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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179205230001"/>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 23d of MAY, 1792, and the following Days;
<p>Being the FIFTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honourable
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<persName id="f17920523-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>NUMBER V. PART I.</p>
<p>Printed for E. HODGSON (the Proprietor); And Sold by J. DALBY, No. 22, Fetter-lane, opposite Rolls-buildings; Also by J. WALMSLAY, No. 35, Chancery Lane; and S. BLADON, No. 13, Pater-noster Row.</p>
<p>N. B. Letters and Messages for Mr. Hodgson, left at No. 22, Fetter-Lane, will be instantly forwarded to him.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179205230002"/>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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<interp inst="f17920523-1-person5" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of King's-Bench; the Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. You had been at sea some time? - Yes.</p>
<p>How long have you been at home? - Six or seven months.</p>
<p>There had been an improper connection between this young man and her? - Yes, there had been; they had cohabited together, but she flew to me.</p>
<p>You all lived on friendly terms together. - Yes.</p>
<p>These people had been drinking when you came home? - They were together when I came home.</p>
<p>And then very unfortunately, as it should seem, there was more liquor got amongst you? - I sent for a pot of beer to keep them quiet, and my landlord another.</p>
<p>The expression that Goodall used in asking for the knife was while the deceased and Anderson were struggling on the bed? - Yes.</p>
<p>Goodall at that time, if he had any knife, had not produced it? - No, I did not see it.</p>
<p>He was asking this man to give him the knife? - Yes.</p>
<p>If the man had given him the knife he might have prevented mischief by it? - I do not know; I believe they were fully bent on murder.</p>
<p>You had no reason to believe so; you knew of no quarrel? - I had no reason to believe any other.</p>
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<p>I lived directly opposite to this place where Dell and the deceased lived; I recollect the evening; on Tuesday the 8th of May last me and
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<p>Mr. Knowlys. What did he desire him to take the knife for? - I do not know; because he did not mean to hurt the woman I believe. Goodall said give me the knife and I will serve it out, but he did not offer to take the knife.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. You say you think Goodall asked for the knife that he should not hurt the woman?</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. Was the knife open or shut at the time? - I do not know; I saw it open; she asked him to lend it to her to
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179205230005"/>cut some pig's face about ten minutes or a quarter of an hour before the accident happened and he would not; then they got up off the bed a second time, and he got from her somehow; and she fell down a second time; when Anderson got up the second time he said here is the knife, I will give it to any of you: I said leave the room to themselves; I thought there was danger; I was examined before the coroner;
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<p>About five o'clock in the evening
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<p>JOHN FOX sworn.</p>
<p>I know the prisoners, I saw Anderson and Goodall both with knives in their hands, standing before Dell in Newtoner's-lane; I asked Dell what was the matter, and he told me that
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<p>I am a surgeon; I was called upon to see
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<p>The deceased and the witnesses with myself were all drinking together, and we were very drunk, and words arose, and Dell struck me over the shoulder with the fender; my Lord, I had too great a regard for the deceased to hurt her; Dell has got up at four o'clock in the morning and left me in bed with his wife; my Lord, he went and laid with a common prostitute the very night his wife was buried, and lives with her now.</p>
<p>Please you, my Lord, we were all drinking together, and Dell and Anderson quarrelled, and Dell up with the fender and struck Anderson, that is all I know.</p>
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<p>I keep the sign of the Westminster Arms, I saw the prosecutor in my house on the 25th of April, about nine o'clock in the morning; the prosecutor came in with the prisoner and called for peppermint and porter; I gave him change for half a guinea; he continued in the house till near two o'clock; I did not see him pull out his purse to pay any thing. Seeing him getting a little forward in liquor about two o'clock, I begged him to pay his reckoning and go home; he said he knew the company he was in, and was not afraid of being robbed; M'Coull came in about this time and called for a pint of porter, which was served to him; then the prosecutor said he had been robbed; and the two prisoners were gone out of the house.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Downs; I brought in a pot of half-and-half, and asked for the money at the same time; these two prisoners went out together; another girl was sitting in the prosecutor's company, and she said the prisoner had robbed the prosecutor; I told my master.</p>
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<p>I am a soldier; I was at the Westminster Arms on this day; this old gentleman and the woman were at the Westminster Arms; I went there about three o'clock; I saw M'Coull and his companion come in; they sat down in the prosecutor's company, and drank with the prosecutor; one of them left the prosecutor's company and came and sat by me; directly after
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<p>I apprehended
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<p>I called in at this public house, and had a pint of beer, which I paid for and went away out, and don't know whether any body went out with me; I returned again to Mr. Downs's; I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>He called three witnesses who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Please you, my Lord, to give me the grant of my money; I have nothing to say; I have only God and you gentlemen of the court.</p>
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<p>On Tuesday, about two o'clock in the afternoon, I saw a lad put his foot on the skirting board, under the parlour window, and reached into the parlour, and took out a silk umbrella; he was pursued and taken, and the umbrella was taken upon him: I am certain the prisoner is the same person who took the umbrella; he is very materially altered: the constable has the umbrella.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I produce the umbrella; the prisoner is the person who was delivered to me by the last witness; the umbrella has been in my possession ever since.</p>
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<p>I live opposite Mr. Wingfield; this is my umbrella.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I picked up this umbrella in Basing-lane, by the spout, and carried it along Bread-street, all the way to Watling-street.</p>
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<p>The prisoner's wife lives in my house; Sunday 22d April I came from church, and the prisoner and his wife went into the yard, and my daughter told me he had brought a bundle; my wife desired me to go up and see what was brought; I went and found these shawls; on Thursday I went and informed Mr. Nicholson of my suspicions.</p>
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<p>The prisoner was my servant (confirmed the testimony of the last witness.)</p>
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<p>I am shopman to Mr. Nicholson; I speak to the goods as being Mr. Nicholson's property; we never sold six shawls together of that pattern.</p>
<p>I was shutting up the shop as usual, and I kicked against this bundle, and seeing it white I picked it up and carried it and put it in my wife's box.</p>
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<p>Please you, my Lord, and Gentlemen, I went along with a carman, and he advised me to give in that number: I took the guinea to get change; and going down Fish-street, the guinea slipped out of my hand into the kennel; and several people looked for it; and there was an odd sort of a man, who I would not swear did not pick it up.</p>
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<p>A second Count, for stealing on the same day, ten live cock pigeons, value 20 s. eight live tame pigeons, value 10 s. her property, the said pigeons being then and there kept and confined in a certain pigeon-house belonging to her.</p>
<p>(The Case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
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<p>I live at
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<p>I keep a bird-shop facing Gray's-inn-lane, and buy and sell pigeons and fowls. I bought seven pigeons of the prisoner, in the morning, about eight; I had just come from market; it was Monday, the 19th of March; they are the same I delivered to the lady, which I bought of the prisoner; I am sure he is the man; I never saw him before; he gave me no account of them; I bought them as his property.</p>
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<p>I live in Brown's-lane, Spitalfields. I bought three pigeons; I think it was the 4th of April; I am not certain whether I bought them of the prisoner; I kept them till I delivered them to the lady.</p>
<p>RICHARD COWLEY sworn.</p>
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<p>I am the footman; I know these pigeons: (produced and deposed to): they were turned into the pigeon-house, and they took to their old places; I have not the least doubt of them.</p>
<p>Miss Debonnair. They are my pigeons; they are tame; I valued the six at a guinea and a half, and a crown for the other; some of them are worth a guinea apiece.</p>
<p>I worked for Mr. Raike, cooper at Stratford, for twelve months. About nine or ten weeks past, I came to town, and stopped in Whitechapel Road, and there came in a person who I knew by sight; we had a pint of porter; he wanted to dispose of some pigeons which he had, and asked me to buy them; I said I could help him to a customer; I told him he might sell them in Holborn; he said he had a dispute with the man, and he thought, if he went with them himself, the man would not buy them; and if I would go and bargain with the man, he would pay me; so I went; the man bid me eleven shillings, which I took, and came away, and gave the man the money; we went to drink. On Thursday evening, he waited for me at the Swan in Brown's-lane, and told me he had seven more; and I sold three for five shillings and three-pence; so, my Lords and gentlemen of the Jury, you will consider in your own breasts, whether you think any person can with safety swear to the pigeon which is brought, which always shifts its feathers twice a year.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness to his character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice ASHURST.</p>
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<p>(The Case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
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<p>Prisoner Cropper. Which way did they get into the cellar? - I suppose through the door.</p>
<p>Have you any servants that sleep in the house? - To be sure, in a room adjoining the shop; it is a long way from where they lay to where the persons got in.</p>
<p>Court. Could this disturbance have been made in the shop, without their hearing? - I think I should have heard it; but as they went to bed late, they might not hear it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. How high was the archway? - Not so high as this sounding-board.</p>
<p>Do you think it possible that a person in my situation (being lame) could get into such a place? - The Jury must judge of that.</p>
<p>Can you positively swear to the things that were taken out of my wife's pocket? - I can, and have, with the exception of the table-spoon.</p>
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<p>I was one of the headboroughs of Whitechapel. I went to Cropper's house before five in the morning, before Mr. Bateman went; when I came to Cropper's house, I clapped my back against the window, and heard a nicking; I stood there, and called to a publican for something to drink; his name is Moody; Cropper came by from Petticoat-lane; he spoke to me; I was at a little distance from Cropper's, about five yards off, on the same side of the way; he passed Moody's house, and then came up to me; he passed me, coming from Petticoat-lane, to go to his own house; in the doing which, he must pass me; I was calling to Moody for something to drink; Cropper said, Moody will not be up this hour and a half; I said he must get up; Cropper was alone, and went past me to his own house; it was quite day-light; as Cropper passed me, his right shoulder was dirty with dry mortar, apparently from a broken wall, as though he had squeezed through a broken brick wall; I took particular notice of that, and that his countenance fell a little; after
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179205230012"/>Cropper was in, Messer passed me with his handkerchief under his coat, and something in it, of the size of a hat-crown; he knocked at Cropper's door, and a voice within, Who is there? Messer said, It is me; the door was opened, and in he went; he returned out the same way in about two minutes; in about five minutes after, the prisoner Potts came out from Cropper's with a common corn-sack, and something in it; I followed him; when I came near to Petticoat-lane, I took it off his shoulders; I asked him what he had? he said, a few things he was going to take to market; they appeared to be such as Mr. Bateman said he had lost; they were plated goods, and some small articles in silver; I asked him where he had them, he said from Mr. Cropper; I asked him who Mr. Cropper was? he said he lived in Wentworth-street, and kept an old iron-shop; that was the house from whence he came out; I lodged him in the watch-house, and passed Cropper's, and went into Moody's; Cropper came in presently, and asked Moody for change for a 20 l. note? this might be about half past six; Moody said he could not; then he asked for change for a 10 l. note? Moody said he could not: Cropper went away, and his wife came for a kettle of water; then Mr. Bateman and two runners came to me with a warrant; and in the front parlour, by the fire, we found Mrs. Cropper, Mercer, and two men that were discharged; we handcuffed the men: Mrs. Cropper went up stairs; Cooke searched her in my presence, and found on her several silver articles: we found nothing in the house; but in the privy I found a quantity of tongues and chapes of buckles: Cohen was then taken; and in searching Mrs. Cohen, Cooke found in my presence, in her pocket, some other silver articles; they were committed the next day: Cohen delivered up the plate, and gave an account of the transaction: the things I found on Potts, I have kept ever since, sealed up: (produced and deposed to): and those that were found in the privy; a tortoiseshell tea-caddy, a plated candlestick, a plated mustard-pot, one plated salt-cellar, a plated bottle-stand, and three rims of plated buckles, with the chapes out, and a plated coffee-pot; that is all I found on Potts; these I found in the privy; I have not counted them; I think there is about three dozen; these are the buckles which Cooke took; I cannot say where he got them; he delivered them to me; they are all the rims of silver buckles; they are all broke, but all new.</p>
<p>Prisoner Cropper Will he take upon him to say he found those things in my necessary? - I cannot say it was his: another house opened into the same yard.</p>
<p>Cropper. My Lord, it was open to five houses.</p>
<p>Edge. I saw only two; there might be more.</p>
<p>How did I behave when you and Mr. Bateman came? - With as much civility as a man could do.</p>
<p>What sort of dirt did you see on my shoulder? - It appeared to be dry mortar, by rubbing against some place, with pressure on his right shoulder.</p>
<p>Why did not you take me into custody? - I do not believe he had any thing about him; nothing appeared to me, and I did not think it prudent.</p>
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<p>I am one of the headboroughs. I went to Cropper's house with Mr. Bateman, on the 19th of April last, between five and six in the morning, with Bateman, Edge, and West: there were three men in the house; Messer was one; the other two were discharged: on Mrs. Cropper I found this property; six silver tea-spoons, new, tied together, one pair of silver sugar-tongs, two odd silver shoe-buckles, new; I took them to Justice Staples; but before that, in came Cropper, and I asked him if he had any thing about him? he said he had only a 25 l. bank note, and three or four guineas in gold; this was the bank note; I left it in the care of the magistrate, and took the No. 3997, in two places; this is my memorandum of the number; then I took them to a public house near; Cropper, his
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<p>Prisoner Cropper. What sort of dirt had I on my waistcoat and coat, which the justice asked me about, a kind of spots? - I do not recollect it.</p>
<p>Do not you remember a day before that I was white-washing and yellow-ochring my room a day or two before? - Yes I do.</p>
<p>Did not I take both you and Mr. Bateman and Mr. Edgehall about the house, and shew you the loft? - Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. At the time he was white washing his room was he in his coat or his waistcoat? - I believe he was in his waistcoat, but I cannot recollect; I had no business with him.</p>
<p>Prisoner Cropper, Do not you remember saying to me, why do not you strip and employ your man? - I do not.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow to Mr. Edge. Had the appearance of the right shoulder of his coat, when he passed you, the appearance which could be occasioned by wet mortar from the brush of a white washer, or what you described before? - It had not the appearance of wet mortar, but of dry mortar rubbed on; I did not observe the spots on the waistcoat.</p>
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<p>You are a dealer I understand? - I delivered some things before the magistrate; I received them from Mr. Cropper in the morning, between six and seven, the morning of the afternoon when I delivered them.</p>
<p>Where did you see him? - At my house. In the morning I saw nobody but
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<interp inst="t17920523-8-person159" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Wentworth-street, No. 126, some doors from him; he came and brought me that silver, and said Mr. Cohen, I must have thirty pounds; so I just looked in; I saw there were buckles and spoons; and I went up stairs and took the plate, and brought him down a twenty-five pounds bank note, and five guineas in gold; I said to him, Mr. Cropper, does this come to thirty pounds? he said, whether it comes to thirty pounds or not I shall bring you some more goods, and then we will settle; before he went away I asked him how long he would be before he brought the other goods? he said he would not be long; then in half an hour or three quarters, Mr. Cropper did not come, and I went to his house; I knocked at the door, which was shut; the window was half shut; some girl said, you cannot come in; I went away, and Mr. Bateman came after me and took me; then I went to Mr. Bateman's house; and when I came to the justice I told him I desired to be sworn in, and I delivered them up; the silver found on my wife she took out of the number; I was angry with her for taking them, because we had not settled; there was some red ink writing on the bank note, and my name in Hebrew characters; I had bought goods very often before of Mr. Cropper, all sorts of goods; I am a pretty general dealer; they were only fit for the melting pot.</p>
<p>Prisoner Cropper. In what manner do you buy silver? - I gave him always four shillings and sixpence an ounce before: there was no bargain about this: I saw nobody besides him: he brought it and said, here is some silver, and I must have thirty pounds.</p>
<p>How long is it ago since you was tried at this bar? - About four years and a half.</p>
<p>What was you tried for? - For stealing of pots: I was never in goal: I was indicted and surrendered.</p>
<p>Your wife was convicted. Was you ever an evidence against a man and his wife at
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<p>What did you swear you gave for the two pieces of Bandana handkerchiefs you produced on the first examination? - I cannot say above two pounds.</p>
<p>What was the number of the note he says I gave him? - I cannot read English, and do not know: Mr. Cropper said he would give twenty pounds to any body that gets me into trouble; and a woman who was tried yesterday said I had bought some things of her; and it was a false charge. (The note deposed to.) I am positive it is the note I gave him.</p>
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<p>I am a Jewess. I live in Wentworth-street. I know Mr. Cropper: I heard him come to my husband: I did not see him: I knew his voice: my husband bought some silver of him: I was just getting up: he brought it up stairs and put it on the table.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Had you the curiosity (women they say seldom have) to look into it? - Yes; and I took six tea-spoons: my husband was angry because he had not settled with Mr. Cropper: I did not see what he gave for them: I took no notice of any thing but of the half dozen tea-spoons.</p>
<p>In the God's speed came Mr. Cooke and took them out of your pocket.</p>
<p>Prisoner Cropper. How many bank notes did I give your husband? - I did not see one.</p>
<p>Did not somebody bring your husband a twenty-five pounds bank note that morning? - No, they did not.</p>
<p>Upon your oath did not you pull out your pocket book and say you had twenty-five bank notes in your pocket? - No, Sir; I did not see one at all.</p>
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<p>I am son of Mr. Cohen. I was at home when Mr. Cropper came: I came in between six and seven and found Cropper in the kitchen; says I, Mr. Cropper, what are you by yourself? he said, yes, your father is gone up stairs; then my father came down, and he said, Mr. Cropper, here is a twenty-five pounds bank note and five guineas in cash: Mr. Cropper said, I shall be here presently again, and settle for every thing; I did not know for what: I saw my father give him a note and some money, but I did not know what note, only what my father said: I was taken into custody when I went after my father.</p>
<p>Prisoner Cropper. What passed between you and me at the publick-house near the magistrates? - I said my father was taken into custody.</p>
<p>(The things deposed to.) First the property produced here by Cooke, part of that which Cohen bought; here are some buckle-rims without private marks, R. U.</p>
<p>(The things deposed to that were found on Potts.) There is some blood on the rims of the buckles: next those tongues and chapes found in the privy appearing to belong to those rims in size, and number, and shape: some of them are marked with our mark: here is not the whole of the chapes: here is a black stone knee-buckle set in base metal.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. That is of no meltable value? - No. Here is one chape amongst them with my private mark; I have no doubt but they are my property: next the things found in Mrs. Cropper's pocket; on the sugar tongs our private mark, and on the tea spoons, and on one of the buckles, and I remember the other buckle; next the things found in Mrs. Cohen's pocket; and the bundle produced before the Justice by Mr. Cohen, consisting of salt spoons and all manner of articles; this is one salt-cellar we have sometimes used in the house and marked with a D. a great many are marked with our private mark; upon the whole I believe these to be all my property: I suppose these things are not worth thirty pounds in the state they are in; they are fairly worth more than twenty-five pounds as silver: my house is a quarter of a mile from Cropper's house</p>
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<p>You understand that the house that I live in is let out to casualty lodgers; and in the morning this was done two men who were apprehended were in my shed; they lodged in my house; these two men I did hear sold the property to Mr. Cohen; and the two men that were in the shed asked this man, Potts, to take these things on his back to London bridge, and if any body should ask him who gave them to him, to say that it was me that gave them to him: the chief witness that is coming in is a woman that was servant to me, that will swear I was in bed: a woman that I kept to do about the place, she has been taken sick and forced to go into the hospital, St. Thomas's hospital, that knows I was not out of my habitation till a quarter after five in the morning: it was a thing impossible for a person in the situation I am to do such a thing as that was; I am scarce able to stand or walk without crutches or a stick.</p>
<p>Please you, my lord, he told me to carry these things.</p>
<p>Cropper. My lord, he says two men gave them to him.</p>
<p>Who hired you to carry them? - Cropper.</p>
<p>Cropper. I did not think it necessary to call any witnesses.</p>
<p>The prisoner Potts called one witness who gave him a very good character.</p>
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<p>I kept the key of the bureau all the day after Mr. Blackburne had locked it; I never opened it or gave the key to any body; the bureau was in my dressing room, and other servants had certainly access to it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
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<p>I followed, and saw them go to a house in Parker's-lane, and demanded a hat, and a woman, and four or five more, came out, as before described; they all fell on the prosecutor, and beat him terribly; they did not give him his hat. Confirmed the last witness.</p>
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<p>I apprehended the prisoner; and a woman came out with a child tied to her back, and a large pair of scissars open in her hand; she said she would kill the first bloody thief that came there; then she took up a poker, then a large iron shovel; she strove to beat me; and with great difficulty I got him down to Bow-street.</p>
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<p>I live at No. 13, in Parker's-lane, a hard labouring man; I have known him three years. (The rest of the prisoner's witnesses ordered to go out of court.) I came to prove I saw the first of this row.</p>
<p>You was one that was there? - Yes; I stood at my own door, and there was a row in the street; some gentlemen were coming up, and one of them said, Troth Pat, which way does the bull run? There was another of our country folks apprehended the word, and he struck at the man.</p>
<p>Court. Who asked that? Which way does the bull run? - This young man with the fair hair, the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I never said such a word.</p>
<p>Rawley. Another man apprehended the word, and he followed him and struck him, this young man.</p>
<p>Who struck him? - I do not know rightly; he was knocked down; when he got up, he ran as hard as ever he could lay legs to the ground, and away with him,
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<p>Who had the hat? - I do not know; but I am ready to take my oath that Fitzgerald was not in the first row; and he lost his hat in the first row.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I cannot positively say that this man was in the affray; but I verily believe he was the man that had the tongs.</p>
<p>Rawley. No, I had not the hat indeed.</p>
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<p>I know that I was in the house at the same time that there was a gentleman came; and this lad, Stanyard, came without a hat or coat; and they said they would break the house, if we did not produce the hat.</p>
<p>What did Fitzgerald do; did he come out to fight them? - No, he did not come out at all.</p>
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<p>The prisoner lodged in the same house with me. Between three and four in the afternoon, I was there; I came home about two, and the prisoner was in the house all the time; the dispute began between three and four, and the prisoner was opposite the house, and was in the house at the time of the first row; and he never knew any thing about it.</p>
<p>What did he come for? - He came for his hat, and said he would break the windows to pieces.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. My Lord, these witnesses came last night, and offered me money to make it up; five or six of them.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; I produce some articles which were pledged with me by the prisoner Matthews; he brought some of them in the forenoon, and some in the afternoon on the 17th of April; I stopped him in the afternoon.</p>
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<p>These things are all mine.</p>
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<p>To Davis. Did you not see me deliver the pattens to her? - When I came up I believe she did give her one patten.</p>
<p>I found the things at the corner of the church-yard, St. Giles's; I lodge there; several waggons go in and out of that yard; I did not take all the things out of the bundle.</p>
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<p>I am servant to the Marquis of Huntley; I had been detained in town after my Lord set off; I met his Lordship returning to town at Hounslow; my Lord ordered me to go on to Windsor, with Mr. Palmer, and we had two dragoons behind, and two before the chaise; but on consideration, we thought it best to make the two in front get down when we arrived near the place at which my Lord was robbed; the dragoons seeing a man coming towards the chaise, jumped down, and Mr. Palmer got out of the chaise and seized him; there was a bayonet found near his heels: when he was searched in Covent-garden watch-house, there were five pair of silk stockings, and a waistcoat found upon him.</p>
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<p>I was in the chaise with my Lord Huntley, and Mr. Horton; we were stopped near Cranford-bridge (confirms the testimony of Lord Huntley and of Menzie); at day light we went to look for the things, and found them scattered about upon the heath, almost the whole of them; we likewise found this trunk.</p>
<p>Jury. Did he attempt to run away from you? - I really cannot say, the night was so exceeding dark.</p>
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<p>I am one of the dragoons; I saw a man run across the road; I was behind the chaise, and I jumped down and gave the signal to Mr. Palmer, and he ran and seized him; I held one of his arms and my comrade held the other; Mr. Palmer searched him, and a bayonet dropped down close to my leg; it dropped on my foot.</p>
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<p>I was in the street, and saw the prisoner knock the prosecutor down; he had a stick in his hand.</p>
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<p>I am one of the officers who took him for this robbery about three or four days after; I took him to the watch-house, and informed the gentleman's servant who had been knocked down the Monday night before.</p>
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<p>I was going along; I know nothing of the robbery.</p>
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<p>On Friday night, the 19th of May, I lost the things in the indictment: I met the prisoner, and asked her for a lodging; she threw an old white bed gown over me, and a piece of a red skirt; she dragged me along to a lone place: I never was a witness before in my life; she used me very ill, and I have never been well ever since I met with her, and she took me home to sleep with her.</p>
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<p>I have got a petticoat and handkerchief; I went into the Three Tuns, in St. Margaret's Church-yard; I saw the prosecutrix in a very deplorable condition; she said she had been robbed, and I went after Randall.</p>
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<p>I am an apprentice to Brown and Ashman; they are pawnbrokers; the prisoner pledged with me on the 19th of May a pair of stays for 4 s. (produces them) she pawned them in the name of
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<p>I am a watchman; I found the prosecutrix in Fleet's-gardens; she was naked, except a small bed gown and pink petticoat, and two flannel petticoats: she said she had been robbed; I took her to the watch-house.</p>
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<p>I am a patrol; I took the prisoner, and in her pocket was found a duplicate: I know the prisoner very well.</p>
<p>I met the prosecutrix - I took no things.</p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs>
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<p>I am a seaman; I was in the King's Mews and saw a lad take a pocket book out of this gentleman's coat pocket; he was taken into custody;
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<p>I live near Carnaby-market; I went to Hammersmith; I was in
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<p>About four o'clock in the afternoon I saw this lad and another picking pockets; when he was in the watch-house he endeavoured to slide the truss away.</p>
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<p>I am a publican; Sanders and I took this man (corroborates the testimony of the last witness); Sanders has kept the truss ever since.</p>
<p>I was in Hyde-park, and stooping down by an arch to ease myself, I saw a paper lying with a truss in it, and I picked it up and opened it; I cannot read, but I saw writing upon it, and clapt it into my pocket: I was tried at Hicks's-hall to-day, and am to be transported seven years for that; and I am as innocent of that as I am of this.</p>
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<p>On the second of April I was in possession of a house, No. 3, Husband-street, the prisoner came to that house, and asked for Mr. Francis; he said he had something to sell; I took it from him, and have kept it ever since.</p>
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<p>The sheet is marked I. H. No. 6, (the petticoat and sheet deposed to).</p>
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<p>This is my petticoat; my grandfather pays for my clothes; he paid for this petticoat.</p>
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<p>I lodge in the same room with Middleditch, his coat and my waistcoat are the only things that are found; my waistcoat was lost at the time; they were all safe at six o'clock.</p>
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<p>I produce a velveret waistcoat; I had it from the prisoner the 9th of April; I gave him a duplicate.</p>
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<p>I am servant to a pawnbroker; I produce the coat; I received it of the prisoner on Monday the 9th of May.</p>
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<p>I am an officer of Litchfield-street; I searched the prisoner, and took two duplicates from the prisoner; they are the duplicates of the clothes produced.</p>
<p>I had a brother going to the country, and I wanted some clothes to send my brother into the country; I met a Jew in Oxford-street, and he had these things hanging upon his arm; and I agreed for 14 s. 6 d. but I had not money enough, so I pawned the coat to raise the rest of the money.</p>
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<p>I live at Mr. Mills's; I lost a muslin handkerchief; it was laying in the room; I have seen it at the lodgings of the prisoner.</p>
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<p>I am an officer of Bow-street; I produce a cloak and some ribbon, which I took from the prisoner.</p>
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<p>I searched the prisoner's lodgings, and found these articles (produces a gown, &c.) prosecutrix deposes to the things.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Gentlemen, I am very young, and I hope you will shew mercy.</p>
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<p>I lost a bar of iron; I suspected the prisoner, because he remained in the shop after the men went to dinner; then he went round to the back door of the front shop, and I saw him come away with the bar of iron; I stopped him, and asked him where he was going to sell it; he said, in Petticoat-lane: the prisoner was employed as
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<p>Prisoner. I leave it to the mercy of the Court.</p>
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<p>I am a patrol; between three and four o'clock on the 29th of April, I saw two men coming across the brickfields; I went up towards them, thinking them suspicious people; I asked them what they had in the bag and they said a young child; I insisted on seeing what they had got; I put my hand into the bag, and pulled out a warm fowl; I brought him to the watch-house, and found a padlock in his breeches, and a bloody razor, with which he had cut one of the fowls heads off; the other man ran off; the fowls are not here, for I eat one myself, and I know they were dead, because all their heads were off.</p>
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<p>(Mr. Garrow opened the Case.)</p>
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<p>(The power of attorney read by the Clerk of Arraigns.)</p>
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<p>I am eighteen: I sailed on board the ship
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<p>I am Clerk in the Navy Office. I have here the muster-book of his majesty's ship Gorgon; here are the names of
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<p>I went to Captain
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<p>When I was before Justice Smith, the proctors said they did not know me. I desired Mr. Pease to be cautious, as I could not write. I begged my trial might be put off till next sessions that I might be able to produce this Clark, who I understand is gone to Ireland. Captain
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<p>I am serjeant major in the regiment to which the prisoner belongs. Corporal Turner brought the prisoner and the lead to me; I asked him where he got it? he said he found it at Charing-cross; I have kept it ever since. (Produced.)</p>
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<p>I am corporal in the same regiment. I saw the prisoner bring the lead pipe from Schooler's house, between seven and eight in the evening; I followed him and took him to the recruit house; then the serjeant major sent him to the Savoy.</p>
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<p>I picked up this lead coming from Charing-cross, and I went into Schooler's house to have a pint of beer, and took the pipe in with me, and the corporal saw me coming out.</p>
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<p>I have known
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<p>I have known the prisoner eight years. I had occasion to have a bonnet made, and I called upon
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<p>The prisoner called nine very respectable witnesses who gave her a very good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>I am a carpenter, and work at Somer's Town. I lost a pannel-saw at the time Sharp lost his.</p>
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<p>I am a carpenter: I was at dinner on Friday the 11th of May, and saw two men skulking about; the prisoner was one of them; presently I saw them coming; one of them had two saws under his coat; I took the saws from under his coat, and fetched a constable.</p>
<p>- GRIFFIN sworn.</p>
<p>I am a bricklayer. I had been to dinner, and saw the two men; and the last witness told me one of them had something under his coat: (the saws produced): constable has had them ever since.</p>
<p>(Sharp deposes to the ripping-saw, and Moore deposes to the pannel-saw.)</p>
<p>I was a man that always worked very hard; I had been taking a walk, and was in liquor, and was persuaded to take them.</p>
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<p>I am a Doctor of Laws: the things were lost on Monday, the 14th of May; they were taken from my garden.</p>
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<p>I am servant to the last witness. My master told me to run after those two boys; I took them both; I did not see any thing on either of the prisoners.</p>
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<p>I am a headborough: (I produce the linen.)</p>
<p>Mr. Hall. This is the linen I saw on my table.</p>
<p>Pearce. I put this linen there.</p>
<p>Two sailors had these things, and offered us some money to carry them to the three-mile stone.</p>
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