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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200001"/>THE TRIALS AT LARGE OF THE CAPITAL and other CONVICTS, 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 20th of JULY, 1791, 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 him, at his House, No. 14, White Lion Street, Islington; Sold also by J. WALMSLAY, No. 35, Chancery Lane; and S. BLADON, No. 13, Pater-noster Row.</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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<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>You have no doubt? - Oh, none; I swear to him both by his face and his coat: I wish I had any doubt, I should be glad to save the lives of two fellow creatures; they had their hats on, round hats; these two men were quite near my chaise, the other man I could not positively swear to; I did not see them till I saw them at the Justice's the Tuesday following: I believe this was on the Tuesday before. I never recovered any of my property.</p>
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<p>I am an officer belonging to East Smithfield, I apprehended the two prisoners on the 25th of June together in bed, in Swan-alley, East Smithfield; I found nothing on them.</p>
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<p>I apprehended the prisoners together with Dawson, I had an information of them.</p>
<p>I was going to East Smithfield, and Dawson detained us, and gave us a great deal of trouble, and Dawson extortioned upon us, after Sir
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<p>I can only say the same; Dawson took me on suspicion.</p>
<p>Dawson. My Lord, it is very true that a little while ago I did take them to Bow-street in consequence of an information; Sir Sampson referred them to East Smithfield to be discharged. I am upon my oath, and I declare I never had a guinea or a shilling; for every thing I had in my I life returned them every thing, that I had a suspicion was stolen.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p>
<p>Mr. Mazzinghi. My Lord, after I have fulfilled that duty which I owe to the laws of my country, permit me most humbly to recommend the prisoners to his Majesty's mercy; and indeed, my Lord, their treatment, in some measure, merits it, and I should be very sorry to see the lives of two fellow-creatures taken for an assault, where no personal injury is done, and I hope the Jury will join me.</p>
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<p>Court. The crime is very bad in itself, but to be sure there are degrees in it, and it is not so bad when those people use no violence, and behave with civility, it is not so bad a thing as when they beat people and hurt them.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Knowlys, Prisoner's Counsel. Did you say before the Alderman that you was sure he was the person? - No; I said to the best of my knowledge.</p>
<p>Was he taken the same day? - No, the day after; I am sure he is the man, I mean to swear positively to him; I never took an oath before, therefore saying to the best of my knowledge, was because I did not know that it made any difference; I never had a doubt of his being the man.</p>
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<p>Mr. Knowlys. It was nine o'clock when you sent this boy away? - I cannot speak to a minute, I speak now within ten minutes.</p>
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<p>I am a coachman; this boy called me with a bundle upon his shoulder, ordered me to turn about; I followed him to Mr. Simpson's, in St. Paul's Church-yard; a man came up to me, and stuttering, asked me the way to Temple-bar; the prisoner came on the opposite side, and said the boy is coming, and took the property out of the coach; I pursued him, and took them upon him; the goods were wrapped up in woollen cloths. The goods were put in by a man and the boy; the prisoner is the man, he said the boy is coming; I took the property from him, he was about seven or eight yards from the coach; I called after him, he stopped; I took the things from him, and put them into the coach, I pulled up both my glasses; another chap comes and orders me to open my door; I did so: he said, I hope you have not lost the property, it is of great value; I said no: I got upon my box, and drove him to Shoe-lane; then he ordered me to Stone-cutter-street; he pulled the string, I stopped; he got out of the coach, and he gave me a shilling; it came into my head he was not the owner, I followed him to Bear-alley; then the prisoner came up, and rescued the other man, and knocked me down; I got assistance, and he was secured, he was put into the New Counter, he was examined next day; he is the man that knocked me down, he had not them clothes on.</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. The man at the bar is the man who put in the goods? - I cannot say positively.</p>
<p>You have told us it was dark? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you never make any enquiry about a reward? - No, I never did.</p>
<p>Is this answer as true as every thing else you have said? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I am a constable, I took charge of the prisoner.</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. Do you know the last witness? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did he ever ask you if there was any reward? - Yes.</p>
<p>What did you tell him? - I told him to apply to the Court.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave my defence to my Counsel.</p>
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<p>I received these feathers of Joceylin, they were sealed at Guildhall; I have had them ever since.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am the father of the last witness. I know nothing of the matter, but what the boy told me; he was taking the bundle from before nine o'clock on Saturday, the 8th of June; it was clean linen; he returned about ten the same evening, without the property; I asked him if he should know the man who robbed him? he said yes; he gave a very minute description of the man; and I immediately suspected him, as I had known him before; I asked him how he could do such a thing; he said he was not the man; I then apprehended him.</p>
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<p>It is very odd; I have been at his father's house four months; I was at Bow-fair from five till eleven at night.</p>
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<p>I am a bricklayer's labourer. From eight o'clock, till half past ten, I was with the prisoner at Bow-fair; I never left him during the time; we were in a public house; I believe it is the King's Arms; the first house on the left hand; the front room; there were many other people there; I drank along with that gentleman at the bar; and nobody else; I met him in the same house; I know but little of him, only being a neighbour; I live in Gravel-lane; it was of a Saturday, in Whitsun week; I cannot tell what day of the month; I was there on Saturday, and no other day. That gentleman's father found me, and summoned me up; his father is a carpenter; I lived near St. Thomas's Hospital; I have changed my habitation lately; I do not know the prisoner's occupation.</p>
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<p>I took the prisoner four or five weeks ago; I found a knee-buckle upon him; I took him in St. Martin's-lane, at Mr. Collet's; he was undoing his knee of his breeches, and was taking out the knee-buckle; he clasped it in his hand; no more of the property has been found.</p>
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<p>The prisoner lodged with me; I said I did not choose to take him without a character; he said that his lodgings were over Black-friar's-bridge; he gave me six-pence earnest. On Monday night I told him there was a young man slept with him, and he said he was glad of it; and he went out early in, the morning, and never came to lodge again.</p>
<p>Court to Taylor. Look at that knee-buckle; do you know it? - The knee-buckle I lost was very much like that; it had no particular mark on it.</p>
<p>When I came to bed about eleven at night (this young man went to bed about nine, or a quarter after) this gentlewoman says to me, you have got a bed-fellow with you; the door was wide open, and I saw no property at all, nor the next morning; and I went to work; there were other lodgers in the house; they might go out at any time of the night they thought proper.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. Mine were all honest lodgers.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Court. Now, before that, did you tell him it was better to confess? - I told him it was better to confess.</p>
<p>Court. Then say nothing about that.</p>
<p>Maits. I have got six pounds, thirteen shillings, and four-pence farthing, which the prisoner delivered up to me again.</p>
<p>When was Bibball taken? - The same day; they were both taken together; I told Bibball it was better to confess; I got the halfpence from Bibball, and four pounds, eight shillings, and nine-pence, from Clark, and one guinea in gold, the same day, between twelve and one; I can swear to the silver three-pence, which is in court; and a pen-knife in the drawer, I can swear to.</p>
<p>Which of the prisoners brought the three-pence to you? - I had the three-pence and the knife both from Clark; this knife I can swear to; I gave them to the constable.</p>
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<p>I am the constable. I received these things at eight in the morning; I found this money in a hay-stack belonging to one Mr. Tuck; the prisoner Clark went and shewed me; I apprehended Bibball; I found nothing upon him, nor by his direction, only Clark; I have kept it ever since; it is the same money and knife.</p>
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<p>I am wife of the prosecutor. I went to bed between eleven and twelve; I desired Bibball to fasten the back door, and put a man out of it; I went to lock the cellar, and to fasten the door; and when I came up, I never saw him afterwards.</p>
<p>Was the man put out? - Yes; he put him out himself; when I came up, I went and fastened all the doors; I locked the shop door on the spring lock and bolt; the key was lost; there is one bolt at top and one at bottom; there were two bolts; I am sure I fastened both bolts; I did not
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<p>I was up about two in the morning; I am a cow-man; I was putting on my shoes, I carried them down in my hand for fear of waking the child; I lodged next door to the shop, and I found the door of the shop open: I called twice, and nobody answered.</p>
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<p>I was coming home from work across the fields, and I saw
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<p>I am an officer; Maits came to my house, I took charge of Clark; this money came out of the field under a piece of turf in a ditch, about four hundred yards from the prosecutor's house.</p>
<p>Court to Franklin. Did you see the place where the money was found? - Yes, Bibball told me where the money was, and I went with a constable about it; he said it was in the ditch under a turf.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all of the affair; they made me fuddled, I do not know what they said.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>- SIMMONS sworn.</p>
<p>On Saturday evening, the 16th of July, the prisoner at the bar came to our shop, and asked for some muslin; I shewed her some; there was another woman who had come in about ten minutes before, and said she must be served immediately, or could not stay, who asked for the same kind; it was rather dark, and the prisoner asked for a light; I said she had better take it to the door to look at it, as I had no person to get a light, for a friend of mine came in at the time, and being rather embarrassed with the two customers, and suspecting them, I asked him to attend on the prisoner, while I attended on the other; I went again to the prisoner, and she had fixed on some muslin, and asked the price; I asked her eight shillings and six-pence; she said she wanted two yards, and would give me eight shillings; just at that moment my master Mr. Hinckesman came, and I told the prisoner to go to him, and he would cut it off for her; I then counted my muslins, and found one piece gone, and told the other person to write on a piece of paper, and take it to Mr. Hinckesman, that I suspected the prisoner had taken a piece of muslin; he let her go out, and I followed her, and brought her back into the shop, and I saw her drop this piece of muslin from her.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I took charge of the prisoner, I searched her, but found nothing on her.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200010"/>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel, to Simmons. Before this piece had been removed from the place where you had laid it, there was a young man, a friend of yours, came in? - There was.</p>
<p>Your master came in before this could have been removed? - No, I believe not.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Treadway. After this woman was in your custody, she was left alone for a considerable time, and might have gone away if she had chose it? - She might certainly.</p>
<p>Court. Who was with her? - Simmons was with her.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Simmons. On your suspecting that these persons did not mean what was honest, and the other pressing you to attend to her, you directed your friend to attend to the prisoner particularly, whilst you served the other? - Yes.</p>
<p>He was then particularly directed to attend to this woman, and to see whether she did any thing that was wrong? - Yes.</p>
<p>So that whether your friend saw the muslin removed afterwards, of course you cannot tell?</p>
<p>Court. What had your friend to do with the shop? - He was waiting to go with me to pend the evening.</p>
<p>The prisoner called five witnesses, who gave her a very good character.</p>
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<p>I am a butcher and constable, I was sent for by Mr. Simms, the 30th of July, about two o'clock, I went to examine him, and he gave me this paper which contains the money.</p>
<p>(The money produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>To Simms. Did you lock the drawer? - I did, and it was forced open by this screwdriver; the constable found it in the schoolroom.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I have nothing to say, I hope you will forgive me.</p>
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<p>A second count, laying it to be the property of
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Babb; I was in Mr. Babb's house, on the 25th of June, I saw at four or five o'clock the window, I cannot tell exactly, the square was out of the window, there appeared to be less goods than when I saw them before; I was in the warehouse many times on Saturday, many articles were kept in the warehouse; I found the hook a little below the window on the inside.</p>
<p>(The hook produced.)</p>
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<p>I am porter to Mr. Babb, I saw the warehouse safe on Saturday evening, I examined it between eight and nine o'clock, it was then safe; I saw some goods lie under the window, they were within two feet of the glass; I do not sleep in the house, there was a visible appearance of a decrease of goods.</p>
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<p>I am shopman to Mr. Babb, I sleep in the house, I was in the warehouse at four or five clock.</p>
<p>Pagett. I saw the warehouse a about five o'clock the morning of the robbery.</p>
<p>Grierson. I did not see the warehouse after five o'clock in the afternoon, previous to this robbery, there was a variety of goods near the window, the house was secure at ten o'clock; I was alarmed at three o'clock in the morning, I heard the clock strike, the watchman alarmed me, I came down stairs, I discovered the things moved, and the window broke, cut out with a knife; there were worsted stockings and silk breeches pieces, I cannot tell the quantity or number of pairs of stockings; I found the stick in the cellar, Paget found the hook, the constable has the stick.</p>
<p>- PINNER sworn.</p>
<p>I am constable of Aldgate ward; I have got twenty-eight pair of stockings, and two pieces of silk for waistcoating; on the 25th of June, after three in the morning, the prisoner at the bar was brought to the watch-house about a quarter past three, in Leadenhall-street,
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<p>I am a watchman; on Saturday the 25th of June, ten minutes after three, I was going my round, and in Bowker's-garden I saw the prisoner forty yards from the prosecutor's house; I saw him and another man concealing the property behind a stone; I said halloo, what are you at? they made no answer, but they immediately made their escape; they ran off, but did not get out of my sight; he got out of the garden, into Cree Church-lane, he was taken at the bottom of Cree Church-lane, I did not take him myself; as soon as I found he was secure, I called some of my brother watchmen; I went to Bowker's Gardens, and found the property, twenty-four pair of stockings, and a waistcoat piece; I left the things in care of the constable of the night: these goods are the same.</p>
<p>- HARROLD sworn.</p>
<p>I am a watchman; I took the prisoner in Cree Church-lane: I am sure he is the man.</p>
<p>Betwixt three and four o'clock I was going to Crutched Friars, I picked up one pair of stockings, the watchman cried, stop thief; I saw a young man run past me in a brown coat, he turned down an alley; they searched me, and found the one pair on me.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I swear to the waistcoat pieces; I think the four pair of stockings are mine, I do not like to swear to them, as other people may have the same kind of goods.</p>
<p>(For the prisoner.)</p>
<p>A WITNESS sworn.</p>
<p>The prisoner lodged with me two years, I have known him seven years, he is a shoemaker; I believe he is not a thief, I never heard any thing of the kind of him.</p>
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<p>The last witness came to my house about nine o'clock, I gave him the bundle to take to his mother to get washed.</p>
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<p>I am a soldier; the child cried stop thief, I called to him, he dropped the bundle; I took him to the watch-house, with many of the neighbours.</p>
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<p>I am a warder of St. Andrew's, Holborn, I was setting the patrol; I searched the prisoner, the bundle was brought, which I gave to the officer of the night, Mr. Twitchell.</p>
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<p>I heard the cry of stop thief, I was coming down Holborn; I run, and in running along I picked up this piece of new cloth, which the constable produces.</p>
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<p>Mr. Knowlys, Prisoner Hunt's Counsel. The person that you suppose to be Hunt, you did not see for a fortnight afterwards? - I never saw him that I know, but I am sure he is the man, he is so conspicuous.</p>
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<p>On the 20th of June last, about six, there was a fight; in the mean time Mr. Gillett came up, a gentleman that I do work for, he touched me on the leg; says he, you had better be drinking half a pint of something with me; says I, yes, but let us see the fight, for it is a very funny one; so he did, and I saw several surround him; Rango stood alongside on one side, and a tall man in blue on the other side; I saw
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner Rango's Counsel. All this violence was after the prosecutor had lost his book? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I was sitting on a coach-wheel at the time of the fight, and I saw Hunt pick the other man's pocket; I called out, says I, that man has robbed you Gillett, get hold of him; and some of the mob got some sticks, they beat Mr. Jennings most cruelly, about the back part of the head.</p>
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<p>I was present at the time of a fight in the street, close by my master's house, I got on the wheel of a carriage, and I saw Hunt take a pocket-book from Mr. Gillett's pocket, and give it the person that Jennings laid hold of, and several then came and beat him most shockingly, and knocked him down; at this time Gillett laid hold of Hunt, and kept him a quarter of an hour; they knocked Gillett down, they directly went and rescued this Hunt away from Gillett; I was looking at the middle man, I think it was that Finch; I saw him beat Jennings, once or twice on the head; I saw Finch, and several that are not in custody yet, hustling Gillett before ever the pocket-book was taken away; I am sure I saw Finch doing that; and as to Rango, I cannot say I saw him till after the pocketbook was taken.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. You was very near Mr. Jennings at the time the pocket-book was taken? - I was.</p>
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<p>I was coming by about six at night, going to my work, and I saw a parcel of people at a fight; I stood up on the back wheel of a carriage to see the fight, and in a little while, I saw
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<p>Mr. Finch struck Jennings over the head with a stick, once after the pocket-book was taken away; I was at work when it was taken away.</p>
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<p>I was in the street at the time, and I saw that gentleman laid hold of, and I saw the gentleman trying to take him to the coach.</p>
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<p>I went to see this fight, Mr. Money called out, that is the man that has picked your pocket; Mr. Gillett seized him, and I assisted him till he was rescued; he struck me several blows.</p>
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<p>On Monday, the 20th of June, I was standing near my own door, there were two men fighting, I heard a cry of pick-pocket; I saw Mr. Gillett have hold of that tall man (Hunt) and another man was beating Mr. Gillett; I immediately went to his assistance, and I collared him with Mr. Gillett, and immediately the prisoner struck me; several more came up armed with sticks; I let go his collar at the instant Mr. Gillett was knocked down; I did not see who it was, but I am positive I saw Hunt strike Gillett.</p>
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<p>I saw
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<p>Hunt and Rango I saw Mr. Gillett take out of the mob.</p>
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<p>Mr. Finch struck Mr. Jennings once or twice, on the 20th of June; it was after Gillett and Jennings had hold of Hunt; they were obliged to let him go.</p>
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<p>I am constable in the parish of St. George's Bloomsbury; I was sent for to apprehend the prisoner; I took Finch and Rango, and on searching them, I found these keys on Rango; that is all I found then; I know nothing of this transaction; on the 5th of July following I apprehended
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<p>Mr. Garrow. Rango was examined two or three times before Hunt was taken? - Yes.</p>
<p>He was committed for a robbery? - Yes. - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you hear any thing at all of Rango's having any thing to do with a robbery, till after the 5th of July? - Yes, before that I heard.</p>
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<p>I was with Mr. Jennings at the apprehending that gentleman there,
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<p>I went to apprehend some men in Parker's-lane, I went to a public-house along with Jennings, and another officer or two, and Jennings pointed out two men in a public-house in Cross-lane, that was Finch and Rango; I saw Bunney the constable search Rango, and find some pick-lock keys.</p>
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<p>I only went with Jennings to apprehend the prisoners Finch and Rango.</p>
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<p>I never was near the place, I was at work the whole day; I was up at six in the morning, I never came out of the shop till eight at night. At night I went and took a walk in the fields, I went to Mr. Barker's, at Islington, and had a game at four corners.</p>
<p>I was elsewhere, I have witnesses to prove it. I did not know my trial would come on so soon.</p>
<p>I was not near the place.</p>
<p>The prisoner Hunt called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>The prisoner Rango called two witnesses, one of whom gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p>
<p>N. B. When sentence was passed the prisoner Hunt said,</p>
<p>"Please you, my Lord, these two young men are both of them innocent, I was the man that took the pocket book, but I was in liquor."</p> </div1>
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<p>What are you? - Some times I go out
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<p>Who calls him so? - He called himself so before the Justice. I did not know him before that time, I never saw him before that; he came up to me in the street and insulted me, and I asked him what he wanted? He said he wanted nothing, and said, that he would have all that ever I had got.</p>
<p>Did he say nothing before that? - No, nothing at all; only he would have all I had got. I desired him to let me alone, and let me go home, he would not; he put his hands in my pockets, I made a noise, and he knocked me down, and took all I had for any thing I knew; I got up as soon as I could, and charged the watch with him.</p>
<p>What did he knock you down with, with his fist or his hand, not with any instrument? - No.</p>
<p>Did he get your money before he knocked you down, or afterwards? - Afterwards, while I was on the ground; he took two guineas, two shillings, and some halfpence; I cried out; nobody came to my assistance; I did not quit sight of him; I got up, and charged the watch with him, and he was taken to the watch-house, as nigh as I can guess it was near the watch-house.</p>
<p>What is the watchman's name? - I do not know.</p>
<p>Court. Would you ask her any questions, prisoner?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mrs. Atkinson, on Monday morning you came up to me at the corner of the Little Sanctuary, you came and took hold of my arm; did not you walk with me to the corner of Love-lane? - No; I never saw you in my life before you attacked me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. For shame, woman, consider what you are about here, I am standing for my life! My Lord, she took me to the narrow lane, very near over her shoes, at the back of the Plow, in Love-lane. - There we went together, she asked me if I would go and lay with her; I told her no, I had a wife at home.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Counsel. About how long was the man with you? - About ten minutes.</p>
<p>What conversation passed between you? - No conversation passed at all, he came up, and said he would have all that ever I had; I was not willing to part with my money, and he knocked me down.</p>
<p>What did you say to him in these ten minutes while he was insulting you? - said nothing at all, but called out.</p>
<p>Where did he hit you? - Over the breasts, a man is more powerful than a woman.</p>
<p>Did he appear to you to be in liquor? - He did not.</p>
<p>Was you in liquor yourself? - Yes, a little.</p>
<p>Have you ever had any conversation respecting the prisoner, in which you said you did not mean to hurt him? - No, I said nothing at all but that I would tell the truth.</p>
<p>You never acknowledged you was in liquor, and did not intend to prosecute him? - No; the Constable has my money; he left me sixpence halfpenny.</p>
<p>How came you out so late at night? - I had been with my sister in Holborn at tea, and I got a little drop of liquor, I was in company besides.</p>
<p>What company was you in? - I was along with the man that I live with, he was drinking, and I was drinking with him.</p>
<p>Where was you drinking with him? - I cannot tell, somewhere in Holborn.</p>
<p>At how many houses? - At one or two, he would not come along, he would have more liquor; we fell out and parted, so I went one way and he went another, that made me have this misfortune.</p>
<p>When had you seen your money before you lost it? - I saw it in Holborn.</p>
<p>On what occasion did you look at it in Holborn? - I looked at the money I had got.</p>
<p>What made you look at it? - Because I insisted on having the money from the man I live with, I thought I could take better care of it.</p>
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<p>Did the man put his hand into your pocket? - Yes, he did.</p>
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<p>I am the watchman, on the 18th of July I was on my beat; and I heard the cry of a woman, watch, watch, watch! I went round and met the prisoner and the woman, she said, this man has robbed me of two guineas; the man was walking a middling pace from her, not very fast; she ran after him, he knew me, he spoke to me, I stopped him: she came up, and would have made it up for the two guineas. He was searched, and two guineas, and two shillings, and five pennyworth of halfpence were found on him.</p>
<p>What did the prisoner say when she said he had taken two guineas from her? - He said he had not, he did not know where the two guineas were.</p>
<p>What were his words exactly? - He said he had not two guineas of her's.</p>
<p>These were his words? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you hear a woman cry at all, before you saw the prisoner and this woman? - Yes, I heard her cry first of all, then I went towards her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Counsel. How long did you hear her cry before you came up to her? - Not three minutes.</p>
<p>In what state was the man, did he appear to be in liquor? - He was a good deal in liquor.</p>
<p>How was the woman? - I believe she was so too.</p>
<p>You have known the man for some time? - I knew his father.</p>
<p>What was his character? - I cannot say.</p>
<p>Do you know any thing of a reward in this case? - A reward, no, I do not know any thing about it.</p>
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<p>I am constable of the night, between one and two I heard a woman scream, I am one of the patrols, I did not go out of the watch-house; the prisoner and the woman were brought in; she said she had been robbed of two spadey guineas, that means the last new guineas, without any supporters. The prisoner said, he was sure she had not two guineas. Says I, my friend, it seems very odd; says he, she had no money at all. I searched her first, and found sixpence, and a halfpenny on her; and he would insist on my searching him, so I searched him. Says I, what money have you got? says he, I have a farthing. I found a good farthing upon him; he had a blue jacket on, I shook it; says I, what have you got here in the left hand pocket withinside? says he, it is some halfpence; then I put in my hand, and pulled out some halfpence, and I this quantity of money, and laid it down on the table; it was all loose, I spread it, and there were two guineas among it. The woman said, them are my two guineas. The man was frightened, and could not speak.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Counsel. Did the woman say any thing about being knocked down? - She said she had been pushed or shoved down.</p>
<p>Was there any marks of her having been knocked down about her? - I did not see any thing of it.</p>
<p>As I was coming along on Monday morning, between twelve and one, I met this woman, she came up, and took hold of my arm; she desired me to go to such a place, and asked me several times to go home with her. I went with her into this Love-lane, and there she wanted me to lay with her. I asked her what I should give her, and she said a shilling; I gave her a shilling, while I was giving her that, she was rifling my pockets with her own hand; she shoved her hand and mine into her pocket; I got the money out of her hand, and I thought it was my own, and shoved it all into my pocket.</p>
<p>Constable. Here is the bad shilling, which he said he gave her; I found it in his own pocket.</p>
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<p>He was also indicted, in a second count, for feloniously stealing, on the same day, in the same dwelling-house, a bank note of the value of 100 l. two bank notes of the value of 50 l. each, three ditto, of the value of 30 l. each, one ditto of the value of 40 l. and one ditto of the value of 10 l. and two Dover bank notes, value 5 l. 5 s. each, the same notes being the property of
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<p>The case opened by Mr. Garrow.</p>
<p>M. MAZZINGHI sworn an interpreter.</p>
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<p>I became first acquainted with the prisoner at an inn, the sign of the Providence, the 12th of May. We came from Paris to London the 25th, at four o'clock, at Charing-cross, we dined together there, and he took me from there to a Mrs. Smithers, in
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<p>Where did you spend the day? - On Tuesday I put the money in about eleven o'clock, and went out walking, and afterwards dined near the theatre, about half past four; then we went to the play, and almost immediately after we went in, the prisoner left me in the pit; he begged my pardon, and would be back immediately, and I never saw him till he was taken. I went home about eleven o'clock, conducted by a young man, and found my trunk locked with a key; I opened the trunk in the presence of three people, and found every thing gone. I had the whole amount of the remittance that I brought from abroad, the prisoner counted it for me, I do not know myself. I lost a diamond ring, seventy double louis d'ors, they were all in the trunk; I had part of it in a little bag by itself.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding, Prisoner's Counsel. When you was in Paris together, did not you live as friends? - We did; he told me he was a Scotchman, and would interpret for me.</p>
<p>Then you came from Paris together as friends? - Yes.</p>
<p>When you arrived in London, you looked upon him as your friend? - On my arrival in London he offered me his lodgings, for he said where he lodged there was always a spare bed.</p>
<p>When you was at the lodgings at Mrs. Smithers's, there you always treated him
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<p>Do not you know that the people of the lodgings, Mrs. Smithers, and every body there, looked upon you as related? - I never saw the mistress till Monday.</p>
<p>When you went to Minett and Fector's did you carry a bill there? - I carried a draft.</p>
<p>Did you see any body that spoke French there? - Nobody spoke French there.</p>
<p>Then all the business that was done at Minett and Fector's, was done by the prisoner for you? - It was.</p>
<p>When the money was received at Minett and Fector's, did not the prisoner receive the money into his custody? - Minett and Fector gave him some Bank of England notes, and I went with the prisoner to get them changed.</p>
<p>Were they given to the prisoner? - They were, and then we went to the banker's.</p>
<p>Did he change them at the Bank? - He did.</p>
<p>Whom did you trust to receive and count the notes? - The prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>Did he take the money, or you? - I gave it him in a little bag.</p>
<p>Court. How came you to go to the Bank? - To change the bank-notes into money, because the next morning the prisoner was to put me in a situation with the cash to advantage, and he said it was easier to place out cash than bank-notes.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. Then he changed those bank-notes into gold for the purpose of placing out your money more easily? - I got all into gold for that purpose.</p>
<p>Did the prisoner, or did he not, keep the custody of the money, after he had got it at the bank? - I put it into my own trunk before the prisoner.</p>
<p>When you went to Mr. Hammersley's, the business there was conducted by the prisoner the same as on the day before? - It was.</p>
<p>Was it taken by you into your possession? - It was.</p>
<p>When you were on the road together to England, had you any conversation together about merchandise? - No, never had.</p>
<p>When you were at your lodgings, did you trust entirely to that man? - I did, he gave me to understand he was a captain of a vessel.</p>
<p>Court. What is your way of life in your own country? - I am a French
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<p>Mr. Fielding. How many apartments had you and the prisoner at Mrs. Smithers's? - I occupied an apartment of his, he having made me an offer of a bed; there were two apartments, one where the prisoner slept, and one where I slept.</p>
<p>In fact then it was the prisoner's lodgings, and you had an apartment through the prisoner's courtesy; which room was it you left your trunk in? - In the room where I slept.</p>
<p>When you came home, after having been at the play, you found your trunk locked? - Yes.</p>
<p>Had this trunk ever been used by him and you in common, to put the things in? - I locked it for the greater caution, to preserve my cash.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Where had the prisoner proposed to spend the evening after the play was over? - He said he was going to sup with Mr. Rose, Mr. Pitt's Secretary.</p>
<p>For what end was he to sup there? - He was to obtain his protection for me, and to employ my money to advantage.</p>
<p>What do you mean by employing your money to advantage. He said Mr. Rose had been with Mr. Pitt for thirty years, and he would put me in a way how to employ this cash.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mrs.
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<p>Who took the lodgings? - The prisoner.</p>
<p>Had he ever lodged there before? - No, never.</p>
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<p>How soon after he had taken it did Mr. Delerade come there? - In the course of half an hour, in an hackney-coach.</p>
<p>What did he bring with him? - They brought two trunks and a portmanteau.</p>
<p>Which of the apartments were these trunks put into? - The largest trunk and portmanteau were put into Mr. Delerade's room.</p>
<p>Do you recollect, on Tuesday, what time they went out? - I do.</p>
<p>Did they return together? - No; only one of them returned in the evening, which was the prisoner; he came there about half an hour or three quarters past seven.</p>
<p>What passed between you and him that evening? - When he came, he asked me to fetch him two sheets of paper, which I did, and carried them up to him, and delivered them to him with the change of the shilling he gave me to buy them; about ten minutes after, he paid me the lodging, two guineas for the week he had just been there, and half-a-guinea for myself, and desired me to get a porter; I told him I did not know readily where to get one, but I would get him a coach; I got him a coach, and he went away, and carried the trunk which was in his room with him.</p>
<p>What was to become of his father, did he tell you? - He told me that his father would be home in the evening, and that he should return on the Saturday for the farthest: I asked him particularly how long he should stay; he said he could not leave his father any longer than Saturday, and therefore at the farthest he should return then.</p>
<p>How soon after that did Mr. Delerade return? - About eleven in the evening.</p>
<p>How soon after that did you see the prisoner? - Not till after he was brought up from Bristol.</p>
<p>I believe you received every thing for what was wanted of the prisoner? - I received every thing from the prisoner, I never saw a halfpennyworth of the prosecutor's property.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. You seemed to have been with the prisoner all the time that evening almost, you only left him while you went out for two sheets of paper? - Yes, I went out for the coach besides.</p>
<p>Where was he all this time? - In the dining-room.</p>
<p>With his trunk? - Yes.</p>
<p>And he paid you for the lodging? - Yes, he did.</p>
<p>And told you he would return again on Saturday? - Yes.</p>
<p>Therefore there could not be many minutes that he could be in this room by himself? - The whole from his coming in to his going out was not above a quarter of an hour in all.</p>
<p>And then he went away in that coach? - He did.</p>
<p>Then whether he had got any thing of the prosecutor's you do not know of a certainty? - That is all I saw.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. From the time that Mr. Delerade went out, did any body go in, that could have taken Mr. Delerade's property, besides the prisoner? - Nobody went in but himself.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. He told you Mr. Delerade would return that evening? - He did; and he told me there would be an interpreter come with his father, that would tell us what he would want, and what he would have done; but that the interpreter was not to stay in the house.</p>
<p>You understood that they were father and son all the time? - I did.</p>
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<p>I keep the house where the prisoner and prosecutor lodged.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. You, I suppose, then, bargained for the lodgings? - No; my maid did it: I was out of town when they were taken.</p>
<p>Court. Had you much conversation with the prosecutor? - Never spake to him but once.</p>
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<p>I am an officer of the sheriff, residing at Bristol: I took the prisoner on the 4th of June last.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200021"/>On his being apprehended, what conversation had you? - I went up to him with a brother officer; I told him he must go along with us; he did not make any reply to that, but said, call a coach: I said there was no stand near, but the place we were going to was as near as a coach-stand: we went to the council-house, and the mayor soon came, and he was examined.</p>
<p>I believe he refused telling his name? - He said he never slept in Bristol; but afterwards I found that was not true; and I went to a place where he had lodged, and there being some drawers in the room locked, I applied to him for a key; he said, at first, he had no key; at last he gave it me, and I opened the drawers, and found nine hundred guineas, now deposited in the Bank, and some double louis-d'ors (I cannot positively say whether there were twenty-five or fifty-five now), and twenty-nine single louis-d'ors: here is a pocket-book (produced) in which I found eight Bank-notes, including two Dover-bank bills; a purse, containing twenty-three guineas and a half (produced); here is a false watch (produced); here are two rings (produced), the one is an hair-worked ring, and the other is a diamond ring; a pair of knee-buckles, and a pair of shoe-buckles (produced); and I found this watch on his person (produced).</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. What kind of a coat had he on? - The same as now; only there was a Prince of Wales's feather painted on the buttons, which are now rubbed off.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Parker, pawnbroker, Princes-street, Soho: I sold this watch (the watch found on his person) to the prisoner at the bar, on Thursday, May the 31st, about eight o'clock in the evening; he gave me sixteen guineas for it; he tendered me an hundred pound Bank note; I gave him the change; the note was dated the 5th of May, 1791, No. 1531; I think I gave him two ten-pound notes, one twenty, and the rest in cash; I do not know the number of either of them.</p>
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<p>I am a collector, in the house of Messrs. Hammersleys; I did not make the payment, but I was present at the time; Mr. Delerade came three or four days before that, accompanied by the prisoner at the bar, to leave a bill for acceptance, with a letter introducing himself to our house; after four days he came again, accompanied by the same man, the prisoner; I had procured, by this time, the bill to be accepted; it was to the amount of eleven hundred and eighty odd pounds; he intimated a desire to receive a part; I asked how much; after some conversation between the prisoner at the bar and Mr. Delerade, he requested half; I then wrote out a draught for 500 l. and Mr. Delerade wished to have half in cash, and the rest in notes.</p>
<p>- HESLOP sworn.</p>
<p>I made the payment to Mr. Delerade; I have the number of the notes in my book; I made the entry myself; No. 5861, dated 25th of November, for 10 l. (not found); No. 7751, dated 6th of November, 30 l. (one found at Bristol); No. 6354, dated 7th September, 30 l. (ditto); No. 8912, dated 30th October, 30 l. (ditto); No. 7623, dated 16th of May, value 40 l. (not found); No. 1531, dated 5th of May, value 100 l. (charged at the pawnbroker's); No. 1855, dated 29th January, value 50 l. (found at Bristol); No. 5234, dated the 6th of May, value 50 l. (ditto); and 210 l. in money.</p>
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<p>I am clerk to Messrs. Willis and Co. bankers to the house of Messrs. Minet and Fector.</p>
<p>Be so good as to say whether you made any payments on the 30th of May? - We paid 719 l. 3 s. 4 d. to Messrs. Minet and Fector on that day, 400 l. in Bank notes, and 309 l. 3 s. 4 d. in money; the prisoner was the man that spake to me, and took the money and counted it.</p>
<p>Court. He brought a draft from Minet and Fector, Austin-friars? - Yes, he did.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200022"/>Mr. Garrow to Mr. Delerade. Where did you get the draft of Minet and Fector? - I got it of Mr. Bergue, banker, at Paris.</p>
<p>Was it paid at the house of Messrs. Minet and Fector, or did they give you an order on another house? - They gave me an order on their bankers.</p>
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<p>I was present at this confession being made by the prisoner; it was read to him before he signed it, and afterwards.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Buller. Were there any promises or threats made to him? - Not to my knowledge; I am pretty sure there were not.</p>
<p>The Examination of
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<p>The examinant, who is committed on a strong suspicion of felony, says, the pocketbook now produced is the property of, and contains several receipts and bills of parcels bought by, this examinant, when in trade in Compton-street, London; says, the forty-nine papers are the only papers belonging to the examinant contained in the said pocket-book, and that there are no other papers whatever in the said pocket-book; says, that the three bags of money are this examinant's property; that he has counted the said money in Mr. Mayor's presence, and that one of the said bags contains, in guineas and half-guineas, six hundred guineas, another of the said bags contains three hundred guineas; another of the said bags contains fifty-five double louis-d'ors and fifty-four single louis-d'ors; and this examinant saith, that he left Calais three weeks ago, and arrived at Dover the night of the same day, slept at the ship at Dover that night, and proceeded on to London the next morning; that he slept at Rochester on Tuesday night, and went to London next morning; saith, that Mons. Delerade came with this examinant, and lodged at No. 8, Downing-street, Westminster; faith, that at six he left the said lodging, and went to the play-house; that he went back to the house, and staid about an hour, and again returned to Bristol, and took lodgings near College-green, which were shown him by a hair-dresser; he remained there till he was taken into custody by two men.</p>
<p>The Mark + of
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<p>Witness present at the signing and acknowledgement,</p>
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<p>(Another Examination read.)</p>
<p>Middlesex; to wit.</p>
<p>The Examination of
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<interp inst="t17910720-12-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , merchant, taken before me, says, That about a month ago he was acquainted with the gentleman now present, and about a week after they set off for London, Mr. Delerade saying he was afraid of living at Paris any longer; that he took the first and second floor at the house of Mrs. Smithers, in Downing-street, Westminster; they carried their trunks there that night, and in a day or two afterwards he went with Mr. Delerade to the Bank of England, where he received a considerable sum of money, and afterwards a further sum, which he carried to his lodgings; that they went to the play; and this examinant went to Mr. Bayley, a dealer in pictures, in Piccadilly, and from thence to the lodging in Downing-street; that the maid-servant let him in; he sent her for some writing paper, and sent her for a hackney-coach; he changed a Bank-note for ninety guineas, which he received from Mr. Delarade; that all the articles are his own property, except the two rings, Bank bills, and bills of exchange, and does not know how they happened to be in the drawer with his things; that he went to Bristol to buy a turtle.</p>
<p>Court to Mrs. Smithers. Did you ever know the prisoner before he came to lodge at your house? - I never saw him before.</p>
<p>I cannot speak English enough to give any answer whether I could do it or not; I have only to say, I know nothing of the robbery
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200023"/>which has been brought to this bar, excepting the things that have been found belonging to the prosecutor were given to me as a partnership by the prosecutor; the prosecutor, in the presence of Mrs. Smithers, declared he had given me these things, and in the presence of another young fellow.</p>
<p>Court. Would you chuse to ask that question of Mrs. Smithers? - Prisoner. If you please. - Mrs. Smithers. I cannot tax my memory with any such thing.</p>
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<p>I know the young man at the bar; I have seen him once or twice at the Opera-house.</p>
<p>Do you know Mons. Delerade? - Yes; I have seen him only once.</p>
<p>When was that? - It was one night I was by Charing-cross, and I met the gentleman along with a friend of mine; I went along with him to this gentleman's house.</p>
<p>Where was that? - It was in London.</p>
<p>But where was the house you went to with this gentleman and the prisoner? - The street where Mr. Pitt lived, Downing-street; we staid there near an hour; the gentleman was not at home, but I talked French with the lady; I sat down on the chair, and the gentleman came to me, and told me he was a friend to this young man; and he was a very good friend to him, and he went with him to the coffee-house, and he paid for every thing for this young man, and he would trust him with every thing, and was more master than him, because he had the money in his pocket; and particularly he said he did give him two rings to be cleaned in the morning.</p>
<p>What day was this? - I cannot tell; it was the same day in the night. when this gentleman came to London; the young man spoke first to me; he said he gave him two rings to clean, and he had every thing in his hand; I asked him what for? he said, because this young man was a man of property; he knew him in France; and every where he was a very good friend.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Pray, Mr. Humphreys, what are you? - I am a perfumer.</p>
<p>Where? - I work at home.</p>
<p>Where is that? - I am a traveller, a valet.</p>
<p>Where is your home, good sir? - In King-street, Soho.</p>
<p>How long have you known this gentleman at the bar? - I saw him twice at the Opera-house, in the Haymarket.</p>
<p>How long ago? - Two or three months ago; I do not recollect very well.</p>
<p>Try and recollect; can you remember what month it was in? - I cannot.</p>
<p>What office had this gentleman at the Haymarket? - He was
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<p>Did you ever hear he was a merchant? - No.</p>
<p>Did you ever hear that he dealt in turtle, or perfumery? - No.</p>
<p>Was not you a good deal surprised to hear the gentleman say he would trust him with every thing? - I asked him what for he trusted him; and he says, he was a man of property.</p>
<p>Was not you a good deal surprised? - Me! no, Sir.</p>
<p>Did not you know that he was not worth a guinea? - He was along with Mr. Blanchard; he is a lamplighter at the Pantheon and the Haymarket.</p>
<p>So, then, he was servant to the lamplighter; have you the least idea that he was either to dance or sing? - I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Upon your oath, do not you know he was a lamplighter there; upon your oath, did you never learn from him that he was a lamplighter at the Pantheon? - No, never.</p>
<p>How did you suppose he supported himself? - He was a merchant; I do not know.</p>
<p>Who was present at the time this gentlemen told you he was a merchant, and he trusted him? - Nobody but the gentleman, his wife, and me.</p>
<p>Did the gentleman tell you in English? - In French.</p>
<p>Did the prisoner talk English or French? - Always in French.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. Is Blanchard the master, and is the business committed to him? - Yes, he is the master, and does every thing.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow. What situation was he in? - I cannot tell.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two other witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Buller. Gentlemen of the Jury, the prosecutor resided at Paris, and has been one of the unfortunate victims of the ravages which have prevailed in that country, and therefore wishing to find an asylum in a country where true liberty and freedom was to be found, regulated by a wise and equal system of laws, without which neither freedom nor liberty can exist, he got acquainted with this prisoner, &c. Here the learned Judge summed up the case, and the Jury instantly found a verdict</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I went out with my mother, and returned about eleven, and when I came down stairs I saw the door was on a jar, and was frightened, and I saw the gown gone and the mattrass, and my mother's shoes. I know no more than what my mother has said.</p>
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<p>I produce the things, a body of the gown from the prisoner's apartment, a cap and a pair of shoes found at the pawnbroker's, and an half handkerchief, and a piece of the staple broke out.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to a pawnbroker; I cannot swear to the person who pawned these things, the half handkerchief and the shoes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This man, Paterson, that hath sworn against me, often came up to my mother's apartments to get me to wash his shirt, and got me to pawn a many things, but never brought me into this hobble before.</p>
<p>Court to Paterson. Did you use to carry her up things to pawn? - I never carried her up any thing to pawn.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I would wish you to examine Paterson over again, when he gave me these things.</p>
<p>Court to Paterson. Is it true the evidence you have given? - It is true, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Before he said this, did you make him any promise or threaten him? - I did not in any shape; the constable came, and he produced the duplicate.</p>
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<p>I took in this pair of breeches to pawn on Friday the 8th of July, about a quarter before nine; I live with Mr. Windsor, No. 130, Minories; I took them in of the prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>Jury to Prosecutor. We would wish to know whether they were taken out of the room or out of the shop? - Out of the shop.</p>
<p>Court. Had the prisoner at the bar any room to work in? - No, he had only a bed.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The breeches had been in my room six or seven days, hanging across my line; I took it as a choice to work in my own room, because it was lighter.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.</p> </div1>
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<p>Last Thursday week, about one or two o'clock, I was called to run after a woman
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<p>I was crossing the road and saw Mr. Robinson running, and heard him say, stop the woman, and I turned her cloak on one side, and saw the things; I took the things from her, and gave her, when Mr. Robinson came up, into his custody.</p>
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<p>I am the constable; the prisoner, and two petticoats, and a pair of stockings, were delivered to me on the 14th of July, and have been in my custody ever since.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>As I was going along tired and hungry, looking for my husband, who left me ten weeks ago, being tired and hungry much, I could not get on, and one of these men came up and asked me what I sat there for; I told him; he told me he would give me some victuals, and he came back to take me to his own house, and put an handkerchief round my neck to hang me; and he did his best to get the better of me; and he said, if I would not let him do it, he would put me into a tub of water and drown me, and so I bawled out, and he gave me these things into my apron; and those people ran after me.</p>
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<p>I have got a knee flap, I bought it of the prisoner (produced) on the 18th of June; I am sure he is the man.</p>
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<p>Jury. What did you give for it? - Eighteen-pence.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to Mr. Potts, I saw the prisoner and another man take the pipes away, they rolled them up, and I saw the last cask put into the cart, and two were in before, and they went to Peter-street, Westminster, to the prisoner's house; this was between five and six in the evening.</p>
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<p>The prisoner hired me to bring the casks, we went down three separate times for them, and put them into a cart.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>What day of the week was this? - On a Friday, between eleven and twelve o'clock; I lost it from my master's sugar-house, one pair of stairs; my master's name is
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<p>Mr. Knapp. How long had you had your watch? - About four years.</p>
<p>What is the number? - I forget the number.</p>
<p>What sort of a watch is it? - A silver watch, and a silver chain.</p>
<p>Do you know the maker's name? - I do not.</p>
<p>Where did this watch hang? - On the first pair of stairs, in the sugar-house.</p>
<p>What is that one pair of stairs, is it a place where you work? - It is.</p>
<p>Was there any body else worked in that room besides? - No, no one else.</p>
<p>Where did it hang in that room? - On the wall, on a nail.</p>
<p>When you go down, do you always lock the door? - It is always shut.</p>
<p>The doors are always locked then; who keeps the key? - There is no key.</p>
<p>How many men may be employed in this sugar-house? - Ten.</p>
<p>These ten men, at different times, then, go into this room of this sugar-house? - They never go altogether.</p>
<p>They do go at different times? - Yes.</p>
<p>And any then might have gone in, because the door was not locked? - They could not, I am certain.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker, in Red-lion-street, Whitechapel: the prisoner at the bar pawned a watch with me on the 17th of June, between eleven and one; I had never seen him before, but I am certain he is the man.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. You are not the master? - I am not.</p>
<p>Where is your shop situated? - No. 30, Red-lion-street, Whitechapel.</p>
<p>Your master drives a good deal of trade, I believe? - Middling, Sir.</p>
<p>A great many people came into your shop in the course of that day? - Many.</p>
<p>You never saw the prisoner before? - Not to my knowledge.</p>
<p>What do you mean by your knowledge? - He is the man I took the watch in of.</p>
<p>What time of the day was it? - I cannot say positively, it was between the hours of eleven and one.</p>
<p>Might it not be between twelve and one?
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<p>Is there any particular mark or any particular way of knowing the prisoner at the bar; how long might he be in the shop? - He might be in ten minutes.</p>
<p>What made him so long; was you chattering about the watch all that time? - Nothing particular, but what we ask other people; I asked him if it was his own watch; he said it was; he said he had had it a long while, but he had never pledged it before.</p>
<p>What did you give him for it? - Half-a-guinea.</p>
<p>Did you enter it in your book? - I did.</p>
<p>Have you the book here? - No, I have not.</p>
<p>No, we can never get the book of the pawnbrokers here; what was there about his person that should induce you to know him again; how was he dressed? - He was dressed in a smock frock and trowsers.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp to Prosecutor. What time did you miss your watch? - Between eleven and twelve.</p>
<p>How long might the prisoner be, after you missed your watch, before he was taken into custody? - It might be half an hour after eleven.</p>
<p>Court to Prosecutor. He was taken into custody about ten minutes after you missed your watch? - Yes, he was.</p>
<p>How long had the prisoner lived with Mr. Lemon, the millwright? - I don't know.</p>
<p>(The watch deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I am an officer belonging to Wellclose-square; I was sent for to take charge of the prisoner the 17th of June, between twelve and one in the day.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
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<p>I am a cheesemonger: I have known the prisoner five months; he dealt with me, and paid me honestly.</p>
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<p>I am a broker: I have known him between two and three years, been intimately acquainted with him; he was always a hard-working man, just and honest.</p>
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<p>I am a chair and cabinet maker: I have known him three years; he hath bought things of me; I would give him credit as soon as any body.</p>
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<p>I am a painter and glazier; have known him twelve months; he is a hard-working, industrious man.</p>
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<p>I have known the prisoner a few months; he bears a very good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a servant to a pawnbroker; the prisoner has been a customer to our shop; I knew her perfectly; she pawned with me eight table-cloths, &c. I know nothing of the tumblers; they were pawned at different times; the first table-cloth was pawned the 16th of April, and the last the 2d of June; there was a sheet and table-cloth pledged the 21st of May, a tea-spoon the 26th of May; I gave the things to Mrs. Ibbetson.</p>
<p>Mrs. Ibbetson. I produce the things which I took from the pawnbroker's, and have kept them separate ever since.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I had been very ill, and when I got well I went to work for Mrs. Ibbetson, and she did not pay me very well, and so I could not pay my debts; she owes me 20 s. now; I meant to take the things out of pawn, and replace them, as Mrs. Ibbetson had paid me.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Which is the man? - That is the gentleman there, your honour.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Upon my examinations before a magistrate, that man swore to losing a watch with a shagreen outside case and metal box, and I am indicted differently here.</p>
<p>Court. See if there be any such examinations.</p>
<p>Court to Prosecutor. Describe the watch. - Your honour, I made a mistake in the shagreen case, I found it out afterwards; it is tortoiseshell; it was a metal watch gilt; I cannot tell the number; the inside case was silver.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Please to ask the boy if he knows the nature of an oath, before he is sworn.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know why you are sworn? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>Do you know the nature of an oath at all? - Why, Sir, if I tell the truth, I shall go to heaven; but if I tell a lie, I shall go to hell, Sir. (Sworn.) I was going to-bed, and I heard this gentleman cry murder! and I heard the cry, hold this gentleman; and I held this gentleman while
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<p>I only assisted in searching him.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. My lord, I believe this boy has been bribed to take my life away falsely.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a builder: on the 20th of June, in the morning, at four o'clock, on Monday, the patrole called me up, and told me he had discovered some lead stolen from some of my building; I immediately got up, and went and found some lead concealed at the end of Howland-street, under some scaffolding; the watchman brought it out, and I looked at it, and I said to the best of my knowledge it was some that had been affixed to some of my buildings; I sent a labourer to watch the lead, to see who would come for it; after that, it was taken to the place by Grace and myself, and fitted; it was taken from the North end of the house; it fitted very plain; it was torn from the wall-hooks, and part of the wall-hooks left in; I saw the lead on Sunday afternoon, near the evening, as I make a rule of going to see every evening if every thing is safe, as I several times have lost things.</p>
<p>- MURPHY sworn.</p>
<p>I am a labourer; my master sent me to watch the place, to see if any one came after the lead; about seven in the morning these two came; one of them went into the scaffolding, where the lead was hid,
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<interp inst="t17910720-23-person311" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and put it into his apron, and he brought it out to the other, and then the other ran away up Tottenham-court-road; I pursued them both, and took them; they were never out of my sight; I took them to Mary-le-bone watch-house; there was nothing found upon them; they were not searched; the lead was left in the watch-house, and from there I carried it down to Mr. Reid's office, Poland-street; and Mr. Horsefall has kept it ever since.</p>
<p>(The lead produced, and deposed to by Mr. Grace, being maker and putter-up, and comparing it with the other that was left remaining, exactly supplying the place that was missing, and the holes answering to the holes in the wall.)</p>
<p>At six o'clock I went out to get work; going along, I met this man, and he asked me if I could help him to work; and going down the rope-walk, I wanted to ease myself, and went into this place and found this lead, and took it and tied it up, and was going to take it somewhere to be owned.</p>
<p>I asked this man for a job; and going along this lad went into this place, and found this lead, and brought it out to me, and we were going to get it owned.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200033"/>Court to Horsefall. How far is this concealment from the house where it was taken? - About 250 feet; Mr. Winter's house is on the east side of Upper Newman-street.</p>
<p>Jury to Murphy. Did either of these lads go down to ease themselves? - No, they were walking about the place two or three minutes before they went down.</p>
<p>THO. WINTER, aged 17, JOS. SINGLETON, aged 14,</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 Mr. Flint, and carry parcels out; on the 6th of July, Wednesday, I was coming from Great Eastcheap from London-stone (Mr. Flint lives on Fish-street-hill) I was going to Mr. Flint's other shop in Marybone-street, Golden-square. The prisoner followed me from Great Eastcheap down Watling-street to the corner of
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<p>Court. Did you see this bag made up before you went out, do you know what was in it? - Yes, there was 149 pair of common stockings, twelve pair of silk and cotton, thirty-six night caps, and twelve thousand pins; I had some ladies chip hats beside this bag, and I laid them down for fear they should get damaged. I had put my bag down before. While I did this I told the man to let the bag alone, notwithstanding he made off with them; I made the best of my way after him I could, I took up my hats and the knot; I did not overtake him; he was overtaken in Shoe-lane, but I had lost sight of him just before he ran down Ludgate-hill, when he went from me; I first saw him after he was taken in Shoe-lane, in the hands of the constable, and the constable delivered back the parcel to me; it was carried from Shoe-lane to Guildhall, and a few parcels taken out, and the rest carried to Mr. Flint's, those taken out have been kept, and are here now.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. You was carrying your parcel on a knot, was not you; and your knot broke, and your parcel fell in the dirt, and you was encumbered with a parcel of chip hats at the same time; the man helped you up with the knot and your goods? - He did.</p>
<p>Now attend to me, and do not suffer any blame you may have had from your master to tempt you to excuse yourself; you had more than you could conveniently carry, when your knot broke? - I had.</p>
<p>Did not he offer to assist you to carry part of these goods? - No doubt.</p>
<p>How far did you and he walk together? - From London-stone to the corner of St. Paul's.</p>
<p>Where did he take the parcel from you? - The corner of St. Paul's.</p>
<p>Tell me which corner of St. Paul's it was? - The other side of St. Paul's, at Eastcheap.</p>
<p>The man took your goods from that corner, and at the end of St. Paul's he turned down Ludgate-hill, and you walked all this way together? - No, I could not walk on with him because I had the hats.</p>
<p>Were not there plenty of people in the streets? - There were.</p>
<p>How far was you behind him all the way? - Very near him at one time.</p>
<p>Why you could have stopped him a thousand times between Ludgate-hill and Fleet-street? - I halloo'd out once stop thief.</p>
<p>When you came to the Old Bailey was there any thing particular going forward
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<p>I wish still you would remember the caution I gave you. Your master is displeased with you, naturally enough you have had a good deal of anger from your master about it? - I could not help it.</p>
<p>No, I am not now scolding you at all, my little lad. Your master is rather a rigid man, always prosecutes when he loses any thing? - Yes.</p>
<p>Your master is a pretty sharp man, as sharp as a flint, and as much fire in him. Do you remember stopping looking at the scaffolding in the Old Bailey? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>Why it was the day when eight unfortunate people were to be executed; on your oath did not you stop to see what it was erected for? - No.</p>
<p>Was not you told by the prisoner what it was erected for? - No.</p>
<p>What time was this? - About twelve o'clock.</p>
<p>When you came up to the man he gave up the goods, and said he was carrying them for you? your master had cautioned you against letting any body carry goods for you? - Yes.</p>
<p>And he was very angry with you? - I could not help his being angry with me, I believe not.</p>
<p>Jury. At first did you oppose his taking the goods, or did you believe he was carrying them for your ease? - I supposed he was taking away the goods.</p>
<p>How happened it you did not make an outcry, and repeat this outcry all the way along Ludgate-hill and Ludgate-street? why did not you run after him? - If I had ran after him I should have damaged the chip hats.</p>
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<p>I am a constable. On Wednesday, the 6th of July, going down Watling-street, I observed
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<p>Mr. Knowlys. Did I hear you right when I heard you say you was a constable? - Yes.</p>
<p>You had followed these people some way, and you had a suspicion of them? - I followed them down Watling-street.</p>
<p>When the man and boy arrived at the very place where they could do their business, you left them? - If I had found he gave them to the boy again at the next pitching block, I should have thought nothing of it.</p>
<p>This was twelve o'clock at noon? - Yes.</p>
<p>A great many people walking? - Yes.</p>
<p>You had your suspicions alive all this time? - I had.</p>
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<p>You kept your eyes on the man? - I did on the goods.</p>
<p>On your oath did not you keep your eyes on the man? - I did certainly, I could not one without the other.</p>
<p>Why did not you then answer the question directly; how long was it before you found the boy after you got the prisoner? - After I had delivered the man to London, I met the boy on the run, in the road in Fleet-street.</p>
<p>How many minutes do you think it might be from your leaving the man to your finding the boy? - About two minutes and a half, it could not be more.</p>
<p>Did you see the boy on Ludgate-hill? - I did.</p>
<p>How far might he be from the prisoner? - About the length of this court.</p>
<p>What passed at the block, whether the boy gave those goods to this man you cannot say? - That I do not know any thing of.</p>
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<p>I am a ticket porter. I know nothing more than stopping the prisoner in the street, by the desire of the constable; he had a bag upon a knot half full of things; he was walking pretty fast, but not runing.</p>
<p>(The goods produced and deposed to by Mr. Flint.)</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys to Mr. Flint. How long was it after the matter happened that you first saw the boy? - I was sent for from Mitre-court, Cheapside.</p>
<p>You did not reprimand him? - I did not scold him, I might say, what a blockhead you must be for doing so.</p>
<p>You are certainly a man of a mild temper? - That is certainly a proof of your penetration.</p>
<p>Now give me a direct answer, did you or did you not treat this boy with a good deal of anger on this subject? - I did not.</p>
<p>You never did scold him? - I did not to the best of my recollection.</p>
<p>I must have a positive answer? - I did not.</p>
<p>You swear then positively at last that you did not scold him? - To the best of my recollection I did not; I should be glad to know what scolding is?</p>
<p>I do not know how to explain it better, did you damn him, call him a rascal, and such things? - I did not.</p>
<p>You did not feel hot or angry? - I don't know that I did at all; if I upbraided the boy, it proceeded more from a matter of admonition in cool terms, than from anger.</p>
<p>Then you did not scold the boy at all? - I tell you and the Court I do not recollect I did.</p>
<p>On your oath was not the boy scolded very much and violently abused? - No, at no time whatever on this occasion, I swear I did not.</p>
<p>Then if he hath sworn to the contrary, he has sworn directly false? - I wish to be understood, I might upbraid the boy, but not in an air of passion; I do not recollect I ever abused him at all on the subject at all.</p>
<p>When was the first time you saw the boy after this affair happened? - At Guild-hall.</p>
<p>Did you upbraid him in an angry manner? - I think I did it in the same manner as any man would in the same circumstances.</p>
<p>Give me a direct answer, was you or was you not angry? - I tell you I do not recollect I was, if I was it was in a very small degree.</p>
<p>Mr. Flint, for shame! do give me a direct answer to a direct question? - I do not recollect I did.</p>
<p>Court. Have you any recollection at all about it? - I do not recollect at all about scolding him.</p>
<p>The same day I was out, I was going to Oxford-road, to fetch some glass for one of my masters; coming along Watling-street, I met this boy, and his load tumbled off his head; I helped him up with it, and going along with him, I told him if he would put his load down I would take it up and assist
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<p>Court to Prior. When you stopped him did he say he had the goods from a boy? - I cannot say that, but he said he was going to carry the goods to Holborn.</p>
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<p>I am a silk-dresser, I have the care of my father's business; I have entrusted him with loads to a great amount, and would again employ him.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17910720-26-off142 t17910720-26-cd143"/>, one watch, with an inside and outside case, made of silver, value 40 s. one steel watch chain, value 3 d. one metal watch key, value 1 d. one guinea and half a crown in money, the property and money of
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<p>(The witnesses examined separate.)</p>
<persName id="t17910720-26-person334"> JAMES BLAKE
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<p>I am a
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<p>Are you a single man? - No.</p>
<p>On Sunday, the 12th of June, about eleven o'clock at night, I was rather in liquor, but I was sober enough to know what I was about. Going along Barbican three girls were standing together, and the middle one,
<persName id="t17910720-26-person335"> Ann Pearson
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<interp inst="t17910720-26-person335" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , took me by the arm, and we walked till we came to the end of a court. I cannot say the other prisoner was one of the three. When we came to the end of the court, she persuaded me to go up the court with her; I think it is
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17910720-26-off142 t17910720-26-crimeloc145"/>; being rather in liquor, I gave way to her persuasions; I had not been there long before I found myself robbed of my watch and money.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179107200037"/>Did you go into a room with her? - No, I did not, I only went into the court.</p>
<p>Was any other girl in the court? - Not in my company, my Lord.</p>
<p>What sort of watch was it? - It was a silver watch, with a steel chain, a metal key; I lost besides a guinea and a half crown; I did not perceive her take these things, I missed the things before I left her; my watch was in my fob, and the guinea and half crown in my pocket. I had a pair of nankeen breeches on.</p>
<p>Was these breeches down at all? - They were not.</p>
<p>When did you last see your watch? - I felt it in my pocket a quarter of an hour before I missed it.</p>