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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180505290001"/>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 29th of MAY, 1805, and following Days,
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<persName id="f18050529-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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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="180505290002"/>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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<interp inst="f18050529-1-person3" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , LORD-MAYOR of the City of LONDON; the Right Hon. Sir NASH GROSE, Knt. One of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench; Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ever find your ham again? - A. No, the prisoner was a
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<p>Prisoner's defence. About half past twelve o'clock I was standing with the cart at Charing-cross; my master came down to me, and ordered me to go to Mr. Frisby Howis to load the cart; I stood with the cart before the shop a quarter of an hour; the gentleman came to the door, and I asked him how long it would be before he could get the goods to load; he said a quarter of an hour; I asked leave to go and get a pint of beer and a bit of bread and cheese; instead of going for that I went up to the whip-maker and fetched my whip.</p>
<p>Q. What do you say about the ham? - A. I never touched any thing of the kind, nor had the least thought about it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner coming into your master's shop on the 6th of May? - A. Perfectly well, it was between three and four o'clock, and another lady with her; the prisoner enquired of the boy to look at some British lace; he was the only one in the shop; I was in the adjoining room; the door being open, I heard every thing, and by the glass I saw every thing, that passed; he shewed her a draw of British lace; they did not approve of that; she asked to look at some real lace; the boy shewed her a draw of real lace; she did not make choice of what he shewed her; he went to the window to fetch a card from there; she did not approve of that, but she made choice of one in the drawer, and agreed with him for seventeen yards, which he cut off for her; she had not money to pay for the whole of the lace; she desired it might be put by and she would call the next day; she gave the boy one shilling and sixpence towards the payment.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss any lace? - A. We did not miss any at all.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a quantity of lace lying about the counter? - A. None, but what was in the drawer, she and the other woman sat upon two stools by the side of the counter, and the drawer was between the two women; the prisoner was the person that cheapened the lace.</p>
<p>Q. Did the other woman offer to buy any? - A. I believe the lace that was to be bought was for the other; I believe it was the prisoner that gave the one shilling and sixpence.</p>
<p>Q. Was she intoxicated at all? - A. It appeared to me so; she had a very odd behaviour with her, and had a great deal of action with her hands; they were very genteel people, and very well dressed; the other woman had on a white dress and long sleeves, and a feather in each of their hats.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-2-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - Q. How many cards of lace might you shew the prisoner? - A. Several.</p>
<p>Q. Were any cards of lace on the counter, or were they all in the drawer? - A. I took some of them out to shew them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss any? - A. I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Which of them appeared to be most dealing for the lace? - A. The prisoner was the person that cheapened.</p>
<p>- KINCADE sworn. - I live in Fort-street, in the old Artillery-ground; I am a silk manufacturer; on the 6th of May, about half past five, I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180505290004"/>assed the prisoner at the bar in White-Lion-street; she was apparently very well dressed; she being very much intoxicated, abused the passengers as they went along; it attracted my attention, seeing a woman so well dressed, and so very abusive, that I crossed the way, to see who or what she might be; knowing where the beadle of the district lived, I went and knocked at his door, and he came down; I sent for an officer by him, and immediately gave him charge of this woman on suspicion that she was a shop-lifter.</p>
<p>Q. What reason had you? - A. This lace, with this ticket, which appeared to be a shop-mark, was hanging somewhere under her clothes, with the ticket to it; I ordered her to be taken to Worship-street, I gave particular charge that she should not drop the lace; I went with her to the office, and it was taken from her there; there was another card of lace which the officer took from her at the Office.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-2-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I am one of the headboroughs of Norton-Falgate; I was fetched from my house, about half past five o'clock, on the sixth of May, to take the prisoner in charge, on suspicion of her being a shop-lifter, by Mr. Kincade; I asked her if she had any lace about her; she said, yes, it was her own, and if I, or any body took it away from her, she would swear a robbery against them; I took her to the next place to the Office, the Office being shut up, and there she dropped the two cards of lace; I picked up one, and Mr. Kincade picked up the other.</p>
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<p>GUILTY, aged 34.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When did he quit your service? - A. On the night he committed the robbery, on the Thursday in Passion-week, I do not recollect the day of the month; I believe he left my house about half after nine in the evening; at nine o'clock I rang the bell, and the prisoner answered me; at half an hour after nine I rang again, and upon no person answering, I was surprized and went down, and I found there was no person below stairs; I then went up stairs and called; I found no servant above stairs neither; in a short time afterwards, there was a ring at the bell; I went down and opened the door; it was the house-maid; I reprimanded her and she said the prisoner had induced her to go; I found the prisoner was absent; he did not return that night.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss any thing upon his being gone? - A. In consequence of what the servant-maid told me, I missed all the plate, chest and all.</p>
<p>Q. Had you that plate in use in the course of that day? - A. The chest of plate was in my room the whole course of that day.</p>
<p>Q. Had you looked at the contents of the chest that day? - A. I had not.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose you had several articles of plate in use that day? - A. No, none that were in the chest.</p>
<p>Q. When had you last seen them in the chest? - A. I believe about three weeks before I put them in the chest myself; I keep those in my own bedroom that are not in common use; I lost both these that were in common use and in the chest, except a few.</p>
<p>Q. Upon this did you make any enquiry after the prisoner? - A. I did; on Sunday I found he had been with Soley, a milkman, on Lisson-green; I traced him by that means.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-3-person73" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - Q. Where do you live? - A. On Lisson-green.</p>
<p>Q. You know the prisoner? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember his coming to you? - A. Yes, on Thursday evening, about ten minutes past ten o'clock; he came and called my wife and me; we were all in bed; I opened the door; I was in my shirt; he came inside of the house; he said to my wife, Mrs. Soley, I am now come to take my leave of you; he said he was going into the country; - he told my wife he had made her a present of an old coat or two, and some things, that he should not take away; he said where he had left them.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any thing with him? - A. No, not when he came to my house; he asked my wife if she would consent for me to go as far as Bishopsgate-street; he said, if you will dress yourself, and come over the other side of Lisson-green, I have got a hackney coach; I dressed myself, and went;
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180505290005"/>there was nobody with the coach but the coachman and him; he went into the coach, and asked me to ride a little way with him; I got into the coach with him, and I saw two boxes in the coach; he drove on down Oxford-road; the coachman, when he came into Oxford-road, said he must feed his horses, and he would advise him to take another coach, as the horses could not go so far as Bishopsgate-street; he told the coachman to get him a post-chaise; the coachman got him one, and the post-chaise was put alongside, and the boxes were put out of the coach into the post-chaise; the helper that came with the post-chaise shifted the boxes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you touch them? - A. No; then I shook hands with him, and told him I would rather go home, as he had got a post-chaise; he pressed very much for me to go along with him, and I agreed to go to Islington turnpike; when I came there I shook hands with him, and parted, and wished him a pleasant journey.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear him tell the postillion where to drive to? - A. Yes, to Waltham-cross.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he was to go farther? - A. He told the post-boy he was going on to Cambridge; with that we went on Friday morning to the place where he told us for the clothes; we went to two or three places, we did not understand the right shop, and we never got the clothes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-3-person74" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> sworn. - Q. Where do you live? - A. At Puckeridge, twenty-seven miles from Shoreditch.</p>
<p>Q. Do you come through Waltham-cross to it? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the prisoner at the bar? - A. That is the gentleman.</p>
<p>Q. Do you keep a public-house? - A. Yes, the Crown and Coffin, at Puckeridge; he came to my house on the Friday before Easter, before dinner, in a post-chaise, alone.</p>
<p>Q. What did he bring with him? - A. I was not present at the moment he alighted; I believe the post lad had brought the boxes into my house.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. You were not present; you did not see the boxes taken out of the chaise? - A. No; I saw the boxes in my parlour.</p>
<p>Court. Q. How many boxes? - A. Three.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any conversation with the prisoner about the boxes? - A. No, nothing particular; I went to the parlour-door, and made my obedience to him, and he asked for a pot of ale; the servant fetched the ale; then he asked for something to eat; I told him I had nothing cooked, there was bread and butter, and bread and cheese.</p>
<p>Q. Did he give you any directions about these boxes? - A. He said he would take a bit of dinner, and after dinner he went and took a walk, and came back to tea; after he drank tea he went out of doors, and going out of doors he heard there was a post-chaise to let; he went and hired the post-chaise, and the post-chaise was brought up to the door; he took the white deal box with him.</p>
<p>Q. That was one of the three boxes? - A. Yes; he said he was going to Cambridge, and he said, would I have the goodness to take care of the other two boxes till he returned again; he said he believed he should come back on the Sunday morning, but he did not return till the Sunday evening; then the deal box was brought back, and he said he was going to London on the Monday morning, and he wanted something out of the other two boxes, and the middle box of the three was brought down stairs for the gentleman to take out whatever he wanted.</p>
<p>Q. Why do you call it the middle box? - A. Because there was one smaller, and the white deal box was larger.</p>
<p>Q. He took something out, did he? - A. Yes, I went into the parlour to light him, and I saw him open the large deal box, and in shifting his box I saw some silver candlesticks and two silver branches; I saw them in the room, I suppose they were taken out of the box.</p>
<p>Q. You did not see him take any thing out of the box? - A. I did not particularly see that; however I saw them in the room on the table.</p>
<p>Q. You saw him open the deal box, but you do not recollect seeing him take any thing out? - A. Yes, I saw them in the box afterwards; there were some silver candlesticks, and two silver branches.</p>
<p>Q. Were they silver? - A. Apparently silver, I thought they were silver; they were such as I never saw before, and there were some silver spoons; I never remarked any thing else; he said he was going to take a neckcloth for his own use; he took the middle box, and the other box, and locked them up; he asked me to be so kind as to take care of them till he came back.</p>
<p>Q. Did he lock up both the boxes? - A. The little box was locked; he locked the other box, and one box he took into his bed-room, and the other two, the lad, who was in my house, took them up into my bed-room; he staid on the Sunday night, and went off in the morning before I was up.</p>
<p>Q. I understood you to say that he desired you to keep these boxes till he returned? - A. Yes, I have told you so.</p>
<p>Q. What did he do with the large box? - A. They were both put into my bed-room, and one he took to London with him; that was the middle box.</p>
<p>Q. The other two were kept in your bed-room? - A. Yes.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180505290006"/>Q. How long were they kept in your bed-room? - A. The Monday happened to be a fair-day; I locked up my room door, and put the key in my pocket, and in the evening he returned again from London about tea-time; I changed but very few words with him, being busy; I asked him how he did after his journey; he told me he was going his journey for Cambridge.</p>
<p>Q. He still left his boxes with you? - A. Yes, they were still in the same place where he left them, in my bed-room.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose you are quite sure they are the same boxes that he left? - A. O yes, that I am very sure of; I bid him good afternoon, and went about my business; in the course of the evening, Mr. Rivett and Mr. Dennis came into my house; I stood at the bar-door; they asked me if the landlord of the house was at home; I told them, yes; they asked me if they could speak to him; I said, yes; Mr. Dennis said to me, are you the landlady; I said, yes; he then said, I shall be glad to speak to you in a private room.</p>
<p>Q. You told him that a man had left two boxes? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you show him the boxes? - A. I told him they were in my bed-room; I went up stairs with both the gentlemen by myself, and unlocked the bed-room door, and shewed them the boxes; Mr. Dennis looked at the deal box, and put his hand upon it, and said that was his box, and he could swear to it; it rather confused me, and I said, if it is your's, I should like to have somebody as a witness to see you take these things from me, for fear I should be brought into trouble.</p>
<p>Q. You delivered the box to Mr. Rivett and Mr. Dennis? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see the prisoner afterwards? - A. I heard his voice when Mr. Dennis and Mr. Rivett returned with him; he never came into my house after he was taken.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. I understood you to say, when the person came in the chaise the first time, you were not then at the door? - A. I was not present, to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. The first time you saw the boxes was in your parlour, and that gentleman was in the same room with the boxes? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You were not present at the time to see that any boxes were taken out of the chaise? - A. I do not recollect seeing them taken out of the chaise; he is the gentleman that gave them into my hands.</p>
<p>Q. Any body else might have brought them there for what you know? -</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-3-person75" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I keep the Bull, at Royston.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did he come to your house? - A. On Good Friday night, he came in a post-chaise from Puckeridge; he changed the chaise at my house to go to Cambridge.</p>
<p>Q. It is only one stage from Royston to Cambridge? - A. It is thirteen miles; my chaise took him to Cambridge; he had this deal box that is here.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the box? (the box produced) - A. This is the box that he took with him to Cambridge.</p>
<p>Q. When did he return to your house? - A. On Saturday night, he brought the box with him; he had a chaise of me on Sunday morning to go down to Cambridge again; he returned from Cambridge in my chaise on Sunday evening, with the box, again; he took a fresh pair of horses to go to Puckeridge; he told me he was short of money, and requested that I would lend him some; he told me that he was going to London, and he should there receive money, and he would pay me for the chaise; I told him I did not like to do any thing in that way; he said he had plenty of property, and he would leave me more than double the amount of it; he unlocked that box, and gave me out a silver bread-basket, which I gave to Mr. Dennis when he came down.</p>
<p>Q. When did Mr. Dennis come into your house? - A. On Monday night; the prisoner came in about three hours before Mr. Dennis and Mr. Rivett came.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the prisoner when Mr. Dennis came? - A. In bed; the prisoner paid me for what he owed me, and I offered him the bread-basket; he told me to keep it till morning.</p>
<p>Q. On him giving you the bread-basket, did you lend him any money? - A. A one-pound note; he paid me the one-pound note, and for the chaise as well; then he went to-bed; when Mr. Dennis and Mr. Rivett came, they brought the box to my house; he had taken the box to Puckeridge; Mr. Dennis asked the prisoner whether he had any plate at my house; he said, no; I said I had a bread-basket before the prisoner; I produced the bread-basket, and Mr. Dennis said it was his; they took the prisoner with them, and I gave the bread-basket to Mr. Dennis.</p>
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<p>Q.(To Mrs. Patmore.) Did the prisoner give you the key of that box? - A. Yes; the reason of his giving me the key was, he said it had been lost
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<p>Q.(To Rivett.) You opened the box? - A. Yes, and there were several articles of plate, which Mr. Dennis identified to be his property.</p>
<p>Q. Are they there now? - A. Yes; we went after the prisoner, and took the box with the plate with us; the others were left at Mrs. Patmore's; I have had the care of this box ever since; I have kept the box under lock and key; I have had the key likewise.</p>
<p>Q. Having found the box, you and Mr. Dennis took a chaise, and went on to Royston? - A. Yes; I apprehended the prisoner in bed; Mr. Dennis asked him what he had done with all his plate, as there was a great deal missing out of this large box; the prisoner replied he had pledged some; I asked him where the duplicates were; the prisoner replied they were locked up in a box at Puckeridge; we had taken his keys from him, and when we came to Puckeridge, he found the key that opened the smaller box; he pointed out where the box and the duplicates were.</p>
<p>Q. He shewed you the box himself? - A. He did; the box was brought to him at the chaise-door.</p>
<p>Q. You found the duplicates where he shewed you? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You took the prisoner into custody at Royston? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember any thing about the bread-basket? - A. Yes; Mr. Dennis asked if there was any plate there, and the landlord immediately answered he had a silver bread-basket; he gave it to Mr. Dennis; I have had it in my possession ever since Mr. Dennis gave it to me.</p>
<p>Q.(To the prosecutor.) Is that the bread-basket that was produced to you at Royston? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts is the value of that? - A. I do not know; I believe the weight is upon it; I think it weighs thirty-two ounces.</p>
<p>Q. Look at it, and tell us whether it is worth about forty shillings? - A. No doubt of that, and here are two silver candlesticks.</p>
<p>Q. You have no doubt but the greatest part of them were deposited in the trunk? - A. They were deposited by me; there was a great deal more that was deposited, which are at the pawnbroker's.</p>
<p>Court. The pawnbroker must deliver it up.</p>
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<p>Q.(To the prosecutor.) Are those your's? - A. They are.</p>
<p>Q. You had a good character with the prisoner? - A. I had.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. Have you taken any pains to find out who this young man is? - A. I have.</p>
<p>Q. Whether you did not find him to be of a very respectable family? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Whether you do not believe that he had been set upon by other persons to commit this depredation? - A. I had a good opinion of him till that day, he had lived with me about two months.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>(The case stated by Mr. Gurney.)</p>
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<p>Q.(To Prosecutor.) Did you see that box on the day the other things were found? - A. I did; in going to the prisoner's house I met several articles in a wheelbarrow that I thought was my property; when I saw him, he went down upon his knees; he said he was extremely sorry, he wished me to forgive him on account of his family, he said he had three children; I told him he should have considered that before; I know this box has been about the factory some years, I know they are my locks, it is all my property.</p>
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<p>The prisoner called three witnesses who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was the gold ring your property? - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. What is Mrs. Young's husband? - A. He is a City porter, she takes in washing; in searching about the house, we found several things which I produce; I then insisted upon searching the prisoner's pockets, which she resisted, and said I should not; in struggling, I was obliged to pull them off before I could search them; I found in the pockets a gold ring and forty-two duplicates, part of which is Mr. Robinson's property; we then searched Mrs. Young's trunks, and there we found some of Mr. Robinson's property; the prisoner said she had put them there herself; I then took her to Lambeth-street Office, where she confessed that she had pledged those things at Mr. Spinkes's, in Gracechurch-street, and that they were her master's property; I then told her that her master had lost some rings, which were very valuable; she said, she knew nothing more than what she told me.</p>
<p>- sworn. - I am servant to Mr. Spinkes, No. 2, Gracechurch-street; I produce a waistcoat, a napkin, and a handkerchief, pledged for six shillings, pledged on the 25th of March. On the 1st of May, three table-cloths, two napkins, two pillow-cases, one pair of stockings, and three handkerchiefs; these pledges I took in myself from the prisoner at the bar, the young man that took in the other things is gone away.</p>
<p>(The property identified by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. No person has any thing to say to those tickets but myself, excepting what belongs to my master; I had no wages for six months that I lived with him.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I would have given her the money, but she run away.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What time did you go to bed? - A. Between ten and eleven; I was the last up in the house, I bolted and chained the door that night.</p>
<p>Court. Q. What day of the month was it? - A. The 1st of May; I got up the next morning between six and seven, I did not observe any thing then; between seven and eight I went into my shop, I observed all my bonnets were gone, and the till was broke open, and five shillings in halfpence were taken out.</p>
<p>Q. What shop do you keep? - A. A straw bonnet shop; I missed two silver tea-spoons and a pair of silver tea-tongs.</p>
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<p>Court. Q. Have you any lodgers? - A. Yes, in the first and second floor.</p>
<p>Q. Perhaps some of them were gone out? - A. I do not know.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. Of course your lodgers go out and in when they like in your house? - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. Would it let a man get in after the door was bolted? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. I dare say you know there is a forty pound reward for a burglary? - A. I do.</p>
<p>Mr. Gleed. Q. You have spoken the truth? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>(The property produced, and identified by the prosecutrix.)</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you ever know her before? - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q.(To Corker.) How do you know it to be the property of Mr. Hamilton? - A. I know it from the colour, and by being on the chair about ten minutes before; I believe it to be our's.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I have not much to say, I had been to Somerset-house to receive a small remittance of money; on my return, I met an acquaintance or two in the street, I drank with them too freely, I do not know how I came into the shop, I do not recollect any thing at all till I was in the Compter.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you see him take them? - A. No; I missed them before I came to
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<p>Q. Why did you accuse the prisoner of taking them? - A. I had suspicion of him being the man, there was no other man passed me till after daylight; I found them in Leadenhall-market, in Mr. Rutter's possession.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner? - A. He comes with a one-horse cart from Palley, in Essex.</p>
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<p>Q.(To Allen.) Is that your basket? - A. Yes, I know it by being tied up here with some strings.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. That basket was not your own, you only know it by the string? - A. No, but I will swear to the basket by the shape and the make.</p>
<p>- SAMPSON sworn. - I am a poulterer in the market, I saw Mr. Rutter pay two shillings and four-pence a-piece for seven chickens.</p>
<p>Q. To whom? - A. I do not know the man.</p>
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<p>The prisoner left his defence to his Counsel, and called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Q. How long has he lived with you? - A. About four or five weeks.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. I am very sorry, I did not know that I had got so much, it was only to amuse my children, I took it to make dumps and cocks for my children to shy at; I have got a wife and three children.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Whose flour was it? - A. Mr. Richardson's; it was in a stable belonging to him, the prisoner was carman; there might be seventeen or eighteen pounds in the stable, he took part of it, which is in the bag here.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. Have you had it in your custody ever since? - A. Yes, locked up.</p>
<p>Q. Where were you when you saw all this? - A. In the adjoining building; I was looking through the crevice of a slight partition.</p>
<p>Q. Do you pretend to say that flour is your master's property? - A. I saw him take it from under the straw.</p>
<p>Q. That was not the place where your master keeps flour? - A. Certainly it was not.</p>
<p>Q. Neither can you swear to the colour of the flour? - A. I cannot swear to the colour of the flour.</p>
<p>Court. Q. What quantity was there? - A. The whole that was under the straw was seventeen or eighteen pounds, out of which I saw him take just so much flour as is in this bag.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether your master missed any flour? - A. We could not tell that; I saw the place where it was taken from, there was some spilt upon the ground.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his Counsel.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Beal's defence. You did not see me offer to lay my hand on any thing; I am a hard-working man; I have a wife and a small family of children.</p>
<p>Merryman's defence. I had been to the warehouse, and I met my brother accidentally; I told him I wanted to buy a gown against Whitsuntide; I asked him to go into this shop with me, and I there looked at some prints; I asked him if he would take so much off for the gown; he said, how much was I going to pay; he could not take less than half a crown a yard; I bid him two shillings and four-pence; he said how many yards did I want; I said, six and a half; in measuring the piece, he shoved that piece from the counter; I directly picked it up, and this gentleman here came up from behind me, and said, I had dropped it; (that is the very truth about it) he said he had lost about twenty or thirty pounds that week; and he would make me pay for all.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. My business is in the china painting line; we always work by day and burn our china in the evening; my master ordered me at nine o'clock to get my supper, and to return at ten; being rather late I got up behind this carriage; as soon as I got up behind the carriage, the man jumped out, at the corner of Great Russel-square, and said I had taken the brace from behind the carriage; I endeavoured to vindicate myself; he said that he was certain that I had; and he had lost one or two more, and I should pay for the rest.</p>
<p>Lee. There was nobody behind the carriage that night till I took this man.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. It is my gown, and the bag is mine; they were both in the dining-room.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. On Thursday, the 9th of May, I had been drinking very much the whole day; about eleven o'clock at night I went home to my own lodgings; I went up stairs, and instead of going into my own bed-room I went into the servant-maid's; I sat down by the hearth; on the table was a gown belonging to the prosecutor's wife; the daughter came into the room, and not knowing it was me, alarmed the people in the house, supposing I was a stranger; the prosecutor's wife and daughter said I was there with intent to steal something; I was in the dark; I did not know that there was such a thing as a gown on the table; while I lodged in the prosecutor's house, I always paid him justly; there were several articles missing which were laid to my charge, in consequence of my being in the room; there were several other lodgers in the house; I think they had as good right to suspect them as me, as the door was always open.</p>
<p>Q.What do you say about the bag? - A. It is my own; it is my first wife's bag.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I will swear positively that bag is mine, it is pieced at the top, it was made by my mother.</p>
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<p>Q. How old is your child? A. Three years old.</p>
<p>Q. Can she talk? - A. Yes, a little, as I returned home Ann Hughes informed me that the prisoner was going to take away the child.</p>
<p>Q. Your child is in court? - A. Yes, I have got the things here that she had on at the time. I produce them.</p>
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<p>Q. How far did she go with the child? - A. About three yards, and the child walked with her; I then went up to her, and said, you hussey, you, how came you to steal that child away from the door; she said she was only going to take the child to shew her the way to Covent-Garden market.</p>
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<p>Q. Was she lame as she is now? - A. Yes, she had a stick and a little black dog; she was very black, and in a dirty state.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I was a stranger to that end of the town; I came through Monmouth-street, to a door where there fat a child on the threshold of the door, and another girl walking in the street directed me the nearest way to Covent-Garden market; she said, what is that you are saying to the child, and up with her foot and gave me a blow on the small of my back.</p>
<p>Q.(To Hughes.) Did you give her a blow with your foot? - A. No, I only took the child from her; neither was there any other girl at the door or in the street at the time.</p>
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<p>LEMAN OAKLEY sworn. - On the 19th of May, between nine and ten, my mother went up stairs and missed all the articles in the indictment; I went up stairs after she came down; and I missed them; they were taken from the drawers; I took a pattern of my mother's gowns and found them at the pawnbroker's; the prisoner was a lodger of mine.</p>
<p>Q. Had the room-door been locked that morning? - A. Yes, it was double-locked; when the prisoner came home I charged an officer with her; he searched her, and found the duplicates of all the articles.</p>
<p>Q. Did she give any account how she came by the articles? - A. She said she found them scattered upon the stairs.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. On Tuesday morning I was coming out of my own passage and saw these things trailed on the stairs, and being in distress made me do it; I hope, my Lord, you and the prosecutor will have mercy upon me, for God Almighty's sake.</p>
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<p>Q. You are sure they were in your room when you went to-bed? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>- MARTIN sworn. - I am brother to the other person; I went with my brother, and overtook him; I took him by the collar, and told him he was my prisoner; he never spoke.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When you apprehended the prisoner, did he say any thing? - A. He said he did not put them in the bag. (The pots identified by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I was going to Mr. Horn's with the pots; Mr. Smith met me in the shop; he sent for Mr. Horn to make a charge against me.</p>
<p>Q.(To Mr. Smith.) Were the pots in the same bruised situation then as they are now? - A. They were, some of them were bent quite flat.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>Prisoner's defence. My Lord, I leave it to the mercy of you, and the Gentlemen of the Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you let lodgings? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner at the bar coming to you on the 13th of April last? - A. I do; she came for a furnished apartment; she asked what apartments I had to let; she looked over every room in my house; she fixed upon the front parlour, and the bed-chamber over it; she was to pay me twenty shillings per week for these rooms; she told me that she came from Sunderland, and that she and her husband were going to settle in the West-Indies, and she would take these rooms for three months certain; I asked her to give me a reference for their character; she told me she was a stranger in London, and could give no reference, and that she would go back to her husband, who was on board a ship, and probably he had some acquaintance in London. She gave me three shillings, and desired that I would order in some coals for her use; she took my address, and went away; she came back in the course of two hours, and then told me she could give me a very respectable reference to a Mr. Pilkington, in Cornhill; she told me her name was Wilson, and Mr. Pilkington would give me any satisfaction that I would require; she asked me if she might go into the bed-room, and refresh herself; I went with her, and put up my bed-furniture while she was in the room; I left her in the chamber; she then came out of the room, and said, might she lay herself down for an hour, for she was very much fatigued; I made no answer; she went in immediately, and shut the bed-room door; I left a friend of mine in the charge of the house sitting in the parlour; I went to Cornhill to look for Mr. Pilkington.</p>
<p>Q. How far might that be from your house? - A. About a mile and a half; I could not find any person of that name in Cornhill; I returned, and I asked for her, and my friend that I left in the house told me that she went out, and said that she would return in an hour; I then went into the bed-chamber, in which I left her, and found that the bed was completely stripped of all the furniture; the whole of the curtains and trimmings, and the sheets, were gone. Upon this I went to a friend, and they advised me to give information at Bow-street Office; I saw no more of her till I saw her at the Public-office, in Bow-street, which was about eight days afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. You saw no part of your property there then? - A. Not then.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see any part of your property?
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<p>Q.Are both these pawnbrokers here? A. One is here that had the sheets.</p>
<p>Q. You knew the bed-furniture and trimmings to be your own? - A. Yes, I did.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know the woman? - A. No; I had taken the description of her down so many times, I was sure I should know her; I went to the shop, and went into one of the private boxes; I there saw the prisoner at the bar; I said to her, how do you do, Mrs. Wilson; she said her name was not Wilson, I must be mistaken; I said I was quite sure that she was the person that had been so frequently described to me; I said, let me look at your hand, and by her nails and every other description I was positive; she denied it. I said, I must search you, I am sure you are the woman; I searched her, and found only one duplicate, as I can recollect, upon her; the duplicate was to Collins's, the same shop, for a gown or petticoat; I gave it back to her; I asked her before I went to the Office where she lived; she said she did not live any where, she had no lodgings.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to know where any part of the things were pledged? - A. Mr. Collins intimated the circumstance to me, and said that there was a man, who was a carpenter, who had been at work in his shop, which induced me to think it was the husband of the prisoner; it appeared that he had been afraid to come out, and said that his wife was lost; I went to the house, and there I saw Mr. Cureton. After being committed several times for re-examination, she told me the bed-furniture was pledged at Matthews's, in the Minories, and Mr. Collins likewise told me of a Jew, who had bought some duplicates, and had fetched some things out; I went to Solomons, the Jew; he said he had six or seven duplicates, which he gave me to look at; one of the duplicates were for the sheets, I took the direction of it.</p>
<p>Q. Solomons would not part with the duplicate? - A. No; the sheets were pawned for fifteen shillings; I left them a summons to produce them the next day.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go to the place where these duplicates pointed out? - A. Yes, to Mr. Collins's.</p>
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<p>Q. Now look at the prisoner at the bar, do you know the prisoner? - A. I know her well; she pawned the sheets on the 15th of April; these are the sheets, they have been in my custody ever since.</p>
<p>Q.(To the prosecutrix.) Look at these sheets? - A. They are my property.</p>
<p>Q. Are they the sheets that you put on the bed on the 13th of April, when the prisoner at the bar came to take a ready-furnished lodging? - A. The same.</p>
<p>Q. Tell me what is the value of these sheets? - A. About one pound.</p>
<p>Q. You told us that you went to a pawnbroker's in the Minories, where you saw your bed-furniture? - A. Yes, at Matthews's, in the Minories.</p>
<p>Q. And that bed-furniture, consisting of the curtains and the trimmings, you know to be your own? - A. I am perfectly clear they are my own.</p>
<p>Q. And that you put them on the bed that very day? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. What do you think might be the value of that bed furniture? - A. About four pounds.</p>
<p>Q. I wish you to speak within compass? - A. I do, it cost me a deal more.</p>
<p>Q. You are a widow? - A. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-20-person192" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , apartment, on the 14th of this month; I left my master and him about a quarter past eight o'clock in the evening, the watch laid on the window shelf, in the bedroom; I returned the next morning about half past nine o'clock, and when I entered his bedroom I missed the watch; I asked him what had become of his watch, and he with a great surprize asked me if the watch was not there; I replied, it is not here now, it was here last night when I left you and the prisoner in the room; he requested me to go in pursuit of the prisoner along with the other person that brought him in; I asked the prisoner if he had seen any thing of the watch, (he is a foreigner) he said, me no see the watch; I received information that the watch was at Mr. Turner's, a pawnbroker.</p>
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<p>The prisoner did not say any thing in his defence, but called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The property identified by Mrs. Moxley.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I hope the Court will be favourable.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. Are you sure this is the woman that you saw with the things in her apron? - A. Yes, we brought her back, and she begged for mercy.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. I am sorry to say it, I was in liquor when I took them.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know how this woman got her living? - A. She said she got one shilling and sixpence a day at working at her needle, I never saw her doing of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-23-person219" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I am an officer of Lambeth-street Office: On Saturday last, I was sent for by Mrs. Matthews to take this woman into custody; on searching her I found two duplicates, one led to the discovery of the glass, and the other the candlestick.</p>
<p>Q.(To Prosecutrix.) Have you ever been able to find the duplicates of these sheets? - A. No, never.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. When I took the room of the prosecutrix, I was in view of paying my rent; I went for my monthly money, they told me they would not pay me the money, as they had got an account that some of the men were dead; I was very bad, I have got two children, I was very much distressed. If my prosecutrix had given me a little time, I would have replaced them, I had got good work coming in.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. The Monday before the Saturday she was apprehended, she said she had received two pounds ten shillings, she paid me one four shillings.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Count. For like offence, fixed to a certain building.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know where this lead came off? - A. No, I saw it fitted exactly one side of Mr. Smedley's premises.</p>
<p>- TUMBRELL sworn. - I am a patrol: On the 21st of this month, about half past three in the morning, I met the prisoner at the bar and another man; I saw Monk follow them, Monk called out stop him; they threw down the loads, and we pursued them directly.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever lose sight of them? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Were they dressed in regimentals? - A. In working jackets; the prisoner belongs to the Coldstream regiment, the lead was taken to Mr. Smedley's premises, and it exactly fitted the privy.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prisoner any knife about him? - A. Yes. this knife he had in his possession; here are notches at the back as though it had been beaten by something hard.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you recollect the constable bringing some lead to Mr. Smedley's premises? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had you observed the state of the lead on the privy the day before the constable came there? - A. I am certain it was on the day before.</p>
<p>Q. Was it entirely covered with lead the day before? - A. Yes, and the apron that was round the lead is my apron, it hung on the railing of the area.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I was going out of Mr. Lee's house, where I lodge, and coming down York-street and Tothill-street, I overtook this man that was with me going to work at Mr. West's, Narrow-wall, and as we came to the bottom of Tothill-street, by the stone-mason's, there lay this apron with some lead under the wall, and the other lead was in a bag against the wall; we picked it up, and we were going to carry it down where we worked; I have been eight years in the regiment, and never had a blemish in my character in my life.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two 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. Is that the man at the bar? - A. Yes, I think he looks like the man; he was dressed different.</p>
<p>Q. Do you believe him to be the man? - A. Yes; I keep a broker's shop, he brought a chair, and asked my man whether he would buy it of him; my man called me out, and he offered the chair to me; I told him I did not buy chairs in the shop without I knew the people; he told me I need not fear buying it, it was his own, his father had left him two chairs a year and a half ago, he would wish to keep one, and the other he had no use for, he wished to sell that; I asked him where he lived; he said he lived at No. 6, Brick-lane; I told him one of my men should go to Brick-lane, and if he lived there I would buy it of him; he asked five shillings for the chair, and said the man might go with him; and going out of the door, he said, it was not his chair, it was his brother's, and he lived in Drury-lane, his brother lived in Brick-lane; I said I would have nothing to do with it; I told him it would be doing him justice to send for an officer; I sent for an officer, and Vickery came and took charge of him.</p>
<p>- VICKERY sworn. - I am an officer of Worship-street; I was coming past at the time they called me in; I asked him where he lived, and he told me, in Hartshorn-court, Golden-lane; I asked him where he got this chair from, and he told me that his father left him two chairs, and his father formerly lived in Drury-lane; I then took him to the Office, and found he was a soldier in the East-London Militia; the next day the chair was seen by the prosecutor, and he identified it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. On the day this affair happened, I was on duty on the morning; I went home to dinner, and coming along Brick-lane I met a man with a chair on his head; he asked me to buy the chair; he said he had been moving, and he had half-a-crown given him, and that chair being an odd one, he said I should have it for three shillings; I bid him half-a-crown and a glass of gin; he took it; I offered it for sale to get my money back; I asked her five shillings for it, I told her I bought it of a person in Brick-lane, I told her my father was dead, and my brother had a chair like it, and I lived in Hartshorn-court.</p>
<p>(The chair produced and identified by the prosecutor.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Count, The property of
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<p>Third Count, The property of persons unknown.</p>
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<p>There being no evidence against the prisoner he was</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. On the 30th of April had you delivered any coals to Messrs. Hanbury? - A. I cannot say as to the delivering them; we were sending them there from our wharf.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether the prisoner was employed as a carter on that day? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. You do not know of your own knowledge of any coals being sent - you have two partners, and Mr. Beck superintends the wharf? - A. I know it is in the day-book.</p>
<p>Q. Do not tell me of your book; do you know it of your own knowledge? - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know of any coals being sent from Briants' wharf on the 30th of April? - A. Not on that particular day.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know of any being sent in April? - A. I do, to Messrs. Villebois and Hanbury.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner a person employed to drive a waggon for them? - A. He was.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Mr. Dickens, a pipe-maker, in Rose-lane, Spitalfields? - A. We have no such customer, I do not know him.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney. Q. Can you say that the prisoner was employed on the 30th of April last? - A. I cannot say that.</p>
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<p>Q.Do you remember going with any coals from Briants' wharf to Rose-lane, Spitalfields? - A. Yes, on April the 25th or 26th.</p>
<p>Q. Tell me particularly, where did you get the coals from? - A. From Messrs. Briants' wharf.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. Will your Lordship go on with this particular transaction on another day.</p>
<p>Court. Q. Do you recollect the day? - A. I believe it was either the 25th or 26th, I will not be sure of the day of the month, we took thirty sacks to a pipe-maker's in Rose-lane, Spitalfields; we had a ticket to go to Messrs. Hanbury.</p>
<p>THOMAS-BUTTS AVELIN sworn. - Examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. Did the prisoner say any thing to you at any time respecting this business? - A. After his examination at Worship-street he acknowledged his guilt, and begged that I would pardon him, in consequence of its being his first offence, and that it was real distress that caused him to do it.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he ever come to work again? - A. No, he was in hold when I saw him; I have seen one shirt, and one pair of shoes, which I know to be mine, he had only lived three days in the service.</p>
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<p>(The shirt and shoes identified by the prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I have a mother and brother; I was a long way from home, I had no work, so I came from home to get my living; I asked for work, the bargain was made, I took no earnings; I took these things because I had but one shirt, and it began to get filthy; I have not a friend in the world; I was born at Shelton, near Burford.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When did you miss these things? - A. On Wednesday morning, the 8th of May, she left my house, on that day, about half past nine, to the best of knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. After she was gone out of the house, you missed all these things in the indictment? - A. I did; I saw her again on the same day, at Bow-street, about half past one; my sister took her up; my under petticoat was on her sides.</p>
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<p>Q. In consequence of any suspicion that your sister entertained, did you go after her? - A. I did, I found her at Mr. Lane's, a pawnbroker, in Drury-lane.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any of these things that are the subject of the present charge? - A. The officer found them upon her; I saw them at the Justice's, and knew them to be my sister's; she went with me to Bow-street, and I called the officer out.</p>
<p>Q. What was she doing at Lane's, while she was there? - A. Taking a handkerchief out for a shilling.</p>
<p>Q. Had she then these things in a bundle? - A. Yes, tied up in a pocket-handkerchief.</p>
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<p>Q. What had she with her? - A. Two caps and a flannel petticoat; the flannel petticoat was on her person; I produce them.</p>
<p>Q. What did the prisoner say to the charge? - A. She did not deny having any of the property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. The things that are not ironed,
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<p>Q.(To Prosecutrix.) Are you very sure that the the things which form the subject of the present indictment were at your house on the day that she left your house - A. Every stitch was, upon my oath; she had left me to fold them; she has taken twenty-five pounds worth of things of mine; I am quite sure they are all mine, every one.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever authorized this woman to pledge any of these things to accommodate your sisster? - A. My sister never wanted: I always allowed her so much a week.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When did you see the child with those earrings in her ears? - A. The day before.</p>
<p>- COTTERELL sworn. - I am a weaver; I live in New-court, Holywell-lane, Shoreditch:
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<interp inst="t18050529-31-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I took charge of Brown first; on the 16th, Mr. Merrick gave me charge of her in Shoreditch, for stealing his child's ear-rings from her ears; the next morning the last witness's husband came to my house, and I went and took charge of Robinson; Robinson said she did not take the child's ear-rings out of her ears; the other did it, and gave them to her; I produce them.</p>
<p>Q.(To Prosecutor.) Can you speak with certainty to these ear-rings? - A. I am much in doubt about it, there being other ear-rings like them.</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 at the bar? - A. I have seen him some years since.</p>
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<p>Q. How long had you been absent? - A. Not more than five minutes.</p>
<p>Q. Were you the only waiter serving there? - A. There was another servant there; I do not know whether he was present at the time; I put the muffin on the tea-board; I did not miss the things, I did not know of it till the next morning.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take away the tea-board? - A. No, I went home.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. My Lord and gentlemen of the Jury, my defence will be short; I shall not detain the Court long; I had been out the day this offence was committed, and had drank very freely; I was in a state of intoxication, and I had an appointment to meet a gentleman at the Rainbow coffee-house upon some business; I went there in order to meet the person; the person that I was to meet called upon me, after I had ordered the tea, and said that he had made a mistake in the house that I was to meet him at; it was another house, which was the Hummums; the things mentioned in the indictment were found on me I will admit of; but how they came on me, or in my pockets I know not; I was in such a state of intoxication that I was not able or capable of knowing what I was about; and in the morning, when the officer came to me in the watch-house, I did not even know the charge that was against me; I never was charged with a criminal matter in my life before; this is the first time that ever I was brought into a Court, therefore I shall humbly beg leave to throw myself on the mercy of the Court.</p>
<p>Q.(To Humphreys.) Had he the appearance of a man intoxicated? - A. No, I thought him mean and shabby.</p>
<p>Q.(To Akess.) At the time you were called upon to take the prisoner into custody, did he appear intoxicated? - A. Not at that time; in taking him to the watch-house he wished to make himself appear so.</p>
<p>Q. Was it real intoxication or pretended? - A. It appeared to me pretended, I do not think he was drunk at all.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four 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. What did he ask for? - A. He asked for nothing at all; he walked down the coffee-room and returned to the fire-place, and from the fire-place to the bar; then he stood with his back to the fire.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know where the pepper-box stood that you charge him with? - A. It was only my suspicion at first; the pepper-box, in the course of the afternoon, had been used; I had removed it to the side-board; we usually put it, there after the business is over.</p>
<p>Q. Is the side board within the reach of the persons in the coffee-room? - A. Yes; I saw him look wildly round the coffee-room; I was standing in a dark part of the coffee-room and I saw the prisoner go out; there is a communication from the coffee-room to the passage leading to the hotel, where he had passed this side board, where there was a vast deal of plate extended; on his going out I thought I perceived that he put his hand over; whether he took any thing I could not just then inform myself; I am positive that he put his hand over; I arose from my seat immediately, and followed him as gently as I could, and in the middle of the passage, I being tall overlooked his shoulder, and saw this pepper-castor in his hand; I immediately laid hold of him; he still held this pepper-castor in his hand for about two minutes; then he threw it from him; I took him into custody, and searched him in the hall of the hotel in the side of his pocket I saw a muttineer; I put my hand into his pocket, and there I found the spoons; then I sent for an officer.</p>
<p>Q. Was that pepper-box which he threw away your master's? - A. Yes, I resigned it up to my master; I am positive this is the pepper-box; here is a mark underneath, which was marked by Mr. Akess.</p>
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<p>Q. Is it your's? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I can only say in my defence as I did before, that I was in a real state of intoxication, and did not know that I was in the house, nor for what I was put into the watch-house, till the officer came to me in the morning; I beg leave to ask Coleman, the waiter, (I recollect so much as that), whether he remembers, at the time the officer was sent for, that he made use of this expression, that when I went out a thieving I ought to go out sober.</p>
<p>Coleman. Upon my word I did not; you had then a wild look with the eye, as you have at this time; he was drest at that time as he is now, exclusive of his having his great coat on and buttoned high up.</p>
<p>Court. Q. Was he intoxicated? - A. I cannot say; to the best of my judgement he was not. On the following day he was more intoxicated than on the over night: on the over night he walked as steady as myself into the coffee-room; I went immediately to Mr. Moule; the bar-maid said she had lost these things.</p>
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<p>Q. What way of life was he in latterly? - A. I understood that he followed the profession of the law.</p>
<p>Q. Had he dined with your father that day? - A. No; the night before he had seen me home, and he promised to call upon me the next day at two o'clock, on particular business; I never saw him till I saw him in Covent-Garden, when he was in such a state of intoxication.</p>
<p>Q. Did he know you? - A. Yes, he knew me.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Count, For like offence, with like intention.</p>
<p>Third Count, For feloniously disposing of and putting away a forged promissory note, for the payment of 5 l. with like intention.</p>
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<p>Q. Look at the prisoner at the bar - On the twenty-seventh of February did you see him? - A. I did, I saw him at my shop, it is dated on the back of the note.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day was it? - A.About twenty minutes past four o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. It was light? - A. Yes, I was returning from my office, and the prisoner at the bar was at my shop, bargaining with my partner; he purchased two silk handkerchiefs; I went behind the counter, to give my partner assistance, and the prisoner at the bar gave me the note in question.</p>
<p>Q. What price was the two handkerchiefs? - A. It was either 12 s. or 12 s. 6 d, I will not be positive; the prisoner gave the note into my hand and I held it up to the light it was a note of five pounds apparently, and I conceived it to be a bad one, as I thought; I was not certain myself, I went up stairs to my wife who was ill in bed.</p>
<p>Q. You looked at the note and you thought it was a bad one - did you do any thing by way of knowing whether it was bad or not? - A. Yes, I went out leaving him in the shop and took the opinion of a neighbour.</p>
<p>Q. You went out, and your belief was confirmed? - A. Yes, my friend confirmed me in my opinion; I went to a banker's, in Barner-street, and they proved it to be a forged one.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go to any Police-office? - A. I did; there was no constable there at that time.</p>
<p>Q. Did any constable come to you? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Having spoken for a constable did you return home? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find the prisoner there? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Be so good as to look at this note? - A. That is the note.</p>
<p>Q. When you found him there, what passed between you and him? - A. I shut the door upon the prisoner; I told the prisoner I suspected it to be a forged note; he said he was very sorry for it, and if I would go with him to Tottenham-court-road he had plenty of friends there, who would give me a good one, in lieu of the one in question; I told him it was out of my power; he then took the watch out of his pocket, and said he would leave it, and return the next day and satisfy me; I told him I had nothing more to do with it, it rested then with the Magistrate, I should have nothing further to do with it, the law must take its course.</p>
<p>Q. That is the note, and that note had not been out of your custody till you delivered it to the man who took the prisoner in custody? - A. No, I put his hat on his head (the constable never came to my house, I was going from my house, when I met the constable); I took hold of him by the arm, and took him myself till we came to Blenheim-steps, where the constable met us, and I delivered him to the constable, who, with myself, conveyed him to Marlborough-street; he made no resistance after he got out of the shop at all.</p>
<p>Court. Q. Did he make any resistance before he got out of the shop? - A. Not forcible resistance; he begged and prayed that I would let him go; we took him to the Office, and he was examined.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q.What time were you gone from your shop, from your first going out? - A. I might be gone a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Is it natural to suppose this man to be gone for a quarter of an hour with this note, that if I knew it to be a forged note that I should not have gone.</p>
<p>Court. You are not to talk and argue upon it; at present you must confine yourself to ask questions.</p>
<p>Prisoner. As to making any resistance, you cannot say I ever did.</p>
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<p>Q.(To Prosecutor). Did you give him a general reason for your going out of the shop? - A. I told the prisoner I had not sufficient change in the house, I would go out and get it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-34-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn - Examined by Mr Knapp. Q. You are one of the officers of Marlborough-street? - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. You were applied to by the last witness to take up the prisoner? - A. I secured the prisoner just by Blenheim-steps, in Oxford-street.</p>
<p>Q. At the time you secured the prisoner did you see any five pound note? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see any five pound note? - A. When Mr. Rhodes produced it at the Office.</p>
<p>Q. Did you put your initials upon that note? - A. Yes; J. W. February 27.</p>
<p>Q. Tell us whether these are the marks that you put upon it? - A. Yes; J. W. February 27.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. You searched me? A. Yes, I searched you, and found the dollar, a six-pence, an eye-glass, and a watch.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had nothing else about me.</p>
<p>THOMAS THOMPSON sworn. - Examined by Mr. Garrow. Q. Where do you live? - A. At No. 29, New-street, Covent-garden; I am a linen-draper and hosier.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember seeing the prisoner at the bar at any time in your shop? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When was it? - A. Either on Saturday, the 23d, or Monday, the 25th. I rather incline to the Monday.</p>
<p>Q. For what purpose did he come there? - A To buy a small article, either a pair of hose or a handkerchief, which I cannot recollect, to the amount of half a crown, not more.</p>
<p>Q. In what manner did he pay for it? - A. He offered a five pound note, which I believed to be a five pound note at the time.</p>
<p>Q. You look at that, sir? - A. This is the one, I wrote upon it.</p>
<p>Q. What reason have you to know that that is the one you received from the prisoner? - A. By my writing upon it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask him any questions? - A. I asked him his name, he gave me the name of
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<p>Q. Did you write that upon the face of the note which he gave you? - A. Yes, in his presence.</p>
<p>Q. You gave him the article he had purchased and the difference, and he went away? - A. Yes, I believe I saw him again in about six weeks.</p>
<p>Q. Are you quite certain this is the same person? - A. I have no doubt of it; I paid it away; I gave him four pounds seventeen shillings and sixpence: I believe that was the change.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-34-person309" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Garrow. Q. I believe you keep a milliner's shop, in Tichbourne-street? - A. A straw hat manufactory.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know a young woman by the name of Thompson? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know her by the name of
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<p>Q. Did
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<interp inst="t18050529-34-person312" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ever offer to purchase any article at your shop? - A. On Saturday, the 23d of February, she came to my shop, and agreed to purchase a small bonnet of the value of a guinea.</p>
<p>Q. Did she take it away or did she say she would send for it? - A. She desired me to put the name of Young on it, and she would send for it.</p>
<p>Q. Did any person come afterwards for that bonnet that was so marked? - A. Yes, the prisoner; I am positive of it; on Monday, the 25th of February.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say when he came? - A. He asked for the bonnet that had been ordered; I knew him, because he had been once before for a bonnet for the same person, whom I then knew by the name of Thompson; he asked for the bonnet, and I gave it him.</p>
<p>Q. In what manner did he pay you for it? - A. A five pound note.</p>
<p>Q. Look at that? - A. Here is my own handwriting; I wrote Thompson, February; I put it 24 by mistake, it was on the 25th; I perfectly recollect it was Saturday she came, and it was fetched on Monday; I then gave him four pounds in change, and he gave me a shilling.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. I think I heard you say you endorsed the note? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you endorse that note in my presence? - A. I did; I put the name.</p>
<p>Q. Do you intend to swear that? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You do? - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. Have you ever dealt with her for any article? - A. Yes, I have; for more than a twelvemonth.</p>
<p>Q. By what name did she know you by? - A. By the name of Mrs Thompson.</p>
<p>Q. Did you deal with her in the month of February, for any straw bonnet? - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. What day in February was it when you bespoke it? - A. It was on Saturday evening.</p>
<p>Q. What price did you pay for it? - A. A guinea the lady asked; I wished to have it for a pound; I would have bought it then, if she would have taken the old bonnet I had on.</p>
<p>Q. In the end, it was put by for you for a guinea? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Were you to send for it? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. It was to be put by for you to send for when it would suit you? - A. Yes, I sent for it on the Monday.</p>
<p>Q. By whom? - A. By the prisoner.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180505290023"/>Q. How long have you been acquainted with the prisoner? - A. Ever since the beginning of last June.</p>
<p>Q. How was the prisoner to pay for the bonnet? - A. I gave him the money in cash.</p>
<p>Q. You mean in gold and silver? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did he bring back the bonnet to you? - A. Yes, he did; he could not get it for a pound.</p>
<p>Q. You had given him commission to try and get it for a pound? - A. Yes, he came back and said he could not get the lady to take off the shilling.</p>
<p>Q. You know the prisoner intimately, Mrs. Thompson? - A. I never knew any harm of him.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any reason to know that he was in possession of a 5 l. note at the time? - A. No, I had a bad dollar at the time, and I begged him to get it off for me; his answer was, did I want him to be hanged.</p>
<p>Q. What name did you know the prisoner by, during all your acquaintance with him? -
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<interp inst="t18050529-34-person315" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Fielding. Q I believe you keep the Black-bird, at Low-Layton? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the prisoner at the bar? - A. I do not know him; I never saw him before I came here.</p>
<p>Q. He never lived at your house? - A. No, he might have been in the house, but I do not know him.</p>
<p>Q. If he had been in your house, and lived in it, you must have known him? - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Court. Q. Be so good as to tell the Jury what you mean by the whole of its being a forgery? - A. I mean the paper is not the Bank of England paper, nor is it the engraving of the Bank of England; neither has it the water-mark, nor is it the signature of our cashiers, nor of any of the clerks.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. Whom does that appear to be the signature of upon the face of that note? - A. It does not appear to be the signature of the Bank, we have no cashier that signs any 5 l. notes in that name at all.</p>
<p>Q. I am now going to put into your hand that uttered to Mr. Thompson? - A. This note is of the same texture, and of the very same description, as the other note.</p>
<p>Q. By that you mean it is the same sort of paper, and the same writing? - A. It is a strip of the same paper and the same writing, and it is a facsimile of the other first note; they are both from one plate.</p>
<p>Q. I am now going to give you the other 5 l. note uttered to Mrs. Pudephat? - A. This note is of the same kind of paper, from the same plate, but a different signature to the others, we have no cashiers in that name; they are all from the same plate; it is a forged note.</p>
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<interp inst="t18050529-34-person317" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> sworn. - Examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. I believe you are the engraver to the Bank of England? - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. Will you take these three notes in your hand - Look at that note uttered to Mr. Rhodes? - A. It is altogether a forgery; this is a forgery also of the same kind, and in every respect; it is from the same plate.</p>
<p>Q. That is the note uttered to Mr. Thompson - Look at that which was uttered to Mrs. Pudephat? - A. This is a forgery, in every respect the same as the others.</p>
<p>Q. Are every one from the same plate? - A. From the same plate, the same paper, and the same ink. (The notes read in Court.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I must acknowledge I uttered these notes; I sent to the Bank, and Mr. Winter attended me in Newgate; I candidly told him the manner in which I got these notes; I passed three before that one to Mr. Rhodes; I knew it not to be forged. Can it be supposed that I, knowing these 5 l. notes to be forged, would have continued in the shop, when he was away from the shop a full quarter of an hour; I left on the other side of the counter, and the door open. I acknowledge I had the notes; I found the pocket-book, and I uttered the notes, but I knew them not to be forged.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any witness to call in your behalf? - A. I have not; with respect to the notes I found them; they did not belong to me, but through my partner's distressing me to the last shilling, I passed them; I must acknowledge my dishonesty that I did not advertise the book in which they were found; to say that I knew they were forged, I did not.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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