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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179210310001"/>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 31st of OCTOBER, 1792, and the following Days;
<p>Being the EIGHTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honourable
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY E. HODGSON, PROFESSOR OF SHORT-HAND; And Published by Authority.</p>
<p>NUMBER VIII. 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>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179210310002"/>THE TRIALS AT LARGE OF THE CAPITAL and other CONVICTS, ON THE</p>
<p>KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>I know the prisoner. My husband,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17921031-1-victim51 t17921031-1-viclabel8"/> out of place; she slept with me; my apartment was over Captain Lascelles' stables; she brought some things there: on the evening of the 1st of August the things in the indictment (enumerating them) were taken away: the things belonging to my husband were worth five pounds: I left the prisoner in care of the place when I went out, and when I came home I found the stable door open; I returned about a quarter before nine: the prisoner was missing, and the things gone, and my room door was open; I double locked my room door when I went out, and left the prisoner in the stable; I saw the things at Justice Bond's, in Bow-street.</p>
<p>(The things produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Court. Is there any door out of the house into the stable? - Yes; but it is always fastened on both sides.</p>
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<p>I took the prisoner with the things the 2d of August, at a publick-house at Hounslow; he had all the property except two pair of stockings and a pair of buckles; some were tied up; a waistcoat and shirt on his back, and a coat ready to put on.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I hope you will all be merciful to me: I was very much in liquor: I have not a friend within a hundred miles.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Lord KENYON.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner Brown. When Justice Staple's asked him who were the men, he said a tall man and a little man; says the justice, that will not do; and Mr. Mayne went up to him and said, why do not you swear to them.</p>
<p>Court. Did you say one was tall and the other short? - Yes.</p>
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<p>I am a waiter to a publican. Last Thursday night, between the hours of six and seven, very nigh seven, I was going with a pot of beer, and the prisoner Graham came to me (that is the shortest); I live at the Sun in Catherine's-lane; and he asked me to buy a watch; I said yes; then he took me on one side, and shewed it me; he asked three pounds: he went away; next morning he came again and offered me the watch for thirty shillings; then I suspected it was stolen: Brown was with him: I offered twenty six shillings for it; Brown said I should not have it; and they came again and sold it me, and I went directly and laid an information.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The Sun is about a mile from the place where I was robbed.</p>
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<p>I had the watch from Watts: it has been in my possession ever since.</p>
<p>(Produced and deposed to by the name and number.)</p>
<p>Prisoner Graham Would you have known us if you had met us in the street? - Yes: here is some pieces that correspond, of the chain, which they left in my pocket.</p>
<p>PRISONER BROWN's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was, during the whole day, at Mr. Frenche's, in Church Lane, at the Blacksmith's Arms, only half an hour at night.</p>
<p>PRISONER GRAHAM's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was there too; the watch I offered to sell was my own watch, he often wanted to buy it before.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>I was opening my master's shop, No. 4, Spring Gardens, about a hundred yards from Mr. Ponsonby's, about a quarter before eight, and I saw a man come round the corner very fast, and he ran into Charing Cross, and about a minute after this gentlewoman came running, and calling stop thief! it was the prisoner that ran; I have seen him several times about Spring Gardens before; I saw him again in New-street, going into the Park; I went to tell Mr. Ponsonby, and he was gone; I saw him again the night following in Coventry-street; I came to Charing Cross and told two of the Bow-street patrols; it was at night, about eight; I went with them, but he was gone, and we came down the Haymarket, and we saw him at the corner of Suffolk-street, and they laid hold of him and took him to the Hope; I attended at Bow-street on Monday, I am sure of him.</p>
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<p>I am one of the patrol belonging to Bow-street; I apprehended the prisoner; I found nothing on him.</p>
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<p>I am the other patrole, I was also present; the boy pointed the prisoner out as the man.</p>
<p>Court to Mrs. Phillips. What sort of a milk pot is this? - A handsome high newfashioned milk pot, stood on a foot, and had a lid, I do not know the weight of it.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was in Covent-garden market that morning, buying a bushel of apples, which I get my bread by selling on a jackass; know nothing of the matter.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron THOMPSON.</p>
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<p>I came from Gloucester to do a job of work for the Margrave of Anspach; I went to him at Hammersmith, and I met my master the Reverend Mr. Fearon; he took me to town to the Old White Horse Cellar, the 16th of last June; I asked for some victuals and a pint of beer, and went out of the Old White Horse Cellar about a quarter before five; coming out at the door I met the prisoner; I never saw him before; I asked him the road to Albemarle-street, he said he was a stranger just come into town, but knew Albemarle-street very well, and in walking down he asked me what countryman I was; he said he was going down there, and we walked together; I told him I was a Gloucestershire man; he asked me if I knew Stroudwater, in Gloucestershire, I told him I did very well; he asked about several other village places which I did not know; he asked me about one Hickman of Gloucester: in walking 200 yards, or not so much, he was on the left hand side of me, there was a fine lady's purse on a step of a gentleman's door; he whipped round me; at that time I saw the purse; he got hold of the purse in his right hand, and slapped it into his waistcoat pocket; then he took me athwart the road, and said, as we are strangers just come into town, God, we have met with a fine prize; he took me to a publick house to have one pint of beer; I do not
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<p>Court. Before he took up the watch and the five guineas had you agreed that he was to take the watch and five guineas as part of the bargain? - No, I had no thoughts of his having my watch and money when he when out; the other man then pulled the purse out of his pocket and gave me the locket, and said he would be with me at nine o'clock, at the White Horse Cellar; he walked off, and I never saw him since; I took the locket after the prisoner was gone; nothing was said about his having my watch and money; I did not observe him take it, the other man was on the other side of the table; I saw the prisoner's hand upon the watch and money while I was talking to the other man: I went into the country and was sent for; I never saw him till he was in custody in Bow-street, about three weeks ago, since the 16th of June; I know him again; I never saw my watch and money; I have no doubt but the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Had you not the locket from me? - No, I had it not till after he was gone off with my watch and money.</p>
<p>Did you say the locket was left with you as a security? - No, the other man gave me the locket to meet me again at nine o'clock (the locket produced); I did not know what it was till afterwards they said it was a diamond stone.</p>
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<p>I live in Long Acre; the utmost value of this locket is not worth more than 6 s. or 7 s. at most; the stones are ordinary paste.</p>
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<p>Walking down Piccadilly, I met the prosecutor, we walked on and I saw a purse; says he there lays a purse, I picked it up and he cried halves immediately; then he asked me what countryman I was, I told him a West countryman; he said he was the same country; he said as we are countrymen I hope you'll give me half; we went into Mr. New's; there was a strange man; I took out a bill and receipt, and a locket, from the purse; the prosecutor asked if there was nothing else in the purse, and there was a locket, but I cannot say whether that is the same locket; I went to my friend, he was not in town, I came back and told him; says he I should like to keep this, it is the first thing I ever found in my life; and the prosecutor said he would leave his money and his watch in my hands as an indemnification; he first gave the money to this man, a stranger to me; I went on Monday morning to the same place, he was not there.</p>
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<p>Court. Now, considering the distance of time ten months, and that this man's life is at stake, can you venture to swear that the prisoner is the man? - Yes, I am perfectly sure; if his head was cut off I should know it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. At the first hearing did not you set it down as an assault? - Upon my oath my first complaint was both an assault and robbery, and the second complaint was the same.</p>
<p>Lord Kenyon. It should be understood that the magistrates ought to return the examinations.</p>
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<p>I keep the Walnut Tree. The prisoner and prosecutor came into my house on a sabbath day in the morning, in September, a little after six; I knew the prisoner; I never saw Mr. Dunn before to my knowledge; they called for a quartern of gin; I served them; Dunn paid twopence for it; they went towards the Mile End Road together, from our house; I saw them in an hour or two afterwards; Dunn was brought in by two acquaintances of mine,
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<p>I live at Hoxton; I am an officer belonging to the city; on Wednesday, the 11th of July last, I apprehended the prisoner; I asked what he had done, the answer was, this is the man that robbed and murdered me; I thought it a very odd expression: I took him before Mr. Justice
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I thank you, my Lord, and the honourable Court. I assure you I grant the first part of Dunn's evidence, in meeting with him and going to the Walnut Tree, to Mr. Smallwood's house; there we drank together; but as to ever hurting him, or putting my hand on his person, I never did; in the next place he has crossed himself very much: he did say to the carman, this man has murdered me; why, d - n me, says the carman (begging your pardon, my Lord) you look like a murdered man: I said I would go before any magistrate, I know my innocence; we walked arm and arm together, and we went to Guildhall, where 'Squire Boydell was sitting alderman; he sent us in a coach to Mr. Justice Clarke; there he only swore at the first hearing that I committed very violent assault, but never mentioned a word of robbing him till the Saturday, then he said I had robbed him of two-pence halfpenny; I was only committed for a violent assault, till the last session the grand jury found a bill for robbery.</p>
<p>Jury to Smallwood. Did you see a certain piece of timber of three inches broad in the hands of the prisoner? - The piece of quartering, of floor joist, he carried it away with him; I asked him to give it me to light the fire; and he said he would give it me when he came back: I never saw it again.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I only came out of the sick ward this morning; I was seven weeks there: I have no witnesses: I am very weak.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker at Hoxton town: (produces the things) the prisoner came with them to me on the 17th of October, between eleven and twelve, and pledged the things in the name of
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<p>I produce the things which I had from the pawnbroker's; I shewed her the duplicates, but I have since mislaid or lost them; the pawnbroker's is about a mile from Mr. How's house. (The things deposed to by the prosecutor).</p>
<p>Prisoner. A man asked me to pledge them, and gave me a shilling; he told me to put the duplicates into my pocket.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to Mr. Akerman; I know the prisoner; in February 1788 the prisoner was capitally convicted; this is a certificate from Mr. Sheldon of her conviction; in June 1789 she received a conditional pardon; I delivered her for transportation, on board the Lady Juliana; she has behaved very well; I have no doubt of her person whatever. (The record of the conviction read).</p>
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<p>I apprehended the prisoner in
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<p>I speak to the same effect as Mayne.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have witnesses to my character; I have worked hard ever since I left the ship: the prisoner called five witnesses, who had known her since she escaped,
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<p>GUILTY,
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron THOMPSON.</p>
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<p>Court. Gentlemen, you are right; I shall certainly join my recommendation.</p>
<p>Lord Kenyon to the Prisoner. If you are let loose, I hope you will pursue the same line of industry which you have done according to the character you have had given you this day.</p> </div1>
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<p>I am a ticket porter; on the 24th of August, about nine o'clock in the evening, I saw the prisoner and two men coming along Cornhill; I followed them through Finch Lane; they went up Threadneedle-street; they pitched the box; I suspected they had stole it, and ran for Hunt, and he took the prisoner; the box was on the prisoner's back; he could not carry it, but dropped it: he said before the Lord Mayor that they gave him 6 d. to carry it.</p>
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<p>I was called by Renshaw; when I went to lay hold of the prisoner he had the box on his shoulders and threw it down; he ran away; I took the chest of tea to my house; I have kept it ever since (produced); there was tea in it, the chest was stove by falling.</p>
<p>Wright. This seems to be the same; it is marked 4683; there are two initial letters, G. C. they signification are of the ship the General Coote; we had three chests by the same ship; they were amongothers in the front shop.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I know nothing about it; they asked me to cary it, and said they would give me 6 d. I said I would if I could, but it was too heavy.</p>
<p>Court. What is the value of the tea? - don't over value it, place it rather under than over the mark? - It is worth at least 10 l. my Lord.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses to his character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>I know no more than the last witness; we found this (a cane scoop) in his pocket; it is not a thing commonly used on board a ship.</p>
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<p>On the 24th of September, about two o'clock, I saw the prisoner Gibson and the other come out from among some casks, where there was some copper and brass; I was adjoining the Custom House quay, and I saw the tall man, Mathers; he helped to lay the brass under Gibson's jacket; they attempted to cross the way; I followed them and asked what they were going to do with it; Gibson then let it fall, and Greenwood took him by the collar and brought him back to the place where he had taken the brass from; Mather got away; I am positive Gibson is the man, and I believe Mather to be the other.</p>
<p>- THORNTON sworn.</p>
<p>I saw the prisoner Mather assist Gibson in taking this brass out of the cask, and Gibson assisted Mather to put it under his jacket.</p>
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<p>I am a weigher on the keys of London; when the noon tender took the man I took him back to the key; that was Gibson.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I took Gibson; and by inscriptions given of Mathers, I took him next day.</p>
<p>The prisoners, in their defence, said they knew nothing of it. (The brass produced).</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>I live at No. 60, Rosemary Lane; I am a salesman; I produce the property
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<p>Clark deposes to the clothes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had been among my shipmates, and was in liquor.</p>
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<p>I am Mr. Walker's apprentice; I was at work in the back shop; my fellow apprentice said, there is somebody gone out of the shop; I did not see him go out.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had been drinking with a young man, and he desired me to carry the goods to Islington, and he would pay me for my trouble.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>I am a printer; on the 19th of October the prisoner came to my shop and wanted to sell some types, I asked him how he came to sell such a quantity; I live in Russell-court Drury-lane; he told me his brother was a printer and was dead, that this was all that was left; I asked him who had bought the rest, he said his sister had sold them, and he could not tell to whom; he seemed flurried, and desired I would give them to him again; I said I would not till he gave a better account of himself; he took to his heels and ran up the court, and I pursued and took him to Bow-street; going into the office he said he had told me a lie, that he had no brother a printer, he was a founder; I have kept them ever since.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Stephenson; I set up the letters; I put the letters upon a stick to be dressed; I was carrying the things home; I set them down at the corner of Bedford-bury; it was on a Thursday, about six o'clock; I had three parcels, which I took from my master's in Bream's buildings, and was to carry them to Orange-street, Leicester-fields: at the corner of Bedford-bury, I asked the man to help me with the types on my head; yes, my lad, says he, they are very heavy; the prisoner is the man; he asked me where I was going; I said, to Orange-street, Leicester-fields; he said he would take one for me; he had two, I had one; at the corner of
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<p>Mr. Stephenson. I am sure this is my type, the letter X has a flaw in it.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>He said that he kicked against it in the street; and that he did not know the value of it; that he took it to an old iron shop, and they told him it would be of more value to a printer; and that he took it to Mr. Barker, in Russell-court, who stopped him.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker in Carnaby-street; I have two shirts; I took in a shirt of the prisoner on the 15th of October; on the 18th, about half past six, the prisoner came to my shop, and produced eight spoons and two waiters; here they are; (produced;) he wanted twelve guineas on them; I found the waiters were only plated; and I suspected they were not his own, as he asked more than they were worth; he said they were left him by Mrs. Crockett; and I said, then I suppose the waiters are silver, oh yes, sir, says he; I then told him I had not sufficient cash; I went out, and told him I would get change for a note; I went to the public-office, and took one of the spoons; I returned with Kennedy and he was gone; he was taken in half an hour.</p>
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<p>I am a police officer; I apprehended the prisoner, and took him to the office; I searched him, and found ten duplicates.</p>
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<p>I am servant to Dixon; I produce two decanters, two shirts, one pair of cotton stockings, one handkerchief, and two muslin neckcloths; some of those things were pledged in August, some in September, and some in October; I saw the prisoner pledge the shirts; I saw the duplicates delivered.</p>
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<p>I am servant to a pawnbroker; I took in a pair of silk stockings; (produced;) I don't know the prisoner.</p>
<p>Mr. Sumner. - These are a particular kind of stockings; they were made for me on purpose; I am sure they are mine: here is a shirt marked with red silk, or red cotton.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have nothing to say, I only beg for mercy.</p>
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<p>On the 17th of October I lost two hams; about a quarter before eight in the evening, the prisoner and another came and asked me for a quarter of a pound of cheese; the man threw down a shilling hard on the counter, and it fell down behind the counter; in picking up the shilling, I saw Newman was reaching something out at the door, and I could not think what it was; they were the only two hams in the shop; then Newman laid hold of another ham; as soon as I saw that, I ran round the counter, and cried stop thief! Newman ran out of the shop; they got one ham clear off, the other they dropped; I never recovered the ham again; the hams were both together in the shop, in one place; when the prisoner ran away, he ran about thirty yards; I lost sight of him; when he was brought back, I knew him to be the same man; he offered me two guineas to let him go.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. - It was between seven and eight in the evening when you lost your hams? - Yes.</p>
<p>You lost only one? - No more.</p>
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<p>I am an apprentice to Mr. Wade, cabinet-maker; I heard the prosecutor cry stop thief! he was running, and I stopped him.</p>
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<p>I am a baker; I was going by between seven and eight, and I saw Newman have a ham; I don't know who the man was he gave the ham to; then he went into the shop and fetched another, and run out of the shop; we stopped him.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. It was dusk, was it not? - Yes, Sir.</p>
<p>Did you ever say, before the alderman, that you did not see him give the ham to any one? - No, sir.</p>
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<p>I am a constable, and produce a ham; I had it from the prosecutor.</p>
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<p>I know no more than the last witness.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it all to my counsel.</p>
<p>He called nine witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner. A man offered me a shilling to carry it to Billingsgate.</p>
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<p>463.
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<p>I am apprentice to Mrs. Bond, mantua-maker. On Monday I was out all day, and came home at night, and Mrs. Bond said she missed an apron, and on Tuesday she missed two spoons; on Wednesday a constable was sent for, and she confessed; the constable searched her, and found several duplicates, and among them was some of Mrs. Bond's property; she was taxed with it; she owned to having taken the wearing apparel, but not the spoons; she had a muslin apron in her pocket; she begged for mercy; Mrs. Bond said it was better for her to confess: they begged her to confess every thing: I was in the room all the time, she never said she had made away with the things.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; I produce two sheets, one spoon, one pair of men's shoes; I took in one sheet and a napkin: I have kept the things ever since; I know the prisoner, she frequented our shop.</p>
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<p>I am a constable of Langbourne Ward; on the 31st of October I searched the prisoner, and found this checked muslin apron; I found near forty duplicates on her, five in this book, and the rest in a stocking; they were in her pocket.</p>
<p>Stewart. I know this is Mrs. Bond's sheet, it is marked A. it was her's before she was married; the napkin is marked P. A. B.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. These shoes are mine, this spoon is mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I parted with those things not with any design to wrong my master or mistress. Some of the duplicates were found on the ground, and so was the pocket-book.</p>
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<p>I bought them of a school-fellow that I was playing with; I am not 12 years old.</p>
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<p>Has the prisoner been here before?
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<p>465.
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<p>I apprehended the prisoner, and found eighty-three duplicates on her: I went to the pawnbroker's and found that the things were chiefly the lady's.</p>
<p>- THACKERAY sworn.</p>
<p>I am a pawnbroker; I received this table cloth from
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<p>- MULCASTER sworn.</p>
<p>I produce a sheet and petticoat; I took in the sheet on the 25th of May of the prisoner.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker: I produce five sheets and two bolster cases: I received on the 12th of November, 1791, a sheet; on the 12th of September a pair of sheets; they are worth about fifteen shillings; I had them of the prisoner.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker: I produce a sheet and a table-cloth.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My husband was long upon me; I have had a lying-in, and I have lost the use of my hand, and I did this because I was urged by the greatest distress: I have lived with Mrs Hungerford four years and an half, and there is a great difference between us now.</p>
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<p>I am apprentice to Mrs. Lane, in Castle-street: the prisoner came to me in the shop, and desired me to give her
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<p>- HALES sworn.</p>
<p>I am servant to Mr. Brown, Long Acre: I produce a shirt and neck-cloth; I took them in of the prisoner at the bar, both in one day, though at different times; I lent one shilling on the shirt and sixpence on the neck-cloth.</p>
<p>(The shirt and neck-cloth deposed to.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I own I took the shirt and neck-cloth through distress: I meant to redeem them; he owes me more than the things were worth.</p>
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<p>On the 24th of October I saw the prisoner take a silver spoon from the kitchen window of Mr. Reeve, and put it in his pocket; it is a private house; I am an opposite neighbour; I went out and pursued the prisoner; I spoke to the prisoner, and said you villain give me the spoon; and a man that was with him laid hold of my sleeve, and said I will take him for you; I wrenched my arm from him, and he run down Bray's-buildings, and I followed him till he was taken; I am sure he is the man.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Lord KENYON.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to Mr. Davis. I remember the prisoner; he came in about nine, and ordered two pots of porter and change for half a-crown, to No. 8; I went there; and he said it was No. 4; then he said it was not there, it was No. 30; he called a man to take them, and wanted me to go back for another pot, tobacco, and pipes; I would not; he got the change out of my hand by force, and said he would not pay me or give me the half crown; I laid hold of his coat, and he came back to my masters, and delivered up the change; what became of the porter and pots afterwards, I don't know; I went back again to see about the beer and pots, and my master came with the prisoner.</p>
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<p>On the 15th of September, I was going into the cellar, and the prisoner came to the door and ordered two pots of beer to go to No. 8.</p>
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<p>I am a milk-carrier. I was going to Mr. Mortimer's house, and the prisoner was behind me; he went away, and presently he came out with a truss of hay on his back; I followed him and took it off his back, and stopped him, and brought him back to Mr. Mortimer's yard; it was past nine in the evening: he said the hay was his own.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to Mr. Mortimer; I packed the hay, and know this hay belongs to Mortimer; the cutting and colour of the hay; and the bands, I know, and the twisting, it came from a rick that heated, and there was a mouldy place.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman: Kelley told me that a man had got a truss of hay; and I followed him and took him with the hay, which hay I delivered to Mr. Mortimer.</p>
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<p>Court. Did you see the prisoner come out of the two pair of stairs? - I saw him come out of the house; the officer had the cushion.</p>
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<p>I live at No. 14, Daker-street, next door to the prosecutor: I was sitting at my window, and I saw a man go by with a cushion; I believe it to be the prisoner, but I cannot swear to him; I informed Mr. Lane of it.</p>
<p>
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<p>I live in Snow's-rents, Maidenhead-court: I was at my door at work, and a man came by me with a cushion; I believe
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<p>Prisoner. Was any body with me at the time? - Another man in a white coat; the prisoner brought the cushion; the prisoner belongs to the same regiment my husband does.</p>
<p>Court to Trotman. How many did you see pass your window? - Two; one in a white coat, and the other in a soldier's dress.</p>
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<p>I am an officer at Queen-square, Westminster: I heard the cry of stop thief! and I laid hold of the prisoner; he was in a soldier's coat: the people said he had stole a cushion from Mr. Lane: I took the prisoner to the place where the cushion was found, and I have kept the cushion ever since.</p>
<p>(The cushion produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>There are many persons in a red coat; one may be like another.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>I am an apprentice: I saw a muslin handkerchief taken by the prisoner; he unpinned it from off the line; he put it into his breeches, and made off, and the handkerchief was afterwards produced by Hamilton.</p>
<p>- HAMILTON sworn.</p>
<p>I was constable: I searched the prisoner and found no handkerchief on him; at the next area I saw it lay in a wisp; I took it up; the gown has never been found.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I know nothing of it.</p>
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<p>I am a
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<p>Mr. Garrow, Prisoner's Counsel. When this man was searched there was only three
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<p>Did not you offer to let him go about his business if he would give you eight shillings? - I asked him for my money again.</p>
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<p>I am a watchman in Covent-garden; the prosecutor gave me charge of the prisoner, and I took him to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
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<p>473.
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<p>I am a pawnbroker in Long Acre; I produce five pocket books, the prisoner brought them to pledge on the 10th of October, and asked me half a guinea on three of them; I stopped her, I sent for an officer and took her to Bow Street; she said she had them from abroad, I suspected they were stolen; there was one found in her shoe.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. I saw them taken out of the box.</p>
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<p>The prisoner was left in the shop on Tuesday the 9th of October; while Mr. Middleton and his brother drank tea; I can swear to two of the books, I believe them all to be mine, I had not sold either of them; I was not present.</p>
<p>Mr. Middleton. I left the girl in the shop on that night; the pocket books were in drawers without locks.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my Counsel.</p>
<p>She called three witnesses who gave her a 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 apprentice to Mr. Johnston; he is an
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<p>I am a patrol; I was one that stopped the prisoner last Saturday, in Cow-Cross; it is in St. Sepulchre's parish, in the county of Middlesex; I found the things on the prisoner, between seven and eight in the evening, and delivered them to Appleyard; I asked the prisoner where he was going; he said to No. 20 or 21, on Clerkenwell-green; he said he was employed by a porter; I took him into custody; he said they were frying pans.</p>
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<p>Husband deposes to the goods.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I was coming down Thames-street, and a gentleman said he would give me a shilling to take them to No. 21, Clerkenwell-green; I have no friend in the world.</p>
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<p>On the 20th of October, in
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<p>- AUSTIN sworn.</p>
<p>I saw the prisoner drop the coat.</p>
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<p>I am a servant to Colonel Loftus; I was sent out of the parlour into the drawing-room; on the second or third step of the stairs, towards the bottom, I saw the stick of this umbrella, (produced,) going out at the door; the person who had it, shut the door; I went and opened it, and looked out, and I saw the prisoner turning round the heads of the horses of a hackney coach; he had been in our kitchen about ten minutes before; I followed him to the coach; the coachman was standing at the door with the handle in his hand; I tapped the coachman on the shoulder, thinking he must have got the umbrella in the coach; I asked him what he had there, he said, he did not know; it was something which that man had thrown in; I took out of the coach two hats, and this umbrella; then our butler came; and the prisoner and the coachman stood wrangling about the fare; I gave the butler the two hats; and he ordered me with the prisoner into the publick house;
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<p>I drive a hackney coach; on Sunday, about three o'clock, my coach was standing at Half Moon-street end, Piccadilly; the prisoner ordered me to go to the watering-house on the high-ground, near Bond-street; he wanted to find the number 89; then he ordered me to the Bull and Mouth, in Hart-street; from thence to Moorfields; thence to Whitechapel; back again to Moorfields; and then to the Bull and Mouth in Hart-street; from thence to the Turk's Head in Charlotte-street; and from thence to the Turk's Head in Harley-street; there he stopped, and told me to get a pint of ale; he went to a gentleman's house; I did not see him go in, but I saw him come out, and he threw in two hats and an umbrella: Grant came and tapped me on the shoulder, and asked what was there? I told him, I did not know; I drew back, and he took the things out; and the prisoner was going to get in and go further; I told him I would not go any further; I did not like his appearance, and demanded my fare.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I took this table spoon and this desert spoon out of the prisoner's left-hand side pocket.</p>
<p>Baker. These are my master's spoons; his cypher is on one, and his crest on the other; they were in the kitchen; I know both the hats very well, and the umbrella.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was coming up stairs, and found the spoons on the stairs; I was going to fetch a pint of beer for the cook, and I took the hats and umbrella, thinking my fellow servant, Grant, would come over and drink a pint of ale; I wish to clear up the point; I am not guilty of the crime.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron THOMPSON.</p>
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<p>Mr. Garrow, prisoner's counsel. Did you ever say before the justice any thing of his having the purse in his hand and giving it to another? - I saw it in his hand.</p>
<p>Did you drink any thing with the prisoner? - No.</p>
<p>Did you ever tell this man if he would give you some of the money you would let him go? - No, Sir, never.</p>
<p>Did you never talk of the reward in the coach, going to gaol? - No, not that I remember.</p>
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<p>Upon your oath, did not you have some conversation with the constable relative to the reward? - Not to my recollection.</p>
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<p>I am a constable; I was sent for on Sunday the 12th of August, to Tattarsall's; I went and found the prisoner in the custody of Bush; the charge was that he had robbed him of eighteen guineas and a half; he said he picked his pocket in the passage of the palace, by the chapel; he said that he was hustled and that his thumb was on his purse in his pocket; that the man who picked his pocket threw it away, and another man took it; the prosecutor and another man went with me in the coach to bridewell.</p>
<p>Mr. Garrow. Had you any conversation with the prosecutor, at any time, respecting the reward? - Not at all to my recollection.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I am totally innocent.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>The prisoner lodged in the same house with me; I wash for him; he asked me to wash these two shirts; I did not wash them; then he asked me to pawn them; I put frills on them, and pawned them at Mr. Moore's.</p>
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<p>My husband is a brewer's servant; I pawned a pair of breeches for the prisoner about five weeks ago, for five shillings; I have known the prisoner some years.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; I produce two shirts. (Produced).</p>
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<p>I found the other waistcoat in Ball's room, and a very large bunch of keys fit for a bureau; I am a patrol.</p>
<p>Norwood. These shirts are mine; when I lost them they had no frills; I know the waistcoats, they are mine; I left my two boxes in the club-room, I lost things out of one box only.</p>
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<p>Gard. I bought the waistcoat of
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<p>Berry. I bought the breeches of
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p>
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<p>479.
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<p>(The case opened by Mr. Knowlys.)</p>
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<p>I live at No. 151, in Fenchurch-street: I am in the
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<note>[Text unreadable in original.]</note>that wants to speak to you; I said go along like a couple of rascals as you
<note>[Text unreadable in original.]</note>nothing to do with you; the
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<p>Would you have parted with this money if it had not been through fear? - I am not subject to fear; if he had stopped me on the highway I should not have thought any thing of it; but to attack my character!</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not you come past me three or four times and look in my face? he says never mind, you are not a native of England; what countryman are you? I said of Holland; I said I am going to Holland next Monday; he said what kind of country is that; he asked me many questions; he asked me to have some Burton and a bowl of bunch. - Not a word of the sort.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He said you are rather low spirited, is there any thing in my power that I can serve you? - Never a word passed between us but what I have related.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Then he laid hold of my arm, as we were walking along. - By no means, he attempted several times to take hold of my arm.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He said I should not be afraid of him, he was a true Englishman and could afford to spend a thousand guineas. - I, thinking the man was drunk, said I wish you good night, Sir.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When you gave me the guinea and a half, did not you appoint me to call upon you on Monday? - By no means; before the Lord Mayor he said it was Sunday, but that was false.</p>
<p>
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<p>I keep the Butler's Head; on the 15th of September the prosecutor came into my house followed by the prisoner; I think it was him; he went out and came back again; and he asked me to borrow a guinea; I lent him one, and he went out; he seemed very much frightened; on the Sunday morning he told me the story, and in the evening the prosecutor, Mr. Waldron, and Mr. Collier came in, and afterwards the prisoner came to the door; I asked him who he wanted, he said Mr. Peters; I said there was no such person there; he said that is the gentleman, I want to speak to him in private; I proposed taking him up stairs; then he began to beg for mercy; he pulled out a guinea, half a crown, and a shilling; chucked them on the table and said he was sorry; Mr. Collier said, down on your knees and say if Mr. Peterson has offered any thing indecent to you; and he said no, it was distress; when the prisoner was taken before the Lord Mayor he called me on one side, and begged I would do my endeavour to speak to Mr. Peterson to forgive him, and he would immediately go into his own country.</p>
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<p>I lodge at the Saracen's Head, Friday-street; I am not at present in any business; I was present on Sunday evening, not exactly at the express desire of Mr. Stephenson; the situation I stood in precluded me from seeing the prisoner as he came in at the door; but Peterson said to me, that is the rascal that insulted me last night; I saw the prisoner; the man at the house proposed taking him up stairs; the prisoner said he wanted to speak to Mr. Peterson in private; I said, he had the night before, and now must speak in publick; he put his hand into his pocket and took out one guinea and half a crown, and said, it was all his money; he would give it to make it up with the prosecutor; I desired him to go on his knees, and declare to me whether Mr. Peterson had made any such attack upon him the preceding night; he protested to me in a solemn manner, with his hands up, that he had not: when the constable came in, he came round a little table in the room and demanded the money; the man said he should not have it; then he said to Mr. Peterson, he knew what he had earned the money for, and it was his; I would not go near the rascal.</p>
<p>
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<p>Deposed to the same effect: he fell on his knees, and said, in the most solemn
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<p>
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<p>I am the waiter at the Butler's Head; I recollect the prisoner; he came to me about eleven on Saturday night as I was shutting up my master's shutters, he asked me whether I knew who that person was that went in, I told him Mr. Peterson.</p>
<p>Prisoner to prosecutor. When I came into the room, did not you take hold of my ring, and say, you d - d rascal this is my ring? - When he came into the room, I observed he had a ring on his finger; I said you cannot be a man in much distress to have a ring, let me look at it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, my life is in your hands; how came this Mr. Peterson to be in bodily fear, if innocent? and take me to his home, where there were twenty or thirty people, and lend me a guinea and a half; why did he not take me then; he said, I am a gentleman, there, take this; I said I was going to Holland on Monday; he said call on me on Monday; I came back to tell him I could not call on him on Monday, but would call on Sunday night; he said, keep the money, my good fellow, you are welcome to it as long as you come from Holland; on Sunday evening I went there, having a guinea and half a crown and a shilling in my pocket; I said I came here to return him a guinea, and I will leave him any thing, and my direction, till I come from Holland to pay him the rest.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness to his character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The case opened by Mr. Garrow.)</p>
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<p>I am coachman to Mr. Thellusson; I was driving the carriage; I had met the man at the bar about ten minutes before he stopt the carriage, then he came up and called to me to stop; I thought he wanted to pass me; I knew him to be the man I had seen before; I observed him very particularly when he came up; he put a crape over his face; I had observed his face and person; he had a light-coloured great coat on; there was a tear in his great coat, which had been mended.</p>
<p>
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<p>I am an officer of Bow-street; I apprehended the prisoner on the 18th of September, in Drury Lane; I found this crape on him; his hair was loose; Mr. Hughes,
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<p>
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<p>I took this purse from
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; on Monday the 17th of September,
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<p>
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<p>I offered a brilliant to sale to Mr. Heather; I found that diamond in Broad St. Giles's; I received a red leather pocket book from a gentleman in Ireland; I left Ireland about a year and a half ago. (The pocket book produced). I know nothing of this; it is not mine; I had not that purse of the prisoner at the bar; I never said at the office that I had the diamond of the prisoner at the bar. (The prisoner's great coat produced).</p>
<p>Mrs. Thelluson. This purse I verily believe to be mine; I bought it in the city.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I leave it to my counsel.</p>
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<p>Radley lodged in my house nine months; I understood him to be a
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<p>I am a taylor; the prisoner lodged upwards of five months with me, and behaved exceedingly honest.</p>
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<p>I always thought him a good character.</p>
<p>Two other witnesses gave him a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY,
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Lord KENYON.</p>
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<p>I was present when
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<p>481.
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