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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180705130001"/> 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 13th of MAY, 1807, and following Days,
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<p>PRINTED AND PUBLISHED By Authority of the CORPORATION of the CITY LONDON, By R. BUTTERS, 22, Fetter-lane, Fleet-street.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180705130002"/> 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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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18070513-1-defend52 t18070513-1-deflabel6"/>; I took her in out of good nature on the Sunday morning, she was destitute standing at the door; I asked her what was the matter, she told me that the person in the next room had turned her out, she was then standing in the passage by the street door; I told her to come up and have some breakfast, and she was with me till the Tuesday.</p>
<p>Q. Had you known her before. - A. I knew that she lodged in the house with this person. On Tuesday she got up between five and six o'clock in the morning and went out; I was in bed, I saw her go out of the door; she took all my clothes, she left me in bed with nothing but my shift on; I had nothing left to put on, neither shoes nor stockings; I got up and endeavoured to pursue her; she got away, being an early hour, there was no body about to stop her; I sent a person to Mr. Harrison, a pawnbroker, to know if any of the things were there; they said they were not; they were afterwards found there. Last Friday I heard the prisoner was at the election at Covent Garden; I asked her what she had done with my things; she said some she had pawned at Mr. Harrison's, some she had sold, and the others she had wore out. I lost my things on the 20th of August, and I never saw the prisoner from that time till last Friday.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence, nor called any witnesses to character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you recollect whether there was any epaulets on the coat. - A. There was one epaulet on the coat, and one wrapped up in a silk handkerchief; I locked them up in the trunk as usual. The
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<p>Q. Have you seen any of these things since. - A. I have seen the small clothes, but not the epaulets.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am quite innocent of the charge; I cannot tell how the ticket came into my room. There is many men in the regiment come into my room and I tie them; it was found in a hole sticking in the wall.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. On what day of the month. - A. I cannot say. When the prisoner came we had some tea; after that the
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<p>Q. Did you look to see if there were any clothes missing. - A. No, my mistress came down and missed them.</p>
<p>Q. (to prosecutrix) Do you recollect what things you gave to the girl to wash. - A. All the articles mentioned in the indictment, and when I came down stairs into the kitchen I missed them; my husband went to Mr.
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am very sorry for what I did; I have had no advantage from them.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 57.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner. - A. No. On the 5th of May last I had seen the articles at four o'clock in the afternoon; I lost them between four and five.</p>
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<p>MR. COTTON. I am a pawnbroker. The prisoner on the 6th of May pledged a bed gown with me; I lent her eighteen pence upon it.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I bought the shawl of a man in a soldier's coat, and the bed gown of a woman in the Change, Petticoat-lane. I pledged them to buy a gown with; Mr. Cotton's man came to me and said they were stole. The prosecutor took that gentleman to shew him the foot-marks of a man that went in the room, and she said there was a man seen to go out of her house with blue pantaloons.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was that left shut. - A. Yes, I left it shut between six and seven o'clock; there were three pair of trace chains for cart horses, they were put in a sack, it stood against the dung hole window; the mouth of the sack was tied, and three ropes he had put loose on the dunghill, with his hat full of horse hair.</p>
<p>Q. Where had these things been. - A. We always hang the harness up in the stable; he had cut the back band straps and took the chains out of them, and he had got the dung fork in his hand to try to wrench the bin open; when I went up to the dung hole window I found him in the stable. I called my follow servant back; then he got up into the loft.</p>
<p>Q. Had the man been about the parish. - A. Yes; he at a time had worked for Mr. Boram; he got out of the loft into the barn; we took him in the barn.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say for himself. - A. He said he did it in distress.</p>
<p>Q. Is this stable or loft part of the house. - A. No, the stable is one side and the house is of the other; they all join. He got in at the loft.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-5-person94" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> called me up; I got up and loaded my piece; I went into the barn, I said, my friends, whether you be one or two, if I see you I will shoot you; the prisoner at the bar said here I be, set a ladder and I will come down; he was without a coat and hat, I took him in the stable, I asked him how he could think of breaking the place open and cutting the leather to pieces; I asked him why he did not go to
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am not guilty of the charge; I was just come up from Colchester; I went out of the road to get a place to lay down; the stable window was open; I went in to lie down; there was a man came in, he made an alarm; as soon as the alarm was given, another man came in, he said d - n him, shoot him; it frightened me, I went up into the loft.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What did the other people do. - A. They ran away. The prisoner was searched, and nothing was found upon him.</p>
<p>Q. Young man, this is a serious case, I wish you to be clear in your recollection - are you sure the prisoner at the bar is the person who snatched the watch out of your pocket. - A Yes, it was a silver watch.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any other people by in the court. - A. There were other people in the court, but nobody nigh.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who went with you to the watch-house. - A. Only the watchman. In the mean time I was holding him, there was a person that wanted to rescue him; he went to the watchhouse; I held up my arm; and when the watchman came he ran away.</p>
<p>Q. You never recovered your watch. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be in this court at eleven o'clock at night. - A. I was coming home from Mr. Simpson's, a public house that I use.</p>
<p>Q. Is the watchman here. - A. No.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Was not you kept in the watchhouse that night. - A. I was.</p>
<p>Q. You were taken in custody to Marlborough-street. - A. Yes, the person that came to rescue the prisoner, he gave charge of me.</p>
<p>Court. I understood you to say when you held up your arm to him he ran away. - A. Yes; he came up to the watchhouse, and said I insulted him; then he gave charge of me.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. What sort of a court is this, are there any improper houses there. - A. Perhaps there might.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see or meet with any girls in that court. A. There was a girl standing with two men.</p>
<p>Q. Was there no girl standing with you. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Am I to understand that you had no conversation with any girl in that court. - A. I did speak to a woman, I asked her how she did.</p>
<p>Q. Was not you intoxicated. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Now let me ask you, did not you speak to this woman on purpose to accompany her home. - A. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going home about my business; this man said I had robbed him of his watch; he had been talking with two bad girls; he had no hat on, and his breeches were unbuttoned.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second count for like offence, only stating it to be a building generally.</p>
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<p>Q. Where was the lead cut from. - A. From the kitchen flat at the top.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When you took me in custody did you see me with any lead, or in company with any body nigh me. - A. I saw you at the top of the kitchen, and your partner was receiving it from you.</p>
<p>Prisoner. That was no reason though I was upon the top of the wall that I should take the lead.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. Please you, my lord, when he saw me come from the wall, as he says, he took me immediately to the gentleman's house, he rang the bell, the gentleman came down, he asked the gentleman whether he had lost any property; the gentleman looked about, and said he had lost nothing; he took me to the watchhouse, and while I was in the watchhouse a watchman came to me, and said why did not you take the lead away; then I said I had no lead; they found the lead on the dunghill after my being in the watch-house all night.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justise Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. That was taken at another time, we must not hear that, only what was taken at one time.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. On the 18th of March last did you lose any thing. A. Yes, I lost all the articles mentioned in the indictment from my house; the prisoner was my
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>- I keep the Blue Anchor public house, George-street, Foster-lane. I was standing at my own door, I saw the woman take the two pots off the strap; she crossed the street, I met her, and took the pots away.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am very sorry.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>MR. DENNIS. On Saturday the 10th of May I was standing at my door, the corner of the mews where the duke keeps his carriage; the prisoner at the bar came past with a bundle under his arm; I had a glimpse of the crest on the button of the great coat; he was going as fast as he could; I suffered him to go forty or fifty yards, and then I pursued him; I caught him by the right hand and seized the coat with the left; I asked him where he had got this coat, he said he did not know; my reply was, that I thought I could take him
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I picked the coat up by the coach house door.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Knapp.</p>
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<p>Q. Had you for a long time before suspected that you had lost a great deal of property. - A. I missed more than a thousand pound in one year; in consequence of that I employed five or six to watch, and my apprentice in particular.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of what he informed you, did you get to the fact that the prisoner had robbed you. - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Was the property afterwards produced to you. - A. Most assuredly it was.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-12-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> Q. You are an apprentice to the prosecutor. - A. Yes. On the 15th of April, about ten minutes past seven in the morning, I was at the corner of Hill-street, Finsbury-square; I saw the prisoner come out of the manufactory with a piece of floor cloth upon his shoulder; I followed him, I see him go into Mr. Benson's, a chandler's shop in Gee-street, with the floor cloth. I waited till he came out again.</p>
<p>Q. Did he come out with any thing. - A. No. I went immediately to my master, and gave information of what I had seen.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Walford. How do you know that what you saw the prisoner carry was floor cloth. - A. I had seen it before in the factory.</p>
<p>MRS. BENSON. - Mr. Knapp. Do you know the prisoner. - A. I do; he came to me, I believe it was the 14th or 15th of April, about eight o'clock in the morning, he came to me with a floor cloth; I purchased it of Stokes, I paid him thirty shillings for it.</p>
<p>Q. Was that the piece of floor cloth that was taken by the officer. - A. I believe it is; it was sold to Mrs. Fletcher.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Walford. You bargained with the prisoner's wife for the floor cloth. - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to purchase it of him. - A. The first time I knew the prisoner, I wanted a carpet painted; Mrs Fisher recommended him to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-12-person136" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . - Mr. Knapp. How old are you. - A. Eleven.</p>
<p>Q. Have you learned your catechism. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Is it a good thing or a bad thing to tell a lie. - A. A bad thing.</p>
<p>Q. Where do people go to that tell a lie. - A. To Hell.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember purchasing any floor cloth of Mrs. Benton. - A. Yes, and the officer took it away.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Walford. How came it about, you are so very little a girl, how came you to buy some floor cloth, do you know how it happened. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was your mother by at the time. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And you bought it by her directions did not you. A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Did you buy it or your mother. - A. Me sir.</p>
<p>Q. Who paid for it. - A. It was not paid for, it was left for my mother to look at.</p>
<p>Q. Who agreed with Mrs. Benson. - A. My mother.</p>
<p>Q. Were you present. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was the piece of floor cloth that was left by Benson, the same piece of floor cloth that was taken away by Vickrey. - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had drank a glass or two of liquor more than did me good, and parting with my friends I went to get some more; she was a long while serving me; I said Betsy if you do not serve me I will take this spoon. I took it up and thought no more about it.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know when they were taken. - A. They were pawned one on the 7th, one on the 8th, and the other on the 4th.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. I can swear to the spoon.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I took them and pledged them with an intention of replacing them on the Saturday.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you afterwards see any of your goods. - A. There has none been found.</p>
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<p>Q. You learned the next morning that they had been robbed. - A. Yes; I informed the prosecutors in the course of the day; I described who the prisoner was.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. There is no charge against the man for stealing bank notes. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. You searched the man's house, you found nothing in it that would open a door. - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Upon going into the warehouse did you perceive any thing, could you perceive that any thing had been taken away. - A. It was a snowy morning, I observed some footsteps of men in the warehouse, and part of the way up stairs, there was some flakes of snow on the floor; on seeing them footsteps I had some idea the depredators were up stairs, I went up stairs in hopes of taking them, I found no one there; we missed the goods in question; the woollen cloth was taken from the top of the warehouse, and the linen from the two pair of stairs. I had seen the goods a short time before.</p>
<p>Q. What was the value of these goods. - A. About forty pound altogether.</p>
<p>Q. (to Barton) Look at these bags, are they the same sort of bags. - A. They are, I believe them to be the same.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. There are many hundreds have bags the same as that. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent of the affair.</p>
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<p>Q. How long have you known the man at the bar. - A. I have worked for him this three or four years; I make shoes for him.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember meeting him any morning before he was taken up. - A. I did, in Lime-street, I think it was on the 8th or 7th of April, I cannot say which, it was on a Tuesday or a Wednesday.</p>
<p>Q. That will make all the difference. - A. It was Wednesday, the 8th day of the month of April, I met him in Lime-street, rather nearer six than seven, about a quarter after six as near as I can guess; I saw the prisoner have a load upon his knot, he took it off and put it in a Hackney coach, and a gentleman in a light coat and a pair of boots gave him a shilling, and asked him whether that would satisfy him; the prisoner said to me he wanted a word with me, I stopped, he said, now I want a pair of good strong shoes; we went to the nearest public house, we had a glass of liquor, I measured him for a pair of shoes, and that
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<p>Q. You are sure that all you say is very correct, when did you hear that he was taken up. - A. I never heard that he was taken up till last Sunday was a week, when I carried the shoes home.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to recollect that it was the 8th of April. - A. Because it was my birth-day.</p>
<p>Court. Are you sure it was the 8th of April. - A. Yes, sir, I be.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any body give him a shilling. - A. Yes, a gentleman in a light coloured great coat, a dark coloured waistcoat, and a pair of boots; he asked him if he was satisfied; he had an umbrella in his hand, being a coarse morning; there was another person by his side, he looked like a labouring man.</p>
<p>Q. Did he appear to be in the gentleman's company. - A. They were both by the coach, I cannot tell whether they were in company or no.</p>
<p>Q. When were you applied to to give an account of this. - A. Not before this morning.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to know this was the 8th day of April. - A. Because it was my birth-day.</p>
<p>Q. I want to know how you came to know, it was material for you to prove, that the day on which you saw him was the 8th of April - are you quite sure he was not in prison on the 8th of April. - A. I am positive he was not, except it was late at night.</p>
<p>Cartwright. The prisoner was apprehended on Friday the 3d of April; the trial was put off last session; Wednesday the 8th of April was the first day of the session. On the Saturday before the session he was committed to the Compter, and he was there on the Wednesday following.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Who are your partners. - A.
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What was the length of the piece. - A. Twenty eight yards; there were eleven pieces of goods that lay on the side counter, they had been in the house about a quarter of an hour. About four o'clock in the afternoon, the prisoner
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<p>Q. Are you quite certain that the was one of the persons that was in your shop. - A. I cannot say, the young man speaks to her; I believe her to be one of them.</p>
<p>Q. How long did the prisoner Jones stay in your shop. - A. From ten minutes to a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Have you more than one counter to your shop. - A. Yes, we have a small side counter, these goods were laving on the side counter, I was at the other.</p>
<p>Q. Was she at that counter. - A. No, during the time they were in the shop, the young man who was serving them he left them, he had occasion to go to the further end of the shop; one of them went close to where the goods were, I cannot say whether it was Jones or the other woman.</p>
<p>Q. When the callico was produced by the officer, did you know it to be yours. - A. Yes, I knew it to be mine when I saw it at the end of the alley; I am confident of it; there was nobody serving in the shop but me and Armstrong.</p>
<p>Q. There were three ladies in the shop. - A. Yes, they were not near the pieces.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of this print. - A. We valued it at thirty-nine shillings, it cost rather more</p>
<p>- ARMSTRONG. Q. You are servant to these gentlemen. - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the persons of either of the prisoners. - A. I do, I saw Jones on Thursday the 23rd of April, between four and five in the afternoon; she came into the shop, she had a child in her arms; when they came in I was behind the counter doing of nothing.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any ladies in the shop. - A. There were several, my master was serving them. The prisoner Jones asked me to look at a piece of dimity. I shewed them several, none of which pleased them; they asked to look at another piece, I went to the further end of the shop, I shewed them another piece, they bought it immediately; it was a yard, I took sixteen pence of them.</p>
<p>Q. Who paid for it. - A. Jones; when they bought it they went out immediately. In about ten minutes or a quarter of an hour after, from information, my master went out and pursued them; I saw Sharp brought back by the officer; Jones was taken in custody the same afternoon.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen this callico in the shop at the time these women came in. - A. Yes, they were all laying on the side counter, about three yards from the main counter.</p>
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<p>Q. What became of Jones. - A. I took Sharp to the Compter, she gave me information; Shepherd and I went and took Jones about an hour afterwards in Rose-lane; I told her what I took her for; I took her to Mr. Gray's shop, and the shopman said that was one of the women that were in the shop, and had seen her in the shop before.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>Sharp's Defence. As I went up Rose-alley I saw the print lay, I saw no one near it, neither man not woman; when I got to the top of Rose-alley, that gentleman tapped me on the shoulder, and asked me what I had got, I shewed it him, he said he would take me where it belonged to; he took me into the gentleman's shop, they gave charge of me; as for this woman I never saw her before I saw her in the Poultry compter.</p>
<p>Sharp called two witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>MR. BISHOP. I am a bricklayer, I live at 42, Great Coram-street. On the 1st of May, between the hours of twelve and one at noon, I saw the prisoner go into the prosecutor's house; I could not swear whether it was No. 36 or 37, I am sure it was one; I saw him come out with something under his coat; I took hold of the prisoner, and took him home to my house; I told my wife to go and ask this person whether they had lost any thing, the woman came over and said they had lost a gown.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified).</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second count for that he being in the said dwelling house did steal the same things, and that he afterwards burglariously did break to get out of the same.</p>
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<p>Q. This house was under repair at the time. - A. Yes. I had one of my servants to sleep in the house, and a considerable quantity of my furniture was there.</p>
<p>Q. Was it dark - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. Where did you go from. - A. From No. 21, Church-street, to No. 32, Frith-street. I went on the 28th of April; I had fastened the doors before the robbery, and the windows; the house was all fastened. I left the house at half past seven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Was it dark. - A. It was not dark when I left it, between eight and nine o'clock. There was an alarm at 21, Church-street that a man had broke into the house in Frith-street. When I went the door was not locked, there was a lead pipe, a stink trap, and a copper was taken down from the kitchen. I had seen them before.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Do you live with the prosecutor as a servant. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When you found the place open the lamps were lighted. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When you fastened the house the lamps were not lit. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Were you examined before the magistrate. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect when you was before the magistrate saying you were not positive that you fastened all the doors of the house. - A. I was always quite positive. I fastened the doors, and I found them open.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it dark or light. - A. It was rather dark.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light enough to see the face of a man. - A. I could not see the face of a man. Being at my window I saw a man knock at Mr. Williams' door; after the man had knocked he crossed over opposite of my window; I could not swear to the man, he was about the height of the prisoner. About ten minutes afterwards I come down and stood at my door; I then saw two men at Mr. Williams' door, one with his face towards the lock, as if he was doing something to it with his hands, and the other with his back towards the door, with a view of watching any thing that might occur. When the man with his back towards the door saw me, he touched the other man, meaning as I suppose that he saw me. I then went into the shop and told Mr. Wilkins, my husband; on our return they were gone. I kept watching, and about a quarter of an hour more,
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. When you saw the person crossing the street you say you could not distinctly see his features. - A. No, I was at my dining room window.</p>
<p>Q. Had you met a man in the street you could have seen his features distinctly. - A. To be sure I could.</p>
<p>- MOODY. I live opposite Mr. Williams' house in Frith-street. On the 28th of April, between eight and nine o'clock, I came to the street door, there was an alarm of thieves at No. 32, I saw a man climb-over from the inside of the railing at Mr. Williams' door, I immediately made my way for him, but was too late to pursue him; he went off. On looking down the area I distinctly saw another man. I took him as he was scaling the iron railings.</p>
<p>Q. Who is he. - A. The prisoner now in question. I secured him fast, my master was in the house at the time; I called out to him, and Mr. Williams came down to my assistance.</p>
<p>Q. You do not mean that the prisoner was attempting to get away. - A. Yes, I do; he, the prisoner, was pulling me from one side of the street to the other, struggling to get away; we brought him to No. 32, and from thence took him to the watchhouse.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-21-person222" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are the husband of the lady that has been examined. - A. Yes. At the time the prisoner was detected, I was at the upper part of the house with the witness Medlam, Mrs. Wilkins, and Mrs. Williams the prosecutor's wife; we searched the upper part of the house on suspicion of some persons being there, when I heard the cry of thieves in the street, and my own name being called by Moody, I ran to his assistance; I saw the prisoner endeavouring to get away from him, I assisted in securing him. I saw no violence on the door; they must have got in by false keys, or picking the lock.</p>
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<p>- CRAYDEN On Tuesday the 28th of April the prisoner was in custody. When I went into the house my brother officer searched him in my presence, we found upon him a common latch key; after we had put him in the watchhouse, we returned to No. 32, Frith-street. In the area I found this iron crow.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I know nothing of the transaction whatever. I was walking along with my hands in my pockets, I was never near the house no more than passing it.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What countryman is he. - A. He says that he was born in London, but that he has spent most of his time in Ireland. On the 4th of May last he was at work at my shop; about three o'clock a friend called upon me, he agreed to stop to dine with me; in the interim before dinner I was shewing him several watches, and among the rest was the gold repeater; that was the last I shewed him.</p>
<p>Q. You replaced it I suppose. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a valuable watch. - A. Yes, it stands me in upwards of twenty pounds. A short time after I had gone in to dinner with my friend in a back room. I had left the prisoner in the shop; in about twenty minutes or half an hour after that, my servant called me and told me that the prisoner at the bar had run away; I could not believe it at first till they told me he had taken his hat.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go out to your shop immediately. - A. Yes, and I immediately missed this gold repeater, and a common silver watch.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see the silver watch before. - A. In the course of an hour before.</p>
<p>Q. You are quite sure of that. - A. Perfectly so. After consulting a little with my friend we agreed to go to Bow-street. We got there at a time when there was no business done; there we determined to go to several pawnbrokers, and leave the names and the numbers of the watches; one of the pawnbrokers that I went to was Mr. Lee at the corner of Dean-street in Holborn; when I enquired of him whether any of these watches had been offered to him, yes, he said, the silver watch.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-22-person229" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker at the corner of Dean-street in Holborn. On the 4th of May, about four or five o'clock in the afternoon, the prisoner came and pledged a silver watch with me (I am quite certain of his person) for one pound fifteen. A short time after I had taken it in Mr. Duncan called, I shewed him the watch, he said it was his immediately. On the 8th of May, a person of the name of Southgate came to redeem the watch; I asked him how he came in possession of the ticket, as Mr. Duncan had ordered me to stop any person; he told me the person that gave him the ticket was at his house in Tabernacle-square; I took Southgate to Hatton Garden office, from there I went with Southgate and Stanton the officer, and we took the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-22-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Do you know the prisonor at the bar. - A. By sight, I never saw him in my life before last Friday, between twelve and one o'clock on the 8th of May, he came into my house, he said he was very aukward, not having a watch in his pocket, he said he had one in Holborn, and if he could get any body to go for it, he would satisfy them for it.</p>
<p>Q. He asked you to go for it did he. - A. Yes, he was then at my house; he gave me the ticket, a one pound note, half a guinea, and a seven shilling piece to redeem it; I went to the gentleman, I laid the ticket on the desk, I asked for the watch</p>
<p>Q. You told Mr. Lee the man from whom you had the watch of. - A. Yes, and according to what I said they found it true.</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of a watch. - A. A gold repeater.</p>
<p>Q. Do you happen to know whether that is the wife of the last witness. - A. I never saw the man before this business; the woman was in the habit of coming to my shop. I interrogated her concerning the property; she told me it belonged to a captain of a ship, that he was a respectable inhabitant of this parish, meaning the parish in which I live; that he was a friend and regular visitor of one of the ladies in her house. I put the question more than once, whether he was a stranger, or a person she had seen more than once; to which she answered that she knew him well; she added that if she was not sure that all was perfectly right she would not have brought the watch. In consequence of that I gave her eight pounds.</p>
<p>Q. Of course you gave her a ticket. - A. Yes. On the following afternoon about four o'clock, Stanton the officer, and Mr. Duncan entered the shop; they produced the ticket; and on my shewing the watch, he claimed it as his property. Before I shewed the watch to Mr. Duncan he told me the name and the number; I looked and found it was so.</p>
<p>MRS. SOUTHGATE. Q. You are the wife of
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar. - A. Yes; I saw him last Wednesday was a week in the evening, he came into my house with a young woman that lodged in the house.</p>
<p>Q. I do not want to enquire into particulars about your house, do you remember his bringing the watch to your house. - A. Yes; last Thursday evening was a week he gave me a gold watch to pledge. I carried it to Mr. Walker.</p>
<p>Q. You pawned it for eight pounds. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And you told Mr.
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<p>Q. You got a ticket for the watch. - A. Yes, and I gave it to the prisoner at the bar.</p>
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<p>Q. You remember apprehending the prisoner. - A. Yes, on Friday the 8th. I searched him, I found a pocket book containing four one pound notes and three tickets; one ticket of a gold watch pledged for eight pounds at Mr. Walker's Tabernacle-walk. In consequence of that I went to Mr. Duncan's.</p>
<p>Q. And you went with Mr. Duncan to Mr. Walker's, and there you saw the watch. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Duncan gave the name and the number of the watch before he saw it, and when he saw it he claimed it. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Duncan, look first at the gold watch and then at the silver watch, they are both your property. A. They are.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. My lord, I am guilty; I have nothing to say any more than I must leave my case to you and the gentlemen of the jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>MRS. BARBER. Q. What do you know about this charge of the prisoner at the bar. - A. I saw the door broken down of Mrs. Wilkins's room, who broke it I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. You mean to say you saw it after it was broken down. - A. Yes, it was broken off the hinges, and I found Mrs. Wilkins's drawer also broke open; I missed the bed clothes from the bed.</p>
<p>Q. At what time of the day did you find it broke open. - A. About six o'clock in the evening on the 11th of April; it was supposed to be done before that. I went out on Monday the 6th of April at eight in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. When was the room broken open. - A. I do not know rightly.</p>
<p>Q. Then whether any body was in the house when the room was broke open, that you do not know. - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know whether the articles were taken at one time. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see any of them again. - A. Yes, I saw one of the gowns, it is worth about seven shillings, and a silk handkerchief.</p>
<p>MRS. DUNKLEY. I keep a broker's shop. On the 8th of April, the prisoner Brand offered two pillows, three sheets, and a gown, for sale; the other prisoner was with her. I told her I did not buy any thing in my shop.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-23-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I produce a chopper. This was found in Brand's drawer. As I was taking Hobbs to prison she told me that the gown was pledged, and she thought a great deal more property, in Wardour-street. In consequence I took the prosecutrix to the pawnbroker's; there was nothing more found than what is produced.</p>
<p>Brand left her defence to her counsel; called six witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
<p>Hobbs's Defence. I never was nigh the place at the time I was accused of it. The prisoner at the bar can clear me if she likes.</p>
<p>BRAND, GUILTY, aged 50.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Read the entry of the 23d of August, 1806. - A.
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<p>Q. Who were the subscribing witnesses. - A.
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<p>Q. Do you know the person of the prisoner. - A. No. I have a faint recollection of him, but not certain; to the best of my belief it was so.</p>
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<p>Q. Were you present at any time when she was married. - A. Yes, I saw her married to
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<p>Q. Look at the prisoner, is that the person. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was Ashmore, the other witness, present at the time. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen your daughter lately. - A. Yes, I saw her yesterday before she set off in the country; she would not be present here.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you know the prisoner before he married your daughter. - A. He paid his addresses to her for a long time, I believe more than a year. I kept my girl from him seven months, I believe, because she was so young.</p>
<p>Court. What age was she when she married him. A. Eighteen.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Did the prisoner state what line of life he was in. - A. He has been after many things. The money he has had of me is to the amount of two hundred pounds.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. I think you said he paid his addresses to your daughter for a twelvemonth; that was time enough for you to enquire his character. - A. It was not done by my consent.</p>
<p>Q. Do not you know that he has behaved well to your daughter. - A. He has not behaved well, but very ill.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The daughter that she said was in the country, is in the prison now.</p>
<p>Q. (to witness) Does your daughter live with him. A. She has been backwards and forwards to him.</p>
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<p>Signed -
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<p>Q. Have you any recollection of the person of the prisoner. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you believe he was the person that was married. - A. I believe he was; it was a person of the same size and genteel appearance. I believe he is the same man.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it the prisoner that was married to Miss Wilmot. - A. The very same.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. I find
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. Mrs. Parkinson has known my family for twenty years. In the year 1804, I became acquainted with her daughter, at which time I was a
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<p>Court. Do you assert that ever you have been deranged in your mind. - A. Yes, from a nervous complaint in my head. At this time twelvemonth I had a letter from Mrs. Parkinson; she there speaks highly of my character; and adds, that she would protect me for the honour I had done to her daughter in marrying her.</p>
<p>Court. I called on you for your defence.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mrs. Parkinson by a drunken habit swore her life against me.</p>
<p>Court. It is unbecoming you to throw any implication on Mrs. Parkinson's character. I want you to say something in your own defence.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The infamy of the mother has forced me to do what I have done; she has been infamous enough to take the duplicate of a watch from me; she swore her life against her daughter, and detained her in Tothill-fields. As for the two hundred pounds she said I had, every farthing was laid out in the repair of her mother's house, except forty pounds.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>And several other counts for like offence, laying it to be the property of other persons.</p>
<p>The case was stated by Mr. Knapp.</p>
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<p>Q. In consequence of some information that some lead was missing did you go to the place. - A. Yes, last Tuesday fortnight; I found the lead was gone. I took a piece of lead that remained on the building, and took it to the office, and matched it to the other piece; it fitted exactly.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of that - A. About ten shillings.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence, called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When did you first miss her. - A. I turned her out on the 4th of April on
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<interp inst="t18070513-26-person300" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a green grocer, I live in Essex-street, Kingsland Road. On the 8th of April I went to Barnet fair, I saw the prisoner with a mare, I asked him if it was to sell, he said yes; he asked eight pounds for it; I told him I would give him five pounds for it if he would give me five shillings back; I bought it for that money; he said the mare did not belong to him, he said his master was in the cow fair who it belonged to, and he had got two black cows and a poled white cow; he mentioned his name, out I cannot recollect it; I could not find his master in the cow fair. After I had paid the prisoner at a public house, at the door of that public house I put my little boy upon it; there were some people who knew the mare, they told me I had better get my money again, otherwise I should get into a hobble; I went into the public house, I told him I had a suspicion that it was a stolen horse, I told him he had better have the mare again, and to give me the money; he accordingly did give me all the money back again but two shillings and three pence, which he said he had spent in the public house.
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<p>Q. You were only put as a sort of clog to him. - A. Just so. Allen charged the prisoner before the magistrate with selling him a stolen horse; the prisoner said he did not steal it. He did not disown but that it was stolen.</p>
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<p>Q. (to prosecutor) You saw the mare at Hatton Garden, did you. - A. Yes, I was shewed her by Welsh; I swore to her; and here is the stamp that I stamped her in the hoof.</p>
<p>Q. You have no doubt but it was the same mare that was turned on the moor on the 4th of April. - A. I have no doubt at all.</p>
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<p>Q. When was Barnet fair. - A. On the 8th.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Graham.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What part of the house do you lodge in. - A. A bottom room.</p>
<p>Q. You knew this woman before. - A. Yes, as a neighbour, I never had any thing to say to her; she brought me a pair of pumps to mend once before, she lived next door to me. After I got out of my house I went to her house to seek her, she was not at home. On Tuesday morning I found her in bed about four o'clock, I went with an officer; she said she knew nothing about the watch. I am sure she took it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not you give me this watch on these terms, for to lay with you. - A. Me want a wife! I am seventy-five, bless my soul, no.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you come in my place and offer me two gowns of your wife's. - A. I did not, there never was such a word spoke.</p>
<p>Court. Well, do not be angry. - A. No, sir, I am not angry, but a man of seventy-five years of age, it makes me shudder.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen your watch since. - A. Yes, it is here.</p>
<p>MRS. CHANDLER. This young girl brought a watch to me on Sunday night the 3d of May, she asked me to put it by for her for a few minutes. When she came to my house she said it was her mother's.</p>
<p>Q. How far do you live off Mr. Archer's. - A. I cannot tell, I keep the Star and Garter, Whitechapel road. In ten or fifteen minutes she came for it again; it was a silver watch. When she brought it to me I said it was an old antique thing, and I put it in the drawer.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. He went to my friends and asked them to make it up, he would scorn to hurt a hair of my head; if they would give him the duplicate he would take any thing in part of payment; my friend gave him a crown piece.</p>
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<interp inst="t18070513-27-person315" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Please you my lord, the prosecutor was with me three times last week; he said to me provided I could get him his watch he would not trouble his head any further about it; with that I went down to the prisoner at the bar, the duplicate was brought to me; I told him it was out of the girl's power to get the watch out; now I said to him, I will give you part in payment now, and on Saturday I will give you the remainder; I gave him a crown piece; he said I am very happy to think it is all settled.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It is all a false thing.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justise Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner come into the shop. - A. Yes, I am sure of her person, there was a young man in the shop at the time, he is not here; the prisoner asked for a small pattern to make patch work. I shewed her several, and she at last fixed on one.</p>
<p>Q. What was the price of that. - A. Twenty pence a yard, she asked for half a yard, and half a yard she had for nine pence; two others came in at the time, and they asked for the same articles; she stopped there; I do not know whether they were in company together, I suspected them all three; and I did every thing in my power to prevent their stealing.</p>
<p>Q. Did they speak to each other as if they were known to each other. - A. There was nothing past. I cannot tell whether she knew them or not, they all went out of the shop together; the other woman bought a yard of another pattern; I did not miss any thing till the prisoner was brought back. From information I went out, I saw Ealand had hold of the woman, he lifted up her apron, and asked me if that was mine, I told him it was; it was a piece of printed calico that was under her apron; I knew it to be mine.</p>
<p>Q. Had she bargained for any thing of the sort. - A. No, I had not shewn it her.</p>
<p>Q. How many yards did this piece contain. - A. Twenty-four yards.</p>
<p>Q. How long before you saw this under her apron, had you seen this piece of calico in your shop. - A. It was upon the counter when she came into the shop.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose you did not see her take it or else you would have stopped her. - A. I did not see her take it.</p>
<p>Q. The other person who was in the shop is not here. - A. No, he was quite in a detached part of the shop, not where she was.</p>
<p>Q. How was this piece of calico in her apron. - A. She had a bundle in a silk handkerchief; with the pressure of her hands she kept it under her apron; when she was brought back into the shop, she immediately dropped the bundle in the silk handkerchief; somebody observed to her, you have dropped your bundle, she said it was not hers; she said the callico that I claimed she had received it of a young woman.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you actually see her come out of the shop. - A. I did, there was no little girl with her or near her; Mr. Hindel went to Mr. Allenby's, I held her till Mr. Allenby came, then I pulled her apron up, I said, does that cotton belong to you, he said he believed it did, he knew the pattern; Mr. Allenby and me brought her into his shop; the calico was given to the constable, and she was given in custody.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had occasion to go into Fleet-street, I wanted to buy a piece of cotton, I met a woman, she told me she was coming away from her husband and he was pursuing her; she gave me this callico at the corner of the wine vault door, she told me to follow her to Black Friar's bridge, she would meet me there, I was making a bit of patch work; I went into the shop to purchase half a yard, it was in my apron when the gentleman made a prisoner of me; I thought he was her husband, as I never saw the man in my life.</p>
<p>Q. Is that woman here. - A. No, I do not know where she lives, nor does she know where I am; I am a poor woman with three children, without a father.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How do you know the kettle to be yours. - A. I have every reason to think it is; I cannot swear to it The prisoner went down upon his knees and begged my pardon, and said it was the first time he had ever done so. I saw the things the officer brought from his lodgings; I can swear to the pottidge pot; that has our private mark upon it.</p>
<p>Cross examined by Mr. Knapp. You do not take your private mark off when they go out of your custody. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Therefore if you had sold this pottidge pot it would have the private mark of your shop upon it. - A. It would.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see the kettle which your master took from him. - A. Yes. There is no mark on the kettle. I went with the constable to the prisoner's lodgings; we found three sauce pans, a pottidge pot, two flat irons, and a gridiron; I can swear to the pottidge pot by the mark. The prisoner owned taking the tea kettle.</p>
<p>- WILLIAMSON. I am a servant to Mr. Scholing. I can only speak to the tea kettle; it was one made by my father, he made one dozen last February.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. I suppose you could not tell one from the other. - A. I cannot speak to that.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I worked for Mr. Scholing as porter; I was in the habit of putting things up and taking them down; I was going to hang the tea kettle up; as for the other things I did not know they were in the house.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 55.</p>
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<p>Q. Where did you use to keep your money. - A. In the bottom drawer of a chest of drawers.</p>
<p>Q. When you went out on the Tuesday, did you know what money you had left in the bottom drawer. A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was it kept locked. - A. Yes, I always kept it locked.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen your money in the course of that day before you went out. - A. I had not seen it for a week before, my wife had; when I last saw it there was one two pound note, four one pound notes, and one guinea; I kept them in a tin box.</p>
<p>Q. Upon coming home Tuesday afternoon did you go to your bottom drawer. - A. I had no occasion to go to it; I looked at it and saw the drawer open; I always kept the keys in my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Was this woman in the house that day. - A. She was, she was hired that day to look after the children; my wife was gone to church. I looked into the drawer, I was alarmed that the tin case and the contents were gone; the indenture and the money together were gone.</p>
<p>Q. Was the woman in the house when you returned. A. No, she was gone; I was alarmed that she should leave the house so clandestinely; I did not expect her to leave the house till my wife came home.</p>
<p>Q. When did you expect your wife to return. - A. I did not know when my wife would return; when I came home the prisoner was gone, and left the house in the care of the children.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner come back at all. - A. No. I I found her on the Saturday afterwards in Shoreditch in the street, I saw her in company of my brother-in-law, he had found her out.</p>
<p>Q. What age is your children. - A. The eldest is ten, the other is eight; I found the indenture by the prisoner's direction in the neighbourhood of Whitechapel, where she told me she had slept.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get any of your money or your notes again. - A. No, she told me where she had changed the two pound note, that was at a pawnbroker's at Islington; the pawnbroker told me the woman had changed a note; he told me he did not know whether it was a two pound note or a one.</p>
<p>Q. Before she told you that, did not you tell her it would be better for her. - A. No, she made no hesitation of telling me. The tin box contained the whole of the property. She changed the guinea at a gin-shop in Fleet-street; she told me she forced the drawer open and she took them; I found the drawer was forced open; the lock was standing up when I found it.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of her living in the house did she know that you and your wife kept the money there. - A. I do not know; she further told me that she went with Mrs. Butcher, and this Mrs. Butcher had robbed her of one of the one pound notes. The prisoner told me she had purchased a gown and cap at the pawnbroker's at Islington; he said that she had bought a gown and cap there, but he did not know whether it was a one pound note or a two.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The drawer was open when I went to the drawer.</p>
<p>Court. You thought the drawer was locked. - A. Yes, I always kept it locked.</p>
<persName id="t18070513-30-person341"> ELIZABETH SARAH OWEN
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<interp inst="t18070513-30-person341" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. You are the wife of the last witness are you. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you leave the house to go to church to return thanks for you recovery. - A. About half past eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Did you leave this prisoner at the bar in care of your children. - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Had your husband left the house when you went out. - A. Yes, I left her and the children only at home.</p>
<p>Q. Then you expected to find her in the care of them when you returned. - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you return home in the afternoon.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180705130019"/> - A. It might be four o'clock, my husband then was gone out to seek for me.</p>
<p>Q. When you left the house was that drawer safe that you kept the money in. - A. Yes, I looked at the money before I went out; I opened the tin case and I counted it; I opened the drawer by taking another drawer out, and then I could get at the money; I have frequently done that before the prisoner's face; there was one two pound note, four pound notes, and a guinea.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner after she was in custody. - A. I saw her at the Falcon public house; I asked her what she had done with the things. I told her I would not forgive her for leaving my five children, they might have been scalded to death; she told me if I would forgive her, she would pay me by installments; I said how can you get the money, she said she might pay me in a week; I said what rob another poor family, and distress them as you have me; she said she took it out of the drawer, and she knew it was there, for I shewed it her when I went out; I searched her, I found none of the money; she said she was robbed of a part of it.</p>
<p>- HINKS. You are the brother-in-law to the last witness. - A. Yes. I went in pursuit of this woman, I found her on Saturday the 2nd of May, about a quarter before one, in the street in Shoreditch, facing the Swan public house. I asked her how Mrs. Owen did, she told me she did not know, she had not seen her since Tuesday; I then taxed her with the robbery, and she strongly denied it; I asked her if she would have the kindness to accompany me to Mrs. Green, an acquaintance of hers in Spitalfields, she said she had no objection to go; when we came to Mrs. Green's, Mrs. Green burst out a crying; I had prior to that told Mrs. Green what had past; the prisoner sat down, Mrs. Green told her she had ruined herself, and broke her heart.
<persName id="t18070513-30-person342"> Mary Barker
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<interp inst="t18070513-30-person342" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> then told me she would tell me where the indenture was; she told me they were in a lodging house, in a street in Whitechapel.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get them there. - A. Yes, I went with the prisoner back to the Swan public house, and there met my brother-in-law; we three went to where she had slept, and there we found the indentures, according to her directions. She then told me she changed a guinea at a wine vaults in Fleet-street; we then all three went to Islington; where she had purchased a gown and a cap, the pawnbroker said she was in his house believed on the Tuesday afternoon, in company with Mrs. Butcher, and bought a gown and a cap, but he could not be positive whether it was a one pound note or a two, that she had changed; then she told me that Mrs. Butcher and her went to Highgate to see a child of hers that she had out at nurse; and that she bought the child a doll that cost her eighteen pence, and a small tea pot that cost her four pence; and coming back from Highgate in company with Mrs. Butcher and the hackney coachman, they called at the Britannia to have tea; they went in the coach again, this woman told her the coachman had done her, meaning that he had taken part of the money away; she went to Mrs. Butcher the next morning, and asked her for the money that she had missed, when she was sober; Mrs. Butcher told her she knew nothing of it, and threw a gown after her, and shoved her out of the door. After that she pawned the gown that she had bought of the pawnbroker for four shillings, and laid it out in gin and spirits; and after that money was spent, she pawned her shift, and had no one on when I took her, according to her own account.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When he first met me in Shoreditch, he told me it I would bring my master's indentures to him, my master nor mistress would not hurt me.</p>
<p>Witness. I did not.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. In the morning when I went my mistress gave me some thing to drink; we drank freely together both she and I; my mistress took out the second drawer, which is next the bottom drawer, she shewed the woman and me these notes; she told me that she had taken one or two out, and he had never missed them Being a little in liquor that day before she went, she ordered me to bring the notes to this place, where she was gone; I did not take them with a view to rob her of them. I being in liquor I changed the guinea in Fleet-street; then I went on, I had something more to drink, and I forgot I had any thing to bring to my mistress; I did not know that I had got any thing of the kind, till I got to Mrs. Butcher's.</p>
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