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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030001"/> 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 3d of DECEMBER, 1806, and following Days,
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<p>PRINTED AND PUBLISHED By Authority of the CORPORATION of the CITY of LONDON, By R. BUTTERS, 22, Fetter-lane, Fleet-street.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030002"/> THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS On the KING's Commission of the PEACE, OYER AND TERMINER, AND GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY OF LONDON.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>Q. Were you in Hyde Park on the 1st of November. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. What day was it. - A. On Saturday the 1st of November.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. At what hour was you passing through the Park. - A. Between eight and nine; I had been in Charles-street, Portman-square, I was going from there to the Edgware Road, I was afraid that I should be too late, I came across Cumberland Place from Berkley-square, and went into Cumberland Gate, Hyde Park.</p>
<p>Court. You came to Hyde Park at Cumberland Gate. - A. Yes; as I came to the bason in
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<p>Q. Was he running or walking. - A. He was walking.</p>
<p>Q. He was going the same way that you was. - A. No, he met me, he kicked my heels up and fetched me a blow over the side of my cheek, I fell on my back, and the prisoner demanded my property.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. What did he say when he demanded your property. - A. He said d - n your eyes, give me your property; he first attempted at my watch, he put his hand into my left hand pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Was that your breeches pocket. - A. Yes, I had a ten pound note in that pocket, and a one pound note, one guinea, some silver, a silver tooth pick, and a small key, he took part of which, leaving the one pound note, and one guinea, and one shilling, in my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. He did not take the whole contents of your pocket out. - A. No; the prisoner then ran round the bason towards Kensington Gardens, I pursued him a short way, but I did not think it prudent to follow him in that direction; I came back into the same road again.</p>
<p>Q. What road. - A. The foot path in Hyde Park; I thought that he belonged to the barracks in that neighbourhood. I went to Portman-street barracks, I asked the centinel how long the roll call would be, he said in ten minutes, and I described the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. You did not find him that night. - A. No, I stated that I had been robbed, I described his person to the centinel and to the sergeant, in the orderly room; they brought down one man in the same dress, he was not the man.</p>
<p>Court. You have not told us what the dress was which that man had on that robbed you. - A. A white jacket, a short dress.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Was his head covered or uncovered. - A. He had a round hat.</p>
<p>Q. Is that what they call a drill dress. - A. Yes, it is I believe.</p>
<p>Court. Was his face covered or uncovered. - A. Uncovered.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him plainly - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And you did see him plainly. - A. I did see him plainly.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. What sort of a night was it. - A. A very light night.</p>
<p>Court. Do you mean that it was moon light or star light. - A. The moon was getting up, I do not know whether it had made its appearance or no.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Had you such an opportunity of seeing the person's face that robbed you, of knowing it again. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How long might this transaction take up; how many seconds. - A. It might be a minute or two.</p>
<p>Q. During that minute or two did you make an observation upon his face. - A. I did, I fell on my back, so that I had an opportunity of viewing his face.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any arms. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Nor a stick. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Upon the ten pound bank note which you had been robbed of had you yourself or any other person written any thing. - A. The person who writes Mr. Stackfold's letters always writes upon every one of his notes.</p>
<p>Court. Upon his bank notes I suppose you mean. - A. Yes, he writes the name of
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<p>Q. Had you received that note of your master or of this person. - A. I received this very note of Mr. Stackfold that very day.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillant. Upon this note you so received was there written the name of
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<p>Q. Was that the one of which you was robbed. - A. That was the one.</p>
<p>Q. How long afterwards was it before you went to the barracks again. - A. I went on the Sunday morning, the next day.</p>
<p>Court. Had you ever as you know of seen the prisoner before. - A. No.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. There was nothing done then. - A. No, I only left word with Captain Rainsford.</p>
<p>Q. You left word with the captain of the guard and described the man. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How many days was it afterwards before you was sent for. - A. I was sent for on the 9th, I did
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<p>Court. What day was the 10th. - A. On the Monday. I went to the barracks, there were six besides the prisoner brought down.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day did you go. - A. On Monday the 10th, I went about ten in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. Six persons were brought down to you besides the prisoner. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. In the same dress. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Then in all there were seven persons brought to you. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was the dress which they had on at that time a similar dress as the person had on who committed the robbery. - A. Yes, exactly, I picked the prisoner out; I knew him to be the man that robbed me.</p>
<p>Q. Now look at the prisoner at the bar, and consider he stands upon his life, again recollect, as well as upon the oath you have taken, whether you are convinced that he is the man that robbed you. - A. That is the man.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any doubt. - A. No doubt at all.</p>
<p>Q. Have you the least particle of doubt, if you have speak it. - A. I have not the least doubt; he is the man.</p>
<p>Court. Had you seen him between the time that you saw him in Hyde Park, and that morning you was sent to after you was robbed. - A. No, not till the morning I saw him at the barracks.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillant. When you pointed him out as the man that robbed you, was any thing said to him. - A. No, there was nothing said to him.</p>
<p>Q. When you accused him of having robbed you did he say any thing. - A. He said he would make his defence when he came before a magistrate; he was taken to Bow-street.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever since seen your bank notes. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever since seen any of those things that were taken from you. - A. No, I have not.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the number of the note of which you was robbed. - A. No, I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Or the date. - A. I do not.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He does not say the truth.</p>
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<p>Court. What regiment is that. - A. The first regiment of foot guards.</p>
<p>Q. In the same company. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillant. On Saturday the first of November where was you. - A. I was on barrack guard, Portman-square barracks.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean that you was one of the centinels there. - A. I was engaged keeping guard over the barracks.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether the prisoner was in the barracks that evening. - A. I do not know, I was on centry from eight till ten.</p>
<p>Q. At what o'clock do you remember James coming to you at the barracks that night. - A. About five minutes after nine o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Was the consequence of his coming there a report that there had been a robbery committed by somebody. - A. Yes, James told me himself that he had been robbed.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it after the time that James said that he had been robbed that you saw the prisoner. - A. I saw him before he came there, I saw
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<p>Q. What time was it that the drum beat for roll call. - A. A quarter before nine o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Then he had ran into the barracks before James came. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How many minutes before James came to you had the prisoner ran in. - A. About twenty minutes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you in consequence of what James stated at the barracks say any thing to the prisoner. - A. I went up to him the next morning, I awoke him between four and five clock in the morning, I said to him Herbert, you have been doing a fine job for yourself; why what is the matter, he said, I told him that there was a gentleman robbed in the Park, of two one pound notes and some silver, then he laughed at me, he looked under the pillow for his breeches or his waistcoat, I do not know which, and pulled out some paper; I looked at the papers by the light of the lamp, I saw there was some bill in it, which I did not know what it was.</p>
<p>Court. Can you read. - A. No.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. By a bill what do you mean. - A. A piece of thin paper.</p>
<p>Q. A piece of thin paper; had it the appearance of a bank note, you know the resemblance of a bank note though you cannot read. - A. Yes, I immediately told him that there was some bill among them.</p>
<p>Q. By bill do you mean a bank note, or what do you mean. - A. A bank note; I gave it back into his hand, says he I will tell you what to do with it, put it into your big coat pocket, and roll the coat up, and if the gentleman comes here to day, and knows me, he cannot find any thing on me; I put it in my big coat pocket, and rolled my coat up. On Monday morning we were going on guard, it rained that morning, we put our big coats on; he went to the Queen's guard and I went to the King's guard, we went up for our messes for our dinners, he was there before me, he waited there till I came there, he said to me we will go and change it, he told me that he would go and have a pot of beer and change it.</p>
<p>Court. Change what. - A. The bank note.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he would go and have a pot of beer and change the bank note. - A. He said we will go and have a pot of beer and change it.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Where did you go to. - A. We went to a public house and called for a pot of beer, I do not know the name of the house</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the name of the landlord. - A. No;</p>
<p>Q. Should you know the person if you were to see him. - A. No, we went there and called for a pot of beer and change, and I pulled the note out of my pocket, and gave it to the girl, the girl took it to the bar to her mistress, and brought it back again, and told me that she could not change it; we went out immediately and went to Mr. Shaw in the paved alley.</p>
<p>Court. She told you that she could not change it. A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. After she told you that she could not change, what did she do with it. - A. She gave it into my
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<p>Q. Did she say what sort of a note it was. - A. No; we went from there to Mr. Shaw's in the paved alley down by St. James's. When we went in there he called for a pot of beer and change for a pound note; we went into the tap-room and sat down, I pulled it out of my big coat pocket and put it into his hands; he looked at it.</p>
<p>Q. What, the prisoner. - A. Yes, he looked at it, he told me, and he said it is ten pounds; says I, if it is I will have nothing at all to do with it; you fool, says he, Shaw will not take any notice of it, because says he there is not much difference between calling for change of a one pound note and a ten pound; the landlord brought the pot of beer; he gave the note to me, says he give it to him.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Who said so, the prisoner. - A. Yes, I took it out of his hand, and gave it to the landlord.</p>
<p>Q. What was it that you took out of his hand and gave to the landlord. - A. The note; I gave it to the landlord, and the landlord took it into the bar; we stopped there and we drank three pots of beer, the landlord did not seem to bring the change. I went out about half past two o'clock and made water; when I came back I asked the landlord for the change, he told me it was ready there if I would come forward; he gave me the change of a one pound note on the table that he called for. He asked me if I knew what I had given him, I told him it was a ten pound note; he gave me in change a five pound note and four one pound notes. We went out from there.</p>
<p>Q. What, you and the prisoner. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with the change. - A. We went out from there, and I says, Robert says I, you shall have every farthing of it. I pulled it out of my pocket, and gave it him into his hand, he took the five pound note out of the rest, and a shilling dropped when I took it out of my pocket; he told me that he would not have any more, that he would give me the rest.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mr. Shaw, the keeper of this house present at the time that you divided the money. - A. No, he was not, we were out of the house at the bottom of the paved alley.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make any observations what was on the back of the note. - A. No, I know there was some writing on the back, but I cannot read.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that the note you received from the prisoner was the note that you gave to Mr. Shaw. - A. It was.</p>
<p>Q. Was it the note that you had wrapped up in your great coat. - A. It was.</p>
<p>Q. What became of that part of the money that he gave to you. - A. I spent some of it.</p>
<p>Q. What became of the rest. - A. I gave it to the sergeant.</p>
<p>Court. You spent some of the money. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How much. - A. I do not know, he took out half a guinea and a seven shilling piece out of my knapsack (i. e. the prisoner).</p>
<p>Q. That was part of the money. - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner at the bar and the last witness coming to your house. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What day in November. - A. On the 3d of November the prisoner and the last witness came to my house between twelve and one o'clock, as near as I can recollect.</p>
<p>Q. What had they at your house. - A. They had three pots of porter.</p>
<p>Q. In what manner did they pay for the liquor. - A. They gave me a ten pound note.</p>
<p>Q. Whose hand did you receive it from. - A. I cannot tell, one of the men gave it me.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a bank note. - A. It was.</p>
<p>Q. Did you give change for it. - A. I did, I went to my neighbour and got change for it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make any observation upon that note. A. I saw written upon the back of the note Mr. Warren, No. 25, Park Place. It appears there is no such a number of houses in Park Place.</p>
<p>Court. Never mind that.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Was there any other name upon it. A. There was the name of Fitzgeorge upon the note.</p>
<p>Q. Was the name Fitzgeorge alone upon it, or was it part of another name. - A. I only remember the name of Fitzgeorge.</p>
<p>Court. Should you know the note again. - A. I think I should; I went and got change of my neighbour, a five pound note and five one's. I know I went and got change of my neighbour. I do not recollect which neighbour it was.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Besides the name of Warren there was the name of Fitzgeorge, I wish you to recollect whether there was any other name besides Fitzgeorge. - A. I do not recollect any other.</p>
<p>Q. But it was a ten pound note. - A. It was.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you the note in your hand. - A. About twenty minutes, backwards and forwards.</p>
<p>Q. How long afterwards was it that there was enquiry made about this note to bring your attention back. - A. I cannot say as to point of time.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean to be certain that the name of Fitzgeorge only was on the note besides Mr. Warren. - A. I do not recollect that there was any other.</p>
<p>Q. You do not mean to say that you are certain that there was not any other name. - A. By no means.</p>
<p>Q. How many days was it before there was any inquiry about it. - A. Several days.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect the two persons of the men. A. Yes, very well; I recollect the two men very well coming into the house.</p>
<p>Court. Look at the prisoner, are you quite certain that he is one of them. - A. He is certainly one of them.</p>
<p>Q. You are likewise certain that the person who was the last witness was the other. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever seen them before. - A. Not to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. Gibbons stand up. Now let James stand up.</p>
<p>Q. (to prosecutor) Look at the prisoner and the witness, and tell me whether upon looking at them both you are certain that the person that robbed you was the prisoner. - A. Yes, I am positive to the person of the prisoner.</p>
<p>One of the jury. I think that you said that the moon was not got up. - A. It was getting up.</p>
<p>Court. You are sure that it was the prisoner that robbed you. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And you say that you never saw the prisoner before nor afterwards till you went to him at the barracks. - A. No, not till I went to the barracks.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030006"/> Q. And then you was sure it was the prisoner. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>One of the jury. How far could you observe the prisoner from you when he was running from you. A. It was very light.</p>
<p>Mr. Vaillants. Could you see the man at one or two or three yards distance. - A. Oh yes, I could have seen him at ten yards distance.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming from Westminster on that Saturday night; near Hyde Park corner I met Mr. James, and as he was passing by me he looked me in the face very hard and turned back and followed me very near up to the bason. He asked me what o'clock it was, I told him that I thought it was between eight and nine o'clock; I was going to go on the right hand side of the bason, and he took to the left side of the bason; he asked me to come after him, as he said he would give me something to drink. He asked me where I had been, I told him that I had been in Westminster; he says, you get plenty of fun there with the girls, yes says I there is plenty of girls there; he says had you ever any connection with a man, no says I nor never will, I would not with such a thing as that, it is quite against human nature, says I. He says if you will go along with me I will give you this, and he pulled something out of his pocket, a piece of paper, I did not know what. I asked him if I should look at it, he gave it into my hands, I did not know what it was besides it was a bank note, I did not know what note it was, it was too dark to see; when I had the note in my hand I gave him a push while he was down, and I ran away to the barracks, The next morning Gibbons came up to my bedside and he awoke me, I cannot say what time in the morning it was, it was not day light; says he there has been some robbery committed in the Park last night, says I I cannot help that; says he I am told it was you, I never robbed any body says I, I am sure. Says he if you have robbed him and if you have got any notes about you, the best way is to give the notes to me to put in my great coat pocket for fear of a search, I gave him the note, I did not know what note it was, he put it in in his great coat pocket and rolled the great coat up. We went on guard on the Monday, we took our great coats, unrolled them, and put them on just at Constitution hill; he went on the King's guard and I on the Queen's guard; we met at the barracks at dinner time. After we had done dinner we went out together, I told him we had better change the note. We went to one public house, they would not change it; then we went to the paved alley to Mr. Shaw's and got change, we drank three pots of beer and went out to the bottom of the paved alley, I told him that we must part the money, I got a five guinea note, he had the rest. I was on the Queen's guard when I was took, I was brought up to the King's guard, they asked me several questions about this robbery, and I denied it. They marched me up prisoner to the barracks, they tried me by the company and punished me that afternoon; I was put in the black hole all night, and I was taken to Bow street the next day.</p>
<p>Court. (to Gibbons) You have heard the story that the prisoner has been telling. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you any thing of this story about James. - A. No, he did not tell me nothing.</p>
<p>Q. He did not tell you how he came by the bank note. - A. No, he did not.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him the character of a good soldier.</p>
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<p>Q. Was your hat knocked off. - A. It fell off, striving to protect my property. I saw the watchman coming down Charles street, he sprang the rattle, but we could see nothing of the person; after that a gentleman came and said that he saw a man running towards the river, Palace yard way.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the face of the person that run against you in Downing street. - A. No, I could not, he drawed me down momentarily.</p>
<p>Q. You do not know it was the prisoner. - A. No, his face I could not see, it was such a sized person as the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find your bundle afterwards. - A. Yes, in about three quarters of an hour after he was apprehended by the gentleman; he was taken into the toll house by the Marsh gate.</p>
<p>Q. Did the person that took the parcel from you strike you. - A. He pulled me with all his force, I resisted all that I could, he took it at once from under my arm.</p>
<p>Q. Then according to your account of it, he snatched it from you and ran away. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. He did not stay any time talking with you. - A. Yes, he did, a few minutes, he wanted to get more if he could.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gleed.</p>
<p>Q. The bundle was immediately snatched from you by the person, whoever he was, it was a sudden jar. - A. Yes, he pulled and hauled me into the middle of the road, he was trying to get all he could.</p>
<p>Q. You had but two bundles, and one fell, he could not get more than you had. - A. I had two parcels and a bundle.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030007"/> Q. Do you not know that there is a reward for a highway robbery. - A. I know nothing about it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you never hear it. - A. I have heard of such a thing; the magistrates at Union Hall told me that I must prosecute.</p>
<p>Q. Did not ever any body tell you that there is a reward for convicting of a man for a highway robbery. - A. Yes, I have heard so years ago.</p>
<p>Q. Have not you heard so since this man has been in custody. - A. I have heard so years ago.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know what the reward is. - A. I have heard, forty pounds.</p>
<p>Mr. Gleed. Have you heard so since this man has been in custody, has not the officer told you so. - A. I have heard them talk at the sessions house about it; I cannot say, upon my oath, any person has told me so.</p>
<p>- COUGHLAND sworn. On the 13th of November, about a quarter past twelve, I was going up Parliament-street, I heard the cry of Stop thief, on coming up I saw the prosecutor without his hat, and in great confusion, he said he had been knocked down and robbed of a large brown paper parcel, containing cloth and velvet, I told him I saw a man run towards the old houses that are pulling down in Palace yard; I was afraid of following him among the old houses for fear of hurting myself; I was going to sleep at Walworth that night; as I was passing the Marsh gate turnpike, the prisoner at the bar past me about a quarter of an hour after this happened; he had a large bundle under his arm, answering the description of that which the tailor had been robbed of; the idea suggested to me was that it was the prisoner who had robbed the tailor, I communicated my suspicion to the watchman, and requested him to assist me; coming up to the prisoner I asked him who he was, and where he had got that parcel, he told me that he was a master tailor, he told me that he had got some cloth in the bundle, at first he said he could not tell, I said to him he must come along with me and the watchman; we brought him into the toll house, upon which I sent a young man that was with me to see if the prosecutor was still on the bridge, he returned with the prosecutor, who identified every thing that was in the bundle.</p>
<p>- sworn. I am a watchman. About one o'clock this gentleman came up to me, and said there was a man passed that had knocked a man down, he asked me if I would go with him and stop him, I did; when I got up to the prisoner I asked him what he had got there, he told me cloth, the gentleman was close to me, he says that is the man; I asked him what he was myself, he said he was a master tailor, I told him he must go with me to the turnpike where there was a light, that I might see what he had got; when we came to the light I saw he had a blue apron tied round him. I asked him how long master tailors had wore blue aprons, he said that was nothing to me, I asked him where he lived, he said at home; that is all we could get from him. The prosecutor then came back from the bridge, we asked him what he had got in the bundle, he told us all that was in it before we opened it; I told the prisoner he must go with me to the watchhouse, he said he would be d - d if one or two should take him, we took him to the watchhouse, and going along he was very rough indeed.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had been drinking at a public house, and coming along I picked it up.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 20.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was that the only fastening that the door had. - A. Yes, before I got in bed, my coat and waistcoat I hung up on a nail at the bed's foot, my neckcloth I put on my hat, and my smallclothes.</p>
<p>Q. What had you in your breeches pocket. - A. Some papers and a key of a desk belonging to my master, and a pen knife of my own in my coat pocket, and a pocket book, and within the pocket book there were two duplicates, one for a pair of small clothes, pledged for seven shillings, and the other for two books, and a one pound note, with sundry papers, the property of a banker, which had been given to me to collect the debts; there were other articles in my coat pocket, what is mentioned in the indictment; I went to bed about a quarter after nine o'clock, I fell asleep immediately, being fatigued with work; about eleven o'clock my wife came home, she asked me what the door was open for, I said I did not know; I told her I had fastened the door, I looked up and I asked her where my clothes was, she said she did not know, I said then they are stolen. I found every thing was gone; I was obliged to lay in bed till six o'clock, and then my wife went and borrowed some clothes of my landlord, who lived opposite; I went to the pawnbroker's in Long Acre, and informed them what I had lost, and of the two tickets that were in my pocket book, one for the breeches, which I had pawned at Mr. Murray's.</p>
<p>Q. When did you first hear of your things. - A. On Friday the 14th.</p>
<p>- SAYNER sworn. Q. You are the wife of the last witness. - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you come home on the 11th of November last. - A. At eleven o'clock, I found the door only put to, it was not fastened with the bit of wood as usual.</p>
<p>Q. Your husband missed his things. - A. Yes, he could not get up till six o'clock in the morning, I was obliged to go to my landlord to borrow some clothes.</p>
<p>Q. When did you first see your husband's things again. - A. In three or four days afterwards, I saw them at Bow-street.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the prisoner at the bar. - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you agree with the prisoner what you were to give her for them. - A. No, I told her to call in the afternoon, she begged very hard for a shilling, and I gave it her, she did not come again till next morning, and then I detained her.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. Since I have been reduced in the world, I have been in the habit of selling caps, threads, and tapes, I used to sit in Leicester Fields for some time, and when the election came on at Covent Garden I went and sat at the Piazza's, because there were more people there; going there on Thursday morning they said Sir
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<interp inst="t18061203-4-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> for ever, I said God bless him, my husband has taken pounds by being in the service with him; a woman turned round to me, she had a straw bonnet, a great coat, and a blue apron on, and she had a pair of breeches on her arm, she said, come good woman, and have a drop of gin. I said I get old now, I must not drink any gin, she then said come along with me and have a little brandy, she gave seven pence for a quartern of brandy; she then said will you take this into the pawnbroker's, my sister sits over the way, I would not wish her to see me; I went without a thought, she told me to ask seven shillings for them; the young man in the shop would not lend any more than six shillings on them; she then said come with me to Mrs. Butler's, I will make you amends to-morrow; on the next day I went to Mrs. Butler's, she was there, she gave me these tickets, she said you may as well sell them, I went directly down to this man at Leicester-square, I told him that I had some tickets that I had of a woman, and he might as well have them as any body, she bid me ask four shillings, I said I do not think they are worth it; if you will give me three I think she may be satisfied; the man says I will give you a shilling, now, after dinner I will go and look at them, and you call in the afternoon, I did not know they were clandestinely got; I took the shilling and went back to this woman; I went to the man again the next morning, and he said they were stolen, I never was down in the street where the man lost his things above twice in my life.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>MRS. SPENCER sworn. Q. You are the wife of Mr. Spencer. - A. Yes. On Friday the 21st of November I went out about ten o'clock in the morning, I locked the door and left no one in the room.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts in the house is your room. - A. The lower room; I returned about seven in the evening; when I opened the door the bottom sash was flying out of the frame, I found my box open, and all my things was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Could you discern how the lodgings were broken open. - A. It appeared as though it was done on the inside by something opening the lock by a false key.</p>
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<p>Q. You used no threats nor any thing to intice her to tell you. - A. No, they were both fellow servants to Mr. Liptrap, she said that it was nothing but extreme distress that drove her to it; she said she got in with a key that she found, and that she had given the key to the prosecutrix; and that she broke the window to make people believe that the thieves had come in at that window; she told me that she did it at one o'clock when she came home at dinner time; I pressed her very hard, to know if her husband was any ways concerned, or knew any thing at all about it; she told me no, that he was at work with the other woman's husband at the time.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I did not take the things; as the woman came to my house, and told me that she had got a key that would open the door; I said, I would not try it, she took the key from me, and said I was foolish, she would do it, I went up stairs, I had nothing to do with it, nor did I know what the woman did with the things.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 27.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>- sworn. I am shopman to Mr. Gardener. On the 10th of November, between three and four in the afternoon I was called to the door by a neighbour in consequence of his information; I followed the prisoner at the bar; she was in the street; I saw the print hanging down under her coat; I took her by the arm and told her she must come back with me; I brought her back, and took the property from her.</p>
<p>Cross examined by Mr. Knapp.</p>
<p>Q. Was it outside of the shop. - A. It was not, it was upon the counter, it is my master's property. I produce it.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean that you are sure that it is your master's mark upon it. - A. Yes, we had two pieces of the same pattern before, and when we found we had lost this we had but one pattern of it.</p>
<p>Q. Do you always take your shop marks off. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Therefore that which you sold, and which you did not, you are not able to say. - A. No I am not.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>JOHN - . Q. You are the waggoner. - A. Yes, I was feeding the horses all the time, I saw the prisoner go round the waggon several times, I had no suspicion of him taking any thing.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the cheese again. - A. Yes, a young lad came and informed me of it.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing 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>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second count for like offence, the property of
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<p>Q. Who was the man. - A. I have every reason to believe it was the prisoner at the bar, I cannot swear to it, he paid for the wharfage, two shillings and eightpence.</p>
<p>Q. Then all you know is that some man came to the wharf, and had six half hogsheads and a hogshead that were delivered to him, and he paid two shillings and eightpence wharfage. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you deliver it without any order. - A. I did deliver it without any written order.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-10-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Reading; from some dispute this vinegar was returned to our house, directed to Maynard and Co. which was the old firm; about three weeks since a custom house officer came one morning to our house to inform us the preceeding night he saw a cart strike six half and a hogshead from a cart into an empty house, Bethnal Green; I can identify the casks and the sending them, and Lee, the carman, can prove that the prisoner is the man who had them in his custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-10-person124" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a publican, I keep the Coachmaker's Arms, Camomile-street. About the 11th of November the prisoner came to my house with a loaded cart, the exact time I cannot say, the carman and he had a pot or two of beer at the door, the prisoner came in my house, and said that he had some vinegar, he was solicitous for me to purchase it, he said he was distressed for money to pay his men.</p>
<p>Q. You purchased some of him. - A. Yes, I purchased a small cask, I think I gave him a one pound note for it; Mason the officer took it away.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner coming into your house. - A. Yes, on the 11th of November.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day. - A. It was in the evening, he had a cart at our door loaded with casks.</p>
<p>Q. Did you purchase one of them. - A. We did.</p>
<p>Q. What did it contain. - A. Vinegar. I know no more than it was the prisoner at the bar that sold it to me, and I paid him a one pound note for it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-10-person126" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are an officer. - A. Yes. On the 12th of last month I went up to Bethnal Green, I fetched five half hogsheads and a whole hogshead of vinegar; it had been stopped by a custom-house officer; the clerk of Kennet's wharf went up with me to prove that it came from Kennet's wharf; I apprehended the carman who carried it to Mr. Bullock's house, and the remainder of it to Bethnal Green; I fetched the cask from Mr. Bullock's, it is now over at the New Inn. On Sunday morning we apprehended the prisoner, he at first denied having any knowledge of it, I told him that we had got the carman that drove the vinegar to the public house that he had sold a cask of vinegar to, he said, well, he was not the only one who was concerned in it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-10-person129" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , Labour in Vain Hill, our stand is in Thames-street; the prisoner came to me and said I want your cart to go to Kennett's wharf, he said he had got five or six casks of vinegar, accordingly I went with him, I staid in the cart and helped load them; I understood when he got me up on the wharf, that I was to go to Shoreditch, and he would follow me.</p>
<p>Q. Where in fact did you go. - A. I went as far as Shoreditch bar, I waited there full three quarters of an hour, I turned my cart about to come to the wharf again; coming back I met him, he said he told me to go to Hounsditch; he told me to turn about, I went up Camomile street, that is the lady I saw there, (Mrs. Bullock) I delivered one cask there, I did not go inside of the house; then he ordered me to drive up Hounsditch into Whitechapel, accordingly I did, I stopped at the Seven Stars, as he told me, he said stop here, I shall be back in twelve minutes; presently he came back, and said I shall go no further with them, we struck them at the Seven Stars on the pavement, he went and got change of a pound note, he asked me what the money was, I told him seven shillings; as I was going home, there were one or two men there, they said will you take them up again, I said where are you going to, he said to Mile End turnpike; I took them up again, I was to have four shillings, and they were to pay the toll, I took them
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. May it please your lordship, at this time I was out of employ, I called at the Seven Stars, some gentlemen there employed me to go to Kennett's wharf, to enquire if these casks were there, I went down to the wharf, the gentleman delivered them, they were put in the cart, we went on to Hounsditch, there I met with one of the gentlemen that employed me, he told me to go to the Coachmaker's Arms, and to treat the carman, and to ask the landlord to buy a cask for one pound, which was a great deal less than it cost.</p>
<p>Q. (to Nelson) Does your wharf adjoin the river. - A. Yes, we land goods from the craft as they lay along side upon our wharf, from the river Thames.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18061203-11-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am porter to Messrs. Mayor and Pook. On Tuesday I worked in the warehouse by myself, I went home at five o'clock, I counted the skins, there were forty bear skins there, two muffs, some white head borders, and some swan skins.</p>
<p>Q. All these things you left there. - A. Yes, they were there at the hour of five o'clock in the afternoon, there were two locks to the door, I locked them both, and delivered the keys in the warehouse as usual.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-11-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are a porter. - A. Yes, to Messrs. Mayor and Pook. I was not at this warehouse from the Tuesday to the Thursday, the 23d of October; on Thursday I went from the dwelling house up the court where this warehouse was, on finding the door open I went in, I called at the cellar stairs, who was there, and nobody answered, I went to the other warehouse and asked the warehouseman who had been down, he said nobody; I found the keys hang in the usual place, I asked the warehouseman to go with me, we there saw the bear skins laying about the floor, the lock had been pushed back and the door broken open; when the skins were counted that were laying about the floor, there was only seventeen left, there was forty on the Tuesday when I left the place.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>Q. You are not acquainted with the prisoner, I apprehend. - A. No, I never saw him about the warehouse.</p>
<persName id="t18061203-11-person140"> JOHN HAMLYN
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner. - A. I know nothing about him, only that I was employed by the prisoner to carry them skins. On the 24th of October I was in Smithfield selling oysters, the prisoner came to me and told me to meet him at half past five in the afternoon, at the Jack of Newbury, Long lane.</p>
<p>Q. Did you meet him there. - A. Yes, I went with him into White Cross-street to a house.</p>
<p>Q. Whose house. - A. I do not know, I am sure, a poor man kept it; he packed the goods in a white basket, and I carried them.</p>
<p>Q. What goods were they. - A. Skins, he told me to go forward to Bishopsgate-street with them.</p>
<p>Q. To no house. - A. No, he was to meet me there.</p>
<p>Q. Did he follow you. - A. I do not know whether he followed me or no, I was stopped in Fore-street with them.</p>
<p>Q. Did not he tell you where you was to carry them, Bishopsgate-street is a long street, near a mile long. - A. I was to carry them to Bishopsgate church yard.</p>
<p>Q. He was to meet you there. - A. Yes, I am sure he is the man that gave them to me, some of the Worship-street officers stopped me first, and they stopped him afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Then he was with you. - A. He was in the street with me.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>Q. At first you said that you were to carry them generally into Bishopsgate-street, and now you mend it, and say that you were to carry them to the church yard, were you not to carry them to any given place. - A. No given place.</p>
<p>Q. There is a pitching block there, that was where you intended to carry them. - A. Yes, of course.</p>
<p>Q. Then it was not the man's direction, but you intended to pitch them there. My lord asked you whether you was sure that the prisoner at the bar was the man that gave them to you to carry. - A. He was.</p>
<p>Q. When you was stopped by Mason, and the prisoner was brought over to you in custody, did not he ask you whether the prisoner was the man that gave you the parcel to carry, did not you say that you had never seen him before. - A. No, indeed.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you tell Mason so. - A. I do not know, being frightened.</p>
<p>Q. If you were doing what was honest you had no occasion to be frightened. Did not you give that answer to Mason. - A. Well, I did give him that answer.</p>
<p>Q. You were taken in custody yourself, you was found with stolen property in your possession. - A. Yes, I have been in custody ever since.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever been in prison before this time for any other offence. - A. Not before this time.</p>
<p>Q. Recollect yourself, take time; have you ever, and how often been in prison before. - A. If I ever had been in a prison, I should recollect it in a moment.</p>
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<p>Court. If you have been in prison say so. - A. Yes, I have.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. Did you ever stand at that bar. - A. Yes, I have once.</p>
<p>Q. Now, sir, did you not know that at the time these officers apprehended you that you yourself must have stood there at the bar if you had not charged some person with giving you the property to carry. - A. I had a right to put it on the person that employed me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not further say that you did not take the things from the prisoner, but from some person at Fleet market. - A. I was not sworn then.</p>
<persName id="t18061203-11-person141"> ELIZABETH CARPENTER
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<interp inst="t18061203-11-person141" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Fox and Knot court, Cow lane, opposite Hamlyn. On Friday the 24th of October, between three and four in the afternoon, the prisoner at the bar came into the court and called Hamlyn, his wife told him that he was not at home, that she had left him about ten minutes before in Smithfield selling oysters, he told her that he was going that way, if he did not see him he was to meet him at the Jack of Newberry in Long lane. Hamlyn came home, said he had seen the man; he came and borrowed a basket of me, the basket is marked W. C. 43.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>Q. You say the prisoner made use of the witnesses name. - A. Certainly he did.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you hear the witness say that he never knew the prisoner before, and you say he was in the court and cried out his name. - A. He did.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-11-person143" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . - A. Yes, I live in Fox and Knot court, opposite Mrs. Carpenter.</p>
<p>Q. Look upon the prisoner, do you know him. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did he come to you in your court. - A. On Friday the 24th of October, between three and four o'clock, Mrs. Carpenter called to know if I was at home, she told me that a gentleman wanted my husband, I told him that I had just left him in Smithfield, at the Greyhound, with oysters; he told me if he did not see him I was to tell him to come to him at the Jack of Newberry, Long lane, at half after five; my husband came home, told me he had seen the man; he borrowed a basket of Mrs. Carpenter and went.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that the prisoner was the man. - A. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-11-person144" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are an officer. - A. Yes. On Friday the 24th of October, about six o'clock in the evening, myself, in company with Armstrong, Bishop, Ray, and Mason, were going up Fore street, I saw Hamlyn the porter with a large load upon his head upon a knot in a basket, and another basket upon that; it was packed in such an awkward loose way it struck me that it was not all right, I mentioned it to Armstrong, pointing towards the porter on the same side with us. Harcourt came up; the porter was on the opposite side.</p>
<p>Q. Harcourt met you. - A. Yes, Harcourt was stopped by Armstrong and the other officers, and I went across to the porter; I asked the porter what he had got carrying, his answer was he did not know. I then saw a little hole in the basket, and something hanging out a little way, I found it was hare skins or fur; I said to him where have you brought it from, he said he brought it from Fleet market, and he was going to take it to Bishopsgate church yard. We then took him and Harcourt towards the office. On the second examination Mrs. Carpenter came and claimed the basket.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>Q. Did not she come with Hamlyn's wife. - A. There is no doubt of it, I saw them together.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-11-person146" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You stopped Harcourt. A. Yes, I and Vickery together. I said Dan I cannot let you go any further. I believe he said he was going to the Commercial road.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was stopped in Fore street by these officers. I was going to the Commercial road to pay a friend of mine some money.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How was the salt, loose or how. - A. The salt was loose on board the ship; he took sacks with him, and there were ten sacks that he had from Mr. Taylor; the salt was taken to Mr. Taylor in his sacks, and they were considerably larger than the other sacks.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any other partner, public or private. - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. What manner did you deliver the salt. - A. We weigh the salt on board a ship at a hundred a-time; the fellowship porters carry it away; we put in each sack two hundred pound weight. When I had done my work I went to the waggoner, I said you have had good luck to get your waggon loaded, as it is late in the evening; the excise officers have been kind to let you have it; he said I have got my load, the whole of the three ton.</p>
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<p>Q. Whether the fellowship porters delivered the whole that you do not know. - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. What did the prisoner come to your house for. - A. To bring ten sacks of salt; I saw some empty sacks in the waggon, they appeared to be raised up, I looked under them, I found it was salt; as soon as he had delivered the sacks, I told my master of it; my master asked him if he had delivered all the salt, he said he had; I was ordered to go in the waggon and look, he then said there was some, but he did not know that it belonged to us; I took the salt out of the waggon, it weighed fifteen pound, we weighed the sacks, one sack was deficient twelve pound.</p>
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<p>Q. You were to receive a ton of salt on this day. - A. Yes; from in formation from the last witness, I asked the carman if he had delivered all the salt, he said he had; I asked my apprentice to go up and search the waggon, the prisoner then informed me that there was some salt in the waggon, but he had been to different places with salt, he did not know that it belonged to me; the salt was taken out of the waggon, it was in one lump bigger than my hat; it weighed fifteen pound, I saw the salt weighed; one sack was deficient twelve pound.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 25.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. There was a fire on your premises, when was it. - A. On the 3d of November. I only know that I lost a variety of things, and a pair of pantaloons.</p>
<p>Q. What else that relates to this indictment. - A. I do not know of any thing else; I do not know that the mahogany belonged to me.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gleed.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the pantaloons before the fire. - A. Yes, I had them in my hands, six or seven days before.</p>
<p>Q. You had not seen them for six or seven days, you had many persons about your premises, and on this night every thing was in confusion. - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. How far might this be from Mr. Brown's premises. - A. About the next door, he certainly must have come from the fire, in the direction he was going; the fire was in the timber yard, the door of the house was open, and the windows were broke, all the furniture had been taken out; there was a number of people going in, and coming out of the house. I saw something in the front of the prisoner's coat; I asked him what that was, he said it was a box. I insisted upon seeing it, he unbuttoned his coat and took it out; it was this piece of mahogany; I was pushed by the croud, and an engine coming, and some other person searched him concerning the things that were behind his back.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gleed.</p>
<p>Q. In point of fact the prisoner was not upon Mr. Brown's premises. - A. No, he was not.</p>
<p>Q. At that time a great quantity of Mr. Brown's things were removed into the street. - A. Yes, the prisoner was going from where the things were piled up.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. From the upper room, facing the street, which looks into the area. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. About what time in the morning was it you brought them down. - A. Between ten and eleven, I left them there upon the dresser, in the pantry.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose they could be seen from the street, could not they. - A. I am not quite certain.</p>
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<p>Q. You live in Brunswick-square. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember seeing these silver candlesticks on the 20th of November last. - A. Not till I saw them in the man's hand; I had been down in the kitchen, when I saw them in the man's hand.</p>
<p>Q. About what time in the morning. - A. About half past eleven, I was leaving the kitchen, going up the inside stairs, I saw a man in the passage leading
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<p>Q. You mean the passage below stairs. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What did you see this man do. - A. He was going towards the door with the candlestick in his hand; that is all that I saw.</p>
<p>Q. I understand you, ma'am, to say only one candlestick. - A. I saw only one.</p>
<p>Q. A silver candlestick was it. - A. A silver candlestick.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him go up stairs yourself. - A. No; as he turned into the area I lost sight of him. I immediately acquainted my servant with it,
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<p>Q. Did you see any thing in his hand then. - A. No, I did not. I told my servant
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<p>Q. She ran after him. - A. She ran after him, I heard her cry Stop thief, and he was secured and brought back by the constable. I saw no more of him after the servant left me and cried Stop thief.</p>
<p>Q. You did not see which way he ran. - A. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. You cannot say, whoever this man was, whether it is the prisoner at the bar. - A. No, I did not see his face.</p>
<p>Q. (to
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<interp inst="t18061203-14-person176" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) By your mistresses directions you ran after this man did you. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Which way did he take. - A. Towards the Colonade.</p>
<p>Q. Then you cried stop thief did you. - A. Yes. I lost sight of him before I got to the corner of the square; he turned round the corner towards the Colonade.</p>
<p>Q. Could you see what he had in his hand. - A. No, he was stopped before I got up.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember on the 20th of November last hearing the cry of stop thief. - A. Yes; I saw the prisoner at the bar before I heard the cry of stop thief.</p>
<p>Q. Was he running. - A. He was running, he was coming from the Mews up the Colonade steps.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any thing in his hand. - A. Yes, two silver candlesticks.</p>
<p>Q. Was one in each hand. - A. I believe he had got them both in one hand; I said to him you seem in a hurry, he made me no answer, I took particular notice of him and watched him, I suspected that he had stole them; he ran along the Colonade, and when he was about fifteen yards past me I heard the cry of stop thief; I ran after him and put my hand on his shoulder and stopped him. Mr. Randell came out of his shop and took the candlesticks out of his hand; then the prisoner was secured.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at all. - A. I never saw the man before to my knowledge.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember the hue and cry of stop thief on the 20th of November last. - A. No. I had just come out of the bakehouse with a tin of biscuits. I saw the prisoner at the bar run by the window; him and Mr. England seemed to be in a tussle with each other, he had an apron on, I observed the candlesticks under his apron. Judging what might be the case I ran out to Mr. England's assistance, I collared him at the next door and took the candlesticks out of his hand; he made no resistance, I took him by the collar and delivered both him and the candlesticks to Mr. Robey.</p>
<p>- ROBEY. You are a constable, I believe, at the Colonade. - A. Yes, I heard some people running by, halloaing out stop thief, I ran out and I met Mr. Randell with these candlesticks in one hand, and the prisoner in the other.</p>
<p>Q. You of course took the prisoner in charge and you have had these candlesticks ever since. - A. I have; I produce them.</p>
<p>Q. Mrs. Foley look at these candlesticks, do they belong to your husband. - A. Yes, I am quite sure they do, they have his coat of arms upon them.</p>
<p>Q. What do you suppose them to be worth. - A. May I say thirty shillings.</p>
<p>Q. They are not silver candlesticks. - A. They are.</p>
<p>Q. Can you in truth say they are not worth more. A. What is the lowest I may put them at.</p>
<p>Q. What did they cost your husband. - A. I do not know.</p>
<p>Q. They are large silver candlesticks, they may be worth ten pounds. - A. I will say five pounds.</p>
<p>Court. However one may be disposed to favour him, it is impossible to say they are worth less than forty shillings.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18061203-15-off83 t18061203-15-crimeloc85"/>. On Wednesday the 12th of November, about eleven o'clock in the forenoon, I went into Long Acre after some work, I returned about a quarter past twelve; the person that occupied the kitchen in the same house called me, I went to her and I stopped about ten minutes, I returned up the back stairs which lead into the passage, and on getting to the end of the passage I saw the prisoner come down my stairs; my own dog came to the street door and barked violently at the prisoner. I noticed the prisoner, and I saw that she had something bulky under her petticoats, I noticed her the second time, I then saw something white dragging upon her legs, I thought she looked very suspicious. I immediately went to my own door, and upon trying the latch I found the door had been unlocked by a key; I had left my door double locked when I went out. On entering the room I perceived that my bed clothes were taken off the bed, I immediately missed my sheets, they had been taken off the bed. I pursued the woman that I had met in the passage, and when I came to the street door I saw
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030015"/> her turn the corner of Monmouth street to go into Great St. Andrew street. I took hold of her right arm, and I said my good woman what have you got concealed under your petticoats, I took the corner of her apron on one side, and I perceived a new cotton gown of mine pinned round her waist. I brought her back to the door myself, I met my landlady, I begged her to assist me, we went into my landlady's shop, I asked her where my sheets were; my landlady took hold of her by her right arm till such times she had shuffled the sheets off, which were concealed round her two thighs; during the time that my landlady had hold of the prisoner's arm, there came a key out of her bosom, which key I tried, and it opens my door. I sent for a constable and had her taken before a magistrate. I produce the things, I have had them ever since; the gown is mine, and the sheets they are marked by myself.</p>
<p>Q. Now just state what is the value of the gown and the sheets. - A. Eighteen shillings; and the sheets twenty-four shillings; the sheets cost me thirty-six shillings and eight pence, and they have been washed twice.</p>
<p>Q. The life of the woman depends upon the value of the things taken from you, therefore be particular. - A. I can swear to the value of the gown being worth eighteen shillings, and the sheets are worth twenty four shillings.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Can you stand there and say that you saw me upon the stairs. - A. I saw you come down the stairs and go into the passage.</p>
<p>Court. You are sure that she is the person upon whom you found the things. - A. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-15-person185" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. Your husband is the owner of this house. - A. Yes, his name is James.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember seeing the prisoner at the bar at the time the last witness has spoken off. - A. Yes, between twelve and one o'clock Mrs. Ennis brought her in by the arm, and bid me take hold of her arm; till she got assistance, and while I had hold of her arm, this key tumbled against my hand, it was just in the act of falling from her bosom, I gave the key to Mrs. Ennis, she said it opened her door.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any of the things that were taken from her. - A. While I had hold of her arm Mrs. Ennis said that was the gown that was round her waist, I knew it to be Mrs. Ennis's gown; a person called to me, they said Mrs. Button, there are some keys laying on the floor, and these scissars.</p>
<p>Q. What would you give for such a gown as that. - A. I should give ten or twelve shillings for it; I would not give above twelve shillings for a pair of sheets that are second hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am a poor woman, I have three small children; I went out to see for some work of a woman, she lived within a door or two of this house, I could not rightly tell the number of the house, I met the woman accidentally, her name is
<persName id="t18061203-15-person186"> Mary Gibbons
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<interp inst="t18061203-15-person186" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , I told her my distress, I had just that day come out of a sit of illness, I told her I had not a thing to cover my nakedness, I should be glad of some employ, she said she had none, she would lend me a shilling or two till Saturday, she was going to pledge some things, she told me to stay below, I was not to go up stairs with her; she fetched this gown and sheets, and gave them to me on the thresh-old of this person's door, if I had known these things had been stolen I should not have stopped till the prosecutrix came; I walked slowly by the door, the prosecutrix came and said, you cruel creature, you have robbed me, I said they were given me at the door, I have not been in the house; shut the door, she says, she is in the house now, the woman that lived in the cellar said, d - n her, we have got you, the prosecutrix fainted away and some brandy was got for her. I had not a bit of petticoat round me, the prosecutrix mentioned that I had something ragged wrapped round, which was an old sheet, the key which dropped out of my bosom was the key of my own door, where my children was locked in, I had four pence halfpenny in my bosom to get some potatoes, I took it out of my bosom, and the key, I was very faint, I asked them for a drop of water, the woman said no, they would not give me a drop of water if it would save my life.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 39.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person192" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live servant with Mr. Blake,
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<p>Q. Were you a servant there on the 27th of October. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner. - A. Yes, he was employed there as a
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<p>Q. To paint his house. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Blake has a daughter. - A. He has, her name is
<persName id="t18061203-16-person193"> Ann Blake
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<p>Q. What business is Mr. Blake, is he a merchant. - A. He is a gentleman of property.</p>
<p>Q. What part of the house was the prisoner employed. - A. On the 27th of October he was employed in the upper rooms.</p>
<p>Q. On the 27th of October you missed some part of your mistresses property. - A. Yes, the first thing that was missing was a purse with some money.</p>
<p>Q. You do not know perhaps what that purse contained. - A. No, there were two foreign pieces of money that were in it I know very well.</p>
<p>Q. Were they gold or silver. - A. They were silver.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what they were called. - A. One had on it an eagle of the United States of America, and the other had a hole in it.</p>
<p>Q. You do not know what the contents of the purse was. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. But there were more money in it. - A. Yes, there were more money in it.</p>
<p>Q. What else did you miss. - A. About eleven o'clock at night on the same day Miss Blake was going up to bed, she missed her watch, she enquired of me what I had done with it. In the morning, to the best of my recollection, I laid it in the drawer, but I am not positive.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day was that. - A. About
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030016"/> half past nine when I made the bed; I put it on the drawers, or in the drawers, if I put it in the drawer, it was in the drawer where the purse was deposited; but I am not quite sure.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a watch was it. - A. A gold watch.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what sort of a key it was. - A. I should know it if I was to see it.</p>
<p>Q. So I suppose, was it a gold key. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a seal. - A. A gold seal with a cornelian stone.</p>
<p>Q. What was the impression on the seal. - A. A B.</p>
<p>Q. What time in the day did the prisoner leave your house. - A. Between the hours of ten and eleven.</p>
<p>Q. What time did he come in the morning. - A. A little after eight.</p>
<p>Q. When did you miss the purse first. - A. My mistress missed the purse about three o'clock in the afternoon, and she asked me if I had seen it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make diligent search for the purse. - A. I searched every where, I could not find it; I was very uneasy about it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you search every where for the watch. - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. And that you could not find. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prisoner been working in the house before the 27th of October. - A. For a week before.</p>
<p>Q. You are perfectly sure that you saw both the watch and the purse that same day, the 27th of October. - A. The purse I did not see, but the watch I laid with my own hands in the drawer, the watch I am sure I had in my own hand.</p>
<p>Q. Is the prisoner a master painter, or a journeyman. - A. A journeyman.</p>
<p>Q. Is your mistress here. - A. No, the family with whom I dwell are quakers.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Blake is a quaker, and the young lady too. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When was the last time that you saw the purse in her possession. - A. It may be a week before.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have one question to ask, whether I was at work in that apartment or not.</p>
<p>Court. She says you were at work in the upper apartments.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was painting the street door, of a mahogany colour.</p>
<persName id="t18061203-16-person194"> Ann Cutler
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person194" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Yes Smith, that was in the morning.</p>
<p>Court Q. (to
<persName id="t18061203-16-person195"> Ann Cutler
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person195" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t18061203-16-person195" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) I understand you to say, that the prisoner was at work at the upper rooms. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Your mistresse's bed room was below. - A. No, on the same floor; he had nothing to do with her room.</p>
<p>Q. How near was the room in which the mistress slept, to were he was at work. - A. The adjoining room.</p>
<p>Q. Was the door of the bed room usually left open. - A. It was that morning, the doors were all open; I was about my work.</p>
<p>Q. You are perfectly clear in your recollection about that. - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. And the place where you supposed to have put the watch, either in the drawer, or upon the drawer, was in your young mistresses' bed room. - A. Yes. There were two doors to my mistresses' room, one in the room where the prisoner was at work, and the other came out on the stair case.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether the door that went from the room where the prisoner was at work, that went into your mistresses' room, was open. - A. It was open; there was a part of the morning that it was locked.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the morning do you recollect it was open. - A. It was open all the morning.</p>
<p>Q. I thought you said that you locked it. - A. So I did, but I very soon opened it again to go into the room where the prisoner was at work; the door that went into the room was open all the morning but a short time.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect about what time that was. - A. It was all within a short time.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect when you did lock it. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was it before ten or eleven. - A. Yes, it was before that, it was before the prisoner had left the house.</p>
<p>Q. But, after your young mistress had left there. - A. Yes. I had taken the clothes off the bed.</p>
<p>Q. How long might it be locked. - A. Five minutes or more.</p>
<p>Q. What was the occasion of locking it. - A. The prisoner went in there with the paint, my mistress had a great dislike to the smell of paint, I asked him what occasion he had in that room when he had finished it on Saturday.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen him in that room then. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What day was this. - A. The 27th on Monday.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say. - A. I cannot say what answer he made.</p>
<p>Q. Then you locked him out. - A. Yes, he had to go through my room to go into another room.</p>
<p>Q. Though you fastened it then you opened it afterwards. - A. I had to go through that room to go into a room adjoining my mistresses' room to make a bed.</p>
<p>Court. (to prisoner) She says that you did paint the door of a mahogany colour that morning, she says that you was likewise up stairs painting a room next to her mistresses.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It was no such thing.</p>
<persName id="t18061203-16-person196"> Ann Cutler
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person196" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . He went up stairs by my master's order, I saw him in the room.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mary, her fellow servant, came and told me that her young mistress particularly desired me to go down stairs, for she had not washed herself, and no one was to go there.</p>
<persName id="t18061203-16-person197"> Ann Cutler
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person197" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I know something of that on the Saturday I remember he was desired to come down stairs when he was painting Miss Blake's room.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him at work in that room on that morning, in the room adjoining Miss Plake's. - A. I saw him, and my fellow servant saw him at work there while we were making the bed.</p>
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person198" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am one of the police officers of Whitechapel. On Monday the 27th of October, a young man, a pawnbroker, called at the office and desired me to go with him to his master's house in the Minories, they had stopped a man there.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go with him. - A. I did; when I
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<p>Q. Which man. - A. The prisoner. I desired the pawnbroker to shew me into a back room, that I might search him; he shewed me out into the back yard, where I searched him. In his pocket I found this purse, containing two foreign pieces of silver, one guinea in gold, three sixpences; there were four sixpences, one shilling, and a seven shilling piece in gold, which I gave him since. One of the foreign pieces is half a dollar, American; these are them that I found, and this is the purse (producing them). In his coat pocket I found these two handkerchiefs, this white handkerchief is in the indictment. When I had done searching of him the pawnbroker reached me this watch before him, saying this is the watch which the prisoner at the bar offered for pledging. I asked the prisoner then where he got this watch, he said it was his own property and he had it some time. After that I took him to the office before the magistrate; upon his examination the magistrate asked him where he got this watch.</p>
<p>Q. Was the examination taken in writing. - A. I cannot say; his answer was, he bought the watch at Colchester, that he gave four pounds for it, and that he had it four years in wear; the magistrate asked him as he had it so long if he knew the number of it, he said no, he did not recollect the number. I was desired by the magistrate to hand the watch to him and let him look at it, he desired him to open it, he opened the first case, he could not open the other at all; I then took the watch from him, he was committed for re-examination. I went round the next day, and going to one Mr. Webb, a watchmaker, a quaker, in Red Lion street, Clerkenwell, that is how I found who belonged to it.</p>
<p>Q. We are told that both the watch, key, and seal, are gold, do they appear so to you. - A. They do, the outer and the inner case are all gold, it is what they call a double bottom.</p>
<p>Q. Can you form any idea what is the value of that watch. - A. I should suppose this watch is worth sixteen or seventeen pounds at the lowest, I would give that for it.</p>
<p>Jury. It is well worth twenty pounds.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. On Monday I came to Mr. Blake's house, I was employed by one Mr. Dowe, a painter. I had a man that was at work with me at the same time.</p>
<p>Court. Before you go on I must have that fact ascertained.</p>
<p>Q. (to
<persName id="t18061203-16-person199"> Ann Cutler
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person199" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t18061203-16-person199" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) Was there any other person at work with him. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. He was at work below. - A. They were both at work below in the morning, then my master desired him to finish the windows; the other man kept below, this man was desired to go up stairs.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It was nearly nine o'clock when he came, I did not go to work till he came; when he came he said he would finish the lower part of the house first, accordingly we did; I said I will take the machine for you, you can get out of the window better than me; he said, we have finished this work, Mr. Blake desired the door and frontispiece to be finished, he desired to have some porter. Mr. Blake allowed us sixpence a-day, the sixpence is there, he said you had better go and ask the coachman for it, I went to the coachman, with that he gave me the sixpence. I went for the beer, and on coming back I did not see my partner, I drank out of the beer and took it to the coachman; after he had drank I went to put the beer between the shrubbery and the door. During that time I saw part of the property that is produced here lying among the rubbish, I went to the public house, I acquainted the landlord, I said I did not know how it was, but there is some property that I found belonging to the young gentlewoman that is in the house; with that I stopped till four or five o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. You stopped where. - A. At this public house till four or five o'clock; with that I said to the landlady I do not hear of any person that owns the property, I will keep it till it is owned. With that I came along with three or four friends, I did not know whether I might not be deprived of this property. I thought I might pledge it for a small quantity of money, it might be more secure till such times as I went to my work again.</p>
<p>Q. (to
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<interp inst="t18061203-16-person200" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) He did not return to work after Monday, did he. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Now look at this purse, and look particular at these two foreign pieces, is that the sort of purse your mistress had. - A. It is, I know the purse, it had a hole in it, there is a hole in the purse exactly in the same place; I had seen the hole before, it is drawn up with a piece of black silk.</p>
<p>Q. It is so now. - A. No, that is burst out, the hole is in the same place.</p>
<p>Q. Now look at these two foreign pieces, do you believe these to be the same two foreign pieces that were in the purse. - A. Yes, as near as I can tell. One has an eagle on it, and the other has a hole in it.</p>
<p>Q. And that now has a hole in it. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You have no doubt that these are the pieces that were in your mistresses' purse. - A. I have no doubt at all.</p>
<p>Q. Now look at the watch, chain, key, and seal, has that seal the cipher of A. B. - A. It has.</p>
<p>Q. Is that such a chain as your mistress had. - A It is the same, I know it by the colour and the pattern.</p>
<p>Q. Had you particularly looked at the watch. - A. Yes, but I never opened it. I have lived in the family a great while, I have been in the habit of taking it from the pillow every morning; my mistress always put the watch under the pillow when she retired.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the handkerchief. - A. I know this to be the property of
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<p>Q. Was it in that room that morning. - A. Most likely in the drawer.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you open the pocket book in the presence of the prisoners. - A. Yes, they were looking at me. I had a five pound bill and a two pound bill, I put them safe in my pocket book, and I put my pocket book inside of the lining of my jacket, and my jacket I put under my head and went to bed; these women came to bed to me. I soon fell asleep.</p>
<p>Q. What, was you in liquor. - A. No, I had been drinking.</p>
<p>Q. You were a little in liquor. - A. I was a little in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. Being in liquor you fell asleep. - A. Yes. In the morning I awoke about four o'clock, I looked for the two women, they were both gone, and the jacket under my head was gone. I rose up in the bed, I found the jacket laying upon my feet, I looked in my pocket book, I found my money was gone all but sixpence and three halfpence; I stopped there till daylight to get a constable; he searched the place, but there was nothing there. I waited about the street for the purpose of taking them. About eleven o'clock they both came home together, I went into the house after them, I said good morning to them; they said they did not know me. I went up stairs after them, I asked them for my money, they denied it and said they had none; I staid in the room with them about five minutes, they both denied having any of my money. I came down to get a constable, I was no sooner down stairs but they were down stairs after me making their way up the street, I made them walk back to the watchhouse, and gave them to Mr. Hart the constable; he searched them in the watchhouse.</p>
<p>Q. Was you by yourself. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether he found any thing upon them. - A. He said not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever meet with your bills or notes afterwards. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. You could not find out where either of them changed this five pound note. - A. No, they bought new gowns and new pattens.</p>
<p>Q. You did not see them buy it. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Were the prisoners sober. - A. Yes, when I saw them.</p>
<p>Q. You had some liquor with them. - A. We had a pot of porter together before we went home.</p>
<p>Q. You tell us that they left you in the night, what had you one of one side of you and one of the other. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What, did not you perceive them get out of bed. - A. I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a very large bed. - A. Not very large, it was big enough for three to lie in.</p>
<p>Q. Who went out first you do not know. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Nor whether they went out separate you do not know. - A. No, they both came home together.</p>
<p>Ellison's Defence. I know nothing of the man's money; when he met with us he said he had only a few shillings, which he laid out, and if we would let him sleep with us he would pay us the next day when he got his money.</p>
<p>Barker's Defence. He said that he had not above two or three shillings, and that he was going to lay out, he was going to get some money the next day; we never saw any thing of his money, he lost his money before we saw him, he said he had been to the play.</p>
<p>Q. (to prosecutor) What time did you go to the play. - A. At eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the place that you went to the play. - A. Upon my life I cannot speak the name of the street, somewhere in Whitechapel.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it was a play. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been drinking before you went to the play. - A. No, I had beer at the play, it goes round.</p>
<p>Q. What play did you see. - A. I cannot say, there was a song singing.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know who they rent the room of. - A. Yes,
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know whether Rodrigues lodged there at that time. - A. Yes, he lodged there.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember on the 19th of November last seeing the prisoner at the bar, look at him. - A. Yes, I was coming out in the morning to go to Blackwall; I came back again about eleven o'clock in the day, I saw the prisoner at the bar close by Mr. Fonsck's door; I came inside of the door, I did not say any thing at all to the prisoner, I came out again to buy some tobacco, and when I came back, just outside of the door, I saw the prisoner at the bar with the hammoc on his shoulder; I went inside of the door, I asked the people of the house who that hammoc belonged to, nobody answered me; I ran after the prisoner, the prisoner was running with the hammoc over his shoulder; when I came close to him, I asked him what business he had with that hammoc; says he what is that to you; so I brought the prisoner and the hammoc back to my lodgings.</p>
<p>Q. Was you by yourself. - A. No, me and another man, his name is Santo; I called to him to assist me, we brought him back, he was delivered to the officer.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen this hammoc in the house. - A. Yes, it was in the passage bundled up; it had been there five or six days.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>GUILTY, aged 22.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you recollect what time you went to bed on the 6th of November. - A. About eleven o'clock, I made the premises fast.</p>
<p>Q. After you were in bed, did you hear any thing in the night. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you get up in the morning. - A. I was called up about five o'clock in the morning to take in some potatoes from a farmer's cart; when I came down I had a light in my hand, I saw the carpet in the parlour ruffled about; I looked round and missed my great coat from off the bannisters of the stairs, I had left it there the night before. I saw the cupboard door open.</p>
<p>Q. Did you perceive where they had got in. - A. There was nothing broke, I got the smith to examine the locks; I perceived that he must have got in by taking the shutters down. I found it put in its place again.</p>
<p>Q. Could you see afterwards whether that shutter had been forced out of its place at all. - A. I cannot swear exactly to that.</p>
<p>Q. You cannot swear that the house was broken open at all. - A. I can swear that there was some property found on him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss any thing else. - A. Yes, there were silver spoons, and other things he took away, my wife can tell you.</p>
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<p>Q. What is your husband. - A. He
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<p>Q. Have you found any of these things since. - A. Only the umbrella.</p>
<p>Q. Did you in looking about the house see how any body could get in. - A. Not immediately.</p>
<p>Q. Was the door of the house broken open. - A. No, it was fastened up with iron bars, there is a passage with a door, where they take goods in to the manufactory; my husband found that door had been unbolted.</p>
<p>Q. How was that opened. - A. It was opened by his getting in at the front shutter, which a child might pull down.</p>
<p>Q. Then by pulling the front shutter down, he might get into the shop, immediately and without any breaking. - A. Yes, and into the parlour, because the door was only shut to; and they could let themselves out of the door; that door is bolted, and the door that they take the goods in from the street, The umbrella was found in his lodgings.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see it found. - A. No.</p>
<p>Prisoners Q. Will you swear that I broke into the house, or any where about the shutter. - A. No, I cannot; you know the shutters was unfastened very well, you have put them up often enough, and pulled them down.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. At the time I was taken out of my bed, I did not know what it was for, they took me and locked me up at Hatton Garden office; my wife came up to me and said that the officer had come down and searched the house, he had taken away some duplicates and an umbrella; I asked her what umbrella, she said it was one that she had bought a week before; I was not at home then, she said that she bought it in Fleet market, and a bonnet. I said I suppose you have a witness of it, she said yes; the woman is here who saw my wife buy the umbrella and a bonnet. I have worked for that master three times; if he can give me a bad character let him speak.</p>
<p>Court. Then if you call your witness, you will take care, if that witness is not believed you will be dealt with the greatest severity of the law.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember at any time his wife buying an umbrella. - A. Yes, two days after
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<p>Q. Look at that. - A. I cannot swear to the umbrella, there is so many alike; I only had it in my hand when it was bought; it had a hook stick, and that has a hook stick.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you expect her going away. - A. Not in the least; we missed nothing that night. On the next day we missed a child's frock and other articles; I found out where she lodged on the eleventh: when I entered the room, the first thing that I saw was the bed curtains, they were tied round the bed with string; I found a pair of sheets on the bed, and knives and forks that I know to be my own. She told the constable they were my property.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18061203-21-person251" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> returned, said she could pass it only for sixpence. She returned me the ten penny piece, I put it in my pocket, I pulled out my bills and notes from my left hand pocket, to the amount of one hundred and thirty pounds. I sent her with a one pound note to procure what she liked to drink, she brought gin, and returned me part of the change, I imagine she kept about three shillings and six pence, in copper; they prevailed upon me for more money to get something to eat.</p>
<p>Q. Did you give them any. - A. Yes, she brought in some coals, some beer, ham and beef; it was getting late at this time; I fell asleep.</p>
<p>Q. Did you pertake of the beer, ham, and the gin. - A. Some part of it, there were two pots of porter, they advised me to lye myself down a bit; I did, I undressed myself, and laid my property in my breeches
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<p>Q. Were you at all in liquor. - A. Not far, I was rather elevated; I fell asleep, and awoke some time in the morning, and found
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<interp inst="t18061203-21-person252" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> gone, they had both been in bed with me; I asked the prisoner where Clarke was, she answered with a kind of surprize that she was surprised she should leave her in so clandestine a manner, and being so wicked; she said she would assist me when it was daylight to find her.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what time it was. - A. I asked the prisoner, she said it was about four o'clock. I searched for my property, my breeches I found on the floor, and all the money was gone but two shillings and sixpence.</p>
<p>Q. The bank notes and the money was all gone. A. Yes, and the bank token too. When daylight appeared I went down stairs and went to Mr. Wyegate, a constable, I went to the prisoner's apartment with him, where I gave charge of her.</p>
<p>Q. What reason had you to charge her. - A. The purse was found in her possession, some silver and some copper, and the tenpenny Irish bank token. There is one bank note come to the bank, I have not been able to trace it to Clarke.</p>
<p>Q. You have not been able to trace at all any of those bank notes or bills of exchange. - A. They are not come due yet, I have traced none of them any further than this ten pound note has come to the bank.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mr. Davis gave me the tenpenny piece as a curiosity when the change was brought for the one pound note.</p>
<p>Court. (to prosecutor) The question is whether you do not recollect giving her the tenpenny piece as a curiosity. - A. No, at the time I went to bed the tenpenny piece was in my pocket.</p>
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<p>(The token produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. This gentleman slept between us both at his own request.
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the robbery yourself. - A. I took it from him. When I came in I found the prisoner looking over some waistcoats, they told me that he had been in the shop about three quarters of an hour, they could not sell him any thing, nor would he go away, and they thought he had got something under his great coat, they were afraid to attack him. I then went from my own side of the counter to the side he was on, I told him I wanted to look under his great coat, he refused letting me, but with some trouble I got his coat of one side; I found a waistcoat and a pair of new shoes under his great coat, the waistcoat belonged to me, the shoes did not.</p>
<p>Q. How do you mean that he refused you. - A. I went to pull his coat of one side, he said to me, what you want; he spoke English to me tolerably well then.</p>
<p>Q. That is the waistcoat that you have got in your hand. - A. Yes, it is mine, it has my writing on the lining.</p>
<p>Q. Is any of your people here. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Then they might have sold it for what you know. - A. It did not appear so.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>- SIMES. I am a publican, I live at the Blue Anchor, Wormwood street. On the 19th of November a young man called me out of the bar to the door, he said he suspected that some person was going to rob Mr. Lack. When I went to the door the prisoner at the bar was in the middle of the road with a piece of cloth under his arm, he immediately went up to Mr. Lack's window and pulled out another piece. When he had done that he went into the middle of the road. One person out of the two that were waiting on the other side of the road, came to take the cloth from him, as I suppose; they immediately ran when they saw me coming after them; I pursued the prisoner, the others took a different direction, and I stopped him at Little Moorfields. I gave him in charge to the constable.</p>
<p>Q. What became of the cloth. - A. He threw it down immediately he saw me coming after him.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the prisoner is the person who took the cloth out of the window. - A. I am certain, I can take my oath of it, I never lost sight of him.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>A. You had never seen the prisoner before the night the robbery was committed. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. There was a great many people about the place. - A. There was no more persons than I have mentioned.</p>
<p>Q. Was it dark or light. - A. Just about dusk. I was not above ten yards from him, I never lost sight
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<p>Q. You are taller than he. - A. Yes, I could see over his head.</p>
<p>Q. You could not see his features, I could not, I was behind him.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean to swear that you never lost sight of him. - A. I have sworn it.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you pursue him as well. - A. Yes, he was taken.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it is the same man. - A. Yes, I am sure it is the same man that drawed the cloth out of the window and dropped it.</p>
<p>Q. Who picked up the cloth. - A. The gentleman that belonged to it.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>Q. Do you carry on the business for yourself or have you any partners. - A. For myself. I have no partners.</p>
<p>Court. How was it gone out of your shop. - A. From the window; the pane of glass was cut out as clean as a glazier could do it; there was a larger piece of cloth lying there, which they could not pull through, they had pushed that down, and this smaller piece they had pulled through.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, and called no witnesses to character.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gleed.</p>
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<p>Q. How far might you be from the door. - A. Perhaps about ten yards.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What kind of bacon was it, how large a piece. A. It was upwards of eight pounds, I am sure the prisoner is the woman that took it.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What did he say to this. - A. He begged for mercy, and hoped my master would forgive him.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Knapp.</p>
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<p>Q. Was Mr.
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<p>Q. Tell us the nature of your business - A. The men put the bread on the counter, whoever is behind the counter; me, my daughter, or my wife, we count the bread and write it down on the slate, exactly as we give them; the slate is cleaned every morning, and every morning a fresh account, there is a grove cut in the slate for each journeyman with their names to it. Then he takes them out and delivers them to the customers; after he has counted them over and put them in the basket, and he says all his right.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know of any bread being put down for Mr. Barret on that day. - A. There was no bread put down to Mr. Barret on that day.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether there was any bread delivered by the prisoner to Mr. Barret, on that day. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Have you got your books here. - A. Yes, my daughter keeps the books.</p>
<p>Court. Q. You only enter upon your slate the number of each accompt of loaves that are delivered to your journeymen, the whole quantity delivered to each man, then he is to account for each loaf; when he comes back the loaves are called over, and put down in the bread book, and the slate, and the books are examined and called over to see if they tally. - A. Yes, which we did on that day.</p>
<p>MISS BATH. Examined by Mr. Knapp. Q. Is that the book which you keep, and is that your hand writing - A. This is the book for the cash.</p>
<p>Q. You take all accounts from the prisoner, does there appear upon that book any entry of a loaf sold to Mr. Barret on the 27th of October. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Would it have been the duty of the prisoner to have given you that account on the 27th of October; and should you have wrote it, if it had been so. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney.</p>
<p>Q. Did you receive all the account from the prisoner of all the bread that was taken out on the 27th of October. - A. Yes, all that was on the slate, it is my general practice.</p>
<p>Q. Dismiss from your mind what your general practice is, and refer to what you did on the 27th. In the first place let me look at that hand writing, on that day; at what time did you receive the account from the prisoner. - A. I did not receive the account from him on the Monday, he had gone out and got tipsy; on Tuesday morning he gave it me.</p>
<p>Q. The prisoner has the misfortune, I believe, not to be able to read nor write. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. And the account that he gave you therefore of course must be from his own memory. - A. Yes; I am very particular in taking them.</p>
<p>Q. He being tipsy on the Monday, he gave you the account on the morning after the delivery; in the book it appears that he has received payment for about ten or eleven loaves; there appears to be about thirty-one; delivered when he gives you the account, you call over the names, he says I gave three to one person, two to another, and one to such a one, and so all down the list as the names are called over; he tells you the number of loaves to each person, and then he states from what person he received money. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. He gave you the account on Tuesday when he was sober. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was he a very correct man. - A. Yes, or else we should have suspected him before.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect, independent of the cash book, whether on the 27th he ever said to you of having delivered a loaf to Mr. Barret. - A. I know he never did.</p>
<p>Court On Tuesday his account of the loaves delivered on the Monday appeared correct, what he had accounted of, having disposed of to different customers. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. To those who had paid him, and to those who had them on account. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And this account agreed with the slate. - A. Yes, exactly.</p>
<p>Q. Did you call over the name of Barret. - A. Yes, he answered, none.</p>
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<p>Q. Is Mr. Bath your baker. - A. He is; the prisoner was his journeyman. On the 27th of October, between ten and eleven o'clock, the prisoner brought me a new loaf; I told him I wanted a stale
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180612030024"/> one, he went back and returned in a little time, and brought me a stale loaf, for which I paid him one shilling, one penny, one farthing; two days afterwards I was desired to tell whether I had a loaf or not.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney.</p>
<p>Q. From the time that you have known the prisoner, what is your opinion of him. - A. He never tried to play any tricks with me at all; I had a very high opinion of him.</p>
<p>Court. (to Miss Bath) All the loaves that were delivered out on the 27th he accounted for on the 28th. - A. Yes, every one of them.</p>
<p>Q. (to Mr. Bath) Do you know of any customers of yours charged with a loaf more than they ought to be. - A. I know of an hundred.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. On that day. - A. I do not know that here was.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley.</p>
<p>Q. He brought you a ticket of ten sacks, and you thought you had ten; you have told us that they removed a sack from the bulk, that you did not observe to be done by the prisoner, there was another man with him. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And they drove off with the sack in the cart. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. This was in the Borough. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean to say that this tenth sack was never out of the cart. - A. It never was.</p>
<p>Court. You never saw the cart go towards London bridge. - A. No.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I saw the cloth lay on the ground, I was going to put it on the horse, he came up and said I was going to steal it.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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