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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179110260001"/>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 26th of OCTOBER, 1791, and the following Days;
<p>Being the EIGHTH 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>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179110260002"/>THE TRIALS AT LARGE, OF THE CAPITAL and other CONVICTS, ON 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>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<persName id="f17911026-1-person31" type="jurorName"> John Jackson
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Mr. Knowlys, Prisoner's Counsel, Do you sleep at the Canns in Holborn? - No.</p>
<p>Who is it lets the apartments to you in Gray's inn-lane? - No one, I am the householder, I let out the apartments.</p>
<p>Who is your landlord? - Mr. Edmonds, two doors from me.</p>
<p>You found a woman at the door, she went away on your coming up? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you say any thing about the stays at the Talbot? - I am not certain.</p>
<p>Do you know a man of the name of Turner? - Yes, very slightly.</p>
<p>Do you know Collyer? - Yes, I had a lodger of that name, the prisoner is acquainted with him.</p>
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<p>I am the wife of the last witness; I come to prove the property. (A child's skirt produced.) I have the fellow to this skirt, it is my property, I know it by being my own work; it was kept in a drawer that was broke open. I do not know when I saw it before, but I believe a week before; the value of it is about 18 d. the skirt and stays are attached to each other.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Do you call these things skirt and stay, or stay and skirt? - Sometimes one and sometimes the other, they are washed separate, but worn together.</p>
<p>I suppose you call the thing which a child wears under its chin in the month a pair of stays? - No, I do not, I call it a stay.</p>
<p>(Mr. Garrow objected to the naming of the stays and skirt together, and said the indictment was erroneous. The Court overruled the objection.)</p>
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<p>On the 14th of August two of my friends coming up Gray's-inn-lane, I heard the cry of stop thief. I saw the prisoner running; I stopped the prisoner, he was taken to the Talbot inn, the prosecutor had hold of him at the same time; I saw the prisoner put his right hand in his pocket, and throw something away, it looked like a handkerchief or napkin. I heard something sound, I followed the sound, and picked up an instrument, it is called a crow, I believe it is the same instrument.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I dragged him out of my shop, he had like to have been too strong for me.</p>
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<p>I am a clerk in a compting-house, I was walking along Gray's-inn-lane, I saw the prisoner throw something, which made a jingle, this is the instrument.</p>
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<p>I found this iron in the cradle, I went into the house when the noise was. I believe this is a crow, I found it in the room where the drawers were broke open.</p>
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<p>My Lord, when the prisoner at the bar was examined at Bow-street, Sir Sampson ordered me to go to the house, and try the crows; I did so, and they fitted every place that had been broke open. I have no doubt about the crows.</p>
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<p>I am a baker, I was standing at my own door, and I was sent for to take charge of the prisoner; I searched him, but found nothing but a handkerchief.</p>
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<p>I am an attorney at law; I saw the prosecutor and prisoner at the door of the Talbot, I was just come to town, and had put up my horse; they were struggling, the prisoner threw something out of his pocket, it made a jingle; I followed the found, I thought it might be picklock keys. This is the instrument picked up, I know it by its having been made out of a file.</p>
<p>This person that prosecutes keeps a public-house, I was there, I wanted to go to the Peacock Burton Alehouse; I expected a friend to meet me, and left word I would be back very soon, in coming back they seized me; I know nothing more about it.</p>
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<p>I have conversed with the prosecutor many times. Brooker told me he had been robbed, that he had been out, that Kelly had been drinking at his other house; he said he suspected
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<p>I was at the Talbot-inn, when the prisoner was searched, there was nothing found but a foul handkerchief in his breches.</p>
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<p>I was at the Talbot, when the prisoner was searched; I did not hear any thing of any skirt being found.</p>
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<p>I was going down Gray's-inn-lane, I walked fast, and trod upon a person's heels, he gave me many ill words; I begged his pardon: I cannot say the prisoner is the man.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>(The case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
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<p>I was present, when the prisoner was accused of having a wife; he denied it: this copy of a certificate was produced by the first wife, she gave it to me: he at last said, if the truth must come out, you knew when I married you I had a wife and four children; he acknowledged to the first wife.</p>
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<p>I was married to the prisoner at the bar in September; he declared he was a single man: I was married on the Thursday, on the following Monday I discovered he had been married before, it was said to two other women.</p>
<p>When I was living in Manchester, I married this woman; I found she had another husband living; I found a letter in her pocket from her husband she eloped from him; therefore I thought I had a right to marry again.</p>
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<p>I am a single woman; I lost the articles in the indictment at the fire; I am a maid of all work to Mr. Wiles, the things were lost from the house, my things were lost from a three pair of stairs room, they were in a pillow case, the great coats were not in the pillow case, the things I saw upon the day of the fire, I put them into a pillow case, I dropped them down the well stair case; the fire was then burning; I saw the things in the hands of the Constable, he brought them the next morning, it was ten at night when the things were thrown down.</p>
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<p>There was a fire very near my house: I had two great coats, they were in a cupboard where I always keep them, opposite to the well stair case; I had one of them on on the Sunday; the fire was on Tuesday 20th of September; the constable has the coats, he shewed them to me the day after the fire.</p>
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<p>I am a dealer in glass: I went to see the fire, and assist Mr. Wiles; I saw this prisoner come out of the front door of Wiles's house with two bundles, seeing he went a different way I seized him; he had one bundle on his shoulder, and another on his arm; I told him I knew him, that he inhabited Petticoat-lane; I let him go then, he was about half a dozen yards from Wiles's house, he was not very willing to let them go, he held them tight; Petticoat-lane is about two hundred yards from Mr. Wiles's house; the bundles were taken to Mr. Thorpe's, he lives in Aldgate, about twenty yards from Mr. Wiles's house; after I took the first bundle from him, I saw him in a quarter of an hour, upon the threshold of Mr. Wiles's door; I am positive as to the man.</p>
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<p>I am Constable: on the 20th of September there was a fire in Houndsditch; I met the prisoner with the bundle under his right arm, about half past ten o'clock, it was not concealed; this great coat was across the bundle when I took them, I asked him what he had there, he said I had no business with him; I collared him and took the bundles, I missed my hold of him, and took hold of his collar, he twisted round and hurt my finger, it has been lame ever since; he got away from me, I pursued him, and called stop thief, he was stopped by a young man; when he came to the watch-house he said damn your eyes you Jew b - r, I sha'nt weigh forty yet; he after that offered to give me a strike, not to swear against him; he told me a strike was a guinea.</p>
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<p>I am a butcher: a man hallooed stop thief! I run after him and stopped him; I took him to the watch-house: Lyon was at the watch-house, it was Lyon who cried stop thief; I saw the bundle lay on the seat.</p>
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<p>I have had one of them a year and a half, the other not so long, it is a new one nearly.</p>
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<p>About half past nine, I was coming home from Catherine-wheel-alley, I had been to my cousin's; Lyons accused me of the bundle, I struck him; but I am innocent of the robbery, I know nothing at all about it.</p>
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<p>I am an officer at Bow-street; on the 12th of October, I went to the house of
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<p>Prisoner. It was not that piece that I had in my hand; I had three handkerchiefs in my hand.</p>
<p>Jealous. This is the piece he had in his hand, I put a paper on it, and have kept it ever since.</p>
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<p>I am a calendar glazer: the prisoner has been in my service a twelve-month, his business was to collect things and carry others; I went with Jealous to Richmond's, we found Richmond, his wife, the prisoner, and a child, sitting round a table to dinner; immediately on seeing us, the family were alarmed; Jealous called Richmond out, we went immediately into the room, the woman begun crying out; Richmond said for God's sake, Mr. Welch, do not hurt me, I will tell you all; the prisoner must hear it; the door was open; we went into the room, the woman began crying, she said there are goods in this box, and in another box; the prisoner was much agitated, and threw a handkerchief out of the back room window; Jealous immediately held his hands, the box was opened, and I saw the things in the indictment found: we took him in a coach to the justice's with the things.</p>
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<p>I live at No. 20, Monmouth-street; I knew the prisoner fifteen years, he came to my house a month ago, to board at three shillings a week; he brought goods there, they were callicos, he brought them in a trunk, I went with him to fetch it from Wood-street, Westminster, and brought it to my house; the next morning he broke the trunk open in my presence, it contained things in brown papers, some were open which contained muslins, that was three days before Mr. Jealous came, they were the trunks of the prisoner, they were the things he brought in the trunks three days before, part of them were the same goods.</p>
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<p>I remember the prisoner coming to board at our house, he brought some things in a trunk, some were wrapped up in papers, and appeared to me to be muslins; Jealous came three days after, he took away the prisoner's boxes. On a Saturday the prisoner brought his box, and on Monday night he broke it open, and it contained a deal of property, and I said, Sam, I would not wish that trunk to be opened. I lent him a box, and a good lock and key. On Tuesday he brought home four handkerchiefs, three of them were South Sea handkerchiefs; he gave me one. On Wednesday Jealous and Welch came in, and called out to my husband, I said I had no goods but what was
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<p>(The things deposed to by the marks made by a person in colouring.)</p>
<p>Mr. Alderman Watson. Do you ever sell any of these goods, and let them go out of your shop with the mark upon them? - Yes, I dare say we do sometimes on the shawls. This is my private mark, I never sold any to the prisoner. This is a printed callico, here are two other pieces of callico which have no marks, but are our sort and pattern, with Mr. Welch's name and mark on them.</p>
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<p>I am shopman to the prosecutor, this mark I swear to, and the price and shop mark in my hand writing; we sometimes sell these articles with the mark on them. This piece was in our possession on the 3d of October, I do not believe it ever was disposed of in trade; I have been in the shop ever since, and should have seen it go if it had been sold. These shawls have the private mark of Anstie and Baker, I cannot
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<p>Welch. Here is my mark on two of the three pieces, which proves to me to a certainty that at some time I have received this piece from Anstie and Baker: it is made by me in chalk, it is a hasty way to mark hundreds and thousands. A. B. I recollect no other customers whose names begin so, but Anstie and Baker; the other piece has an A. only, which is not so satisfactory.</p>
<p>Court. What is the value of these articles? - The four cotton shawls are worth about 7 s. the chintz, which was found in his hands, is worth 16 s. the other articles are worth 5 l.</p>
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<p>(Aged 22.)</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow informed the Court he should give up the other twelve indictments against this prisoner.</p>
<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a dealer in tobacco, about seven o'clock, the 30th of September, the prisoner came into my shop, he offered this roll of tobacco for sale, he offered it at 18 d. per lb. it was not a fair price, we pay upwards of 2 s in the wholesale. I sent for an officer, and Mr. Dutton and I stopped the man; Mr. Dutton was present, he said this is my roll, and my hand labour; he said he would swear to it. The prisoner said he had not stolen it, it was given him by a shipmate; we took the tobacco to the magistrate, who sealed it up.</p>
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<p>I am an officer, I was sent for to take him into custody.</p>
<p>Dutton. I have not the least doubt of its being my own property, I manufactured it myself; it is not so much as was lost out of my shop, some must have been taken away, Mr. Stole weighed it, and said it weighed about 7 lb. 10 oz. I think I should know it, and could distinguish it as my manufacture, at York, or in any part of the kingdom; there is tobacco made up in this shape for exportation (unrolls the tobacco) I believe this tobacco to be mine by a fold in the ends peculiar to myself. The prisoner was taken the day after it was lost.</p>
<p>Please you, my Lord, I know nothing about it being stolen, as I was coming along from my work I met a shipmate, he asked me if I would have a drink of beer, being weary with work, I said I did not care if I did, he then asked me to sell this roll of tobacco; I told him I did not know where to sell it; he said he took it out of his chest, and was much distressed; I said I would take it to the shop where I bought my smoking tobacco; I went there, and his wife said her husband was not at home; but she sent for him; I was taken up, the gentleman told me to open my breast, in order that he might see if there was a scar on my breast, when he found there was none, he said you are not the man. I am as innocent as the child unborn.</p>
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<p>On Saturday morning the 8th, the prosecutor applied to me and described the prisoner; he told me he had hold of him, but he escaped; I found him about eleven o'clock at the Sun, St. Catherine's; this was on the 11th, Tuesday; I searched him, and found this knife and fork. (Prosecutor deposes to the knife and fork produced by Dawson.) I have had this knife eleven or twelve months, it was in the bag.</p>
<p>It was ten o'clock at night when I went into the house in St. Catherine's, the prosecutor says it was between seven and eight; I went to that house for a lodging. On board that ship there were many knives like that.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to Mr. Etherington, of Kilburn Wells, I am collector of the tolls. The 15th, Saturday morning, the prisoner came to the gate, I asked him how far he was travelling? he said he was going to London; he had the geese in a bag on his back; I said, have you been robbing a hen roost? the bag was bloody, I stopped him, and in the bag I found four fowls and six geese, all dead, but quite hot, they were brought to Bow-street. The prosecutor appeared on Tuesday. Mr. Wilkinson saw all the things. The prisoner said he did not know who they belonged to. The prosecutor swore to them.</p>
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<p>I was coming over the common, and I heard these geese cry out, as I went up to them there was a man ran away, therefore I took them and put them in my sack.</p>
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<p>Gee. It was near three miles from the turnpike where I seized the prisoner.</p>
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<p>I saw the prisoners taken, I saw the goose taken by Fairfax, with its throat cut.</p>
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<p>I served the prisoner at the bar, with a quarter of a yard of Irish; I do not know any thing of the cotton, there was only one customer in the shop besides the prisoner.</p>
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<p>I am a cheesemonger; on the 13th inst. the morning the property was lost, the prisoner came into my shop; I was present when she was searched; I followed her into a liquor shop, next door to me; his name is Franklin; I thought she had something improperly come by; she refused to let me search; a constable was sent for: I saw the property found in her apron, which was in one part tucked under her arm, the constable took it from her; I went to Mr. Gibson's, and told them of the robbery.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I took this printed cotton from the prisoner, it was in her apron. (Prosecutor deposes to the cotton.) I have not the least doubt about it: I had been taking stock; I know this is a capital offence.</p>
<p>I ask you Mr. Gibson, whether you do not know that the prisoner is indicted for a capital offence? - Yes, I do.</p>
<p>Jury to Prosecutor. Did that customer tell you, she had seen the linen taken out of the shop? - No she did not, and if she had, I believe she would have told me: the value of the goods is 30 s.</p>
<p>I leave it to my counsel.</p>
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<p>I am shopman to Mr. Twiddle: I saw the prisoner come into the shop, the first witness attended her; she had no cloak on; I am sure it is the same person; on the morning following, a gentleman brought the mark and shewed to me; I went to the place where the muslin was stopped, and saw the prisoner and the muslin, it was marked in characters made by my master, it is the characters used by the shop, we sell goods with the mark of the shop sometimes; I think I had seen it the day before, the wrapper had not been opened that day until she came in; I can with propriety swear it was my master's property, the value is twenty shillings; I do not know either of the other customers; this woman was in view of the other customers in the shop.</p>
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<p>I keep a shop in Red-lion-street; the prisoner at the bar came to my shop, and brought a piece of muslin handkerchief in her apron; she wanted some person to help fold them up; she asked a lady who was in the shop; she came to me in a room adjoining the shop, she came in and gave me the folded part, there was two loose; I told her I thought they were not hers; she said they are not. I told her to send the owner for them. She returned in a quarter of an hour, and said now I have brought the owner, I am the owner said she; she said, I stole them, and what do you think of that? she had no name she said, she was born in the reign of King Charles. She repeatedly told me she had stolen them, I asked her of whom? she refused to tell me. I delivered the property to Christian, the officer, that night. She came to me the 14th of October, between six and seven at night, the man's name is Gilson who took the shop mark to Twidle's; when she first came she appeared sober, but when she came the second time she appeared in liquor.</p>
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<p>I am a constable, I produce a piece of muslin handkerchief, I received it from
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<p>About half an hour after three the woman who had these handkerchiefs, asked me 2 s. 3 d. a piece, I bid her 2 s. she followed me to the Rosemary Branch; I bought them, I was obliged to make a pledge to buy them. When I was in the shop the gentleman shewed me only two pieces of handkerchiefs, and two pieces he took back again.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>I am servant to the prosecutor, the prisoner took the mug, I did not see him take it; he came to our house about half after five with three artichoaks, that was Whitaker, and he said they were for my master, who had ordered them; he said they were not paid for; I said, I suppose you brought them from Mr. Fogg's, and he said yes; I told him my master or mistress would pay him for them; he said, very well; he asked for a little small beer, the apprentice went for the beer, and I asked him to twist the stalks off the artichoaks, and he did, and I left him; and while the lad was gone for the beer he went into the parlour, and took the mug; he did not wait for the beer, I saw the mug was gone. I saw the prisoner afterwards the same night at the watch-house, he said there he did not know the street where my master lived. I found the mug at his lodgings.</p>
<p>(The constable produced the mug.)</p>
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<p>The two prisoners were laying together in a room on some straw, I asked one of them if his name was Whitaker? he said yes, but his name was Purser; then I took the other, which was Whitaker; he wanted to go backwards, that was denied him; he squatted down, and out of his breeches I pulled this mug.</p>
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<p>I searched the prisoner, the patrol took this mug out of Whitaker's breeches, and gave it to me; I found nothing on the prisoner Purser. (The mug deposed to by the crest, a hawk upon a coronet.) I have no doubt of it.</p>
<p>Court. What is the value of the mug? - The value of the mug is about 30 s.</p>
<p>Court. You have valued it at 50 s.</p>
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<p>I know the prisoner Whitaker, and drew him some beer.</p>
<p>Court to Prosecutor. You never sent any artichoaks home? - No.</p>
<p>I was not absent that same day this accident happened, I had been in company with two young men from two to four at the waterside, I had a little drop in my head; I came home, it was three quarters after nine, I knocked at the door, where I thought to get a lodging, they said the bed was let; I said we were destitute; she said I might lay there, and the two young men that lived up stairs came down, and we were in the room. I knew nothing what I was taken for, I had no artichoaks to sell that day, I have witnesses enough.</p>
<p>The prisoner Whitaker called four witnesses, who gave him a very good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The seats deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>He came to my house, and said how do you do Mr. Shimmer; says he, I have lost my seats; I suppose they have only played the rogue with them; says I, as I know you, I will see if I can serve you; if I can do you any good, says he, ten years hence I will do it, God bless you, and I thank you.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. LEE sworn.</p>
<p>I have kept this cheese from the day it was taken from Mr. Kaye.</p>
<p>My Lord, I have nobody here to speak for me, I have no witnesses.</p>
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<p>I went to the prisoner's room, she was in bed, I told her to get up; after that two more women came into the room, she directed them to go with me where the watch was; I went with them, and when I came there I told the young woman I came for the watch. She asked by whose order? one of the girls who went with me said, by order of
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<p>I went after the prisoner, I found her in bed, the handkerchief fell off the bed; the prosecutor said it was his. I said, the watch cannot be far off.</p>
<p>(The watch and handkerchief deposed to.)</p>
<p>I never saw the gentleman till that morning, he said I will not hurt you.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>I am porter to Mr. Brounger, I carried some goods on the 24th of September to the
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<p>I belong to the book-keeper, I received the things of Mr. Randall, the porter, directed as beforementioned, I put them into the waggon about six at night.</p>
<p>- ELLIOT sworn.</p>
<p>I received this package the 21st of September, directed as above, I lost it out of the yard in London before I set off, they were put into the waggon between six and seven in the evening, I saw them put in, I did not miss them at all till I was informed of them. I did not go with the waggon that morning, one Pass drove it, he is not here; they were in the fore part of the waggon, when I searched nothing else was missing; none of the ropes had been cut, it was a covered waggon.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Have you no partner, or joint property? - No.</p>
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<p>- CARPMEAL sworn.</p>
<p>I was with Townsend, I knocked at the door, Mrs. Harris's daughter opened the back door. (Deposed to the same effect.) We found the bills of parcels. Mrs. Harris said, Tellfair brought them, and wanted to sell them to her for 20 l.</p>
<p>(The things deposed to by Brounger.)</p>
<p>A man asked me to carry it.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am wife of the prosecutor, I did not know when the prisoner took the spoon, but it was pledged the 1st of October; I did not miss it till the 13th of October.</p>
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<p>I lent her 4 s. upon it, I had no suspicion of her, I have seen her before, she said she brought it for her mistress.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>I live with Mr. Middleton, I was in the shop on the 15th of October; I saw the prisoner in the shop about eight in the evening, he asked to see some pencil cases, I shewed him several, he bought none; he came in alone, nobody else was in the shop; he staid ten minutes or a quarter of an hour; I did not miss any thing, he bid me a good night, and went out of the shop, and was brought in again by the patrol; he was searched in my presence, and it was found upon him.</p>
<p>The PATROL sworn.</p>
<p>I received information from a lady of a man having stolen a silver pencil; I walked backwards and forwards, and the prisoner was looking at the pencils six or seven minutes; when he came out of the shop Sir Sampson's patrol and I stopped him, and brought him into the shop, and Sir Sampson's patrol searched him, and found a silver pencil in his left sleeve.</p>
<p>- STEWART sworn.</p>
<p>I am Sir Sampson's patrol. Deposed to the same effect.</p>
<p>(The pencil deposed to by the prosecutor and Pickering, by a private mark.)</p>
<p>I bought this pencil of a Jew the day before, and I wanted to send another to my cousins at school. I was very much in liquor.</p>
<p>Patrol. He did not appear to me to be much in liquor.</p>
<p>Court. What is the value of that pencil? - The intrinsic value I look upon to be 4 s. not 5 s.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am Mr. Yates's clerk, he is a
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<p>I was employed by the prosecutor, on the 19th of October, about seven, I met my master, he begged me to stop to be searched, the three prisoners were ordered to stand by themselves in the parlour. My master read
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<p>I am another of the journeymen; last Wednesday I was desired to keep a sharp look out after the three prisoners; I placed myself opposite to them, and while my master was reading the letter I observed Clinch stoop with his hands under the chair behind him, and there was a dozen of spoons, which master opened; then Pitt took the candle and looked, and there was no more then: while these spoons were examining, a second parcel was found near Owen, between him and the chair; he stood before the chair, close to it; I do not say whether the spoons were between his legs, for when charged he moved his situation.</p>
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<p>I was present at the search, I observed nothing particular till the spoons were taken out of the chair, then I saw Owen endeavouring to shift himself, and I saw him stoop, and something dropped, I did not see it, I heard it.</p>
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<p>I have a stand in the Fleet-market, I sell hard ware and spoons; six weeks ago the prisoner Clinch offered and sold me some spoons, I gave him two shillings a dozen, and bought of him several times; he said, I make them myself, I live in Petticoat-lane. (The spoons that were found on the chair near Clinch deposed to, marked R. Y. And are part of the goods that were marked.)</p>
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<p>I know nothing of the spoons, nor knew nothing of them till that night we were stopped.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost the sacking on the 11th of October last; it was on a Tuesday; I only prove the property.</p>
<p>- BROTHERHEAD sworn.</p>
<p>I saw the prisoner take the sacking from the warehouse between one and two; I saw him stopped with it. The prisoner brought it back to the warehouse, and put it down.</p>
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<p>I am shopman; I had been to dinner, and left this man Brotherhead in the shop; I was informed the prisoner had taken something; I ran after him; he was about 20 yards; I followed him 100 yards; I asked him where he was going with it; I took him by the collar, and made him bring it
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<p>Mr. Knowlys, Prisoner's Counsel. Was this made up into a sack? - All in a roll.</p>
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<p>I am constable; I was sent for to Mr. Dyer's shop; I took charge of the prisoner, and have had the sacking ever since. (Produced)</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. Did the prisoner come back quietly? - Yes.</p>
<p>(The sacking deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
<p>The prisoner called seven witnesses, most of whom knew him from his infancy; they all gave him a very good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am an apprentice; I know the prisoner; she pledged a pair of breeches with me the 7th of September, a pair of stockings for 9 d. the 20th of September; the breeches are velveteen, the stockings are worsted; a coat for 6 s. 2 d. the 24th of September, and two waistcoats for 6 s.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I never gave the prisoner leave to pawn any thing for me.</p>
<p>(The clothes produced.)</p>
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<p>I have mended my father's stockings; those stockings are mine.</p>
<p>(The prosecutor deposes to the coat.)</p>
<p>I have had the coat twelve months; I am sure it is mine.</p>
<p>(Prosecutor deposes to the waistcoat.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave myself to the mercy of the Jury.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am constable of the parish of Ware. Mr. Watkins gave charge of the prisoner; after that he knocked me down because I would not let him take the prisoner away. About six in the morning the prisoner said, she wished I would go to
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<p>I received two spoons from the prisoner on Tuesday night; she desired me to be good enough to keep them for her till next day.</p>
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<p>I apprehended the prisoner. I did not beat Brown; he beat me. I apprehended her, and took her to a public-house. The prisoner is, I believe, some relation to Lovell.</p>
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<p>I have nothing more say, than the window was fast. The prisoner is my niece; I brought her up from her infancy. I came to prove my property in the spoons: those five tea-spoons are mine; one is marked I. P. my first husband's name. Three weeks ago, or better, I missed the spoons in the morning.</p>
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<p>I saw the windows of the house fast; I did not sleep there.</p>
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<p>I saw the window open in the morning.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I married the prisoner's aunt. (Deposes to the table-spoons and breast-buckle.) They are all marked W. A. L. I have had the breast-buckle seven or eight years.</p>
<p>My mother gave the things to me; she lives in Green-street, Enfield; I have nothing to say but I am innocent. I have no witnesses.</p>
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<p>The foreman of the carpenters cut the lead, and sold it; and he sent me another time with another piece, and I sold it for fourteen pence.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner brought these shoes to me at different times, one pair at a time; I asked him particularly concerning them; he said, a shoe-maker was indebted to him for hair-dressing, and paid him in shoes. I lent him 3 s. a pair; that, I imagine, is pretty near the value.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a patrol. Last Monday night, a little after nine, I took the prisoner with the lead, the last witness was with me. The prisoner said, he found the lead by a watch-box.</p>
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<p>I live in the prosecutrix's house. On the 24th, in the evening, I was at home; I was looking to see if the rest of the lead was gone, a part was gone before. I saw the lead on the pump next the mews the night before. The lead is fixed to the wall of the house.</p>
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<p>I saw a man on the building between nine and ten; I do not know who the man was; it was very dark; it is in a mews.</p>
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<p>I saw the prisoner close to the place where the lead was taken away; it was a quarter past nine; he had nothing about him.</p>
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<p>I was the constable of the night; I detained the man, and fitted the lead the next morning; it fitted exactly; it seems to be ript off.</p>
<p>Court to Matthews. When you took the prisoner in Stephen-street, how near is that to Mrs. Dennis's house? - About 200 yards.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I found the lead.</p>
<p>(The lead produced, and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am servant to the last witness, the articles in the indictment were taken from the
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<p>I took these things taken from the servant, I did not see them on the prisoner; the young woman was picking them up.</p>
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<p>A young man offered me sixpence to carry them.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I assisted in looking over these things, I suspected the prisoner passing by; I told this last witness to follow him, she stopped him; I pulled a cloak out of his pocket, and I said it is my sister's cloak; he said, is it? I saw part of the things taken from him, but not all; I saw the shawl the day before on my sister's neck, when she went out of town she pulled it off dirty; it was up stairs, I never went up stairs, I took care of the bar.</p>
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<p>I was going by the house at the time of the robbery, and assisted to apprehend the prisoner, and took these things out of his pockets, and picklock keys, and an iron crow. (The things deposed to.) I tried the door and drawers with the keys, and they opened them.</p>
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<p>I have no witnesses, I happened to go to Hoxton, and called in and had a pint of beer; I found the bundle with these things in the privy.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>I was sent for by Davis, the pawnbroker, on the 8th of this month; the prisoner was at his shop, I searched her, and found these things on her; I said nothing to her, either that it would be better or worse. She told me she broke open the house; I asked her if she had any accomplices, and she said no.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I never told him any such thing.</p>
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<p>(Deposed to the things, and Larkins also deposed to them.)</p>
<p>Court to Mr. Andre. What is the value of these things? - I cannot say; I knew the prisoner very well, she was not employed by me that I recollect, her sister lives with us now, her name is Mary, the prisoner had been a servant.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a soldier of the 1st regiment, on the 21st of this month I was going to Knights-bridge Barracks, between nine and ten I observed two men running from Mr. Jones, on Constitution-hill into the Green-park; I came up to Mr. Jones, and he said, if I was an honest man he hoped I would assist him. I told him I would. We never lost sight of Clarke, and took him at about two hundred yards distance, the other got away. I saw nothing found on Clarke, I saw him searched at the White Horse public-house, Piccadilly.</p>
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<p>I saw Clarke brought in, he was in Ting's custody, and I apprehended Sennett the same day, last Saturday; I found a duplicate in his pocket of one Winn, a pawnbroker, Cable-street; I went there with the prosecutor, and found a silver watch and seals; the pawnbroker has it here.</p>
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<p>This young man (Sennett) came to the Jolly Sailors, in Cable-street, and called for a pint of purl on Saturday, October 21, between ten and eleven in the morning, he said he had a watch, he wanted to sell it, I think I should know the watch, though I did not take much notice of it, it was a silver watch, with two seals; a Jew offered him a guinea for it; he sent the servant girl to pawn it for a guinea and a half, and I went with her, and pawned it myself for twenty-six shillings. I gave him all the money.</p>
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<p>I went with two more serjeants, and secured Sennett, and we held him while he was searched by the captain of the patrol. I saw the duplicate found.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker, I produce a watch pawned by
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<p>Court to Fugan. What time of day did you take him? - Between three and four in the afternoon.</p>
<p>(The watch deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I am very sorry to be brought to this place for what I am not guilty of.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the matter.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>* Not feloniously assaulting.</p>
<p>The witnesses examined separate.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner Randall's Counsel. What dress did you see Randall in when he was at Bow-street? - A drab coloured kind of coat, the coat he has on now, apparently to me the coat he had on at the time he was stopped.</p>
<p>So you swore at that time? - I judged it so.</p>
<p>It is by that principally that you enable yourself to swear to him? - No, Sir; I have a strong recollection of his face.</p>
<p>You had never seen either of the persons who robbed you before? - Never to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Court. Was any body with you? - My brother and two little girls.</p>
<p>Your children are young children, I suppose? - Yes.</p>
<p>Are they here? - No, the one is about ten, the other six or seven.</p>
<p>Did you ever find any of your things? - No.</p>
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<p>I was with my brother, in his one horse chaise, on Monday the 5th of September; as my brother and I were coming from Hayes, on the
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<p>Can you swear to him? - Yes, I can.</p>
<p>Are you positive? - I am as to his person, because he was on the same side of the chaise where I sat, it was close by my side; they ordered the horse to be stopt; then they demanded the money, my brother asked them if they would take all his money? whether he would not allow him something for his expences on the road? he said, deliver all your money and your watch. I saw my brother deliver his money and his watch, they then rode off towards Harrow. I saw them at Bow-street the Tuesday se'nnight after. I cannot swear to Randall's person.</p>
<p>Jury. Who was the money given to? - To Randall.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179110260026"/>Pelfreyman? - Yes; I believe him to be the man, but I cannot swear.</p>
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<p>I am a patrol of Bow-street, I apprehended the two prisoners, one in Park-street, and the other in Park-lane. I saw them on the Harrow-road, coming towards home on horseback, the 5th of September, about a quarter before seven in the afternoon. Randall was
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<p>I am watchman where the men were taken. I knew Randall before, I assisted to take them.</p>
<p>I can bring witnesses where I was at the time of the robbery.</p>
<p>I leave it to my counsel.</p>
<p>The prisoner, Pelfreyman, being admonished by the Court of the danger of supporting an alibi by perjury, withdrew it.</p>
<p>The prisoner, Randall, called six witnesses to his character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. It is my duty, my Lord, to submit a motion in arrest of judgment; the indictment states that there was no sort of alarm made on his person, there is an assault but not a felonious assault. (The indictment read.) The jurors present that
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<p>Mr. Garrow. There is a felonious larceny and a felonious putting in fear, but not a felonious assault.</p>
<p>Court. Then there must be another indictment, we cannot suffer two men to go upon the highway again.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. To be sure they cannot be convicted of the same felony again, if they have the misfortune to stand there, I must exercise my judgment; I do not feel myself armed with powers to wave a good objection.</p>
<p>[The prosecutor and witnesses ordered to go to Hick's-Hall and prefer a new indictment, and tell the person who drew it that he has made a mistake.</p>