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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178907080001"/>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 8th of JULY, 1789, and the following Days;
<p>Being the SIXTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honourable
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<p>Printed for E. HODGSON (the Proprietor) And Sold by J. WALMSLAY, No. 35, Chancery Lane; S. BLADON, No. 13, Pater-noster Row; and J. BELL, Royal Exchange.</p>
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<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
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<interp inst="f17890708-1-person3" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of King's Bench; the Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow. There were present only yourself, your
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<p>I am apprentice to Mr. Vallance and Co. I saw the three shillings taken from the prisoner, it was marked with three dots on the edge; the servant maid had sent the prisoner out that morning for some butter.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Who gave him the money? - I cannot tell.</p>
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<p>I produce the money, I took it out of the prisoner's pocket.</p>
<p>I leave it to my Counsel.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. These shillings all look to be counterfeit.</p>
<p>(Shewn to the Jury.)</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Mr. Silvester. I am Counsel for Samuel: Pray how many people were in the shop at the time? - I believe there might be three, four, or five.</p>
<p>All women; were they not looking at your goods as other customers? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you know the prisoners? - I did not.</p>
<p>You took them up stairs and searched them, and found nothing? - I found nothing.</p>
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<p>I am shopman to Mr. Gibson; on Tuesday the 30th of June, between seven and eight, the two prisoners came in and addressed me, they wanted to see some fine muslins; I ordered the boy to ring for Mr. Gibson, he came directly, I gave him our private signal as suspecting them; he shewed them some, and sold Samuel a square of muslin, and she paid for it; Mr Gibson said there was a piece of muslin gone; they looked at some stockings, but could not agree for the price; we both looked round to see if any had dropped on the ground, but could not see any; he said, follow them; I did, and brought them back; we took them up stairs; but as I was going up stairs I saw Bertram shoved Mr. Gibson on one side; at that instant we supposed the muslin was dropped.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner Bertram's Counsel. Did you see it dropped? - I did not; a constable was sent for; there was other people in the shop, Mrs. Loate was one of them, and she called up stairs and said, here is the muslin.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. How long had Loate been in the shop? - About twenty minutes; she came in after the prisoners were brought back; Miss Parnell served her, she was in the shop about a quarter of an hour or twenty minutes; she sold her a half shawl.</p>
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<p>The two prisoners came in together, she asked to see some fine muslins; Mr. Gibson shewed them some; some little time after Mr. Gibson said he had lost a piece of muslin.</p>
<p>Did you see the shop before the prisoner went out? - I did, but saw nothing at all either on the counter or the floor; when they were brought back Mrs. Bertram was beyond the stairs about the middle of the shop, and she gave Mr. Gibson a push at one side, in order to go to the bottom of the shop, but Mr. Gibson would not let her, but took her up stairs, and immediately Mrs. Loate picked up the muslin on that spot were Bertram stood; I told her to put it down again in the spot where she took it from; she did so, and Mr. Gibson come down, and I told him where the muslin lay; he picked it up, and took it up stairs.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mrs. Matthews, cooper in Wood-street; I went to Mr. Gibson's to buy some checque, and saw Mr. Gibson take the two prisoners up stairs; I went to Miss Parnell for my change, I saw the piece of muslin under the shop of the counter, the young lady told me to put it in its place; a little after Mr. Gibson came down and took it up.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. What part of the counter did the flap stand of? - About the middle.</p>
<p>Did it appear to you to be nearer the outside of the counter or the inside? - Nearer the outside; I thought it had dropped down by accident.</p>
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<p>I am errand-boy, I know nothing of the robbery, I was out; when I came in there was no muslin on the ground; then presently Mr. Hatwell and Mr. Gibson brought the prisoners in, and Bertram stood close to the flap of the counter, and there the muslin was found.</p>
<p>(Mr. Gibson produces the muslin and deposed to it.)</p>
<p>Court. What did you value it at? - At 40 s.</p>
<p>We leave our defence to our Counsel.</p>
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<p>I was crying 4 o'clock, I am a watchman, and in the Curtain, Shoreditch, near Holywell-mount, I apprehended the prisoner, and another man; the prisoner had a bundle under his arm, they were coming towards Hog lane, from the prosecutor's; I was about a hundred yards off them, I knew them before; they went by my box about a quarter of an hour before, my box is in the Curtain, further from Richardson's than the place where I saw them last; when they came back I pursued them then, and met them at the gate of an inn, but they had nothing with them, then I asked the prisoner what he had been doing; he said he had been easing himself, and went away, I saw them go to the bottom of the street, and stand peeping, to see if I was gone, so I went and searched in the dung-hill, and there I found the jack tied up in a white cloth, when they went into the horse-ride I saw the prisoner have a bundle, but when they came out they had nothing; so I thought I was mistaken; I took the jack home, and gave information at Justice Wilmot's.</p>
<p>Court. Had you ever seen the prisoner before? - Yes.</p>
<p>Now mind you are upon your oath, are you sure the prisoner is the person you saw coming out of the horse ride? - Yes, I am sure he is the man.</p>
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<p>On Friday the 12th of last June, Richardson called upon me, and said he had been robbed; I was informed one Adams had the jack; and I went and found it, and fitted it to the place at Richardson's house, and it fitted it exactly.</p>
<p>Richardson. It had been in the house fifteen months.</p>
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<p>Please you my Lord, the witness is a very bad man, and don't mind taking my life away, of a farthing.</p>
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<p>Did you know him before? - Never saw him before.</p>
<p>What did you do in consequence thereof? - I called out stop thief, and in consequence some people brought the man back in the course of a quarter or half an hour.</p>
<p>Had you such a view of him as to know he was the same person that stole the cloaks? - By three men coming in, I cannot tell which it was till he was brought back.</p>
<p>Where was you? - In a room by the shop, and sat in a chair opposite the door, where I could perfectly see them, as the door between the shop and parlour was open.</p>
<p>Do you know it was the prisoner, or might it be somebody else? - I do not know, it was one of the three; the cloaks and the prisoner were brought back together, but whether he was the man that took them or no, I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I would wish to ask the lady whether she saw me come out with the cloaks under my arm? - No, I did not, but I can positively recollect, he was one of the three that was in the shop.</p>
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<p>I live with Mrs. Jennings, I lost an old cloak which I left hanging on a hook in the shop; I was not in the house when it was stolen.</p>
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<p>On the 30th of June, about seven or eight in the evening, as I was coming down the square, I saw the prisoner running, I saw him taken, and in going back I picked up the two cloaks at a good distance from where he was taken; it was after he was taken, and I have kept them by me ever since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17890708-4-person83" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Is either of those cloaks your's? - Yes, I made it myself out of an old gown; the other I know to be Mrs. Jennings's, as well by wearing myself as by its being torn across one of the wings.</p>
<p>To Mrs. Jennings. Is that cloak your's? - Yes.</p>
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<p>What do you know about this affair? - On the 30th of June last, about eight o'clock in the evening, I heard the cry of stop thief in Golden-square; I saw the prisoner running, and some people running after him, who told me he was the man,
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<p>On the 30th of June there was a cry of stop thief in Lower James-street, Golden-square; I run out, and seing the prisoner running pursued him, and he over-runnings himself against a door-way stumbled, so that I came up to him and took him; and in going back again the cloaks laid in the street; we took him back to Mrs. Jenning, who wanted to forgive him; but as she had been robbed several times before, I told her she must prosecute; but however that night Mrs. Jennings did not go to the Justice, so we only lodged him on suspicion till the next day, when we all went and were bound over to prosecute.</p>
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<p>On the 30th of June, about eight o'clock in the evening, coming past Mr. Christie, the auctioneer's in Brewer-street, the prisoner came out of the shop, and as there was a cry after him, I pursued him on into Golden-square; and just as he got into Golden-square, in Lower James-street, he dropped the cloaks from under a black apron he had got about him; I never lost sight of him till he was taken.</p>
<p>I would wish to ask this witness why he never came to the Justice's to swear against me, as I am informed he was hired to come and swear against me here.</p>
<p>Court to Smallman. How came it you was not there? - I was obliged to go up to the East-India House.</p>
<p>Court to Shadwell. Did you see the witness Smallman there when the prisoner was taken? - Yes.</p>
<p>Court to Morris. Did you see him there? - Yes; and afterwards he went up to the Justice's with us.</p>
<p>Court to Powell. Did you see him there when the prisoner was taken? - Yes, and he came back with us into the shop, and afterwards went with us to the Justice's, but was obliged to go away before the examination.</p>
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<p>I live at
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<p>Was the drawer lockt or only shut? - Only shut; on examination of the window, I found the screw that had fastened the window of the bed-room had been forced out; the bed-room where I lay is all on a ground-floor, and the window was a sliding sash, and left open.</p>
<p>By open, do you mean it was slipped back, or the screw forced out? - The
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<p>You are quite sure it was shut and screwed when you went out? - I am.</p>
<p>How did you proceed? - In consequence I enquired at the pawnbrokers, and I found the petticoat at a pawn-broker's, in Bishopsgate-street, the name over the door is, I believe,
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<p>Prisoner to Dobb. I would be glad to know what he can swear to the petticoat by? - I know it by this, it was mended with something of the same sort as the waistcoat I have got on, and likewise I made my wife a present of some fringe to put round it.</p>
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<p>Are you the wife of the last witness? - I am.</p>
<p>Did you go out on the 5th of June? - Yes.</p>
<p>Was it before or after your husband, or with him? - After him, I staid out a very little while.</p>
<p>How did you leave the window of the bed-room? - With a screw to fasten it.</p>
<p>Are you quite sure, when you went out it was fast? - I am quite sure.</p>
<p>Was your husband gone out of sight before you went out? - I do not think he was.</p>
<p>Which of you came in first? - I came in first, I went out between three and four o'clock and staid out till very nigh four; When I came back, I found the door locked as I left it; my husband came presently in, going into the bed-room, and seeing the glove laying on the floor, he asked me how it came there; I told him I did not know; I went to put it into the drawer, and missed my petticoat, which used to be in the same drawer.</p>
<p>Well did you ever see any thing of them again? - Yes, I saw the petticoat, it was at a pawnbroker's in Bishopsgate-street, it is here.</p>
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<p>I live with Mr. Davidson, the pawnbroker, in Bishopsgate-street; on the 5th day of June last, about five in the evening, the prisoner at the bar pledged this petticoat with me for 6 s. and received a duplicate for the same.</p>
<p>(The petticoat produced, and deposed to by Mrs. Dobb.)</p>
<p>Can you be quite sure it was the prisoner at the bar? - I am positive to the person. Mr. Dobb came to me the same evening, I shewed him the petticoat, he claimed it as his property; the next morning, the prisoner came again with the duplicate to take out the petticoat, a boy was in the shop I coming into the shop, in the mean while, as soon as he saw me, he made off.</p>
<p>Court to
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<interp inst="t17890708-5-person96" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . What might the value of that petticoat be of yours? - Ten shillings.</p>
<p>What might the gown be worth? - Nine shillings.</p>
<p>Do you fix them at the price they cost you, or at the price of old clothes? - The petticoat cost me eighteen shillings, last summer, and the gown cost me thirteen shillings.</p>
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<p>Mr. Dobb applyed at the office concerning his robbery and described the prisoner, in consequence we went out on Sunday night, the 7th of June, and took him in Wheeler-street, I told the prisoner what we had taken him for, that there was a petticoat he had pawned, he denied knowing any thing at all about it, the pawnbroker came to the Magistrate's to identify his person.</p>
<p>I was going down Shoreditch, and there I met my washerwoman, it was on the 5th of June; she stopped me, and asked me for half a crown, which I owed her, and I saw a bundle lay in the road, and picked it up, (I have got a witness for it) and as the washer-woman asked me if I could pay her the half crown, when I had
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<p>Do you know the prisoner? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you see him on the 5th of June? - Yes, it was on the second day of last Bow fair.</p>
<p>What business are you? - I take in washing; on the second day of Bow-fair, going along in Shoreditch, I stopped the prisoner to ask him for half a crown he owed me for washing, he said he had no money to give me, but when he had he would; he turned his head, and saw something lay in the road, says he, something lays there, I will go and see what it is; I seeing him go, and having some people round him, I went up to him, and asked him what it was; he said, he could not tell me till it was opened; he opened it, and found it was a black petticoat, and said now I have found it, if you will stop here I will go pawn it, and give you the half crown.</p>
<p>Where do you live? - I live in Holywell Lane.</p>
<p>Where does he live? - I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Upon your oath can you say, you cannot tell where he lodged? - I believe he lodged in Hollywell-lane.</p>
<p>Where? - In the same house as I lodged in.</p>
<p>How dare you then tell me you could not tell? - Why, my Lord, sometimes he did live there, and sometimes not.</p>
<p>But that was his proper home? - Yes.</p>
<p>How came it, you could not ask him for this half crown at home, as well as in the street? - Because I thought he might have money then by him, as I had not seen him since the day before, and he went out very early, about four o'clock in the morning.</p>
<p>Are you a married woman? - Yes, my husband is at sea.</p>
<p>When he picked up the bundle was there any of the neighbours thereabout, that came round him? - Not to my knowledge.</p>
<p>How long have you and he lived in the same house? - About five months from this time.</p>
<p>How long have you lived in that house in Holywell-lane? - About six months.</p>
<p>Are you a housekeeper or a lodger? - I lodge there.</p>
<p>Is the prisoner a lodger? - Yes.</p>
<p>How many rooms are there in the house? Up one pair of stairs, in chambers.</p>
<p>In what room does the prisoner lodge? - In the same room with me.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>A second count, with intention to defraud
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<p>A third and fourth counts, for uttering the same with the like intentions.</p>
<p>The indictment opened by Mr. Garrow.</p>
<p>The case by Mr. Silvester, as follows:</p>
<p>May it please your Lordship, and you gentlemen of the Jury: This is an indictment against the defendant
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<p>"Received for three payments for licence by me, J. Smith;" he told her if you will send your girl with me to the Excise Office, I will give you the 3 s. in change, the girl followed him so close, he tried to get rid of her; at last he gave her the change, he gave her three shillings, the girl went home, soon after this Beardmore applied to the Excise office, and upon producing this receipt, it appeared to be very manifest it was not any person belonging to the Excise office, or that was entitled to receive it; Beardmore desired therefore that Mrs. Palmer might attend; they attended, and when they came, there was some suspicions arose on the prisoner at the bar, from his known character and situation in the office; and being shewn among other persons, Mrs. Palmer, together with the girl, immediately pitched on the man, as the man who had been there pretending to be a clerk of the Excise, intitled to receive the money for this six weeks duty, and had given the receipt in the name of Smith; upon this the prisoner was committed for the offence, and having given a receipt for the payment of this sum of 18 s. You may well conceive that the Excise office would not on the consideration of so small a sum have taken up this prosecution, but it is a very material question to the revenue, and to the public in general, if persons employed under that office, who by being employed easily learn the different sums due, either from publicans, or other persons, liable to pay duties, by this manoeuvre of theirs, knowing, as they must do frequently, that the sums are in arrear; if, by going to persons that owe the money, they get it, it becomes a very serious thing to
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<p>(Examined by Mr. Silvester.)</p>
<p>I have an appointment under the hands of the Commissioners of the Excise; these are the hand-writings of the different commissioners; I know their hands.</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys, Prisoner's Counsel. Do you know the hand-writing of all of them? - Yes, every one of them, I have seen them write many times.</p>
<p>(Repeats their names.)</p>
<p>The appointment to grant licences read: dated</p>
<p>"11th January, twenty-eighth</p>
<p>"year of his present Majesty's reign."</p>
<p>(Read and examined by the record by Mr. Knowlys.)</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Look at this? - This is my signature.</p>
<p>Is that the signature likewise of Jenner? - He is here to answer to it himself.</p>
<p>I ask you? - I am acquainted with his hand-writing, I believe it to be his handwriting.</p>
<p>Have you seen him write? - Many thousands of times.</p>
<p>"5th August, 1788, signed J. Law,</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow. I observe your licence states that the publican has paid six shillings, being his eighth of two pounds eight shillings? - Yes, to the receiver-general's clerk, on account of the receiver-general.</p>
<p>Who was the receiver-general at that time? - I do not know, I think his name was
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<p>You received a payment of six shillings on the 5th of August from Beardmore, for his eighth on the two pounds eight shillings? - I received three payments on that day, but two of them is in a former year; I believe I received the first payment of six shillings.</p>
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<p>Did you receive any of the subsequent payments, the payment in October? - Yes, I believe I received two.</p>
<p>On the 10th of October did you receive two payments? - Yes, I believe Turner received the payment on the 22d of December.</p>
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<p>I am in the office of excise; these pay-tickets, on the 22d of December I received from Beardmore's house, 12 s. for two-eighths.</p>
<p>Whether on the 20th of June there was any thing due from Beardmore to the King? - No, I cannot say there was.</p>
<p>Calculating on from your last payment, would there on the 20th of June have been any thing due? - I cannot say.</p>
<p>Mr. Law. On the 31st of January there was one payment, on the 14th of March a second, on the 25th of April a third, which amounted to eighteen shillings.</p>
<p>So on the 20th of June there was eighteen shillings due.</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. You know nothing more than the calculation which my learned friend now asks you to make? - No.</p>
<p>You have not searched into that particularly, perhaps? - Yes; I have, I am the accomptant-general of that duty; here are the gentlemen in court, the clerks that keep these books.</p>
<p>Do you know any thing but by reference to the books?</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. I understand you, that looking at these pay-tickets, you state to the Court that there were eighteen shillings due? - I do.</p>
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<p>(Examined by Mr. Silvester.)</p>
<p>I am a widow, I live with my uncle; his name is
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<p>What passed? - He asked me if Mr. Beardmore was at home; I told him he was not; he asked me when I thought he would be; I told him it was uncertain; he told me that our six weeks licence was deficient, and the payments were due, it was not paid up; he said he was sent from the office, that he was a clerk there, and if it was not paid, it was one hundred pounds penalty, and five pounds if it was not paid that forenoon; I told him my uncle said that it was of no consequence, for it was to be paid up when he renewed his licence, all together; he said it was no such thing, for it was dangerous if it was not paid then, or something of that kind. He asked me if he could see the licence; I told him I could fetch it; I fetched it down, and wished him to write on the back of the licence; he shewed me his pocket book, and told me I need not think he was a deceiver, for by that I might know he was come from the office; so I fetched the licence down, and gave him the money; I wished him to write on the back of the licence, but he refused; I gave him two half guineas, the money due was 18 s. for three payments; he said it was of no use to write on the back of the licence, so he wrote on a bit of paper, and said my uncle might take that when he went to the office, and it would answer the same; that what was wrote on the back of the licence must be done at the office.</p>
<p>Look at that paper? - That is the paper he wrote, which I afterwards gave to Mr. Law.</p>
<p>After you had given the two half guineas, and he wrote that, what did he do afterwards? - I told him I had no change, and he said he had none; I had a little girl in the room going of thirteen, and he said if I would send her with him, he would send the change back.</p>
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<p>How soon after did you see him? - I saw him on the Tuesday following at the Excise-office; I am sure that is the man that wrote that receipt, and to whom I paid the guinea; my little girl went with him and brought the change.</p>
<p>(The receipt read.)</p>
<p>"June 20, 1789: Received for three</p>
<p>"payments for licences, by me T. Smith."</p>
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<p>I am one of the assessors for the parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate, one of the Collectors.</p>
<p>What is the Bunch of Grapes in Beech-lane rated at in your book? -
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<p>Mr. Knowlys. Have you the land-tax book here? - No.</p>
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<p>Mr. Fielding. How old are you? - Going into my thirteenth year.</p>
<p>Look at the prisoner and see if you know him? - The prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>Did you ever see that man at Mr. Beardmore's house in June? - Yes.</p>
<p>The Bunch of Grapes is the sign of the house? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you go with him from the Bunch of Grapes to any place, and for any purpose? - Yes, for change for a guinea; he went into four public houses first.</p>
<p>Did he give you any change at last? - Yes, he gave me four six-pences and a shilling, I brought back the money to Mr. Beardmore's house; I am sure that is the man.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Mr. Law. Was you at the office at the time the prisoner was taken into custody? - I was.</p>
<p>Was the witness Palmer and this little girl there at this time? - They came just at that time, they were sent for and attended.</p>
<p>Have you known the prisoner any length of time? - I do not know him at all, I do not know his name, I heard him answer to the name of Sutton.</p>
<p>Court. What, when he was taken up? - When he was called for to the Board.</p>
<p>Had he had any office in the excise? - I do not know, I will tell the story from the beginning.</p>
<p>You must not tell us any thing that passed when he was at the office? - I have nothing to say; he had no authority that I know of to receive these payments; they are paid at the Excise-office, to the receiver-general's clerk.</p>
<p>He was not one of the receiver-general's clerks? - No.</p>
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<p>I am Solicitor to the Excise; I know the prisoner, I have known him some years, very probably two or three, I do not recollect; he was once acting as an excise officer.</p>
<p>What is his name? - Sutton.</p>
<p>Did he always go by that name? - I believe so, his hand-writing and his papers were signed with the name of Sutton.</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. My Lord I object to this indictment, that this gentleman Mr. Law, who is called, says he does not know that the arrear of eighteen shillings is due to the office, but by the books, and he has not produced them.</p>
<p>Court. It is not incumbent on them to prove a negative.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please to ask Mr. Law if there is any one person, or any individual under him in the department of the office, authorised to receive any licence in the name of Smith? - No, there is a Smith, I believe his name is
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<p>Court to Prisoner. Would you say any thing for yourself, or leave it to your Counsel?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I beg leave to ask a question of Mrs. Palmer.</p>
<p>Court. Certainly, as many as you please.</p>
<p>Prisoner to Mrs. Palmer. I wish to know if I had signed the name
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<interp inst="t17890708-7-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , whether you would have paid me as soon? - I should have paid you all the same.</p>
<p>I am entirely innocent of any forgery whatever; and there is no person in the office whatever that is authorised to receive any licence, which I believe Mr. Law will acquaint you and the honorable Court.</p>
<p>Court to Mr. Silvester. You have taken upon you in the indictment to describe this house by the sign of the Bunch of Grapes, and the licence is by the sign of the Grapes.</p>
<p>Mr. Silvester. It only states it is known by the sign of the Bunch of Grapes, it does not state it is so.</p>
<p>Court to Mr. Law. Do you know this house? - No.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, the only evidence to serve me on this business, I subpoened today, and he will not be in town till tomorrow, which is one Mr. Davidson of London-wall; I have a wife and four children, and I hope for the mercy of the Court in my situation.</p>
<p>Court. Gentlemen of the Jury, the prisoner seems to wish to point out to you that there was no person in the office of the name of Smith, entitled to receive the money, and that if he had signed Sutton, she would have paid him. To dispose of the first question, it does not in any degree alter the nature of the crime; the crime of forgery consists in making a false writing with intent to deceive or defraud another; and it is perfectly immaterial, considering this offence, whether the name that is written be that of a person in existence, or of a person that never existed in the world; if the name be false, that is all that is required; then upon that fact, and in order to see whether the name is false or not, it was necessary for them to prove that this receipt given by him, was given in a false way; in order to do that, they have proved to you, by two witnesses, that the prisoner's name is Sutton; if his name is Sutton, and he assumed another name, and signs this receipt by the name of Smith, it is a false receipt, it is a false writing, any name that he had made use of, which was not his name, makes it a false writing, and the very purpose for which a man makes use of another name, and not his own, is to deceive and to defraud; for it is to prevent detection; and if they had not known him by person, they never could have found out that he was the same man; he thinks fit to sign this receipt with the name of Smith; therefore there is no question, but that in point of law it is a false writing, which will constitute the offence of forgery, if it is done with intent to deceive. The next article is that it was immaterial whether he had used the name of Smith or his own name, namely that of Sutton; but that would make no difference in the offence, whatever his name had been, she said she would have paid the money, because she referred to that authority with which he pretended to be cloathed; for he came to her in the character of a clerk of the Excise-office; and if he was a clerk in that office, she giving credit to his report that he was so, it was perfectly immaterial whether his name was Sutton, Smith, or any thing else; therefore these two points will not serve the prisoner at all, if you believe the evidence, and are satisfied upon it; with respect to the intention it is laid in the indictment in different ways; first to defraud the King; secondly to defraud Mr. Beardmore; it is not worth an observation to state any distinction between them. The prisoner by means of this receipt did obtain the eighteen shillings; of which sum, if the receipt had passed genuine, the King would have been defrauded; if it turns out
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178907080015"/>afterward, and is detected as a forgery, the case is that Beardmore is defrauded, and must pay it over again. Gentlemen, if upon these facts you are satisfied that the prisoner gave this receipt in a false name, with intent to defraud, you will find him guilty; if not, you will acquit him.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
<p>(The witnesses examined separate.)</p>
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<p>(Deposes to the things.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am servant to
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<p>(A copper tea-kettle, and bowls and saucepan produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>(The sauce-pan was full of gin.)</p>
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<p>On the 10th of June I was standing at the Horse-ferry; I saw Phillips and Glade at five minutes after four o'clock coming down Millbank; I asked them if they were going over the water; they said yes, and they got in the boat with a tea-kettle and sauce-pan, and I put them over to the Lambeth side; Phillips gave me a shilling to pay three-pence for the fare, but no house being up, I could not get change; Phillips asked if I had got six-pence; I had not then; he told me another time would do, when he saw me.</p>
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<p>I know Glade, I am a taylor; I have known him some years, he always bore a good character.</p>
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<p>I have known Glade seventeen years; he always was a very honest lad.</p>
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<p>I know Glade, I have known him nine or ten years; he always bore a good character.</p>
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<p>I have known John Glade five years; he always bore the best of characters.</p>
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<p>The prisoner was my servant; we went to clean a house about seven in the morning of the 5th of June; I came back that morning before breakfast, I left her at the house; I came to look for a cloak, which I saw in a drawer two days before, the 3d of June; I then went to another drawer, where I had left five guineas, from thence I missed two guineas; there were three left; after breakfast I looked and missed a cap and a pair of ruffles; I had five guineas in my hand, on the Sunday morning the 31st of May; I had not seen it or meddled with it since; the drawer was locked when I went out; I cannot say I never left the drawer unlocked; it was in the parlour; the prisoner came home to breakfast about nine o'clock, soon after I missed the things, my husband was not up, I told him I was robbed; I told her I had missed my cloak but nothing else; I asked her if she had lent it to any body; she said no; and when the constable came she told me where it was; the constable came about ten o'clock, I said nothing to her; when the constable came I heard nothing said to her; she said she had not pawned the cloak, but taken it to a place in Wych-street, but not for what purpose; she said the person's name which she took it to, was Mrs. Collins; my husband went there, the cloak is here.</p>
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<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I know the black cloak was brought to my apartments from Mrs. Collins's, to alter against Sunday se'nnight by the young woman; she left nothing else, and I never saw the cloak, only as she put it in the chair; I saw the prisoner once before; I do firmly believe it to be the same girl, I am so far sure that I think so.</p>
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<p>Constable. I spoke to the young woman, she acknowledged where the things were, I promised her pardon.</p>
<p>I went as a servant to the prosecutor; I was in very great distress, and the drawer being open, I took one guinea, I have no witnesses.</p>
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<p>How came you to charge this as a capital charge, did any body tell you to do it? - No, nobody told me, I did it of myself.</p>
<p>How came you to know it was a capital offence? - To be sure it was a capital offence.</p>
<p>What is the distinction between its being a capital offence, and its not being so? - I am not so deep learned as that.</p>
<p>Did not the officer or some person or other inform you that this was a capital offence? - No.</p>
<p>How came you to know it was a capital offence, to steal these articles in this way? - I know I was a sufferer by what I lost.</p>
<p>What instructions did you give the officer about this indictment? - I told the gentleman that I had lost three gowns, valued at 40 s. a gown; a petticoat, value 5 s. another petticoat, value 5 s. a pair of laced ruffles, and a black silk petticoat.</p>
<p>What did the officers say to you? - They said nothing to me, they asked me what I valued my things at? - I valued them as low as I could.</p>
<p>Are you sure the things would sell at the value you put upon them? - A great deal more.</p>
<p>Are there any other lodgers in your house? - No, I have nobody else, but myself and my daughter; the prisoner appeared like a gentlewoman, she locked the door when she went away; and took the key with her, which was about six o'clock.</p>
<p>But during the time you saw your things last, in the morning; after the time you saw your things, was not your door left open occasionally, as it used to be before? - I used to shut my dining room door.</p>
<p>But did not lock it? - No.</p>
<p>I do not know the prosecutrix; about an hour ago she came with a gentleman to the Bail dock, and a person was standing at the window; she said, is your name Smith? She said, No, this is Mrs. Smith. Very well, says the prosecutrix, then we
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<p>Court to Prosecutrix. Is this true that you went to the Bail dock? - Do you think she will not say any thing? No, my Lord; a Gentleman enquired for her.</p>
<p>Was it in your presence, and at your request? - No, he came to me, and told me she was there, it was a gentleman, I stood upon the stairs, her name is on the list; I had no occasion to go to see her, I knew her face very well.</p>
<p>Are you sure that is the woman? - I wish I was as sure of entering the kingdom of heaven.</p>
<p>I am quite a stranger; I have no witnesses, but there are women in the Bail Dock, that heard the prosecutrix make mention of these words.</p>
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<p>Had not you told her you would be kind to her if she would tell you where the money was, and would not prosecute her? - No, nothing of the kind.</p>
<p>Then it was a voluntary confession of her own? - Yes, she said, the landlady's name was
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<p>Had not you the least suspicion how this girl took your money at all, did not you feel her hands about you? - No not at all.</p>
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<p>Prisoner Burne. Did he find me in the room when he brought the officer to take me? - She was on the bed with all her clothes on.</p>
<p>How soon was that after you had left her? - About five minutes after.</p>
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<p>I am a headborough; this prosecutor and the watchman came and said he was robbed; I went and knocked twice, and told her there was a man robbed, she would not open the door; I immediately burst open the door, Mrs. Coleman was in bed, I went up stairs with a candle, and found the prisoner Burne laying on the bed with her clothes on; I awoke her, she seemed to be in liquor, but was sober enough at the watch-house; between the sheets and the blanket I found this key, but no appearance of money; she said if I would let her out of the watch-house into the lock-up-room, she would tell me where the money was.</p>
<p>Did you let her out? - Yes.</p>
<p>Then you must not tell me after that what she said? - I found no money at all on her or Mrs. Coleman.</p>
<p>This key was in your jacket pocket? - It was in the pocket underneath the purse where the money was in; it is a little key, I can swear to the key, I am sure it is mine.</p>
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<p>I am a headborough; I went with the last witness to this house, and listened at the window, and I heard the rattling of some guineas; I said break open the door, there is the money; the prisoner Coleman was on the side of the bed, and another woman, a stranger, in the bed; Mrs. Coleman was partly undressed, sitting on the side of the bed, Burne was up stairs, and I saw Gibson bringing her down stairs.</p>
<p>Court to
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<p>Lawson. I was robbed up one pair of stairs, as nigh as I can remember.</p>
<p>I never saw the money, if I was to die to-morrow.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I had some little suspicion; I marked some money the night before this was taken, the next morning six of these shillings were missing, I had the prisoner taken up, and the constable found six shillings upon him.</p>
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<p>The prisoner denied having any of his master's money; but upon my beginning to examine him, he put his hand in his breeches pocket, and threw down the money; there were about three or four shillings, and three half crowns which had no marks at all.</p>
<p>I leave it to my Counsel.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. I have several witnesses.</p>
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<p>I am Surveyor to the Chelsea waterworks Company.</p>
<p>How do you make it appear that these are a Company? - They are a body corporate; they are known by repute, to be the Governor and Co. of the Chelsea waterworks; this lead was lost on the 10th of June, I was sent for and informed the two prisoners were in custody for stealing of lead; I never saw them till I saw them at the Public office. I first saw the lead at St. George's work-house, it had a day or two before been taken off some iron railling that I had surveyed, which was round a bason in
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<p>When you last saw it, was it separated from the railing or not? - It was quite separate from the railing; taken and put in a stable. I believe I saw it the day before; I did not see it on the prisoner; I can safely swear it belongs to the Chelsea water works, it was cut off in a particular manner; there is no particular stamp, I should have known it at York.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman of St. George's, Hanover-square; the corner of Park-street; I stopped the prisoner Delany, at half past four in the morning, on the 10th of June; I perceived him coming from the top of Park-lane, which is a very little distance from where the lead was brought, very near the stables, he had it on his back, he did not perceive me, I let him come up to me, I was standing against a post, then I crossed and met him; I said, my friend, you are heavy loaded; yes, said he; says I, what have you there? he said it was immaterial, it did not signify; says I, it does signify to me, I insist on stopping you; he seemed very much agitated; he said if I would go
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<p>Jury. Is Lilley a house-keeper? - Yes, he is; I asked Lilley to come with me to the watch house, he went then, when I was shewing him down stairs to Delany, and coming to the place where he was generally confined, he drew back, and said you want to lock me up; Delany called me up, I cannot recollect the conversation; but he said before the watch-house keeper, he gave me leave to take a little bit; upon that the watch-house keeper thought fit to lock him up; Mr. Bonniface asked the prisoners how they could do such a thing; and they said it was the first time, and they hoped he would forgive them.</p>
<p>Had you offered them any favour? - No, none, he only said, they must take the course of Justice.</p>
<p>I saw the lead laying on the side of some timber.</p>
<p>I know nothing about it.</p>
<p>- SIMPSON sworn.</p>
<p>I have known him two years and a half, he was of a general good character, particularly so. I have a good character of Delany from his master.</p>
<p>(The lead shewn to the Jury.)</p>
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<p>My husband's name is
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<p>Was that true? - No Sir, not at all; I am very sure they are all my property.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The prosecutrix gave me the things to mend.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I never gave her a stitch to mend out of my own house in my life.</p>
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<p>I know the prisoner, she gave me these things to carry to Mrs. Granier, that was some weeks ago, I carried them to Mrs. Granier.</p>
<p>What did she say to you when she delivered you the bundle to carry? - She told me the gentlewoman's name where I was to carry it to; and desired me not to say who it came from; but if they asked me, to say, it was from a gentleman; I carried the same bundle to Mrs. Granier, and went with Mrs. Granier, to the Grocer's shop door; the prisoner was up stairs; and would not come down when Mrs. Granier came, and the prisoner told Mrs. Granier, that every thing she had had from her, was in the bundle. I am sure of the person.</p>
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<p>I remember the prosecutrix coming to my house, I delivered her a napkin, and two clouts; I had them from the prisoner, two of them she said she had bought, and one was her own; one of the clouts, she said, she had bought, and the napkin from the prosecutrix, and the other was her own; I saw a very handsome gold laced hat band; she picked it to pieces, and returned it to Mrs. Granier.</p>
<p>After I left my place, I was taken to the prosecutrix's house, and she asked me to do some needle work for her, which I did several days, she gave me a bed-gown and shift to mend, which I did, and returned it back by the lad, and gave him three pence to carry it; she immediately came down, and took me to the watch-house.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>The watchman called me up on Wednesday morning, and I saw Roche and Lucar in Lamb's-alley, with the lead on their shoulders; I saw them throw it through a hole into an empty house; I called to my father, and he went and put his hand upon the lead, and I watched the two prisoners, and as they came down the alley back again, we took them; one of the prisoners, Lucar,
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<p>I am father to the former witness; I never quitted the lead till the prisoners came back; I had a pistol with me, and Mr. James came to my assistance, and we took them.</p>
<p>Mr. Peatt. Were not the prisoners at large after they were first apprehended? - They got away by struggling.</p>
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<p>I was called up at four o'clock on the alarm of thieves, I came down directly, and Lucar surrendered himself to me, and the other was taken directly.</p>
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<p>On the 24th of June I went to the office and measured the lead, and found it exactly corresponded; then I took the lead and fitted it to the place, and it fitted exactly; the lead was thirteen feet long.</p>
<p>Jury. Have you any doubt of its being the same lead? - I have no doubt at all but it is the same lead.</p>
<p>(The lead produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>I was going through Spicer-street, and I met Lucar, we were going to work, and going down Lamb-alley Naish came up and took us.</p>
<p>I met Roche in Lamb-alley, and we went to have a pint of beer; and on going along, one of the witnesses came and put a pistol to Roche's head, and took my knife out of my pocket.</p>
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<p>Last Saturday se'nnight I was crying old clothes, and they called me up stairs, and offered these cloaks to me for sale; I offered three shillings and six-pence, and they would not take less than four shillings; I bought two cloaks, and gave them to the officer who took me up.</p>
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<p>I went to the house of the prisoner, and found the red cloak in the bed.</p>
<p>(The two cloaks produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>I belong to a ship, I came ashore and I found these cloaks, with a neck-cloth, tied up in a bundle; I kicked so hard against them, they had like to have thrown me into the kennel.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I don't know the prisoner; on Saturday night last the 4th of July, I lost six iron bars belonging to a copper; they were laid loose, and an iron furnace door hung upon hooks, two tin sauce-pans, a large pail and twig basket, they were in a wash-house, they were there in the day, they were not missed till I saw the prisoner with the things going out.</p>
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<p>I saw her go out of the yard with them at ten o'clock at night, I sat at work in the next room, I pursued her, she turned into a neighbour's house; I went in there, I called the watch, and he took her to the watch-house, she had these things with her, it was rather dark, and she had the pail on one arm, and the basket on the other, they were not covered; we both carried them to the watch-house, we took them afterwards to the Justice; she had a cloak on with another basket with six lobsters; I saw her before she was out of the yard.</p>
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<p>I went out about five with two score of lobsters, and next door to that Gentleman a woman bought them; she told me she could not pay me then, but bid me call as I came back; I was very much in liquor, I thought it was the next house, I threw myself over these things that stood in the passage; the man came and saw me lay, he kicked me and said, you drunken b - h, what business have you here? get up.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I was at this boy's master's house, and he missed a tea-chest, and we ran after the prisoner and caught him about a mile from the house, I was about ten yards from the other young man; the tea-chest was taken from him.</p>
<p>I have a few words to say, I had no victuals in my head; I went into this man's yard to ask for a bit of bread, and this tea-chest was in the yard, and I took it; I did not think any harm.</p>
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<p>I bought the shoes; she struck me in the face.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I am as solid in my firm oath as ever I was of a meal's victuals in my body, in the world, I never struck her.</p>
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<p>The prisoner offered them to me for sale in the cellar, the gentleman at the bar, I did not approve of them; he had one pair of boots, I asked him if he would sell them alone; he said no, all in a lump; I refused them, I had some suspicion that this young man had his stall broke open, and I told him.</p>
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<p>I met this young man with the prisoner; he had the shoes, I took charge of him.</p>
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<p>Court to Coleman. When had you seen these shoes before? - I had them over night, that I am sure of.</p>
<p>Jury. I understood you that your stall was broke open in the night? - Yes, I was there about seven in the evening, and then the things were all there.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>This woman had been two or three times at my house; she spoke to me wishing to have these articles for different people; sometime before the 26th of March, she asked me if I had any dark silk or sattin; I told her yes; she told me she should come such a day, and desired I would send somebody with her to shew the ladies; she asked me if I had any very good silk stockings with game; and asked me to look out half a dozan pair of them; she made choice of a silk damask gown and coat, and a satin gown and coat, and then of another satin gown and coat; on the 26th of April the prisoner came again, and I sent the things in the indictment by my daughter with the prisoner; my daughter is here; I asked her what name, and she said Perry.</p>
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<p>Did you attempt to hold her? - No; I did not know that she was going to take these things away; I never saw the things again, my father found the prisoner, I knew her again the moment I saw her; I had not the least doubt.</p>
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<p>I am a mantua-maker; the prisoner came to my apartments the 24th of March, she asked me if I was a mantua-maker; and on the 6th she came again with this young girl, and brought a silk gown and coat; and two satin gowns and coats; it was about five o'clock, she took them away again.</p>
<p>My Lord, I went to Mr. Spratt's, shoemaker, No. 9, if my memory assists me right, where I lived very retired; I went there in the name of Smith, coming to a long law-suit I had; I lodged at Mr. Anderson's; I went to be retired intirely till I had sold my estate, which is in America, General Wade is my brother; I told them I was a person come from the country; and had ten pounds a year, and would do some needle work; one night at Mr. Spratt's I was met by an elderly gentleman, I had a few sprats in my hand, I was very ill at that time with St. Anthony's fire in my face, that no person who saw me then could know me again; the gentleman came and spoke to me, and said, my dear, will you have a glass of wine? I knocked at the door, I never was at Mr. Spratt's from Easter Saturday till the day I was taken with this gentleman; I sat down on Monday morning and made a little frock, I thought I would go to Mr. Spratt's, and tell him the alteration of my name; I every day attended Mr. Plowden, who was going to sell my estate, and I thought I; might be met with at Mr. Spratt's; I know nothing or the gowns, I was going to Mr. Spratt's, I was never there before; I left this gentleman in the street; he says to me; will you go and drink a glass of wine? I do not drink any wine, Sir, says I; I have no business with you; he followed me; when we got to Long-lane, he took hold of my hand; I have been ill since I have been in Newgate, I have sent to my friends; Sir
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<p>The witnesses called but did not appear.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost a blanket the 2d of June; the prisoner stole it, and the pawnbroker stopped it; I have never seen it since; I saw it on the 1st of June, in the two pair of stairs room, not the room which she lived in;
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; the blanket was brought the 2d of June; I am not positive who it was, the prisoner or no, that brought it; the prosecutrix called last Saturday.</p>
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<p>On the 2d of June I lodged in the same room the prisoner lodged in; she asked me if I would take a walk with her to Drury-lane; I saw nothing about her, and when we got to the lane she said, I am faint, I want something to drink; she says to me, will you be kind enough to step to the door, she shuffled something from under her; I saw her deliver the blanket, and asked a shilling in the name of
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I know nothing of the robbery, nor the witnesses neither; my witnesses nor counsel are not come yet.</p>
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<p>I live at
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<p>I know no further than the coat and waistcoat are mine; I was out at work at the time.</p>
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<p>I was at work in the field, just by the house; I was called, being told there was athief in the house, I went up stairs, and found the prisoner, I saw the bundle the first thing, on the floor.</p>
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<p>I was called by young Holcomb, who said there were thieves in the house; I went up and searched the house, and found the prisoner concealed.</p>
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<p>I only took charge of the prisoner.</p>
<p>(Read by Mr. Shelton, as follows:)</p>
<p>My Lord, and Gentlemen of the Jury,</p>
<p>As I was coming from my work, to go home to breakfast I was overtaken by two young men, whom I knew; as they were going my way, we agreed to go together. but when we came to Mr. Holcomb's house, the young men said they must call for some things; one of them took a key out of his pocket and opened the door, they went in, and desired me to follow them, saying they should not stay a minute; so I went in with them, not thinking any harm, they went up stairs, and I followed them, but soon after we were up stairs, the two young men ran away and several people came up and took me into custody, saying I was going to rob the house. My Lord and Gentlemen, I gave information who the two men were, that took me into the house; I live with my father and mother, and always work hard for my living, and ever bore the character of an honest lad. As that is the truth, and I am totally innocent of the affair, I hope your Lordship and the Gentlemen of the Jury will take
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<p>James Green.</p>
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<p>I have known the prisoner two years, he is a very honest lad, he worked for me the last fortnight.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Did you miss the petticoat on that day? - No, not till the Monday following.</p>
<p>Had you seen it in the shop before the prisoner came? - Yes, I heard of it on the Saturday following; I went to Rosemary Lane, and found it at Mrs. Rose's, a sale-shop; I should know it again, I saw it at the Justices.</p>
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<p>I have the petticoat, I bought it of
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<p>(Produces it.)</p>
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<p>The prisoner came to me last Friday week, and asked me to lend her 4 s. to take the petticoat out of pawn; she brought the duplicate and I took it out for her.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker, I took this petticoat from the prisoner on the 20th of June about eight in the evening. Mrs. Berry brought the duplicate and took it out; the prisoner was in the shop about five minutes, I never saw her before nor afterwards, till I saw her at the Justice's.</p>
<p>I did not steal it, a person gave me the duplicate.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Court. Did you lock your door, when you went out? - Yes, I locked the door of the back parlour, these things were lost from the front parlour; I put the key on a cupboard close by the back parlour door, there is a way from the back parlour to the front parlour; the key was not visible to any person.</p>
<p>Did you see him come out of the parlour? - No, out of the street door, he had a brown apron on. He was taken three hours afterwards, and taken to Justice Wilmot's office, the door was not broke, nor the lock; it was opened with my key; it was in the door when I came back, and the door open, I knew him again directly, his hand was bound up; I observed it when he came out of the house.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. You was alarmed? - Yes, I trembled very much, I could hardly contain myself; I went to Justice Wilmot's, and saw Armstrong and Shakeshaft.</p>
<p>Did not they tell you they would not seek for the prisoners unless they had two guineas? - Yes, one of them did.</p>
<p>How was the man dressed, when he came out of your house? - In a greenish striped great coat very long; he had a brown jacket on when he was taken; the officers sent for me, and said they had got the persons I wanted, and I must come and swear to them.</p>
<p>When you went out you left Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Newman; did you leave any body else? - I don't know.</p>
<p>How does your door open? - By a latch and a brass knob, the cupboard where I put the key, is a good way down the passage.</p>
<p>Are your other lodgers here? - No.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Dobson in Bishopsgate street, I went to Mr. Brookes's on Friday, the 12th June, to ring the bell for my pots, I rung it and turned round and saw Parrott in the parlour, he was standing in the middle of the room, I did not see him do any thing; I went to next door, and he came out with two pint pots in his hand, and gave them to me, they were not mine, and I gave him them again. He stood at the door some time afterwards; I went away, and saw no more, till Mrs. Brookes came and told me the house was robbed; he was dressed in a striped green coat, and his hand bound up.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Do you know Shakeshaft and Armstrong? - Yes, I never spoke to them, till I saw them yesterday, since I saw them at the justices; I know nothing of the reward, they said nothing to me about it till yesterday, and one of them told me I was to come as a witness, and stick to my text; that was before we went to the Grand Jury.</p>
<p>It would be hard for you not to have a share of the 80 l.? - I should not like to have any of it, in such a case.</p>
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<p>I sell milk; I was serving milk, and I saw the two prisoners walking up and down by the gentleman's house on the 12th, and I thought they were going to rob the house; I saw one of them look over the window blind, and I told Mrs. Brooks; and one of them said, I will not go in, d - n my eyes, I shall be took; the other said d - n your b - y eyes, why don't you go in;
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<p>Mr. Garrow. You was within sight of them? - I was.</p>
<p>Was you at the Justice's? - No.</p>
<p>How came you not to go? - I did not know they were taken.</p>
<p>Do you know there is a reward? - No.</p>
<p>When did you see the prisoners last? -
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<p>Court. At the time you saw them you was selling milk? - I was, my pails were at the door.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, to Mrs. Brook. Why did not you go before the Alderman, as you live in the City; and not go to Mr. Wilmot's? - I was advised by somebody, to go to Mr. Wilmot's; a butcher in Bishopsgate street.</p>
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<p>I am a weaver, I was called down from my work, by the alarm of thieves; and the pot-boy and Price came out together, and Price went into the necessary; then I walked back, I stood at my door, and Price thought I was gone in; I saw him come out playing with his apron.</p>
<p>- SHAKESHAFT sworn.</p>
<p>Did you find any th