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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180001"/>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 18th, Thursday the 19th, Friday the 20th, and Saturday the 21st of OCTOBER, 1775.
<p>In the Fifteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Eight SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>Taken in SHORT-HAND by
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<p>NUMBER VIII. PART I</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Sold by T. BELL, at (No. 26.) the Top of Bell-Yard, near Temple-Bar.</p>
<p>[Price SIX-PENCE.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer and Gaol-Delivery, held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>The *, +, ++, and ~, refer to the Judges by whom the prisoners were tried.</p>
<p>(L) London Jury,</p>
<p>(M) First Middlesex Jury,</p>
<p>(2d M) Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury:</p>
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<p>He likewise stood charged with the said murder on the coroner's inquisition. *</p>
<p>Phabe Rosmanson. I live in New Gravel-lane. I knew the deceased, and I know the prisoner. The prisoner was a
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<p>Q. Had he any warrant?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. I did not see any.</p>
<p>On Monday he was brought before Justice Sherwood at his own house. I was there from ten o'clock in the morning. When the prisoner came in, he asked the justice's pardon; the justice said, he would forgive him if the deceased would; the deceased said, he would forgive him, provided he would go on board a ship with him, that he might come into no more trouble. The deceased was going to sea, and wanted to take him with him. They were common seamen.</p>
<p>Q. Had they ever gone together before?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. I cannot say.</p>
<p>The prisoner agreed to go, and then the prisoner was carried over to the Virginia planters, a public house, in which they confined people, and locked up, till he could find money to discharge the justice's warrant, and such like. I fetched for that purpose, five shillings first, and four afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Was that money paid to the justice's clerk?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. It was given into the deceased's hand, and he went over to pay what demand there was.</p>
<p>The deceased made the prisoner promise before the justice, that he would go with him; I saw him kiss the book upon it, and he made his compliments to the justice that he would go to sea with him.</p>
<p>Q. When he returned from the justice to discharge the demand, as you call it, where was the prisoner then?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. He was locked up there, in a lock-up room.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner sober, or in liquor?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. I cannot say.</p>
<p>He went from the lock-up house first to his own apartment to his wife; his wife ordered me to go to him, and desire him to come out, as he did not live with his wife, he lived with
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<persName id="t17751018-1-person52"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person52" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> covered him over with some cloaths, as he wanted to sleep.</p>
<p>Q. Was he sober then?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. He talked romancing and wild, I do not know, the deceased was teazing him to go on board, and said, he might come on shore again for his things.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180004"/>Q. How did the deceased behave to him? Was he civil to him, or did he quarrel with him?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. He did not quarrel with him, he only desired him to go on board a ship.</p>
<p>Q. How long did they stay at Mrs. Gibbons's?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. They had three pots of beer, and bread and cheese. The prisoner did not drink any of it, he lay upon the bed all the time.</p>
<p>The deceased asked him to go on board again; he said, he would not; the deceased said, don't you know you are under my command by order of the justice; and he took out a paper, I believe it was a warrant;
<persName id="t17751018-1-person53"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person53" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person53" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> snatched it out of his hand, and tore it; the deceased gave her a shove, and asked her how she dare do that: then the prisoner jumped up, and said, d - n his eyes, he would go to Tyburn rather than any body should hurt her. She desired Tate to come home; he went out, the deceased and
<persName id="t17751018-1-person54"> Eleanor Salmon
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person54" type="given" value="Eleanor"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person54" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> and Mills accompanied him, and he went home. I did not go into that house; I saw
<persName id="t17751018-1-person55"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person55" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person55" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> come to the back door, in about ten minutes after they went over, with her hand bloody; I asked her how it came bloody; she said, my hand is cut all to pieces; she returned in doors immediately. The prisoner went out at the other door. Both the back and the front doors go into the street. Soon after,
<persName id="t17751018-1-person56"> Eleanor Salmon
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person56" type="given" value="Eleanor"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person56" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> came over for a bason of water; I asked after the deceased; she replied, Ellick had knocked him down; she went over with the water. I did not see any thing more for five or six minutes; then Salmon came over again, and said, Will, meaning the deceased, was dead. I ran directly over to the house, there was no one there but the deceased, who lay flat upon his back quite dead; I saw the wound made by the cutlass; it had gone in just under his breast; I run out at the back door, and just as I got out at the door, somebody laid hold of me behind, I turned round, and it was this
<persName id="t17751018-1-person57"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person57" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person57" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; she said, what are you going to do? don't cry out till I have got my things away; I said, don't you see the man dead. I ran out, and she came into the street after me.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the prisoner then?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. I saw him go out of the house before, but I did not know what he had done then. I ran for a surgeon, I went to a gentleman who lives opposite Shadwell church; I don't know his name.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any other wound than that upon his breast?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. Yes, a cut upon his forehead.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. The prisoner did not seem willing to go to sea, did he?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. He did before Justice Sherwood.</p>
<p>Q. Not afterwards?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did he not say, when the deceased went after him from place to place, that he would not go with him?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did not the deceased pull the prisoner out of bed at two different places?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the deceased take the prisoner by the collar, and d - n his blood, and say, he should go with him?</p>
<p>Rosmanson. No, I did not.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person58"> Eleanor Salmon
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person58" type="given" value="Eleanor"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person58" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lodged about a month in the prisoner's house; I did not know the deceased. I know nothing of what passed till they came to Gibbon's; there were the prisoner, the deceased,
<persName id="t17751018-1-person59"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person59" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person59" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="t17751018-1-person60"> Phoebe Rosmanson
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person60" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and myself. The prisoner lay on the bed there, he slept about a quarter of an hour; there were two pots of beer, and some bread and cheese; they drank till it was out; the deceased went to awake the prisoner, and to take him on board a ship; the prisoner had made his affidavit that he should never be seen there again. The prisoner was unwilling to go that night, he wished to have his sleep out.</p>
<p>Q. Was he in liquor, or sober?</p>
<p>Salmon. He seemed vexed in his mind.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any quarrelling between them?</p>
<p>Salmon. No;
<persName id="t17751018-1-person61"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person61" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person61" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> wanted the deceased to go; the deceased shewed the prisoner his discharge he had from the justice; Mills tore it in three parts; the deceased took up the pieces, and put it together again.</p>
<p>Q. That discharge was upon condition that he should go on board a ship, was it not?</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180005"/>Salmon. He shoved
<persName id="t17751018-1-person62"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person62" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person62" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> on the breast; the prisoner came in and swore,</p>
<p>"d - n his eyes, he should not use his Sally so:" then he laid himself down again.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say nothing what he would do?</p>
<p>Salmon. No; he said,</p>
<p>"he would sooner go to Tyburn, than any body should use her so."</p>
<p>Q. Was she hurt much?</p>
<p>Salmon. Not at all; he only gave her a slight shove on the breast, then the prisoner laid down again; he laid still for about three minutes; the deceased still wanted him to go on board a ship; he seemed not willing to go; they went away from thence;
<persName id="t17751018-1-person63"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person63" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> went down stairs first, the prisoner went down again, and the deceased followed after them; we went over to the prisoner's own house.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner's wife there?</p>
<p>Salmon. Not at that time. We went into the lower room; the prisoner threw himself upon the bed again; the deceased said, Ellick get up and go on board a ship; you know I have given my affidavit for you to go on board a ship and you are not to be seen here any more; he would not give any answer whether he would go or no; then the deceased said to me, go down and see if any of the justice's runners are at Mr. Winn's, that is, the Black Horse, and fetch them up here; he said, he would have the prisoner carried to prison again; as soon as the prisoner heard those words he ran up to the chimney and took down a cutlass, he drew it, and said to the deceased,</p>
<p>"go out of my house directly." The deceased took up a quart pewter pot, and the prisoner cut him on the head with the hanger; the deceased held the pot up as if he was going to throw it at the prisoner, but he did not throw it.</p>
<p>Q. Did he hold it by the handle?</p>
<p>Salmon. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did he hold it the height of his head?</p>
<p>Salmon. Before he had got it so high as his head the prisoner struck him with the hanger on the left side of the head, near the temples.</p>
<p>Q. Did it bleed?</p>
<p>Salmon. I did not stop to see; the deceased then put both his hands upon the prisoner's shoulders and said, see what you have done?</p>
<p>Q. Was that in a friendly manner or a struggling way, or how?</p>
<p>Salmon. He wanted to get the cutlass from him I believe, the prisoner made a second stroke,
<persName id="t17751018-1-person64"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person64" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person64" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> went between them to part them; she said, my dear mind what you are doing; that second stroke fell on the back of her hand, and cut it almost all the length of her hand; it bled a great deal.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do all the time?</p>
<p>Salmon. I was in the room, I did not know what to do; still the deceased had his hands upon the prisoner's shoulders, then the prisoner thrust the hanger into the deceased's left side; the deceased fell immediately upon his back, and the prisoner dropped the hanger upon the floor and ran out directly; I ran out and alarmed the people.</p>
<p>Q. Did the deceased die immediately?</p>
<p>Salmon. I did not go back to see.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him after he was dead?</p>
<p>Salmon. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear him speak after this happened.</p>
<p>Salmon. I did not hear him speak at all.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember any thing of the deceased pulling the prisoner out of bed upon the floor?</p>
<p>Salmon. Not at all, I am sure he did not; he got up of his own accord.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember any such expression as</p>
<p>"d - n your blood, you shall go on board a</p>
<p>"ship; I want money and money I will have."</p>
<p>Salmon. No; no such thing.</p>
<p>Q. Did the deceased take the quart pot to strike at him before he took the hanger?</p>
<p>Salmon. The prisoner took the hanger first.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person65"> John Orange
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a weaver. I never saw the deceased before that day; I was with one Faulkner and the prisoner and the deceased at Mr. Winn's, the Black Horse, in new Gravel-Lane, in the afternoon at about three o'clock, which was about an hour and a half or two hours before the accident happened, Faulkner and I called for a pint of beer, the deceased said, make it a pot and I will join with you; that was agreed upon, and we had a pot; after that was drank the prisoner got up and struck
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180006"/> Faulkner; soon after that the prisoner went out and the deceased with him; when the prisoner struck Faulkner the deceased said, it was a malicious thing to strike a man without provocation; the prisoner said,</p>
<p>"he would serve him worse if he said any more."</p>
<p>Q. Did he make use of any other threat ening expressions to the deceased?</p>
<p>Orange. No, not at all.</p>
<p>Q. They had not been quarrelling before, had they?</p>
<p>Orange. Not as I know; they came in there together from the justice's.</p>
<p>Q. How was Tate in point of sobriety?</p>
<p>Orange. I believe he had been drinking a little, but was sober enough to know what he said and did: then they went out together very agreeable. I sent after the deceased for the money for his pint of beer: not knowing him, I did not know whether he might come back again: he sent me three halfpence. I went up after that to one Downes's, in New Gravel-Lane. I had not been there above ten minutes, or a quarter of an hour, before I heard Ellick Tate had killed his brother-in law. I had staid about three quarters of an hour at the Black Horse after they went away, to drink out my beer.</p>
<p>Q. Was the deceased his brother-in-law?</p>
<p>Orange. Yes. I ran down directly after him, and asked the people which way he had taken. We found him about two hours after among some cabbages and raddishes behind Vauxhall: he was lying upon his face; we turned him upon his back, and tied his hands behind him. While I was tying him, he said,</p>
<p>"Jack, what have I done! I have done</p>
<p>"murder!" Parker said, he had done so. I said he had not, in order to get him along quietly. Then he said,</p>
<p>"Jack, I am sure my</p>
<p>"hands are bloody, wipe them for me." I said, Ellick, they are not.</p>
<p>Q. Did he seem to be in great agitation at that time?</p>
<p>Orange. Yes; we brought him to the justice.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Where is this Vauxhall you speak of?</p>
<p>Orange. In the New Road, Whitechapel.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person66"> John Barker
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person66" type="surname" value="Barker"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person66" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-1-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the taking of him. I have nothing more to say than the last witness has mentioned.</p>
<p>Mr.
<persName id="t17751018-1-person67"> Nathaniel Walley
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon: I was sent for to the deceased upon the 18th of September, about half after five in the afternoon. I found him to every appearance dead, and I imagined he must have been dead half an hour. Mr. Calve, a surgeon present, opened a vein before I examined further. He is not here.</p>
<p>Q. Did it bleed?</p>
<p>Walley. Very little, as is common with people soon after their death just a spirt or two. There was a wound upon the side between the fifth and sixth rib: we examined it as accurately as we could: it had entered two inches and a quarter in an oblique direction, though not into the cavity of the thorax, but superficial.</p>
<p>Q. Do you apprehend that wound to be the occasion of the death of the deceased?</p>
<p>Walley. No, I found a large wound accompanied with a fracture upon the head. The substance of the brain was wounded by the instrument: it must be some instrument very sharp.</p>
<p>Q. Would a cutlass have made such a sort of wound?</p>
<p>Walley. Yes; it went into the substance of the brain about two inches and a half.</p>
<p>Q. What length?</p>
<p>Walley. About two inches long.</p>
<p>Q. What was the occasion of his death?</p>
<p>Walley. The wounding some principal vessels in the brain by that stroke.</p>
<p>Q. Would that occasion an instantaneous death; or would death come on by degrees?</p>
<p>Walley. I have known the substance of the brain wounded where a person has lived thirty days after.</p>
<p>Q. I believe you distinguish between the cerebrum and the cerebellum; the cerebrum may be wounded; and the party live?</p>
<p>Walley. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. The other is instant death?</p>
<p>Walley. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Where does the cerebellum lie?</p>
<p>Walley. In the front of the forehead.</p>
<p>Q. There was a great effusion of blood?</p>
<p>Walley. There had been; it oozed out at the time I came.</p>
<p>Q. After receiving this stroke at first, he continued struggling with him upon his legs
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180007"/> for a minute or two, and then afterwards fell down?</p>
<p>Walley. I imagined the deceased to be falling.</p>
<p>Q. Upon the whole, you have no doubt but the wounds were the occasion of his death?</p>
<p>Walley. I am fully convinced within myself.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person68"> John Dixen
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am one of the people that belong to Clerkenwell Bridewell; I only prove the apprehending of the prisoner. I was along with Mr. Winn; when he took the cutlass out of the house, it appeared at that time to be very bloody all the way.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person69"> George Winn
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Black Horse. The prisoner and the deceased came into my house that day they were both in liquor: the deceased insisted upon taking him on board a ship: the prisoner was much in liquor: he made a slip and fell upon some people in another box. I desired him to go home about his business: he went away directly. The deceased missed him: he had been gone about one hundred yards out of the house, when the deceased missed him and went after him: he went away without paying his reckoning; a person went after him, and brought back some halfpence. I went up to his house; I saw this cutlass lie in a closet close to the fire-side; there was some blood upon it then.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Were they quiet at your house?</p>
<p>Winn. They drank together at the bar.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear such expressions as one of the witnesses mentioned; as I will use you worse, or the like?</p>
<p>Winn. I was backwards and forwards; I did not hear such an expression.</p>
<p>Q. Has this man been frequently at your house?</p>
<p>Winn. He has been a tenant of mine about three years; I never saw him quarrel: the deceased kept company with and followed the prisoner's wife about.</p>
<p>Q. He insisted upon the prisoner's going on board a ship with him?</p>
<p>Winn. Yes, he said, he would never leave him till he did. The deceased was of a quarrelsome disposition.</p>
<p>Court. The prisoner did not live with his own wife, did he?</p>
<p>Winn. No, the deceased and this man's wife have been at my house together many times.</p>
<p>Dixen. I was present when the prisoner was taken; Paggett and I had been looking after him; coming over the fields we overtook him; he asked Paggett if we had been looking after him, we said, yes; he asked, if the man was dead; he said, yes; and you are dead I apprehend in law; he replied, if he is dead, I killed him, and I must die for it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence:</p>
<p>He used me very ill; he followed me from place to place; he pulled me off the bed; he said he would make money of me on board a ship.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person70"> Ann Gibbons
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person70" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner and the deceased were in my room; there were a great many words between them upon account of the blows the deceased gave the prisoner; he made use of wilful expressions to the prisoner, he struck him twice in my own room; about three minutes before it happened, the prisoner begged him to let him have his sleep out, for he was laid down upon my bed. and the deceased pulled him off; the deceased came up into my room to avoid him. The deceased said, that he had pawned his jacket and shirt off his back, and he would have two guineas to redeem them.</p>
<p>Q. Was the deceased a kidnapper then?</p>
<p>Gibbons. I apprehend so. He said, he was to get two guineas for him.</p>
<p>Q. Who was there besides you, at that time?</p>
<p>Gibbons. Mrs. Mills.</p>
<p>Q. Any body else?</p>
<p>Gibbons. Only two girls,
<persName id="t17751018-1-person71"> Eleanor Salmon
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<persName id="t17751018-1-person72"> Phoebe Rosmanson
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person72" type="given" value="Phoebe"/>
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<p>Q. Did he make use of any oaths when he struck him?</p>
<p>Gibbons. He made use of a great many bad words.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the prisoner?</p>
<p>Gibbons. I only know him by sight; he always
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<p>Court. Did the prisoner make use of no bad language?</p>
<p>Gibbons. No, he only begged him to let him alone; the worst word he said, was, pray let me take my rest, and I will go with you any where.</p>
<p>Q. Who are the two girls?</p>
<p>Gibbons. I cannot say I know much of them.</p>
<p>Q. What is their reputation?</p>
<p>Gibbons. I fancy them to be no better than they should be; their general character is to be bad people about the street.</p>
<p>Court. What character does Mills bear, you called her a good woman just now?</p>
<p>Gibbons. She is a good woman as far as ever I saw.</p>
<p>Q. Who did she keep company with?</p>
<p>Gibbons. I don't know; she has an old man that she calls her husband.</p>
<p>Q. Did she keep company with the prisoner or not?</p>
<p>Gibbons. I am not able to say.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-1-person73"> Sarah Mills
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<interp inst="t17751018-1-person73" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I unlocked the door for the prisoner; the deceased caught hold of the skirt of his coat, and came in with him; the prisoner flung himself upon the bed in the kitchen; this was at the prisoner's own house; the deceased said, the time draws on, you must go down to the ship; the prisoner made no answer. I said, Bill, for Christ's sake let him have a couple of hours sleep, then he will go, for what can you do with a man in liquor; he said; Buggor my eyes, he shall go, for there is no time to make any delay, and he pulled him off the bed upon his backside upon the ground. Ellick jumped up, and took him by the hand, and said, Will, I love you well, but if you will use me so ill as this, I will suffer imprisonment. The deceased struck him in the face, and Ellick struck again; then the deceased took a quart pot off the table to strike him, but I cannot say I saw him strike him with it; I saw him lift his hand as high as his head; then after the pot was taken up by the deceased, the prisoner took the cutlass; I saw it, and I cried murder immediately; I thought it was improper to be, I went between them, I tried to prevent the mischief; I pushed my hand against the cutlass, and got cut a lit-little, but not to hurt me.</p>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-off14 t17751018-2-cd8"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-2-person80"> Thomas Qaintance
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person80" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-victim92 t17751018-2-viclabel9"/>; this day se'nnight about six o'clock in the evening, I was robbed between the four and five mile-stone on the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-off14 t17751018-2-crimeloc10"/>. I was on foot with a cart; the prisoner Winter came up and presented a pistol to me, and said, Stop this minute and deliver your money, or I will blow your brains out; then the other prisoner came up, and said to
<persName id="t17751018-2-person81"> Winter, D
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person81" type="given" value="Winter"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person81" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> - n you lay hold of my pistol, and I will soon see whether he has any money; he gave Winter his pistol to hold, then he (Macguire) took twenty-five shillings and nine-pence farthing out of my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light enough to distinguish the person of a man?</p>
<p>Quaintance. Yes, as plain as my mother gave me suck. I know Winter by his face; he said to me then, Go on, or I will blow your brains out, and then they left me. I saw them the next day at Sir
<persName id="t17751018-2-person82"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person82" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's. I am positive to Winter; I recollected him immediately; the other prisoner I am not certain to.</p>
<p>Q. Did they take nothing but your money?</p>
<p>Quaintance. Nothing but my money, and the purse it was in.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-2-person83"> William Ivers
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person83" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person83" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a post-chaise driver; on Thursday last I drove a gentleman to the Three Cranes at Edgware; while I was there a gentleman came in a one horse chaise, he asked if I was going to London? I said I am, and he went away. I asked the hostler the meaning of it? and he told me, the gentleman
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180009"/> was afraid of being robbed, and wanted one to keep him company; I threw out the long reins and got into the chaise myself. Just as I came to the five mile stone, a man came up to the chaise and laid hold on the horses head, and another man came up to the side of the chaise and said. Holloa, who have you got here? I said only myself.</p>
<p>Court. You must not mention any thing of what they took from you.</p>
<p>Ivers. When they left me I went on to a public-house on the road, which is kept by Mr. Errington, and told what had happened. Mr. Errington and another charged two guns, and we went back in the chaise as far as the Welch Harp, about a mile and a quarter beyond the place where I was stopped; we staid there and had some beer, and as we were returning back we saw two men on the causeway; we jumped out and took them; it was then about seven o'clock; M'Guire said, if you are going to rob me don't use me ill; the other man that was with me said, no, we don't want your money, and put him into the chaise.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-2-person84"> Joseph Errington
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person84" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person84" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Killburn Wells; about a quarter after seven the last Thursday evening, Ivers stopped at my door with a chaise and said he had been robbed by two men; he described them, and said, he believed we might take them; my brother and I each took a gun and loaded them, and went back with lvers in the chaise to take them; we went as far as the
<persName id="t17751018-2-person85"> Welch Harp
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person85" type="given" value="Welch"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person85" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , but could see no such men; we returned back, and when we came within a hundred yards of the place where lvers, was robbed, we saw the two prisoners on the causeway, we jumped out of the chaise; Winter was walking fast; they went after him, and I took M'Guire; he asked if I was going to rob him, and said, he hoped I would not use him ill; I told him I did not want his money.</p>
<p>- Wilson. I was present at the taking of the prisoners; I can only confirm the evidence of the last witness.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-2-person86"> William Barnett
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person86" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Saturday morning the prisoners were brought before Sir.
<persName id="t17751018-2-person87"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person87" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and Quaintance charged Winter with the robbery, and said they had two pistols when they stopped him. I did not hear the prisoners say any thing; they had no pistols when they were taken; Quaintance said, he should know the pistols again if he saw them. I went with Wilson to the place where they were taken, and as near the place as possible, I picked up one loaded pistol, and
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<p>M'Guire's Defence.</p>
<p>I am innocent of the charge.</p>
<p>Winter's Defence.</p>
<p>I never saw the man in my life; I was coming along the road about nine at night, and they stopped me.</p>
<p>M'Guire
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-verdict11" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> acquitted </rs>.</p>
<p>Winter
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-defend77 t17751018-2-punish13"/> Death </rs>.</p>
<p>697. 698 (M).
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-off14 t17751018-2-cd15"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-2-person93"> William Ivers
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person93" type="given" value="William"/>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-victim79 t17751018-2-viclabel16"/>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-victim92 t17751018-2-viclabel16"/>; on last Thursday evening I drove a gentleman to
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-2-off14 t17751018-2-cd17"/>, he gave me one shilling and sixpence, and sixpence for the ostler; as I was returning back, just as I came to the five mile stone, a man laid hold of the horses head, and another came up to the side of the chaise and said, Holloa, who have you got here? I said only myself; they asked what money I had? I told them only two shillings and a few halfpence, which they took from me. I asked them if they were not ashamed to rob so poor a man of such a trifle; then he who was at the chaise side asked the other if he should give it me again? he said no, keep the silver and give him the halfpence, which he did; then they went off; I went on to Erri ngton's, a public house on the road, and he and his brother charged two guns, and we went back in the chaise in pursuit of them as far as the
<persName id="t17751018-2-person94"> Welch Harp
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person94" type="given" value="Welch"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person94" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , but saw nothing of them. As we were returning back we saw
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180010"/> both of them in the causeway. I jumped out of the chaise and came up to Winter first, but did not remember him; I said, he was not the man; when I came up to M'Guire, I knew him directly; we took them to the house of Errington. M'Guire was one of the men that robbed me; I knew his voice again as soon as he spoke, and I knew his lappel coat.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a night was it?</p>
<p>Ivers. A cloudy night, it was M'Guire who took the money from me; I don't recollect Winter, he was at the horses head, and scarce said any thing to me.</p>
<p>Q. From M'Guire. You said it was a cloudy night?</p>
<p>Ivers. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How then could you know me?</p>
<p>Ivers. He had the same coat on he has now.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-2-person95"> Joseph Errington
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person95" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went to take the prisoners; I put them in the chaise myself, they were brought to my house. Ivers called and told me he had been robbed about twenty minutes after seven; we went off in about five minutes, and went as far as the
<persName id="t17751018-2-person96"> Welch Harp
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<p>Q. From M'Guire. Did you find any thing upon me?</p>
<p>Errington. I did not search either of them; I only stroked my hands down his cloaths.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person97" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person97" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoners were brought to Sir
<persName id="t17751018-2-person98"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17751018-2-person98" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-2-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's on Saturday morning; there were no pistols found upon them; Quaintance said, each of them had a pistol; I and another man went as near as we could guess to the spot where they were taken, and found two pistols.</p>
<p>M'Guire's Defence</p>
<p>I never saw the man till he took me prisoner; I had been to see after a place; I overtook the other prisoner; I never saw him before in my life.</p>
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<p>Winter
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<p>699. (M)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-3-off21 t17751018-3-cd22"/>. ++</p>
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<p>700, 701. (L)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-4-off25 t17751018-4-cd26"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-4-victim108" type="victimName"> William Harris
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<interp inst="t17751018-4-victim108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<interp inst="t17751018-4-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was a bad fellow; he was out at that time; when he came home I desired him to go up stairs into the garret where he lay, and bring down some stockings that were there; my wife and I went up after him, and I desired him to unlock his box, Upon opening his box I found twelve neckcloths and a pair of stockings; I believe the neckcloths to be the property of the gentlemen to whom I am a factor; I deal in things of that kind, and have a great number of them in trust; what led me to suspect he must take them out of the warehouse was, I had twelve pair of stockings of a particular sort, one of them was missing, and one pair found in the prisoner's box corresponded exactly with the eleven that were left. I believe the stockings to be mine; the prisoner first said, he bought them of a smuggler, afterwards he confessed he took them from me. He first confessed it to a Mr. Howard, while I was gone for the constable. I don't know that any promise was made to him; I gave Mr.
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<interp inst="t17751018-4-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The constable went with her to College Hill, and brought a box; she delivered the key to the constable; he opened, the box, and there were ten pair of stockings and six neckcloths in it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-4-person113" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the prosecutor's wife; I was present at the searching of the prisoner's box. I found in it twelve neck-cloths, and eight pair of stockings: he took them out himself; they were delivered to the constable. I believe them to be the property of Messrs. Needs and Strutt; my husband sells for them; they are like what we had in the house. The prisoner was our porter; the prisoner said he bought them of a smuggler. Mr. Harris and I went down, and left Mr. Howard with him: my husband went for a constable. When we went up stairs, Mr. Howard said, he had confessed that he took them out of the warehouse. I asked him it he had? he said, Yes, I took them all out of the warehouse. When the box was first searched, Mr. Harris said, he would be as easy as he could; he would endeavour to send him for an East-India soldier.</p>
<p>Robert Row. I am a constable; I was sent for to take charge of the prisoner. When I went into the garret, I saw the stockings and neckcloths lying on the floor; the prisoner said, he took them all out of the warehouse. I was sent for on the 13th to take charge of Lloyd for receiving part of the goods: as soon as I came to him, he said, if I would go to his house, he would give me all the things that belonged to Roger. We went with him to his house at Lambert Hill; he there desired his wife to go and get the things that belonged to Roger. We went with her to College Hill, and there she produced a box with ten pair of stockings, and six neckcloths in it: he said, he bought one pair of stockings of him.</p>
<p>The stockings were produced that Lloyd said he bought.</p>
<p>Williams's Defence.</p>
<p>There were some stockings in the room; I don't know how they came in my box; somebody must have a false key, and put them in my box.</p>
<p>Lloyd was not put upon his defence.</p>
<p>Williams called five witnesses, who gave him a very good character.</p>
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<p>705. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not take the weights.</p>
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<p>706, 707, 708. (2d M.)
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a farmer; I drive a waggon from East Grinstead to London: upon the 5th of October I had a load of charcoal to carry to London; I took up also a box and a trunk for Mrs. Gentil, who was at that time upon a visit in my neighbourhood. I put up at the three tuns at Croydon on Thursday night; there was a box and a trunk. On Friday morning about four o'clock, I discovered that one had been cut off; I saw it the night before.</p>
<p>Mrs.
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-person136" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-7-person136" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the wife of the prosecutor; I live at No. 5. in Size-Lane; I was at East Grinstead upon a visit. On my return to London, I sent a box and a trunk by Mr. Wynch to London; I delivered them to the son, who is the agent of the father; my clothes were in the trunk.</p>
<p>(The trunk was produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-person137" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> some time; he, and the two other prisoners, whose persons I am positive to, brought these things to me upon Sunday the 8th of October, at eight in the morning. I live in Kingsland Road; I asked them how they came by them? as I did not like the appearance; they said, two men had got them under a hedge; and that upon seeing them, the men ran away, and left the two bundles behind them; and therefore they took them up, and thought them a lawful prize. They said, they would fetch them away on Monday; all the prisoners were together; they all equally joined in the request: these things in the bundle are what they delivered to me.</p>
<p>(A bundle containing the things mentioned in the indictment, was produced in court, and deposed to by Mrs. Gentil.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Gentil. The box came safe; these things were in the trunk.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday sen'night, the 9th of October, I found this trunk in a ditch in Croydon Parish.</p>
<p>Mrs. Gentil. I know the trunk; there is the date of the year, and the initial letters of my father's name upon it; I have the key of the trunk with me.</p>
<p>"The key was applied to the lock and fitted</p>
<p>"exactly."</p>
<p>Baldwin's Defence.</p>
<p>I was at a Mrs. Panter's house at Kensington the night this robbery happened; I went away in the morning; I had twenty shillings from her husband for some tea I had sold her.</p>
<p>"Pilbean and Wynn said in their defence,</p>
<p>"that they were both at Croydon, that they</p>
<p>"lodged at one Yeates's. Pilbean said, he</p>
<p>"was there from nine at night till seven the</p>
<p>"next morning. Wynn said, he was there</p>
<p>"from eight at night till five next morning;</p>
<p>"that they found the bundles; that two men</p>
<p>"left them in a ditch, when they came up to</p>
<p>"them at eleven o'clock on Sunday night.</p>
<p>Baldwin. I appeal to Mrs. Benfield.</p>
<p>Mrs. Benfield. He was with us before eight o'clock on Thursday evening: he staid all night; he never was out of our house till he went out with his wife next morning.</p>
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<p>Pilbean,
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-verdict43" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> guilty </rs>.</p>
<p>Wynn,
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<interp inst="t17751018-7-verdict44" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> guilty </rs>.</p>
<p>Baldwin was detained to be tried for receiving the goods, well knowing them to have been stolen.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>710. (2d M.)
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<p>712, 713. (2d M.)
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<interp inst="t17751018-11-person158" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Tuesday the 3d of October, about twelve at night, I met the prisoner, Jones, at the corner of
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-11-off57 t17751018-11-crimeloc59"/>; she pretended to know me, and asked me to treat her with a glass of wine; then Sturgess came up, and in about a minute and a half's time I felt Sturgess's hand coming out of my pocket. I said, D - n you, you have picked my pocket; upon which she dropped the money out of her hand into Jones's. I then caught hold of Jones's hand, and held them both till the watchman came up; then Jones dropped the money in the kennel. I saw it fall; I had six guineas and a half. The watchman picked up three guineas; we could not find any more. I then counted my money, and said; I missed a half guinea; upon which Sturgess stooped down, and laid down half a guinea; I saw it between her finger and thumb. I took it up, then I counted my money again, and said, I missed three guineas more. The watchman took charge of them. I believe they were not searched; for the watchman said, there was no occasion to search them, for they could swallow a guinea or two upon such an occasion.</p>
<p>Q. Was you sober?</p>
<p>Whale. I was quite sober; I spent part of the evening at Leaden-hall. It being late when this affair was over. I did not go to my lodging, but staid the rest of the night in the watch-house.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-11-person159" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman in St. Dunstan's parish; at half an hour past twelve at night, I saw the prosecutor with the prisoner about three yards out of the city, in Little Shire-lane; the prosecutor charged the prisoner with robbing him. I saw three guineas picked out of the kennel, and then half a guinea; the prosecutor then counted his money, and said, he missed half a guinea; I said, that was picked up; then he counted his money again, and said, he had lost three guineas more, and that he had in all fifteen pounds. He was quite sober.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Did any such familiarities pass between you as to make it possible for the money to drop out of your pocket?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No; my breeches slap was unbuttoned, but the waistband was not; it was not possible it should drop out. Sturgess was pretty nimble with her fingers.</p>
<p>Sturgess' Defence.</p>
<p>I am not guilty at all; I was going through Temple Bar with the other prisoner, Jones; she asked me to drink with her; we met the prosecutor with two women in white cloaks, who were singing to him; he came up to us, and unbuttoned his breeches, and the money fell out of his pocket; he said, we should not stoop to pick it up; the watchman came by, and they picked up three guineas; then he said, he had lost half a guinea more, and he stooped, and picked that up.</p>
<p>Jones' Defence.</p>
<p>I am not guilty of the crime alledged to me; I know nothing of it; the man was very much in liquor; he fell asleep in the watch-house; we asked him to search us; he would not; he said, there was no occasion for it.</p>
<p>For Sturgess.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-11-person160"> Ann Noting
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<interp inst="t17751018-11-person160" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known Sturgess from a child; she is a very honest person, I have trusted her with pounds when I was in very great business.</p>
<p>Both
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<p>714. (2d M)
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<interp inst="t17751018-12-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-12-off61 t17751018-12-crimeloc64"/>. Last Monday was a fortnight, as I was going across a field that leads up to my house, by myself, at about nine at night at the upper end of the field, about two or three hundred yards from my own house, I was stopped by two men, one of them was the prisoner; the other man had a pistol; the prisoner had something like a hanger. They demanded my money; I told them, I had none; they made answer, I had; the prisoner said, you have a watch then, and clapped his hand to my pocket, and took out my watch; then the other said, you have got some money somewhere, and began searching me; he searched my breeches and waistcoat, and coat pockets, and took out a linen handkerchief, and then they bid me go home, and say nothing, and they would see me in. I went home as fast as I could: I alarmed the house, and pursued them that night, but could not take them. The prisoner was taken by Justice Fielding's man a week after; I knew him by sight before, there was a moon a quarter old, it was light enough to know any body.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light enough to distinguish a face?</p>
<p>Wilkinson. O yes, I could know any body</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever get your watch again?</p>
<p>Wilkinson. No, nor handkerchief. I am very confident in my own mind he is the man; if I had any matter of doubt I would not say so. I had seen him many times before.</p>
<p>Q. Was you sober?</p>
<p>Wilkinson. Yes, as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have people here with whom I was in company at the time the prosecutor says I robbed him.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-12-person166"> James Godfrey
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<interp inst="t17751018-12-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a journeyman weaver, I live at Bethnal-green; the prisoner worked with me in the picking and quilting in our way; he worked very regularly; he had worked with me a fortnight when he was taken up.</p>
<p>Q. Did he make no holidays in that time?</p>
<p>Godfrey. No, not one.</p>
<p>Q. Not of a Monday?</p>
<p>Godfrey. No. On Monday the 2d of October, the day he is charged with committing the robbery on, he was with me from between two and three in the afternoon till eight o'clock at night, in Wentworth-street, at the end of Rose-lane; he went out with me and another man who works with me, in the afternoon between two and three o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Instead of working you went out together?</p>
<p>Godfrey. We had a little business out, we went to the other man's mother-in-law in Wentworth-street, and there we had a pot of beer; from thence we went with that man to Rag-fair to buy some things for his eldest boy, he was going to britch him; it was after seven o'clock when we came from Rag-fair; and when we came home where I parted from him, it was after eight o'clock. He lodges in Wentworth street, the corner of George-yard, at one Mr. Maynard's. We parted at the end of Rose-lane. I got home about the hour of nine. I believe my house is a mile from Rose lane.</p>
<p>Q. Was it full nine when you got home?</p>
<p>Godfrey. Yes, rather after nine. This gentleman swore before the justice that he was robbed at half after eight, and it is above a mile and a half from Rose-lane to Bishop Bonner's. This young man had no money when he came to work next morning, and had no money all the week, but what he had of me, nor hardly a shoe to his foot; I should suppose if he had stole a watch he would have made money of it.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-12-person167"> Richard Earty
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<interp inst="t17751018-12-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner worked with me at Godfrey's; he picked for us both. Upon the second of October he was with me and Godfrey, and my wife, at my wife's mother's all the afternoon. We went with my mother-in-law to see after some money that was owing to her by a person; I don't know his name; It is in an alley in Wellclose-square, facing the Black Horse; my mother went in, and we waited at the Black Horse for her; we drank a couple of pots of beer, and staid there till after six; then we all went back to my mother-in-law's, in Wentworth-street
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180015"/> the prisoner and Godfrey then went away; I don't know where they parted.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what time it was when you parted?</p>
<p>Earty. I apprehend it was about one o'clock; we carried some time in Rosemary-lane; we went there to buy some things for my eldest boy; I was going to britch him. About half an hour after we had parted at my mother-in-law's I met the prisoner in Rose-lane going home to his lodgings; I bid him good night, and saw no more of him till he came to work next morning.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-12-person168"> Elizabeth Earty
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<interp inst="t17751018-12-person168" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , the wife of the last witness, who was with the prisoner and her husband at Wellclose Square and Rosemary lane, confirmed her husband's evidence.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. You told me on your evidence that you was robbed about nine o'clock. Did you always say it was about nine?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did.</p>
<p>Q. A witness here says, that you said before the justice it was half after eight?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I never did say so.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think you could swear to the person of the other man?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I don't think I could. I took most notice of this man; his face struck me; it was not many minutes over or under nine o'clock; I had been with some friends upon the green; I pulled out my watch there, and it wanted a quarter of nine: I then said it was time for me to be at home, and went away. Just as I got in the fields, the church clocks began to began to strike nine: I heard several of them strike.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any clock in your house?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Yes. I did not look at it but rung the bell, and called my men out immediately to pursue them.</p>
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<p>715. (M)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-13-off67 t17751018-13-cd68"/>. ++</p>
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<p>716. (M)
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<p>717. (M)
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<persName id="t17751018-15-person180"> William Stapp
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<interp inst="t17751018-15-person180" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-15-victim179 t17751018-15-viclabel75"/> at Newington; I have likewise a farm at Hornsey; I missed a cow on Thursday the tenth of August, at about four o'clock in the morning. I expected she was killed, though she was very forward in calf. I made enquiry after her, but I heard nothing of her till Saturday morning; then I heard there was a carcase to be sold at one Mr. Massey's in Whitechappel, which had been killed at the slaughter-house of the widow Hunt, in George-street, Spittal-fields. I went to the slaughter-house, there I saw the hyde of my cow; it was a black cow, with grissle hairs; it had a mark upon the horn, which was in part rased off.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person181"> James Massey
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<interp inst="t17751018-15-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a butcher in Aldgate High-street. Upon the 12th of August the prisoner sent me the carcase of a cow to sell by commission; it was of a cow very forward in calf; the skin was off when it was brought to me; it came from the widow Hunt's slaughter-house.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person182"> Esther Hunt
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<interp inst="t17751018-15-person182" type="given" value="Esther"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person182" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a slaughter-house: the prisoner came to me on the tenth of August, about three o'clock in the afternoon, and asked me to let him kill a cow at my slaughter-house. I said he might; and asked him what time he should bring it; whether he would bring it at dusk. He said no; it was very wild; that the weavers would be just done work, and it would be fine sport for the boys for three or four hours. Then I asked him what time he would bring it. He said at eleven at night, and then all would be still. I went to bed between ten and eleven, and my daughter sat up for him. I heard him come in at five in the morning. I got up at six. He had killed it, and was then taking the hide off. It was a cow very forward in calf. I did not take
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180016"/> notice of the colour of the hide. At about four o'clock on Saturday morning, he came with a porter, a horse, two hampers, and a basket; and took away all the carcase but the hide and the feet. He took away only the offal on Friday morning. When I went to market on Saturday morning, Massey asked me if a cow had been killed at my house; and said, Mr. Stapp had lost one. I told him there had, and that the hide was at my house.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person183"> Esther Hunt
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<interp inst="t17751018-15-person183" type="given" value="Esther"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person183" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the younger. The prisoner brought a cow to my mother's house about half an hour after twelve on Friday morning; it was black and grey; it was very big with calf.</p>
<p>Q. Is it usual to kill cows that are so big with calf?</p>
<p>Hunt. Not as I know.</p>
<p>Q. to
<persName id="t17751018-15-person184"> Elizabeth Hunt
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person184" type="surname" value="Hunt"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person184" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person184" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the elder. Do you know whether it is usual to kill cows so big with calf?</p>
<p>Hunt. Not unless the teats are bad, then they do.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe how the teats of this cow were?</p>
<p>Hunt. I did not take notice.</p>
<p>Q. to
<persName id="t17751018-15-person185"> Elizabeth Hunt
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person185" type="surname" value="Hunt"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person185" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person185" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the Younger. Did the skin that Stapp owned belong to the cow that was brought by the prisoner?</p>
<p>Hunt. It did. The cow appeared to be very same.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was coming from the country; I met a farmer with some beasts; I helped him on. I bought the cow of him for five pounds; the farmer's name is May. There were two men present at the time; I advertised for the two men; they did appear, and promised to be here.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Benjamine Cross. I am a butcher, and live at Shoreditch: the prisoner is a butcher: he lived with me as a servant fourteen months; there could not be a better servant for sobriety and honesty.</p>
<p>Q. How long ago did he leave your service?</p>
<p>Cross. About thirteen months; he lived with a person in the same street.</p>
<p>Q. Is it usual to kill cows when they are with calf?</p>
<p>Cross. Yes, the very day before they would calve.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person186"> Henry Hindman
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person186" type="surname" value="Hindman"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person186" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a butcher in New Bond-street. I have known the prisoner from eight years of age. I never heard any thing against his character.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person187"> Anthony James
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person187" type="surname" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person187" type="given" value="Anthony"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a peruke-maker; I have known the prisoner two years; I never heard any thing amiss of him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person188"> Elizabeth Smith
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person188" type="surname" value="Smith"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person188" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person188" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a public house in Westminster. I have known the prisoner all his life; he was always a very honest industrious man.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person189"> William Andrews
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person189" type="surname" value="Andrews"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person189" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a butcher; I have known the prisoner two years; I lived with him three quarters of a year, at Mr. Sewell's in Shoreditch; he bears an exceeding good character.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-15-person190"> John Harris
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person190" type="surname" value="Harris"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person190" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-15-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon; I live in Whitechappel; I have known the prisoner all his life; he has a very good character.</p>
<p>
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<p>718. (2d M)
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<interp inst="t17751018-16-off78" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-16-off78" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/> breaking and entering the dwelling house of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-16-off78 t17751018-16-cd79"/>, about the hour of one in the night, and stealing a crown piece and two shillings in money numbered, the property of
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<persName id="t17751018-16-person196"> Robert Bevan
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<interp inst="t17751018-16-person196" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-16-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> </rs>, ++</p>
<p>Unite Tower. I live at Mr. Bevan's, in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-16-off78 t17751018-16-crimeloc80"/>. On Friday the 16th of September, between one and two in the morning, I heard a noise in the room I lie in; I got up in the bed, but could see nothing; I lay down again; I heard a noise again; I jumped up, and caught hold of the prisoner by the hand, at my trunk; he said, he was locked out; I called out to one of the boys; my master came up with a light; I found my box open, and missed a crown piece and two shillings, out of the pocket of a pair of breeches that were in it. I charged the prisoner with having it; he denied it; I found it afterwards
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180017"/> on the bed. The prisoner had lived at the house, and was my bedfellow two or three months; he has been gone from the house a month or six weeks. I asked him how he got into the house, he said, he got over the wall, and in at the cellar window.</p>
<p>Charles Poulter. I am a peace officer. I was charged with the prisoner; he confessed he took the key, and unlocked the box, and took the money out.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The apprentice let me in; I was told I might lie there any night if I was belated. I knocked, and the apprentice got up, and let me in; there were four other persons lay in that room besides the prosecutor. I was very drunk.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses who gave him a very good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-16-punish82" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-16-defend192 t17751018-16-punish82"/> T </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>719. (M)
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<interp inst="t17751018-17-off83" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
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<persName id="t17751018-17-person199"> William Atkins
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<interp inst="t17751018-17-person199" type="given" value="William"/>
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<rs id="t17751018-17-cd85" type="crimeDate">August 1st</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-17-off83 t17751018-17-cd85"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-17-victim201" type="victimName"> Hannah Atkins
<interp inst="t17751018-17-victim201" type="surname" value="Atkins"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-17-off83 t17751018-17-victim201"/> </persName> . On the first of August, in the evening between eight and nine o'clock, the prisoner, who
<rs id="t17751018-17-deflabel86" type="occupation">keeps a public-house</rs>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-17-defend198 t17751018-17-deflabel86"/> in the neighbourhood, came into my room, and asked me if I had any of his pots; I told him, I had none. Finding me sitting alone, he began to be rude with me, he pulled me about, and used me in a rude manner; I endeavoured to pacify him, and then he was more rude; he locked the door, and put the key into his pocket, which so frightened me that I could not speak; then he forced me into the bed-room, which is in that room, and did with me what he intended to do.</p>
<p>Q. Did he force you?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had he carnal knowledge of your body?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was it against your will?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, my husband was then at a benefit club; I told him of it as soon as he came home, which was about twelve o'clock. I was not able to cry out; there was no one upon that floor, nor no one near me as I knew of.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. You are a married woman?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What is your husband?</p>
<p>Atkins. A stone mason.</p>
<p>Q. What time did he go out?</p>
<p>Atkins. He went out to work about five in the morning; he came home before he went to his club at between seven and eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. How near does the prisoner live to you?</p>
<p>Atkins. About a dozen doors off on the other side of the way.</p>
<p>Q. You used to buy your beer of him?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Your husband came home at half after eleven at night?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You told him what Burdock had done to you?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did you leave off taking beer of Mr. Burdock?</p>
<p>Atkins. As soon as my husband went to take leave of him the beginning of September; the reason was, my husband owed him some money, and he desired he would have beer at his house till he had paid him.</p>
<p>Q. Does no one lodge on the same floor with you?</p>
<p>Atkins. There are four rooms on the floor; I have two; one Mrs. Hopper has the room next to me; one Mrs. Martin, a maiden body, has the other.</p>
<p>Q. What divides Mrs. Hopper's room from your's?</p>
<p>Atkins. Lath and plaister, I believe.</p>
<p>Q. Are you capable of hearing any thing that passes in Mrs. Hopper's room?</p>
<p>Atkins. No, she had not been in the house some days; I had not seen her for several days.</p>
<p>Q. Does any body live above you?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, there are people lodge there, but whether they were at home, I cannot tell; there are four rooms up three pair of stairs; one Martin has one room above me, and one Call as another; I don't know the names of the rest.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180018"/>Q. Were any of them at home?</p>
<p>Atkins. I don't know.</p>
<p>Q. Who lodges on the one pair of stairs floor?</p>
<p>Atkins. I don't know.</p>
<p>Q. What was the prisoner's business; when he came to you; I suppose the door was shut?</p>
<p>Atkins. It was ajar: he asked me if I had any of his pots?</p>
<p>Q. What did he do to you?</p>
<p>Atkins. After he had pulled me about. I went to get up to go to the door, and he flew to the door and locked it: he refused to quit the room.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you cry out?</p>
<p>Atkins. He frightened me; he came in unawares; he confined me in that manner that I was not able to speak.</p>
<p>Q. How, did he confine your tongue?</p>
<p>Atkins. I talked to him as loud as I do talk in common, while I was able.</p>
<p>Q. There are such a number of people in the house: here is a house four rooms upon a floor, with different occupiers almost in every room; if I had been you, I should have cried out and took the chance of their hearing.</p>
<p>Atkins. They are as often cut as at home; I talked as loud as I could.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it before he locked the door? You talked to him, reasoned with him, and argued with him in a very mild way?</p>
<p>Atkins. I did not reason with him at all; I endeavoured to resist.</p>
<p>Q. How long might it be before he locked the door?</p>
<p>Atkins. Six or seven minutes, I believe.</p>
<p>Q. Before he locked the door, had he done any thing more than put his hand into your bosom?</p>
<p>Atkins. No, he crouded me into the bedroom.</p>
<p>Q. Before or after he locked the door?</p>
<p>Atkins. After.</p>
<p>Q. You did not desire him to lock the door?</p>
<p>Atkins. No, he locked it, and put the key into his pocket. I asked him where the key was? as well as I was able: he said, he had it in his pocket.</p>
<p>Q. How was the bed-room door?</p>
<p>Atkins. It goes out of the other room: he took hold of me, and perfectly lifted me into the room, and threw me upon the bed.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts did he lay hold of you?</p>
<p>Atkins. Round my waist.</p>
<p>Q. Then your arms were at liberty?</p>
<p>Atkins. And I endeavoured all I could to resist.</p>
<p>Q. Then it began to be serious; did not you call out then?</p>
<p>Atkins. As much as I was able, I did, and desired him still to quit the place.</p>
<p>Q. But you did not call out to any of the neighbours?</p>
<p>Atkins. I was not able to call loud enough for any body to hear me then above or below; but I was very sensible there was no body there to hear me.</p>
<p>Q. You told your husband as soon as he came home?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, I said, Why don't you go and see what you can do with him, for I am used exceeding ill by him.</p>
<p>Q. Then you did not desire your husband to go to a justice of peace?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, I did immediately.</p>
<p>Q. What was your husband to do with Burdock?</p>
<p>Atkins. To tell him of his fault before he went to the justice.</p>
<p>Q. Why, did he not know the fault he had committed?</p>
<p>Atkins. It was fit my husband should go to him, and let him know that he knew it.</p>
<p>Court. That he might not be out of the way?</p>
<p>Q. Then I suppose he told Burdock his fault, and he said, he was sorry for it, and no more was to be done?</p>
<p>Atkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. What did you expect Burdock to do; to ask your pardon, I suppose?</p>
<p>Atkins. He must know very well it had been a great trouble to me.</p>
<p>Q. What was Burdock to do?</p>
<p>Atkins. As the law was to direct - I had nothing to do with that.</p>
<p>Q. As your husband and he could agree it?</p>
<p>Atkins. As I had a husband, I left it to him.</p>
<p>Q. How many times was you in Burdock's house yourself before the complaint was made to a magistrate?</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180019"/>Atkins. I never went any further than the door to order a pint of beer.</p>
<p>Q. How many times has Mr. Burdock been in your room since the 1st of August, to the time he was taken up?</p>
<p>Atkins. He came in twice afterwards in my husband's absence.</p>
<p>Q. You gave him so good encouragement, he came a second time, did he?</p>
<p>Atkins. There was no encouragement at all?</p>
<p>Q. When was it that Burdock came first into your room, after the first of August?</p>
<p>Atkins. About six or seven days he made it his business to come in for a pot as before, and he began to come up to me as he had done before; but I was guarded against him, and kept my door wide open.</p>
<p>Q. So you was guarded against him, and kept your door wide open. Do you remember his coming to some of the other lodgers?</p>
<p>Atkins. I never minded who came to any body in my life.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember upon the 3d of August, Burdock going past your door, and though it was open, he would not come in?</p>
<p>Atkins. I don't know any thing of it.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you say upon the 3d of August to Burdock, So, now you will not speak to your old acquaintance?</p>
<p>Atkins. That is false. More than that he wished his hands and legs might drop off if he ever came into the house again; and swore more than that, that he never heard a woman talk and cry like me.</p>
<p>Q. Whether you did not in a few days after the first of August, say to Burdock,</p>
<p>"So now you will not call on your old acquaintance;" or words to that effect?</p>
<p>Atkins. I can safely take my oath I never saw him come up stairs, only when he came into my room.</p>
<p>Q. Look at that letter: did you ever see that before. (Shewing the witness a letter.)</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, I have seen that letter to be sure.</p>
<p>Q. When did you first see that letter?</p>
<p>Atkins. The day of the month is in it I believe.</p>
<p>Q. Who wrote the letter?</p>
<p>Atkins. It was a gentleman, who said, my husband was to blame that he did not follow the law with this man.</p>
<p>Q. What is that gentleman's name?</p>
<p>Atkins. Robinson.</p>
<p>Q. Where does he live?</p>
<p>Atkins. I don't now justly; it was at the Hole in the Wall in Chancery-lane, where he happened to call upon my husband.</p>
<p>Q. How did he know any thing that you had been used in this manner?</p>
<p>Atkins. Because both my husband and I told him.</p>
<p>Q. You never saw him before, did you?</p>
<p>Atkins. I had never seen him before.</p>
<p>Q. What did he advise you to do?</p>
<p>Atkins. No farther than to send to him in that manner; but I thought it was best to go to a Justice of Peace. We did not take his advice.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know how that letter came into the hands of Mr. Burdock?</p>
<p>Atkins. It was a chairman carried it.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you deliver that letter to Mr. Burdock?</p>
<p>Atkins. No, I had another note I went to give him. I saw the chairman in the court just now that took that letter.</p>
<p>Court. You say, that you advised your husband next day to go to Burdock and talk with him.</p>
<p>Atkins. I did so.</p>
<p>Q. Did your husband follow your advice</p>
<p>Atkins. Directly, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. When did he go to Burdock?</p>
<p>Atkins. I think in about three weeks after.</p>
<p>Q. He did not apply to any magistrate, then till after he had told him that?</p>
<p>Atkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever go to Burdock's after that three weeks, after he had been told of it?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, just over the cell of the door.</p>
<p>Q. You say that Burdock carried you in his arms into the inner room; now you knew his design then.</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, and resisted all that in my power lay.</p>
<p>Q. You did not cry out: I think, you said you only spoke loud.</p>
<p>Atkins. As loud as I was able. I was very ill at the same time.</p>
<p>Q. After he had committed this foul deed. did you tell him that you would prosecute him?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes, and told him that my husband would do it as soon as possible.</p>
<p>
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<p>Atkins. I don't know.</p>
<p>Q. But you told him he should be prosecuted then?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Counsel for the Prisoner.</p>
<p>You went and got a warrant to apprehend Burdock?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did you get that warrant?</p>
<p>Atkins. I think the fourth of September.</p>
<p>Q. What constable did you give the warrant to, to execute?</p>
<p>Atkins. Smallwood and Sturton.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go along with them to execute the warrant?</p>
<p>Atkins. No; but my husband did.</p>
<p>Q. What instructions did you give them about the warrant?</p>
<p>Atkins. I did not know that I had any occasion to give them any.</p>
<p>Q. But did you desire them to go to the house and call for a pint of beer?</p>
<p>Atkins. Not to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. Did you desire the constables, or either of them, to take Burdock aside and tell him the business, and if he saw him inclinable to make it up, to come to your husband and settle it, because the constables are in court?</p>
<p>Atkins. The last time it was, those words were mentioned, the other time no such thing was mentioned. One came and said he could not find him; that he was absconded, and likely he would send some friend to make it up. I said, I did not desire to make it up; but we would go as far as the law would go.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you tell one of the constables that we will get as much as we can and then let the affair drop?</p>
<p>Atkins. No.</p>
<p>Q. There was not a word then about getting what you could?</p>
<p>Atkins. No. I have had several people mention such a thing to me to be sure.</p>
<p>(To be continued.)</p>
<p>(The second and last of these proceedings will be published in a few days.)</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180021"/>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 18th, Thursday the 19th, Friday the 20th, and Saturday the 21st of OCTOBER, 1775.</p>
<p>In the Fifteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Eighth SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>Taken in SHORT-HAND by
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<p>NUMBER VIII. PART II.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Sold by T. BELL, at (No. 26.) the Top of Bell-Yard, near Temple-Bar</p>
<p>[Price NINE-PENCE.]</p>
<p>
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<p>The letter signed Robinson, addressed to Mr.
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<p>August 30th, 1775.</p>
<p>You are desired to call upon me to-morrow at three of the clock in the afternoon, at the Robinhood Tavern Butcher Row, Temple Bar. By default an action, will be brought against you at the suit of Mr. William Atkins.</p>
<p>Counsel. Who is that Robinson that wrote that letter. You saw it wrote you say?</p>
<p>Atkins. Yes; and the man wrote it according to his own directions; he would have had my husband give him money to have brought an action, but my husband thought he had better go to a justice, and he did not take his advice.</p>
<p>Counsel for the Prosecutor.</p>
<p>How came you about Chancery Lane?</p>
<p>Atkins. Because my husband works at the New Six Clerks Office, and I am there almost every day since this affair happened, because I was unhappy at home.</p>
<p>Counsel for the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Then you live at the Six Clerks Office for fear of being ravished?</p>
<p>Atkins. It is a very sad thing to have things disturbone so.</p>
<p>The jury informed the court that they did not desire to have the prisoner put upon his defence.</p>
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<p>725. (M)
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-off101" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two silver table spoons, value ten shillings: and two linen table-cloths, value four shillings, the property of
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-victim232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; a linen shirt, value five shillings, the property of
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<persName id="t17751018-21-person235"> James Bell
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-person235" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-21-defend228 t17751018-21-deflabel105"/>. Upon the 12th of September, she was going away from us into the hospital; we promised to take her back again if she recovered. Upon looking over the things to see if every thing was right, we missed two table-spoons; we missed no linen; we asked her over and over again if she knew any thing of these spoons; and conjured her, as she at that time was exceeding ill, to tell if she knew any thing of these spoons; she answered in the most solem manner, as she thought herself a dying woman at that time, that she knew nothing about them; she persisted in this denial two or three days. In the mean time, we sent a Mrs. Ellis backwards and forwards to her to the hospital; at last she confessed to Mrs. Ellis, that they were at such and such pawnbrokers, and there we found the two spoons.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-21-person236"> Catharine Ellis
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-person236" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am shop-woman to Messrs. Bell and Crozier; I went backwards to the hospital to this prisoner, in order to get out of her if she knew any thing of the se table-spoons. She denied them from the Tuesday to the Friday; on the Friday, on their telling her she should not come into the service again till the spoons were discovered some way or other; then in hopes of being admitted into the service again, she confessed she had disposed of them; that they were pledged at two pawnbrokers
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180024"/> in Prince's-street; I went there, but Mr. Bell had been there before, and had taken the spoons out, as I had told him what had passed. I went to enquire if there was any thing further there; I found some linen at one of the houses, two tablecloths and a shirt, the shirt was Mr. Crozier's, the table cloths belonged to the partnership. The prisoner all along, while denying this theft, said, the things must be taken away by the draymen when they came with beer.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-21-person237"> Eleanor Saunders
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-person237" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a mantua-maker, and an acquaintance of the prisoner's: she came to me one time, and desired me to pledge some table-spoons and shirts: she said, she wanted to make up some money; she was to make up her book, and wanted to make up a little money for that, and begged me to pawn this table-spoon and shirt for the money. As soon as the money could be raised in any other way, they were to be taken out of pawn again. I pawned part at one pawnbroker's and part at another. One lent twelve shillings on one spoon, and eight shillings upon the other. The prisoner went with me to the door; she did not go in, but only staid at the door.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-21-person238"> John Leshman
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-person238" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , This shirt, and these two table-spoons, (producing them) were pawned with me by the last witness; she had fourteen shillings upon the other things, and ten shillings upon the spoon; they were sent at different times.</p>
<p>Bell. It is a spoon we bought second-hand; it has a crest upon it (a head). As far as any man can swear to a spoon, I think it is mine.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-21-person239"> John White
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<interp inst="t17751018-21-person239" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a servant to Mr. Parker: it formerly was Mr. Murthwaite's shop, but he has left off business. I took in this spoon and shirt (producing them); they were pledged by Saunders.</p>
<p>Bell. We missed two such spoons as have been produced, with a crest on them.</p>
<p>Ellis. I believe these to be the prosecutor's spoons. I am as positive to them as one can possibly be.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had not been in Mr. Crozier's house six weeks before he debauched me; he told me, that every thing which was in his house I might make use of: they were both in partnership, but I did not know that there was any odds. I sat up one morning till four o'clock to let Mr. Crozier in; I caught cold, and was exceeding ill. Mr. Bell kindly put me into the hospital, and he took me out as bad as he put me in, and sent me to prison. Miss Ellis came to me to enquire where the things were, and said, she would redeem them unknown to Mr. Crozier and Mr. Bell. I said, I did not want her to secrete it from Mr. Crozier, as he had given me leave to make use of his property. I wish Mr. Crozier had come here.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>726. (M.)
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<persName id="t17751018-22-person244"> Catharine Prime
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<interp inst="t17751018-22-person244" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the wife of
<persName id="t17751018-22-person245"> John Prime
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<interp inst="t17751018-22-person245" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> : my husband was formerly a peruke-maker; he has been afflicted with a palsy these six years, and I have maintained him by washing. I washed the things mentioned in the indictment (repeating them) for Mr. Wilson, a grocer, in Bridge-street. The prisoner had carried linen for me several times. On the 22d of July in the morning, I delivered to him the linen mentioned in the indictment to carry home to Mr. Wilson. At nine at night, Mr. Wilson sent to me to know why I had not sent home his linen; upon that I had the prisoner taken up. When he was before the justice, he said, he sold the things to a Jew for thirty-six shillings.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not say any such thing. I took the things to Mr. Wilson's; Mr. Wilson was in the shop; there were four or five customers there, and he was very busy. I left the linen upon a hogshead in the shop.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-23-off112 t17751018-23-victim249"/> </persName> did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and stealing from his person a watch with a base metal case, value twenty shillings, a steel chain, value, six pence, a stone seal set in silver, value, four shillings, a watch-key value, four-pence, and four shillings in money, numbered </rs>, the property of the said
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<p>
<persName id="t17751018-23-person251"> Thomas Kear
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Coming from Sadler's Wells on the 9th of September with a man and his wife, it being a fine moon-light night, we agreed to come over the fields; when we got near the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-23-off112 t17751018-23-crimeloc114"/> the prisoner and another man came up to us: the prisoner put a pistol to my breast and demanded my money; the other man went to the man and his wife who were with me; the woman called out to me to draw my hanger; the other man said,</p>
<p>"d - n him, take the hanger from him, and cut his head off:" the prisoner demanded my watch; I told him it was worth nothing, it was one I had borrowed whilst my own was mending; he said he must have it, and took my watch and money. I am positive to the prisoner's person; the moon shone full in his face. The prisoner was taken about a fortnight after; I saw him at the
<persName id="t17751018-23-person252"> Brown Bear
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , he was then dressed the same as when he robbed me; I knew him again the moment I saw him. I have never seen the watch since I lost it.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-23-person253"> John Holey
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was one present at the apprehending of the prisoner. He was brought to Bow-Street; Mr. Kear attended on Wednesday at the
<persName id="t17751018-23-person254"> Brown Bear
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> : he went and looked into a back room where there were a number of people: he came back, and said, he saw the man there who had robbed him, and pointed out the prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was at New Prison: a young man came in there, who said he committed this robbery, and he wanted to be admitted an evidence about it; and there were two more came into the gaol, and wanted to speak to M. Bond about it, but Mr. Bond would not let them.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-23-person255"> Elizabeth Buckland
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person255" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-23-person255" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live at No. 7. in Tooley-Street: the prisoner came to lodge at my house on the 8th of July: he was not out of my house from the 8th of July till the time he was taken up.</p>
<p>Q. Who lives in the house?</p>
<p>Buckland. No body but my husband, and the prisoner, and I.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what the prisoner is?</p>
<p>Buckland. No.</p>
<p>- Hartley. I am the prisoner's mother: I have maintained him these twelve months: he has had a fever; he could not go out at the time this robbery was committed: he was so ill of a fever, he could hardly creep about.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-23-person256"> Robert Llewin
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My lord, I know nothing of the matter.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did not a man tell you he was guilty of the robbery?</p>
<p>Llewin. No.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-23-person257"> Thomas Lumley
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<interp inst="t17751018-23-person257" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard one Wigmore say he committed this robbery: he wanted to be admitted an evidence: he said, the prisoner was innocent.</p>
<p>Q. How happened it, that that man was not taken up?</p>
<p>Lumley. He was taken up upon and her affair.</p>
<p>- Bond. I live at New Prison, Clerkenwells about three weeks ago, one Wigmore was brought in: he had some conference with the prisoner; then he came to me, and said, he could make some discoveries: I told him to say nothing to me, if he had any discoveries to make, he must make them to the justice.</p>
<p>Q. from the jury to the prosecutor. Are you positive the prisoner at the bar is the person who robbed you?</p>
<p>Kear. It is possible two men may be alike: I believe, in my conscience, he is the man.</p>
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<p>728. (M)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-24-off117 t17751018-24-crimeloc120"/>. I lost a pair of silver shoe buckles out of my bureau on the 6th of October: I found my bureau unlocked: I had seen them there two or three days before. The prisoner was painting one of my rooms: I charged a constable with him, and my buckles were found upon him.</p>
<p>- Blaney. I am a constable: Mr. Phillips gave me charge of the prisoner; I searched him, and found the buckles upon him.</p>
<p>(The buckles were produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutor)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I fell down upon the bureau and broke the lock: some things fell out, and I put them into the bureau. I don't know that I put any of them into my pocket.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17751018-25-off123" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing five pair of silver shoe-buckles, value forty shillings </rs>, the property of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-25-off123 t17751018-25-cd124"/>. ++</p>
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<p>731. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17751018-26-off126" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two guineas and three pounds thirteen shillings in money, numbered </rs>, the property of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-26-off126 t17751018-26-cd127"/>. ++</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-26-person272"> John Coney
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<interp inst="t17751018-26-person272" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-26-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-26-victim271 t17751018-26-viclabel128"/> in Newgate market. On the 4th of October, having set up all night, I went at about eleven o'clock into the George, in Chick-Lane, to have some bread and cheese: I met the prisoner there; we drank together: she prevailed upon me afterwards to go home with her to her lodgings; I went very reluctantly. I am sure I had the money mentioned in the indictment in my pocket when I went into the house; I missed it before I got out of the room.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-26-person273" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went with the prosecutor to the prisoner's lodgings; there was a pot of beer sent for: I said, I could not stay, and went away and left him there. Mr. Coney pulled out some money to pay for the beer, and I saw two guineas and some silver in his hand; he came afterwards to me, and told me he had been robbed by the prisoner. We found the prisoner afterwards in bed.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-26-person274"> Elizabeth Edwards
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<interp inst="t17751018-26-person274" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-26-person274" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . In the afternoon of the day the prosecutor lost his money, the prisoner came to my lodgings, and desired my daughter would do something for her: she said, she had money to pay her; she took out two guineas and some silver; she said, she had watched the man to sleep, and then took the money out of his pocket.</p>
<p>The daughter of
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<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Did you go to sleep at the prisoner's lodgings?</p>
<p>Coney. I did drop asleep.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The prosecutor was very drunk; I did not take any money from him. It is not likely I should have been found at my own lodgings if I had robbed him.</p>
<p>The prisoner called several witnesses who gave her a good character.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>732. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17751018-27-off131" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a pannel saw, value five shillings; a hand saw, value three shillings; thirteen carpenters' cranes, value thirteen shillings; and an oil-stone, value one shilling </rs>, the property of
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<persName id="t17751018-27-person280"> George Cawdrey
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<interp inst="t17751018-27-person280" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-27-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-27-victim279 t17751018-27-viclabel133"/>, and live at No. 84. Aldersgate-Street: I lost the tools mentioned in the indictment (repeating them) on Wednesday the 6th of October last. I saw them on the Friday following at Mr. Bruin's, a pawnbroker's, on Snow-Hill.</p>
<p>"Mr. Bruin's servant deposed, that the</p>
<p>"prisoner offered to pledge the tools at his</p>
<p>"master's shop; that they suspected him, and</p>
<p>"they stopt both him and the tools."</p>
<p>(The tools were produced in court, aad deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>A person desired me to pawn the tools for him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-27-verdict134" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>733. (M.)
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<persName id="t17751018-28-person285"> Thomas Read
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<interp inst="t17751018-28-person285" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-28-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-28-victim284 t17751018-28-viclabel138"/>; I live in Wild-Street. Last Sunday sen'night in the morning, the prisoner got my watch from me, between five and six o'clock: the circumstances were, I staid late at the pay-table of Mr. Cawen, who is my master: I did not get away from the pay-table till three or four in the morning: we always spend a quart of beer a piece. I was not quite drunk, nor was I quite sober; I found it so late, I did not care to knock the people up at my lodgings. I went into
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180027"/> drink: when I had been there some time, I asked the way down to the vault; they shewed me the way down. I had not been there long before the prisoner came into the vault, and immediately laid hold of me and began to use some indecencies toward me: she put her hand into my pocket where my wages was: I pushed her from me: she came again and endeavoured to attack me a second time. I pushed her off again when I had got up, and then I missed my watch, which I had not felt for before, thinking that secure, because my custom always was, and I had done so at that time, to twist my chain and key through a button-hole, that my watch might not fall out, but it was gone; I found I had been robbed. When I went up, I asked who that woman was? they told me. I went away to Sir
<persName id="t17751018-28-person286"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17751018-28-person286" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-28-person286" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's. When it was a proper time, Sir John's people knew who the woman was: they searched for her all that day, but they could not find her. Upon Friday morning I was told she lodged in Steward's Rents, Drury-Lane. I went to her landlord, one Linwood; they took him to the
<persName id="t17751018-28-person287"> Brown Bear
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<interp inst="t17751018-28-person287" type="given" value="Brown"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-28-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; they searched her lodgings, but could not find the watch; they laid wait for her, they stopped her coming home, but could not find any duplicate.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-28-person288"> Thomas Blake
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<interp inst="t17751018-28-person288" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-28-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a waiter at the Green Man, in Bow-Street: the prosecutor asked the way down to the necessary; afterwards I saw the prisoner go down stairs the same way; the way leads to no other place but to the vault: she staid there five minutes, or thereabouts, and then came up again and went out of doors. The prosecutor afterwards came up, and said, he had lost his watch, and he charged it upon this woman.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to the house for some purl for my husband; I did not go down to the vault.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-28-person289"> Mary Gould
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<interp inst="t17751018-28-person289" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-28-person289" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner and her husband lodged with me for ten weeks; they went by the name of Miller; she bore a good character.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>734. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-29-victim293 t17751018-29-viclabel145"/>; the family went to bed about twelve o'clock; every thing was fast. I was alarmed about six with an account of the house being broke open. I had heard something of a noise about one, but it was a rainy and windy night; I did not therefore much attend to it: I got up about six, and found the cellar window which opens into the street had been forced. A board had been wrenched off that admitted a passage for a hand to unfasten the bolt, and the chain that fastened it on the outside; so that the bolt being wrenched off, it was practicable to get the cellar window open: it was open, and the door of the cellar which opens up into the tap-room was forced likewise; the lock hung by a single nail, and there was a hole bored into the door, so that a hand could be admitted there likewise to undo the bolt which was upon the inside. In this manner, I suppose, the thieves got into the house; that room door was not locked when I went to bed. In the tap-room there were plain marks of the thieves having been there; the till lock was forced, and a quantity of halfpence taken out of the till; there were about twenty-five or thirty shillings worth of halfpence and farthings, and the linen was taken out of the bar, and the snuff-box off a shelf in the bar. The prisoner was a neighbour's son. I heard by his father such an account as occasioned my charging him with this fact. I got this information upon the Sunday following.</p>
<p>Another witness. The last witness is my sister: we went to bed about the time mentioned
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180028"/> by my sister; I fastened the cellar door; I was alarmed soon after five o'clock. I ran down and saw some splinters and chips at the bar door; the bar was broke open, and I found the cellar window which I fastened before I went to bed was likewise broke: a board was wrenched up, and the cellar window was open: the bolt of the door which is in the taproom was unbolted, and the door open.</p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-29-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I happened to be up very early upon Saturday the 16th. As I was going by a house in Wentworth-street, I heard of one Brown and the prisoner Clarke having brought some things into that house at a very late hour; I watched there, intending to apprehend them; I saw Brown come down, and let two men in, and go up stairs again; I followed them gently; I overheard Brown say to the two men, they had got some things; the two men looked at them, and said, they would not do for them; upon which, I burst into the room, and said, they will do for me, and I seized Clarke with one hand, and Brown with the other; there was a scuffle, and they threatened me very much, calling to one another to cut away, and they got me down, and were struggling with me in order to get the better of me; I disengaged myself; Brown ran away, and I secured Clarke; in the room I found two cardinals, two handkerchiefs, three chequed aprons, a muslin apron, and two shifts. In Clerk's coat pocket I found a white apron, and afterwards, when I had taken him to the Coach and Horses, I found a bag of half-pence in his pocket, among which is a remarkable farthing.</p>
<p>Hebber worth. I can swear I put that farthing in the till over night.</p>
<p>The prisoner's sister. My brother, the prisoner, gave me that snuff-box in New-prison after he was in custody.</p>
<p>All the things except the half pence were produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutrix.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I came into that house only to sleep there; the things must have been brought in whilst I was asleep. Whether Brown committed the robbery, or who, I don't know; Brown gave me the things that were found upon me; he desired me to take the halfpence for him: I did not know how he got them.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<persName id="t17751018-29-person296"> John Adams
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<interp inst="t17751018-29-person296" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know no harm of him, he was an industrious lad, and worked with his father.</p>
<p>The prisoner's father. My son is but just turned of eighteen years of age.</p>
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<p>735. (M)
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<interp inst="t17751018-30-person301" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I waked about, eleven at night, with the noise of the thieves breaking into my room; they had a candle in their hands; they broke open a large desk; they took a quilt and several other things out of my room; they went out of the room, and I heard them jump out of a front room window; I gave the alarm. When I came to examine, I found there was a square in that window broke, and the sash that used to fasten down by a nail; but the square having been broke, they could get a hand to the nail, and open it. I conclude the thieves got in that way.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-30-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About half an hour past eleven o'clock, I heard an outcry from this house; I heard some things fall, and I found the prisoner almost under the prosecutor's window, upon his knees, hurt, as he pretended, by three men knocking him down. I found a quilt tied up in a handkerchief by him, and a hat; and an hour after I found a chissel lying in the street. The prisoner was so lame he could not walk to the watch-house; his thigh was dissected</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180029"/> Wood, who know the things in the wife's lifetime, who died lately.</p>
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<persName id="t17751018-30-person303"> John Hollis
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<interp inst="t17751018-30-person303" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-30-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About eleven o'clock as I was going by this place, I heard something fall; I went to the place, and there I found
<persName id="t17751018-30-person304"> Henry Kennell
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<interp inst="t17751018-30-person304" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-30-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; not far from the window I found the prisoner almost dead, and manifestly appeared to be hurt, I supposed by having fallen out of the window; the watchmen came up, and there were people on the other side of the way, but I saw nobody so near to the window as the prisoner was.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-30-person305"> George Forrester
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<interp inst="t17751018-30-person305" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-30-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was carrying the prisoner to the watch-house, he said, if I had a pistol I would blow their brains out for leaving me.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-30-person306" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-30-person306" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found the chissel, there was an impression of it upon several things in the house. I understood the prisoner's thigh was dislocated.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was walking by, two men passed by me; one shoved me, and the other knocked me down, and hurt me in the manner I was found.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>736. (M)
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<interp inst="t17751018-31-person311" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17751018-31-off152 t17751018-31-crimeloc156"/>, called the Sluice-house. My house was broke open last Sunday was a se'nnight in the night. I went to bed about nine o'clock. I have two lodgers and a servant girl; they went to bed before; I saw all the house fastened; I was awaked about the dead of the night: I have no clock nor watch in the house; the first thing I saw was a man just entering my room with a cutlass in his hand; he shook it over me, and said, hush. The door was ajar.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any light?</p>
<p>Cousins. Yes, he had a candle in his hand. Then I saw another man with a mask on his face; he had a candle. They threw the bed cloaths over me, and blinded me; then I screamed a little; then I heard a voice demand the key of a chest that was opposite the door. Gentlemen, said I, the key of that chest is in that little drawer, (pointing to it) I then said, have mercy upon me, and spare my life; I then heard a voice say to me, hold your tongue, I will cut your throat if you speak a word, I said, gentlemen, I will not speak till you give me leave; then they went to the chest, and opened it, and said, there is no money here; then a voice said to me, you bitch, where are your pockets? I said, gentlemen, my pockets are under my right side, underneath my pillow, and one of them leaned over my breast, and took my pockets. If I had had a thousand pounds I should have parted with it; then I thought I heard them wrangle, but they bid me lie still, for they should be there for some time.</p>
<p>Q. How soon after was the house quiet?</p>
<p>Cousins. I heard them go up to my lodgers afterwards, but I lay still for fear.</p>
<p>Q. How long did they stay in the house?</p>
<p>Cousins. It is my opinion they staid hardly a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear them go down?</p>
<p>Cousins. I think I heard them go down very softly. I lay in that condition about a quarter of an hour, Then I got up, and went up to the lodgers. I lost about twenty-seven pounds in gold, and about thirty shillings in silver out of my pockets; it was loose, but was in a private pocket.</p>
<p>Q. When you came down, what did you observe? Where did they get in?</p>
<p>Cousins. They got in at my kitchen window; the two bolts of the windows were untwisted, and the screws drawn; I apprehend it was done with this (producing a small crow with two teeth) which they left in my bed-chamber.</p>
<p>Q. What is your kitchen window, a sash or casement?</p>
<p>Cousins. A sash. When I came down I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180030"/> found it quite open, and the door was open too.</p>
<p>Q. How was that window fastened when you went to bed?</p>
<p>Cousins. With a shutter on the outside; the shutter was forced open, and the screws were drawn that were in the two bolts.</p>
<p>Q. In your fright had you any opportunity or power to take notice of the people?</p>
<p>Cousins. I had no power because they blinded me immediately.</p>
<p>Q. Do you any thing of the prisoner?</p>
<p>Cousins. By the heighth and thinness of the prisoner, I think he is the first man I saw.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take any notice of the colour of his coat?</p>
<p>Cousins. I had not time.</p>
<p>Q. Nor his face?</p>
<p>Cousins. Not to-swear to him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever recover any of your money again?</p>
<p>Cousins. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Cousins. Not to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. When was he taken up?</p>
<p>Cousins. The Sunday following.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17751018-31-person312"> John Miller
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<interp inst="t17751018-31-person312" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-31-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a lodger in the prosecutrix's house; about the dead of the night I heard my mistress scream out; I got out of bed to go down stairs; when I had got down one stair, and went to step down the second, I met a gentleman with a lighted candle in his left hand, and a cutlass in his right hand; he desired me to walk back to my bed, and made me get into bed. I got into bed; he stood over me a few minutes; I viewed his face while he stood over me. When the prisoner was taken I was sent for and immediately knew him to be that man.</p>
<p>Q. How long did he stand over you?</p>
<p>Miller. About five minutes; then he went down, after he had been with my mistress: he came up again, to see if I was in bed; he wished me good night; he shut the door after him and went away, and I saw no more of him.</p>
<p>Q. You lost nothing yourself?</p>
<p>Miller. No.</p>
<p>Q. When was the prisoner taken?</p>
<p>Miller. Last Sunday week in the evening; I was sent for to Sir
<persName id="t17751018-31-person313"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17751018-31-person313" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17751018-31-person313" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's; I was asked if I should know the man; I said, I should; there were a great many people in the room; they bid me go round the room and see if I could pick the man out; I did, the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>Q. What did you know him by?</p>
<p>Miller. By his favour, and by his eye brows; he has more hair on his eyebrows than is common; he had not the coat on he has now, he had rather a redish brown coat I believe, it was as near as I can guess by candle-light. I am quite clear the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>Q. He spoke to you once or twice; did you hear his voice at Sir
<persName id="t17751018-31-person314"> John Fielding
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<p>Miller. No, I did not hear him speak there.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17751018-31-person315" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a lodger in the prosecutrix's house; I heard my mistress-cry out; I went to her assistance; as I was going I met a man upon the stairs, his head was about as high as my feet when I met him first, I looked down stairs, and there were two others behind him. I went back to bed and shut my door, they went by my door to the other lodger Miller.</p>
<p>Q. How many went to Miller?</p>
<p>Warren. Two, I believe; one of them came to my door and put his hanger between the door and post, but did not come in. When they came up the second time to see if Miller was a-bed they lumbered at my door; I got up and opened it; I thought if I did not they would break it open, a man came into my room with a mask over his face; he bid me cover myself up, and then went out and bid me good night; the prisoner is the man that I met at first with the candle in his hand; I took so much notice of him that I am certain he is the man; I saw him afterwards at the
<persName id="t17751018-31-person316"> Brown Bear
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<p>Q. Did you know him then?</p>
<p>Warren. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you swear to him?</p>
<p>Warren. We were not examined that day.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He would not swear to me then.</p>
<p>Warren. We were examined the Wednesday following, and I was called up first and swore to him. I swore he was the man to the best of my knowledge. I knew him by his favour, and by his voice after I heard him speak at Sir
<persName id="t17751018-31-person317"> John Fielding
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<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="177510180031"/>Q. I thought he had not spoke to you when you saw him in the house?</p>
<p>Warren. No, but I heard him speak before he came up stairs; he said he would not hurt my mistress; he would not take away her life.</p>
<p>Joseph Hall. The prisoner, who calls himself a printer, and I were acquainted; we met upon the Sunday the fact was committed, at the Green Man in Peirpool-lane; there the prisoner proposed to me to go and break open this house, and talked of asking two or three dust-men to go with us. I did not like that, because they were strangers; then he said, he would go and get somebody he knew; we met with Hartley, and he agreed to go; we all three went to Hartley's lodgings, in an Alley between Grub-street and Moorfields, where we staid till past twelve o'clock; then we went to this house; Hartley was the principal manager; he broke the window shutter open with a chissel and crow; he lifted up the window, went in and struck a light, and then opened the door and let us in; he bid us go up stairs first, and desired Andrew Gray to stop at the woman's door whilst he went into her room. Hartley went into the woman's room, and asked h er for her pockets and the key of her chest. He got the money out of her pocket; then he blew out the candle, and said, come away, and we all went away. We got about twenty eight, or twenty nine pounds, which we shared by the light of one of the brickkilns; we went together till we came to the Alley Hartley lives in; then we parted. Gray and I went to Hatton-wall, where we lay all night. I was taken up upon the Sunday; the prisoner was dressed in brown cloaths when the fact was committed; Hartly had a crape over his face; I had a handkerchief over my head; Gray had a handkerchief or cap. I saw
<persName id="t17751018-31-person318"> Andrew Gray
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<interp inst="t17751018-31-person318" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> stand over the lodger up one pair of stairs; one lodger was in the right hand room, and the other in the left. Gray bid the lodgers go into bed.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of this crow?</p>
<p>Hall. It belonged to Hartley; he left it there; I had it in my hand, and laid it down in the woman's room.</p>
<p>Q. Was you within the woman's room?</p>
<p>Hall. Yes, just within side the door.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been in this course of life?</p>
<p>Hall. Not long.</p>
<p>
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<p>Q. Did you know any thing of Gray before?</p>
<p>Dinmore. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What was he?</p>
<p>Dinmore. A printer, I believe; I suspected him because I had him in custody before.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am innocent of it, my Lord; I was at Oxford the day the robbery was committed. I came to town the Wednesday following; I was taken up on the next Sunday; I was at Oxford a week; I lodged at a public house opposite the printing-house. I lodged at the King's Arms, in Holborn, when I came to town, I have nobody here. I came in drunk when I was committed to Newgate the other night, and broke the windows, and they put me in the cells. I could not send for any body.</p>
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<p>737. (M.)
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<p>738. (M.)
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<p>739. (M.)
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