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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180410240001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS On the KING's Commission of the Peace, OYER AND TERMINER, AND GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY OF LONDON, AND ALSO, THE GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, HELD AT Justice-Hall, in the Old-Bailey, On WEDNESDAY, the 24th of OCTOBER, 1804, and following Days,
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<p>PRINTED AND PUBLISHED, By Authority of the CORPORATION of the CITY of LONDON, By W. WILSON, St. Peter's-Hill, Little Knight-Rider-street, Doctors' Commons.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180410240002"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS On the KING's Commission of the Peace, OYER AND TERMINER, AND GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY OF LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<interp inst="t18041024-1-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I am servant to Mr. Fleming, a pawnbroker; (produces five tablecloths, one sheet, two pair of pillow-cases, one petticoat, one pair of stockings, a coloured apron, and a teaspoon;) they were pledged by the prisoner; one of the table-cloths was pawned the 8th of October; the first was pawned the 13th of September; the duplicates which the constable has are counterparts of our duplicates; I am certain the prisoner is the person.</p>
<p>(Robert-Samuel Hudson, another pawnbroker's servant, was called upon his recognizance.)</p>
<p>THOMAS WOODMAN sworn. - I am a constable; I was seat for on the 8th of October, and Mrs. Prisley gave me change of the prisoner; (produces the duplicates;) I had them from Mrs. Prisley. (The property identified by Mrs. Prisley.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I beg for mercy.</p>
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<p>Second Count, charging it to be the property of certain persons to the Jurors unknown.</p>
<p>(The case was opened by Mr. Knapp.)</p>
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<p>Sayer. There was more tea than that missing out of the chest.</p>
<p>The prisoner did not say any thing in his defence.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner Jones called five witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Count. Charging the like offence in the dwelling-house of Henry-
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<p>(The case stated by Mr. Gurney.)</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. Have you any other partner? - A. Not directly; we make an allowance to the widow Ward.</p>
<p>Court. The woollen cloth is the only article charged to be partnership property.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. You had never seen the contents of the bundle? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. A great many people have access to the different parts of your house? - A. Yes, I have a number of different lodgers.</p>
<p>Q. You cannot tell who placed these things in the box? - A. No, it was a double-bedded room, and two lodgers slept there every night; it is up two pair of stairs; I did not go up with the prisoner.</p>
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<p>(Mr. Eastman identified the breeches, the pencil-case, and the watch.)</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his Counsel.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had you the numbers? - A. No, I told him so; he said, as I had the numbers of the notes, he would tell me where they were; I went with him to the Rose and Crown, where he told me he had changed a one pound note; the landlord knew him, and said he had given him change; I asked him what he had done with the change; and he said he had left two dollars at the Kettle-drums, in Ratcliff-highway; I asked him what he had done with the other dollar; he said he had changed it at the Cannon, in Cannon-street; I asked him what he
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<p>Q.(To Hall.) Should you know your notes again? - A No.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron Thompson.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had the prisoner access to this place? - A. Yes, constantly, the beans were kept there in a little room: On Tuesday, at near eleven o'clock, the prisoner came in with his cart; he went into the stable, and came out again in about two minutes with a tarpauling; I perceived he had something concealed in the tarpauling by the bulk; he put it into his cart, and I gave information to Mr. Viner; the prisoner went away, and I went to look in the stable, and missed the bag; I saw it again at the Office on the Saturday following; I knew it again by a patch near the bottom.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Peatt. Q. It was a very common thing for the prisoner to carry out bags with beans? - A. Yes, but not a single bushel.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Viner has a great many bags? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You do not know who put the bags there? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Other persons had access to this place besides the prisoner? - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Peatt. Q. Did you never give directions to the carman to take beans with him to give the horses a taste on the road? - A. No, I never would have suffered such a thing.</p>
<p>Q. This tarpauling was often used for covering your goods? - A. Yes, in wet weather, but this was a remarkably fine day.</p>
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<p>Mr. Francis. This is the same bag that I saw in the loft.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his Counsel, and called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron Thompson.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. Another woman gave it to me to take care of it for her, because her husband was drunk, and she was afraid he would pawn it and spend the money.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. I asked the price of them twice, and nobody answered, and then I went into the shop, and they said I had stole them.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Wakelin. I took him in on the Monday, and the next day here is a pair of shoes pledged; he owned to me that he took this pair of shoes from the shop in Lamb's Conduit-street; I had an excellent character with him.</p>
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<p>Price. She lived on Saffron-hill.</p>
<p>Shorter. I lent her one shilling on one pair, and eighteen-pence on the other; one pair on the 21st of September, and the other on the 24th.</p>
<p>Wakelin. These are both my property.</p>
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<p>Wakelin. These are my shoes.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was it a bay horse? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen it last before that? - A. I rode him on Monday, the 10th.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know that clog to have been the same that had been about his leg? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner at the bar? - A. Yes, he has been residing at a village adjoining for six weeks.</p>
<p>Q. What is the name of that village? - A. Fonthill.</p>
<p>Q. How far is that from your father's house? - A. About a mile.</p>
<p>Q.What name did you know him go by? - A.
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<p>Q. How long did he reside there? - A. I had known him some years before that.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make any inquiry about the horse when you missed it? - A. Yes; I afterwards saw him at Giles-hill.</p>
<p>Q.Where did you next see him? - A. At Bow-street.</p>
<p>Q. What is your father? - A. A farmer.</p>
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<p>Q.What are you? - A. A higler.</p>
<p>Q.When did you see the prisoner at the bar? - A.About three o'clock, on Tuesday, the 11th of September, at the Duke's Head, at Belfont.</p>
<p>Q.Had he any thing with him at the time? - A. Only a horse.</p>
<p>Q. What kind of a horse? - A. A bay gelding.</p>
<p>Q.Look at the prisoner at the bar; are you sure he is the man that had that bay gelding with him? - A. Yes, he offered it to me for sale.</p>
<p>Q.What price did he ask for it? - A. Eighteen guineas.</p>
<p>Q.Did the horse appear to you to have come any distance? - A. Yes, he appeared very much fatigued.</p>
<p>Q. Did he seem hot? - A. He had got cold, he was very sweaty, but it had cried on; I told him eighteen guineas was more than I could afford to give; he immediately told me I should have it for fourteen.</p>
<p>Q.Had you bid him a less price than eighteen guineas? - A.No; it was a very useful serviceable house; I asked him if it was his own; he said his father kept two breeding mares, and had bred this from one of them on the common.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say it was his father's? - A. No, he said it was his own property.</p>
<p>Q.Did you then buy him? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q.Did he say where his father lived? - A. Yes, he said he came near Hindon, but I cannot mention the place's name; I told him it appeared to me that he had stole the horse, and then he jumped up upon the horse, and was for making off; I caught hold of him, and he said I had no business with the horse nor him either; I seized him upon the horse, and gave charge of him to some other people, while I went over the way to the Magistrate's; I came back, and found the horse upon the same spot; the people had got the prisoner off.</p>
<p>Q. What was done with the horse? - A. The horse was taken into the stable, and the prisoner into the parlour, at the Duke's Head; I brought the horse up to Bow-street, and the prisoner was brought up by the coach.</p>
<p>Q. Were you present at Bow-street, when young Harding saw the horse? - A. No; the horse was put into the stable, and delivered to Mr. Harding, and he took him home with him.</p>
<p>Q. Is the person here who received the horse from you? - A. No; I saw the same horse last Sunday at Belfont; Mr. Harding rode him up, and sent for me.</p>
<p>Q.(To Harding.) Was the horse that Hankin saw you with on Sunday last, the same horse that you had missed out of the field? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. That was your father's horse? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q.(To Hankin.) Are you sure the horse you saw on Sunday last, was the same horse the prisoner offered you for sale? - A. I am positive of it.</p>
<p>Q.(To Harding.) Where did you get the horse from? - A. From a stable near Bow-street.</p>
<p>Q. What was the value of the horse? - A. I should suppose it was worth twenty guineas, or more.</p>
<p>Q. How far is it from Berwick St. Leonard to Belfont? - A. Eighty-four miles.</p>
<p>Q.(To Hankin.) Was he worth more than fourteen guineas? - A. I should not have liked to have given more than that, knowing nothing of him; I should have thought him worth that money.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Court. Behave decently. (The prosecutor appeared very much intoxicated.)</p>
<p>Q.Who searched her? - A. She dropped the watch on the ground, after I had charged the watchman with her; I saw him take the watch up, but I did not see it fall.</p>
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<p>Q.(To Prosecutor.) Look at that watch, and tell me whether that is your's? - A. It certainly is mine.</p>
<p>Q. What is the particular mark that you discover it by? (The prosecutor looks at the keys and the seal.) - A. There are two different keys.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the watch itself; how long have you had it? - A. About two years and a half; I will swear it is my watch.</p>
<p>Q. What do you know the watch by? - A. By the paper inside of it.</p>
<p>Jury. Q. What do you know the paper by? - A. It is a paper very much worn; I put it in so fill the case up.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether it is a printed piece of paper, or a plain piece of paper? - A. I never examined it very much; I know it is torn at one corner.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the number of the watch or the maker's name? - A. No.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I have known the prosecutor about two years, and he and the woman that he cohabits with are very much addicted to drinking; he gave me the watch for an improper connexion with me; I did not wish to have any concern with him; this man has very often tried to get the better of me, and he has taken half a guinea at a time out of my pocket, and has got very much in liquor with my money.</p>
<p>Q. How came you by the watch? - A. As I was going through Clement's lane he was beating and turning the woman out that he lives with; she called me, and said, Betsey, come in, for God's sake, I shall be murdered; I had been out a charing to Mrs. Large, and I had half a crown and some victuals for my day's work; I gave her some supper, and spent the half-crown and 3 s. more with her; I drank more than I ought, the more to my shame be it spoken, and I begged to lie down, and the old man, the prosecutor, said to me, here, take this watch; he wanted to have connexion with me; I have an uncle, a man of property at South Lambeth, so he thought to make a property of me; I was not guilty of it; by all account, he does not care what he does for money.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Third Count, for the like offence, with intent to defraud
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<p>Q. What was the money of the draft? - A. Thirteen pounds seventeen shillings and sixpence; I had no change to give him the difference; I do not know whether he gave me the draft, or somebody else; I asked him if he would wait till I ran to Drummonds' and Co. and get the change; I told him I should not be gone long; he said he would call in the evening for the difference; he offered to leave the goods; I told him, no, there was no occasion for that; I was going to the West end of the town that night, I called at Drummond's, and offered that draft, and it was refused.</p>
<p>Q. When did you take him up? - A. I do not exactly recollect the day.</p>
<p>Q. You did not find him at home? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. What was the price of the wig? - A.Five guineas.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180410240011"/>Q. Should you know the draft again if you saw it? - A. I should not.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. He had been at your house before? - A. Yes, I had seen him several times before; he was a remarkable person.</p>
<p>Q. He did not want to take the wig away? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. He offered to leave the wig; you telling him you would go to Messrs. Drummonds'? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. This was about the distance of two miles and a half; Messrs. Drummonds' is at Charing-cross? - A. Yes, I told him he might take the wig.</p>
<p>Q. And you took the check to Messrs. Drummonds', and it was refused; how soon after that did you part with that draft? - A. I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take it away from Messrs. Drummonds'? - A. O yes, I took it away, and I gave it to my father, I believe.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see the draft again? - A. I cannot say exactly; about six weeks after I saw it at the office, when the prisoner was taken up.</p>
<p>- READ sworn. - I am cashier to Messrs. Drummonds' bank, at Charing-cross.</p>
<p>Q.What are the partners' names? - A.
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<p>Q. When was this check presented to you? - A I really do not recollect; I believe it was presented by Mr. Ross, and my answer was, that no such person kept cash with us; I did not change the note.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. When you apprehended him his observation was, that he had sent a friend to compromise the business with Mr. Ross; was not that the expression; and he thought it was settled? - A. No, it was not.</p>
<p>ALEXANDER ROSS, sen. sworn. - Q. You are the father of the first witness? - A. Yes. My lord, I am in that situation in life, that I should be sorry for any person to think I should compromise this business.</p>
<p>Court. A thousand things may be said behind your back, that does not attach upon you.</p>
<p>Q. From whom did you receive this check? - A. Mrs. Ross brought up the check to me, and asked if I would give the difference; I said, I will not give any change; the check was given to my clerk, and it was in my possession some time; I thought it might be a fraud, and I sent two or three people after him; and I went after him myself to his father; I said, you are the father of him; tell him to come and take the check; I had no idea of it being a forgery.</p>
<p>Q. The check which the officer Vickery has produced to day, and was produced before the Magistrate, you swear you had it from your clerk, and who he had it from, you yourself do not know personally? - A. I do not.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know his person? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing about the draft? - A. Very little.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see that draft before? (The draft handed to him.) - A. I have seen it before in my master's clerks hands, and in Mr. and Mrs. Ross's hands; I am not positive whether I had it in my own hands or not.</p>
<p>Q. If you did not have it in your own hands, how do you know it is the same draft? - A. Because I have seen Mrs. Ross and several people reading of it; I cannot swear to it.</p>
<p>Q.(To Mr. Ross, jun.) You look at that draft, is that the same draft you received from the prisoner? - A. I cannot swear positively to that, because it was not in my possession.</p>
<p>The prisoner did not say any thing in his defence, nor called any witnesses to character.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. You did not know, at the time, what they were taking? - A. No; they went out two or three times, the waiter said, but I did not see them.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to say so before; mind my question - was Welch in their company at the time? - A. Welch had been in the course of the day drinking with me; I went up to the Duke's-head, and Welch came in with this same mahogany.</p>
<p>Jury. Do you think he is sober?</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. I am instructed to put some questions to him, but he is so drunk I certainly shall not.</p>
<p>Court. It is a sad thing persons cannot keep themselves sober. (The witness was ordered to stand down being intoxicated.)</p>
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<p>Q. Was Collins one of those men that came in? - A. No, not early in the morning; he came in afterwards, between nine and ten o'clock, when Welch and his partner were going away.</p>
<p>Q. Did he bring any thing in with him; - A. He brought in a piece of mahogony with him; he asked me to put it inside of the bar; it was a small shelf, he put it in one corner of the bar, and it was there the greatest part of the day; I did not see any body take it out.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. First of all, Welch and his partner came into your house, they were not at work at the Hummums; Follett, and the men that were at work at the Hummums, came in by themselves; after they were in, did he join in company with those men? - A. They were drinking altogether in the tap-room.</p>
<p>Q. Collins came in at the same time with this piece of mahogany? - A. Yes; and they all drank together.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. Did you tell him it would be better for him if he told you? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Q. What did he do to you? - A. That was flung out; we generally meet with a small trifle of a skirmish; we do not call that any thing, that was flung out by the Grand Jury.</p>
<p>Q. You hang upon that it was flung out; was there any circumstance of an axe in the case? - A. When I entered the room along with Nest, he took up his axe and struck at me, but he did not hit me; he was very much intoxicated with liquor at the time.</p>
<p>Q. There is a deal better behaviour; what did he say to you? - A.Says he, I will be the death of you; I was glad to get out of the room.</p>
<p>Court. I do not know what you can make of that fellow Nest's behaviour; and as to you, you have behaved very improper; you have not told the
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<p>Q. Are you sure that is the woman? - A. I am very sure; the young man went after her, and brought her back to the watch-house; he asked her if that was her property, and she said, no; then he said it was his; the gown was hanging up inside of the shop.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. I must leave it to your mercy entirely, I was drove to it by distress.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How long had you seen them before? - A. I saw them when I sat down to dinner; after I missed them I was very much frightened, and began to ask when the young man went out; finding him gone, and not paying for the pint of beer, and never saying he was going away, and knowing nobody had been in the bar but him and ourselves, I knew it must be him.</p>
<p>Q. Were the spoons ever found afterwards? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that you saw them when you were at dinner? - A. I am positive they were there when I went to dinner.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that nobody came in there afterwards? - A. Not any body before I missed them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know this man before? - A. Yes, I have seen him once or twice before, when they lived at Westminster.</p>
<p>Q. Was he a servant of Mr. Harrison's, at Westminster? - A. No.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180410240014"/>Prisoner. (To the witness.) Q. You recollect that when you were on the opposite side of the way, your niece had your child in her arms? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You and I were on the opposite side of the way, and we were conversing together some time; the servant was treating with a man for some goods, and the bar wide open at the time? - A. I was in the bar, and you and I went into the bar together, when we returned back from the opposite side of the way.</p>
<p>Q. After conversing with each other, the girl said she was deficient by twopence halfpenny; you were at the till, why not miss the plate, you were in the bar after that? - A. You were in the bar after that; I did not know when you went away; you and I and the girl were in the bar together.</p>
<p>Prisoner. So far from depriving this man of his property, I have lent him 20 l. out of my pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t18041024-24-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> sworn. - I am servant to Mr. Harrison; the prisoner came in, and called for a pint of beer; Mrs. Ashley was frying some bacon, and she asked him to come into the bar, and have some dinner; another man came in, and asked for a pint of beer and a biscuit, and the gentleman paid me the money for it; I put the money in the till, and the spoons were there at that time; after dinner was over, there came two men in, and they asked me if I wanted any thing; they said they had handkerchiefs; I looked at them, and I bought three handkerchiefs of them, and I wanted twopence halfpenny to make up the money, and she gave me the money out of the till; they paid for a pot of beer, and the two men went out that I bought the handkerchiefs of; the prisoner sat down just by the side of the till at that present time, when Mrs. Ashley gave the money out of the till to me; the prisoner came out of the bar before that, and went over to Mrs. Ashley; then he returned, and I have never seen him since that time; he left the bar by dusk, and after he left the bar, nobody else came in till my mistress and master came home.</p>
<p>Q. You are sure that nobody else came into the bar but the prisoner? - A. Nobody else at all.</p>
<p>Q. And these things were in the drawer in the bar? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Were they found afterwards? - A. They were not found afterwards.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I know perfectly well that when we returned from the opposite side of the way, the girl asked for twopence halfpenny, saying she was that deficient, to pay the man; at this time I was not in the bar; the sister was, and gave the girl the money; the girl had done treating with the man when the sister returned from over the way, and took the money out of the till to pay for the property.</p>
<p>Witness. It was Mrs. Ashley that took the money out of the till to give it me.</p>
<p>Q.(To the prosecutor.) Was the property ever found? - A. No, never.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. (Read in Court by the prisoner.) The case of
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<interp inst="t18041024-24-person244" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , when he went into the public-house, called the Harp, was rejoiced to hear that his old friend kept the public-house, whom he had lived with at the sign of the Mitre at Westminster, and as Mr. and Mrs. Harrison were not at home, his sister pressed him to dine with them in the bar; after that, the niece and sister went out to the opposite side of the way, where a pig was being killed, and after remaining conversing with Mrs. Harrison's sister some time, she told him Mr. Harrison was at Hampstead, and would be returning home; he told her he should make that in his way home, on purpose that he should meet him; when he returned back again with the sister, he found the girl had been treating with a man, and she asked for some change to pay the man; I then departed in expectation of meeting my friend, but did not recollect to pay for the pint of beer; I was sorry any thing should be said by Mrs. Harrison's sister of a man with whom he had had several peculiar transactions, and never had any mistake before; still I thought the value of a pint of beer would make no great deal of odds, as I would soon have gone and paid it; I went on to town, in hopes of seeing my employer, and between eight and nine o'clock, as I was returning, I was accosted by Mrs. Harrison; she said, what Troy, is that you; she called the watch; I said, you need not call the watch, I will go any where with you; she said, no, and called the watch, and he came, and she charged the watchman with me, and I was taken to St. Andrew's watch-house; he begs leave to observe, on his return from the opposite side of the way with Mrs. Harrison's sister, the bar was open, and laid open to every one that came in; but Mrs. Harrison's sister was at the till, and even if he had been so inclined, he could not have had an opportunity; and when he went to lodge with Mr. Harrison, he deposited one hundred and twenty-five pounds with him. He humbly implores that this honourable Court will grant him that mercy and humanity, which makes them so conspicuous.</p>
<p>Q.(To Mr. Harrison.) Did Mrs. Harrison come to town after the prisoner? - A. When I came home, my wife's sister told her what had happened; she said to me, my dear, I must tell you I have been robbed; that man that went away from you at Westminster, has been here; with that my wife went to town on Saturday, and said, I will not leave town till I find him, or meet him.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you know the boy before? - A.No, I never saw him before in my life; his mother came to our house about a fortnight after the boy was taken up; she said she lived in Long-lane, and she had not seen the boy for a month.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What day was it? - A. The 12th of September.</p>
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<p>Q. She was tired too, and laid down? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find your watch again? - A. No; she went by the watchman as he was crying the hour of one, the watchman told me, and I went by as he was crying the hour of three; I slept all that time; she wandered away home, and I never saw her before last Saturday, she was in at the Bull; I asked her then about this watch; she denied it to me, and said she knew nothing at all about it; with that, the landlady went out, and fetched in two officers, and they took her into custody, and put her in the watch-house; I appeared before the Justice, in Worship-street, on Monday, about eleven o'clock; there she owned she had taken the watch from me.</p>
<p>Q. What did you say to her? - A. I asked her if she knew any thing about it, and she kept denying it, but when she came before the Magistrate, she owned she had taken it, and she asked the liberty of my going with her, and Ray, the officer, and we went to the house that she carried it to.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find the watch there? - A. No, the watch was not in the house; she told me she went there in the morning, after she had been with me, and rapped at the door, and the mistress of the house said, who is there; she said, Molly, and she opened the door; she said to the prisoner, where have you been all night; the prisoner said to her, I have been with a countryman, and I have drawed him of his watch; this woman said, Mary, let me look at it; she took it in her hands, and she said she did not know whether she put it under the bed, or under the cloaths.</p>
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<p>Q. Then the watch has never been found? - A. Never has been found.</p>
<p>Q. Was any thing said to her to induce her to confess? - A. Not a word in my presence.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. The gentleman that went along with me first of all, I think, was in the
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<p>Prosecutor. I had not above half a crown in the
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<p>Q.(To the prosecutor.) Q. Was that handerchief, which was on Mrs. Large's neck, your's? - A. Yes, I gave that to the prisoner.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>And Two other Counts, for feloniously secreting embezzling, and carrying away, 4 s. on account of his said masters.</p>
<p>(The case stated by Mr. Watson.)</p>
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<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. You cannot tell that? - A. He was employed by me, upon the last stage, to bring the waggon into London; the waggon was locked up; we never open the waggon but at Cheltenham, Gloucester, North-Leech, Burford, and Oxford: at these places, there are keys with the different book-keepers.</p>
<p>Mr. Watson. Q. Whatever parcel or package that was put into your waggon to come from either of these places to London, is there any account taken of them? - A. Yes; this was taken up at Cheltenham; the way-bill has an account of the goods; I received it from the prisoner at the bar, upon the arrival of the waggon on the 29th of September.</p>
<p>Q. Now look at the way-bill, and see whether there is any article directed to Sir
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<p>Court. Q. Was it a box or a trunk? - A. A trunk to Sir E. Bailey; they never put the address in our invoice, nothing but the article.</p>
<p>Mr. Watson. Q. What is the sum charged against that? - A.5 s. 4 d.</p>
<p>Q. That is in the way-bill delivered by the prisoner to you? - A. Yes, I received the way-bill, and was present at the unloading of the waggon, and there was no trunk directed to Sir E. Bailey.</p>
<p>Q. Did he ever account for the sum which is charged against it to you? - A. Never, in any way whatever.</p>
<p>Q. Did there appear any parcel directed to Mr. Budding? - A. None.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner at the bar, as driver on that occasion, account to you for that package or the produce of it? - A. Not in any way at all.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. You say your partners are James and
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<p>Q. The custom I suppose is to deliver the waybill immediately on the waggon's return to London? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Q. There is an invoice of what is put in at Gloucester, and there is a way-bill of what is taken in in the way; then at Cheltenham they put in, where they change horses; and whatever they take in at Northleech, that is put in the way-bill; and at Oxford, if they have a parcel, that is put in the way-bill; and so the same way-bill comes to London, and is evidence of what things are put in at these places? - A. Exactly so.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. I understood the prisoner to be the person that took the waggon from Gerard's cross to London? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. The prisoner never comes back from Gloucester? - A. O yes, he comes back in his regular routine of the waggon's going.</p>
<p>Q. How long is he coming from Gloucester to London? - A. About a fortnight, from his going out to his coming in, I am not exactly correct in that.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose that sometimes a waggoner may make a mistake in his accounts, and he may correct it in another? - A. No, never.</p>
<p>Q. You have always had correct waggoners? - A. The way-bill corrects them; I was in the way when the waggon arrived: I questioned him about these trunks; he declared he knew nothing of them; he told me the waggon was exactly as he received it from Gerard's cross; he swore it.</p>
<p>Court. Q. If there was any mistake in the way-bill it must have arisen at Cheltenham, because there they gave the way-bill, and there they put down the articles in the way-bill, and therefore, when he brought this way-bill, and you looking over the parcels finding a trunk in the way-bill and not in the waggon, you asked him how that came, and he said it was as he received it from the last carrier? - A.Justly so.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember the Gloucester and Cheltenham waggon stopping at your house, early in the morning of the 29th of September? - A. Yes, about three o'clock as near as I can guess: I received a box and a trunk; I have the book here;
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<p>Q. Look at the prisoner at the bar; do you know him? - A. Yes, I am pretty sure he was the driver of the Gloucester and Cheltenham waggon on that occasion; I have no doubt but that it was the prisoner; I took them into the warehouse; the trunk to Sir E. Bailey was delivered by Mr. Richardson.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. In your presence? - A No.</p>
<p>Mr. Watson. Q. Did you deliver them out of the warehouse as coming from the Gloucester and Cheltenham waggon? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. I understood you to say you were pretty sure it was him? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And then, when my friend put it more confidently on your part, you said you had no doubt whether you could positively swear it was him, aye or no? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to say you were pretty sure it was him; do you mean to swear it was him, or you believe it was him? - A. I am pretty sure it was him.</p>
<p>Q. When he delivered the box and the trunk, did you pay him the carriage? - A. No, my master paid it in the evening when the man called.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. Who told you to charge 3 s. for one and 4 s. for the other? - A. The waggoner; one was taken in at Cheltenham; he did not tell me where the other was taken in at; I put it down in chalk till my master came down, and then my master put it in the book.</p>
<p>Court. Q. One was to be left, and you were to have 4 s. for it, and the other to be sent as directed, and you were to have 3 s. for it? - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. Were there any articles left at your warehouse from the Gloucester and Cheltenham waggon? - A. Yes, one was a trunk in the name of Bayley, 3 s. carriage, to be left till called for, and a box in the name of Budding, 4 s. carriage, directed to Charles-street, Queen's Elms; the trunk in the name of Bayley, I delivered myself as directed, I received 3 s. and 3 d. for it, 3 s. for the carriage, and 3 d. for the warehouse, and to the best of my knowledge the prisoner called in the warehouse; about the middle of the day, he said he called for the carriage of some goods he had left in the morning, I asked him what it was, he said 7 s. for two articles, I believe it was a box and a trunk, he said he drove for Mr. Hunt, at Oxford, I asked him if he did not drive for Mr. Heane, at Gloucester, he said no; I then asked him what his name was, I supposed they must have come by Mr. Heane's waggon; he then told me his name was
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<p>Q. When did you next see the prisoner at the bar? - A. About a fortnight after, at the Police-Office in Marlborough-street.</p>
<p>Cross examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. That invoice is made from a report that you had from somebody else? - A. Yes, from the porter.</p>
<p>Q. I understood you to answer my friend, just now, when he asked you whether it was the prisoner at the bar, you said, to the best of my recollection it is the waggoner; the waggon has been at your house a considerable time, and every time there is a different waggoner, is there not? they change their waggoners? - A. No oftener than others, I believe.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean to swear positively to the person of the prisoner? - A. To the best of my recollection it is the prisoner; I believe he was the person; I do not think that I ever saw that man before, but I believe he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18041024-27-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Watson. Q.You are a servant of Messrs. Heanes'? - A. Yes, I drove the first stage of that waggon, from Gloucester to Barns, two miles this side of North Leech.</p>
<p>Q.Did you take up any thing at Cheltenham? - A. Yes, a trunk and an empty hamper; I cannot say who that trunk was for; I never looked at the directions; I took it up at the warehouse at Cheltenham, and I took the way-bill from the book-keeper; the trunk that I took up at Cheltenham was put in the way-bill; I locked the trunk in the waggon myself.</p>
<p>Q. After the arrival of that waggon, on the 29th, in London (look at the prisoner at the bar), did you see him again, and whether he said any thing or what? - A.Yes, I met this man again at New Barns; he was coming down again; (I had been up to London, and my master had examined me at London about this trunk;) I asked the prisoner about this trunk; he told me he delivered it, and received the carriage; he told me it could never be found out, because he had told the porter it was Mr. Hunt's waggon at Oxford.</p>
<p>Court. Q. What is the prisoner's name? - A.Thomas Curtis.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The prosecutor was a Swiss, and was a lodger to the prisoner at the time mentioned in the indictment; he had agreed to give Newman a pound a week for board and lodging, but had not paid him any; the prosecutor had taken his money out of his protection-box, and laid it on the table; there were several people in the room at the time, and the prisoner took it up as his right, for the trouble of getting him a protection, and for his board and lodging. The witness not being able to speak English, was allowed an interpreter. The Court informed the Jury it was a mere quarrel about the money, and not a felony.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Were they in her own lodgings? - A. No, in another person's room, she shewed me the place; the things I now produce, I found by her own direction. (The property produced, and identified by the prosecutrix.)</p>
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<p>The Jury recommended her to mercy on account that some of them had known her for twenty years, and during that time she had bore a good character; and the prosecutrix also joined in the same request.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Count. For stealing the same goods, only laying them to be the property of certain persons to the Jurors unknown.</p>
<p>(The case was opened by Mr. Gurney.)</p>
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<p>Q. Is that the public register? - A. Yes, it is.</p>
<p>Q. Give us the owners' names of that ship? - A. Richard Morse,
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<p>Court. Q. What ship? - A. The Reward.</p>
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<p>Q. Will you give us the names of the directors of that Company? -
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<p>Q. Is John Strouder the principal clerk of the Dock Company? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Q. They are not traced in his charge before they are unloaded? - A. Yes; the whole charge of the Dock: it includes the vessels that are in the Dock, he has the charge of the vessels immediately they come into the Dock.</p>
<p>Q. Is
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<p>Q. Was sugar part of her lading? - A. Yes; I have known the prisoner there eighteen months.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q.During that time, has his character been as an honest industrious man? - A. Very much so.</p>
<p>Court. Q. He was put there by his good behaviour? - A. He was.</p>
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<p>Q. When the ship was brought to the West-India Dock, do you remember the prisoner at the bar, and the other labourers, being put on board? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When he was unloading the vessel, did he, or any other persons belonging to that company, say any thing to you? - A. Yes, the prisoner asked me if I wanted any sugar for sea stock; I said I did not care; he said, if I would get him two bags, he would put some away for me, and I was to give him a little grog for it, that was his proposal; I gave him the bags, and I gave him some grog twice, and two bottles of beer, which I got from the cabin store.</p>
<p>Court. Q. They were your master's stores. - A. Yes; then, after the ship was going away, he told me he would put some sugar away for me; he told me he would put away one bag in the aft knee, and the other in the pump well.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you what the bag contained? - A. He told me he had put sugar into the bags; this was about a day or two after I had given him the bags he told me this.</p>
<p>Q.Who were on board at the time? - A. The mate, and the steward, and me, and the labourers</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with that in the pump well? - A. I put it on the ballast that it should not get wet.</p>
<p>Q. Did you look in the after knee likewise? - A.No.</p>
<p>Q. Then the bag remained there till Mr. Bunny found them? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. How old are you? - A.Fifteen.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been employed on board of vessels? - A. This is the first voyage.</p>
<p>Q. Were you taken up for this? - A Mr. Bunny came on board, and I was taken to prison.</p>
<p>Q. Do you come here from gaol? - A. I came here from my mother's.</p>
<p>Q. You did not think there was any great harm in your taking grog and beer? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. There was no great harm in taking sugar? - A. I did not take sugar.</p>
<p>Q.Did you say any thing at all about this, till Mr. Gotty took you up? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Then it was the first time that you said any thing about it when you were taken up; you did not think it any harm in taking the grog and the beer? - A. The grog I had given me by the steward.</p>
<p>Court. Q. Was the beer given to you? - A. Yes; I took it by the steward's permission.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. That was the ship's stores? - A. No, it was left by the passengers.</p>
<p>Q. So this is the first voyage, and this is the first time you have turned thief? How many other things did you take away? - A.Nothing at any time.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. You are sure these bags were empty at the time you gave them to the prisoner? - A. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18041024-30-person309" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. You are an officer of the Thames-Police? - A. Yes: On the 5th of October, I went on board the Reward, captain Leech, she was laying then in the Upper Bason in the West-India Dock.</p>
<p>Q. Did you search under the ballast near the pump well? - A. I did; I found a bag containing thirty-four pounds of raw sugar; I produce the bag found under the ballast, and that found in the aft knee.</p>
<p>Q. You were present before the Magistrate after Holland was examined; do you remember any questions being asked by the prisoner to Holland? - A. Yes; they were taken down.</p>
<p>Q.Is that the Magistrate's hand-writing to the questions and answers? - A. Yes. (The paper shewn him containing the prisoner's questions to Holland before Magistrate, which was read.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. Did not you ask me to give you some sugar instead of my asking you to have some? - A. I did not ask the prisoner, he asked me first.</p>
<p>Q. And, at two or three days afterwards, whether I should forget you or not? - A. I am certain I did not.</p>
<p>Q.(To Witness.) Were these questions put after Holland's examination? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Q. Were these questions asked by him after he was asked by the Magistrate if he had any thing to say in his defence? - A. They were.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his Council, and called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner, Trotman? - A. Yes, very well; I have known him six or eight months; he has been in my service ever since the latter end of May or the beginning of June.</p>
<p>Q. By whom was he recommended to you? - A. By
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<p>Court. Q. Did Armitage recommend him to you as a servant? - A. He recommended him to me as an honest worthy servant; he said he would be bound for his honesty, he had lived with him for six or eight months.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. You say he was to manage a bakehouse there for you; what wages was he to have? - A. Eighteen shillings per week and the privilege of the bakings; I took the house, and bought the fixtures, and put him in, as
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<p>Q. Did he go into that house, and into that business for you? - A. He did; I from my own stock provided flour; he paid me as he sold the bread for the consumption; we settled once a week, on Thursday; I believe I always went to him; I settled up to the 6th of September, debtor and creditor. (Produces the book.)</p>
<p>Q. Did you sell the flour to him, or did he receive it as your servant? - A. I never sold to him a sack of flour, but he was to account to me as bread; on the 6th of September there remained twelve sacks of flour on hand; that was on Thursday; on the Tuesday following he came to my house; he said he wanted some more flour; he was getting on famously; he baked a great deal of it, and begged I would send him some fresh flour in; I immediately ordered twelve sacks to be sent to him; this was on the 11th; on the 13th, Thursday, I went, as usual, to settle with him, and very much to my surprize, I found the house shut up, and every thing taken away that he possibly could, and he himself was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner Armitage come to your house at all? - A. Yes, he came to my house on the 16th; he enquired if I had heard or seen any thing of Trotman; I said, I think, Armitage, you know where he is; he declared to me that he had not seen him; he wished he had, for that he had borrowed of him 5 l. the week before, on purpose to make my money up, and he had run away with it; on the 22d I went to Armitage; he lives on Saffron-hill; Mr. Cole was with me; I knocked at Armitage's door; he is a baker; I said, what, Armitage, are you here; I told him I rather suspected he knew something about Trotman, and about the flour, as I had told him at my house; he said he knew nothing about the flour; I told him I believed I should make him know something about it, before I had done with him; I looked round the shop, and could not see any sack belonging to me, but one, and that was marked Hobrey; it was standing with salt in it; I had sent that sack to Trotman with flour in it some time before, and I had seen the sack at Trotman's house with some salt in it, that he had bought of some person, not on my account; he denied the flour; I sent for Mr. Trott, an officer, and when he came Armitage was very much frightened and alarmed; then he acknowledged to have received twelve sacks of flour from Trotman, but he would not keep them; he sent them away the next morning; I asked him where he sent them to; he said, Trotman took them away himself, he did not know where they were gone to; we were altogether, Trott, Armitage, and me; Trott said that he had observed some few sacks of flour go out a few days before, and he could not make out where the flour went to.</p>
<p>Q. After this did Trott and you go to any person's house? - A. To one Salter's, a Baker, in Leather-lane, and there I found two sacks that I had sent from my own house to Trotman's; it had not been unsewed, it had the appearance of being in the same state as I had sent it from my own warehouse to Trotman's, and there was another sack, marked Man, but I did not swear to that, I had no doubt of it; after this I came back to Armitage, and told him what we had found; then he acknowledged to the receiving of twelve sacks from Trotman.</p>
<p>Q.Did he produce any bill or receipt to you? - A. Yes, he produced a receipt for twelve sacks of flour, signed by Trotman; D - n me, says he, that is the receipt, you can do me no harm, I have bought the twelve sacks of flour, and paid for it; the receipt expressed twelve sacks of flour: I said to him, that would not account for the 15; Trott took him then into custody, and took him to a public-house; he seemed very much frightened; if this be the case, says he, I will tell you the whole about it; Mr. Tusting, I should never have served you so, if you had not used me ill; I told him that I never had used him ill; he said I had, in not letting Trotman be best for him, in some difference there was between his wife and him; he said, I will tell you were Trotman is; he has been at my house near a week, and he left
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. Before Armitage said any thing to you about it, you probably told him, it would be better to confess? - A. I did not say any such thing.</p>
<p>Q. You told him you would prosecute him? - A. I meant to do it, if I could.</p>
<p>Q. Did you threaten him you would prosecute him, if he did not confess? - A. No, nor any thing like it.</p>
<p>Q. Armitage came to you, after Trotman had gone off? - A. It appears to me, that he was at his own house at that time.</p>
<p>Q. He was gone from Union-street? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q.He produced a receipt to you? - A. He did.</p>
<p>Q.Trotman was your servant? - A. Yes, he was.</p>
<p>Q. With the name over the door,
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<p>Q.Henry Trotman, bread and biscuit baker and flour manufacturer, Union-street, Kingsland-road; this is the card he distributed to your customers, therefore he appeared to the customers, and the world at large, as one who had the management of the shop; as one that kept the shop; who made the return? - A. He made the return, but I never charged him with it.</p>
<p>Q. Whether Trotman, as the proprietor, did not make the return in his name? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Q. Any body might suppose Trotman was the master; did any body besides Armitage know of the engagement between Trotman and you? - A. It was not likely that any body should know; I do not know that any body knew of any engagement but Armitage and him.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. Q. You had employed Trotman to open a cheap bread shop; a loaf for three-halfpence less than any body else would sell it for, and he was to return the money of what he had sold? - A. Yes, he had no right to sell a sack of flour.</p>
<p>Q. If he had sold a sack of flour, he was to return you the money? - A. To be sure he was; he had no right to sell a sack of flour at all.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean to swear that? - A. I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Do not you know that he sold a sack of flour to
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<p>Q. Did you ever make any application to the prisoner, that if he would pay you the money, to the amount of what the flour was sold, you would let him off? - A. I never have.</p>
<p>Q. You know very well, as a baker, a return should be made every week; did not you desire the prisoner at the bar to make your return, as under your direction? - A. He was my servant, and had a right to go by my directions, or else I would have turned him off.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. Did you ever give him any profit of any flour he had sold? - A. No, he had his wages and the privilege of the bakings.</p>
<p>Q. Did Armitage know the relation in which Trotman stood to you? - A. O, yes, he did know exactly.</p>
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<p>Q.Was that the same house you took Mr. Tusting to? - A. The very same house.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner Armitage? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. In the month of September last had you any transaction with him, respecting flour? - A. Yes,
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<p>Q. Did he borrow any sacks of you at that time? - A. No; it was three or four days before, that he had borrowed ten empty sacks of me.</p>
<p>Q. Did any of the five sacks of flour that came to you, come in the sacks that he had borrowed of you? - A. Yes, two of them.</p>
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<p>Q. Have you heard the account which Mr. Tusting gave? - A. Yes, it is true; there is one thing that Mr. Tusting has not related; the prisoner Trotman asked me who had told me where to find him; I told him it was Armitage; he said, he was a d - d rogue; then I put the question how much flour he had sold to Armitage; he said, fifteen sacks; there was an agreement made for twelve sacks, of which Armitage got him to give a receipt for; I said, why not give a receipt for the whole fifteen; I cannot exactly remember the words about the receipt; it was something concerning the receipt-stamp would not do for the whole amount; he said that Armitage said to him, if he had a receipt for twelve sacks that would take off any suspicion.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. This was what Trotman said; Armitage was not present? - A. No, Trotman said he had received no money from Armitage; he supposed he should be served the same way as he had served Mr. Tusting, get none; I produce the three sacks I received from Mr. Salter.</p>
<p>Q. Had you a few days before seen any flour removed from Armitage's? - A. Yes; I live nearly opposite; it might be three or four days before that Saturday; I was coming out of the door, going up to the Office, and I observed a grey horse, which is not able to carry flour a great way, and a very little cart; I observed the sacks being put in in a great hurry; it struck me very surprisingly that he had not been in the shop long, on account of removing the flour; I saw them put it in a cart opposite Armitage's door.</p>
<p>Q. Did the flour come out of Armitage's house? - A. I did not take particular notice; I saw three or four sacks put into the cart; on the morning of the 22d, I went and enquired, and these are the sacks I had from Mr. Salter; one of them is marked with a piece of leather, No. 1; Mr. Tusting told me it was marked so. (The sacks produced and identified by Mr. Tusting.)</p>
<p>Trotman's defence. Mr. Tusting, the prosecutor, employed me to print these bills; he indited them himself at his own house, and what was denominated to me as wages, was in case of fines, before I went before the Lord-Mayor; I told him the consequence, that I was going to do a thing that was wrong; he did not seem to like me to have that shop, without I made an affidavit of the return; he said, you must go and do it; I am sorry he has betrayed me as he has done; he allowed me to sell the flour, I did not do any thing but what he allowed; he said if I had not flour in the shop, to come to his warehouse for it.</p>
<p>Armitage's defence. I did not know that Mr. Trotman was a servant of Mr. Tusting's; I happened to see a hand-bill - Trotman, bread and biscuit-baker, and flour manufacturer, Union-street, Kingsland-road; bread sold three-halfpence under the assize price; flour sold by the sack or score, at the shortest notice. - There is a hand-bill there of the same.</p>
<p>The prisoners called three witnesses each, who gave them a good character.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know to whom the house, No. 11, Thayer-street, Manchester-square, belongs to? - A.Mr. Richard Crabtree.</p>
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<p>Q. Were any goods of Mr. Crabtree taken into the house on that day? - A. There were.</p>
<p>Q Did you superintend the removing the goods into this house; were you there after they were taken into the house? - A. I was, and saw them there; that was on Friday, the 19th.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go there again the next morning, on the morning of the 20th? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any of the things gone that were sent the night before? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Court. Q. You found the house had been robbed? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. Do you remember any bolsters and pillows that were there? - A. There were two large parcels went, but I did not see them opened.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember, on Saturday morning, any bolsters or pillows left there? - A. There were a bed, and other things; I did not open them; they were in the front parlour.</p>
<p>Q. Was your daughter with you on Saturday morning? - A. My daughter was; we came out at the same time.</p>
<p>Court. Q. All that you know is, that the furniture was brought in belonging to Mr. Crabtree, on Friday, the 19th; and on the morning of the 20th, it was gone? - A. Yes, some of it.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. When was the copper set in the back kitchen? - A. On Friday the copper was set and safe in its proper place, and on Saturday it was removed into the front parlour.</p>
<p>Miss JENKINS sworn. - Examined by Mr. Alley. Q. Do you know this house, No. 11, Thayer-street? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the things brought into the house? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Court. Q. What time? - A. On Friday morning.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any bolsters? - A. Yes, they were in the front parlour on Saturday morning.</p>
<p>Q. You afterwards went back in the evening? - A. Yes, about seven or eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Were the things in the same situation then? - A. No, they were removed into the passage.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen any person? - A. I was with Mrs. Wilson at a house opposite; I went there at five o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. At what time of the day was it you saw somebody go into the house? - A. In the evening about six or seven o'clock; I was at a window in the opposite house.</p>
<p>Q. Had you an opportunity of seeing who went in and who went out of the house, No. 11? - A. I saw two men go in; this was on Saturday; I cannot tell who they were.</p>
<p>Court. Q. On Friday morning you saw the bolster and pillows in the parlour; on Saturday morning where were you then? - A. I went into the parlour again, and between six and seven in the evening they were removed into the passage.</p>
<p>Q. You saw somebody go into the house; they were two men, but you cannot recollect who they were? - A. No; I communicated it to Mrs. Wilson when they were there.</p>
<p>Mrs. WILSON sworn. - Examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. You are the wife of Mr.
<persName id="t18041024-34-person344"> William Wilson
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<interp inst="t18041024-34-person344" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; on the evening of Saturday, the 20th of October, were you with Miss Jenkins at Mr. Williamson's, opposite No. 11? - A. I was.</p>
<p>Q. While you were watching No. 11, did you see any persons go into that house? - A. I saw two men, one man went in at the door, and the other stood at the window.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of what Miss Jenkins said to you, did you go to No. 11? - A. In consequence of what Miss Jenkins said to me, I observed the house, No. 11, and I saw a lighted candle in the passage of No. 11.</p>
<p>Q.Had that light been in the passage before you saw these two men go into the house? - A. It had not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go to the door, No. 11? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you knock at the door? - A. I knocked at the door very violently; the door opened very quick, and a man rushed out; I put up my hand to stop him, and he lifted up his hand, and struck me.</p>
<p>Q. Was any thing in his hand when he was in the act of striking? - A. I cannot say whether there was any thing in his hand.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he strike you? - A. He struck me on my right cheek.</p>
<p>Q.Did he knock you down? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. What injury did you receive from that blow? - A. I received from that blow a violent cut, and one of my teeth was removed.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180410240024"/>Q. Who was the surgeon that attended you? - A. Mr. Davis.</p>
<p>Q. Did that person, who struck you, run away? - A. Yes, he ran away immediately.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the second person run away? - A. I saw the second person behind that person who struck me; I know nothing more.</p>
<persName id="t18041024-34-person345"> HENRY HOLFORD
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<interp inst="t18041024-34-person345" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Alley. Q. What are you? - A. I am a merchant, I live in Crutched-friars, in the City.</p>
<p>Q. Did you happen to pass through Thayer-street? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When you were passing, did any thing particular take your attention? - A. I passed on the right-hand side of the way, a woman came out of a house, and I saw a lady looking out of a window at the upper story of the house opposite No. 11, she cried out to me for God's sake go over, pointing to that house opposite; in consequence of what she said to me I went over, to No. 11, I turned round and went to the house, and saw the lady knocking violently at the door.</p>
<p>Q. At the door No. 11? - A. I cannot say that, I was at too great a distance from the place, I proceeded about half way across the street; when the door opened, the prisoner rushed out, and struck Mrs. Wilson on the face, I did not see the blow directed particularly on the face of the lady, as he passed he gave a violent blow; running up Thayer-street, the prisoner was passing by me, I sprang and seized him; he struggled, and with his right-hand raised an instrument, and made a violent blow at me, which very luckily I avoided as much as I could; it was an iron crow, I saw it afterwards; he struck me on the thigh, and just cut through the skin, (the crow produced); that is the crow, he struck me with that.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any doubt of the prisoner being the man that struck you? - A. None at all, I never lost sight of him; at the time he made the blow at me, I returned it; he fell from the blow that he received from me; he got up again, and ran away; I never lost sight of him.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. What time of the night was this? - A. Near seven o'clock in the evening, it was dark.</p>
<p>Q. You had no opportunity of observing the person of the man? - A. No, not till I got into the light; I never lost sight of him.</p>
<persName id="t18041024-34-person346"> THOMAS WILLIAMSON
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<interp inst="t18041024-34-person346" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. You live opposite this house, No. 11? - A. Yes, I keep a toy-shop.</p>
<p>Q. It was in your house that Mrs. Wilson and Miss Jenkins were watching? - A. It was.</p>
<p>Q.Did you see or hear Mrs. Wilson knock at No. 11? - A. I was close by, and my wife also.</p>
<p>Q.Did you see any person come out of the house? - A. I saw two men come out of the house, No. 11; I saw the prisoner at the bar lift his hand, he was the very man that first came out; I think they were nearly together; I did not stop to see whether she received the blow, but pursued him; one went one way, and one went another; I pursued this man, I pursued him about sixty yards from the door; a gentleman met him then, and I believe seized him; he ran faster than I did; he had a scuffle with him, and in consequence of that fell down, and then he got up, and came on the other side of the street where I live; he slipped round William-street; I pursued him, and never lost sight of him; when I got to the corner of Mary-le-bone-street, in William-street, I just looked, and saw him in there; then I kept running, and saw him seized; I saw a mob of people, but he was not there.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lose sight of him? - A. Not at all.</p>
<p>Q. How far was he apprehended from the house that he came out of? - A. About fifty or sixty yards.</p>
<p>Q. Are you quite sure that he is the man that came out of No. 11? - A. I am quite sure.</p>
<persName id="t18041024-34-person347"> WILLIAM SNOWDEN
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