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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179007070001"/>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 7th of JULY, 1790, and the following Days;
<p>Being the SIXTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honourable
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY E. HODGSON, PROFESSOR OF SHORT-HAND; And Published by Authority.</p>
<p>NUMBER VI. PART IV.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for E. HODGSON (the Proprietor); And Sold by him, at his House, No. 14, White Lion Street, Islington; Sold also by J. WALMSLAY, No. 35, Chancery Lane; S. BLADON, No. 13, Pater-noster Row; and J. MARSOM, No. 183, Holborn, opposite Bloomsbury.</p>
<p>MDCCXC.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179007070002"/>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
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<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>
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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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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179007070003"/>them into the cart myself, at my own door, and two other bales with it, I gave the care of the cart to the carman and my lad; the lad came back, and said the things were taken, in a little better than half past nine; they were packed up a little after.</p>
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<p>I am carman to Mr. Holyland, in Goswell-street; I saw the box put in the cart, I do not know what was in it.</p>
<p>Court to Nash. When had you last seen the goods in the box? - I packed them up myself and saw the box nailed up on the Saturday.</p>
<p>Did you deliver it up to Jessup? - Yes.</p>
<p>Jessup. I was going from Mr. Nash's to the White Hart in the Borough; I missed the box in
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<p>Court. In whose hands did you leave the box? - I put it into a house and sent for Mr. Nash.</p>
<p>Did you leave it any time at the house? - Yes, a little time, and then I took it to Guildhall; and afterwards to Mr. Nash's own house.</p>
<p>Nash. I have had it ever since; it is here now.</p>
<p>Court to Jessup. Which way was the prisoner going? - Into Little Carter-lane.</p>
<p>Did you stop him? - A gentleman stopped him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you take the box off my back? - No, he threw it down.</p>
<p>Jury. Did you see him throw it down? - Yes.</p>
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<p>On Monday se'nnight I was going along St. Paul's Church-yard; I saw the prisoner following the cart; I saw him take out the box opposite the end of Paul's Chain, he pulled it out of the cart, on the ground; two more of his companions helped him up with it; he went down Paul's Chain with it; I did not know but he belonged to the cart; the carman went on about twelve rods, and he missed the box and stopped; I waited till the carman came up and asked what was the matter; he said, he had lost a box; we went after him, and the box was on his shoulder, and he threw it down and ran away; I never lost sight of him.</p>
<p>Court to Nash. Is that box yours? - Yes, it was directed to Mr. Conway, Portsmouth.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was coming along, and two men stopped me, and delivered me up to the people; they were very likely to be the thieves.</p>
<p>Court to Thurgood. Did you lose sight of him? - Not at all.</p>
<p>Where did you take him? - In Salmon-lane.</p>
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<p>I live at Temple-bar; I lost a great coat in
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<p>About nine o'clock, on the 19th of June, I saw the prisoner get up behind Mr. Letch's chaise; he took a great coat out, and gave it to his companion, who ran off with it on the opposite side of the way, to
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I asked the gentleman what he stopped me for; there was a great croud in the street; I never saw the coat.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am
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<p>Court. Could a man get into your house from that scaffold? - No, my lord; he might get the things out with a stick, or any thing of that sort; I saw them on the Saturday following; I found them at a pawn-broker's in the Minories; they were pledged for one pound five shillings; the pawn-broker is here.</p>
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<p>I am son to Mr. Matthews, a pawnbroker, in the Minories. I received these clothes of the prisoner, on Monday, the 21st of June, about noon; I lent him one pound five shillings upon them.</p>
<p>Court. Is that the value of them? - I would not give any more; I am sure he is the man that brought them; he was in the shop about ten minutes.</p>
<p>Mrs. ATKINS sworn.</p>
<p>I saw the things about half an hour before they were missed; it was between ten and eleven; I missed them about half past ten; I had been several times to put them away, and was called out.</p>
<p>(The property produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. The prosecutor said if I would send him five guineas, he would acquit me; I am innocent; there were several other men at work there.</p>
<p>Court to Atkins. Is this true; did you offer to make it up? - I did not, my lord, nothing of the sort; I was informed he would bring a person to prove it: a person came to me, and offered me five guineas; and I refused to do any such thing.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Yesterday week I was standing to see a procession of the Free British Society, at the end of
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<p>I am a ticket-porter. On the 29th of June, I was standing in Red Cross-street: I saw the prisoner go up behind Mr. Pugh, and take his handkerchief out of his pocket; he put it behind his coat; I laid hold of him directly; he threw the handkerchief down, and tried to get away; I picked up the handkerchief myself; he was afterwards committed; Mr. Pugh said the handkerchief belonged to him.</p>
<p>(Produced.)</p>
<p>Mr. Pugh. I believe it to be mine.</p>
<p>Court. How long before had you it in your hand? - About two minutes.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I am innocent of the crime.</p>
<p>GUILTY.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>542.
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<p>Prisoner Highland. Please to examine the witnesses one by one.</p>
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<p>On Friday evening last, between nine and ten o'clock, I was going home out of the city. Just past the end of Plumb-tree-street, Broad St. Giles's, the prisoner Buckle came after me with an intent to pick my pocket; I turned round, and said, it will not do. Just before I got to the end of
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<p>Court. Did Highland follow you? - No; he was standing at the corner of Dyot-street; he struck me directly; I gave him no provocation; there was no conversation between the prisoners; they were not in company together; when Highland struck me, he swore very much; the other made the attempt at my pocket, just at the time; I was not knocked down; I received several blows on my arm; I made a retreat into a coal-shed; and he hallooed, blast him, turn him out; I was secure from him.</p>
<p>Court. Did the other say any thing at the time he struck you? - No.</p>
<p>Mr. Beth. Was not you at the Westminster election? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you see these men there? - No.</p>
<p>You know there was a riot at the Westminster election? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did not you know these people took you for one of the opposite party to them? - I do not know.</p>
<p>Did you know them before? - Yes, I have seen them many times before; and they knew me; I have seen them pick pockets.</p>
<p>They did not pick your pocket? - Buckle attempted it.</p>
<p>This was about the time there was a riot at the election? - Yes, it was.</p>
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<p>I am a constable. Last Friday night Mr. Seagoe came to me, and described the two men to me; I did not find them that night; and I took Highland last Tuesday; and on the Wednesday morning I went to the round-house, and Buckle was there, speaking to Highland; and I detained him.</p>
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<p>I know no more than the last witness.</p>
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<p>Nor I, my lord.</p>
<p>PRISONER BUCKLE's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I am innocent, my lord. I went to see
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<p>PRISONER HIGHLAND's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>On the night this happened, I was drinking with some friends at the Cat, in Newton-street; and I was going on board the Magnificent; and when I was taken to Justice Walker's the officers persuaded the prosecutor to prosecute us for the reward.</p>
<p>Court to Treadway. Did you say any thing about the reward to the prosecutor? - There is none, my lord.</p>
<p>Mr. Beth. Did you say any thing about the reward? - No, there is none; I can tell you the act of parliament for it.</p>
<p>For the prisoner Highland.</p>
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<p>I am a milk-carrier. I am come for Highland. On the night this happened, he was drinking with me and my husband, at the time they say this was done; he was with me from about six, till half past ten, and came home with me: we were at the sign of the Cat, in Newton-street; he was in my company all the time; my husband went into the country the next morning, to Hendon, to make hay.</p>
<p>Court. Who else was there? - I cannot say.</p>
<p>What room were you in? - The taproom.</p>
<p>Did any body else join your company? - No.</p>
<p>Did none of them know the prisoner nor you? - No, not that I know of.</p>
<p>What had you for supper? - I believe we had none.</p>
<p>Is the man who keeps the house, single, or married? - Yes, married.</p>
<p>Who served you with the beer? - Sometimes the boy, and sometimes the servant.</p>
<p>How came you to know it was half past ten? - The watchman went half past ten.</p>
<p>Did you come away before or after? - Just at the time; I came out first; Highland and my husband followed.</p>
<p>What became of your husband and Highland? - He sleeps in my room; he came home with me, and slept at home all that night; I live in Newton-street.</p>
<p>Court to Powell. When did you take Highland? - Last Tuesday night.</p>
<p>Treadway. It was last Tuesday night, my lord; I took him by the collar; and he said, let me go; I said, no, I know you too well.</p>
<p>Harper. I saw him on the Tuesday; it was a very little after nine, if any thing: Powell first seized him; we were all three together.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I live at No. 44, Norton-street, Mary-le-bone: I live with my sister there.</p>
<p>Court. How do you get your livelihood? - I am a married woman.</p>
<p>Does your husband live with you? - He is abroad.</p>
<p>Court. Who is Mr. Noray? - His wife lives at
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<p>At what Justice's? - At Litchfield-street, on last Tuesday morning.</p>
<p>When did you miss them? - On the day before.</p>
<p>Mr. Beth. You say you are married? - Yes.</p>
<p>What is your husband's name? -
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<p>When did he leave you? - About two years ago.</p>
<p>What is the gentleman's name who lived with you last? - I do not live with any body.</p>
<p>Had you any knowledge of the prisoner before she lived with you? - I knew her a twelvemonth.</p>
<p>Is not there a man lives in the house, besides your sister and yourself? - No, not that I know of. I did not want to come here.</p>
<p>What man lived where you lodged last? - There was nobody where I lodged before, but the landlord; his name is Hicks; he lives in Newman-street; I lodged there when the prisoner lived with me.</p>
<p>Do you know Mr.
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<p>Where did you see him last? - I shall not tell you.</p>
<p>Did not you live with him? I believe he is not far off? - I never lived with him; I have an hundred pounds a year allowed me.</p>
<p>Did not you desire Mr. Hicks to employ this girl to take these things, and dispose of them? - No, Sir; they were not taken out of Hicks's house; they were lost from Noray's house.</p>
<p>You know Mr. Noray? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did not you desire Noray to tell this girl to take these things and sell them? - No, Sir: I lived in Norton-street but two days before this robbery; I left Hicks's house last Saturday; she lived with me at Hicks's; I breakfasted at Mrs. Noray's, and then went to my sister's.</p>
<p>How came the prisoner to have the things? - She had the care of them from me.</p>
<p>She was servant to you? - Yes, when I lived at Hicks's.</p>
<p>She was not your servant at the time you entrusted her with these things? - No.</p>
<p>How came you to say she stole them? - They told me if I did not prosecute her, they would prosecute me.</p>
<p>Court. How came these things at Noray's? - I desired her to take them there; I had discharged her before this, and have a receipt to shew for it.</p>
<p>Mr. Beth. How came you to apply to the constable? - I did not; they sent for me.</p>
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<p>I live with my father and mother, No. 5, North-street.</p>
<p>Did your father lose these things to your knowledge? - Yes, Sir: they were missed last Monday, about eight o'clock. The prisoner was at our house: Mrs. Cumberland brought her there to sleep two nights.</p>
<p>Did she stay two nights? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did she leave the house? - No, Sir; she was taken up on the Monday night; she came on the Saturday; I saw her afterwards at the justice's; I saw the things again on the Tuesday, at the justice's in Litchfield-street.</p>
<p>Mr. Beth. Was your mother a lodger? - No, she keeps the house.</p>
<p>What is your father? - A
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<p>Did Mrs. Cumberland ever lodge at your house? - Yes.</p>
<p>How did this girl behave? - Very civil.</p>
<p>Did Mrs. Cumberland send any messages to her? - No, Sir, that I know.</p>
<p>Did any body call on her? - No.</p>
<p>Where were these things? - In the kitchen, in the drawers.</p>
<p>You had no servant of your own? - No, Sir.</p>
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<p>I am a cutler: I lodge at Noray's house. I saw the prisoner go out with the property upon her, about eight, on Monday evening last; I detected her, and brought her back; she was a stranger to me; and she had a large bundle in a checked apron; I took the things from her that belong to Mrs. Noray.</p>
<p>Did she say any thing? - No, my lord:
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<p>Mr. Beth. Did you know Mrs. Cumberland had any goods in this house? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>Might not she have put up these things accidentally with Mrs. Cumberland's? - No, Sir, she could not.</p>
<p>Might not Mrs. Cumberland have lent them to Mrs. Noray? - I cannot say; Mrs. Noray swore to the property.</p>
<p>Did not you peep into the kitchen drawer that morning? - No, Sir, I did not.</p>
<p>Did you hear Noray, or his wife, or any body say, she was desired to take them away? - No; I knew nothing of the girl.</p>
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<p>I am a constable. I was called on Monday evening, to Mrs. Noray's, about nine o'clock: I found a quantity of things, wearing apparel, in the fore kitchen: Mrs. Noray said it was her property; she is not here; the daughter was there; I sorted out Noray's things; they are here; and Mrs. Cumberland's things are here: I searched the prisoner, and found some duplicates; they do not belong to this charge; she was taken to the watch-house, and the next morning to the rotation-office.</p>
<p>Court to
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<interp inst="t17900707-6-person93" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Was you present when the prisoner was brought back by Hartlop? - Yes; I saw her throw the things on the floor; they were left there till the constable came; the constable had them when he came.</p>
<p>(Deposes to the property belonging to Mr. Noray.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness who gave her a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY, (aged 18.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I was going out, and this woman came in; she said, are you going out? I said, yes; she went up stairs; when I came home, I found I was robbed; I had a suspicion of the prisoner, and I went to her room, and did not find her; I came back home; and she afterwards came again to
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<p>I know nothing of the robbery; I only saw the petticoat at the pawn-broker's it was on the 25th of May.</p>
<p>Court to Hart. How did the person get into the room? - By a back window.</p>
<p>Was not that left open? - It was not left up; my wife fastened it when she went out.</p>
<p>Court to Mrs. Hart. Did you fasten the window? - I never leave it open; I always open the door.</p>
<p>Jury. You had not fastened the window? - No, only drawn it down.</p>
<p>Mrs. Hart. I have the petticoat; Justice Blackborough delivered it to me: the pawn-broker is not here; I went to day, and was abused very much.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>Please you, my lord, the petticoat was in pawn at the time she says she lost her's; it is my own.</p>
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<p>I searched the prisoner, and found some duplicates on her, one of a petticoat: this woman, Mrs. Hart, has got it.</p>
<p>(Produced and read.)</p>
<p>"20th of May, 1790. Black petticoat, 1 s."</p>
<p>Court. Here is nobody here to prove that she pawned the petticoat: the pawn-broker ought to have come.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am the wife of
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<interp inst="t17900707-8-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 12th of March, I lost the things in the indictment, out of a three pair of stairs room, where I lodged; I saw them about four in the afternoon; I missed them about seven: I went down stairs, and asked the people below, if they had seen any thing of it? and they said, no; I took no further notice. On the 25th of May, I lost other things; and in searching for them, I found my cloak at the prisoner's apartments; the prisoner told me she took it to pawn for another woman; and afterwards she said she bought it in Rag-fair; it was cut up for a bonnet; I went the next day, the 26th, to her house, and I saw some remnants of silk; she said, that was part of the cloak; I looked at it; and found a place where I had cut it; I took the edging off; it was my own work; and I can swear to it: the prisoner, I understand, was at my house; but I did not see her then; I found nothing else but the cloak.</p>
<p>Jury. There is no other mark but this cut? - No.</p>
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<p>I saw the pieces of the cloak taken out of the prisoner's room.</p>
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<p>I took the prisoner up: I produce the silk.</p>
<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I bought that cloak in Rag-fair, long before she says she lost it.</p>
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<p>Court to prisoner. I would have you take warning; there is great reason to suspect you are no better than you ought to be.</p>
<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>On the 29th of May I was going out to work: I left the prisoner to take care of the house, and the children: I told her I would give her sixpence and some victuals. I came home about eight o'clock in the evening, and found some of my things were gone; my child was at the door at play; and he said he had been with Nelly to sell the things; (enumerates the things); I was very much flurried; and some people sent for me; and I was going along the street, and there was a crowd, and she was looking out of a coach window; I took her, and gave charge of her to the watchman; I came back and searched, and found the remainder of my things were gone: she was taken to the watch-house: I found some of my things again; they are here: she lodged in my house: the things were found at a house in East-smithfield; the person is here.</p>
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<p>I am a broker. (Produces the things); I bought them of the prisoner at the bar: the next day Mrs. Brown came and owned them, and they were taken to Mr. Justice Staples; I gave eighteen-pence for them: the prisoner said they were her own.</p>
<p>Mrs. Brown. These are part of my things.</p>
<p>Harn. I am not able to swear to the prisoner; I never saw her before.</p>
<p>Court. Do you believe her to be the woman? - I believe her to be the woman; she is like the woman: I told the justice I could not positively swear to her: I knew the child again directly I saw it.</p>
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<p>I was at the watch-house. I searched her, and found a small pocket book, and sixteen duplicates in it; I gave them to Mrs. Brown.</p>
<p>Mrs. Brown. They are my duplicates.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman: I took charge of her.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I found these duplicates. I cannot read. The child was playing with them: I did not know who they belonged to.</p>
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<p>I am an officer. On the 26th of May these prisoner were brought to the watch-house with this property upon them; they said a man gave them them to pawn; they said they came from Saltpetre-bank, and had left the man naked in bed: the watchman said they had been fighting, and that was the reason he took them up.</p>
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<p>I am the watchman: I took them up: they were fighting: I took them to the watch-house, and there they said as the constable has nominated.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>A second count, for uttering and publishing as true the said forged acceptance, with the like intention.</p>
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<p>A fourth count, for uttering the same, with intent to defraud
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<p>(The case opened by Mr. Silvester.</p>
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<p>I am porter to Mr. Scott, in
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<p>I conduct the business of Mr. Scott, the wax-chandler. I remember the prisoner coming for the candles; I was in the back parlour when the prisoner came into the shop: my wife brought this bill, and told me to make out a bill of parcels for thirty-six pounds of candles, for Sir
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<interp inst="t17900707-11-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; and this bill was to pay for them; I made out the bill of parcels, and went into the shop, where I found the prisoner; I then asked him if he wanted the change out of the bill? he said, he did; I then looking at the bill, asked him if it was Mr. Hankey, the banker? he said, it was; I went close to him with the bill; I then asked him how long it had to run? he said, it was due yesterday; I then observed to him that there were several indorsers on the back of the bill, but the last was Mr. Conran, of Berkley-square; I then asked him if he received that bill from Mr. Conran, of Berkley-square, and knew him? he said, he knew him very well, and received it from him, otherwise he should not have offered it to me; I said, then, Sir, you will indorse it; he replied, certainly, I can have no objection; upon which I saw him write on the back of it the name of
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. Has the bill been in your possession ever since? - It has not.</p>
<p>Did you mark it? - I marked it before I parted with it: I am sure it is the same bill.</p>
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<p>I am clerk in Messrs. Hankeys house: the partners are
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<p>Look at that acceptance? - It is none of our acceptance.</p>
<p>Does such a man as
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<p>Court. You have clerks that accept as well as partners? - They do sometimes, but very seldom.</p>
<p>Can you undertake to say that that is not the acceptance of any of the clerks? - No, Sir, none of them; we have no such firm as
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<p>Mr. Garrow. You do not know any other house in London of the name of Hankey? - I do not.</p>
<p>(The note-read.)</p>
<p>"No. 25. 10 l. 10 s. Richmond, Surry,</p>
<p>"22d of April, 90. Fourteen days after</p>
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<p>"or order, the sum of 10 l. 10 s. value</p>
<p>"received as advised.
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<p>"Messrs. Hankeys, bankers, London, accepted</p>
<p>"for Self and Co. Joseph Chaplain</p>
<p>"Hankey."</p>
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<p>I know Mr. Conran of Berkley-square; I know his writing.</p>
<p>Look at that bill, G. B. Conran at the back? - This is not his hand-writing; it is not like the writing he puts to his drafts.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Perhaps he writes, as many persons do, in a different character when he draws, to what he does in common? - Very generally the same.</p>
<p>Do you say this is not his hand-writing, or that it is not like his drawing? - It is not like his manner of drawing.</p>
<p>Jury. Did you ever see his hand-writing on any other occasion than his drawing drafts on your house? - No; I do not know I have.</p>
<p>Court. Have you ever seen him write? - No other than writing the checks that he draws on the house.</p>
<p>Then you never saw him write at all? - No other than I have seen him write his name to a draft.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I must acknowledge the paying the note; I did not know it was a forged one at all; it was given to me by my master, Mr. Kelsey, whom I lived with some time, to go and get this order; I went there; he told me, if I was asked to indorse it, to put on it the name of
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<p>The prisoner called fifteen respectable witnesses, who all gave him a very good character, but most of whom had known him within the last year.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I live in Kensington. I am a builder. On the 4th of March I lost four hundred pounds weight of lead from some carcases of houses, in Manchester-square; it was fixed to the houses; it was the middle gutters: information was brought me about the robbery, on the night of the 4th; I found a lad in custody at the watch-house; I saw the lead the next day morning, in the watch-house, and the prisoner was there; it was in the watchman's possession, and I believe he has had it ever since: the lead was compared, and matched exactly: there was no other circumstance but the matching; it fitted exactly: there was only this piece of lead at the watch-house; the other was removed ready.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. Did you go with the people to sell this lead to this woman after it was stolen? - No.</p>
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<p>I was the constable. On the 4th of last March, between nine and ten at night, I was at the Red-lion, and received information of the robbery; and I went and apprehended Merchant in Mr. Adams's house: he was in custody: I went and took Mrs. Cross into custody: I found this lead at Mrs. Cross's; there were Mr. Williams, Mr. Gale, and Mr. Cheeseman present.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. What time did you send him to Cross's with the lead? - He went himself.</p>
<p>Why, do you mean to say he went without your consent? - By my consent as well as the rest.</p>
<p>Was not he sent to Cross's in order to lay a trap, and to induce them to buy this, in order to prosecute them? - I beg your pardon; it is wrong; the lead had been already stolen, but not moved from the premises: I never gave him any consent.</p>
<p>Did you refuse the consent? - No, Sir, I did not: I believe there were half a dozen went with him.</p>
<p>How long did you allow him to lay the trap before you went down to spring on the game? - I really do not understand your cramp words; I believe it might be half an hour: nobody went in with him: I suppose it might be five minutes before I went in.</p>
<p>How much was given to this boy to go and sell it there? - Not a farthing to my knowledge.</p>
<p>How much was promised him if he would go and sell it, as a trap for somebody? - Nothing to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Was Mrs. Cross's husband there? - I did not see him.</p>
<p>Court. What time in the morning was it that you went to take the prisoner? - about a quarter after five in the morning.</p>
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<p>I am a plaisterer. On the 4th of March last I was at Mrs. Cross's door, I saw
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<p>Mr. Garrow. She is a married woman? - I believe so.</p>
<p>Was you at this publick-house with the last honest man and the boy? - The boy never was at a publick-house at all; he was at the watch-house.</p>
<p>Whose scheme was it to give the boy the lead to carry to Mrs. Cross? - We gave it him to carry: I believe one Mr. Foster, an iron-monger.</p>
<p>Was it agreed among you all that the boy should take the lead from the place where he left it, and carry it to the prisoner to sell? - I cannot tell whether it was agreed; it was not by me: I did not hear what passed; but I heard Mr. Foster ask him whether he thought Mrs. Cross would buy the lead; and upon that the boy was sent to the prisoner.</p>
<p>Court. Gentlemen of the jury, originally the lead was stolen, therefore the person who stole it might be convicted of felony; but the lead actually gets to the possession of the right owner; then there is a scheme, in which this prosecutor is a party, that the lead should be carried to this woman to sell; the lead did not come to her in the character of stolen goods: you must acquit the prisoner: as to her morality, I can say nothing at all to that.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I was sent for after the prisoner was taken; and I went into the kitchen, and found some tools laying in an unfinished house in Finsbury-street; it was about eight at night: I found a plow, a stock, and bit, an adze, and a dove tail saw; I took them into the one pair of stairs floor; I left them there till the 20th in the morning; I took the things to the prosecutor, who was working in the two pair of stairs: I had the care of the building; I was sent for: I know nothing of the prisoner: the prosecutor has had the things ever since.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I left the things in the two pair of stairs: the doors were not fastened; but there was a fence seven feet high, which the prisoner must get over.</p>
<p>(The things deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I live hard by this street; and a neighbour informed me of the prisoner about seven on the 19th; I walked about for three quarters of an hour, and the prisoner stood in one posture all the time; then I walked round; and about eight I saw him get over a place seven feet high; I went to see if I could see him; and I gave an alarm; then I had assistance; I gave the alarm to Mr. Porter; and the prisoner broke out of an area, and Mr. Porter caught him; I did not see him come out; I never saw the prisoner before: I can swear he was the man that got over the pales.</p>
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<p>I heard the alarm; and I stood in the front, and heard some board crack; which I was apprehensive then he was coming out; I attempted to take him; he broke away, and another person took him: I am sure he is the same person: nothing was found upon him.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>(Produces the things.)</p>
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<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
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<p>(The witnesses examined separate.)</p>
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<p>I live in
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<p>Where did you live in June last? - In Mark-lane.</p>
<p>With whom? - Mr. Thornton.</p>
<p>Who did you live with on the 15th of June last? - (No answer.)</p>
<p>Why do not you answer the question, woman; who did you live with on the 15th of June last? - I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Did you ever rent a house in your life? - No, Sir; I rented a room at Mr. Murphy's, in Blue Anchor-court.</p>
<p>Did Murphy live in the house? - She did not live in my house.</p>
<p>Did she live in any other part of that house? - No.</p>
<p>Where did she live? - She lived in the top of the court.</p>
<p>What part of the house was your room in: how many rooms did the house consist of? - Only one.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoners Counsel. How long had Mrs. Murphy had you out of service? - I had been out of place about a fortnight.</p>
<p>She received the money you got, and
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<p>Court. Did you pay her any thing else in the course of the week? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>How many houses were there consisting of one room each only? - It was not only one room.</p>
<p>Who rented the other? - There was no other room in my part, but my room.</p>
<p>How many rooms were there in the whole? - It was only one.</p>
<p>Had you a bed in that room? - Yes.</p>
<p>Had you one door or two? - Two doors: there was an entry: my room was on the right hand side, one pair of stairs.</p>
<p>Court to Jury. Gentlemen, you are trying these two prisoners for their lives; the consequence of which is, that if they are convicted there will be eighty pounds reward: I cannot make out that she has any thing like a dwelling-house.</p>
<p>Did you lose any thing? - I lost a pair of stays.</p>
<p>When? - The 15th of last month, which was Tuesday last.</p>
<p>Where were they taken from? - Out of my room, off the tea table; between eleven and twelve in the night.</p>
<p>How do you know they were taken at that time? - Because I went to light my candle.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Here is her own information; she says she rents a room of Mrs. Murphy, in Blue Anchor-yard.</p>
<p>Court. Had you been abed before that time? - No.</p>
<p>What time did you come into that house: where had you been? - To see my friends: my stays were on the table: I was back by ten.</p>
<p>Where were you from ten till eleven? - I sat at the front door, out in the street, at Mrs. Murphy's, at the green stall; that was not in the court.</p>
<p>Who took your stays away? - I cannot tell who it was; I did not see them; I have seen the stays since; I swore to them at the justice's.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. You have been one of Mrs. Murphy's girls about three weeks? - Yes.</p>
<p>How long have you been acquainted with Mr. Dawson, the thief-taker? - I did not know any thing of him; but I tried some how or other.</p>
<p>When did Dawson tell you to swear that you rented a house? - He did not tell me to swear it.</p>
<p>Who told you? - Nobody.</p>
<p>Who told you there would be eighty pounds to be divided among you, if you hanged these girls? - Nobody.</p>
<p>These girls lived near you? - Yes, in the same court.</p>
<p>Who was the man that had been in the room with you that evening, that stole the three shillings and six-pence? - There was no man stole three shillings and six-pence.</p>
<p>Did you never say that a man had lain with you that night, who had robbed you of three shillings and six-pence? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>Did you, or did you not? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>You never said so to any body? - No.</p>
<p>One of these girls was standing with you at the door, when you left your stays on the table? - Yes,
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<p>I took the two prisoners into custody, on the 15th, in the morning. I went to Mr. Moses, one of the witnesses on the back of the bill; he produced a pair of stays; that is all I know.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Who advised this indictment for burglary? - They were committed for burglary.</p>
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<p>On the 15th of last month, two women came to my house, and asked me to buy a pair of stays; that was the two prisoners; I bought them the next morning, between ten and eleven. The prisoner Walker brought them, and sold them to me; I kept them at home; and the next day I
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<p>Mr. Garrow. What did you give for them? - Five shillings.</p>
<p>What business are you in? - I deal in clothes.</p>
<p>How often have you been here? - Once.</p>
<p>Was it at the bar, or where you are now? - I was accused of a thing; and I was honourably acquitted.</p>
<p>(The stays deposed to by the prosecutrix.)</p>
<p>They cost me twenty-five shillings about a fortnight before.</p>
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<p>I let a room to
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<p>Mr. Garrow. How many girls have you now, Mrs. Murphy? - There is no girl in the court, only two, I have twelve tenements.</p>
<p>Where was this girl a month before? - She came to my house, and said she was going to place.</p>
<p>
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<p>I was sick in bed; and I heard the girl bring in a young woman, and locked her in; then she said, d - n her bl - d, the coast was clear; then I heard no more till they came to bed; then she said, did you knock the staple in fast? and she said, yes.</p>
<p>Court. Who did you hear say this? - It was
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<p>Prisoners. We have nothing to say.</p>
<p>The prisoner Walker called five witnesses, and the prisoner Lout called one witness, to her character.</p>
<p>BOTH
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a constable. I apprehended the prisoner; he was promised forgiveness, to discover the watch. I went with him to Mr. White's garden gate; and behind that gate, under some straw, he took up the watch, and gave it to me; the prosecutor owned it; the prisoner said nothing more, only begged for forgiveness.</p>
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<p>The watch was seen laying at top of the tub, by a man in the yard; I found it there, and I took and put it into that place where it was found.</p>
<p>GUILTY, 39 s.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
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<p>My husband is a publican, the corner of Bolsover-street. I knew
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<p>Prisoner's Counsel. Was she of age? - She was a great deal older than I am; and I dare say I am of age.</p>
<p>- GREVILLE sworn.</p>
<p>I was deputy parish clerk at St. George's, Hanover-square: I dare say I was present; I do not remember the man; I produce the register; and there is the entry of the marriage.</p>
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<p>You had the misfortune to be married to this man? - I had.</p>
<p>How long had he courted you? - Near seven months; I lived in the same family; he represented himself to be a single man; in the course of six or seven weeks after marriage, I discovered that he had another wife; she came to me.</p>
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<p>I am parish clerk of St. George's, Bloomsbury: I have my register; I have the entry of the marriage between the prisoner Batters and Mrs. Jemmitt.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Most of these things were belonging to me; and were stolen from
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<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I left my tools at work in the parlour; I
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<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I am a watchman. About five minutes after two, in the morning, the prisoner came by with these tools: we stopped him, and asked him where he got them? he said he got them at Brompton-row; we took him to the watch-house with the tools; I am sure these are the same tools.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I found the tools.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman: I was with the other man; and what he has said, is very true.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost four silver tea-spoons from my lodgings, on the 25th of June, about four o'clock; I saw them at the pawn-broker's. The prisoner came to my lodgings to see a person whom I had taken out of distress; he was there an hour and a half; he went away about five; I saw him about six the same day, at the pawn-broker's.</p>
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<p>I produce two tea-spoons which I received from the prisoner; I knew him before; he pawned them for five shillings, and redeemed a neckcloth; he was there when the prosecutrix came in.</p>
<p>(The spoons produced.)</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I cannot swear to the mark of them; I never took so much notice of them.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>Miss Jackson gave me leave to pawn them, to get out a cloak.</p>
<p>Jackson. It may be so.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost a copper from my door, in
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<p>I was in the compting-house behind the shop. I saw the prisoner stoop, and take something; I could not see what it was; I went after him, and took him with the copper, and brought him back.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have nothing to say.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>559.
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<p>I lost the things in the indictment, from
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I bought the hat in Holborn, of a Jew, and gave three shillings and six-pence for it, one the Wednesday following.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Blewitt. On the 24th of May, my master and mistress dined out; and I put the great coat in the carriage, about four, on Monday or Tuesday; I missed the great coat when the carriage came up to the door; I saw the great coat on the Saturday following, at the Justice's; I had had it about three months before I lost it; it is here.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I am going on sixteen. The prisoner came on the 26th of May, in the evening, to my master's shop, who is a pawn-broker, to pledge a great coat; I took it up; I said, this is a box coat; he said, no, it is not a box coat; but I have a damned good box coat at home; I am sure he is the man that pledged the coat; I saw the prisoner again on Saturday, in custody.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I found the great coat in the Mews, by the stable door; and finding no owner, I pledged it.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Morrett, of Rose-street, Covent-garden, a pawn-broker. The prisoner came to me on Saturday last, and asked a guinea and an half on the watch; I lent her twenty-two shillings on it; she pawned it in the name of
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<p>I am wife of
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<p>The prisoner called on me at half after eleven; she asked if my mistress was at home; and asked for a comb; I did not miss the watch till ten at night; and nobody had been in the room but her.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I have been six years in London; and lived four years and a half with this gentlewoman she never missed the value of a pocket handkerchief: I went to the house, and found nobody at home and going out, a few yards from the door, found a watch wrapped in a piece of paper; I brought it out into the stable-yard, and found no owner; I pawned it in the evening. The prosecutor keeps bads hours, and uses bad language, and owes me a spite.</p>
<p>Court to
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<interp inst="t17900707-24-person262" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . She did work for you? - Yes; I always thought her honest before.</p>
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<p>Court. Let her be
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a labouring man. Three weeks ago, I was going to my labour between four and five, and I met the three prisoners in Mr. Welling's field, about two hundred yards farther than her house: they were going to where the goods lay, in a ditch: there was three bonnets, a boy's hat, a tea-chest, a bird cage, and a canary in it: they were coming across a field where there was no road. I went to my master's yard, and met Mr. Croker; and I followed the prisoners out of Mr. Welling's yard: I saw them all in the ditch, and come out of the ditch; and I went with Croker, and we met them in the same field where the goods were; and Croker drew his cutlass; and Wall threw away the tea-chest, and I ran after him, and took him.</p>
<p>Court. Was Wall walking or talking with the rest? - He was about two yards from the other two: I saw Croker stop the other two.
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<p>Prisoner Wall. Last Monday three weeks we met Welling.</p>
<p>PRISONER WELLING's and MILLINGTON's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>We found these things in a ditch.</p>
<p>ALL THREE
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost my watch; I wound it up at my own house in
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<p>I am wife to the last witness; I missed the watch about ten at night; I went to make the bed, and it was not on the post; I never saw it since.</p>
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<p>I searched the prisoner at the office, on Wednesday, I found the duplicate of a watch in the waistband of his breeches, sewed up close to the button holes.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; I produce a watch which I took in pawn by a person the name of
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<p>Prosecutor. Mine was a silver watch and single case, two keys: this is mine; I swear to it. The prisoner had not left the house. On the enquiries about the watch; he said he had bought the duplicate of a Mr. Young. The prisoner deserves a good character from me.</p>
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<p>I live in Houndsditch; I have a spoon the prisoner offered to sell on the 10th of June, and I stopped him.</p>
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<p>I live with Lady Mostyn; I have the care of the spoons; I believe this to be her's, there is no mark on it; I missed it on the 9th of June.</p>
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<p>I took charge of the prisoner; I found another spoon in his pocket.</p>
<p>Prosser. This is like the other; I believe it to be Lady Mostyn's.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I found the spoons; I have no witnesses.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Keys, Prisoner's Counsel. How long had the prisoner lived with you? - From February 1789.</p>
<p>Was not the prisoner entrusted to sell books? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did not the prisoner say he meant to pay you? - No.</p>
<p>Is not it customary for booksellers to return books? - Sometimes it is.</p>
<p>Are not Mr. Robinson and you intimate? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I am a bookseller; on the 16th of June, I sent my boy to buy two books at Mr. Evans's, and he brought them to me; the books are called</p>
<p>"Rymer's Treatise on the Scrophula;" I sent him again for two others, called</p>
<p>"Rymer on Indigestion;" about two minutes after the boy came back and the prisoner brought one; and said, he could find but one, and hoped that would do; the price was three shillings and five-pence. The boy gave him four shillings? he said, he had no change; I gave him the change, and he took three shillings and five-pence.</p>
<p>Mr. Keys. You are a near neighbour of Mr. Evans's? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I live with Mr. Robinson; I went for two</p>
<p>"Rymer on Scrophula" to Mr. Evans's; I got them of the prisoner, I paid him two shillings and three-pence; I took them to my master, and afterwards I went for two</p>
<p>"Rymer on Indigestion;" the prisoner told me he could not find any, and I went away; and a few minutes after the prisoner brought one; and said, he hoped Mr. Robinson could make shift with that, for he could find no other; I paid him three shillings and five-pence.</p>
<p>Mr. Keys. You went twice? - Yes.</p>
<p>Was any body there besides the prisoner? - No.</p>
<p>He did not look it out, but he called to a person to know where it was? - Yes, in my hearing he called to Mr. West.</p>
<p>Court to Evans. What time did you come home? - In the evening; but I did not mention it for private reasons, till the Monday following.</p>
<p>The PRISONER read his DEFENCE.</p>
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<p>Mr. Keys. My lord, I submit this not a felony; it can be only a breach of trust.</p>
<p>Court. Certainly, it cannot; the prisoner must be</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost some lead this morning, about eighteen pounds; I can only prove the property; it is a weight belonging to my dial; I saw it at nine o'clock this morning, it appears to be cut off.</p>
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<p>I went to Mr. Mayo's to order a pint of beer between nine and ten this morning; I went in doors and informed Mrs. Mayo, and she looked into the clock case, and they saw it; and they did not offer to run away.</p>
<p>Court to Bower. Was it found under the bench? - It was; but it was at top first, and they shifted it.</p>
<p>Jury to Bower. Did you see the prisoner shift it from one place to another? - I saw it shifted from one man to another; I saw it upon the bench, and then I saw it under the bench; I saw the prisoner take it from the dial and hand it over to the other; that was when I was looking through the window; but whether it fell off the bench or no, I cannot say.</p>
<p>Court to Prosecutor. Did you ever see the prisoners before? - No.</p>
<p>Court to Bower. Did they offer to go away when they took the lead? - No.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am an officer of the Customs, on the 22d of June last, on Tuesday, the prisoner had been delivering ten bales of silk; when the prisoner came on board the vessel, I saw all the packages of mohair yarn safe and sound; he went into the hold, and when he came out we stopped him; he had petticoat trowsers on, and we took out a head of yarn from his trowsers right-hand pocket, and we gave him into custody; there was six ounces and a half of it, my partner gave it to me, and I gave it to the constable.</p>
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<p>I am a tide-waiter at the Customs; the prisoner was not in any employ at that time; he came out of the hold, and when he came to the top of the ladder, I overhauled him, and pulled this out of his right-hand trowsers pocket; the mohair belonged to his majesty; while we were in possession of it, I delivered it to my partner,
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<p>Court to Wright. Can you say from the appearance, that it came from below? - I believe it was the same.</p>
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<p>I am the constable; I apprehended the prisoner; and Hack gave me this, which I have had ever since.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was employed by the goldsmith's company to clear this hoy of the contents, and I picked up this skain and was carrying it up when the gentleman stopped me.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a
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<p>I am a constable; I was attending the fire on the 16th of May, between twelve and one on the Sunday morning; about one in the morning I detected the prisoner going off with this property under his arm, there were a number of houses on fire, and the prosecutor's house was on fire; I suppose he was between twenty and thirty yards from the fire when I stopped him; he carried it under his arm.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>I asked him where he was going with it; he gave me no answer; but threw it into my arms, and made through the mob, as fast as he could: I caught the bundle: I lost sight of him, though I struck him several times on the head with my stick; he was taken on the 7th of June by Lucy; I saw him in custody: Lucy delivered him to me; I left the bundle at a grocer's shop, and went for it in two or three days; I know it is the same, by being torn: I left it afterwards at the White Bear, Barbican, a day, or two, till I could find out a proper owner for it; I got the same bundle again from there, and Mr. Gilding owned it.</p>
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<p>I apprehended the prisoner on the 7th of June.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is part of a bed in our house, of our furniture; on the night of the fire it was all compleat, and part was missing afterwards.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Newman has seen me several times since.</p>
<p>Newman. I deny it.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. Were there more persons near you than one? - I cannot say; I did not see; there might be; but I was not aware that there were others; there were a variety of passengers passing.</p>
<p>If I understand you right the first alarm you had was from somebody calling out to you? - It was from the coach.</p>
<p>So that it was not done very privately? - I do not know; it was noon day.</p>
<p>Is the handkerchief here? - I have brought a handkerchief, which may be the handkerchief, but I cannot swear it is the handkerchief; but this I can swear, that it is one of the number; for I was not aware that it was necessary to return the particular handkerchief, as thinking I had preserved the mark and number, necessary to ascertain it; when I came home I threw it among the dirty linen; and all those that were bought at that period were all marked with the same number of fourteen; being handkerchiefs of a certain number, therefore I cannot swear that it is the same; but I swear it is one of the same sort.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Earl, of Hanover-square. I cannot swear to the prisoner. On the 2d of June I was behind the carriage, and I saw Mr. Crespigny walking, and I saw a young man take a handkerchief out of his pocket; I immediately called out to the gentleman that he had lost his handkerchief, and I pointed out the young man that had got it; the young man ran off on my calling out; and I saw Mr. Crespigny pursue him up Gate-street: I did not see him taken.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. You saw distinctly some young men picking Mr. Crespigny's pocket? - Yes.</p>
<p>So that it was not a private transaction? - No.</p>
<p>Which of the men it was you know not? - No.</p>
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<p>I was up two pair of stairs, and I heard the cry of stop thief; and I saw a young man running, and chuck a handkerchief into a house; I am not rightly sure to the young man: it was a red and white handkerchief, to the best of my knowledge; I do not know whether it was a silk one or no; but I believe it was a silk one; I think I saw Mr. Crespigny pick it up himself:
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<p>Mr. Garrow. You was up two pair of stairs, on the other side of the way? - Yes.</p>
<p>You do not know the man at all? - No, I cannot swear to him: it was a great deal of red, and a little white.</p>
<p>A very bright red? - Not so very bright.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
<p>The prisoner called seven witnesses, who all gave him a very good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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