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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179207040001"/>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 4th of JULY, 1792, and the following Days;
<p>Being the SIXTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honourable
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<persName id="f17920704-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY E. HODGSON, PROFESSOR OF SHORT-HAND; And Published by Authority.</p>
<p>NUMBER VI. PART I.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for E. HODGSON (the Proprietor), No. 14, White Lion Street, Islington; 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>MDCCXCII.</p>
<p>N. B. Letters and Messages for Mr. Hodgson, left at No. 22, Fetter-Lane, will be instantly forwarded to him.</p>
<p>
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<p>KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<interp inst="f17920704-1-person6" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>*
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<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>(The witnesses examined separate.)</p>
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<p>I live at
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<p>I am a constable; I produce these things; they were brought by the watchman, with the prisoner, to the watchhouse, by Underwood and two others; I have kept them ever since. (Deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I lodged with the prosecutrix on the 21st of May last; I lost a pair of boots, and two pair of shoes, and two or three pair of stockings; they are here.</p>
<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
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<p>I am a watchman in Constitution Row, the bottom of Gray's Inn Lane; I saw the two prisoners in company with another, with bundles under their arms, run across the road; they crossed into a brick field of Mr. Harrison's; I told his watchman, and we followed them into the Duke of Bedford's road; when they perceived us they ran away to them little huts called Mortimer's Folly; I called out, and alarmed the watchman in Southampton buildings; I saw him take two of them; I endeavoured to meet them, and they turned back; I did not see the prisoner chuck away the bundle; we took them to the watchhouse; they were very near half a mile from Mrs. Farrer's house; they were from that way.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, prisoner's counsel. Was there light enough to discover a man's countenance? - Yes.</p>
<p>After day break was it? - Yes, some time after day break, about half past three o'clock.</p>
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<p>I am a labourer, at Islington; I saw these two young men and another, in company, jump over a bank and run away, about 200 yards from Mrs. Farrer's house; I did not see whether they had any thing with them; they sat on the bank to drink a bottle of beer; I found a bottle there afterwards; this was about five minutes before three, as near as I can tell.</p>
<p>Was it light then? - Yes; then they went to the bottom of the hill; then I saw two of them with bundles, the other had not, and I went after them to Mrs. Harrison's, and told the watchman; he followed them, and I went away; I work at the lead mill at Islington; I was at club that morning till near two o'clock.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Had you been drinking? - Yes.</p>
<p>Pretty much in liquor? - No, I was not in liqour at all.</p>
<p>How many hours had you been drinking? - About two hours and a half; it was rather late before I left work, when I went down; I do not know rightly what time; the club meet about seven in the evening.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Garrow. What coloured coat did you describe this man to be in? - A dark blue.</p>
<p>How long had you been robbed before the prisoner was taken? - Immediately, perhaps not ten minutes; it was between eight and nine?</p>
<p>Was you present when Thompson and Forbes had hold of this man, and had before taken hold of another? - I was not.</p>
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<p>My shop is the corner of Tavistock court; on the 19th of May last, I was standing at my door, I heard a noise, and saw Mr. Thompson and the prisoner making a set at one another, as though they were going to fight; the prisoner retreated and Thompson followed him; seeing him a respectable looking character I followed to the door of the publick house; the prisoner and Mr. Thompson were in the passage, and appeared to be sparring; I held Mr. Thompson and the prisoner; when Mr. Parry came up he said that's him.</p>
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was passing from Lincoln's Inn Fields to Covent Garden, to buy some garden stuff, and I saw these gentlemen, and they said I was not the person.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before the Lord CHIEF BARON.</p> </div1>
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<p>The witnesses examined separately, by desire of prisoner Keeling.</p>
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<p>I was robbed on the 22d of March; I came home about one; I was awaked about eight the next morning; my servant informed me I had been robbed; I found a bureau and trunk broke open; there was a closet broken open, and the plate taken away; I then went into the kitchen and found the area door broke open; round Goodwin's neck I found a handkerchief of my property; at Keeling's lodgings I found some neck handkerchiefs; I went to the house of one France, and in a bureau I found part of a wafer seal; Abbott was taken up on suspicion; I went to Tunbridge, and in Keeling's lodgings I found some linen.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Counsel. You have, I believe, two houses in town? - I have.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Howarth; on the 22d of March I went to bed about twelve o'clock; all the doors and windows were made perfectly fast; Keeling came that night and asked for
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<p>I was servant to Mr. Howarth; I know Keeling and Abbott; I saw them at the Goat, in Stafford street, on the 22d of March; they proposed to me to brake my master's house open; we met the night before the robbery, and it was agreed in Dover street that the house should be broke open by the two prisoners and Caverner; when we met I was drunk; we agreed I was to leave the bolts open; Keeling said there was no occasion to leave only one, as he had materials once to break all the bolts in the kingdom; Keeling went home with me, and took some shrub to give the maid to make her sleep; about two o'clock I heard a noise of breaking the plate chest; I was terrified, and I went to them and told them not to make such a noise or they would surely be taken; this was about three in the morning; then they went down stairs and swore at each other, and said they expected to find many quid, those are the men; I saw Abbott and Keeling at that time; when they were going a soup ladle dropped by Keeling.</p>
<p>Mr. Knowlys. How long had you been in Mr. H's service? - About six months.</p>
<p>What did you mean by the word quid? - I believe it means guineas.</p>
<p>Jury. Was you drunk or sober? - They never proposed it till I was in liquor.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Was you ever drunk at any of the conversations? - Yes.</p>
<p>What! was you always drunk? - No, not always.</p>
<p>Was you drunk in the beginning of the conversation? - I had been drinking all day.</p>
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<p>I know Abbott and Keeling; about a fortnight before Mr. Howarth's house was robbed Keeling asked me, if I had heard Burn say any thing about Mr. Howarth's robbery, I said I had; Keeling and three others came to me at the Goat and asked me to let a young man sleep with me; I have been in prison twelve weeks; I have had three conversations with York; the first time he appeared to be drunk, then it was proposed by Burn.</p>
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<p>I was at the Goat in Lancaster court, on the 22d of March, between eleven and one; I went away about twelve; I saw Abbott and Keeling there; I believe they quitted the house about twelve o'clock, the night was very dark; I do not know which way they went, whether to the right or left.</p>
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<p>I keep the Coach and Horses in Dover street; I do not know the prisoners.</p>
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<p>I live at Tunbridge, Keeling lodged at my house; about eight or nine weeks ago Keeling was taken in the town; there was some things taken from my house by Sherlock.</p>
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<p>This property was delivered to me by the magistrate: some of it was brought to me by Mr. Howarth, some given to me by Mr. Gabriel; these things I had from Mr. Howarth, except the buckles.</p>
<p>Mr. Howarth. I first, after the robbery, saw these things at Mrs. Taylor's; I found these silver knee buckles (produces them and several handkerchiefs); these are my knee buckles; (deposes to the handkerchiefs.)</p>
<p>The prisoner Goodwin called three witnesses, who gave him a good character; and the prosecutor said that Lord Mazarene, with whom he had lived, would have given him a good character.</p>
<p>The prisoner Abbott called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>The prosecutor recommended Keeling to mercy.</p>
<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>A second count. That he on the same day feloniously did utter and publish, as true, the same order for payment of money, with the like intention, knowing it to be forged and counterfeited.</p>
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<p>A fourth count. For uttering the same with the like intention.</p>
<p>(The indictment opened by Mr. Knapp; and the case by Mr. Coust.)</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow. You are clerk in the house of Messrs. Hoare? - Yes.</p>
<p>What is the firm of their house? -
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<p>That was the firm on the 11th of April last? - It was.</p>
<p>Upon that day did the prisoner at the bar come to their banking house? - On that day, as I believe, between three and four, somewhere near four, the prisoner came into the banking shop and presented the draft I have now in my hand as the draft of
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<interp inst="t17920704-5-person126" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> for payment; on my receiving the draft, I asked him in what manner he chose to receive it, and he answered four 20 l. notes, and the remainder in cash; the draft is for 96 l. upon his answering me, I looked again at the draft, and was persuaded in my own mind it was not the hand-writing of Mr. Hardinge; I again repeated the same question, and received the same answer; I then referred to Mr. Morgan, who concurred in my opinion; I heard the questions which Mr. Morgan put; he can better tell you; the draft has been in my possession ever since; the prisoner was secured and taken to Bow Street.</p>
<p>How long have you been acquainted with Mr. Hardinge's hand-writing? - I should suppose six or seven years.</p>
<p>He has, during that time, drawn on your house? - He has very frequently.</p>
<p>Did he keep cash at your house? - He did (looking at the draft over and over again); I firmly believe, to the best of my judgment, that it is not his hand-writing.</p>
<p>Have you any doubt of it? - I have great doubt that he wrote it.</p>
<p>(The draft produced and read.)</p>
<p>Court. As far as a man can swear to the hand-writing of another, do you believe it is not his hand-writing? - I believe it is not the hand-writing of Mr. Hardinge, to the best of my knowledge.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. If you had conceived it to be his hand-writing should you have paid on his draft? - Most certainly.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding, prisoner's counsel. The mode of your judgment, whether Mr. Hardinge's, or not Mr. Hardinge's, is derived from the drafts that you have seen presented at your house? - Not in that situation.</p>
<p>Your judgment at present is made in this way, that this writing is not like other writing of drafts that you have paid? - Just so.</p>
<p>And the only way in which you make up your mind is, because you have seen drafts of Mr. Hardinge's presented for payment, and which had not been honoured, and this hand writing is not like that; read,</p>
<p>"Gentlemen, pay the bearer 96 l. yours G.</p>
<p>"Hardinge."</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Besides this being very dissimilar to the character of Mr. Hardinge's hand-writing, was it in the mode of his drawing? - No, he at present draws, and did at that time, on a check, and signs his name different to that.</p>
<p>Had that taken place in consequence of some peculiar circumstance; I do not ask what? - It had.</p>
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<p>Mr. Knapp. You are a clerk to Messrs. Hoare? - Yes.</p>
<p>Do you recollect on the 11th of April the prisoner being at Mr. Hoare's? - Yes, I think I do; his person appears to me to be the same; I am rather blind; it is the same person that was taken to Bow street.</p>
<p>Do you remember a draft being shewn to you by Mr. Willoughby? - Yes, perfectly well.</p>
<p>Is that the same draft? - I believe it is.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding - Have you any mark upon it? - No.</p>
<p>Mr. Willoughby. I have marked.</p>
<p>Do you know Mr. Hardinge's handwriting? - Yes, sir, but not very particularly, though I am in the habit of knowing his hand-writing; not in the same degree as Mr. Willoughby.</p>
<p>From the knowledge you have of his hand-writing, do you believe that is it? - I believe it is not.</p>
<p>Had you any conversation with the prisoner
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<p>State to the Court what passed. - I was accidentally sitting near Mr. Willoughby, and I do not immediately recollect seeing the prisoner come into the shop. Upon my seeing the draft, I had little or no doubt of it; therefore, I walked round the prisoner, and posted myself between him and the door. I then interrogated him where he got it. He told me he had received it from Mr. Hardinge. I do not recollect whether he said that morning or the preceding evening, but I told him he could not have received it that morning, because I was persuaded Mr. Hardinge was on the circuit to Wales. I am not sure, but I think he said he returned to town the preceding evening. I think I asked him for what purpose he might have the bill of Mr. Hardinge, and he told me that it was for some horses that Mr. Hardinge had purchased of a friend of his at Llandovery in Wales. I immediately left him in custody, and he went to Bow-street.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. Had you no other conversation with him but what you have related? - Not that I recollect.</p>
<p>You did not persuade him at all to tell you any thing that passed with respect to the draft? - No.</p>
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<p>I am butler to
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<p>Is that his hand-writing, the name of
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<p>Which do you believe? - I think it is not, and I will give you my reason why, because he does not always write one hand, nor confine himself to one hand-writing; but the reason I think it is not his writing is, because he was in South Wales at the time, and not only that, but because it was not on a check upon which he at that time drew.</p>
<p>I cannot take upon myself to say it is his writing he writes so different in drawing his drafts, and in letters which I have frequently seen, in short every day and every hour; for that reason, I could not say; we were in South Wales till Saturday: I cannot tell the day of the month, but I think it was the 14th. This was upon the day of the week Wednesday.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. The only reason then for your thinking that this is not Mr. Hardinge's writing is, because he was in Wales at the time the note was presented? - One reason, Sir.</p>
<p>That note you know may have been written a long time before? - Yes.</p>
<p>The other reason is, because this note does not appear to be on a check? - Yes.</p>
<p>Otherwise you say Mr. Hardinge writes so many hands that it is difficult to say which is which? - It is. I cannot say that he writes in so different a hand, that I do not know that I can take upon myself to say that is not his hand.</p>
<p>He writes as different hands as there are letters in the alphabet almost? - Yes, Sir.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow. You are an officer attending the Publick-office in Bow-street? - Yes.</p>
<p>And was there when the prisoner was examined the 11th of April? - Yes.</p>
<p>Did you see this confession signed by him?</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. Permit me to ask who was in company with him at that time; were any of the gentlemen from Mr. Hoare's shop there? - No.</p>
<p>I should think not. Had you yourself had any conversation with him before? - Yes.</p>
<p>You had a good deal of conversation before he went in to the Justice? - No, not before he went in to the Justice, but when he had been in to the Justice, not before he went in: for this was drawn up before I
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<p>Mr. Garrow. The only question that is fit to be asked you before this is read, is this, had you, or any body else to your knowledge, made him any promise, or used any threats? - I cannot know what passed at the first; I do not know of any such thing.</p>
<p>Did you see that signed by the prisoner? - Yes, I saw it signed by the prisoner at the magistrate's. It was read over by Mr. Lavender, one of the clerks, to the prisoner. Read.</p>
<p>"Middlesex, to wit, The</p>
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<p>"on Messrs. Hoare, is not of the handwriting</p>
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<p>"but was wrote by him, this examinant,</p>
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<p>"and that he offered it for payment."</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I leave it entirely to my counsel.</p>
<p>Court. You know your counsel has not an opportunity of saying any thing for you? - Clearly, my Lord. I wish to suggest there is a grand mistake in Mr. Macmanus's evidence: I do not know that the confession was ever read over to him.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding to Macmanus. You hear what Mr. Lightowler says.</p>
<p>Macmanus. Yes, Sir, and I am very sorry to hear him say so.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mr. Lavender was the most likely person to know whether it was or was not. I have very little thoughts of its doing me a service: this I will tell you very candidly, that I read it over myself, but it never was read over to me.</p>
<p>Macmanus. I am sure Mr. Lavender read it and gave it into his hand afterwards.</p>
<p>Court. Did he read it to him in an open way, so that he heard the whole of what passed? - Yes, Sir.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. How came Lavender not to be here? - I do not know.</p>
<p>Are you prepared then to say upon your oath, that it was read over? - I have no doubt about it, not the least; I wish Lavender was sent for.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have no desire of the kind, I do not think it would serve me.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. There is no harm in your suggestion of the question at all.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I hope not.</p>
<p>Mr. Fielding. If you mean to say any thing to the Court or Jury, you must do it yourself. - I have nobody here. Apprehending from the message I received from the worthy solicitor against me, that my trial would not come on, I did not prepare myself with any witnesses at all.</p>
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<p>The prisoner bowed respectfully, and retired.</p>
<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The watch deposed to)</p>
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>One day I was in great distress, and a gentleman came up and gave me 3 d. and I went into the shop: the gentleman was ringing the bell for coals. I was in great distress, out of place, and it was necessity made me take it; it is the first error I ever was guilty of, and I hope you will have a little mercy. I have no friend in the world but my mother; she lives at No. 52, in Skinner's-street; she knows I am in goal.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am constable. About four o'clock I was fetched, and the prisoner was on his knees begging pardon. I know not the value of the spoons.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a very good character, and said he would employ him.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17920704-8-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went first to Mr. Watts's, at Walworth-stairs, one of my masters; I went to Mr. Holland's, in Gray's Inn, and I was going up Holborn to buy a Builder's Price-book, and I met with the prisoner in Middle-row, Holborn; he was talking about London, and he said he had been subpoenaed on a trial from Lincolnshire, and was almost tired of London. Walking up Holborn in conversation with this man, he stooped and picked up a purse, and he had me over to a publick-house; I do not know the house, nor who kept it; just after a gentleman came in and opened the purse, and there was a receipt, bought of Mr. Smith, a diamond cross, value 230 guineas; the diamond cross was in the box.</p>
<p>Court. Was you never in London before? - Yes.</p>
<p>How came you to be such a fool then? what passed next? - The gentleman said the receipt was good for nothing, unless we had the prize; then he pulled out this cross, and the gentleman said if I was with him, I had a right to have half of it, and he should have expected the same, and he agreed to give me 100 l. for the half part of it, and he went out pretending to get the money, and he could not get the money, and he asked me if I could get the money; this gentleman gave me a card to one Mr. Blundell, the bottom of Holborn Hill; he said his name was Blundell, and we were to meet at this Mr. Blundell's between six and seven o'clock, and he was to return me my money back again, and 100 l.</p>
<p>Court. Why you said nothing about your money yet? - He asked me if I could get the money, and I told him I could; I laid down on the table a hundred and five guineas; then he went out with the money, and we parted, and I went to this Mr. Blundell's, and not finding him there, I went to the Ram, in Smithfield, where he said he quartered.</p>
<p>Did you see any body of the name of Blundell? - Yes.</p>
<p>Was that the man that you saw at the house? - No.</p>
<p>Neither of them? - No, and at the Ram they told me there had been a trial on from Lincolnshire, but the people had been gone home a fortnight: then I went up to the Castle in Holborn, and in a very little time the prisoner came in; he asked me if I had seen the other; I told him I had been to the house, but there was no such man to be found; he said he would go and look after him; I followed him into Old-street; he said he must go into Old-street; there he went and found the other, and they wanted me to go and have something to drink; I told him I would not leave them; the other man slipped by us, I caught this prisoner; I cried murder, and there happened to be some officers in the house, and the prisoner was apprehended. Some of the money was produced, but I do not know how much; 98 guineas are in the hands of the Bow-street officer, Mr. Carpmeal.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, prisoner's counsel. This was your master's money, Mr. Foreman? - Yes.</p>
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<p>What had your master intrusted you with this money for? - To pay the men at Southend.</p>
<p>You did not see this purse dropt? - No.</p>
<p>It was not he that proposed to you that you was to have part of it, it was the gentleman? - Yes.</p>
<p>That gentleman seemed to have taken the most active part in it.</p>
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<p>I live in Holborn; I keep the Castle inn: I recollect about two in the day, that this gentleman and another came in and called for six pennyworth of brandy and water, and then another; the prosecutor and the young man that was along with him went away; the prisoner was not there at that time: the business had happened, as I understood it, at another house. Mr. Foreman, and another young man, came to my house; they went away; about six o'clock in the evening, or thereabouts, Mr. Foreman came into the coffee-room and had a glass at the bar, and asked me if I knew the men that were with him; I said I did not; says he, they have ruined me; says I what have they done to you; says he, I gave them 105 guineas.</p>
<p>Then you never saw the prisoners at your house? - No, not at that time, but in the course of this discourse, this gentleman, the prisoner, came in and said he was to meet a person there at six o'clock; I said there are some gentlemen in the coffee-room; he walked in: says Mr. Foreman, I really think that is one of the men I gave the money to to-day. I told him to lay hold of him. I never saw the prisoner till six o'clock.</p>
<p>Court to Foreman. Where was it they got the 105 guineas from you? - At this man's house between one and two o'clock.</p>
<p>Was that the young man that drank to you? - Yes, that was the gentleman.</p>
<p>Where was Owen then? - He was there, but he went out after he got the money.</p>
<p>Brady. I never saw Owen till that time.</p>
<p>Was you in the house when Foreman first came in? - Yes, I was when Foreman and the other young man came in; I never saw this man at all till six in the evening, when this young man came in to ask me if I knew the parties.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. If he had been there you must have seen him? - Yes, though he might have been there, I saw nobody in company but this young man and another.</p>
<p>Court to Foreman. How long was the prisoner in the house? - I cannot say how long, he was out once or twice. When the prisoner came out, Foreman said to him, you did not meet me according to your promise, and the prisoner said come along with me.</p>
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<p>On Thursday last, me and Carpmeal and another officer had occasion to go to Mr. Clayton's in Old-street, where, I believe we remained about three hours. At about seven, or a little after, I was in the back-yard seeing them play at skittles, and I heard a great noise at the door of somebody calling out murder! - do not beat me! - do not beat me! - I said to Carpmeal, what is all this noise about, somebody said, it is a man and woman a fighting; however, I went to the door, and, to my surprise, the prisoner and the prosecutor were apparently to me a fighting. Owen had got hold of him by the hair of the head, and the prosecutor was endeavouring to get out of the entry into the street; I immediately said, what is all this about, and the prosecutor, Foreman, was crying, and saying, oh! for God's sake pity me, they have robbed me; - robbed you, says I, of what; why says he, they have dropped a purse; oh! says I, that is very well, and we took them both to Bow-street; I then took this cross from the prosecutor; I made him put his mark upon it.</p>
<p>Do you know the value of it? - I should suppose from what I have heard, it is worth
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<p>(The cross produced.)</p>
<p>We then took him into the parlour, and I believe he sent for some of the money: however, 98 of the guineas have been recovered out of the 105; Carpmeal has them.</p>
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<p>I was with Townsend as he has told you, and the prisoner delivered this property into my hands; he said it was the money he received for the cross, all but 7 guineas; it is 98 guineas.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>Please your Lordship, we were walking up Holborn, and we found this purse with the cross; he cried half; says I, I picked it up, I have a right to all; we looked to see what was in it: another man came in, says he it is valuable property, indeed; says he, was you in company; yes, says I; yes, says the man; says I, I have no money about me; says he, I have some money; I have a note payable to the bearer; he went and got 130 l. he left me a hundred and five guineas, and I was to meet him at six o'clock at this house; and when I returned that 105 guineas and the 100 l. more, I was to have the diamond. I met him according to the appointment within a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a very good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow moved to arrest the judgment.</p>
<p>Court. Let the judgment be respited till the next sessions .</p> </div1>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Davis, of
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<p>Prisoner. I was stupefied with liquor, and did not know what I was doing: I throw myself on the mercy of the Court; I am lately come from Bristol, and I have not a friend in the world.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am Mr. Jerdein's coachman. On the 29th of May last, I lost a coat from the coach-house. About twelve at noon I saw the prisoner and another man in a sailor's dress: after I had put the coach in the coach-house, I went up to shift myself, and I came down and missed the coat.</p>
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<p>I overtook the prisoner at the bar with
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<p>(The coat produced, and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was coming over Moorfields, and I saw a lad chuck it away, and I picked it up; and I went back into the stable-yard, and there was a woman said I was not the person who took it.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The prisoner made no defence.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>- DODRY sworn.</p>
<p>I produced these seven handkerchiefs; I ran out; I live about forty yards off; I heard the cry of Stop thief! and a woman gave me the handkerchiefs; I never saw
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<p>I was standing in the shop; I heard the breaking of the window; I ran out and followed him, and in Great Argyle-street he was taken; I lost sight of him in turning the corner; I saw him running; I had not seen his face; I cannot tell whether the man that was taken in Argyle-street was the same that was in the shop.</p>
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<p>On Saturday evening I was crossing Swallow-street to Mr. Matthew's door, and heard the glass break; I saw the prisoner running across Oxford-street, nigh King-street, and I saw him throw this piece of sarsenet facing Sharp the brewer's; I followed him; he turned up Little Argyle-street into Great Argyle-street, and took up this piece of sarsenet, and gave it to Mr. Shepherd, wine merchant, Oxford Road. I saw the prisoner taken by the watchman and another: I am sure the prisoner was the man that I saw running from Mr. Matthew's shop; I knew him by his running and his clothes; Mr. Shepherd gave it immediately to Matthew's; I saw him.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I have had it ever since; I had no other piece of the kind.</p>
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<p>I was in Mr. Dodry's warehouse, my master, on Saturday night, about eleven. I heard a window break; I saw the prisoner run across the road with something in his hand; he dropped it; I saw a man pick it up; I was close to him; I followed him to Apple-street, where he was taken by a man with a basket.</p>
<p>- SMITH sworn.</p>
<p>I was crossing Oxford-Road on Saturday evening with
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<interp inst="t17920704-12-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and me followed immediately, and two more men; and I rather retreated back; I thought those two fellows belonged to him; and before I could get up to him, he was taken. I am sure the prisoner was the person that took it from the window; it was a moon-light night, and the shop had candles; I saw him run across as well as from the window.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman. I heard a cry of Stop thief! and the prisoner came following past my box; I sprung my rastle; he was coming out of one of the houses; he fell down, and I got hold of him, and took him to the watch-house.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I had been along with a captain to the West Indies, to Bridge Town in Barbadoes; I had been gone about ten months; it was with Captain
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>JOHN M'COY sworn.</p>
<p>About half past ten I heard Stop thief! and the prosecutor had hold of the prisoner by the hair; I took him into charge.</p>
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<p>About a quarter past ten I heard a rattle sprang; I ran and assisted to apprehend the prisoner; the prosecutor and the watchman had hold of him: in a few minutes after, a little boy came in and deposited the watch with the keeper of the watch-house.</p>
<p>VALENTINE RUMLEY sworn.</p>
<p>I am watch-house-keeper of St. Giles's in the Fields. I produce the watch; I received it from the landlord belonging to this little boy, as the boy was so young,
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<p>(A little Boy set up.)</p>
<p>Court. How old are you? - Twelve years old this summer.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know the nature of an oath? - No.</p>
<p>Court, Do you know what it is you are called upon to speak when you swear? - I do not know the nature of an oath.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know whether it is right or wrong to tell lies? - I will speak what is truth.</p>
<p>Court. Is it right or wrong to tell a lie? - It is not a lie.</p>
<p>Court. Is it right or wrong for any body to tell a lie? - It is not right.</p>
<p>(Sworn.)</p>
<p>Court. Now mind you are sworn to tell the truth, that is, you appeal to God, that what you say is truth. - Yes. I was in my shirt on the 31st of May. I live in Newtener's Lane, at a coal-shed, that goes into Cross Lane, and Cross Lane goes into Parker's Lane, and Parker's Lane goes into Queen-street. I ran down in my shirt; I heard the rattle sprung, and I saw this gentleman give charge of that man; and just as he took charge of him, a woman said,</p>
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<p>(The watch produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>As I was going along, I had been of an errand, I heard a great cry of Stop thief! a gentleman came and knocked me down, and this man came up and said to me,</p>
<p>"You rascal, you have robbed me!" I have not a soul; I have lately come from sea.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The witnesses examined separate.)</p>
<p>(The case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
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<p>I am a publican, and have dealt in horses. I bought a mare of Holbrook; the prisoner Mead was in company. I gave 19 guineas and another horse for her; I sold her to the Reverend Dr. Bishop, and in three or four days I was applied to by Mr. Wakefield, and got her back from the doctor. I went into Newgate to see the prisoners, and I said in the gaol I did not know either of the prisoners, but I was frightened.</p>
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<p>I have been a Lawyer. I have known the prisoner five years; I stole Mr. Wakefield's mare on the 14th of July out of Mr. Wakefield's field, and put her into a stable till I could get another, which I did immediately, and at one the same morning we set off and came to Taddle House, near Frome in Somersetshire. When we came to Mr. Bowell's, he said, You have a fine mare, will you sell her? I said I would;
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<p>I am an officer; I went to Taddle House, and found the mare.</p>
<p>Prisoner Mead. I have lived in credit 16 or 18 years; and I have people to testify that Holbrook said he did not want to hurt me, and that what he had said was to save his own life.</p>
<p>Prisoner Jones. I never received a farthing; and it cannot be supposed I would steal this or other horses without benefit to myself.</p>
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<p>Lucas brought two men to Newgate, Bowell was one of them; I was ordered by Mr. Akerman to shew them the prisoners; I turned them into the yard, where there were several people, and went in with them, and walked backwards and forwards; and Mr. Bowell said, no, he did not know any one; there were twenty people in the yard at least.</p>
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<p>I am a coal-dealer. I know Holbrook and the prisoners; Holbrook called upon me since the prisoners had their hearing; I asked him what would become of Mead; he said he had nothing to say against him, for he had never done any thing with him; as for Jones, he was sure to be a dead man, and that what he had said before the magistrate was for the sake of his own liberty. I was subpoenaed last Tuesday night.</p>
<p>SQUIRE BRUCE sworn.</p>
<p>I am a rope-maker. I was in company with Dixon when Holbrook said that he could not hurt Mead, not a hair of his head; and what he said himself was only to save himself; this conversation was in the tap-room.</p>
<p>Lucas. When Bowell came out of the gaol, he said he did not know any body there.</p>
<p>- FIELD sworn.</p>
<p>I have known Mead six years; I never knew any harm of him; he was imprisoned in Newgate for debt.</p>
<p>(The examination of Holbrook before the Justice read.)</p>
<p>The Jury retired for some time, and returned with a verdict,</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I saw the prisoner take the umbrella off the hook.</p>
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<p>(The witnesses examined separate.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17920704-16-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> before; they asked for some Irish at 1 s. per yard, and the boy who is here, sold them some; he first asked them if they would not go to 14 d. they said no higher than a shilling; and he fetched some cloth from the other side of the counter to shew them; there were some muslins on the counter lay some little distance from them, and they conveyed by some means the muslins to them.</p>
<p>Did you see them do that? - No. I missed them before they were gone out of the shop, by the boy warning me of it. I went round the counter, and told them I believed they had some of my property about them; they said they had not; I told them I had reason to believe that they had, and I would charge a constable with them; and the prisoner,
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<interp inst="t17920704-16-person244" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , if she had got any thing of mine; she desired she would pull it out of her pocket again; she denied she had any, and a little after she pulled out this muslin out of her pocket, six yards of muslin, and one yard and half, and a pair of black stockings, dropped from under the peak of
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<interp inst="t17920704-16-person245" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's stays. I saw nothing from Stinston at all; the constable came and searched them, and they were committed.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, prisoner's counsel. I observe they were committed on petty larceny for 10 d. You have known Mrs. Stinston some time? - Yes.</p>
<p>Had she been a customer at your shop? - Yes.</p>
<p>A very respectable family? - For aught I know.</p>
<p>Nothing was found upon her? - Only a great quantity of muslin under her feet.</p>
<p>They were standing near each other? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I live with Mr. Barrett. I was in the shop when the prisoners came there:
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<p>Did you see either of them take up the muslin? - No.</p>
<p>Did they say any thing about muslin, or look at it, or observe? - No.</p>
<p>You never saw either of them touch the muslin at all? - No.</p>
<p>When did you discover that the muslin was gone? - A good bit after; I gave my master intimation of it, and he came round to the prisoner, and told her to deliver up what she had got; that was
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<p>I am the constable: these things were delivered to me, and I have kept them ever since.</p>
<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
<p>The prisoner,
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I saw the young man (Davis) use the prosecutor very ill, and hit him several times; he hit him with his fist: I did not see him take any thing from him; and I saw the other prisoner (Lightwood) kick him with his foot; that was after Davis was gone away.</p>
<p>Court. Then Davis was gone quite off before Lightwood kicked him? - Yes, but Davis whistled to his dog; I said, here he is; the tall man (Lightwood) went straight up the yard.</p>
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<p>I only apprehended the prisoner; Bear and me were together, and the prisoners were both together in St. Catherine's-lane. We found nothing upon them.</p>
<p>PRISONER DAVIS's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I know no more about it than the child unborn: if I had I should never have gone to the same place the next day; the prosecutor is very much given to liquor, and he was in a drunken case; he cannot give so good an evidence. My friends live in Yorkshire; I have never a soul in the world.</p>
<p>PRISONER LIGHTWOOD's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I cannot say I was near the place.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. JUSTICE BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a patrole; (produces some of the things) I stopped them on
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<p>Prosecutor. I am positively sure to the child's clothes and these breeches and the jacket and trowsers.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, prisoner's counsel. The prisoners wish to know how often you have been in custody within these two years? - I do not know that I was in custody.</p>
<p>About four years ago you was not in custody for being concerned with a desperate gang of water-pirates? - Whether I was in custody; I was not in custody; I was taken, for they said they sold me things.</p>
<p>Was you ever in custody about some Prussian blue? - Why that is the same affair.</p>
<p>Was you ever committed from Litchfield-street for robbery, for which you at present stand indicted? - Was I committed for robbery, I never was committed for no robbery.</p>
<p>You never was in Litchfield-street, perhaps? - Not as I know of.</p>
<p>Do you mean to swear you was not? - That I was not committed; why there was something that somebody said.</p>
<p>Is there, at this time, an indictment against you for it? - Not as I know of.</p>
<p>How long is it since you was admitted a witness in Worship-street, about some callico; how long ago is that? - Mr. Garrow, if you will give me leave one thing, was I not to come here at all.</p>
<p>Answer the question, how long is it since you was admitted a witness for the crown in Hog-lane or in Worship-street, for it bears both names, I believe about some callico? - I believe that is about eighteen months ago.</p>
<p>How long is it? - Why how long do you think.</p>
<p>How long do I think! - You never was charged for any thing of the archbishop's plate? - No, Sir, any thing more?</p>
<p>Yes, a great deal more, master Moses? how long is it since you was taken for purchasing a chest of tea that had been stolen? - I know nothing at all about it.</p>
<p>Do you mean to swear that; because though this is passing off pretty easily, there is a shorthand-writer taking down your answers? - I never purchased any.</p>
<p>That is an answer to my question; have you never been charged with it? - I might have been charged with it, but I never bought any.</p>
<p>Is Mrs. Moses at this time indicted? - I will tell you, gentlemen of the jury, if a man has been guilty once of a fault, he is always guilty; I can bring you sufficient housekeepers in our parish; I will take particular care if a man has been guilty once of a thing that he will never be guilty of again; I shall be very particular for the future.</p>
<p>How long is it since your wife was apprehended and taken to Shadwell-office, and kept in Elby's house for a robbery? - I will tell you how that is: we keep a shop; a woman came to our house, and begged and prayed (her husband was pressed) that we would buy an article, and it had the misfortune to be stolen; we are very particular now, and have been for this long time past.</p>
<p>Now I just read you the conclusion of what these poor men had been put in: they say they hope your Lordship will inspect your manner; for that since New South Wales has been established, you, Mr. Moses, have been the cause of sending more
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<p>Court. Call
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<p>Here is a jacket, a shirt, and coat; I found the jacket on the back of the prisoner Scandling, and the coat on the back of M'Gowing, on the 26th about nine in the morning, in the watchhouse; I have kept it ever since.</p>
<p>Do you know
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<p>What sort of character has he? - Why his character is not very fairish.</p>
<p>Do you think that he is a man to be believed on his oath? - Why I never heard to the contrary to any thing not about being in a court.</p>
<p>But I ask you where there is no reward? - I beg your pardon.</p>
<p>You and he have hunted in couples very often? - I never searched his house but once; I never had him in custody.</p>
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<p>I was a watchman in Whitechapel; at about two in the morning,
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<p>I produce a shirt which I took off M'Gowing's back the 26th of June in the morning, in the watchhouse.</p>
<p>Moses. This is my shirt with my name on it; I cannot swear to the jacket particularly; I believe the check shirt to be mine; but there may be more.</p>
<p>PRISONER M'GOWING's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I met this young man in the street; he had these things; I asked him the way to White-yard; I was just paid off a man of war; he said he had some things; he found them, and I took some of them.</p>
<p>PRISONER SCANDLING's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I had no money; I was going out to sleep in the brick-field; and I picked up a bundle, and I met this young man; says I, shipmate I have found a bundle; here it is; do you know what to do with them, whether to take them or leave them; d - n me, says he, I would take them, and the man met us and took us.</p>
<p>RICHARD M'GOWING, MICHAEL SCANDLING,</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a
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<p>On the 26th of June, between five and six, I saw the prisoner go by my door with some books in his hand, which he was putting under his coat; I supposed he had stolen them, and cried out stop thief! he ran and dropped the books; I picked them up; they are duodecimos, called Peregrine Pickle.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am coachman to Mrs. Cookson; one of the coats belongs to her, and one to her son, John Cookson, Esq. I saw the coats at Sir Sampson Wright's, about half past nine on Tuesday the 5th of June, in the morning. I had seen them the last time about nine o'clock on Saturday evening; they are not both alike, the capes are different. I am sure they are the coats of my master and mistress.</p>
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<p>I am a coachman to Mr. Cookson; I missed my coat off the box; they were missed at the same time. I know the coats; I saw them at Bow-street on the 10th of June.</p>
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<p>I am an old clothes-man by trade: on the 4th of June the prisoner at the bar called me to buy a couple of coats; he was in a publick-house in Dyot-street, St. Giles's; he took me out of the tap-room into a little back-room; his wife was by, and he bolted me into the room; I was alarmed; he asked me 30 s. I bid him a guinea; he said 30 s. I went to Bow-street and told Mr. Kennedy; I went to the house and got the clothes in my bag; I told him to come with me, and a friend of mine should pay for them. I went out of the house and he with me; Kennedy came up, and the prisoner ran away; he was taken next day; he is the man; he did not say how he came by the coats.</p>
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<p>I am an officer belonging to Bow-street.
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<p>I am a watchman. When I went my rounds on the Saturday night, half past ten, the coachhouse was fast; at half past twelve the doors were open; there was no appearance of violence.</p>
<p>(The coats produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. Kennedy said at Bow-street to the Jew,</p>
<p>"You stand to what you have said, and we shall get 40 l."</p>
<p>Kennedy. I never thought of such a thing, my Lord; I did not say so.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>- RIDDINGHAM sworn.</p>
<p>I received these shirts from Mr. Fellowes, the magistrate.</p>
<p>(Produced.)</p>
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<p>Riddingham. The prosecutor gave me charge of the prisoner, and gave me the shirts.</p>
<p>Mr. FILLER sworn.</p>
<p>I saw the prisoner take the shirts off the line, and drag them to a ditch, and I pursued and took them.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I went on an errand, and on my return I saw a man coming out of the house with a bundle upon his arm; I ran to my mother and alarmed her; when I went out the things were safe, when I came back they were all gone.</p>
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<p>I heard the alarm of Mrs. Biddick. I followed to the corner of Bryanston-street; I saw three men at the corner; the prisoner ran up Orchard-street, and I pursued; then I met him in Somerset-street.</p>
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<p>I live at a publick-house. I saw the prisoner and two men lurking about the house; I thought they were upon no good, and I watched them, and I saw the prisoner have a bundle; then I saw them at the corner of Bryanston-street tying up the clothes.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I lost my property about three weeks ago; the cheese weighed about ten pounds: I am a widow; they came in and called for a pint of beer, and began playing at Justice Jarvis; Mays paid me, and the other went out first and took the cheese; my neighbours saw the cheese in the possession of the old gentleman.</p>
<p>(The cheese produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>A WITNESS sworn.</p>
<p>I was at work in the neighbourhood; Mrs. Hales said they have robbed me; I pursued them and took the cheese from Mays; they tried to get away, but I being strong in the arms, held him fast.</p>
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<p>I saw the man Douglas come out with the cheese under his coat; I saw them brought back to the publick-house.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am the wife of
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<p>I am constable: Mr. Clements called me to his house; I found the drawers open, and the things scattered upon the floor.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I cut my shoe in coming from Chelsea, and I ripped my shoe; I thought it a pity to lose my shoes for 5 d. or 6 d. and I inquired for a person to mend it, and they directed me to that house. I have the shoes on now.</p>
<p>Wheeler. There was nothing found upon the prisoner but a duplicate; no pick-lock keys, or any thing of the sort.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I live with the last witness; the prisoner was employed to clean the windows. I went out.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker in Long Acre: the prisoner brought this ring to my shop to sell, and I suspected him; I stopped it; I said this ring belongs to Mr. Evans the gold-beater; says he, what, you are one of the thieving glaziers, are you, that go about in a morning, and I took him into custody.</p>
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<p>Produced a medal and locket which he took from the prisoner.</p>
<p>(The ring deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I found them in Drury-lane, wrapped up in a piece of paper.</p>
<p>Court to Mr. Heather. What time did he bring the ring to you? - At about half after nine.</p>
<p>Court to
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<interp inst="t17920704-25-person333" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . What time did he go away from cleaning the windows? - About half after eight.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1>
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<p>The different pawnbrokers produced the things pawned by the other prisoners.</p>
<p>(The things deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17920704-27-person356" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; we all went up; the prisoner was then in the yard; he came into the yard and began to play among us; he put his hand into his coat pocket, and we were all convinced he had nothing; then the clerks went away; the prisoner then went up to the one pair of stairs warehouse, and he came down again, and I could observe something in his left hand pocket; I told the clerks, and they thought as I did; I said we will all go home; the prisoner stopped before me, and I went close behind him.
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<interp inst="t17920704-27-person358" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> were standing at the door; Mayhew stopped him; he put his hand into his pocket, pulled out a parcel, and bid me untye it: I untyed the parcel and laid it down on the floor; it contained Spanish indigo; the prisoner was stopped till the constable was sent for; it was the same kind of indigo as was kept in that warehouse. I can say it was Messrs. Scott and Stonehewer's property.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Did you tell the lord mayor all that you say now? - I believe I told him great part.</p>
<p>Did you tell the lord mayor about the wrestling? - No, not the whole of it.</p>
<p>Whether you was not distinctly asked before the lord mayor, whether you would venture to swear, whether this might not have been in his pocket when he went up stairs the second time? - I say it could not be in his pocket.</p>
<p>How long is it since you was before the lord mayor? - Near about a week. He was a steady man, had not been drinking; we had three pots of beer among four.</p>
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<p>Late in the afternoon, Thompson gave me information that he suspected the prisoner: Mr. Hay and myself went into the warehouse; Wilson was with us. I looked at the prisoner and supposed there was something in his pocket; on his leaving work, I said George, you have some property which you should not have; I took a parcel from
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<p>Corroborated the testimony of the last witness.</p>
<p>
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<p>I produce the indigo; it has been in my custody ever since.</p>
<p>Wilson. This indigo is Messrs. Scott and Stonehewer's. It is damaged.</p>
<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
<p>The prisoner called nine witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Recommended by the jury to mercy, on account of his good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker's servant; I took in a silver watch of the prisoner on the 13th of June, about six in the evening.</p>
<p>(Produced.)</p>
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<p>I am an officer; on Wednesday evening I was applied to to apprehend the prisoner; I searched the prisoner, and found this pocket-book and duplicate on him.</p>
<p>(The watch deposed to by the number 3379, and the key</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please your Lordship, I was in company with one Pat Coyland, and he said if I could pawn his watch we might have a drink.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. JUSTICE BULLER.</p> </div1>
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