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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120001"/>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 12th, Thursday the 13th, Friday the 14th, Saturday the 15th and Monday the 17th of JULY 1775.
<p>In the Fifteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Sixth SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>Taken in SHORT-HAND by
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<p>Sold by T. BELL, at (No. 26.) the Top of Bell-Yard, near Temple-Bar</p>
<p>Price SIX-PENCE:</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>On the Prosecutor's cross examination, he said that it was before breakfast he sent for the prisoner, and delivered him a coat, waistcoat, and breeches to repair; that after breakfast he went to see after the notes, and found the prisoner at work on the cloaths; that he did not examine the pockets before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-1-person50" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live just by the prosecutor; I was at his house the morning he lost the notes, and he acquainted me with the affair. He told me one was a ten pound note he had given me cash for; it was an old note with a good deal of writing upon the back, and the inside had writing on it. I do not recollect the number. I told him if I could see the note I could almost be positive to it. I saw it afterwards at the bank, I was sure it was the note, for I changed no other note with him.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120004"/>- Boults. On, I think, the 19th of June last, the prisoner brought a bank note of ten pounds to the bank for payment. This bank note being an old one, he was ordered to go into the accountant's office, and have it examined, which he did; then he brought it in to me to mark for payment; I gave it him again, and told him to write his name and place of abode upon it; he went, I saw him write on the note, Brown, Stanhope-street, May fair; he only wrote Brown at first, I asked him whether he had a Christian name, he hesitated a little, and said John; I put the word John to Brown; he went and received the money for it.</p>
<p>Mr. Boults on his cross examination said, that the prisoner came with the note between eleven and twelve o'clock; that the prosecutor had been there ten or fifteen minutes before to describe him; that when he saw the prisoner come in, he told them the taylor was come, and that he was positive the prisoner was the man.</p>
<p>Q. from the Court to Mr. Haywood. Is this the bank note you sent to Mr. Bates?</p>
<p>Haywood. I believe it is by the number of writings that are upon the back: there was a scruple when I changed this note, there was so much writing upon the back; I did not take so much notice of the names.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-1-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am in the service of the bank. On Monday morning the 19th of June, the prisoner offered this note for payment; it being an old note, he was to get it examined; after it was examined, he wrote his name, John Brown, Stanhope-street, May fair; before this, Mr. Bates had been with me, and had given me a description of a man he suspected had these notes; in consequence of which, Mr. Boults desired me to step after this man, and see where he went; turning up an alley which leads to Honey-lane I missed him; I went and told the prosecutor the man he described had been. The prisoner came by soon after in the dress I had described him in; he was called into their house, and charged with it, but he denied it. I saw no more of it till he was brought to the bank by the constable.</p>
<p>George Hall. I am a teller at the bank of England. I paid the prisoner a ten pound note in the name of John Brown. I asked him if his name was Brown; he said yes; I paid it about eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>On Monday morning I took these cloaths to mend; the prosecutor said he must have them that day; I told him he should; he said here are some pockets whence I have lost some money, and shewed me where he had ripped the lining, and took the money out. There wanted several places mending in the lining; he said, do what is to do, and let me have them; I told him what there was wanted doing. My man did not come to work that morning at six, I went and called him, he came to work some time after; then I went to White-street, and measured Mr. Hunter for a waistcoat and pair of breeches, I did not leave him till half after eleven o'clock; then I proceeded through Lincoln's Inn and several other places, and we parted on Snowhill. I never was in the bank before Tuesday morning in my life.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-1-person52" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a smith, I live in Little Wild-Street, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields; the prisoner came to my house on Monday morning the 19th of June, at nine o'clock; I should not have recollected the day particularly, but I had some jobs to do for him, and looking in my book, I found the day; he staid at my house to measure me for a waistcoat and breeches about three quarters of an hour, then we went to the mountain and had some drink, where we staid till past eleven; we did not part there, but in the city; then we met Mr. Tudor and Mr.
<persName id="t17750712-1-person53"> Henry Luker
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<interp inst="t17750712-1-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; they came to my house, they had some business with me; we four were in company together. After we left the Fountain, we went and found a man I wanted to see: the Fountain is near Clare-market, from thence we went towards the city; we went across Fleet-market and parted on Snowhill; he said, he was going towards home; it then wanted but three or four minutes of twelve by the church clock; I have known the prisoner some time, he has a wife and family; I never knew but that he was an honest man, he has worked for me five or six years.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-1-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday the 19th of June, I went about some business for Mr. Hunter about nine o'clock; I came back to Mr. Hunter's and staid and drank some liquor till within a few minutes of twelve o'clock; we were together; then, I went with Mr. Hunter to the Tower, we parted with the prisoner; Grindal and I afterwards met and went to St. Sepulchre's church; then it was twelve at least.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am quite innocent of the charge.</p>
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<p>503. (L.)
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<p>- Maclamare. I have known the prisoner some years.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Mrs. Folgar?</p>
<p>Maclamare. I gave her away at the parish church of St. Dunstan's, to the prisoner at the bar, eight or nine years ago; I believe it was in the month of November.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember whether it was the Lord-Mayor's day.</p>
<p>Maclamare. I believe it might.</p>
<p>On his cross Examination, He said.</p>
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<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. What age was you when you was married?</p>
<p>Parkins. I was more than twenty-one,</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-3-person70" type="given" value="Caleb"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-3-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the parish clerk of St. Ann's, Soho, I don't remember the last witness being married there; I don't remember her person; here is a copy of the register (producing it) I have examined it by the register book (it was read in court.)</p>
<persName id="t17750712-3-person71"> Richard Motley
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<interp inst="t17750712-3-person71" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-3-person71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know Mrs. Folgar, her maiden name was
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<interp inst="t17750712-3-person72" type="given" value="Ann"/>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>On my return to London, I found Mrs. Folgar, married to one Mr. Frazier; I had not seen her for seven years, and being ignorant of the nature of the law, I thought I was at liberty to marry again.</p>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>504. (2d M.)
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<interp inst="t17750712-4-person77" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 23d of June last, I lost twelve forks and one knife; I saw them about two hours before they were taken away. I missed them about two o'clock; I had laid them in the window of my tap-room; they were found an hour after.</p>
<p>(The Knife and forks were produced and deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>Williams. I live next door to the prosecutrix; I was standing at my door, when the prisoner was there; I saw a knife and some forks falling from his pocket; I believe the prisoner took them up again and put them into his pocket. Hearing the prosecutrix had lost some knives and forks, I went to the prisoner who stood at the door, and felt them in his pocket; he would not let me search him, but made off. I found them afterwards in a ditch about one hundred and fifty yards distance from the house.</p>
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<p>I never had them in my custody, another man had taken them.</p>
<p>For his Character.</p>
<p>Wm Williams. I am a serjeant in the regiment the prisoner is in, I have known him about sixteen years in the regiment, I never heard him charged with theft, he has been guilty of breach of duty, owing to his getting now and then in liquor.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-7-victim91 t17750712-7-viclabel32"/>; I lost a trunk with some watches in it, out of the boot of a coach at the bottom of
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-7-off30 t17750712-7-crimeloc33"/>: I hired the coach at Greenwich, on the 6th of June; I gave the box to the coachman, and I saw him put it into the boot. I saw the prisoner's arm, and I saw him drop it. The coachman laid hold of him directly; we secured him, and took him to the watch-house;</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-7-person93" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a coachman, I drove Mr. Green to town; I received a paper trunk from him, at Blackheath, which I put into the boot of the coach; we never stopped till we came to the bottom of Fleetmarket. Mr. Gundy who keeps an oil shop there, and was in company with Mr. Green, got out, I took out a hamper of Mr. Gundy's, there was an-hamper behind the coach; I went to the back of the coach to untie the hamper, then as I stooped, I saw a man's legs by the fore-wheel,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120007"/> I thought it was somebody rummaging the boot; I ran directly there, and saw the prisoner with the trunk under his arm; I run after him, and he dropped the trunk; we secured him and carried him to the round-house in Fleet-market.</p>
<p>(The trunk produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did you not say, when you took me to the Round house, let the lad go, there is only a parcel of rags in it.</p>
<p>Green. I said no such thing; there were some clouts in it; we had a child with us; I said, he would have had a good booty, for there were two watches in it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>That man run against me and knocked me down, and then said, I took this box; I never had it; they took it from under the horses feet.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>- Brown. I am the Turnkey of the Poultry Counter; when he was brought in, he said, he had been ill used.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17750712-8-person100" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-8-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday night the 26th of June, I had some business to do at the Six Bells, I was sitting in a box with a friend, and the prisoner was in another box; there came in a lad, and said, he could not get him a lodging, but said he should go with him; but, says he, let us have a pint of beer; I thought he was going to decoy him away to get his money from him. I asked him where he came from, and where he was going; he said, he was going to Gloucestershire, he said he had served a Mr. Emery, a butcher in Newgate market; I told him the man wanted to get his money from him, and if he came honestly by the money, I was going to town, and would take care of him; he then said, he had told me a lie, that he never served a butcher, but found the money in Newgate market. I took him to the roundhouse for that night; I came to town, and enquired in Newgate market, but could not find Mr. Emery, but I heard there was such a man in Fleet market, I went and informed him of it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The halfpence were in an apron in the window.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-8-person101"> Mary Crack
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<interp inst="t17750712-8-person101" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him ever since he lived with Mr. Emery. I never heard any thing of him before. His friends would be glad to have him sent down into the country.</p>
<p>Another Witness. I do not know much of him, but if he is cleared I will employ him.</p>
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<p>510. (L.)
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<p>At the prisoner's desire the witnesses were examined apart.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person106" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost the things mentioned in the indictment (repeating them) they were taken from any house while I was out; when I returned, the prisoner was in the custody of the constable.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person107"> Catharine Chesterman
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person107" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I locked my door, and went into the one pair of stairs room, and staid there about a quarter of an hour; when I came down, I found the door of the lower room on the jar; I went to go in, and there was something behind the door, I pushed, and the prisoner
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<persName id="t17750712-9-person108"> John Dan
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mrs. Chesterman came into my room up one pair of stairs, and staid ten minutes, or a quarter of an hour; she had not been gone down above five minutes before I heard her cry out, murder! I looked out of the window, and saw her down upon her back, and the prisoner upon her; I went down and laid hold of the prisoner till somebody came to assist me.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person109"> Benjamin Carter
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoemaker; I live opposite the prosecutor's; I heard a noise, I looked out and saw a woman on the ground, and the prisoner upon her; I saw something drop out of his hand into the next garden. I saw it was a watch, a number of people gathered upon the occasion, I called out, and said the watch was in the garden; a young man ran into the garden and took it up.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did not you say before the alderman that you did not see me throw the watch?</p>
<p>A. I said then, that I did see him throw the watch away.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person110"> David Edmunds
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<persName id="t17750712-9-person111"> Benjamin Carter
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> does. I was going out, and heard the woman cry out murder! and afterwards cry out thieves! I ran into the house, and saw the prosecutrix on the ground, and the prisoner upon her; they lay pretty still; the man had his hands behind him. I fetched the watch out of the garden. I did not see it thrown over.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person112"> John Sheppard
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. The watch has been in my custody; it was delivered to me in Mr. Chesterman's house, (the watch produced, and deposed to by Mr. Chesterman) I searched the prisoner, and found two keys in his pocket; upon trial, one of them opened the prosecutor's door.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going to work in the morning, I heard a woman cry out murder! I ran to the pails and jumped over, and the woman laid hold of me, and pulled me down, and asked for her watch. I asked what she meant by her watch, she found none upon me.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person113"> Judith Carraway
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person113" type="given" value="Judith"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-9-person113" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Cow-heel alley, I was going through Cradle-court-road, and heard a clamour of murder; I stopped, and saw the prisoner at the bar jump over the pails, and he was pulled in, or over; there was a woman with me; we went in, and a man said he threw the watch away; the prisoner asked if it was he; he said he could not say it was him.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person114"> Sarah Shaw
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person114" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-9-person114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was with Judith Carraway, and we heard a cry of murder; we ran; I saw the prisoner jump on the pails; whether he fell over, or they pulled him over, I cannot say; he asked them if they saw him throw the watch away; they said, they could not say it was him.</p>
<p>Q. from the jury. Are you sure you heard the cry of stop thief, before he jumped on the pails?</p>
<p>A. Yes.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-9-person115"> Jenny Haskin
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person115" type="given" value="Jenny"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-9-person115" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner ever since he was born; I never heard a misdemeanor of him in my life. He is a
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<interp inst="t17750712-9-person116" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . He lodged at my father's two years; he was trusted with a good deal of money; he always behaved like an honest, well-behaved man.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The constable took two shillings of me, and said if I could let him have some more money, he would let me go.</p>
<p>Constable. I did not take two shillings; I said no such thing.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Second Count, laying it to be the property of Buckston,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-14-defend135 t17750712-14-deflabel62"/> at the White-Horse cellar, Piccadilly; we slept in the same room: I lost a blue silk purse and forty-nine guineas out of my box. The box was locked; I saw the money in it on Sunday, and missed it on Tuesday morning. The prisoner slept with me on Sunday night, and absconded on Monday afternoon about five o'clock. We found him at Westminster, at one Newman's, a private lodging house. He had nineteen guineas and a half upon him in a purse (the money produced by Wright) Here is one guinea particularly marked, I can swear to it; I had taken a deal of notice of it: A goldsmith was going to clip it with a pair of shears, I prevented him, and told him I would run the risque of getting rid of it.</p>
<p>H. Wright. I apprehended the prisoner, and found the money upon him, and a key; I tried the key to the box, the money was taken out of, but it would not open it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The money is my own, I came very honestly by it; I had saved it up in the different services where I lived.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. What did he do with his things?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. His things were tied in a handkerchief, and put under the stairs, in the way out of doors. He used to keep them up three pair of stairs.</p>
<p>The prisoner called eleven winesses, who had known him a great many years, and gave him a good character.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>159 (M)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-16-victim146 t17750712-16-viclabel70"/>, last Monday was se'ennight about half after ten at night being in liquor, and seeing the prisoner in the street at the top of the Hay, market, I told her I wanted a bed; we went together to the
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<p>Q. How long after you came to the house was it, that you went to bed?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120010"/>Flack. I went to bed immediately, I did not wake 'till the waiter called me about four or five in the morning: he asked me, if I had been robbed, the prisoner was with him in the room dressed.</p>
<p>Q. Was she searched?</p>
<p>Flack. No, He asked her for my watch and money; she threw the watch under the bed and a case of combs; I gave her some money before I went to bed; she said, she had no money: the money was afterwards found in her shoe.</p>
<p>Q. You did not give her the watch over night?</p>
<p>Flack. No.</p>
<p>Q. What did you give her?</p>
<p>Flack. Eighteen pence.</p>
<p>The watch was produced in court and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Morgan Williams. I am waiter at the Red Lion in Piccadilly. On Monday was se'ennight the prisoner and the prosecutor came into our house at near 11 o'clock, he said, he wanted a bed for him and his wife; I shewed them the bed, and he paid me a shilling for it; they then had a quartern of brandy, and in about half an hour after they had a quartern of rum; the prisoner came down in the morning and offered me six-pence to let her go out; I took her into the room and waked the prosecutor, and she threw the watch and some other things on the bed before she was charged with the robbery. I went and fetched the constable, and she was taken to the watch-house.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-16-person148"> Frances Mould
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<interp inst="t17750712-16-person148" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was at a house called the New Castle upon Tyne, near Cambridgestreet: after the prisoner was committed there was the constable's wife, the constable and another man; I found four guineas upon her, between the callico and lining of her shoe, in a dirty ragg, pined to the lining of her shoe.</p>
<p>Prisoners Defence.</p>
<p>The money was sent me by my friends in Ireland two days before, to go over to them; the prosecutor met me in Piccadilly, he said, he knew me, he pulled me into the place, and took me into a back room, and gave me two shillings. I said I did not want it, I had money enough of my own; he put it in my bosom and used me ill, he made me drink part of two quarterns of rum.</p>
<p>Q. to Williams. Was he asleep when you carried up the 2d quatern?</p>
<p>Mould. No, He paid me for it.</p>
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<p>520. (2d M)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-17-off74 t17750712-17-crimeloc76"/> with the prisoner, some men came to take me out; I had the box in my hand and shewed it to the prisoner; she snatched it out of my hand, and said she would, not give it me again, and said she would be d - d if I should have it; I did not make any words, she said, she would have eighteen pence; I told her if she would stay till night I would give it her. When the men came, they offered her two shillings, but she would not take it; she said, she had chucked it to me, but I never saw it since, she said the wanted a pair of shoes, and would buy a pair with it: I went several times to New Prison to get it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never asked her for a farthing in my life; she offered to sell the box to a woman who was in New Prison; she pledged it at the chandler's shop for six pence I never had the box in my hand.</p>
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<p>524. (2d M.)
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<p>526. (2d M.)
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<p>527 (M.)
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<p>The Prosecutor was called, but not appearing his recognizance was ordered to be estreated.</p>
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<p>528 (L.)
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<p>529. 530 (M.)
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-victim187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Davis-Street, the corner of Mount-Street, near Berkeley Square, on the 7th of June, between nine and ten o'clock, at night, I was passing in a post chaise with the Rev. Mr. Horne, between London, and Brentford; two men on horse back, met the chaise when we were between the fifth and sixth mile stone, near the end of
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<p>Q. Who was the person, that robbed you.</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of a night was it.</p>
<p>Edridge. It was remarkably fine, it was as light a night as ever I saw.</p>
<p>Q. Could you distinguish M'Aliester's face.</p>
<p>Edridge. Yes, I could distinguish him very well, I had more opportunities than one of seeing his face, I saw him first behind the chaise, and as he turned his horse round, I saw his face again, the moon shone full in his face, as he turned round; I am very positive to him; I gave information of the robbery at Sir
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<persName id="t17750712-25-person190"> John Fielding
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<p>Q. from M'Allester. Whether you did not at first doubt whether I was the person, and could not distinguish me till you put on your spectacles.</p>
<p>Edridge. The first time I saw him at Sir
<persName id="t17750712-25-person191"> John Fielding
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<p>Q. from M'Allester. Whether you was not prompted by some of Sir
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<p>Edridge. No, I was not.</p>
<p>Court. Do you remember what sort of a horse M'Allester was upon?</p>
<p>Edridge. It was a dark brown horse, and very sprightly he over-shot the chaise; and as he turned back I saw his face.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , at the Star in Blackman street; the two prisoners came to our house once or twice to hire horses; Girdwood had hired horses at out house about a month or six weeks, and the other about a fortnight, Girdwood used to come by himself to hire them, they used to come together to ride out; they usually went out at twelve or one at noon, and generally returned at ten or eleven at night but never later; sometimes, indeed they kept them till next night.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect their having horses the 7th of June?</p>
<p>Sheppard. Yes, about that time, as they paid for them, I took no account: the horse M'Allester rode upon was dark brown bay, with cropt ears, he never rode hardly any other; the other was a bright bay, with a stripe in the face.</p>
<p>Mr. Edridge. Before Sir
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<p>Sheppard. Mr. Bond has the paper, it is taken from my master's book; I give the account to my master, and he puts it down, I am pretty sure it was the 7th, I think it was the 7th.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to say you took no account of them?</p>
<p>Sheppard. Because I take the money and give it to my master; I give him the account and he puts it down in the book.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the taking of Girdwood, but the property I have does not relate to that robbery; when I took him I found these two pocket pistols in the room. (Producing them)</p>
<p>M'Allester's Defence.</p>
<p>This gentleman and I hired the horses on the 7th of June, we rode together to the foot of Westminster bridge, and there we parted. I went to see my mother, at Bromley, in Kent. at a clergyman's widow's, she was very ill at that time; I stayed all night, and returned to town next day. I met Girdwood by appointment in Westminster, from thence we went
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<p>For M'Allester.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-person197" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live with Mrs. Howell, a clergyman's widow, at Bromley in Kent; I have lived in the family seven years; M'Allester's mother has been an acquaintance of my mistress's 12 or 14 years; a little more than a month ago, she was taken with a sit of the gout, in her stomach, and desired her son might be wrote to: he was, and came down on the Wednesday by dinner time; he staid with his mother all night; helping me to administer hot clouts to her; he was backwards and forwards in the room and kitchen; he never was out of my sight an hour together all the night. he returned to town next morning. I remember it was the Wednesday, because, the Monday following, I heard he was taken up for a robbery, committed that night.</p>
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<p>531 (M.)
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-off109" type="offenceSubcategory" value="highwayRobbery"/> in the King's highway, in and upon John Christian Bach, did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and taking from his person 2 gold watch, value 20 l. a gold watch chain, value, three pounds, and a guinea in money, numbered the property of the said John </rs>,
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Here is the gold watch, (producing it) I was informed by a woman who was in confinement, that the prisoners lodged at one Mr. Holmer's in Kent street, in the borough; I went with her in a coach, and found Mr. Holmer at home; I asked him, if two young men lodged there; he said, yes, up one pair of stairs. We went up, and found the door open. I went in with Mr. Holmer, and the woman; Mr. Holmer is here, there was a chest of drawers with five drawers in it; they were all locked. I asked. Mr. Holmer who had the key; Mr. Holmer said, the persons who kept the room. I then recollected, I had a key in my pocket that was found upon Girdwood, by Dinmore, at the office; with that key I opened the drawers; and in the first drawer, found this watch. I knew the watch as soon as I saw it, because I had taken the description from Mr. Bach's mouth before: I found two balls and some powder in one of the large drawers.</p>
<p>Mr. Bach. This is the watch I was robbed of.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-person207" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon in Kent-street, in the borough; Girdwood lodged about six weeks or two months at my house; he lodged there when he was taken. M'Allester had lodged there four or five days, or a week; they both lay in the same bed; Girdwood paid for the lodging; they were never out after eleven o'clock as I know of. I was at home when Mr. Bond came; I went up stairs with him; he opened the drawers with a key he had in his pocket, and in the first he found a watch, I believe that is the watch, I was by when he found it. He found some powder and ball also.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-25-person208" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I searched Girdwood, first in Chick-lane, and then at the office; I found
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120014"/> a small key in his pocket, it looked like a chest of drawers key; I gave it to Mr. Bond; it is like the key produced. When I first took him, I found a gold chain in his pocket, and when he was before the magistrate, I found two seals in his pocket. (producing them.)</p>
<p>Mr. Bach. The chain and the seals were together when the watch was taken.</p>
<p>Girdwood's Defence.</p>
<p>I have nothing to say in particular; I desire to ask Mr. Bach whether there is any particular on that chain to know it?</p>
<p>Bach. I do not recollect any particular mark; I am sure to the seals. I think the chain is mine.</p>
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<p>- Westfield. I laid the black callimanco petticoat and a handkerchief near the bed; we slept with the window open: in the morning I found the petticoat and handkerchief missing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-27-person223" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; about the 27th or 28th of June, I took in these things to pawn from the prisoner at the bar.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am as innocent as the child unborn.</p>
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<p>London, June the 7th, 1773.</p>
<p>One month after date, I promise to pay to Mr.
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<p>Rose-alley, Bishopsgate-street.</p>
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<p>Second Count, for uttering and publishing the same note with the same intention,
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<p>There was no evidence given.</p>
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<p>I found the handkerchief on the ground, I did not know that it belonged to that gentleman.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-30-off134 t17750712-30-crimeloc136"/> yesterday, at about twelve o'clock, a gentleman came after me, and told me I was robbed of my handkerchief: I had it just before, (the handkerchief produced.) I cannot positively swear to it; there are the initials of my name upon it, I believe it is mine.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-30-person242" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About twelve o'clock yesterday noon, near Token-house-alley. I saw the prisoner take the handkerchief out of Mr. Smith's pocket, and put it under his coat; I secured him, and found the handkerchief upon him, and then went after Mr. Smith, and informed him of it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I found the handkerchief in Token house-Yard.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>538. (L)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-31-victim246 t17750712-31-viclabel141"/>. On the first of June, about eleven minutes before eleven at night, a watchman called me up, and informed me the warehouse had been robbed; and at the outside of the threshold of the door, I found three bags of vermilion; there were three such bags missing; they were kept in a cask: I found them missing the next morning: the prisoner had been porter to Mr. Stone; he was discharged from his service about April was twelve months.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-31-person249" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I am a watchman in Great St. Helen's, where this warehouse is, on the first of June about a quarter before eleven, I heard the help of the door rattle, as if the padlock was taking off the staple. I went up to the door and saw the prisoner, and the three bags of vermillion at his feet; I asked him what business he had there, he said he was only making water; I told him he must go to the watch house, and give a better account of himself; I called another watchman to assist me, as we were going to the watch-house, I heard him drop something, the other watchman picked it up, it was a key, which I saw tried to the lock.</p>
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<p>Q. to the Constable. Was there any promise made to him, when he said the other two men were concerned with him, and gave it him out of the cellar.</p>
<p>Godfrey. It was said, if he told who the men were, and Mr. Stone and Mr. Pugh, got their things again, he might be admitted an evidence.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was very drunk that night; there were two men had gambled all my money from me, they told me, if I would stay there while they went down into the cellar, they would give me the money they had won of me.</p>
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<p>Pritchard. I knew the prisoner while he lived with Mr. Stone, he always appeared honest, though not very sober.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The witnesses were examined a part, at the request of the prisoners.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-35-person273"> Elizabeth Salmon
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<p>Q. How old are you?</p>
<p>Salmon. I shall be twelve in November.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the nature of an oath?</p>
<p>Salmon. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What will be the consequence, if, after having been sworn, you should not speak the truth?</p>
<p>Salmon. Destruction to the soul. (she is sworn) I was in the church yard, the maid came for me; I went into the shop; when I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120017"/> came in, the two men were then in the shop, and two at the shew glass. I saw Hunt go from the shew glass, sometime before he returned again; and in a quarter of an hour after, he came into the shop, with Cox. I went behind the counter; and then my mamma shewed them some buttons; there were two more then at the glasses: the Jew was there, and Ward; my pappa, came soon after; Emanuel came into the shop directly after him, and asked for two mourning rings. I saw a man leaning, with one hand over the shew glass; and I am positive, I saw him put some buckles into his handkerchief; but I did not see him take those buckles out of the shew glass, and then he went away: I could see enough of the buckles. Upon this I beckoned my pappa out of the shop, and told him, a man had run away with the buckles: then my mamma went out for a constable, and I was sent out to call in a neighbour; we were there a considerable time: as to Cox, I know him very well, he had been at the shop before, and had bought some buttons. Cox was committed.</p>
<p>Hunt's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to the shop, and asked the prosecutrix, if she had any buttons; she asked seventeen shillings a dozen. She took them off the paper; I bargained with her for some waistcoat buttons; I took out two guineas to pay for the buttons: he took the two guineas, and said, he had been robbed, and he would keep the money: I insisted upon it, they should send for a constable; they fetched over a green grocer; he said, he knew nothing of it.</p>
<p>Emanuel's Defence.</p>
<p>I was in the shop before the gentleman came home, asking the gentlewoman, if she had a ring to suit me? he came and said, he believed he had. He took out a drawer, and shewed me some; I said, the mourning was wore off, and they would not do; he said, he had no other. The gentlewoman was rubbing the buttons upon a piece of leather; he said, are your two guineas weight? I said, yes: he snatched up the two guineas, and ran out, and saw the glass broke; and then said, he would stop the two guineas, for he imagined, some of our gang had taken the buckles out: we knew nothing about it. He went out for a constable; he was gone half an hour; then he sent his wife out for an officer. A gentleman came in to buy something, who knew me; and he said, he would insure me; when the constable came, I insisted they should search me; he would not; we were in the cellar an hour and half; the green grocer was sent for, he did not know either of us.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. This is as false as God is true: one Marks, a Jew, came in, and said to him, I know your father, to be a hard working man, but you are a great villain.</p>
<p>Ward. I would beg to ask the prosecutrix, whether she saw me?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. Yes, I saw him at the Glasses.</p>
<p>For Emanuel.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-35-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Emanuel six or seven years: he is a sort of a
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<p>For Ward.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-35-person277" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Ward is in the first regiment of guards, he has been there between four and five years, he bears a very good character as a
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<p>Q. from the prisoner. He swore to an innocent man before Justice Sherwood.</p>
<p>Grabham. I took up a man who I thought to be the other man, and swore to the best of my knowledge he was one of them; and to the best of my knowledge h e is; I know the prisoner is one of the men, he never departed the room till he was taken.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-36-person283"> Morris Linnakan
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<interp inst="t17750712-36-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable, upon the 6th of June, towards the evening, Mr. Linnakan, the publican, came for me; I went to his house, he said, there was a young man he believed had been robbed; we staid at the door to take the men as they came out, but one of them got away; we took the prisoner to the watch-house, there he dropped a purse of counterfeit guineas, and before the justice, there was a draught upon a person in Fleet-street, found upon him; we went to enquire for the person but there was no such person to be found.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-36-person285"> Jacob Cockin
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<interp inst="t17750712-36-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in the watch-house; I saw the prisoner drop something; I got a candle, and in the coal basket found a purse of counterfeit guineas.</p>
<p>The counterfeits and the draught were produced in court.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went into the public house accidentally; I saw the prosecutor and M'Oris there; they asked
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<p>For the Prisoner</p>
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<p>Prisoner. The prosecutor called on me one Sunday in prison, and told me, the man that had run away with the property, had sent a friend to offer him the watch and money, not to pursue the prosecution; he said, he was afraid to do that, because of his recognizance; but if I would send the watch and money to him, he would not appear against me; I will call a person to prove that.</p>
<p>- Roberts. Last Sunday was week, I went down to Clerkenwell Bridewell, while I was there, the prosecutor came in and enquired for the prisoner, he came down the yard, and the prosecutor said, well Mr. Gibbons, how do you like this; he said, not at all; the prosecutor said, well, if you will, tell me where the man is, that has got my watch and money, I will endeavour to get you out, and if you will give me my watch and money, I will not appear against you; he said, he should not be hurt, if he could help it, but that he could not do any thing without consulting his friends; he said, he did not think he took it, but he believed he knew where the man was, that did take it.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Roberts. I am a labourer, I live in Vine-Street, Piccadilly.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Every word this man has said, is totally false, I never said he was not the person that took the money; I had occasion to go to Clerkenwell, and called on Gibbons, and asked him, whether he liked being there better than swindling, and robbing people.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-40-person307" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . About five weeks ago, the prisoner came into my room to light a candle, we lodged both in the same house, she up three pair of stairs, I upon the first floor; when she came into the room, my pocket was lying upon the chair, at the foot of the bed; as soon as she went out of the room, after she had lighted her candle, I missed it, there had been no one else in the room with me but the prisoner, and she staid in the room only just long enough to light her candle; while she was in the room, I was employed in turning my bed down, the chair on which my pocket lay stood near the door, it was close to her at the time she was lighting the candle, I usually lay my pocket in the chair, at the foot of the bed
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was not in the room that night, after we had been drinking some beer together; I did not go to light a candle, I knew nothing of it till the next morning, when I saw Mrs. Ducker, and she told me of it; I found the pocket piece in the passage.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. There is not a word of truth in any thing that she has said.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>24th April, 1775.</p>
<p>I promise to pay to
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<p>4 7 0</p>
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<p>Second Count for uttering and publishing the same with the like intent.</p>
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<p>Fourth Count, for uttering and publishing the same note, with the same intention, against the statute,
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<p>I went into a public house, the Dun Cow, and had three coats upon my arm, I laid my
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<p>2d Court, For coining a piece of false, seigned, and counterfeit copper money to the likeness and similitute of the good, legal, and current copper money of this realm, called an halfpenny: against the statute,
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<p>562. (M)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-47-off202 t17750712-47-victim348"/> </persName> . I live in
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<interp inst="t17750712-47-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawn broker, the prisoner brought one sheet to me to pawn, the other he sent by a woman, who brought it in his name, he had three shillings upon them.</p>
<p>The sheets were produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17750712-47-person350" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable, Mr Warring came to me, and said, he had a room, but the prisoner had lost the key; we wrenched the lock, the sheets were missing, the prisoner said, he had made away with them; I asked him, if he had no friend to lend him the money to get them out of pawn? he said, he had not. I sent for the man he worked for, but he would not pay the money: I took him to New Prison.</p>
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<p>563, 564, (L)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-48-off207 t17750712-48-crimeloc209"/>, I am a widow, and have five children; I went out of town on the 29th of June, and I returned on Monday night, the 3d of July, at about half past ten o'clock; I knocked at my door, and not being let in; I was much surprized at it, the watchman acquainted me, that two cart loads of goods were taken out of my house; I had left my two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, in the house, with the care of my three other children; the goods were carried into Coleman-street, to a warehouse of Mr Herne's; on Tuesday morning, I found my children in Red Lion-street, Holborn, they informed me of the affair, I went and found my things. I applied to the constable of the ward, who went with me to my Lord Mayor, who granted a search warrant; but, before that I had found the goods, and with the search warrant, I went and saw the goods mentioned in the indictment, at Mr Herne's; Pixley had once been my bail, for which I gave him five guineas; I have known him fourteen months: I know nothing of the other prisoner.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Have you had money of him?</p>
<p>Carter. He has had money of me; ten guineas, for a quarter's rent.</p>
<p>Q. You have had some account with him?</p>
<p>Carter. None, but what I speak of.</p>
<p>Q. When you came to town, you found the goods in the open shop?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177507120024"/>Carter. No, in a Warehouse.</p>
<p>Q. Before any search warrant, you had seen e goods?</p>
<p>Carter. They were locked up, my Lord Mayor gave orders to put a man at the door to stop them from further proceeding, they were concealed till then.</p>
<p>Q. They left word where they were carried to?</p>
<p>Carter. The beadle of the ward saw where they were carried.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-48-person358"> Elizabeth Carter
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<interp inst="t17750712-48-person358" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am daughter to the prosecutrix, my mother was out of town, and came home the 3d of July, we were all gone when she came home; I did not see her till the next morning, then I saw her in Red Lion-street; I went there to lie, as I was destitute of a habitation, with the children; the house was plundered of every thing on the Monday; my sister and the children were then in the house with me; at one o'clock, Mr Pixley knocked at the door, my sister opened it, I was in the parlour very near the door; when she had opened the door, Pixley kept it open, and the four other men rushed in, and almost pushed her down;
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<interp inst="t17750712-48-person359" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was one of them, he behaved very ill and cruel to me, when they got into the house; Pixley bid them take possession of all the goods, he was going out, and would be back presently; I asked him, why the goods were to be taken into possession? but he would not satisfy me, till I saw the bill of sale in the broker's hand; I went up stairs and saw the broker, Mr Swaine, in the garret, he brought the broker in; when he came back, he was absent but a few minutes; while he was in the garret, they were in the dining-room; I spoke to Pixley, then he said, he had a bill of sale; I said, I would swear it was not my mother's writing.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. This was at noon?</p>
<p>Carter. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Chapman?</p>
<p>Carter. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And the beadle?</p>
<p>Carter. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. They did not turn you out?</p>
<p>Carter. No, they told me, the goods were going to Mr. Herne's, and Pixley would sell them afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know Mr. Herne's?</p>
<p>Carter. No, I never saw him before.</p>
<p>Q. This was all in the day time?</p>
<p>Carter. Yes.</p>
<p>Court to
<persName id="t17750712-48-person360"> Anne Carter
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<interp inst="t17750712-48-person360" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-48-person360" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Did you ever give Pixley a bill of sale of your goods?</p>
<p>Court. I never did; I never was obligated to him one shilling.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever give Reeve's a bill of sale?</p>
<p>Carter. No, I never saw him before he was brought before the Lord Mayor.</p>
<persName id="t17750712-48-person361"> Mary Carter
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<interp inst="t17750712-48-person361" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am daughter to
<persName id="t17750712-48-person362"> Ann Carter
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<interp inst="t17750712-48-person362" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17750712-48-person362" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; my mother is a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17750712-48-victim357 t17750712-48-viclabel210"/>; we lived in Moorfields; I was in the house with my sister on the 3d of July, between twelve and one o'clock; Mr. Pixley knocked at the door, and I opened it; my sister stood in the parlour, and saw me open it. The parlour door is close to the other; when I opened the door, he came in, and four men run in with him into the parlour, and sat down; he asked me, where my mother was; I said, in the countty; he answered, he was glad of it; he went out of doors, and bid the rest keep possession till he came back. He returned, with Mr. Swaine, the broker; I did not then know him; he did not stay out many minutes. Mr. Swaine went into the parlour; I saw a paper in his hand; he told me it was a bill of sale; he then went up stairs to take an inventory of the things; he went first into the garret; he shewed me the bill of sale in the two pair of stairs room, and asked me if I knew that hand writing; I said, I would take my oath it was not my mother's writing. They took all the goods away that are mentioned in the indictment; they took two cart loads away, and a number of porters helped to take them away. They quite stripped the house; they did not leave any thing. I saw Reeves, the prisoner, in the parlour, he came in with Pixley; he took an oath before my Lord-Mayor that he saw my mother sign it, and then begged his lordship's pardon.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Does your mother follow stay-making now?</p>