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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060001"/>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 Country of Middlesex; HELD AT JUSTICE HALL in the OLD BAILEY, On Wednesday the 6th of December, 1780, and the following Days;
<p>Being the FIRST SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honble. Sir
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<persName id="f17801206-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY
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<p>NUMBER I. PART I.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for
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<p>MDCCLXXX.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060002"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS UPON THE</p>
<p>KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<interp inst="f17801206-1-person9" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Serjeant at Law, Recorder; and others his Majesty's Justice of Oyer and Terminer of the City of London, and Justices of Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>(The counsel for the prosecution informed the court that they had not any evidence to affect the prisoners.)</p>
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<p>I live at Hillingdon, near Uxbridge. I was coming in a post chaise from my house to London, on Tuesday the 14th of November, between one and two o'clock in the afternoon; I had a servant behind the chaise. Between the two and three mile-stones at
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<p>Was he alone? - I believe so. The words he made use of were, come sir, your money, presently. I immediately put my hand into my pocket. Before I could let the glass down, the door of the chaise was opened. The prisoner took my money from me, and the door was shut again.</p>
<p>Did he say any thing else to you? - No. When the door was shut again, I came on.</p>
<p>Did he take the money out of your hand or your pocket? - He took my purse with two guineas in it out of my hand.</p>
<p>When the door was opened did he put the pistol into the chaise? - I did not see the pistol then, but I saw it presented to me when he demanded my money.</p>
<p>Did you see any person on the road during the time the robbery was committing? - I did not see any immediately, but I alarmed every person I met with on the road. I saw people in a minute or two after the robbery, both on foot and horseback.</p>
<p>How long did he stay with you? - A very few minutes.</p>
<p>Did he meet or overtake the chaise? - He met it, and called to the postillion to stop, then he turned about and came up to the chaise door.</p>
<p>How was he dressed? - In such a great coat as I have on [a lightish colour].</p>
<p>Had he any disguise over his face? - None. I am very clear as to his person.</p>
<p>Did you make any observations of the colour of his horse? - I did not.</p>
<p>Was he long enough with you and did you take so much notice of his person as to be able positively to swear to the man? - I have no doubt in the world about his being the man. I was robbed on the Tuesday; I saw him in custody on the next Thursday, and I was then as I am now, very clear that he was the man who robbed me.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Lane, I have lived with him thirty-two years last November. I was behind his carriage when my master was robbed.</p>
<p>Where did it happen, and about what time? - As near as I can possibly guess, it was pretty near two o'clock; it was at Shepherd's-Bush the man came up.</p>
<p>Who came up? - That very man, the prisoner at the bar, came up upon a bay mare: he bid the post chaise boy stop; the boy would not stop. At last the prisoner waved his pistol over his head, and made him stop. Then he came up to the chaise door and was going to break the window. I said honest man, don't commit a rash action, my master will give you his money. Then the prisoner put his pistol into his left hand, and opened the door of the carriage with his right hand; and I saw my master give him his purse.</p>
<p>Could you see that when you was behind the carriage? - Yes, I leaned forward and saw it.</p>
<p>Did you hear him say any thing to your master? - Yes, he said, Your money, your money, your money! When my master gave the prisoner his purse, he laid it across his thigh, and looked at it, he said, here is no money. My master said there is money. My master offered him his watch. My master told him it was a pinchbeck watch. The prisoner would not take it; he then turned round to me, I had a French-horn
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060004"/> under my coat, I suppose the prisoner thought it was fire-arms, for he presented his pistol towards me, for I suppose the space of three minutes, as he went off from me; he went off in a footpace for two or three hundred yards, then I lost sight of him.</p>
<p>Did he keep his eye upon you all the time? - He looked every way, but chiefly upon me, because he was afraid, as I imagined, that I had fire-arms.</p>
<p>How was he dressed? - In a light coloured loose great coat, such as my master has now on.</p>
<p>Had he any thing on his face? - No.</p>
<p>Did you observe him enough to be able to swear to him? - I did.</p>
<p>Are you sure he is the man? - Positively sure. When my master came to town he sent me with a letter to Sir John Fielding's office. I saw Mr. Bond at the office, he read the letter, he said, your bird is in the net; he bid me go to the Rotation-office in Litchfield-street. I begged he would send somebody with me; he sent three men with me. As we were going to the Rotation-office, one of them bid me go into the office and if I saw the person who had robbed my master, to come to him and tell him of it, but not to say any thing there. I went into the office; I saw the prisoner directly, I did not say a word to any body, but came out and told the person who waited for me that the man was there who had robbed my master.</p>
<p>How long was this after the robbery? - This was before four o'clock on the same day.</p>
<p>Are you certain the prisoner is the man? - Upon my oath he is. I am very sorry to say it; life is sweet, I wish I could save him, but I must speak the truth.</p>
<p>From the Prisoner. How was I dressed? - In a flapped hat, and in a surtout coat which hung down to your heels.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Had I this coat and waistcoat on? - I cannot swear to the under clothes, the great coat covered them; but, my Lord, I swear positively to his face.</p>
<p>To Mr. Lane. Whether you recollect the circumstance of the man's laying the purse across his thigh, and saying there was no money? - When he took the purse he said here is nothing in it, I said, it is all the money I have. I said, I have an old metal watch, you may have it if you please. He made no reply to that, but the chaise door was shut.</p>
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<p>On Tuesday the 14th of November, as I was riding from London to Gunnersbury, I met a gentleman's chaise with a black servant behind it, between the Gravel-pits and Shepherd's-Bush, the servant waved his hand to me and said, a highwayman. I passed on, going very fast to Shepherd's-Bush. Then I saw a chaise turn out of the Action road for Hammersmith, and I observed a man riding across the green, which gentlemen frequently do, instead of going round, he gallopped pretty fast across the green, and jumped over the ditch upon the causeway about ten yards before a chaise, then he turned short and stopped that chaise. This was within two or three minutes after the black servant had called out to me; he was on the opposite side of the chaise from me when he stopped it; he did not stay with the chaise more than two minutes; after he left that chaise, he walked his horse on into the Action road, I thought to meet me; began to gallop. When he saw me put n horse into a gallop, he turned about again and leaped over the ditch upon the green as if he was going to the Gravelpits again; then he rode back again to the causeway and followed the chaise towards Hammersmith. I had a very good horse. Just at that instant came up Mr. Hurd, who lives in Oxford-road; I said, that man has robbed a chaise, we will pursue him. He said he would. I rode as fast as I could; I passed the chaise which I had seen him stop. I asked the servant as I rode by, had not that man robbed the chaise? He said yes. I pursued the man as fast as I could; I rode down Brook-green, at the back side of Hammersmith. I saw him at the bottom. He turned away for Hammersmith, and I after him as hard as I could.</p>
<p>Did he see that you was pursuing him? - He certainly did. I met several gentlemen in the road; I said,</p>
<p>"that man is a highwayman, will you help me to pursue him"? but I got no assistance. I pursued him through Hammersmith. Instead of going the great
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<p>How was he dressed? - In a light surtout coat; and he rode a bay mare, about fourteen hands high.</p>
<p>How long do you imagine it was after you passed the chaise with the black behind it before you took the man? - From the time I met that chaise, I do not think it could be more than twenty-five minutes. I saw him in less than two minutes after I passed the prosecutor's chaise. I believe I pursued him for about three miles, and I never lost fight of him but when he turned a sharp corner, and then in half a minute's time I saw him again.</p>
<p>Is the prisoner the man you pursued and took? - He is.</p>
<p>From the Prisoner. Whether I presented any pistol to the gentleman? - I did not see him draw his pistol at all. I saw it afterwards taken out of his great coat pocket.</p>
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<p>I keep the Queen's-Arms, at Hammersmith. On the 14th of November I saw the prisoner pursued by my door, by Mr. Powell, between the hours of one and two; I was at my door as the highwayman came by me; I thought he rode in a furious manner over the stones. Mr. Powell came up directly upon the back of the prisoner. Mr. Powell said,</p>
<p>"that is a highwayman; I have just seen him rob two gentlemen in a chaise." I said, you are well mounted, sir, you may overtake him. I saw the man take towards the water; I thought he would make a double and come round Angel-lane. I went to Angel-lane, there I met the prisoner, as he was coming from the water. The lane is very narrow. When he came near me, I
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<p>How soon was this after you first saw him pass by. I suppose not ten minutes. Mr. Powell came up almost the instant I had stopped him. There came two other men up immediately to my assistance. When I seised his bridle he made an attempt at his great coat pocket; I catched at his pocket and felt a pistol in it; I took this pistol out of his pocket (producing a small screw-barrel pistol). I searched him further, and found a little bag with balls and a powder-horn upon him (they were likewise produced in court). We took him to Justice Miller's; Mr. Miller was ill; he directed us to take the prisoner to the Rotation-office, in Litchfield-street.</p>
<p>What sort of horse was he mounted on? - A bay mare with a switch tail, about fourteen hands high, almost blind.</p>
<p>Prisoner. How was I dressed? - In a flapped round hat, a light coloured great coat, and a light coloured riding dress or jacket. As we were going along, he asked to put his gloves in his pocket, as he was in a great sweat. The beadle of the parish had hold of him on one side, I had hold of his collar. I bid the beadle let his hands go; the prisoner put his gloves into his pocket, and I observed he put his hand into his waistcoat pocket; he brought his hand out of his pocket clinched; I said, what have you got there? I took hold of his hand, and upon opening it, I found this purse with two guineas in it (producing it).</p>
<p>To Mr. Lane. Do you recollect what sort of pistol was presented to you? - This seems to be the same sort of pistol. This is the purse the prisoner robbed me of; it is a very remarkable one, it was a present from a lady; there are two guineas in it, the same I believe that were in it when I was robbed.</p>
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<p>I am the beadle of Hammersmith. Mr. Day came up to me between one and two o'clock, and said there was a highwayman gone by, and if I would go to Angel-lane I should meet him. I went there as quick as I could; Mr. Day and Mr. Brooks overtook me. When we had got about half way down the lane. We met the prisoner coming on horseback; as he was passing by, Mr. Day catched hold of the prisoner's horse, and pulled him round; I catched hold of his arm on the other side, and pulled his cuff off. The prisoner was going to strike at some of us. We searched him and found upon him a pistol, some balls, and a powder-horn.</p>
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I never saw the gentleman who has been robbed, nor his servant till I saw them in Litchfield-street office.</p>
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<p>I keep a hardware shop in the Strand. About seven months ago the prisoner came to me and said, I have some pocket pieces to sell. I said, let me see them, are you sure they are your own property? He said yes, my grandmother left them to me, I have a sore eye, and so may as well sell them. I bought two ounces of him; I gave him twelve shillings. After that I had a hand-bill given me, that Lord Aylesbury had lost two thousand pound's worth. I went to Lord Aylesbury's and showed them to his Lordship; he said he believed they were some he had lost, and desired me if the person came again, to stop him. On the 1st of September the prisoner came to me again and brought these twenty-three pocket pieces. I said they are very curious pocket pieces, are you sure they are your own property? He said yes; I said, I was afraid he had stolen them, as I had received a hand-bill that a great lord had lost two thousand pounds worth, and I must take him into custody. I took him to Bow-street, and searched him, and found this silver box, and seven more pocket-pieces in his pocket. They have been in my possession ever since. (The silver box was produced in court.)</p>
<p>Mr. Cocks. This is my box, but I cannot swear to the pocket-pieces. I had some of the same kind.</p>
<p>Moses. The justice said I must go to Lord Aylesbury. I went; his Lordship was in Ireland. The prisoner was put into the round-house. The next day he voluntarily confessed he lived with Mr. Cocks, the banker, at Charing-cross, and that he had taken them from him.</p>
<p>In consequence of this information Mr. Cocks was sent to, and came to the office.</p>
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<p>Were they your own separate property, and the other your brother's separate property, and did not belong to the partnership - They were our separate property.</p>
<p>How long has the prisoner lived with you? - Upwards of five years I believe.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>You had a good character with him? - A very good character.</p>
<p>You do not swear to the tea? - It is not possible.</p>
<p>What is the book? - A printed book of accounts of the clerks.</p>
<p>(The prisoner was not put on his defence.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>My husband's name is
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<p>On Wednesday, between twelve and one o'clock, as I was coming from the cornmarket, I saw a crowd standing opposite the Mansion-house; when I had got through the crowd, I had the curiosity to stop a little to see what was the occasion of it. Mrs. Steward was standing against the second door from the end of a court almost facing the Mansion-house, there was no person near her but two little boys, one I understand is her son. She was out of the crowd within about a door of Mildred-street; I observed the prisoner go and look round the people's pockets as they were standing. Where Mrs. Steward was, the people were standing upon the kirb-stone, and the prisoner was standing behind them, with another little woman; I saw her come up to the prosecutrix and the other woman with her; she came close to her, and I could see her working into the pocket, the other woman stood up to her to support her, and if an hackney-coach had not come by, I should have taken her with her hand in the prosecutor's pocket, but the coach went by and she got off. As soon as opportunity would permit, I came over to the prosecutrix, and said, feel if your pocket is not picked.</p>
<p>You was on the opposite side of the way? - Exactly; there was no person to obstruct my fight; I did not see any thing taken, but it was very clear to me what she was doing.</p>
<p>Did you see enough to be sure whether she put her hand into the prosecutrix's pocket or not? - I am certain she had her hand in her pocket; I saw her put it under her apron; I could not see it in her pocket. I
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<p>Did you know the woman again? - Yes, I have known her by sight many years.</p>
<p>Was she examined? - I believe she was, but I believe there was nothing found upon her.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Why did not you attack me at the time? - The coach came by and she was off in a moment.</p>
<p>To Steward. Did you ever recover the money or find it again? - No.</p>
<p>Was your pocket cut off or the money picked out of it? - The money was picked out, it was loose in my pocket.</p>
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<p>I saw nothing of the prisoner, only I stood by the side of my mother. This gentleman came over and gave a description of the woman. I did not see her near my mother.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I am innocent of what I am accused with, and I leave it to the honourable court.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>How did he get the ingot? - It lay open in the warehouse; I saw him come out of the warehouse with it under his arm and put a bag over it. I could have stopped him then, but I wanted to detect the receiver. I was up in the lost above, where he could not see me. There was another piece found in his pocket afterwards.</p>
<p>What was the value of this piece of tin? - It is about twenty pounds weight, it is worth eight pence a pound.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Kinman. On the 9th of November I was ordered to follow the prisoner; I had followed him on the 23d of October, and the 24th. On the 24th of October he had a piece of tin which my master saw him take. On the Tuesday after the 24th of October my master saw him take a piece out of the yard.</p>
<p>On the 24th of October your master ordered you to follow the prisoner? - Yes, on the 23d he ordered me to follow him the next morning when he went out, which I did. I observed he had something under his arm with a bag over it; I followed him into Fleet-street, down the ditch side; he seemed to be apprehensive there was some person after him; he stopped; I was obliged to stop likewise. When he came nearer to the tollhouse at Black-friars-bridge, he made a full stop, seeming determined to see if any person was after him. I crossed to the other side of the bridge, and I suppose he threw this piece over, it was found by a waterman's boy at low water mark, on the 9th of November. I followed him again; he went towards Temple-bar. I observed he had something heavy in his pocket. He stopped at Temple-bar, so that I could not avoid coming close to him. He fell into discourse with me, and immediately turned about and said, I have lost my glove, and went back; I followed him back, imagining he meant to discharge the piece he had got. I said he had got something he should not have. He said he had not. I said I must search him; I did, and found this ingot upon him (producing it).</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060009"/>Is there any mark upon it? - Yes, Mr. Forbes's; my master deals with Mr. Forbes.</p>
<p>Should you have known that tin if you had seen it any where else? - I should have known my master had such tin.</p>
<p>Any person who deals with Forbes may have the same sort? - They may.</p>
<p>What did he say? - He had got a piece of metal for a friend to make a pair of buckles.</p>
<p>Did you charge him with it? - Yes, and I told him how long I had been after him.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I have no witnesses.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; these five spoons (producing them,) were pawned in the name of
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<p>Court. You must not give in evidence any thing she said after such a promise as that being made to her.</p>
<p>(
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I leave myself to the mercy of the court; I am seven months gone with child.</p>
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<p>My husband went out about six o'clock; I went out about eight; I left no person in the house when I went out, I carried my child with me to school; I fastened the house after me; the back window was fastened when I went out; I always looked at it, because it was low and in a dangerous situation, and I did look at it that morning and it was fast; I was at work about eleven o'clock at Mr. Litchfield's across the road; I saw Blakey under our window, with the things in a brown apron; the door was at that time shut, I did not observe the window; I followed him immediately and called for help; he was going off at the time; I went after him; when I saw him there were two men with him; the two prisoners are Blakey and one of the men who were with him at that time; they were all three together under the window when I saw them first; I pursued them and they threw the things into a ditch; the last of them the accomplice was taken immediately. I then went back to my house and found the back window open and a pane broke.</p>
<p>(The clothes were produced in court.)</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. These are my clothes; I had worn them on the day before; I had seen the people lurk about in the morning I am sure the prisoners are two of them.</p>
<p>What is the value of your clothes? - Ten shillings at least.</p>
<p>
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<p>I am a constable; I took the prisoners at noon the same day; when they were before the justice, Blakey swore most bitterly that he would not only rob the house again, but would burn it and her in it; he said at the same time it was not he that had the bundle but the other.</p>
<p>
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<p>I apprehended the prisoners; I heard Blakey say what Dinmore has related; they each charged the other before the justice with having the property.</p>
<p>
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<p>I took
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<interp inst="t17801206-8-person122" type="given" value="George"/>
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<p>
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<p>I have known the two prisoners about a month; I went out with them that day; we went after birds; as we came back we saw this house empty; we determined to go in; we cut the lead of the back window with a little knife I had and broke the glass by which means we opened the window; then Blakey stood on the outside, while I and Colours went into the house; we took a gown and petticoat, and an apron; the petticoat was on the bed, the gown and apron on the lines; I gave them first to Blakey; when I got out of the window again, and got round the corner, Blakey gave them into my apron and I was to carry them off, but when I saw the prosecutrix coming, I said the woman was coming and I threw them into the ditch; I was taken soon after; the window is so low that I could easily get into it. We looked through the window first to see if the room was empty. (Colours called three witnesses who gave him a good character.)</p>
<p>(Blakey called his mother who gave him a good character.)</p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Did you observe any part of the house that was broke open? - He said he got in by wrenching up the slap of the cellar window; there was no mark of violence to be seen on the outside, the slap was shut down again; there is a slap and two folding doors with a bar across, the dog of the slap was out of order, and I found it bent; I did not know before that it was very easy to get it up; when they had got into the cellar they wrenched down a board to get into the shop; the cellar where they got in was under the place where I live.</p>
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<p>I live about three doors from Mr. White; on Sunday the 22d of October, about nine o'clock I was going by Mr. White's, and I saw
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>My father turned me out of doors, I had no where to lie, I saw this cellar open and went down there to sleep.</p>
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<p>(The witnesses were examined apart at the request of the prisoner.)</p>
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<p>Had you any light when you held this conversation with him? - Yes, I had a candle in my hand, and there was a light in my room.</p>
<p>You did not actually lose any thing I suppose? - No.</p>
<p>When you recovered from your fright did you examine the door? - It was very well when I left it, and I have not observed any mark of violence upon it since. I suppose it was got open with the picklock keys.</p>
<p>Had you so much conversation with the prisoner as to have no doubt that he is the man? - No. I was with him about ten minutes in the room, and had some conversation with him, while my daughter and Mr. Argyle went up stairs. He asked me to search my place to see if I had lost any thing.</p>
<p>Did he make any attempt to escape while he was left alone with you? - No.</p>
<p>At this time of night was it dark? - Yes, it was about a quarter after six o'clock.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060012"/>Are you certain that you shut the door after you? - I was going to drink tea, and to the St. Ann's lecture; I am sure I double-locked the door.</p>
<p>Where was the bell you heard? - It is fixed to the door; if any person opens the door it gives the alarm.</p>
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<p>On Sunday the 5th of November, Mrs. Newstead called at our house between five and six o'clock; we asked her to drink tea with us. She said she would go home first and light her lamp and double-lock her door, for her husband had advised her, when she went out, to light the lamp and double-lock the door. She went and came back. We were at tea. In about ten minutes or a quarter of an hour, my girl said, your bell rings, somebody is going into your house. She said, how can that be, I have the key here? We all listened and heard the bell ring again. She took a candle and opened our door; she said, my door is wide open, I am robbed. Just as I got into the court I saw a shout man, about five feet ten inches, come out of the house; I did not go after him, but went to the house. Just as she came to the stairs she met the prisoner coming down stairs. She laid hold of his arm, and said, how came you in my house? you have robbed me. He said he wanted a Mr. Newbond. I said there was no such person lived there. He said he was sure there was. She was frightened, and let him go; and he went out and sidled by the side of the houses. I seised him by the collar, brought him back, and took him up stairs. I sent for a constable; there was not one to be found. I afterwards went and brought one. I desired the prisoner might be searched; he pulled out a brown bag, with five picklock keys; the constable searched him further, and pulled out an iron crow.</p>
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<p>I am a constable. I searched the prisoner on the 5th of November. I found upon him five picklock keys, this bag, and an iron crow.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I had been down this court several times to go to a necessary as I was going along a man ran by me in a brown coat, he dropped this bag; I picked it up and put it in my pocket; afterwards this man stopped me, and asked me what I was doing in the house? I said I was not near the house. He said he must take me into the house. I went up stairs with him, and pulled these things out of my pocket. I did not know what was in the bag. The woman said, my dear sir, if I have not lost any thing I will not hurt an hair of your head. I was taken to jail, and the next day before the justice; then she swore her door was open, that I was in the house, and she had been robbed. Now she swears she has lost nothing.</p>
<p>To Argyle. Is there any necessary at the bottom of the court? - Yes, there is.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>I have known the prisoner ever since he was a baby. His father and mother are very honest; I never heard any harm of him before this; he is a paper hanger.</p>
<p>
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<p>I am a broker. I have known him about fourteen or fifteen years; I never knew any harm of him till this time. I employed him to carry out things for me; he always brought me my money honestly; I know he ran away from the militia once, that is all I know of him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. All the keys were tried and none of them would open the door.</p>
<p>To Trafford. Were the keys tried? - No, they were not tried at all that I know.</p>
<p>To Argyle. Did you try these keys? - No.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. It was a large lock it is a street door.</p>
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<p>(He was humbly recommended by the Jury to his Majesty's mercy.)</p>
<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>I am a patrole of Christ Church parish, Spitalfields; on Tuesday the 8th of November, about two in the morning, as three other patroles and I were going up White Row, we saw a light under the bottom of a door; we suspected some body was in that house that did not belong to it; two of us went round the back of the house, while the other two went and knocked at the door; Lucas and Davis strove to make their escape backwards, but we stopped them; when I took Lucas he offered me two guineas to let him go; I took him to the watch-house and he was confined; the next morning he was taken before the magistrate, and there was a search warrant granted to search his house; when we went we found nine pair of men's shoes and a woman's shoe and two pair of pinchers and an awl in his work shop underneath the bellows; he is a smith by trade; I found one pair upon his feet.</p>
<p>(They were produced in court and deposed to by Winns.)</p>
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<p>I went out on Saturday morning about six o'clock with Lucas; he took me to the cobler's stall in Lemon-street; Lucas picked the lock and went in.</p>
<p>Did not you know his intention? - Not till that morning; when he went in he handed me over three or four pair of shoes; then he filled his own apron and came out and shut the door; on the road he gave me some more shoes; there was a great coat and two pair of pinchers.</p>
<p>Riches. The great coat was not found.</p>
<p>To Davis. You went with him with a full knowledge of his intent? - Yes.</p>
<p>Are you sure that
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<interp inst="t17801206-11-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the prisoner picked the lock? - It was dark I could not see whether he picked it or no; the way he mostly used was to pick the lock; when the men took us I went with them and shewed them the stall.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>The shoes were left by a shoemaker at our shop, he brought them in his apron; I desired him to put them in the basket till he called for them.</p>
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<p>I live in Hertfordshire; I was going home in a phaeton between six and seven o'clock in the evening of the 16th of September; it rained very hard and I stopped at Kilburn-wells for a quarter of an hour, then I went into my phaeton and went on; when I had got about half a mile from
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<p>Had you any man servant attending you? - No man servant; they took from me a guinea and an half, and a gold watch; I begged for my watch, but the other man tucked it into his pocket; then they robbed my servant and rode off.</p>
<p>Did you make any observations upon the horses? - I did; I think the prisoner rode a good looking bay horse, white in his face, rather a low horse; the next morning I came to Sir John Fielding's office; there I described the men and the circumstances attending the robbery; in about a fortnight after I received a letter from Mr. Bond, in consequence of which I came up to town; I saw the prisoner who was in custody; I said I believed him to be the man; I was shewn another man first, but I knew nothing of him.</p>
<p>What was the ground of your suspicion? - His person and his voice.</p>
<p>How long time was the robbery in committing? - I believe between five and ten minutes, they were pretty quick; they swore at me and bid me make haste.</p>
<p>Was there much conversation passed? - yes; I said "there is my money, but my watch</p>
<p>"I don't like to part with it for it is a family</p>
<p>"watch," I had been drinking a bottle of wine and was rather in spirits and I talked to them pretty boldly; the other man refused to return my watch.</p>
<p>Then the conversation was not so much with this man as the other? - The conversation was first with this man, with the other after; I never saw the other man's face; he kept his head at the side of the phaeton; the head of the carriage was up.</p>
<p>What was the conversation you had with the prisoner? - To give me time and I would give my money; they said come, come, make haste, don't prate; they talked in that stile; I have advertised my watch, but have never heard any thing of it since.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Johnson; I was in the phaeton with him going to his house in Hertfordshire; the prisoner robbed me.</p>
<p>Are you certain he is the man? - I am positive; I saw him reach his hand over me and rob my master; the prisoner came to my side, the near side, and presented a pistol.</p>
<p>How long was the robbery in being committed? - Between five and ten minutes.</p>
<p>Did not an attack of that kind put you into confusion? - No; I was not so frightened at that time as I was afterwards.</p>
<p>Did you possess yourself so much as to be certain to the person of the prisoner when you only saw him for so small a space of time? - I had seen him on horseback in company with another at Kilburn-wells; we staid at Kilburn-wells between a quarter and half an hour; I got out of the carriage and went into the house; the prisoner was on horseback with another in company; they stood under the trees on account of the weather, as I thought, and I took particular notice of them: I was in a front room which looked towards those trees.</p>
<p>How came you to make particular observations of these people? - It rained prodigious hard, and I wondered they did not come into the house.</p>
<p>What was the colour of their horses? - Both of them were bay horses.</p>
<p>Did you observe any person besides the prisoner come up to the phaeton? - I only saw the prisoner, the other I did not see; the prisoner d - 'd me and told me not to hesitate, but deliver my money immediately. The purse belonged to a friend of mine; I begged of him not to take the purse; he d - 'd me and said don't ask; don't hesitate.</p>
<p>Did he hold any conversation with Mr. Johnson? - He desired him not to hesitate.</p>
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<p>Have you any thing further to relate respecting the robbing of your master? - They demanded my master's watch; my master desiring to save his watch, said "he had not got one." The prisoner repied I know you have a watch. My master had pulled his watch out at Kilburn-Wells. They insisted upon having it.</p>
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I know nothing about the affair; if I had been guilty of it I should have had no difficulty of confessing it, because there is another heavy affair against me.</p>
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<p>Did you make him any promise to induce him to make that confession? - I said I would not hurt him. He had my shoes on his feet when I took him.</p>
<p>Could you have known those shoes if you had seen them any where else? - There is no particular mark; I know them by the shape of my foot and my own judgement.</p>
<p>Have you ev er found the buckles? - No.</p>
<p>Are you sure these were your shoes? - Yes.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I bought the shoes of a Jew going along the Mews.</p>
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<p>When had you seen it before? - About a quarter of an hour. After this I went down to a publick-house, one George Bacon's, with the drummer, and staid about ten minutes. We had a room to ourselves. I wanted to change half a guinea; I put my hand in my pocket and missed my purse.</p>
<p>How long was the woman with you? - About three or four minutes.</p>
<p>Are you sure the prisoner is the woman? - Yes, I am. About two o'clock, we went back to the place where we had met with her; we told the watchman what had happened. He took us to the house of a Mr. Mason, in Crown-court, and there we found the prisoner in bed. The watchman took my bag out of her right-hand. She said she had it from her husband; she got up, and the watchman took her to the round-house.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman. I took the purse out of the prisoner's right-hand, which she had
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<p>The prosecutor, with another man came to me about one o'clock, and said he had lost his purse and asked me if I knew a girl who came from America. I told them the woman they were with, passed by my box, and went into an house in Crown-court. I went there with them.</p>
<p>Did you see her with the prosecutor? - Yes. I knew her before. I carried them to the lodging, and we found her in bed.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I lodged in Crown-court. The prosecutor came into the court and took hold of me, and said he would give me sixpence. He gave me a penny, and after that he went home with me, and would lie with me by compulsion, and when he had lain with me, he wanted me to lie with the drummer. I said I would not. He said he would have my bloody liver out. I do not know how I came by the purse; the money was sent me from my husband; I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>To Rover. Did the soldier and the drummer appear to be in liquor? - No, quite sober.</p>
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<p>On the 26th of October I lost the several things mentioned in the indictment (repeating them) from
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17801206-15-off76 t17801206-15-crimeloc79"/>. I was washing my pots in the yard; I saw the prisoner go up stairs, and come down with a bundle. I went up stairs about a quarter of an hour after and missed my things. We had lodgers in the house, so I thought she had gone up to some of the lodgers. Upon missing them I went to the first pawnbroker's, which was Mr. Mills, in Short's-gardens, there I found the hat. The prisoner was taken up at the Sun, the corner of Brownlow-street, the next morning. She was taken before the justice and there she owned she had taken the things.</p>
<p>Were any promises or threatenings made use of to induce her to own it? - No. She took us to Little St. Andrew's-street, and Lumber-court, where we found all the rest of the things.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker. I have a gown the prisoner brought to me to pawn, between eleven and twelve o'clock at noon of the same day it was stolen.</p>
<p>(The gown was produced in court and deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>Davis. I have a bed-gown, but I could not find it; and I have a handkerchief I took in of her at the same time.</p>
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<p>I keep a clothes-shop in Lumber-court, Seven-Dials. I have a stuff petticoat I bought the same day of the prisoner, in the open court. She was an old clothes woman; I have dealt with her before. The prisoner, the prosecutrix, and the constable came to my shop for it the next day.</p>
<p>(The petticoat was produced and deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I met a woman I had worked with at an upholsterer's; she said she wanted to make up her rent, and asked me to pawn these things for her, which I did.</p>
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<p>I live with my uncle, Mr.
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<p>At the justice's he said he went to buy a cane. I searched him, and he had not so much as a farthing about him.</p>
<p>(The canes were produced in court and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I had been at the other end of the town; I stopped at this stick-shop. I took a view of them, with an intent to buy one of them. As I had two sticks in my hand, the man came to the door and asked me what I meant to do with them? I said I wanted to know the price of one of them. I surrendered myself to go before any justice with him.</p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>18.
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<p>I lodge in
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<p>I was present at the office when the prisoner was searched, and these things were found upon her.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>A great deal she has sworn is as false as God is true. I have no friend in London. I beg the court will be merciful to me on account of my youth. I am not twenty years old; and I am almost seven months gone with child.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17801206-17-defend190 t17801206-17-punish92"/> W. </rs> </p>
<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>19.
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<p>I was behind the house drying linen. The shop is forward where my husband worked. I saw the prisoner skipping across the door with a bundle under his arm. I looked into the shop and missed the great coat. I had seen it there but just before. My husband was out of the shop at the time. I pursued the
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<p>I saw the great coat upon his arm. Upon being taken he threw it down.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I am not guilty of it.</p>
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<p>20.
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<p>I am the wife of
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<p>I was walking in a garden which adjoins this place, the back of Ormond-street. I went into the yard, and I saw the prisoner in the prosecutor's yard; he turned his back towards me, but as he was running away, the linen being wet, one of the shirts tumbled between his legs, which made him stumble, and was near throwing him down; I turned round full upon him; I then saw he had a bundle of linen. I seised him. He ran near the pales, where there was an accomplice ready to have received this linen. I held him till I had the assistance of Mr. Allam. Afterward a constable was sent for.</p>
<p>(
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<p>Jones. I met the prisoner together with the other persons, near the Foundling-Hospital.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>My hat blew over these pales; I went into the yard to get it again.</p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>You do not even know perhaps that the door was shut? - Yes; I had not been out of the shop into the parlour five minutes, and I am sure it was shut when I went out of the shop.</p>
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<p>I live with Mr. Beard, a pastry-cook, in Sydney's-alley, Leicester-fields. I was in Mr. Dixon's parlour when a poor woman came in and gave the alarm. I pursued the prisoner, and took her in Hart-street, Covent garden.</p>
<p>How far is that from the shop? - An hundred or two hundred yards. She was running; I saw her drop one of the cloaks. She found somebody was after her and seemed to wish to drop them all. I catched hold of the other six.</p>
<p>Had you seen the woman in the shop - I had not. The woman who came in and gave the alarm, said a woman was gone out with a bundle across the way and down the court.</p>
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<p>I was in the shop at the same time, it was about eight o'clock. There are cloaks hang
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<p>How happened it that you who was in the shop did not see her come in? - I work in the back part of the shop, but the cloaks that hung up hindered my seeing.</p>
<p>Did you hear the door open? - No.</p>
<p>Had any person gone out of the door a little before? - No. I am sure the door was latched, because I was the last person who came in at the door.</p>
<p>Can you be positive that you shut it? - Yes; I am positive.</p>
<p>Does the latch catch so as never to deceive you? - I don't know that it ever did.</p>
<p>How large is this shop? - Very large.</p>
<p>And there were these things hanging loose about? - These cloaks laid close upon the counter folded one upon another.</p>
<p>Had you any light in the shop? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I was going down Long-acre with my basket of oysters upon my head; I saw the prosecutor's door open and saw the prisoner run out of the shop with a large bundle before her, and she left the door wide open; she ran across Long-acre, and through the court by the Bird-in-hand, just by Long-acre Bagnio; I knocked at the prosecutor's door and alarmed them.</p>
<p>Did you see
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<p>Are you sure the prisoner is the woman? - I am, as I took particular notice of her;</p>
<p>(The cloaks were produced in court and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I never was in any prison before. As I was going down Long-acre I met that woman; the had something on her head; she turned her head and said what is that lies so white at the door; she said stoop because I have the basket on my head; I stooped and picked up that parcel; she asked what it was, I said I would keep it; then she ran into the shop; and as I was going to look at the bundle they caught hold of me; I never was in the shop.</p>
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<p>22.
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<p>I am the wife of
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; and live opposite Somerset-house in the strand; this silver watch (producing it,) I took in pledge from
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<p>(
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I know nothing about it; I was not in the house at the time; I came off guard on Saturday; I went out and came home at twelve at night. I knocked at the door, they would not let me in; so I went and gave a shilling for a bed in Westminster.</p>
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<p>I was a recruit and came up to the regiment at the same time with the prisoner; at the request of the prisoner I pawned this watch; I asked him why he would not pawn it himself, he said as I had a coloured coat on I should be able to raise more money upon it than he should do in a soldier's habit; that induced me to comply with his request; I pawned the watch for twelve shillings with Mr. Purre; I gave the money immediately to Duckworth, who was standing on the outside of the pawnbroker's door waiting for me.</p>
<p>A CONSTABLE sworn.</p>
<p>I apprehended the prisoner; when before the justices the prisoner confessed voluntarily that he stole the watch; and that he had employed Hindle in pawning it; he at the same time cried and begged they would be favourable to him.</p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<p>I am a weaver; I was in the tap-room at the Flower-pot, at the corner of Church-street, Bethnal-green, when Mr. Pullow brought the prisoners in with these goods; I have had the custody of these goods ever since; that was at about half past four; they had the things in their aprons when they were brought into the house.</p>
<p>(The goods were produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>ELIAZAR PULLOW sworn.</p>
<p>On that day I saw the two prisoners in Hare-street, near Hare-court, they entered the court without any property visible to me; they appeared to me to view the door of each house as they passed; when they came to the prosecutor's door,
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<p>To the Prosecutrix. What is the value of these things? - Three pounds.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17801206-23-victim250 t17801206-23-viclabel118"/>. On the 9th of November, about a quarter before eight, or half an hour; coming along the street, within a door of
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<p>"go home and mind his master's</p>
<p>"business." He immediately took me by the throat and dragged me up Palsgrave-place. I struggled as long as I could; he left my throat one time and then attacked me again.</p>
<p>For how long time did he leave your throat? - I cannot say. Then he dragged me up towards Twining's tea warehouse, keeping his right hand to my throat; he bent me down and behaved very indecently with his other hand. Then he took his left hand from my petticoats; he kneeled his knee upon my back and bent me down to the ground; and then turned my pocket inside out.</p>
<p>What did he rob you of? - About eight or nine shillings and a pocket piece, but that was of very little value; then he ran down Palsgrave-place and turned to his right hand.</p>
<p>While he was dragging you up the court and using you in this manner you have described, did you cry out? - It was impossible to cry out; I did as well as I could but I was almost choaked.</p>
<p>Did you see any person in the court? - In my flurry I cannot say that I observed any person; but there was a person passing at the time who is now in court.</p>
<p>Did you observe enough of the person to be able to swear that Cook was the man who used you so? - I can most positively swear to him and the other too.</p>
<p>What did
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<interp inst="t17801206-23-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> do? - He attended all the time I was robbed behind Cook; he said something, I think the expression was</p>
<p>"there is your bit." That was before Cook robbed me.</p>
<p>Had you an opportunity of seeing his face? - I saw them both when I had not an opportunity of speaking.</p>
<p>You are positive he was one of the men? - I am, most certainly.</p>
<p>Was there any light in the court you could distinguish them by? - There were lamps.</p>
<p>Had you ever seen either of them before? - Never to my knowledge. Thomas came up the court after I was robbed, as I thought, to look at me; when he came up I told the hair-dresser he was one of those who had attacked me; that was about five minutes after the robbery.</p>
<p>Was you still standing in the court? - The hair-dresser had just taken me off from the ground.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Was not you pretty much in liquor? - Not at all.</p>
<p>Did not you first say you was robbed of a watch? - I said I had lost my watch.</p>
<p>Afterwards that watch was found at home? - It was.</p>
<p>Is it not very strange you should say you was robbed of a watch, when afterwards it turned out you was not? - In my fright I scarce knew what I said.</p>
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<p>This was upon Lord Mayor's day in the evening? - It was.</p>
<p>The little boy is Thomas? Is it not? - This on this side.</p>
<p>You said he came up the court again five minutes after to look at you? - Yes.</p>
<p>And you say the hair-dresser was taking you up at that time? - I was just up.</p>
<p>Was it not strange a boy who had been doing you mischief should come up, when a man was along with you ready to take him into custody? - I speak the truth.</p>
<p>Will you swear you was not drunk at this time? - I am positive that I was not; I have people here to prove the contrary.</p>
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<p>How old are you? - I was fourteen on the twelfth of this month. I came down the Strand about half after eight o'clock at night on Lord Mayor's day. I saw three boys drag this gentlewoman up Palsgrave-place; the biggest boy Cook had his hand round her neck; I stopped a gentleman who was going through the court into the Temple; I told the gentleman that boy was going to pick her pocket. I saw him take his hand out of her pocket and he had some papers in his hand.</p>
<p>Did you see Thomas? - Yes; he was behind Cook laughing at him.</p>
<p>Did you see Thomas do any thing? - No; he laughed as if he enjoyed the sport; there was another staid at the end of the court watching all the time.</p>
<p>What condition was the woman in? - Screaming out.</p>
<p>Was she upon the ground? - No; I staid in the court till the barber came; then she took me with her.</p>
<p>When the barber came he lifted her from the ground? - Not that I know of; I did not see her upon the ground.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I live directly opposite Palsgrave-place. I was sent for upon Thomas's being taken; I heard the story; I asked Thomas how he came into such an affair as that of robbing the gentlewoman and using her ill, for she was very bad; he gave me a direction where Cook lived, and where I might find another. I took this little boy and the hair-dresser with me. I went to a publick-house on Ludgate-hill; the waiter said they were just gone out; we found Cook in bed about one o'clock in his master's house in Warwick-lane. We searched his clothes and out of his waistcoat came this pocket piece. (Producing it.)</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. This is my pocket piece; it is a catholic piece and is very remarkable.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>It was from Thomas's information that you found the other boys? - It was.</p>
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<p>About five minutes before eight o'clock, on the 9th of November, I was going through Palsgrave-place to buy a fillet. I live in Essex-court. I saw Mrs. Marsano at the end of the court, and I saw Cook with one hand as I thought up to her bosom, and the other hand under her petticoats.</p>
<p>Did you know the prosecutrix? - Yes, by sight. I went on for the fillet; I suppose I was gone about three or four minutes. Upon my return I saw
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<interp inst="t17801206-23-person259" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> with one hand to her throat; and the other under her petticoats; that was I suppose in not more than three or four minutes. When I first saw them they were at the end of the court, in sight of the Strand; upon my return this time with the fillet, which was the third time, she was at the farther end of the court;
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<p>How came you to take so much observation of Cook as to be sure he was the person? - Because I saw this woman wrestling about, and saw his hand up to her neck; as soon as ever he ran away I heard her cry out murder and thieves! I went up to her; she told me</p>
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<p>"there is one of them." There were two or three people gathered round, who were passing the court, to hear what she had to say. I said to a young man at the end of the court, I will run and take him. I ran to the bottom of the court; I was afraid to take him by myself; I got a young man to go with me. I laid hold of him by the throat, and brought him up to the prosecutrix; she said,</p>
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<p>Can you undertake to say from your own observation at the time, that Cook was the person you saw with the prosecutrix? - Yes, I can. He had a brown coat on, his hair was hanging down, and he had a round hat on.</p>
<p>Did you see his face? - I did not look at his face. I knew him only by his coat and his hair. When I brought Thomas to her, she said, that was the person who came up to her and said, now is your bit.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>You saw only one person lay hold of the prosecutrix, and that person had his hand up her coats? - Yes.</p>
<p>That is all you saw? - Yes.</p>
<p>There was no person near the prosecutrix and that person? - No. I had seen a great many girls of the town up the court; I thought it might be the same then; so I did not take any notice at first of it.</p>
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<p>I am a constable. Mr. Swift told me the story of this robbery. Upon some information I went to Cook's master, and asked for his apprentice. He said he was a-bed. I desired to go up and see him. His master said by all means. I went up to his bed; his waistcoat was upon the bed; this medal sell out of his waistcoat pocket. He said, he had found it that day in Cheapside.</p>
<p>COOK's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>Coming along the Strand I met that woman, very much in liquor; I took her for a woman of the town. After a little conversation, I left her up this court; these two lads were along with me. I never heard any more of her till she came to my master's house and took me up.</p>
<p>To Dimsdale. You had a good deal of conversation with this woman? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did she appear to be sober or otherwise? - Her flannel petticoat, and pocket, and shift were dragged out, and turned inside out. She appeared to be like a mad woman.</p>
<p>Do you apprehend she was or not in liquor? - She was frightened; she did not appear to be in liquor.</p>
<p>Swift. I had a great deal of conversation with her that night; she did not appear to be at all in liquor.</p>
<p>For Thomas.</p>
<p>Mr.
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<p>I am printer of the Gazette. The prisoner Thomas, is an apprentice to my partner, Mr. Brooke.</p>
<p>What is his general character? - Extremely good; I never heard the least tittle against him. We had him from the Welch charity-school when he was not old enough to be an apprentice, but he behaved so well that Mr. Brooke took him apprentice, and finds him in clothes, and every necessary now on account of his good behaviour; he has always behaved very diligent and well. The Lord Mayor's day was the first time I ever heard any thing against him.</p>
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<p>I am a compositor to Messrs. Harrison and Brooke.</p>
<p>What is Thomas's character? - I do not know any boy who has a better. I was with Mrs. Marsano the morning following this affair; I saw her again on Sunday last; she said if it had not been for the constable she should not have appeared against him, she should have dropped it.</p>
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<p>The boy has worked with me ever since he has been an apprentice. He always behaved extremely well.</p>
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<p>Thomas is a very sober, industrious boy.</p>
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<p>I know Thomas, he has a remarkable good character.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17801206-24-off123 t17801206-24-crimeloc126"/>. On the 23d of September Mr. Eglington, the master of the workhouse, applied to me, and informed me the prisoner, who was a pauper in the workhouse, had taken some sheets. I went with him to Mr. Davidson's, a pawnbroker, in Fleet-street, and found the four sheets pledged; but he did not deliver up the sheets till some time afterwards, till I got a warrant from the Lord Mayor.</p>
<p>Whose property are these sheets? - The property of the churchwardens and overseers of the parish (naming them). They belonged to the workhouse, and had the parish mark upon them, which is an anchor.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker in Fleet-street. I had three sheets; they were delivered up at the Mansion-house, to Mr. Eglington, the master of the workhouse.</p>
<p>
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<p>I had these sheets (producing them) of Mr. Davidson, the pawnbroker; I have had them ever since; they are the property of the Parish of St. Clement.</p>
<p>Davidson. The prisoner had a different appearance then, but I am certain she is the same person. She brought me a sheet and said her name was
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<interp inst="t17801206-24-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and I lent her one shilling and sixpence; that was on the 29th of
<persName id="t17801206-24-person287"> August. She
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<interp inst="t17801206-24-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> said she was an house-keeper in Carey-street. The mark on the sheet was obliterated with whiting, that I really did not see it. The other two sheets were received on the 31st of August, and the 13st of September. They were taken in by my young man; I was in the shop when they were taken in. They were brought by the prisoner.</p>
<p>Did you observe no mark on the sheets? - I did not. The mark was in black, and was obliterated with whiting, on that I took in.</p>
<p>When was the fourth taken in? - That was on the 1st of August; I was not present then.</p>
<p>Were the marks of them all so defaced that you could not discern them? - I believe all the marks were defaced; they have been one with whiting.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I leave myself to the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>28.
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<p>I was upon the road to Aylesbury on the 22d of November, near
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17801206-25-off130 t17801206-25-crimeloc132"/>, the day of the execution; I stood on the right-hand in the road to Paddington. The crowd was very great, I could not get through it, and was under the necessity of standing there; the prisoner, who stood next to me, stooped and put his hand up my petticoats; I immediately put my hand into my pocket, but the prisoner had then taken my money out of my pocket. The money was found in his hand. I lost two half-crowns, and two shillings and ten-pence half-penny, and a farthing; the money was in my pocket when he put his hand up my clothes. He was taken to a publick-house, by the assistance of some persons, and upon searching his pockets some money was found. I fixed upon a farthing and a halfpenny. The farthing had been burnt; I took
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060027"/> it out of the fire and rubbed it. The halfpenny was black, I had been in possession of it a considerable time. I had a new shilling; such an one was found in the prisoner's pocket, and two half-crowns.</p>
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<p>I was attending the execution. I saw the prisoner near the prosecutrix; I observed she was very much pressed and ill-treated. Just as the common convicts had been tied up, and the coiner was going on in the sledge, I heard the prisoner say, in a low voice, as if speaking to an accomplice, Now to work. I kept my eye upon the prisoner.
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<interp inst="t17801206-25-person294" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , the prosecutrix, was complaining of the pressure of the crowd. I assisted her in recovering her cloak. I observed the prisoner's hand upon her right pocket; then he took up her petticoats, and stooped downwards. I observed him in that position, and afterwards, when the girl (the prosecutrix) ha d cried out, it was a long time before he could recover himself. The prosecutrix cried out, some person has his hands under my petticoats, this man is robbing me. Upon her saying that, I immediately seised the prisoner. He was taken to a publick-house. I had great difficulty to prevent the crowd from taking him to duck him, which I did by representing to them the impropriety of such conduct. He was searched; his money was in two different pockets. There were two half crowns found in his pocket, two new shillings, an half-penny, and a farthing. The prosecutrix owned the half-penny and the farthing. She said she believed the two half-crowns and the shillings were her's. There was a small knife found in the prisoner's pocket. The prosecutrix's pocket was produced and it appeared it had been cut. The knife was proper for such a purpose.</p>
<p>(
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I am innocent of the business. One of these shillings I had had for some time; the half-penny and farthing I had before. I had been at a publick-house; I had offered the bad half-penny and farthing to the woman; she would not take them, so I had changed a shilling; that ten-pence was the change. I had the other shilling with five shillings at Mr. Weller's office, in change for a guinea, and the two half-crowns.</p>
<p>(The prisoner called two witnesses who gave him a good character.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>I live at
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<interp inst="t17801206-26-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . He told me he was going to the Spread Eagle, in Grace-church-street, and was to return on Monday. I agreed to lett him an horse. He came to me on the next day, about half after eleven o'clock, and asked me to lend him a pair of spurs. I told him he should have them. I lett a mare of a dark colour to him, and desired he would put it up at the Dunn Horse in the Borough, which he agreed to do. I was going to town on Monday; I called there to see if the mare had been put up there or had been taken care of. I subscribed the marks of the gentleman, and asked if he had put up the horse there. They said there was no such thing. I went to the Spread Eagle, and subscribed the man and the mare, and asked if he had put it up there? They told me he had not.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060028"/>Had you let him the mare for any particular number of days? - Yes, he was to return on the Monday, between four and five o'clock. There was no price agreed for the hire. I went to Captain
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<interp inst="t17801206-26-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's friends, who desired him to call upon him, and that he dined and drank tea with him. He desired me to call upon one Haswell, a hatter, in Greenwich, who knew more of the prisoner. I went to Mr. Haswell; he said he knew nothing of him, but that he had got a hat, and some stockings, to the amount of two pounds odd of him, and that he believed he was not a fair dealing man. I enquired at the Grey-Hound; they said they knew nothing of him, only that he ordered a dinner there on Sunday, for himself and another person. I came to town to give the information at Sir
<persName id="t17801206-26-person306"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17801206-26-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I should see him there, detained for stealing pistols. I went there and saw the prisoner.</p>
<p>Are you sure the prisoner is the person? - Yes. I went in and asked him where my mare was? He said, the mare was very safe, that he had got into a little scrape, and as soon as he got clear of it, I should have the mare, but he would not tell me where she was.</p>
<p>Have you ever recovered her? - Yes. I went to Aldridge's repository, and asked if there was such a mare there? Mr. Aldridge asked me what name it was brought in? I said in the name of Captain Brown. He said there was no such mare there; there was one in the name of Captain Reynolds, which answered my subscription. I saw my horse in the stable. I told him how it was got from me. He said the prisoner left it and had had three guineas upon it till the mare should be sold.</p>
<p>Is Aldridge here? - No. He was committed for aiding and abetting the prisoner, and has got clear. I thought there was no business for him to appear. I told Aldridge if he parted with the mare I should look to him for it. It was returned me by
<persName id="t17801206-26-person308"> William Clipson
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<p>
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<p>I keep a publick-house in Field-lane, Holbourn. I was going up to St. Martin's-lane with Mr. Wilson, a Marshalsea-court officer. We went into the
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<interp inst="t17801206-26-person310" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Bow-street; the prisoner was there. He told Mr. Wilson he knew him very well. He talked with him. Mr. Wilson came to me and told me, the prisoner and he had got a mare which he gave seventeen guineas for at Doncaster, in Yorkshire, which was to be sold that day at Aldridge's repository; he said I might if I chose purchase the mare, and not let it be sold for nothing, at the repository, as horses went then; and the prisoner gave me an order for Aldridge to deliver me the mare on paying his debt, and I was to give him two guineas more. I was bound over to prosecute Aldridge as well as the prisoner. I came back and told him I liked the horse and would give him the two guineas. He gave me half a guinea that day. I paid Mr. Aldridge for the mare three pounds eight shillings and three-pence, and stopped the sale of it, but did not take the mare away till the next day. When I went to fetch the mare, he said the man had been there, who said the mare was his property. I said then give me my money again, I had rather have nothing to do with it. He said, no, the man said it was his, but he had sold it to this gentleman.</p>
<p>Was you present at the first time the conversation was with the prisoner and Wilson respecting the transaction at Doncaster? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did the prisoner say he bought the mare at Doncaster? - Yes, for seventeen guineas; that he had rode her all the way, and hunted with her, and she was a good mare to hunt with, and he was very sorry to part with her.</p>
<p>What time did he say he had had her? - He did not say how long, but that he had rode her all the way from Yorkshire.</p>
<p>What day was that? - Wednesday the 29th.</p>
<p>Did he take upon himself and appear to you as the real owner? - Yes, and that he had the power to dispose of her as his own. I gave him half a guinea in part of the purchase; I was to bring the other guinea and
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178012060029"/> half to the
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<p>Was this all that passed? - Yes, till I went to Aldridge and paid the money; he delivered up the mare to me. I took it home. Justice Addington sent to me to inform me it was the property of another person, and I delivered it to the prosecutor at the
<persName id="t17801206-26-person312"> Brown Bear
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<p>Prisoner. Did I say I would sell the mare? - Yes. Prothero and Clark told me he offered to sell the mare to them that day.</p>
<p>PRISONER'S DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I had been under examinations in Bow-street. Clipson came with another man; they said they would recommend to me an attorney, Mr. Wilson. They told me they understood I had a mare at Mr. Aldridge's; they thought I might want money in the situation I was; that they would lead me any more money one the mare, if I would put it into their care for me. I told them there was a mare at Aldridge's, which I had borrowed three guineas on to pay a debt. I said if they would pay the money and take care of the mare for me, I should be obliged to them. They said they would, and asked me what I wanted. I desired them to give me half a guinea. They said they would, and gave me half a guinea, and said they would give me a guinea and an half more in the afternoon. I understand Clipson lives by going to persons in distress and doing things of this kind.</p>
<p>To Clipson. He says Wilson first applied to him and told him he understood he had the mare at Aldridge's? - It was impossible Wilson, or I, or the attorney could know any thing of that till he was taken. Wilson was backwards with the prisoner. They came and said he had the mare to sell.</p>
<p>From the conversation which passed did you understand that Wilson knew of the mare being at Aldridge's before he came there? - He knew nothing of it till he went in; they came out and told me of it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I beg the character of Clipson may be enquired into, whether he has not been detected in such things before. He wished to swindle me out of this mare.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>
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<p>I live at Dartford. I have known the prisoner two years. While he was at Dartford he was a private soldier in the Shropshire militia, which lay at Dartford. My father keeps a shop; he bought tea and sugar in our shop. He had been an officer in America, and was reduced on account of some misdemeanour. He behaved very honestly at Dartford for what I know.</p>
<p>You know nothing perhaps either of his honesty or dishonesty? - Not in the least.</p>
<p>Was you frequently in his company or only when he was in the shop? - When in the shop. Sometimes I was in his company in the town when he was upon the parade.</p>
<p>For the Prosecution.</p>
<p>
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<p>I am an officer at Sir
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<p>Clipson. This is Aldrige's hand-writing, I saw him write it.</p>
<p>(They were produced and read in court. Aldridge's receipt was a receipt to Clipson for the money due on the mare.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the Second Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>30.
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<p>I have known the prisoner about five years. I was informed she had robbed a patient in the hospital; she came into my room, I charged her with it, and she acknowledged it directly; I stopped her and sent for the prosecutrix; when she came the prisoner went down on her knees and begged her to be merciful to her.</p>
<p>(
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the things but only a coloured apron she lent me; as to the charge I am innocent.</p>
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<p>I am shopman to
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<p>The prisoner brought two baskets of wood to my house on the 26th of October, about a quarter after five in the evening; he brought them into the front room and set them down; about three or four minutes after he was gone out of the house my wife called me down stairs. I missed two silver watch cases and one tortoiseshell with silver edges, which had been lying upon the dresser. They have never been found.</p>
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<p>The prisoner came to our house with wood on the 26th of October, I let him in. Immediately after he went I missed the watch cases; I had them in my hand when I was cheapening the wood, and had laid them down on the corner of the dresser. I missed the cases before any other person came into the house; when he was in the room with the wood I turned my back to go to the bottom of the stairs, but I was never out of the room while he was there. I went to the prisoner's house and waited for his coming home. Upon being charged with this matter he persisted in his innocence.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>I was sent for to take the prisoner into custody; I found several pots under her petticoats; one is an half gallon pot. (It was produced in court and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I found them in the street.</p>
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<p>34.
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<p>On last Saturday about four o'clock, while I was walking in
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<p>I heard the cry of stop thief! I stopped the prisoner and Mr. Haines came up and delivered me the handkerchief.</p>
<p>(The handkerchief was produced in court and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I never had the handkerchief.</p>
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<p>35.
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