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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179112070001"/>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 7th of DECEMBER, 1791, and the following Days;
<p>Being the FIRST SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honourable
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<p>NUMBER I. PART I.</p>
<p>Printed for E. HODGSON (the Proprietor); And Sold by
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179112070002"/>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>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. There are other persons live in the house? - Yes.</p>
<p>They have keys to let themselves in? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I am a shoemaker. On the day of the robbery I had been walking, and returned home with my sister. She put the key in the door, and it flew open; Mrs. Hughes screamed, and ran down stairs. My wife and I went into the room; as soon as I went in I saw the prisoner, not before; I saw him behind the door; my wife screamed out on seeing him, and said, Oh, you thief! I seized him; the things were taken, from him, and delivered to me, and I have kept them ever since. (Produces the things.)
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<p>Mr. Garrow. You saw Keys come down after you went in, but you cannot say whether he was in the house before? - No.</p>
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<p>I had been out on the Sunday; when we returned, my sister said, the door is open; she screamed out, and ran down stairs; and I went in with my husband, and saw the prisoner in an easy chair. We held him a few minutes. I was going then to look for my sister. He tussled with my husband, and they fell. He was searched, and I saw the shagreen watch taken from him, and a pair of silver shoe-buckles.</p>
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<p>I keep a publick house. About four or five o'clock of the Sunday afternoon, I went up stairs to her apartment, and found the prisoner struggling with the brother and his wife to get away from them. I pushed him back into the room; I put my hand into his pocket, and found a watch and a picklock key; there were several things taken from him. (Deposes to the articles.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Hughes deposes to the property. The watch I have had three years; it is worth 20 s. the other is worth 10 s. the silver buckles 4 s. stone breast buckle 1 s. thimble, three plain silver sleeve buttons 6 d. child's bell and wire ring, I put no value on these things.</p>
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<p>The prisoner at the bar offered this remnant of callico to pledge. I stopped him.</p>
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<p>(Prosecutor deposes to the goods.)</p>
<p>There is a person here who was present when I bought some of these articles laid to my charge.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Heather; he is ill, and unable to attend. This young man brought the picture into our shop on the 28th of October. He asked to exchange it for a pin. Mr. Heather thought he did not come honestly by it, and sent for a constable. The prisoner said, a young woman gave it him for a pin. (Produces the picture.) Mr. Heather delivered the picture to me. I am sure this is the picture the prisoner offered.</p>
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<p>I am a patrole; I searched the prisoner in Heather's shop, and found a small magnifying glass and a shilling. I went with Mr. Shelley to his house, and searched the prisoner's box, Mr. Shelley was present, I found a shirt and two neck handkerchiefs; they are here.</p>
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<p>I came by the shilling honestly; the magnifying glass I found in sweeping out the pantry; the linen I had from the country; my mother always washed for me.</p>
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<p>I live in Eagle-street; I am a housekeeper. On the 13th of November, about a quarter before nine, I was sitting in my parlour, I heard my sister cry out, Brother, brother, a thief! I got up, and ran out; I saw the prisoner in the passage running out; I had a very good view of him, because there is a very good light; my sister had a candle in her hand. I pursued him into Holborn; as he turned the corner of Dean-street I lost sight of him; that may be 20 yards. Mr. Walker stopped him in Holborn. I went up to them. The prisoner is the man that I saw run out of the house. When he was brought back, he said, he was not the man. He was taken to the watch-house.</p>
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<p>I heard the alarm before he ran out about a quarter of a minute; the man that came out of the house came out stumbling; he ran past me; I endeavoured to lay hold of him, but I missed him the first time; I then followed him down Dean street about threescore yards; I seized him in Holborn by the skirt of his coat; he struck back at me; I caught his arm, and held him by that arm and his collar; he swore at me, and asked what I wanted; I told him, I did not want him, it was those who called after him that wanted him. Mr. Cutt then came up; he was secured, and brought back. I never was three yards from him.</p>
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<p>I was walking through Holborn; I heard Stop thief! and this man came up, and this man came up, and laid hold of me. I know nothing of the matter. I have no witnesses.</p>
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<p>I saw the man take the cheese out of the basket, under the the second crane, next Wool-key. I had not time to stop him. I can swear the prisoner is the man that took the cheese. I saw him when he was brought back; he was the same man; I have no doubt about him; he had a jacket on.</p>
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<p>I was just come off the keys. I met the prisoner with something, which I supposed to be a cheese; I stopped him, and found a cheese in his apron. He said, he found it. I made enquiry, and took the prisoner to the keys, and found Mr. Smith had lost one. I did not examine the other cheeses; they have no marks; it was all that kind of cheese, as far as I know. There were 114 baskets, and one was missing from one basket, and this corresponded.</p>
<p>Mr. Wells, the constable, has transported above forty people in the last two years.</p>
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<p>I a constable to the West-India Merchants. I secured the prisoner, and kept the property ever since.</p>
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<p>I stopped the prisoners on Thursday, the 3d of November, in Petticoat-lane; Skelton had two pieces of bar iron, weighing 32 lb. and Martin two pieces, weighing 12 lb. Mr. Jones claimed the property I produce.</p>
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<p>I live in Swan-yard, Bishopsgate-street; I am a farrier. This iron is mine. This bar has been in my shop two years and a half; it is stouter than that which I usually use in my business. On the 19th of October, I was drinking a pot of beer with Mr. Parr, from whom I took the shop, and was observing, that I had not used all the iron he had left. Skelton asked Parr to give him something to drink, (I only swear to one bar) and said, he wished he had to work up that iron, as it was very unhandy; he said this because Parr refused him drink. This bar is cracked, which renders it remarkable; I know the bar; I am positive.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179112070008"/>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. Was the Salutation the first house you drank at? - Yes.</p>
<p>How long had you been there? - Near an hour.</p>
<p>What liquor did you drink? - Part of two pints of beer between me and two more.</p>
<p>How long did you stay at the Running Horses? - The space of an hour.</p>
<p>You drank there too? - Yes.</p>
<p>Do you recollect fighting any body in the street after you went out of the Running Horses? - No.</p>
<p>Was you so sober as to recollect all that happened to you? - Yes; I was not paid off when the ship was paid.</p>
<p>Had you been at the Bull public-house that night? - At the Bull, Sir.</p>
<p>Aye, recollect yourself; and recollect, there is less offence in a sailor's getting drunk after a long voyage than in swearing against a man? - I was in the Bull.</p>
<p>And there you invited a young woman to pass the night with you? - I was in no woman's company any further than this, I saw a woman in a black gown; she asked me what countryman I was; I told her, I was of the West of England, and I asked her for a cook's shop; I went into the cook's shop, and asked her to sit down; she did not come in then, she returned again in five minutes; she came up through the street with me again; I went along with her to the Salutation, then the landlord asked her what she did there.</p>
<p>She was a common woman? - I never saw her before; he asked her what she did there? she said, she came to drink a glass of something with me. He said, he would as soon see her backside as see her face; and I never saw the woman afterwards.</p>
<p>Do you mean to swear that after that you was not at the Bull with this young woman? - Yes, Sir.</p>
<p>Why, you was not so ungallant surely as an English sailor to let her go out of the house by herself? - I never saw her afterwards; I was at the Bull before I went to the eating-house.</p>
<p>What became of you after you had lost this woman, that would not have been a pleasant circumstance, you know? I went back again to the Running Horses after that.</p>
<p>How long did you continue drinking there? You drank at the Salutation, then you got to the Running Horses, then to the eating-house, then to the Salutation again, and then to the Running Horses again; at all of which you took a little drop of a nip? - I staid at the Running Horses about half an hour after eight, and had two pints of slip; I did not drink it all myself; there was four or five of us.</p>
<p>How far off did you pass your night from these running horses? - I cannot say.</p>
<p>You do not recollect fighting with any body? - No, Sir.</p>
<p>No man in a sailor's dress? - No.</p>
<p>Now, after all this drinking, do you really think you was any thing like sober? - I was sober and sensible to know what I said and did.</p>
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<p>I keep the Running Horses at Brentford. I remember the prosecutor coming in; it was between eight and nine when he came in; he was not more than an hour; the prisoner was there some of the time. Bryant paid for three pints of liquor, that was all he had; they went out together. I saw a tin box in the prosecutor's hand, but what he had in it I cannot tell; nobody else went out with the prosecutor. He came in next morning, and the prisoner was there; he said, he had lost his money. I cannot tell what passed; but soon after the prisoner went out, and brought a piece of money to pay for what he had. The prosecutor did not stop him then. The prisoner's master is a pipe-maker. He produced me half a guinea to take my reckoning; I told him it was a counterfeit; he desired I would weigh it, and it was so; the prisoner said, it was his money. The sailor charged him in custody.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Did you observe whether he was a little in liquor? - I did not observe; they went out to get a lodging.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179112070009"/>How long has the prisoner lived in your neighbourhood? - About six months; he frequented our house, and came there that morning, as he had been accustomed to do; he went out, and came in again some time after with this piece of money.</p>
<p>He might have put it all into the pipe-furnace if he had been conscious of any thing of the sort?</p>
<p>Court. Could the sailor have had a lodging in your house? - Sometimes we do let a lodging; my husband offered him half a bed.</p>
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<p>I am a pipe-maker in Brentford; the prisoner was my servant. I saw him at this publick house a quarter before nine; he gave me three pieces of medals, which I thought were half-guineas, and a guinea in gold, to take care of; he gave them me at
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<p>Mr. Garrow. The prisoner applied to you for one of these very half-guineas? - Yes; he came to me for one of the half-guineas to go back and treat Bryan at that very publick house. He has worked for me about seven months; I never saw any dishonesty by him; he bore the character of an honest man; I never missed or found any thing lost.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Violet. This man had worked next door to you for some months, what character did he bear? - I have nothing to say against him; I never heard any thing to the contrary of an honest man.</p>
<p>Did Clamtree come in there? - Yes, some time after Bryan and the prisoner had left our house; they went out very good friends; he was to shew him a lodging. I saw him afterwards give Clamtree two of the small pieces; I did not see him give the other two.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Clamtree. He gave you this money in the open tap-room, without any secret? - Yes.</p>
<p>JOHN BROWN sworn.</p>
<p>Was you at the Running Horses on the evening of the 14th of November? - Yes. I am a shoemaker at Old Brentford; I saw the prosecutor and the prisoner go out together; I saw the prisoner the next morning throw down a pocket piece to the sailor, a kind of a half-guinea coin; and after that he offered me a golden guinea not to say they went out together the over-night; that is, the said
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<p>Had any complaint been made against the prisoner? - Yes; the prosecutor charged him with the offence; he said, he could swear to the piece which I saw the criminal throw down.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. What are you? - A cordwainer. I was having a little beer; there was only me and one more, and the landlord.</p>
<p>Do you know the woman that this man afterwards went to the Bull with? - No; I was not at the Bull.</p>
<p>What did they go out together for? - I did not hear.</p>
<p>Court. Had you any acquaintance with the prisoner before? - No; the sailor recollected that I was in his company the overnight.</p>
<p>You was not examined before the magistate, nor is your name on the back of the indictment? - No.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. When was you first applied to, to give evidence? - The next day; I went before the justice, Doctor
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<p>Was you examined there? - Yes. I gave my examination in writing for what I knew of; I did not go before the Grand Jury, I was not in town.</p>
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<p>I am a shoemaker in Old Brentford; I was at the Running Horses the evening of the 14th of November; I saw Bryant
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<p>How old are you, my lad? - Thirteen, last September.</p>
<p>Do you know the nature of an oath? - Yes.</p>
<p>What are you to do? - I am to speak the truth.</p>
<p>Suppose you do not speak the truth, what will become of you? - Go to the devil. - (Sworn.) I picked up a box, I gave it to Mrs. Violet, about seven in the morning, on the dunghill, on Tuesday the 15th of November.</p>
<p>Mrs. Violet. The box was brought in, and carried to the justice's; the constable,
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<p>Mr. Garrow. A great many people live much nearer? Yes.</p>
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<p>I produce a tin box.</p>
<p>Green. This is the tin box I found.</p>
<p>Cox. Here is a certificate in it; I searched the prisoner, and found one guinea in his hand. (Produced.) This pocket-piece was on the table in the tap-room; the prosecutor told me to take it.</p>
<p>Mrs. Violet. I did not take notice of it, but the prisoner offered me such a one as this that morning.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is my box, and my certificate and card. This medal is my property, part of what I lost that evening; here is a particular scratch upon the head.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Prosecutor. How many of these medals did you buy? - Three, there was never another in his shop; there is a scratch on the King's head side.</p>
<p>Do you mean a long one all down the crown? - It is not so very long.</p>
<p>Does it reach from the top to the bottom? - Almost.</p>
<p>And that is on the head side? - Yes.</p>
<p>That you are quite sure of? - Yes.</p>
<p>So much for certainty; now it happens to be on the other side. When you speak of the head, you do not mean the tail? - No.</p>
<p>(Shews him a guinea) Which is the head side of that? - (He points to the head side, and persists in the scratch being on the head side.) I saw him chuck this medal on the floor.</p>
<p>Court to
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<p>Court to Bryant. When you went out of the publick house in company with the prisoner, you say you went to get a lodging, and in a narrow place, a sort of alley, he gave you a jerk, and put his hand in your
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<p>Was there any other force made use of? - He took me by the shoulder.</p>
<p>I am sorry to trouble the Court. but they took one guinea, a sixpence, and a penny; the guinea I worked hard for I think I have a right to have: my defence is as this; I gave my master one guinea, and three pocket-pieces, a quarter before nine; I went out of this house with the prosecutor; the prosecutor had all his money at nine o'clock; the guinea and the three pocket-pieces I gave to my master before I went out with the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Court to Clamtree. What time was it? - It was near a quarter before nine that I received them of him at the Running Horses tap-room; I never saw the prosecutor till the next day.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The prosecutor was gone backwards.</p>
<p>Court. Did the prisoner afterwards leave the Running Horses? - He went home after us, I understand; the prosecutor was not in his company then.</p>
<p>(The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a very good character.)</p>
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<p>I am a furrier: on the 5th of November I was called down stairs, and found fifty-two skins offering for sale by the prisoner; he had sold my servant some in the morning of this day; I asked him where he got them; he said he bred them, that he kept a large number of rabbits; I told him he dried them very nice; he said yes, he hung them up by the nose to dry in the cellar; I then told him that would not do, for that they were foreign skins; I threatened to send him to the compter; and he then said, that a man had given them to him to sell; I told him to send for the man; he said he did not know where to send for the man, as he had never seen him before: he came to me about seven o'clock in the evening.</p>
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<p>I am an apprentice to Mr. Thomas; I was present when the prisoner brought in the goods; I am sure he is the man who sold me some skins the same morning.</p>
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<p>My lord, I am a servant to Messrs. Borrodaile; these skins are of the same quality of those we lost; these are Flemish skins.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my lord; coming from London-wall, a man gave me these skins to sell, and said, if I sold them, he would give me a shilling; I do not know where to find him.</p>
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<p>I am brother to the prosecutor; I pursued two men up to the corner of Giltspur-street; I heard the last witness crying murder! I went to his assistance, and I was knocked down; he was dressed in white, I believe, in a smock frock.</p>
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<p>I am a patrole; I went into a number of different houses; I sent the evidence Buckland into the sign of the Sun, to get a pennyworth of beer; he came out again, and I went in and took them; there might be eighteen or nineteen people in the room, most of them thieves.</p>
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<p>I only know of the prisoners being taken out of the house.</p>
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<p>Buckland. While I was drinking my pennyworth of beer, I heard one of the prisoners say to one Douglas, if you had been with us, we should have brought the butter away, and that it would have been ten hog a-piece: Smith said one of the people was a lusty young fellow, but he had tipt him his gruel as he ought to have it,</p>
<p>Smith. Please you, my lord, I had been to the White-horse cellar, to deliver a horse; I returned about half past six; I have no witnesses, they are in the country.</p>
<p>Wade. I never was out of Cow-cross that night.</p>
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<p>I am a brass-founder; I work with Mr.
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<p>Deposed to the same effect.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I have had the brass ever since in my possession; it is in the same state in which I received it.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There were neither promises nor threats used to induce him to confess.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. COMMON SERJEANT.</p> </div1>
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<p>I saw the prisoner, with the cheeses under his arm; I have kept them ever since.</p>
<p>(Prosecutrix deposes to them.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was coming from work; I went into the Angel to borrow a shilling; they stopt another man before they did me.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I was coming from Enfield-highway, and I heard a woman cry Stop thief! that man has got my shirts; and I stopped the prisoner; and my mate,
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<p>(The shirts produced.)</p>
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<p>I am constable; I produce the shirts; Harvey delivered them to me; he brought the prisoner with him.</p>
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<p>I know these shirts to be my husband's; they were taken off the line wet; I did not know the prisoner before my little girl told me that a man was taking them; and I ran
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<p>I was with Harvey when the prosecutor's wife was running after the prisoner, and we pursued him and took him; he said, What do you want? I conducted him to the constable; it was not more than two minutes after the shirts were taken off the line.</p>
<p>I was coming from Hertford, and I was coming along; a man overtook me, and travelled about four miles with me; he wanted to borrow sixpence, and I lent him it; he said he lived at a house on the road; he went into a house; he said his sister lived there; and I walked on; and he came out, and gave the bundle to me; and this woman called Halloobulloo, we have a thief now, and I will get enough to keep me all the winter; they took my property from me; I am a stranger in this country, I came from Ireland.</p>
<p>Court to Mrs. Germain. Had he any bundle? - Nothing but the shirts.</p>
<p>Jury. Was any other man with him at the time? - No person; he had the shirts on his arm.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>As I was making candles, I saw the prisoner at the bar running across the shop; I laid hold of him; he had the watch in his left-hand; he threw it into the parlour.</p>
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<p>I went into the parlour; I saw the watch, and picked it up; Mrs. Bourne was holding him by the collar.</p>
<p>Joyce. I had the watch a little time, and gave it to Sanders.</p>
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<p>I had a holiday that day, and went to get change for a shilling in their shop; I knocked with my foot several times; and, coming out, this young man charged me with stealing the watch; I have several respectable witnesses to my character.</p>
<p>(The prisoner called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner was my mother's
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<interp inst="t17911207-15-person210" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came to me, and informed me he had apprehended a man with a quantity of this tin about him, which he not giving a satisfactory account of, they detained him; he was asked what he was going to do with it; he
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<p>I am a patrol, under the direction of Sir Sampson Wright; I stopped the prisoner at the bar with this tin on his shoulder; I asked him what it was; he said, tin; he worked for Mr. Swabey, near Vauxhall, and was going to take it to Mr. Howard, in Long-acre; I took it off, and examined it; I said he might be right, but I would go with him to Mr. Howard; I left him at a public-house, and went to a coachmaker, who said coachmakers did not use it; I took him then to the office, and he was committed; there was no such person as Howard to be found.</p>
<p>My Lord, as I was coming home, last Lord-Mayor's day, I stepped upon this tin, in return home; I took it next day and sold as much as came to half-a-crown: my wife was taken in labour, and said, you may as well go and sell the remainder of this tin: I was going to Charing-cross, and the patroles stopped me.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I know the prisoner at the bar; I met him at the head of Old Gravel lane, with the lead in a sack, on the 21st of November, about four in the evening; I asked him what he had got there; he said, a bit of blue; that is slang for lead; I do not know whether any examination was taken in writing before the magistrate; he said he had had it seven months: at the public-house he said he had an estate in Hertfordshire; the lead has been kept in the office under my charge; I marked it with a W.</p>
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<p>I took the lead from the office, and fitted it to the place; the hole does not run right through, it runs upon an angle; I can only swear to one piece of the lead; they were detached pieces of lead, some fitting one house and some another.</p>
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<p>I was also present. (Deposes to the same effect.)</p>
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<p>I am a plumber; I have no shadow of doubt but it is the identical lead fitted to
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<p>Prisoner. I bought five pieces of lead, and gave 18 s. a hundred for the lead; I bought it to send into Hertfordshire, where I was building a little tenement; Turner is only a cadee; he is a thief; he has been in Newgate; he stole beer and pork; he is well known in Newgate.</p>
<p>Turner. I was convicted of an assault, and confined in Newgate; it was upon a girl, for striking her; it was not for an attempt to commit a rape.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am coachman to Mrs. La Hoope. On Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday, the prisoner at the bar came to me into the stable, and said to me, Mr. Hall is going to send for your horses very early on the Thursday, that they were to go upon a job, which he (the prisoner) was to drive, for a single gentleman who came from the West-Indies, and who had had a job of Mr. Hall three years before he went to the West-Indies; that he was to have 9 s. a week of Mr. Hall, and 10 s. 6 d. a week board-wages; and to have two suits of livery; this passed on the Saturday: on the Monday following he told me Mr. Hall had not taken any stables yet, but he would take some soon; he wanted me to buy him a coach-dog; I really thought he was in Mr. Hall's service; I saw him next morning, about six or seven; he told me Mr. Hall had sent him for those horses; I told him I would give them a feed of corn before they set off; I asked him if he would have a horse-cloth upon each horse; he said no; Mr. Hall lives in Hamilton-street, Piccadilly; I saw him turn up the road to London; I told him I had half a mind to go to town with him; he said there was no occasion for that, Mr. Hall would be sure to send the horses in time; I delivered the horses, but did not receive any in exchange; I should not have delivered them, if I had not thought he had been employed and sent by Mr. Hall.</p>
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<p>I live in Hamilton-street, Piccadilly; I had a pair of bay geldings in the employ of Mrs. La Hoope; I never employed the prisoner, or ever intimated to Mrs. La Hoope that I intended to change them; I certainly had an intention of changing Mrs. La Hoope's horses, and that intention might have been known in my stables, as I had purchased a pair of black long-tailed horses for her use.</p>
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<p>I am a coachmaster at Putney; the prisoner came to me about half past nine in the morning of the 29th; he said he had been informed I wanted to buy a pair of coach horses; I told him no; he said they belonged to one Mrs. Feltham, of Bedford-square, who was going to lay down her carriage; I asked him the price; he said twenty-five guineas a-piece; I offered him 30 l.; he said no, I will not take less than thirty guineas; I observed one lame, and then said I would not stand word, but would give him only twenty-five guineas; he said I should have them, if I would give him two guineas for himself; I told him to put the horses in the stable, and go into the house, and I would get the money, and pay him; I told the people about, that those horses were stolen, and desired them to get a constable; the prisoner made his escape, and I pursued him to Barnes Common, and took him in a furze bush.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Knapp, Prisoner's Counsel. It was half past four, on the 22d of November, rather duskish? - Yes.</p>
<p>It was upon the faith of Mr. Richardson's name, that you let him have a horse? - Yes.</p>
<p>Were you the first person that spoke to the person that came from Richardson? - No.</p>
<p>Are you sure that he is the person? - Yes; the yard is very light, and it is lighted between five and six; the horse was not hired generally, but to return that evening.</p>
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<p>Mr. Knapp. Mr. Humphries, what sort of a stable-yard is this of Mr. Hopkins's? - It is a place for sale and a livery-yard.</p>
<p>It is a repository, is not it? - By private contract; we do not sell by public auction, nor have not done for these four years.</p>
<p>The custom then of the repository is, to take in horses from any body that comes, without enquiring any thing at all about
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<p>What capacity might you be in? - Foreman to the salesman, about twelve years.</p>
<p>Anything you did in the yard, was on Mr. Hopkins's account? - No doubt of it.</p>
<p>How long have you known the prisoner? - From the 10th of November; I saw him again the 19th, by bringing a horse of Mr. Jocelyn's of London-wall.</p>
<p>On the 19th of November, there was some conversation about a horse, which horse was not owned till Monday last, after the prisoner was apprehended? - He brought no horse before the 22d.</p>
<p>Was not there a horse that he was charged with before the magistrate? - Yes.</p>
<p>What became of that charge? - I cannot say.</p>
<p>Do not you know it was discharged? - I do not; Mr. Jocelyn did swear to his horse; and on Monday last he was to have done something in the business.</p>
<p>What passed between you and the prisoner on that other warrant? - I bought that horse and had a receipt for it.</p>
<p>Let us look at the receipt; (produces it); I see by this receipt you gave him seven guineas? - I did.</p>
<p>I see it is received of Mr. Humphries, seven guineas for a black gelding? - This was in my own name: but it never was unknown to Mr. Hopkins; we never hinder any body bringing horses to us for sale, especially if we have any suspicion; I certainly had suspicions, or would not let him have had one guinea; I made no enquiries, because I thought he would come again; the first enquiry I made, was of Mr. Wise; and if he had come to me for fifty shillings, without a horse, I should have let him have it on his name. Mr. Wise did come; the prisoner and he were acquainted.</p>
<p>When he first brought the horse, what did he particularly say? - He brought a black horse, and said this is the black horse I told you of; and that that was one of the pair that he drove in his curricle; I then asked him whether it was a sound one or not; he said, yes; there was nothing ailed him, only a little hair was rubbed off the side with the harness, which he pointed to me, but I did not see it; and he compared it with the other horse, and I then thought they were a pair.</p>
<p>Did he tell you when he left them, that he left them for sale? - No doubt of it; for sale for eight guineas.</p>
<p>Did not the prisoner say that he would not sell him, but would pay for his keep; did not he tell you that he would not sell him, but would pay for his keep? - I did not hear any such thing mentioned; he said he was distressed or would not sell it.</p>
<p>Did you take notice of this last horse? - Yes, I believe it was an intire black one, only a single star in the forehead; it was not material for me to take particular notice.</p>
<p>You have been used to a great many horses, and have seen a great many? - Yes.</p>
<p>Of course you know that a white leg before or behind is a particular mark? - When people take particular notice of it it is, there is no doubt of it.</p>
<p>How long had you the horse in your custody? - Six nights.</p>
<p>Of course you had an opportunity of seeing him many times? - I had and I had not; he was put by in a corner stall till an owner came; I saw him stand in the stable, and went to see whether the horse was fed.</p>
<p>If the horse had had a white leg, should not you have taken notice of it? - If I had had any particular reason; I remember the horse; but I could not swear to that other horse; nor I do not know that I could swear to this.</p>
<p>Which horse was chopped away? - The other horse was in my custody about two days.</p>
<p>Court. You frequently saw this horse fed? - Yes.</p>
<p>Do you undertake to swear that that was the horse brought by the prisoner, and seen by Mott? - Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. How often have you seen this man write? - Only once.</p>
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<p>I hired the horse of Mr. Dale and of
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<p>Court to Mott. Are you sure you might not make a mistake, and he say his name was Bean instead of Brown?.</p>
<p>Prisoner. That is what I told him.</p>
<p>Mott. I am sure he did not.</p>
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<p>I live at the Bell-savage-yard. I have known him about two years, always a genteel young man, and kept the best company: as far as ever I saw, a very honest young man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17911207-18-person239" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In what way of life has he lived? - I fancy, mostly on his relations: I have always understood so.</p>
<p>Is he of no trade or profession? - Yes; I have known him very industrious in drawing maps, and getting so much a week for them.</p>
<p>Where did he live? - He lodged in the Old Bailey, and different parts of the town.</p>
<p>Court to Humphries. He had talked to you of having two stone colts? - Yes: it was not when he brought this horse; it was when he brought the first horse: I did not take this to be one of these two stone colts.</p>
<p>What did you sell the first horse he brought you for? - I did not sell him: we in general keep an errand-poney for one of our lads to ride on. A man that buys post chaises had a horse, and I exchanged with Perkins: he gave me two guineas and the poney, which I considered as six guineas, at a fair valuation.</p>
<p>GUILTY, Death. (Aged 25.)</p>
<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>Prisoner. I was in liquor.</p>
<p>Charle. He had no business that way, but he was in liquor; the prisoner works for Mr. Spikes, who contracts for the Board of Green Cloth.</p>
<p>Charle the elder. The prisoner said, before the magistrate, he found it.</p>
<p>Court. Who contracts for the private lamps? - Not the master of this prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The lamplighter at the Horse-guards asked me to go to trim three lamps for him, and I could not, I was so much in liquor.</p>
<p>(The prisoner called two witnesses to his character.)</p>
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<p>I opened my brother's shop a little after seven, and was informed the lead was gone; I looked, and missed it; I took down the shop-window, and did the business as in general; I was informed of and saw the two prisoners go through Swan-yard with the lead, in flats, some in a basket and some
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<p>Court. Has he been sworn on the Old Testament? - Yes, I have: I live in Wheeler-street; I keep an old-iron shop, as they call it; but I deal in rags the most; the two prisoners brought some lead to me on a Wednesday morning, the 30th; I believe they were apprehended in my shop; they came together, and threw it down; as soon as I saw it, I told them it would not suit me; the prosecutor and another came in almost immediately, and took them into custody; they came back for the lead; I did not know the prisoners; I had not dealt with them before, to the best of my memory.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I apprehended the prisoners, and took charge of the lead; I marked it before it was tried; I was not present when it was tried; one piece of lead was in the scale [Gabriel. The lead lay in the scale before I saw it.] when I came in; Gabriel said it would not suit him; I did not hear the prisoners say any thing about the lead; this is the same lead.</p>
<p>Tireman. I produce a piece of lead which matches to that which was stolen.</p>
<p>(The prosecutor deposed to the lead.)</p>
<p>(All the lead taken appeared not to be found, but what was found did match.)</p>
<p>Coming down Holywell-lane to work, we saw the two bundles of lead, one in a basket, and one in a cloth.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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<p>Mrs. MURRAY sworn.</p>
<p>I am the wife of the last witness. Deposed to the same effect.</p>
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<p>I go out to washing. I have known the prisoner from his birth: the boy has often ran away from me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My lord, he has sent me out a begging; I have brought him eight shillings in one day.</p>
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<p>I am beadle of Mary-le-bone parish. I do not know that ever I saw him begging; I have seen him about the streets frequently.</p>
<p>Murray. I never sent the prisoner out begging.</p>
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<p>Recommended by the Jury, and sent by the Court to the Philanthropick Society.</p>
<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner came into my tap-room, the Griffin, Long-lane, Smithfield, about twelve o'clock, the 14th of November, and called for a pennyworth of half and half in a pint pot; my waiter missed the pot; my wife inquired for it, and challenged the prisoner; she took him by the collar, and took Mr. Pidgeon's pint pot and mine out of his pocket: the constable has had it ever since; his name is
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<p>On the 14th of November, I was sent for to take charge of the prisoner; I found a pint and half-pint in his pocket; I put him in the Compter, and then went to inform Mr. Pidgeon; I have kept the pots ever since. Produces them.</p>
<p>(Pidgeon deposes to the pots.)</p>
<p>I missed the pots about eleven o'clock the same day, before I saw the constable; my name is on them; the pots are mine; I never sold any of that description.</p>
<p>I found these pots at the corner of Long-lane; I met an acquaintance; he asked me to take part of a pint of purl? I said I had no objection: I went into Bolt's and there Mrs. Bolt accused me; I said I had nobody's pots but Mr. Pidgeon's, and I am going to take them home.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>We lost a tea-kettle and two quart pots; I found them on the prisoner in the wash-house; she was a stranger; I saw she had a parcel in her apron; I asked her what she had there? she said, nothing belonging to me; I insisted on seeing what she had got.</p>
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<p>I only produce the things.</p>
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<p>I produce the goods; I have had them ever since.</p>
<p>(Sale deposes to them.)</p>
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<p>The young woman was pursuing the prisoner; he threw a paper parcel away; I told her to pick it up; I pursued him and took him.</p>
<p>Please you my lord, I was coming up Fleet-street, and I saw a congregation of people assembled, and I went to see as another might do, and they took me up.</p>
<p>He called one witness.</p>
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<p>- EVANS sworn.</p>
<p>I am a constable. I was sent for to take charge of the prisoner; I produce the materials.</p>
<p>My lord, I had three rabbit-skins at home, which I intended to convert into a hat for one of my children.</p>
<p>The prisoner called his master and two more witnesses who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Recommended by prosecutor, having a wife and three children.</p>
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<p>I am a patrole belonging to Sir Sampson Wright. On the 4th of November, in the evening, about seven o'clock, I was on the Kilburn road; I met with the two prisoners at the bar; they were coming towards town; I suppose this might be three miles from Mutter's house; I stopped them, and asked Dickeman what he had there? he said, ducks, and had bought them at Kensington; I said, this is not the way from Kensington; I found four ducks on him; he said he bought them out of a country cart; I took them into custody, and placed them in the watch-house; there were sixteen snares for catching hares, and a brass candlestick, found on Dickeman.</p>
<p>- BAKER sworn.</p>
<p>Deposed to the same effect, only that he understood Dickeman to have said he bought them at Kilburn, instead of Kensington.</p>
<p>I was coming along the road, and met a man with a basket of ducks; this young man bought four ducks for four and sixpence and a pot of beer; I came up behind, and bought the other four.</p>
<p>Cridland. On my return, I took them into a new public-house; he never pointed out any person of whom they bought them.</p>
<p>I bought the four at Kensington.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I leave myself to the mercy of the Court.</p>
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<p>(Mr. Knowles opened the case.)</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Fletcher. I took down some coals on the 12th of November, to Execution Dock; I left the delivering a note to Fagan, and desired him to put the barge in, and deliver the coals, as soon as it was high water; on Saturday night, about eight o'clock, I again saw the barge; on Sunday morning, I went on board, and missed coals out of the middle room and fore room, but none out of the stern-room.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. I take it for granted, there was a great deal of the same kind of coals in the pool? - Yes.</p>
<p>Fagan has been accustomed to this business? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I am foreman to Mr. Fletcher. On Sunday morning, I went and discovered the barge had been robbed: on Monday morning, I went to Fagan's lodging; he was in bed; when they told him I was come, he said, lord have mercy! what could induce me to do this? he never denied it: he was taken before the magistrate, and was committed.</p>
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<p>I am a waterman. I saw Fagan and two others at work in a barge belonging to Mr. Fletcher, in the evening of the 12th of November, between six and seven; they carried some coals to Green Bank, to a green-stall; I saw nine sacks taken away, after which they went away; Fagan filled up; I helped up one sack.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. How much did you receive for your share? - Nothing.</p>
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<p>I am an officer at Shadwell. I went to Mrs. Lambert's, at Green Bank; we went into the shed; Mr. Humphries was with me; he said, where did you get them? she said they were brought her at one shilling a bushel, as sweepings.</p>
<p>Prisoner Fagan said in his defence, that he never left the barge; and the coals he delivered, he thought was for the completion of his orders; that when he went on shore, a man in the tap-room threw down four shillings, and told him to take it, which by much persuasion he did, but could not judge what they were given him for, till he was apprehended.</p>
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<p>The jury recommended him on account of his age.</p>
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<p>Mr. Peat, Counsel for the Prisoner. You came to the watering-house about eight o'clock? - I believe so.</p>
<p>Did you go immediately into the public-house? - I do not know.</p>
<p>There are a number of women of the town about this place? - I do not know.</p>
<p>There were several people round you? - Yes; but none was near, or so near as the prisoner, when my pocket was turned out; it was him who hustled me.</p>
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<p>I live facing Arundel-street, Strand, with my father; he is a hair-dresser; my mother sent me out between nine and ten on an, errand; and as I was coming back, I saw Mr. James, and Barnes, the prisoner at the bar, and the coachman, between my father's house and the colour-shop; the prisoner made a lunge at Mr. James; I saw him put his right hand into Mr. James's right hand pocket, and he turned it out, let some of the money drop, and some he catched in his hand; I saw Mr. James stoop, and I saw the prisoner put his foot upon Mr. James's hand, and pick it up; the prisoner said, I will be damned if he has not the 152 l. about him. A constable was sent for; the prisoner was taken to my father's.</p>
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<p>I am beadle. I was at a friend's house, and was informed there was a great riot at my door; I came home directly: I saw a great number of people assembled in a very riotous manner. Mr. James said, this man had robbed him, and ill-treated him; in order to avoid the croud, I took them into my shop; the prisoner said, you damned scoundrel, I rob you! you have got 150 l. and upwards, which you had of my father; Mr. James said, you are a bad fellow; you know I know you are a bad fellow; and the prisoner struck him, and closed up one of his eyes; I got between them; he again struck Mr. James on the breast; I then sent for two constables.</p>
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<p>I am a constable. I was sent for between nine and ten on the 14th of November, to a house, the sign of the Angel and Sun, to take this man into custody; I
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<p>On the 14th of November, about six o'clock, I called at the George in Piccadilly; the boy said, your father is in the parlour; going into the parlour, I saw Mr. James coming out; I said, how do you do, Mr. James? he said, are not you Mr. Barnes's son? I said, yes; I called him on one side, and asked him to lend me a shilling or two; upon this he put his hand into his pocket, pulled out his money, and gave me half a guinea and four shillings; I said, I do not want so much; he said, poh, poh, keep it; I am going to receive a sum of money of your father; nothing more occurred for two hours; Mr. James came out of the parlour again, and was going into the street into the coach; he was put into the coach, and the coachman asked him where he was to drive him to? he was so drunk he could not tell him; I said, he lives on the other side of Black-friar's-bridge; my father was in liquor, and could not tell the coachman where to drive Mr. James to; the man that keeps the public-house, said to me, Ned, get upon the coach-box, and see him home; I said, I do not rightly know where he lives; I got upon the coach-box, along with the coachman, about one hundred yards; Mr. James called me then, and said, Barnes, come in the coach, it rains; I told the coachman not to mind him; he then called out, God damn you, stop; the coachman got down, and let him out; he made me get in before him; we went to the sign of the Sun, near St. Clement's; there we both got out; as soon as I got into the house, he, without any provocation, struck me in the mouth, and knocked out one of my teeth; I struck him on the nose, and he fell behind the grate; the coachman asked what all that was about, and asked for his fare, which was seven or eight shillings; he refused to pay it, and said he did not hire the coach; then we shook hands; but afterwards the coachman and I gave charge of him for assaulting us; they took me down a court to the watch-house; they put me up stairs; I had a bed, for which I paid a shilling; Mr. James was brought in soon after; and he had a bed in the next room; he broke the pannel of the door, and I crept under the bed for fear, as he said he would be the death of me.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17911207-30-person338" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was going into the shop; I was standing on the path, not more than ten yards from my own house; I was eating some oysters; a man came up, and went into the shop; the prisoner then went away two doors beyond the shop; I still kept standing in the same situation; as soon as the man went away, in two minutes, the prisoner and his father came past the shop, two doors nearer to where I stood; they looked round, and
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Merrick. The lead was missed from the shop in Grosvenor Mews; I lived there. On the 13th of November, about a quarter past twelve at night, I was called up by the lodger, who said there were people stealing lead; I went on the top of the house, and missed the lead from off the sky-light; I went to the swatch-man; I did not hear any noise myself; I suspected the lead was put into the adjoining house; when I was getting upon the tiles, there was a little fresh dirt; from the sky-light to the next house, is about twelve feet; there is a fixed ladder to the trap-door, and the trap-door was standing wide open; I went down the ladder, and knocked at the door of the prisoner; it was some time before he answered, or before they opened the door; the father of the prisoner wanted to know who was at the door? the watchman told him there was some lead missing; the father opened the door, and said, there was no lead there to his knowledge; the watchman went in, and I stood at the door; the lead was found in a room where the prisoner slept; there are three apartments; the father has two, and the prisoner one; the prisoner was in the room where the lead was found; there was nothing found in the first or second room; the lead was found on entering the door; the watchman found it first; the prisoner was in bed; I had not seen him during our search before; the prisoner said, good God! how did the lead come here; the prisoner had only his coat off; then we took the prisoner to the watch-house, and his father and brother; I went directly, and called my master.</p>
<p>Prisoner to Smith. Which room did he search first? - The father's, which was the first we came to.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman. Deposed to the same as the last witness.</p>
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<p>My lord, I was calling the hour, half past twelve, in New Bond-street: I heard the sound of a rattle, and ran to my partner's assistance: that is Mr. Gent: I went up to the place where the father's apartments were, and found Mr. Smith and Gent on the outside of the door: there was no fastening to hinder my getting in: the father came to the door, and the watchman
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<p>Smith. I tried the lead to the sky-light: this is the lead last lost: I nailed it on myself: the heads of the old nails were decayed. (Produces three nails.) I made these nails myself.</p>
<p>Jury. I think you said there was one nail left in the wood? - There was.</p>
<p>I was coming home late on Saturday night: I met a helper on the stair-case, who asked for a coachman? I told him he was not there: then he asked me to let him leave that bundle till Monday? I said, yes, and welcome: he put down the bundle, and I went into the next room to get a tinder box: I had no sooner struck a light, than five or six people came in.</p>
<p>Court to Smith. When had you last seen this lead safe? - The same afternoon, about three o'clock: I made a point of seeing the place every day.</p>
<p>(The prisoner called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.)</p>
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<p>I lost a linen gown, and two half cotton shawls; a pair of linen sheets were lost off the apprentice's bed; I had seen them an hour before they were stolen; I saw the woman go down stairs with them; I ran after her, and catched her in the next street; I never lost sight of her; she said that a young man had sent her for the sheets to wash; she had them loose in her apron; I can swear to all the articles.</p>
<p>(Produces and deposes to them.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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