</p>
<persName id="t17740907-15-person179"> John Sharpe
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<interp inst="t17740907-15-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming down Fleet-street on the 31st of August; I saw the prisoner follow the prosecutor about ten yards; when he came up to St. Dunstan's church I saw him take the handkerchief out of his pocket; I tapped the prosecutor on the shoulder, and told him his pocket had been picked; he turned round and laid hold of the prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I drive a jack-ass; I sent a boy out with a bushel of plumbs; I was going to see after him; just as I came by St. Dunstan's church something came against my lap; I laid hold of it, and found it to be a handkerchief; this gentleman was twenty yards from me; I never was nigh the gentleman till he came and laid hold of me.</p>
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<p>570. (L.)
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<persName id="t17740907-16-person184"> Ann Spencer
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<interp inst="t17740907-16-person184" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the wife of
<persName id="t17740907-16-person185"> John Spencer
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<interp inst="t17740907-16-person185" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17740907-16-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> : I work for Alderman Kirkman in the silk-winding-way. On the 9th of July I went to carry home my work; as I returned I stopped at the corner of
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-16-off81 t17740907-16-crimeloc83"/> for a peck of pease; I set down my basket with my work and money in it; a lad informed me the prisoner had taken my money; I missed it, and the lad and I pursued him through Bishopsgate church yard; he was taken at the further end of Moorfields, and the money found upon him; it was all halfpence, wrapped up in brown paper; I never lost fight of him till he was taken.</p>
<persName id="t17740907-16-person186"> Samuel Taylor
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<p>Q. How old are you?</p>
<p>Taylor. Thirteen the 29th of March.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the nature of an oath?</p>
<p>Taylor. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what would become of you if you come into a Court of Justice and take a false oath?</p>
<p>Taylor. Yes, I shall go to hell; on the 9th of July I saw Mrs. Spencer put her basket down at a pea cart the corner of Bishopsgate church yard, about eleven o'clock; there was a paper of halfpence in the basket; the paper was not tied up but was open.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. It lay on the top of the cloth the work was in; any body might see it.</p>
<p>Taylor. I saw the prisoner stoop down and take the money out of the basket, and run down Bishopsgate church yard; I told the woman directly, and she and I ran after him till he was taken.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-16-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; I met the prisoner in Bishopsgate church yard, running as fast as he could; just after I met the prosecutrix running, who said she was robbed of her all by a man in a brown coat; I pursued him; he was stopped in Moorfields before I came up to him.</p>
<persName id="t17740907-16-person188"> John Barber
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<interp inst="t17740907-16-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was coming a-cross Moorfields, I heard the cry of - stop thief; I stopped the prisoner and asked him what he had stole; he said two or three halfpence; he produced a paper of halfpence; he had them in his hand; in taking of them some dropped.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the halfpence by the wheel of the pea cart; as I picked them up a man come by and asked what I had got; I said a paper, and went away; a man stopped me, and said I had stole the halfpence; the woman came up and said they were her's; I bid her if they were her property to take them; I had given them to Barber.</p>
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<p>571; 572. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-17-off86 t17740907-17-crimeloc89"/>. On the 2d of this month the two prisoners came into my master's shop, and asked to see some printed linens; I handed down one piece; they did not like that; I shewed them two or three pieces more; they asked me the price; I told them two shillings a yard was the lowest; they bid me twenty-one pence; I told them I could not take any less; as they were going out I saw Hinchley hold her left leg on one side, which gave me a suspicion she had stole something; I jumped over the compter, and called them back; they came back; I asked Hinchley what she had got; she said nothing; I put my hand to her apron, and a piece of Scotch cloth fell down; there were thirteen yards and a half; she said she knew nothing about it; that it was lying on the ground before; but I am certain it was not on the floor when I called them back.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-17-person197" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming through Hanway-yard on the 2d of September; I heard this young man call the prisoners back, and said they should have it: I supposed they had bid for something; as they returned back I saw a piece of linen fall. Hinchley took it off the ground; as soon as she came into the shop I saw the young man take it from her.</p>
<p>Hinchley's Defence.</p>
<p>It dropped in the shop, it did not drop from me.</p>
<p>Hinchley called four witnesses to her character.</p>
<p>There being no evidence to affect
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<p>573. (2d M.)
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<p>576. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-20-defend212 t17740907-20-deflabel102"/>. On the 24th of August I was informed he had two knots of silk in his pocket; when he was going home at night I stopped him and charged him with it; he denied it; I bid him feel; he then pulled out a piece of bread, and a piece of paper; I desired him to feel in his other pocket; he pulled out a handkerchief wrapped up, and said there was nothing else in his pocket; I asked him the contents of the handkerchief; he then said there was a bit of silk in it, and said he hoped I would not punish him; I told him the law should take its course; he said he was to have told it that night at eight o'clock to one Gawthorn.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>My jacket hangs up all day; the men go to my pocket when they want a chaw of tobacco; I suppose they put it in my pocket to get me into a hobble.</p>
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<p>577. (M.)
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<p>578. (2d M.)
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<p>579. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17740907-23-person228" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-23-defend225 t17740907-23-deflabel115"/>; she lived with me two days; I saw the several things mentioned in the indictment just before the prisoner left my service, which the about nine o'clock; I missed them soon after she was gone; I found them at several pawnbrokers.</p>
<p>A pawnbroker produced a linen bed gown, which he said he received of the prisoner, he deposed that the prisoner was thirteen years old, and was often employed to pawn things by her mother; that she behaved honestly. Another pawnbroker produced a parcel of things mentioned in the indictment, which were deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was drawn in by two bad girls. I leave myself to the mercy of the Court.</p>
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<p>580. (M.)
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<persName id="t17740907-24-person233"> Winifred Gibson
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-24-victim232 t17740907-24-viclabel122"/>: all the things mentioned in the indictment were my own except the shirt and stockings; they were in a one-pair-of-stairs room; some were upon the chamber horse in the room; there was an alaram of my chimney being on fire; I went out and staid about half an hour; they were all safe in my apartment when I went out, and gone when I returned.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-24-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; the prisoner brought me this parcel of linen to pawn (produced and deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>The constable deposed that he had a warrant to search the prisoner's apartments; that he found same linen, which was produced and deposed to by the prosecutrix.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not steal the things.</p>
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<p>581. (M.)
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<p>585. (M.)
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<p>The Prosecutor was called, but did not appear, his recognizance was ordered to be estreated.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-30-off145 t17740907-30-crimeloc148"/>. On the 7th of July last, about three in the morning, I missed two bundles; the prisoner was brought up by the landlord with two bundles in which all my things were, except the watch and some of the other prosecutor (Marshall's) goods.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-30-person262" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I lay in the same bed with Mr. Cosgrave; the prisoner lay in the same room; being awake about three in the morning I saw him go out of the room with two bundles under his left arm; I awaked Cosgrave and rose myself; I presently missed my shirt; I ran down stairs, and stopped the prisoner at the door; I saw the prisoner drop two bundles down the kitchen stairs; they were brought up in these bundles; they were my goods. (They were produced in Court and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>587, 588, 589, 590, 591. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-31-off151 t17740907-31-crimeloc153"/>. When I came down in the morning of the 4th of August, at a little after six o'clock, I missed all my men out of the brewhouse; I went to the back door; there I saw them about a house where the prisoner lived; I went up to them; the men told me the people in that house had got some of my pigs; we waited till a constable came; as soon as he came we went into the house; there we found the two pigs dead in the cellar: I am certain they are my pigs; I keep about six or seven. The inhabitants of the house do not bear the best of characters; we could not tell which were the thieves; so we took up all the men in the house; it is a lodging house; Perkins appeared to be the master of it; they were all in the house in different apartments; they all said they did not know any thing about the matter.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-31-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live near Mr. Cummins's, at the back of the house these people were in. I was getting up about six in the morning; I heard the crying of two pigs; I looked out and saw them drive the pigs out of the road way from the brewhouse wall into their own yard; Fossett was the chief man in it; he threw something to the gateway, by which means the pigs followed;
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<interp inst="t17740907-31-person278" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Cummins; Hatch gave me information that he had seen what he has now said; upon which I took several of Mr. Cummins's men out of the brewhouse, and went up to the house; I believe one or two of his men looked down into an open cellar window, and said they saw some pigs there; I went down into the cellar, and found two hogs stuck; one hung up and the other was on the floor.</p>
<persName id="t17740907-31-person279"> Samuel Downes
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<interp inst="t17740907-31-person279" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was present at the search; I found the hogs in the cellar, and a pointer, a fox hound, and a spaniel; the pointer was hanged.</p>
<p>Newsom's Defence.</p>
<p>I keep fowls in this young fellow's yard; in the morning when I got up the pigs were got
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<p>Perkin's Defence.</p>
<p>I was asleep at the time.</p>
<p>Higgins called two witnesses, who said they had seen him drive the pigs out of the yard several times.</p>
<p>Newsom called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>They called another witness who said he saw the pigs go into the yard that morning of their own accord, and that bearing the prisoners were taken up made him take account of the day.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17740907-32-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; I stand at the corner of Silver-street; on the 9th of August, about two in the morning I heard watch called twice; on the second call I went, and about five doors down Wood-street, saw Hall and the prisoner both down together, by the side of the kennel; Hall said the prisoner had robbed him of his watch and handkerchief, and throwed it over on the pavement; when I came up they were struggling to get up; I found the watch about a foot from him on the pavement, and the handkerchief about half a yard from the watch.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Whether the prosecutor was not asleep on a bench near his stand?</p>
<p>Vernon. I had not seen him before; the watchman who was on the stand before me who went off at two o'clock told me there was a man asleep there.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He swore before my Lord Mayor he was on the stand, and saw the man asleep on the bench.</p>
<p>Vernon. I never said such a word.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-32-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman in Silver-street; I asked the last witness who was asleep on the bench; he said a post boy belonging to the Little Axe, in Wood-street, as the watchman told him that was gone off the stand, and bid me let him alone, that he would take no hurt; I saw him lying there with his left leg on the bench, and his right on the ground; I went up Silver-street to my box; I had not been there above a quarter of an hour before I heard the cry of watch, two or three different times, pretty loud; I looked down Silver street, and missing my partner's lanthorn I thought there was something amiss; I went down to Wood-street and saw the prisoner, prosecutor and watchman standing together; the prosecutor said he had been robbed of his watch and handkerchief; I advised taking the prisoner to the watch-house to be examined; when we came to the watch-house the prosecutor said he looked like a poor fellow, and if he would give the watchmen half a crown to drink and he had his goods, he would give himself no further trouble about it; I said it was a capital offence, and he should do no such thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-33-person294" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the prisoner near two in the morning by Lady Dacre's Alm's-houses; he was running as fast as he could; I asked him what was the matter, he said nothing at all and ran off; I said I can run as fast you; I did so and seized him; the prisoner said God bless you let me go, it is only for taking a woman's hat, and he offered to give me three-pence, which was all the money he had; I took him to St. Margaret's round house, and on Monday to Sir
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am a
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<p>The prisoner called three gentlemen he had worked for, who gave him an exceeding good character.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutrix. Did he make any marks in your throat by this squeeze?</p>
<p>Williams. No, my throat was very sore.</p>
<p>Q. Did you complain of it?</p>
<p>Williams. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take notice of the other man that was with the prisoner?</p>
<p>Williams. I did not, I only kept him in fight.</p>
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<p>(The witnesses were examined apart at the request of the prisoner.)</p>
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<p>Q. What countrywoman are you?</p>
<p>Fry. Hampshire.</p>
<p>Q. Had you no other lodging than that in the barn?</p>
<p>Fry. No; a man and his wife and I lay there.</p>
<p>Q. What business do you do?</p>
<p>Fry. Gather pease; the prisoner
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<p>Q. What is he?</p>
<p>Fry. A
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17740907-34-defend297 t17740907-34-deflabel175"/>; he began to be very rude with me; I begged of him to let me alone; he said he would not, he would do so and so; I cried out all I could; while the man was gone to call his sister the prisoner laid hold upon me; my handkerchief was tucked in my bosom; he pulled the corner of it out of my bosom, and in the corner of it I had three-pence, and he snatched it out; after that he swore if I made such a noise he would take my gown off, and my shoes; I said I did not care, he should not use me so: finding assistance coming he drew his knife upon me.</p>
<p>Q. What time of night was this?</p>
<p>Fry. Between two and three o'clock in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. How far from the dwelling house?</p>
<p>Fry. As far as to the yard; he heard assistance just coming; the gentlemen took his knife from him; when they came in he got from me, and pretended to be asleep; instead of taking him first, they took a young man.</p>
<p>Q. What was there another young man in the barn at the time?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. At the time you say that he lay with you?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You must tell me what he did with you?</p>
<p>Fry. He lay with me.</p>
<p>Q. You must tell me how: you have been told that I dare say.</p>
<p>Fry. He lay with me.</p>
<p>Q. How?</p>
<p>Fry. The same as all men.</p>
<p>Q. How?</p>
<p>Fry. He entered my body.</p>
<p>Q. With what?</p>
<p>Fry. With what he was made of.</p>
<p>Q. What did he do first?</p>
<p>Fry. He began pulling me about; afterwards he took his breeches down and pulled by my coats.</p>
<p>Q. How long was he about it?</p>
<p>Fry. He was with me about half an hour.</p>
<p>Q. With you about half an hour?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How long before he ravished you?</p>
<p>Fry. A quarter may be.</p>
<p>Q. Was the young man you speak of in the barn all this while?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you call out to him?</p>
<p>Fry. I called out murder ever so many times.</p>
<p>Q. You resisted and struggled all you could?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes, while I had breath.</p>
<p>Q. Was it through mere weakness he got the better of you?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did any thing come from him when he entered you?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes, there did.</p>
<p>Q. What?</p>
<p>Fry. His nature.</p>
<p>Q. All this while there was another man in the barn?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know this man before?</p>
<p>Fry. I never saw him before.</p>
<p>Questions from the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. How many other people were in the barn at the same time?</p>
<p>Fry. Four.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a barn or hay loft?</p>
<p>Fry. It was in the end of the barn, you know very well.</p>
<p>Q. How many people were in the place at the same time?</p>
<p>Fry. Four when you came in first; two went out; one was left there.</p>
<p>Q. Who came in with me or before me?</p>
<p>Fry. Nobody.</p>
<p>Court. Were there four people in the barn at the time he lay with you?</p>
<p>Fry. As soon as they heard a noise two women went away.</p>
<p>Q. Who were the four people in the barn?</p>
<p>Fry. They were strangers to me; Watson and his wife I knew.</p>
<p>Q. What young man left his hat behind with a handkerchief bound round it?</p>
<p>Fry. Nobody.</p>
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<p>Fry. Yes, upon my oath.</p>
<p>Q. Was I laid down by you when they took me?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes, a little way off.</p>
<p>Q. Was you laid down when they took me?</p>
<p>Fry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You do not remember the young man that left his hat and handkerchief by you?</p>
<p>Fry. No.</p>
<p>Q. Whose hat was that they could not find the owner of?</p>
<p>Fry. Nobody's as I know of.</p>
<p>Court. Was you standing when he went into the place?</p>
<p>Fry. No, lying down.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-34-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . She cried out for assistance; she begged and prayed of him to be easy and quiet, and leave her alone; with that I got up to her assistance, and there were others went out and called for assistance.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go to her assistance?</p>
<p>Watson. I was afraid unless somebody came to assist me.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say he was doing to her?</p>
<p>Watson. She begged he would be quiet; she said she was never served so before.</p>
<p>Q. Who was the other man?</p>
<p>Watson. A Mr. Fielder.</p>
<p>Q. What is Mr. Fielder?</p>
<p>Watson. A waterman.</p>
<p>Q. Was he there before?</p>
<p>Watson. No, when they came to take him they took me first; they went out to the light to see who I was; then they let me go; they went back and found the prisoner, and they took him.</p>
<p>Q. What became of the two other people that were there when she cried out?</p>
<p>Watson. They went to call more assistance.</p>
<p>Q. You were three to one, why did not you go to her assistance?</p>
<p>Watson. Because he had a knife drawn in his hand; we were afraid.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know that?</p>
<p>Watson. She said take care do not come nigh, he has got a drawn knife in his hand.</p>
<p>Q. Then she desired you not to come nigh?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. So she herself told you that he had a knife and that you should not come?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. How many were there of you?</p>
<p>Watson. There were my wife;
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<interp inst="t17740907-34-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About two in the morning two women came to the London Apprentice; they called for the constable, and said, two vile fellows were in the barn; Clements set them to call the constable and beadle; I got up, knocked at the door, and waked Lewis; the women said Mr. Clements sent them to call them up, for there were two thieves in the barn; Lewis went up to the barn with me; Clements and his wife came down stairs; as soon as they saw Lewis, they said two vile fellows had been there a long while, they were afraid of coming down stairs for fear of being killed; I went into the barn with a key of what they keep the cart down with; I felt round the barn; I felt Watson first; I dragged him out; he said, Fielder, you know me, I am not the man; the other two men are in the barn now; there were two at first, but one got away; there was one man along with the prisoner feeling? round the barn again I found the prisoner lying among some straw; I shook him; hollow, get up, said I, why do you sleep here; so I took him by the collar, and pulled him outside the barn door; Lewis standing by, said, you rascal, if you offer to stir I will blow your brains out; I searched him to see if he had any fire arms; I found a knife in his pocket; I took it from him; the girl before that said he was going to cut her throat without he would give her the money and let him do what he would with her; the girl said before that it was a white handle knife; I took this knife out of his pocket (producing a white handle knife.)</p>
<p>Questions from the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. Were there many people in the barn besides me?</p>
<p>Fielder. I took
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<p>Q. Did you find any clothes there?</p>
<p>Fielder. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any man's hat there?</p>
<p>Fielder. Yes, which you said belonged to the other man.</p>
<p>Q. Was I then asleep or awake upon your oath to the best of your knowledge?</p>
<p>Fielder. I do not think you was asleep.</p>
<p>Court. What was the girls, first complaint?</p>
<p>Fielder. She said he had snatched three-pence from the corner of her handkerchief, and had ravished her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-34-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Between two and three in the morning of the 10th of July, I was called down; there was an alarm at the door; two or three persons had seized the prisoner; they told me they took him in a barn; I asked the man why when the girl cried out, as he said, he did not go to assist her; he said because the man swore if there came any body to assist her he would rip him up, and he had a drawn knife in his hand; I asked him how he knew that; he said because the girl mentioned something of it in her crying out.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went into this place to lie down an hour for rest till the tide served, and the other young fellow,
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<interp inst="t17740907-34-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , he got up into the hay lost, and said there was some straw to lie upon; he said come up here and lie down; I got up; I was feeling about upon my hands and knees; I could not see where he lay; I was afraid to feel upon my legs for fear of hurting myself; I clapped my hands upon a woman's gown; I said here is a woman; she made answer and said if I lie down with one man, I will not with two or three; I lay down at some distance from them; the girl made answer and said no man shall be concerned with me except he pay me for it; he said what do you want; said she sixpence, and whether he gave her sixpence or threepence that she said she lost I cannot tell; I never spoke another word till they took me.</p>
<p>Q. to Watson. It comes out now, there were five; there was your wife, the woman you call Peggy,
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<p>Watson. I never heard the other man nor saw him.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know he was there?</p>
<p>Watson. No, I don't know he was.</p>
<p>Q. to Fielder. Who told you that there was another man?</p>
<p>Fielder. The two witnesses that came to call the beadle up.</p>
<p>Q. Who were they?</p>
<p>Fielder. I never saw them before nor since; they were two country girls that go gathering pease in the summer time for farmers; we found a hat there that nobody owned.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutrix. Did you ever see the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Fry. No.</p>
<p>Q. You never saw him till after this matter was over?</p>
<p>Fry. No, it was dark.</p>
<p>Q. What business are you of?</p>
<p>Fry. I work in the gardens gathering pease.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you been there?</p>
<p>Fry. Ten or eleven weeks.</p>
<p>Q. Where do your relations live?</p>
<p>Fry. In Hampshire.</p>
<p>Q. Have you sent to them upon this occasion?</p>
<p>Fry. I have only one sister in Hampshire.</p>
<p>Q. Does any body appear here to give any account of you?</p>
<p>Fry. No.</p>
<p>Q. from the Jury. As this was done in the dark and you could not see this man, how do you know it was this man as there were two of them?</p>
<p>Fry. Because the man was at the end of the barn with me all the time; when he heard the people coming he got from me, it was then peep of day.</p>
<p>Q. Can you venture to swear it was not another man?</p>
<p>Fry. No.</p>
<p>Q. I asked you just now and you said you never saw the man till this matter was over?</p>
<p>Fry. Not till they brought him into the yard; I am sure there was none but him.</p>
<p>Q. Well but who did the hat belong to?</p>
<p>Fry. I did not see the hat.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I never wronged man, woman, nor child of a pin or pins point in my life; I was asked if the man was gone off; I said yes, I dare say he committed the affair, I must suffer for; she knew the man was in the place, before I came; in he was a broad side of her.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the prosecutor sober or otherwise?</p>
<p>Payne. I cannot say whether he was drunk or sober. I never saw him before that time; he seemed flustered; whether that was occasioned by the robbery and the blows I cannot say; I have no reason to say he was drunk from what I saw of him.</p>
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<p>A woman I never saw before met me at the top of the Haymarket, and sent me to pawn them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-37-person334" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 21st of August, between nine and ten at night, I heard a cry of stop thief, in Petticoat-lane; I met the prisoner in Tripe-yard; I catched him in my arms and we both fell to the ground; I kept him till the prosecutor came up, who said the prisoner had robbed him of his handkerchief; I made him strip and the handkerchief dropped from him; Mr. Adams took it up.</p>
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<interp inst="t17740907-37-person335" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 21st of August I was present when the prisoner was stopped; as he stripped I saw something drop from him; I took it up and it proved to be the prosecutor's handkerchief.</p>
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<p>I was going up Petticoat-lane; I heard a cry of stop thief; the prosecutor came up and said I had his handkerchief; I stripped off my clothes; somebody produced a handkerchief and said it fell from me; I never had it.</p>
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<p>600. (M.)
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<p>601. (2d M.)
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<p>602. (2d M.)
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<p>603. (2d M.)
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<p>604. (2d M.)
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