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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177410190001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Gaol-Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX; HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 19th, Friday the 21st, Saturday the 22d, Monday the 24th, and Tuesday the 25th of OCTOBER, 1774.
<p>In the Fourteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Eighth 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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<p>Q. What time did you discover that your house was broke open?</p>
<p>Keatt. Before six o'clock in the morning; it was then light.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-1-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; the next morning after the house was broke open, I was informed the two prisoners were gone down to the water side; I went thither and saw them setting off in a boat; I called to the waterman to come back to shore; I think but I am not sure that I saw one of the prisoners slip something out of the boat into the water; I had the Thames searched, and there was a handkerchief found there, which was brought to Guildhall at Westminster; it contained the metal watch and some other things mentioned in the indictment.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-1-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's men; I was with Mr. Bond; we pursued the prisoners down to the water side, where I saw the prisoners in a boat going off from shore; we called to the waterman to come back; the prisoners were very desirous of going off; I think I saw something thrown overboard, but I am not certain. I searched the prisoners, and in the pocket of one of them I found two half crowns, but that was not any part of the prosecutor's money; the goods were brought up afterwards by a waterman, whose name is Dodsley. I have had them in my custody ever since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-1-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a waterman; last Friday was three weeks, between eleven and twelve o'clock, I took the two prisoners into my boat on the lower side of Westminster Bridge; when I got about a boat and a half's length from the shore, Mr. Bond and Mr. Heley called to me to come back; the prisoners wanted me to row on; I saw the prisoner Jones slide a reddish handkerchief by the larboard side of the boat into the river; I did not at that time ask him what he had thrown into the water because I was flurried.</p>
<p>Q. from one of the prisoners. Whether there were not other boats with people about at the time that might have put the handkerchief into the river?</p>
<p>Sayer. There were other boats about the shore, but I did not see any that had any passengers in them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-1-person55" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , jun. I took up the handkerchief about the middle of the second arch of Westminster Bridge; at that time it was low water; I saw people groping about with hooks in order to discover something; I stripped and went into the water and struck it with my foot; I took it up and delivered it afterwards to my father; that was the same handkerchief that is produced; I know it by some holes at the corners; I could tell by the feel there was money and a watch in it.</p>
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<p>(The goods being produced were deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
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<p>Q. from Coleby. If you did not offer to deliver the handkerchief to my wife if she would give you six guineas?</p>
<p>Heley. I did not make that offer to her; she tempted me to dispose of them in that or some such manner; I refused her offer and would not
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<p>679. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-3-person74" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in the coach on Friday evening, the 26th of August last, with the other gentlemen; this happened between eleven and twelve o'clock at night, at Turnham Green, between two houses that have each the sign of the Pack Horse. I sat back on the right hand; Mr. Churchill on my left hand; there is in that place a row of trees railed from the common road that are before some houses; just at the corner of the rail, to the best of my belief, stood
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<interp inst="t17741019-3-person76" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's that the man had at that time, but I cannot be positive to the person of the man; I asked Mr. Churchill what he thought of that fellow; seeing him there, he replied he thought he looked very suspicious, and then this man ran a-cross the road to the other side of the coach; he said nothing at that time, nor did I see any weapon that he had; when we came about twenty yards further, another man rushed out, who I believe to be Tomlin; he kept on our side of the coach; upon which I leaned out of the door, presented my pistol at him, and threatened to fire if he did not keep off; still he continued to pursue us, apparently with a design to reach the coach door, but before he could get so far as that, he put his hand to his breast, and took out a pistol, which he presented and fired. I am pretty sure that Tomlin is the man: I can speak much more positively to him than to Knight. It was a moon light night; I leaned out of the coach with the pistol in my hand, and kept looking at him; therefore I am more positive to his person than I can be to Knight. Upon his fireing I opened the coach door and jumped out, and Mr. Churchill followed me, and pursued the fellows; but they went off by a bye path, which I since find goes to Acton Common, and escaped. These two prisoners were afterwards brought to Sir
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<p>Knight's Defence.</p>
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<p>Tomlin's Defence.</p>
<p>The first acquaintance I had with this man was at the Adam and Eve; he was quarrelling with two men there; I was coming by at the same time; he said, young man hold my clothes while I fight these two men; I held his clothes; after the quarrel was over, he said he would treat me for my civility; as we were walking along I saw a pistol in his pocket; I said what have you here; he took it out of his pocket and shewed it me; I said it does not belong to me, I will not meddle with it; we went into the White Bear; he had the pistol in his hand; I followed him; the landlord came in directly; the landlord saw the pistol, and snatched it out of his hand.</p>
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<p>Tomlin called several witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>GEORGE TOMLIN was a second time indicted for that he
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<p>There was no evidence given.</p>
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<p>682. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I picked up the handkerchief as I came into the hall.</p>
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<p>683. (L.)
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<p>684. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-6-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Thomas: the prisoner came into my master's shop on Monday the 3d of October, between seven and eight o'clock in the morning; he asked for some handkerchiefs: as I was on the compter with my back to him reaching some down, I heard him slide some Irish linen off the compter; I looked round and he had not got it quite off: he looked at the handkerchiefs and asked for some with a purple border: while I was reaching them, I heard him slide it quite off and saw him hide it under his coat. I got down and asked for the linen cloth; he gave it me directly and went down on his knees, took hold of my hand and kissed it, and begged me to let him go: I would not, but said I would get somebody to assist me as soon as I could: he then seized me by my collar, and pulled me to the door; he let himself out and pushed me from the door and got from me: I pursued him with the cry of stop thief; in consequence of which he was taken and brought back.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had the cloth in my hand looking at it; I did not conceal it; he bid me put it down and I did.</p>
<p>He called three witnesses who gave him a very good character.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-6-off31 t17741019-6-crimeloc33"/>, and asked for some handkerchiefs: I went in to fetch the key to shew him the handkerchiefs; I showed him some; he wanted to know the price; I went in to ask the price; after bargaining about the price, the prisoner went away. I did not miss any thing at that time till after his taking the linen from Mr. Thomas's, where I was sent for and saw these handkerchiefs.</p>
<p>The handkerchiefs produced and deposed to by the prosecutrix.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-7-person112" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and I lived together at Mr. Alderman Bridgen's house; I was a chairwoman in the house: Mr. Bridgen went into the country about the middle of September: the prisoner and I were the only persons left in the house; the prisoner said she had an objection to lying with a woman, and we lay separate several nights: afterwards she took it in her head to lie with me, and we lay together two nights: the first night was the 4th of August we both went to bed together; we had two pistols in the room; she sat down and uncharged them, and then charged them again: then she said the rush light might go out in the night, and went down and fetched the tinder box to light it again: in the night she waked me, and asked me if I did not hear a noise in the house; I said no, and endeavoured to persuade her there was nothing in it: she then said she heard somebody in her mistress's room, and heard the drawers open; we got up and went into the room together; she opened the door, and I saw the window open; she said, here, this window is open, I told you I thought somebody was got in; she looked out of the window, and said, look here, now you will believe somebody has got in: there was some dirt on the
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<p>Q. Did she say any thing about it?</p>
<p>Ward. Nothing before me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-7-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I and Mr. Parnell took the prisoner in her mistress's house: we took her to the house of Eleanor, the wife of
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<interp inst="t17741019-7-person114" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; we shewed the prisoner two boxes we had found there, and asked her if they were hers; she said they were: I asked if the things in them were hers? she said, yes. I asked if she had the keys? she said she had left them at her master's house. We got the boxes open; the first thing we took out was a sheet: Mr. Parnell asked her, if that was her sheet? she said, no, it was Mr. Alderman Bridgen's: Mr. Parnell said, I suppose they are all your master's; she said, almost: she said a man had packed them up, and that the gold watch was in the middle of the box. I found it in the box according to her direction.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say any thing how they came to Stevens's house?</p>
<p>Duff. She said she gave two young fellows a pot of beer a piece to carry them there. (The plate produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Lansdown produced a gold watch, she received of Mr. Hill, which she deposed to be hers.</p>
<p>- Hill. I had the gold watch out of one of the boxes.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>It is an unfortunate thing. It was a man who kept company with me two years, persuaded me to do it. I little thought of ever wronging a master or mistress in my life.</p>
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<p>Q. Are you certain to Lane's person?</p>
<p>Floyd. I am certain; the man on my right side clapped his hand on my breeches to feel for my watch; but having neither string nor chain he could not find it; then Lane made a stroke at me with his knife, and cut me across the wrist; my hand is spoiled for ever as to the use of it; being surprized, I asked him in a stern manner, what he was about, and told him I would give him my money if he would let me alone: the man on my right hand called out God blast him, cut away, cut his pocket out: as I was putting my hand in my pocket, Lane made a third push with his knife at my groin; the stroke took my fingers in my pocket, and prevented the knife going into my groin; there appears by my coat to have been a cut on my right side, which must have been made by the man on that side, but did not hurt me: after I had received the third cut, I took my money out of my pocket; Lane received two or three shillings, as my hand came out of my pocket, and one shilling dropped in the coach which he picked up. I had not strength to hold it. He had at least three shillings. I afterwards found half a guinea, and three shillings and sixpence sticking in the blood in my pocket. I bound my handkerchief round my arm, and bid the coachman drive on to a surgeon's. I suppose I lost near three quarts of blood. I am quite certain to the persons of both the prisoners.</p>
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<p>Q. Can you be positive to the person of the men that robbed you?</p>
<p>Robinson. I really believe the prisoners are the men the coachman's wife was in the coach, and
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<p>Q. Have you any doubts about it?</p>
<p>Robinson. No; not the least.</p>
<persName id="t17741019-8-person124"> William Payne
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<interp inst="t17741019-8-person124" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 6th of September, I was in a shop on Ludgate hill; I saw the prisoners pursuing a gentleman's pocket: on seeing me, they desisted: they went from there to Bartholomew fair; I followed them; I lost sight of them for some time; at last I found them, and determined to take them up on suspicion; I found a knife on each of them. I know nothing of the robbery.</p>
<persName id="t17741019-8-person125"> John Heley
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<interp inst="t17741019-8-person125" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-8-person125" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I searched Trotman's lodgings, and under the bed I found two pistols loaded: (producing them) one was a horse pistol, the other a small pocket pistol.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-8-person126" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the coachman; I remember being attacked on the fourth of
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<p>Lane's Defence.</p>
<p>I am as innocent as the child unborn.</p>
<p>Trotman's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of it; I never was guilty of a robbery in my life. I was not with Lane that night; I have not known him long.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-9-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the officer had got Smith and the buckles while we were gone to Justice Sherwood's, and we found them there when we returned.</p>
<p>(The buckles were produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-9-person140" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; another constable had brought the prisoner Dakins to the watch house. I saw her there about eight in the morning; then I went to the Punch Bowl, where Smith was with other persons; I asked there who had the man's buckles? Smith directly said she had them, and she took them out of the room where the man lay, left somebody else should; and that she did not take them with an intent to steal them; then she gave me the buckles, and immediately followed me to the watch house.</p>
<p>Smith's Defence.</p>
<p>I took them in order to take care of them for the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Dakins's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>They called no witnesses.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-12-off57 t17741019-12-victim153"/> </persName> . I was robbed by the prisoner on the 18th of July, in
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<interp inst="t17741019-12-person154" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was with me; it was dark, or pretty near dark; the prisoner took the hat off my head, and ran away with it; I pursued him to Liecester-fields; there he was taken; he took my hat off with violence, and against my will; then he pulled at my cap, and tore my hair; I kept him in sight till he was taken, and am sure he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-12-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; I took the prisoner in custody; he said if I would let him out he would shew where he dropped the hat; I would not; I went back with the young woman, and just where I stopped him I found the hat.</p>
<p>The prisoner in his defence denied the charge.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-13-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who had heard of my losing this money, gave me some information, on which I took her up a second time; she then owned she took the box with the money from the compter, but said there was no more in it than three guineas and a half; that she had laid it out in some wearing apparel which she had left in the care of
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<interp inst="t17741019-13-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the Tuesday before the prosecutor lost his money, the prisoner bespoke a pair of shoes of me, and said she would call on Friday about half after ten at night; she shewed me a guinea, which was in a black japan box, and besides a pair of silver buckles, and some ear-rings; she fetched a pot of beer and desired me to keep the box till next morning; the next morning she called and took the box, the buckles and a guinea, and desired one of my children to go to a pawnbroker's with her, for she wanted a pair of stays; she bought them, and some other things; she came back again, and desired to leave them till six o'clock, which she did; in the mean time I heard of the prosecutor's being robbed, and that he suspected it was by the prisoner; I went to Mr. Foreman, and told him what I had seen; he came with an officer, and I delivered up the things left with me.</p>
<p>- Clarke. I am a constable: when I took her the second time, I asked her why she would not own it at first, and what she had done with the rest of the money; she said she laid out about two guineas and a half; that she had drank rather too much, and that a man met her in the street, and she did not know what she did with the rest of the money, but there was but three guineas and a half in the box at the time she took it; that when she took it she did not know what was in it; that she held it in her hand some time before she thought of taking it; I asked what she did with the box; she said she threw it away in the street.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not take this money; a gentleman desired me to accompany him all night, and gave
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<p>696. (M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-15-off71 t17741019-15-cd73"/>. ++</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-15-verdict74" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>697. (M)
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<interp inst="t17741019-16-off75" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<interp inst="t17741019-16-verdict77" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>698. (M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-17-off78 t17741019-17-cd79"/>.</p>
<p>The prosecutor was called, but did not appear; his recognizance was ordered to be estreated.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-17-verdict80" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-17-verdict80" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noProsecutor"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>699. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-18-off81" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a flowered muslin apron, value 6 s. and a laced tucker, value 2 s. </rs> the property of
<persName id="t17741019-18-victim188" type="victimName"> Letitia Gerard
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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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<interp inst="t17741019-18-verdict83" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noProsecutor"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>700. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-19-person193" type="given" value="John"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-19-off84 t17741019-19-crimeloc86"/>. On the 13th of September the prisoner came into my house, and called for a pint of beer; my wife and I were at breakfast; after breakfast the tea-kettle was carried into the kitchen, which is backward; the prisoner went backwards to the necessary; she returned and went out; a person told my wife he thought she had something that did not belong to her; my wife went after, and brought her back.</p>
<persName id="t17741019-19-person194"> Margaret Allen
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<interp inst="t17741019-19-person194" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to the last witness: after breakfast I put the tea-kettle on the copper in the kitchen; I shewed the prisoner backwards to the necessary; when she was brought back I found the kettle under her petticoats.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went into the house for a pint of beer; I got in company with a man and his wife, who left me to pay a pot of beer; I made a great many words, and a man that lives in the house gave me a black eye; I never saw the kettle till afterwards; they took me to the Compter; I did not know for what till next day.</p>
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<p>701. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-20-off89" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two silver table spoons, value 16 s. </rs> the property of
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<persName id="t17741019-20-person199"> William Mobbs
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<interp inst="t17741019-20-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-20-off89 t17741019-20-crimeloc92"/>. On the 4th of September, about two in the morning, there was a fire at the back of my house; people came into the house to remove the things: I know nothing of the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17741019-20-person200"> Robert Wyat
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<interp inst="t17741019-20-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon: I went down to the fire: I think I saw the prisoner in the prosecutor's house; I went to another house, and there I saw the prisoner tear the lining of his coat and put something in; when he went out I followed him, and stopped him near the Postern; I asked him where he was going, and insisted on his going back, and being searched, he struggled to get from me; I got a watchman to assist me; we took him to the watch-house, and upon searching him, we found in his breeches two silver spoons and a pewter one.</p>
<p>The spoons were produced in Court, and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177410190011"/>702. (L.)
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<persName id="t17741019-21-person205"> William Ruscow
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<interp inst="t17741019-21-person205" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-21-person205" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of September, as I was passing through
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-21-off95 t17741019-21-crimeloc97"/>, I saw the prisoner take my handkerchief out of my pocket; I pursued him, and a Jew stopped him, but he delivered the handkerchief to another man; some bad people got about and used me ill, that I was glad to get away; the next day a Jew came to me and told me the man was taken, and lodged in the Compter; I went to the Compter and knew him to be the same man; he was taken before my Lord Mayor, and committed; I saw the handkerchief going out of my pocket, and I saw it in the prisoner's hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have nobody to appear for me; I did not know I should be tried so soon.</p>
<rs id="t17741019-21-verdict98" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17741019-21-verdict98" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-21-defend202 t17741019-21-punish99"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>703. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-22-off100 t17741019-22-cd101"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17741019-22-person209"> Benjamin Holdsworth
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<interp inst="t17741019-22-person209" type="given" value="Benjamin"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-22-person209" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My pocket was picked the 27th of last month in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-22-off100 t17741019-22-crimeloc102"/>; a gentleman informed me that he saw the prisoner take my handkerchief out of my pocket; I turned round and found my handkerchief under the prisoner's arm.</p>
<p>The handkerchief was produced in Court, and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the handkerchief.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-23-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard an outcry in the parish of St. Clement Danes, that a woman had stripped a child; I went up to the spot, and the child said the prisoner had stripped her; I desired the prisoner to produce the things; she said she had none, and that she was with child, and begged I would not hurt her; I went to search her, and the dropped a jam and pin cloth from under her clothes; the child said she had her necklace, ear-rings and buckles; I then took her to St. Clement's watch house, and then she produced the things.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Going through the Temple there was a great number of people; I ran to see what was the matter, and found these things lying on the parade; I put them in my pocket; I was rather in liquor; they took me to the round house, and took the things from me; I did not know that any child had been stripped.</p>
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<p>705. (L.)
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<p>706. (2d M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-25-off112 t17741019-25-victim227"/> </persName> . On the 23d of September, about eight at night, I was going over
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<interp inst="t17741019-25-person231" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in St. Catherine's lane; I am a sea-faring man. On the 23d of September I was at the Black Boy a little after eight, or between eight and nine; the prisoner and
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was working on board a vessel; I came on shore and met the young woman; Foster was going to beat her; then I came to the Black Boy, and met the prisoner fighting with the girl; I took the girl's part, and Roach and I went out; Roach returned again, and had the handkerchief in his hand; I took it from him and brought it into the house; it was taken from me again. I did say Roach had given it me. It was a very rainy dark night. The next day I was taken up for this business, but do not know any thing at all about it.</p>
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<p>707. (2d. M.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-26-person237" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-26-person237" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , or bearer, on demand, the sum of ten pounds; one other bank note, marked No. 86, dated London, the 29th day of August, 1774, value 10 l. signed by
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<persName id="t17741019-26-person240"> William Warren
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<p>Second Count for stealing seven silver tea spoons, value 13 s. and twenty-two guineas, the property of the said William, in his dwelling house. *</p>
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<p>708. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17741019-27-person248" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had the care of the sugars on the wharf in behalf of the company; there is a foot-path in the day time; we put up hurdles in the night to obstruct the path. I heard a rustling noise among the hurdles, and soon after I saw a bag of sugar come over; I secured the prisoner who stood there. I am positive the bag that contained the sugar was thrown over by him; he threw it over the hurdles, and then came over himself.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>It is impossible for any man to distinguish in that place, to speak with certainty to it; it was my coat I threw over, not the bag.</p>
<p>Q. to Chinner. Are you sure it was the bag, and not the great coat?</p>
<p>Chinner. It was very light: I am sure it was the bag.</p>
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<p>Messrs. Drummond.</p>
<p>Pay the bearer the sum of fifteen pounds, and place it to the account of</p>
<p>J. Pownall.</p>
<p>September 8, 1774.</p>
<p>with intention to defraud
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<p>Second Count for uttering and publishing the same order, knowing it to have been forged with the like intent.</p>
<p>Third Count same as the first, only with intention to defraud John Pownall, Esq.</p>
<p>Fourth Count same as the second, only to defraud
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person259" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am clerk to Messrs. Drummond and company, bankers, at Charing-cross; on the eighth of September the prisoner presented at our shop a draft for 15 l. purporting to be drawn by Mr. Pownall, who keeps cash at our shop, in the following words: Messrs. Drummond, pay the bearer 15 l. and place it to the account of J. Pownall, September the 8th, 1774, when it was presented to me for payment. I desired the prisoner to write his name upon it; he did write the name,
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person260" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I asked him whether he would have cash or notes; I paid him with a bank note for 15 l. I know Mr. Pownall's handwriting and believe this order not to be his writing. Mr. Hull, another clerk in the office, first suspected it was not Mr. Pownall's hand writing; upon his intimating his suspicious to me I then inspected the order more accurately than I had done before, and believe it not to be Mr. Pownall's writing.</p>
<p>Q. Whether you form your judgment more upon your own inspection or anything you otherwise heard?</p>
<p>Wheatley. Upon my inspection and belief; and do now believe that it is not Mr. Pownall's, and did so believe before I had heard any account from Mr. Pownall that it was not drawn by him: this money was not carried to Mr. Pownall's account; for having discovered what we supposed to be a forgery, we did not set it down as a payment to his account, and therefore Mr. Drummond's house are losers by this order.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a clerk to Messrs. Drummond: on inspecting the order it is not, to my judgment, Mr. Pownall's hand writing. I have seen Mr. Pownall often write: I do believe it not to be his hand writing, and did then. Mr. Pownall often, but not always, signs his drafts by the name of
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I leave it to my counsel.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person263" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Chandos-street; the prisoner lodged with me a year and half, till about three months back; I know nothing of his general character. I never heard any thing amiss of him; his mother lodged at my house; the prisoner lived there with his mother: I always understood him to be a young man of good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person264" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-28-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Chandos-street: I have known him ever since he has lodged with Mr. Roberts; he appeared to me to be a sober young man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person265" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17741019-28-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner about a year; I never heard but that he was a sober honest young man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a schoolmaster; I have known him ten years; he was a
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<interp inst="t17741019-28-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner five years; he had a general good character.</p>
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<p>710, 711. (M)
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<p>Court. If you told him it would be better for him, you must not mention a word of what he said.</p>
<p>Q. How was your house broke open?</p>
<p>Broughton. He had got to the top of my house by means of some low buildings adjoining; he then untiled the roof, and came through the cieling; there is a door between the shop and the kitchen, which was locked, he did not break open that, but he broke a large pane of glass in the door, and so got into the shop and the kitchen: my house fronts the street, and I have a back door into the yard.</p>
<persName id="t17741019-34-person296"> Dorothy Allen
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<interp inst="t17741019-34-person296" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep an eating house in East Smithfield; the prisoner came to my house yesterday was sen'night at night; he brought this basket in just as it is now about eight o'clock at night; I was serving my customers; he said, do you know me? I lay six months one time in your house, can I have a lodging to night? he said he had been a hopping: I asked him what he had in the basket, he said his cloaths. The next morning my girl told me he had taken some halfpence out of his basket. I felt in the basket and found there were some papers of half-pence in it: I asked him how he came by those halfpence; he said I told you last night I had been a hopping; I earned three pound, and they paid me all in halfpence; he said he would come at twelve or three o'clock; but he never came again, and therefore I advertised it; Mr. Broughton came and described the marks. I carried the basket up to Justice Sherwood's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-34-person297" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was constable of the night; this watchman, Macdowgal, brought the prisoner and this box (producing it) to the watch-house; he gave me the key to open it; I found in it twelve crown papers of half-pence and there was a pair of stockings that had some loose halfpence in them; I found a spoon in the stockings: as I was taking him to the Compter, I observed the surtout coat he had on did not fit him; therefore I thought it would be right to take care of it. On Monday a young man, one Bird, taxed him with breaking open Mr. Broughton's house, and he acknowledged he did.</p>
<p>Q. Did Bird give him any hint that it would be better to acknowledge it?</p>
<p>Bull. I did not hear any such thing.</p>
<p>Macdowgal. I am a watchman in Portsoken ward: last Monday morning between the hours of one and two I saw a person come up Aldgate High street with a box; I found it to be the prisoner, he was agreeing with a coachman to take him to Dark house-lane; he had this box; I asked him what it contained; he said a pair of shoes and a pair of stockings, and I understood him some aprons; I mentioned the word aprons to him again, and he said, yes. I took him to the watch-house upon suspicion.</p>
<p>(The prosecutor deposed to the great coat, the spoon, &c. which were produced in court.</p>
<p>The prisoner, in his defence, said he found them, and that he was but twelve years of age.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-36-person310" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , to take him off; the porter refused to take him off at that time, and said, if I offer'd to interfere, he would knock me down; at last they did help him up half way, and the deceased at that time was lying upon his back with his legs extended; as the prisoner was lifted up about half way, he made a sort of spring and came down with one or both of his knees directly upon the bottom of the deceased's belly. Gawler was in liquor at that time, and both were pretty much irritated, and by this, time were got into a violent passion; upon this last fall in that manner, Gawler rolled himself up, drew up his legs and groaned very much; I told the prisoner he had ruined him, and after looking at him I said I believe you have killed him; Wise and I then took him up and helped him out into the street; we carried him by putting our arms under his for fifty yards. At last we could not carry him, as he could not assist himself; he fell down; he said he was a dead man; we called a coach and took him home to his wife, Gawler did put himself in a posture of fighting when the coachman first spoke to him, but I did not see him strike the prisoner; indeed I saw no blows struck on either side.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-36-person311" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a collar-maker in Oxford-market; I was in company at the Blue Boar with the deceased and Travis; we parted near twelve o'clock; I said it was high time to go home, and went out; I paid for one of the two pots of beer we had between us three; Gawler the deceased went up, and asked what was to pay besides; the landlord said one pot; then said he, that is no more than three halfpence a piece; just at that instant, the prisoner and his company were coming out of the back room; they bid the deceased to stand out of the way, and said something about a three halfpenny reckoning, and treated them with contempt; Gawler then asked him what he had to do with their reckoning; the prisoner then asked if he resented it; Gawler said he did, and immediately they fell together by the ears, and they both rolled together; all this happened in the compass of half a minute; they both rose and both fell a second time; the coachman was the strongest, and so had Gawler undermost; they were going to get up; my Lord's porter interfered, and would not let Travis and I part them or take them up; the coachman was getting up; when he was halfway from him he drop'd down as if on purpose, and fell with his knees upon Gawler; upon which I told him that he used the deceased very ill; Gawler, immediately upon receiving this blow upon the bottom of his belly, drew himself up, and said he was a dead man; he lay for two minutes upon the tap room boards; he could not bear to be lifted up; I imagined he was shamming, or that he was not so bad as he pretended to be; in truth he could not bear to be lifted up; they got him and set him up; he could not fit upright; when they had got him up, and kept him up for ten minutes in the room, Travis and I led him out under the arms for about thirty or forty yards; he was not able to go any further; he lay down at a gentleman's steps and vomited; then we called a coach that was going by, and put him into the bottom of the coach; the door was not shut; his feet hung out; in that manner we conveyed him to his own house; the next day he was very bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-36-person314" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am porter to my Lord Chancellor; I was at the Blue Boar with the prisoner; we were coming out of the Tap Room together; there was a dispute with the deceased, Wise, and Travis about the reckoning; the coachman was in liquor, and said why do you quarrel about the reckoning? the deceased answered, what business have you to interfere, and then asked the coachman if he had any notion of himself; the coachman said he had.</p>
<p>Q. What was meant by that?</p>
<p>Wilson. I understood it as a kind of a challenge; upon this the deceased put himself in a fighting posture, and gave the prisoner a blow upon the breast; the coachman at that time had not touched him; the prisoner returned the blow and then they closed; they got up and put themselves in a fighting posture the second time; and then the deceased came with his hands across and struck the coachman the first blow, which he returned, and they closed again; and then the coachman proved the strongest, and threw the deceased on the floor; perhaps he might go against the side of a table which is there, and that might hurt him. I am not certain whether he did or not; there was a table there; when the deceased lay down in this manner, he pulled the coachman down upon him; the landlord took him off; the deceased lay upon the floor moaning; the landlord shook him and desired him to get up; as there was no answer made, at last we all contributed to help him up; he stood there about two minutes, then he walked off in company with the other two men; I did not see the second rising, and the spring that the other said they saw him make upon the deceased.</p>
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<interp inst="t17741019-36-person315" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon at the Hospital; upon opening the deceased I found his bladder was ruptured; when people are in liquor and have drank a great deal, and thereby extend their bladder, it is more likely to burst with a less blow at that time than another, I have no doubt but it happened from some great blow, or violence given on the outside of the belly at the time the bladder was full; I have no doubt but the deceased received his death by this.</p>
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<p>726. (M.)
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<p>728. (M.)
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<p>Humphry Bladen. I live with Mr. Freer, a pawnbroker in Wych-street; I took in the things that were found at our house at different times of the prisoner. I knew her before; she often came to our shop.</p>
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<p>Q. to Bladen. Do you know when the goods were brought to you?</p>
<p>Bladen. They were all brought between the 25th of June and the 5th of September; they came to 2 l. 19 s. together; she said she lived in Houghton-street.</p>
<p>Crawford. She told me she lived at Mr. Smith's.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. That is the house where I live.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I beg the mercy of the Court.</p>
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<p>Q. What was that?</p>
<p>Toy. About twenty-two pounds; he said before the Justice the boot was tumbled down and he took it out of the room; the clothes he had bought with part of the money he had on; he had a hat, a thickset coat, and a pair of breeches all new, and a pair of silver shoe buckles, and a watch; he owned they were all bought with part of my money. I can swear to one of the half crowns that was found upon him. I have had it in my care fifteen years; it has a stroke like an eye on the head side. (He points it out.)</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never owned that I took the money; I found thirty guineas.</p>
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<p>730. (2d M.)
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<persName id="t17741019-45-person366"> Christopher Flaherty
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<interp inst="t17741019-45-person366" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17741019-45-off200 t17741019-45-crimeloc203"/>. Last Monday I was out about some business; when I came home my wife told me she had some suspicions of the prisoner; that he was shuffling about in the back shop, and she did not like it, and therefore she had set a man to watch him; the man told me he thought he had something in his bosom, and that he was drinking at a publick house; I went to the publick house; he was coming out; I stopped him, and found one of my hats in his bosom. (The hat was produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>This day se'ennight when I went to work, I asked my master for some money that was deficient of my last week's wages; he said he did not like such mistakes, and would not let me have it, I took the hat from the back shop to pawn it for the money.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17741019-45-person367"> George Stuce
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<interp inst="t17741019-45-person367" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner since January last, the time he came to town; he is an Irishman; he lodged in my house; he bore a very just and honest character.</p>
<p>- Wilson. I am a publican; I have known the prisoner some months; I heard a good character of him by all the hatters that come to my house: all the journeymen hatters that come to town are obliged to come to my house; they give him an excellent character.</p>
<p>He called two other witnesses who gave him a very good character.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. When you found the hat upon him, where was it?</p>
<p>Flaherty. Concealed in his bosom.</p>
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<p>731. (M.)
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<persName id="t17741019-46-person372"> David Petrie
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<interp inst="t17741019-46-person372" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost two shillings and three pence half-penny from a drawer in a beaufet in my parlour, between twelve at night and four in the morning; I had missed money before I put it in a drawer; I lost two shillings, then I marked nine shillings worth, and put it in the drawer. On Thursday morning, the 6th of April, the lock was hurt; I had it picked; at that time I missed the two and seven pence half penny: I had suspected the prisoner, upon that I took him up; the officer who was there searched his pockets, and found in them a picklock, and two shillings in halfpence, but the halfpence he had in his pocket were not my halfpence: but, suspecting he might have concealed them elsewhere, Mr. Williams and I went into the bake-house, and upon the side of the oven I found this two shillings and seven-pence half-penny in half-pence in the prisoner's stockings.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>732. (M.)
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<p>733. (M.)
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