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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180807130001"/>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 JULY, 1808, and following Days,
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180807130002"/>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
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Barry.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-1-person62" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar - A. Yes; I was at the marriage of his first wife; I had been with them some time. His first wife is my sister.</p>
<p>Q. Is his first wife, your sister, living - A. I do not know, I have not not seen her this five years.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-1-person67" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. Do you know the prisoner's first wife - A. Yes; I saw her last March, then she was alive: I saw her in Bermondsey street, Horsleydown; she was a first cousin of mine.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember the parties - A. No.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. The first person that was examined told a falsity; she says she is
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. You keep horses as well as cows - A. Yes, I keep four horses. Having been robbed continually I set up six nights myself. On the 7th of July I was in my stables, and just as the watchman called three o'clock, I went to the door, I found my stable door locked; a man before I went in the stable told me that if I went in at the door I never should find the man out; I got in through the tiles; about a quarter after three I saw the prisoner come to the door, he put in a key and unlocked my padlock; he then came in and laid the padlock on a lidge of some brick work, then he bolted himself in and came up to the corn and chaff; at that time I was standing at the side of one of my horses, and as near as I could guess he went to the chaff, he had a sack under his arm; he took out four baskets of chaff, two out of each tub; he then removed the sack to the bean tub and then took out from three to four sauce pans full of beans; he put them into the sack with the chaff; the things that he first took off the beans he laid them on again in the same manner as he found them; then he twisted the sack and lifted it on the bean tub; when I saw him turn his back I walked past him with my soldier's piece and fixed bayonet; I called to my son William, I said pray is that a man; I said to the prisoner if you do not put that off your shoulder I'll shoot you dead; he threw the sack down, he saw a water pipe lay; he thought it was a pole, I suppose, he went to take it up to defend himself; I then declared with an oath, I believe, that if he touched any thing I would shoot him dead; then he saw I had a gun; he jumped into an empty tub and prayed for God's sake that I would not shoot him; my son was hard by, I told him to call the watchman; the watchman came and took him in my shed.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. You have been a little acquainted with the prisoner - A. Yes, he keeps horses and carts.</p>
<p>Q. Formerly you were good neighbours together - have you not been in the habits of lending to each other - A. If he asked me to lend him a thing I lent it to him.</p>
<p>Q. And he did the same to you - you have not been upon good terms lately - A. Not this last twelvemonth; I had suspicion that I had been continually robbed by him.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180807130004"/>EDMUND ALEXANDER. I am a watchman. On the 7th of July, after three o'clock, I heard a rattle spring; I met a lad, he told me to follow him; I went to the shed and took the man in custody.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. This the sack he brought into the stable with him. I saw him put the chaff and beans in it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. This gentleman and I were good neighbours together four years; he owes me a little bit of spite; we always used to borrow of one another.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Your father is an attorney, you keep his house - A. Yes, I do. On the 13th of May, about five o'clock in the afternoon, I had occasion to go to my sideboard drawer in the dining room up stairs where I keep my laces: I took up my card of lace, I found it had been cut - three yards of this broad lace, two of this narrow lace, and one yard from a third card.</p>
<p>Q. Was this drawer kept locked - A. Yes, and the key in my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what number of yards was on each card - A. On the Sunday before I had seven yards of one piece of lace, seven yards of the other, and nine yards of another.</p>
<p>Q. Upon which did you find the greater number of yards taken away - A. From the broad lace - that was nine yards; it was all Valenciennes lace. I am sure I never left the key in my drawer, and I am quite sure I saw them there on the Sunday; I had measured it shortly before the Sunday.</p>
<p>Q. Are you quite sure that on the Friday there were three yards deficient of the broad lace - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. On your thinking they were something deficient on the Friday, did you take the trouble to measure them and see how much they were deficient - A. I did; and I found that quantity I have mentioned deficient: I came down and said, Mary I have been robbed of my lace and by you; she was very insolent and offered a great deal of abuse; she asked me if I meant to make her a thief; I said she undoubtedly was the thief, there was nobody in the house to go to it but her. After denying it repeatedly, she said Miss Combe I have stole the lace, if you will not tell your father I will bring it every bit back again, it is at my aunt Murray's, it is safe. I had never seen her aunt Murray then. I said run Mary and fetch me back my lace, and I will not tell my father.</p>
<p>Q. Nobody else was by but yourself and her - A. No; she went out as if to go to her aunt's to fetch me back my lace; of course I exported it; she returned with her aunt, they both came in together, and said they had sold it to two strange men.</p>
<p>Q. What passed before that - something must have been said - A. The prisoner said this is my aunt Muray, she has something to say to you. I said, May have you brought back my lace that you promised me, she said no, I have not; then I says, if you have not I must go and tell my father, and immediately I went and made him acquainted how I had been robbed; my father said, Mary if you have pawned the lace give me the duplicates, and there is the door for you, and he would have paid her her wages; she said, and her aunt also, that they had not the duplicates, they had sold the lace to two strange men; they did not know how much for; at last they said they had burnt the lace; she told two or three stories at that time; she first of all said, that she had sold the lace to two strange men; then she said that Mary brought it to her on Wednesday morning; that she said in the hearing of the prisoner, and told her to take care of it till she called for it; that she never saw the prisoner afterwards till the Friday; on that day the prisoner came to her and said aunt I want the lace, for Miss Combe has missed it. and for fear you should be in trouble and the lace should be produced against me, here goes, and crammed it in the fire, and her aunt saw her burn it. My father not believing it, sent for an officer to take charge of her; Mr. Perry came, he took charge of her. I asked the prisoner how she came to rob me; she said she took the key slily out of my my pocket, cut the lace, and put the key slily in my pocket again. I never missed the key out of my pocket. I believe she said that in the presence of the officer.</p>
<p>Q. Did you used to leave your bed room door open - A. She used to call me of a morning; she might have had an opportunity of taking the key out of my pocket; she did not say how she took them out, only that she took them out unbeknown to me.</p>
<p>Q. How much did you give a yard for this lace - A. Thirty shillings a yard for the broad lace, and eight shillings a yard for the other lace.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any person here that knows what lace you had - A. No; the lace has not been found; if she had returned the duplicates I should not have come here. I missed the lace about five o'clock; the prisoner was taken up the same evening about five o'clock; she had her hearing the next day. I always looked upon her as a very honest girl before this, and I hope mercy will be extended to her; I took her from the recommendation of a friend who knew her.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. How long has this girl lived in your family - A. About six weeks.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you had the lace - A. I suppose these four years; I bought eleven yards and a half of the broad lace; I have used two yards and a half of the broad lace.</p>
<p>Q. Mrs. Murray is not here - A. No.</p>
<p>COURT. When did you cut the two yards and a half from the broad lace - A. About four years ago.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. After your supposed loss - did you ascertain by measure whether any was taken off - A. Yes, it has been taken.</p>
<p>Q. Now you cannot misunderstand the question, I will repeat it again lest you should - you say you saw the lace on the Sunday before the Friday, then it contained nine yards - we are correct about that - A. You are.</p>
<p>Q. And shortly before that Sunday you had measured it, it contained nine yards then - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you on the Friday, when you found it deficient
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<p>Q. How came you not to tell her how many yards you had lost - A. Because I did not know till I had measured it.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to measure the lace behind the girl's back - A. My father charged her in custody immediately and I measured the laces the next day.</p>
<p>COURT. Did it neither occur to you nor your father to measure the lace before you took the prisoner in custody - A. No. I told the constable it was about two or three yards of the Valenciennes lace; and that I missed lace to the value of five pound; I did not say how many yards, nor did he ask me.</p>
<p>- PERRY. I am an officer of the Thame police. The prisoner was given into my charge; Miss Combe charged her with stealing four or five yards of lace, of different sorts; the prisoner and her aunt were present, they seemed to be very much alarmed. No lace has been found. Mrs. Murray was bound over; she is not here.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. She told you there were four or five yards missing; that was all she said - A. Yes; she did not say of the value of four or five pounds.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you drink any thing - A. Not till nine o'clock at night; I then went into the house; I saw a young woman that I knew; she asked me to drink; I did. I continued with her an hour and a half.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the prisoner one of them - A. He was; the two young women walked on before; the young men asked me which way I was going; I told them into Old street; they said they would bear me company and would see me home, they lived there. We walked on till we came between two gardens; there was pales on the left hand side and a bank on the other; the man on my left side was a soldier, and the prisoner was on my right; the prisoner gave me a bit of a jostle and pushed me against the other; the prisoner snatched at my watch; he hit his hand against my hat; he snatched the watch out with such force the chain broke, and the watch fell on the ground; I said that is mine; I went to stoop for it; he picked it up and ran away; the soldier ran towards Brick lane and the prisoner towards the City road; I ran after the prisoner; I lost sight of him; he was taken. When I came up to the place then I saw that the watchman had hold of him. The watch was picked up by a gentleman; Mr. Chard shewed it me the next day.</p>
<p>Q. Were you at that time sober or in liquor - A. I had a little drop in the morning, and in the evening. I was sensible of every thing that passed.</p>
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<p>- TURTEL. I am a watchman in Goswell place; I was calling the hour of eleven; I heard the cry of stop thief; I ran and I saw the prisoner running; I endeavoured to stop him but he passed me; I sprang my rattle; he was stopped by Montgomery; I went up to him and Robinson came up almost immediately; he said he had robbed him of his watch; the watch was picked up and given to me; the watch had no chain to it and the outside case was open; I took it to the watchhouse and Robinson owned it.</p>
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<p>Q. At that time how was Robinson, was he in liquor - A. He had been drinking, but he knew perfectly well what he was about.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was at the City Arms that night playing at skittles; the prosecutor came in; he took hold of the pot and asked if he might drink; he tossed up with a young woman that was with me for some gin; when we went in the house, he followed us; he kept company with the young woman before I did; we all went out together; the young woman had hold of my arm not two minutes before the rattle sprung; I never saw the young man before; but what I have heard he is jealous with me of the young woman.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What property did you leave in the house that was afterwards missing - A. I left in my chests, two hundred and fifteen guineas and a half in gold, three dollars, and one crown piece, two five pounds bank notes, a ten pound bank note; I cannot tell the numbers.</p>
<p>Q. In what place of security did you leave them - A. In the tea chest, one chest was in the other; this is the lock of the chest.</p>
<p>Q. You left no body in the house but the prisoner - A. No; I returned about ten o'clock in the evening. I left my house between two and three in the afternoon.</p>
<p>Q. When you came back did you find the boy at home - A. He was not at home; there were two more boys that were apprenticed to me. they were standing at the door; when I came home
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<p>Q. When did you make any discovery of the property stolen - A. I have not made any recovery of the property stolen, the officers has got that; a man the next morning shewed me where the boy was in the watchouse; I saw the prisoner the next morning; when they brought him out of the watch-house he was taken before the magistrate.</p>
<p>Q. What did your family consist of at that time - A. There were three apprentices and my son, he was out with me in London.</p>
<p>Q. Are you a married man - A. No.</p>
<p>Jury. What are you - A. I am a chimney sweeper.</p>
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<p>Q. Where did he suppose he had lost it - A. He could not tell where.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any more money about him - A. Two dollars and a shilling he shewed me; he told me he found them in one of Mr. Rhodes's fields, the notes the money, and the knife that he ate his supper with, he found them altogether in a rag; this is all the money he produced to me, he went to the public house to get some more liquor; the landlord came and asked me whether I sent him I said No, I desired the landlord to detain him while I went for the officer of the night. I delivered up the boy to the officer of the night.</p>
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<p>Q. Had you any acquaintance with the prisoner before - A. No, I knew him when he lived with Mr. Artis.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. This bracelet is my own, it was locked up in the chest; that knife is my own.</p>
<p>Q. Can you distinguish the notes - A. No farther than one of the notes is tore in the middle, and one is ragged at each corner; this nutmeg grater is mine.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you receive these notes - A. From farmers who deal with me for soot.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. The reason that I opened the chest was, because I had no dinner that Sunday, and the victuals was locked up in that great chest. I broke it open with a crow.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember at any time losing any linen from that house - A. Yes, on the 1st of June; I and my husband went to bed between ten and eleven o'clock; there was nobody else in the house; my husband fastened the door.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him do it - A. No. I awoke on the 2nd of June in the morning in a kind of fright.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear a noise - A. No, nothing particular. The first thing I observed was the street door wide open: ours is a little habitation, two rooms on the ground floor; the bed room door stood a little open; I could see the street door was open.</p>
<p>Q. Your bed room door was left partly open when you went to bed - A. Yes, we always leave it ajar; it was between three and four o'clock when I awoke, it was quite light; I jumped out of bed and went into the front room; I said to my husband, oh, my God! we have been robbed. I missed my things immediately; the street door was standing wide open.</p>
<p>Q. What things did you miss from that room - A. Seven shirts; they were laying on the top of the table wringing wet in that room, I had washed them the day before; the shirts I had to wash and the shift; I missed my husband's coat, a pocket handkerchief, and a black linen apron; I had seen all these things in the room when I went to bed.</p>
<p>Q. How was the windows of that room - A. One was shut and the other half open; the window case was close.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you recollect her acquainting you with the door being open - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had you fastened the door the night before - A. I had; it goes with a spring lock; I forced it to, and pulled it to see if it was quite fast; it was quite fast; in the morning, when my wife told me, I found it wide open.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the things safe the night before - A. I saw them lying, and my coat I pulled off the evening before, and my apron; they laid in the chair. I wore them the day before.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find any of these things again - A. I found three shirts at Mr. Sadler's, pawnbroker, in Bishopsgate street.</p>
<persName id="t18080713-7-person124"> BENJAMIN LEVITT
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<interp inst="t18080713-7-person124" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Do you know the house where the last witness Hatton lived - A. Yes, I live about three doors off. I went out to work the morning they were robbed at three o'clock, it was day light then; I saw two men run across the fields from Mr. Hatton's house, I believe they might be five yards off when I saw them first, but I did not see them come from the premises; I never saw them before; I could take no further notice than of their clothing: one was dressed in a dark coat, whether blue or brown I can not say; and the other in a light coloured drab. When I went home to my breakfast I was told of the robbery. On the Saturday following I saw the two men at the Mansion house, they were dressed the same as I described to the officer.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-7-person125" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. What business do you follow - A. A child's shoemaker; I live with my father now; at that time I lived in the same room with the prisoner Frindall.</p>
<p>Q. Where did she lodge - A. In Reeves court near Bishopsgate street.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect at any time any person coming to her room and bringing a bundle - A. Yes, Whittingham on Saturday morning the 2nd of June; I cannot say what o'clock it was in the morning, because I was very heavy asleep; he knocked at the door, and the young woman awoke me; he brought up some things, what they were I cannot say; Frindall opened the door and took them; it might be between three and four o'clock; I cannot say what he had; I did not take any notice; he just come inside of the door.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see enough to know that it was that man Writtingham - A. I am sure it was that man; she did not say any thing to me.</p>
<p>Q. You must be awake when you saw him lay the things down - A. Yes, I was just awake then, but I did not hear him say any thing.</p>
<p>Q. Did she go to bed again - A. I cannot say whether she came to bed again or not; I fell asleep.</p>
<p>Q. Was the parcel in a black apron - A. I did not
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<p>Q. Did you see where she took the shirt from - A No; I saw she had a shirt in her apron, she gave it me out of her apron.</p>
<p>Q. In what state was the shirt - A. It was dry, I believe, I did not open it.</p>
<p>Q. Was it ironed - A. Not as I know of.</p>
<p>Q. You must know whether it was a shirt that was ironed or not - A. It was not ironed when the pawnbroker looked at it.</p>
<p>Q. She went with you to the pawnbrokers - A. Yes; in Bishopgate street, I do not know his name.</p>
<p>Q. Did she pawn it or you - A. I laid it down; I do not think that either of us asked any thing; the gentleman looked at it, he stopped us directly.</p>
<p>Q. You say she asked you to go with her to the pawnbrokers - am I to understand you that there was nothing said before, only asking you to go with her to pawn a shirt - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. And you had never seen the person that brought the shirts before - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the other person Levy before - A. No, I never saw him before.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever seen Whittingham before - A. I do not know.</p>
<p>Q. You must know whether you did or no - A. I cannot say positively whether I did or no; I cannot say that I ever saw him before.</p>
<p>Q. Now you are to understand you are upon your oath, if you had seen him before, say so - A. I have seen him before but not to speak to him; I saw him in Bishopgate street walking along the street, no further.</p>
<p>Q. What business does he follow - A. I do not know I am sure.</p>
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<p>Q. What did they say when they came in - A. I do not know that they said any thing; as soon as they came in I looked at the shirts to see that it was one of the same as were stolen; immediately I detained them, and sent for an officer. I have kept them shirts ever since.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-7-person127" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; I was sent for by Mr. Sadler to take charge of the two women; I searched the apartment where they lived, in Reeves court, Angel alley, Bishopsgate street; I understood this was Frindall's apartment, knowing she had lived in the alley some time. I found one shirt in the room, one coat, and a pocket handkerchief, they laid on the bed; I then went to an empty house just by, there was no person living there. On the stair case I found two shirts and a pillow case; I asked the prisoner Frindall how she came in possession of them, she told me that she received them from the prisoners, that they brought them in about three o'clock in the morning, and told her to dry them. This black apron I took from the prisoner Whittingham, before the magistrate on Thursday.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-7-person128" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . After I received information of the robbery I went to George street, Wentworth street; I saw the two prisoners, I knew them well; that was on the 2nd of June about six o'clock in the afternoon; knowing the place to be a dangerous situation I went for another officer, and placed him at one end of the street, I went to the other, I saw the two prisoners, I took one in my hand; Lyons made resistance, but Whittingham did not; being surrounded by a parcel of girls, one had a large knife in her hand, Lyon got away before the other officer came to my assistance; I took Lyon the same evening in Essex street. I received information from the brewer's servant of the description of the prisoners. I found the lock to be a spring lock, it goes with a catch and a stiff hasp; there is a bit of wood nailed against it, it is im- impossible when shut to force it open; I saw the mark of a chisel I tried a knife and it opened it.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Hatton. Look at these shirts, there are three of them produced by the pawnbroker - A. They are all mine, they were all in my house, I know them by the mark, the make, and the cloth, and those found in the empty house are part of them which were taken away. The coat, pocket handkerchief and apron, are my husband's; the shirts are worth seven shillings each, the coat half a crown, the new holland shift, fourteen shillings; this pillow case is mine.</p>
<p>Lyon's Defence. I get my living buying and selling old clothes. On the 2nd of June a young man asked me if I would buy two shirts; I gave him six shillings and sixpence for them; I went and pledged them for five shillings. I do not think it is my place if any body brings things to me to ask them whether they stole them or not.</p>
<p>Whittingham's Defence. That apron is my own, I bought it; on Wednesday the 1st of June, I got up from my lodgings in Wentworth street; I went to this woman, I told her I was going to my diseased mother at Deptford; I had a bundle, I took it away with me, which was a waistcoat in a handkerchief.</p>
<p>Frindall's Defence. I am an unfortunate girl; a man came to me on that morning and left me the things; this room is not my own; I went to that room that one night.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What might be the value of them - A. I think they are worth ten pounds.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-8-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in the Minories, I am a grocer. On the 27th of June I was at my next door neighbour's house, which is opposite of Mr. Levy's; I think it was about eleven o'clock, I was talking to the lady of the shop. I saw the prisoner at Mr. Levy's shop, by the edge of the curb, he was looking up and down the street as if he was looking for somebody; I turned my head to speak to the lady, and when I looked at the door again I saw the prisoner with a bundle of ginghams under his arm; I thought he was going to carry them somewhere.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear of the robbery soon after - A. I went to Chester key, and when I returned my brother informed me Mr. Levi had been robbed. I immediately went over to Mr. Levy's.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make any particular observation of the person you saw with the ginghams - A. Yes, he had on a waistcoat the same as he has now, and a painted hat; I believe it was the prisoner, but I cannot swear to his person.</p>
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<p>Mr. White. They were the same kind of goods as these.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I must declare the truth before Almighty God and this honourable court. I have a wife and four children to support; I am a barber and take in porter's work; I have been seven years in his Majesty's service, I have a fracture in my head, and go by the name of the mad barber; at the time I was called to carry this parcel by a man, I had been drinking the whole of the day, I did not know the man that called me; I was near the prosecutor's house waiting for a man that was gone in the Tower; I took the goods to carry for the man, he said he would follow me, I did not know but he was behind me; I turned round and missed the man; I went with it to the Four Awls, I saw an acquaintance, and after we had the beer we called for I asked the man to carry the parcel, for I could not carry it any further; I fell down and went to sleep, I was awoke by the passengers, who told me I should lose the parcel; I then took it to an acquaintance of mine in Lemon street, I asked him to let me leave it at his stall, he refused, he said he did not think all was right, he would go to the office and acquaint them with it; I said go, and I will wait for you.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Gurney.</p>
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<p>Q. On the 3d of June was Miss Luxmore at your house on a visit - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. On the 3d of June you carried a parcel to the Uxbridge cart - A. Yes, the same parcel that I received from Miss Luxmore.</p>
<p>- SHEPHERD. Q. I believe you are the Uxbridge carrier - on Friday the 3d of June did you receive a parcel from the last witness - A. I did, it was directed to
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<p>Q. Did you bring any other parcel - A. I did, and I brought Mrs. Tyson's niece; I saw the two prisoners at the bar there that evening;
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<p>Q. After Norris went out the last time, did you observe any thing in particular on him, or did any body say any thing in his hearing - A. Mrs. Tyson said they were all going to Tottenham; she said to Norris what in the name of goodness have you got, you are of such an immense size.</p>
<p>Q. Did he make any answer to that - A. I do no
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<p>Q. Did you find any bundle belonging to
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<p>- HAWKINS. I am ostler to the Bell inn, Warwick lane.</p>
<p>Q. On the morning of the 7th of June, did you find any stockings or a letter - A. Yes, I gave them to Mr. Bedford.</p>
<p>MR. BEDFORD. Q. Do you remember this cart being at your yard, the Bell in Warwick lane - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember Norris going out - A. Yes, I observed him being out of the coffee room several times; after he had been out the last time, I observed him being very full all round his person; he appeared bigger than he had been before, Mrs. Tyson said to him, Richard, you are considerably bigger round your belly, what have you got in your shirt. I did not observe that he made any answer; I touched him about his side, there appeared to be something soft, I said you have got very large; as he was going away I observed something stuffed in his breeches apparently.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe Haines go out in the course of the evening when Norris went out - A. I did, once or more.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Barry. You say Haines had been out of the coffee room, you did not see any difference in his appearance - A. No.</p>
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<p>Court. Had he any bundle - A. Not as I know of.</p>
<p>Q. You said there was a bundle that Shephard gave him - A. I do not know where that was.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see Haines that night afterwards - A. I heard Haines' tongue that night afterwards; I cannot say that I heard Norris's tongue afterwards. On the Saturday night following, I, Norris, and Haines, were taken up; on Sunday evening I asked Norris if he knew any thing about the things that I was accused of, he said there was something in Mr. Mumford's pig stye, I informed Mr. Williams of it.</p>
<p>MR. WILLIAMS. Q. In consequence of something that the last witness told you did you tell Mr.
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<p>Q. Were there any pigs in that stye - A. No. On Saturday morning the 4th of June, I saw Norris about a quarter before four laying by the hay rick; I awoke him, he said he said he had been in town the over night, his partner had left him, he got tipsey.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Norris said nothing in his defence.</p>
<p>Haines was not put on his defence.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second count for like offence, only varying the manner of charging it.</p>
<p>The case was stated by Mr. Barry.</p>
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<p>Q. On the 26th of May was there a sale in Mr. Eddis's rooms - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Among the articles was there a watch with a chain and seal - A. There was, in a place that was partitioned off.</p>
<p>Q. Were they afterwards produced - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar - A. I do, he was in that quarter of the room where these articles were; I missed them on the day of the sale, about three quarters of an hour after I saw the prisoner in the room. About ten days after the loss of these goods, I went to Newgate street to pay an account; on my way to Newgate street I called in at Mr. Abbott's who were selling off their China; immediately on my entering the room, I saw the prisoner Fazakerly, I accosted him with how do you do; on my going into the room he was coming out, so that we soon met each other, I the moment I entered the room, saw the seals, I kept my eye on the two seals that I saw suspended to a watch chain; on my going near him to identify these seals; I observed him put them under his waistcoat. I immediately made a snatch at them, observing that he had some pretty seals there; upon my seizing the seals the prisoner said something, but however what was said by him was unintelligible; he made his way to the door quickly, I following of him; when he got into Fleet street (this house is the corner of Bride's passage); he attempted to make the best of his way, he was just upon the point of running, I seized him by the collar, he asked me if I meaned to tear his shirt, I told him no, but he must go along with me; he said he only meaned to go the back way; I entwined my arms around him, and he walked peaceable with me to the Strand, towards where the property was taken from, to Mr. Eddis's; Mr. Eddis being out I sent for him, upon
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. I observe, Mr. Smith, at the time you saw the prisoner, after you saw him at your rooms, ten days had elapsed - A. I believe so.</p>
<p>Q. So his possession of this property was after he had been ten days in your room - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Your's is a public room and of course open to any body - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was there many persons there that day - A. No; very few; there was none of the plate dealers there that day.</p>
<p>Q. My purpose is answered if there were other persons there; how many persons were there - A. I will say to the amount of eight persons where this watch was deposited.</p>
<p>Q. How long before you missed the articles had you taken an account of the things in the sale room - They were all there about an hour and half before the plate sale; the plate sale does not commence immediately.</p>
<p>Q. Then for what you know there may have been twenty people passing and repassing in that room; it any person had been so disposed as to take them they might; it was an open room for any body - A. I should not have let a chimney sweeper or a dustman in there: we admit none in that room but persons of genteel appearance, Mr. Fazakerly is a of a very respectable appearance.</p>
<p>Q. How lately before had you taken stock - A. I believe that does not apply to sales every morning; an hour and a half before the sale commences we call over the sale; this was a metal watch, lot one; we had it two clear days in our possession; I know of the watch coming to us; I know it was in our sale room.</p>
<p>Q. How long has Mr. Eddis had this sale room in the Strand - A. About two years. I am a clerk to him.</p>
<p>Q. You are not partner to him - A. I am not.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you recollect the sale on the 26th of last June at your rooms - A. I do.</p>
<p>Q. Relate to his lordship and the jury what brought you to your house - A. I was sent for; I was introduced into the parlour; I asked the prisoner what he had done with the watch; he produced it me.</p>
<p>Q. Was that watch sent to you for sale - A. It was, by Mr. Patmore on Ludgate hill; I then enquired what he had done with the gold neck chain; he told me he pawned it at Mr. Milton's, Westminster road; he produced me the duplicate and supplicated for mercy.</p>
<p>Q. The watch having been lost I believe you paid for it - A. I paid two pound seven shillings; the duplicate of the gold neck chain I have in my pocket book.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Do you know whether it is an unredeemed pledge - A. I should presum not.</p>
<p>Q. Unredeemed pledges, I believe, when the time is out. then they are to be sold - A. They are compelled to sell them.</p>
<p>Q. These pledges when they get into your hands they are to fetch what they can, and according to the sale and the quantity of bidders they are sold. - A. Certainly.</p>
<p>Q. Therefore this article when it came to the hammer it might not have fetched more than thirty eight shillings - A. I will save you a great deal of trouble; it was not to be sold under two pound ten shillings; I as agent am to take my commission out of it.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know that watch - A. I do.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take that watch from Mr. Patmore's to Mr. Eddis's for the purpose of sale - A. It was sent from our house; I know the watch from certain marks in the inside; I delivered it to the porter for the purpose of taking it.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Is that porter here - A. He is not.</p>
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<p>Q. Look at them and see if you know them again. - A. I think them to be the seals; I would not swear it.</p>
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. Whose dwelling house is that auction room - A. A part of my own; I and my family live in the other part of the house.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When he first came in, did he appear to you to be sober - A. No, he appeared to be intoxicated; I shewed him several patterns; he took up one handkerchief and laid it down on the counter and put his hat upon it, and when he took the hat up again the handkerchief was not there; he asked me to shew him more patterns; I told him I could not; he took his hat in his hand and went out of the shop; I communicated to Mr. Watts what I had observed; he told me to go and bring him back immediately; I did so; he had got two yards from the door; I brought him back, I asked him for the handkerchief; he said he had not it; I spoke to Mr. Watts that the prisoner was to be searched; he went in a great rage and passion; he said he would scorn such a thing; he turned one of his coat pockets out to convince me that he had nothing about him; the constable arrived and searched him; the handkerchief was found under his arm, between the shirt and the body; when he was charged with the constable he did not seem to be intoxicated.</p>
<p>Q. Judging from the whole of his behaviour, do you think his intoxication was real or pretended - A. Pretended.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-11-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; I was sent for to take charge of this man, July 12th, between eight and nine o'clock; when I came to the shop; we took him backwards into a little room; I unbuttoned his waistcoat and put my hand into the bosom of his shirt; I found the handkerchief concealed under his arm between the shirt and the flesh; I searched his pocket book; I found a five pound note, which I have got in my possession; it is a bad one.</p>
<p>Q. Had the handkerchief any mark on it - A. Yes; it has now.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. He pulled the shirt over my shoulders; can he look at me as an honest man and say that he took the handkerchief from me; when he found the five pound note in my pocket, I said it is a bad one. I said I was ordered to keep it in my pocket book till. I found the owner that gave it me.</p>
<p>Pinner. I took it from under your arm. I am sure he was not intoxicated; after I had got charge of him I took hold of his right arm; going along, about twenty yards from the prosecutor's house, he hit me on the face and knocked me down; at the same time I twisted my leg and entangled it in his; he was secured; I used him directly.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 32.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you find the duplicates which led to Mr. Weston's house - A. I did.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180807130013"/>Q. Did you actually see her attempting to take it - A. I only saw her handling it.</p>
<p>Q. You told me you saw her in the act of stealing it - A. I saw her drop it at the left hand counter just at the side.</p>
<p>Q. Had she left the counter at the time these things dropped - A. No, a person detected her and told me; I went to her; directly she saw me she turned round and dropped the shawl; then the constable was sent for.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Yours is a very crowded shop and what you call a cheap shop, where people crowd to buy what you call bargains - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How many people were there in the shop at the time - A. There might be five or six at the counter where she stood; I do not know how many there were at the other part of the shop.</p>
<p>Q. How many men had you serving in the shop - A. About sixteen or seventeen of us; the young man that was serving her is not here.</p>
<p>Q. Might not the shawl drop accidentally from her - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. You said Mr. Harvey and Lamming are the proprietors of this shop - A. They are; I never heard of any other partners.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner come in - A. Yes, she asked for some calico; the young man shewed her some and the person with her; the young man is not here; she did not like the calico, she asked to see some shawls; he shewed her some. I saw her take the shawl and put it under her gown; I went and told Mr. Ashford; he came to her and took hold of her arm; at that instant she dropped the shawl.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Did Mr. Harvey and and Lamming ever accuse you of taking things from them - A. They have once.</p>
<p>Q. Have you not been in prison for robbing them since this woman was under accusation - A. Yes, about a week a ago.</p>
<p>Q. So, then when this prosecution was going on, you were let out - how long were you in custody - A. Two days.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your oath, have not you said that you would not have charged the prisoner with stealing this shawl but so save yourself - A. I have.</p>
<p>COURT. What did they charge you with having taken from them - A. A bit of muslin. I was twice before the alderman; the alderman discharged me the second time; my master did not come to maintain the charge against me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you say to any body that you would not have charged the girl unless they had promised to forgive you - A. Yes, I said it to the young woman myself when I was in prison; she called me all manner of names and frightened me; I said so to her because she frightened me.</p>
<p>Q. Did Mr. Harvey or Mr. Lamming ever promise to forgive you if you appeared against the prisoner - - A. No.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am not guilty at all; I asked to look at some black calimanco; they said stop a bit; I saw the shawl lie on the ground; they took another woman, but they let her go about her business.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you remember going to the St. Andrew's public house - A. Yes, on the 12th of April;
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<p>Q. How long did you stay in the public house before the prisoner came in - A. We sat about a quarter of an hour; he promised to meet us at the Punch Bowl, he did; then he took us up to
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<p>Q. Who settled the price of ten shillings - A. The prisoner did; ten shillings was the price that he asked for them; I brought the forty sixpences home in the paper and gave them to Mr. Rogers in the paper; I keep them by themselves; I counted them when he went to the bar and got a quartern of gin and treated us.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you see me receive any money for them - A. Yes, I saw Richardson put it into your fist.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know what it was - A. I thought what it was; the woman told me while he was gone; I gave him a shilling to get us some victuals. While we were eating the victuals he came up the steps and gave a beckon; she went out directly; I looked out of the window, I saw him give a paper to her with something in it; at that time I did not know what it contained;
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<interp inst="t18080713-15-person203" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are an officer belonging to Shadwell office - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before this time - A. I have seen him.</p>
<p>Q. Had you desired this woman Bryan to go to this public house - A. Yes, they went by my directions; they brought this that I have in my hand on the evening of the 12th of April; I have kept ever it since; here is forty sixpences.</p>
<p>Q. Now this having been found upon the prisoner, did you make diligent search after him - A. I did; I was not able to find him till the 6th of July, then Mr. Brown and I apprehended the prisoner; before we searched the prisoner he dropt money, I found sixty or seventy sixpences at his foot. I did not see them drop; we searched him afterwards; there was good money found upon him; he had dropt all the bad.</p>
<p>Jury. Did you see him drop them - A. No, I saw them dancing on the ground; Mrs. Bryan pointed him out to us; he said he did not care, we had not found any bad money upon him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-15-person204" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are also an officer of Shadwell office - A. Yes; I went in along with Bryan to the Punch Bowl; Mrs. Brown spoke to him and went out, and while Mrs. Bryant was going out he took a paper of money out of his pocket and put it down on the seat, and several of them fell down; I said to Mr. Rogers you look down, there is a plant. Mr. Rogers took up the money; we secured the man; the woman said that was the man; he said there is no money found on me; you have done your duty officers. We told him we took him in custody for selling this woman bad money.</p>
<p>Q. Did he put this money away before you told him what you took him for - A. He did.</p>
<p>MR. PARKER. Q. You are a silversmith, and you have been acquainted prosecutions for the mint - A. Yes, I am acquainted with silver; these forty sixpences are all counterfeited, they have never been in circulation; the other parcel are also counterfeits; there is fifty or sixty of them.</p>
<p>COURT. Are they worth a farthing a piece - A. I will break one of the forty and try it. I do not suppose they are worth three pence an ounce.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I never received any money for them, and if I suffer for it I cannot help it.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When did you lose these things - A. I do not know the day of the month; the prisoner lodged with me near three months; I lost a child's tippet and six shirts.</p>
<p>Q. Why do you accuse him of taking it - A. The box stood under the bed where he slept; the prisoner came and took his bag away in a cart; I never suspected him till a person called to me in the street and said he had been robbed by Charles Cline to the amount of twenty six pounds, I told him I had been robbed.</p>
<p>Q. Then after having this conversation with somebody you found your property - A. No; only this tippet was found on John Edward's daughter; he took it off and gave it to me.</p>
<p>Q. All you know is that your things were taken away and only the prisoner had access to that room - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence I accosted Mrs. Lowry what men's shoes they were in my room, and a hat; they were in my room in the morning. I know myself innocent; I went to lodge with Mrs. Lowry in September last when I left her lodging I told her where I was going to at Walthamstow; the very first time I came to town I went to her house. On the 28th of June she accosted me, I said do what you please; I went up to the magistrate; Mr. Moser saw it was a slight case he would not trouble a jury with it. Afterwards I was taken up; the tippet I found in my box at Walthamstow; I gave it to the girl, not with any intention to rob Mrs. Lowry. The prosecutrix swore to the shirt I had got on; I delivered the key of my box, and persuaded them to bring my box up to the office.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Are you acquainted with the two prisoners at the bar - A. They had used my house about a fortnight. The man is an
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<p>Court. Nothing struck you particular in their asking you for a match at that time of the year - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Were you at the White Hart public house on
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<p>Q. Did you hear Main say any thing about the houses - A. He said d - n my b - y eyes, I will set the b - y sand houses houses on fire; I was leaning over the settle; he said so to the other prisoner; that is all I heard.</p>
<p>COURT. There must have been some other conversation - A. I did not hear any other conversation; I went to bed about eleven that night; between twelve and one I saw all the sand houses on fire; about eight o'clock the next morning I saw the prisoners standing by the child outside of the house; the child then was dead, with his little entrails out.</p>
<p>Prisoner Main. I never mentioned them words in the house.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person219" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . - Mr. Walford. What are you - A. I am a temperer in Mr. Rhodes' employ.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner going to the up-striker,
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person220" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , on the 2d of June - A. Yes; he had some words with her, I work at the next stool; about two o'clock on that day, he threw some earth at her; she returned it again; he seemed to be angry, he said he would do no more work that day; he went away; after I had done work I went to the White Hart, I saw
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person222" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and the child, who is about ten years of age; they were all sitting together.</p>
<p>COURT. Do you know what name they called the child - A. He was called after the father's name.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp In what state of mind was Main at that time - A. He seemed to be grieved about the dispute that he had with the woman Dean; I continued with him three hours at the White Hart; after I left the White Hart I went down to the sand house, where I had slept all the summer.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a building are these sand houses - A. They are about twelve feet one way and nineteen the other; they are built with brick, sticks laid on the top of them and covered with straw; there were six sand houses in a row; I slept in the third and the prisoner slept in the second.</p>
<p>Q. How long after you reached home did the prisoner come home - A. In about twenty minutes or a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Did the child come home with them - A. I do not know. Main said, Bob are you here; I said, yes; he said I thought you had not come away; I said, yes, I said I have come from the house this quarter of an hour; he said if he had known when I came away he would have come with me.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any light with him - A. No light as I thought. I went to bed and went to sleep; within the course of two hours I was alarmed by my shirt sleeve being on fire; I pulled off my shirt and came out naked; Hollingsworth lent me a blanket to put round me; I went to the prisoners at the bar, they were standing about twenty yards from me; I said how, in the name of God, could these sand houses be set on fire. The man was dressed and the woman had a gown and petticoat on; whether she had a cap or bonnet on I cannot say; I said, Reuben, sure you was not so foolish as to bring a lighted pipe in; he said no, by God, I had no light at all; I then went and alarmed the three other people that were in the sand houses; then I heard him crying out the child, saying my child is burnt.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear the child crying at all - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was it possible for him to have got the child out - A. The child might have been got out when I got out; but whether it was dead then I cannot say; we could not have gone in the sand house, but we had hoes and rakes that we could have reached him and dragged him out; the next morning I went in the sand house, the child was in a lump of straw laying within a yard of the sand house door; I took a hoe and found out the child; the straw blazed up; there was a jug of water brought and throwed on the straw and on the child; I carried the body out.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person223" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . - Mr. Knapp. You are another temperer employed by Messrs. Rhodes; the prisoners were employed by Messrs. Rhodes I understand - A. They were. I slept in the upper sand house, nearest the turnpike road; the prisoner slept in the lower sand house but one; I went to bed about a quarter past ten; I awoke a little after twelve; I got up, I came out of the sand house; I saw the prisoner Main and the woman; I did not say any thing to them, they were walking backwards and forwards; I saw them for the best part of twenty minutes or hardly so much; I observed the sand houses were all on fire at the back part; I got my utensils out of my sand house; after I got them out
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came out quite naked; I said, Lord have mercy this is a bad job; I lent him my blanket to wrap round him; when the sand house was going in
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person225" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> said Lord have mercy upon me, the child is in the flames; the man said he was an undone man. He wished to step in to save the she child; I said my friend it is impossible for you to save the child at the present time the roof is going it.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any time previous to this that the child might be saved - A. Yes; if I had known it when I first came out of my sand house the child might have been saved; at that time the prisoners were standing a little way from the sand house, and if I had known I could have gone in and taken the child out myself without either hoe or rake; the back part of the prisoner's sand house was on fire. I was then about eight yards off.</p>
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<p>Q. Just be so good as to describe these sand houses to his lordship and the jury - A. There are six sand houses under one roof; they are built with bricks, they are thatched with rafters, poles or planks and then hurdles and straw over them.</p>
<p>Q. We have heard they were all burned down - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you call them sand houses because you put sand in them - A. Yes; the sand is spread on the ground to dry, and whenever an opportunity offers they put it in to keep it from being wet. I asked Main what cause he had to ask Mrs. Wilson for a match; his answer was to light his pipe when he went by the kiln that was then burning; he signified also that instead of lighting his pipe as he first intended, when he came to the kiln, he altered his mind and carried the pipe in the sand house.</p>
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<p>Q. to Mrs. Wilson. When Main left the house had be a pipe as well as a match - A. I did not see him with any pipe.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-17-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a surgeon, living at Kingsland On the 3rd of July I saw the body of the child after the fire happened; I saw a great spectacle indeed.</p>
<p>Q. What was the occasion of its death - A. I have no doubt in my own mind, that it was occasioned by the burning.</p>
<p>Main's Defence. When I went to the White Hart public house, after I had some words with this woman, she said she would not work if I did; she smacked some of the earth at me, and I resented it; it was an obstinacy between us; and afterwards she picked some hard out of the bank and throwed at me; when her brother saw it, he said Reuben come out never mind it; then she begun to pelt
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<p>The prisoners called three witnesses, who gave them a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you apply to the prisoner first, or she to you - A. I enquired for a lodging, she offered to be my companion; and I being a single man had no objection. We went to the house and she called to this man to light us into the room; he brought the light, unlocked the door and let me in the room, he padlocked it after I was in; then I thought I was safe; I pulled my clothes off and went to bed and she along with me; I fell asleep; when I awoke I missed her.</p>
<p>Q. How long was that after you went to bed - A. About half an hour; I put my hand out for my clothes, they were gone; I rushed to the door and the door was locked; in about ten minutes this man brought me a light and let me out of the room; I then found my clothes at the foot of the bed, they were removed from the upper part end of the bed to the foot; my silver watch was taken away, two shillings and my pocket handkerchief; I dressed myself, went out, and got a constable and took the young woman to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find the young woman before you went out of the house - A. Yes, she was stopped in the gallery of the house.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen the watch since - A. No, nor none of my property.</p>
<p>Q. Then all that you know of the man is that he unlocked the door to let you in - and locked you in - and when you gave the alarm he unlocked it - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Were you in liquor. - A. No, I had only a pint of beer and a pennyworth of bread and cheese.</p>
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<p>Berry's Defence. I am certain he had not a watch, nor any thing of the kind, only a half crown; he gave sixpence for the room, and two shillings to me; he had not a watch nor a handkerchief.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How came you to let her put them in your pocket - A. I had my child with me; she very soon bid me good bye after then.</p>
<p>Q. How near do you live to this house in Brick lane where you had the liquor - A. I live at No. 4, Spicer street, Brick lane; about ten minutes walk from the public house. When I got home about an hour afterwards, I felt in my pockets; my caps were in my
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<p>Q. When had you seen it open - A. The same day. before I went out; there was in it a five pound note, half a guinea and a pair of earrings.</p>
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<p>Q. Have you seen any of the property ever since - A. Yes, the pocket book I have seen since.</p>
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<p>Q. Was she sober - A. I do not think that she was much in liquor; she was fast asleep, we could not awake her. The next morning she asked me if I would go with her to buy a few things to wear with this gown. I went with her; she came back to my house, and the officer came with this woman and took her. My husband delivered up all the things to the officer. The woman said to the officer this was the woman that had robbed her.</p>
<p>- SHEPHARD. Q. You went to the last witnesses house to enquire for Dolling - A. Yes, I went in and found the prisoner sitting in a chair behind the door; the prosecutrix came in and charged her with the robbery, she denied knowing any thing of it; I then proceeded to search her; I found nothing on her person. Down by the side of the chair where she sat, I picked up a one pound note. The last witness's husband delivered me this pocket book, he fetched it down stairs, he said the prisoner had given it him to take care of for her. I shewed the pocket book to the prosecutrix, she said it was her property. In a chair, on the left hand side where the prisoner sat, I took this linen, a piece for a gown, a petticoat, and a pair of stockings; the next day, before the magistrate, the last witness delivered me a pair of gold ear rings.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-19-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Do you recollect the prisoner coming to your house and asking leave to leave a gown there - A. Yes, and I saw a pocket book containing a pair of gold earrings, four one pound notes, a seven shilling piece, and two shillings; the pocket book she had in her hand that night. The next day she gave me the pocket book to take care of for her.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the constable coming to your house - A. Yes. He said this woman had lost a pocket book, mentioning the things that were in it; I said the woman in my house has such things.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that the pocket book you gave to Shephard was the same that you received from the prisoner - A. Yes; the earrings she had put in the box where the rest of the things had been; the next day I gave them to the constable.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I met this body by Crispin street, she asked me to go with her to buy a bundle of calico; I went with her; from there she asked me to go with her to take a gown to a mantua makers; I said Sophia I have got no money to treat you; I took her to a house where I was known in Fashion street, there we had two pints of beer and a quartern of gin; from there we went into another public house, she wanted to vomit, she went backwards, she was gone some time; I was standing talking to a person in the public house; she not coming back I went to her; going along the yard I picked up the pocket book in the yard; I took no notice of it; she was vomiting down the privy, I held her head; I perceived three caps fall down the privy, I took them up and doubled them up as well as I could; she told me to put them in her pocket; as I came along with her she asked me to see her to her mother's, she being in liquor. I had not power to lead her along and carry the child. I saw her safe to her mother's; what was in the pocket book I did not know. I had two glasses more of liquor. I met a person, I said I had a find; I saw this person shutting up her shutters; being in liquor I stopped there as they said all night; I found it, not knowing it was hers; I do not think it is her's, any more than it is any other person's here.</p>
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<p>GUILTY, aged 24.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. In what manner did you receive the payment - A. A note of one hundred pounds, a fifty pound note, and five of twenty pounds each.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take the whole home with you - A. I did; I lived at that at Mr. Scott's
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<p>Q. What became of the portmanteau - A. It remained in the room; it was not locked.</p>
<p>Q. Then you did not miss any of your notes till the Bow street officer came - A. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. That was four or five days afterwards - A. Yes, it was on the 25th that I missed the notes, and it was on the Monday preceding the 24th I got them from the banker's.</p>
<p>Q. You had not made use of any of the notes had you - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Were you present when the breeches were put in the portmanteau - A. Yes; I put them in myself;
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<p>Q. Had he been in the room that night - A. No. he had not; he had generally the key of my trunks and portmanteau.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any other fifty pound note besides that - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Should you know the note if you were to see it - A. I should not.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. I understood you to say that you brought the notes home and put them in the portmanteau, which portmanteau was open to every body that chosed to go into the room - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. The boy was a servant of yours; I believe he can neither read nor write - A. He cannot.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. To every question you asked he very readily answered - A. Yes; he said he was very sorry, he hoped he should not lose his situation in doing what he had done, in taking it without his master's knowledge, nor did he know the value of it; he said he should return it that night if he went home.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember paying a draft of Mr. Page, for two hundred and fifty pound - A. I do; it was paid on the 20th day of June.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any other memory when it was paid except from reference to your books - A. No, I have not.</p>
<p>Q. Have you your books here - A. No; I copied it out from the book.</p>
<p>Q. That will not do. Do you know in what manner it was paid - A. One fifty, one one-hundred, and five twenties.</p>
<p>Q. Can you from memory recollect that they were the notes that you paid - A. I cannot; it is impossible, from the number of notes that we pay away in a day.</p>
<p>Court. Can you swear upon inspection of the book this morning, there was an entry of a fifty pound bank note, and that part of the money was so paid - A. I think I can swear that a fifty pound was paid on that day for that check.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp to prosecutor. You have had the boy some time, how has he behaved himself - A. He had behaved himself remarkably well; I can give him a good character; I compute it partly to my own carelessness; I am sure he would have returned it when he came home on the evening when I gave him a ticket to go to the theatre.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. On the night of the 22nd of June, what time did you go to bed - A. At eleven o'clock. I secured the shop the last thing before I went to bed; I saw the bolts of the door fast, top and bottom, and the screws of the windows were all fast.</p>
<p>COURT. Is your shop the lower part of your house - A. Yes; I occupy the whole house; I got up a little after seven in the morning, and I went down to the shop a quarter before eight o'clock. I went to the shutters; in taking down the second shutter I perceived it drop into my hands; the screw of that shutter which was fastened in the shop remained in; it was cut in the wood; after I took down the shutters, I saw a pane of glass broke quite out; I then returned into the shop to see what I had lost; I discovered seventeen pieces of Irish linen gone; there were a great many pieces of prints taken down and very much disfigured by some person's feet; there were the print of feet upon the prints as if there had been more persons than one.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts is the value of these seventeen pieces of Irish linen - the whole amount - A. The cost price is about fifty pound. I found the shop door was left open; upon discovering my loss I went to the Foundling watchhouse.</p>
<p>Q. There you got some information that led you up to St. Giles's watchhouse - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What part of your property did you see - A. I saw six pieces of Irish linen; I looked at them; I knew them to be mine; they have my wife's marks upon them; the prisoner was there in custody; the goods were kept and produced before the magistrate by them.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Reynolds. I think you said you had been about a month in that business - A. I had.</p>
<p>Q. That is a very short time, you had not an opportunity of being acquainted with one thing any more than another, how do you know it was Irish linen - A. I know it by the invoice.</p>
<p>COURT. Do you know Irish linen when you see it - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>COURT. What parish is your house in - A. In St. George, Bloomsbury.</p>
<p>- COOK. Q. You are a patrol - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your beat - A. Down Russel square. On this night, just before three o'clock, I was going my round from Southampton row, I was going to Woburn place, about two hundred yards off; I saw the prisoner and another man, he had the bag on his shoulder; I stood up against the pillar of Bolton house, where I could have command of them and they could not see me. When they came abreast of me; I sprang out and seized the other man, I said what have you got here; the prisoner faced round and struck me upon the head as hard as he could; the blows rather stagnated me for a bit; the other threw the bundle upon my toes, and took towards Bedford place; I alarmed the constable; the rattles sprung in all directions; the prisoner got within two yards of Bedford place, by that time I had sufficiently recovered myself to pursue him; the prisoner at the bar seeing a watchman coming out of the box, run from him; I then thought to cross him; he being of lighter heels got away; the watchman in Guildford street stopped him; I am sure it was the prisoner at the bar, and he was the same person that struck me with a knotted stick, it was like a black thorn stick. When I saw the watchman in Guildford street stop him, I went towards the property which lay at Bolton house door, captain Blackhall's door; I heard him say when he was locked up in Marlborough street, D - n my eyes, we have made a crack, but we are spoiled; he was going on further in the discourse, but he saw me; then he stopped.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Reynolds. You saw him very distinctly - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You are quite sure that you saw him - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. This was the 22nd of June - A. It was the 23d of June in the morning; it was break of day. When I stopped the other man, the property was tied up in two separate parcels, it was in a bag.</p>
<p>Q. And it was not the prisoner that had the bag - A. No.</p>
<p>COURT. It was just before three o'clock when you stopped him - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did day break - A. It became light about a quarter after two o'clock, it was a dark rainy morning; you might pick up any thing down on the pavement that one saw, about ten minutes or a quarter past two.</p>
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<p>Q. to Mrs. Skillman. I believe you are the wife of the prosecutor - A. I am, the linen is my own marking; there is a piece of Irish linen, No. 41, it cost sixteen pence a yard; there was twenty six yards, but there has been eight yards sold; this piece is twenty five yards, it cost me two shillings and nine pence a-yard; and this is twenty six yards, it cost two shillings and three pence a yard.</p>
<p>COURT. It is all Irish - A. Yes; they have every one our private mark.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. Are you sure that they were in your house on the night of the 22nd - A. I am quite sure.</p>
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<p>Of stealing in the dwelling house to the value of forty shillings and upwards.</p>
<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Are you sure it was above twenty pounds - A. Yes; - about two days after I missed my watch, a double casee silver watch.</p>
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<p>Q. You do not know how long before you had seen the watch - A. No, I suppose about a fortnight.</p>
<p>Q. This was in January - how long was it afterwards that you got any intelligence of the money or the watch - A. I heard nothing of it till the last day of June; I rode out in the morning; when I returned my servant told me he had taken William. I got a constable, and when the constable came I went in to him, I said how could you be such a cursed fool for coming here you knew you would be taken in custody and I would
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<p>Q. When you got to Mr. Salmons did you find any watch there - A. Yes, I saw the watch.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. How did he behave while in your service - A. He was very attentive to his business, never went out of a night; and I was very much surprized when my man told me he had done it. In the hackney coach, going to Whitecross street, he said he had got in liquor and the money was all stole from him.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. My lord, and gentlemen of the jury, at the time this offence was stated to be committed I was in a deranged state of mind, on account of my master suddenly discharging of me from my service, and at the same time declaring he would not give me a character; I always bore a good character; on account of my youth, and having nobody to give me a character, I humbly hope your lordship will let me serve his Majesty in any way you may think proper.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Who was in the shop at the time - A. Nobody but himself; he ran away immediately; my husband came home and went to the boy's mother; the prisoner said his mother sent him; his mother lived in St. James' street, Oxford road.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that when you went out of the shop he ran away with the waistcoats - A. Yes, I saw him run away with the waistcoats.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ever find your things - A. No; when the boy was taken, he told me he had sold the things.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent of taking the things.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 17.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18080713-24-person291" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are a carpenter, you were at the same building - A. Yes; I left the place about seven o'clock; at six the next morning I returned, I found the place broken open, and both saws gone.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-24-person292" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman in Steward street, Tottenham Court road; after calling the hour of past four in the morning, I heard the alarm given; I saw two lads running; Barnaby was one, and another lad in company with him; I sprang my rattle and followed them; in about forty yards the saws dropped from between them; I picked up the saws, I sprang my rattle again, gave a fresh alarm; the prisoners were chased into Tottenham Court road towards Fitzroy square; Barnaby was stopped and delivered into the charge a watchman; I did not see Wilson till he was brought before the magistrate at eleven o'clock; I am sure Barnaby is one; I cannot swear to Wilson because his apparel was changed.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180807130021"/>Q. Are you sure Barnaby was one of them that run by - A. Yes; I am not certain of the other.</p>
<p>(The property produced and identified.)</p>
<p>Barnaby's Defence. I was going to look after work at four o'clock in the morning. I picked them up at the corner of the street.</p>
<p>Wilson's Defence. I am innocent.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was he to receive money for you - A. Yes; and to pay money for me, either in doors or out of doors; I had doubts of his honesty. Some time before this fact came out on the
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<p>Mr. Gurney. Have you any partner - A. None.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-25-person300" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Lucas, at Tooting, on the 29th of April my master gave me some money and an order for Mr. Hooper in St. John Street, for two gallons of gin, two gallons of rum, two gallons of brandy; I gave to the prisoner, at Hooper's, the order; the prisoner ordered the other servant to put the goods up; which he did; I told the prisoner if he would make a bill I would pay for it; he gave me the bill and receipt; I paid him five pounds thirteen shillings and sixpence.</p>
<p>(The bill and receipt read)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was seriously distressed, I did it in an unguarded moment, I meaned to return it. I never was in any disgrace in my life.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Where were the prisoners - A. In Charlotte street, walking together very deliberately; the prisoner Rose Kite, went through Mr. Rolfe's shop, he keeps a potatoe warehouse; I secured Wood, and when Kite came out I secured her; we took them to my master's shop, and from there to the watchhouse; I took the the handkerchiefs from Kite; these are the six handkerchiefs; I know them to be my master's property; there is no mark on them; here are some handkerchiefs that match with them, that were left behind.</p>
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<p>(The property produced and identified)</p>
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<p>Kite's Defence. What she says is the truth.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>- FIGGET. I am footman to Mr. Search;
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<interp inst="t18080713-27-person320" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> brought a bag down stairs; I asked him what he had got there; he told me he had some waste; there were some holes in the bag. I saw the feathers were not waste I put my fingers in the hole, and pulled some of the feathers out; I took the bag from him and put it behind the counter; I removed it into the accompting house, and begged them to call Mr. Search; I asked Mr. Search whether he sold them feathers at two pence a pound, or no; he said, no. I went for an officer; I secured the woman, she wished me to let her go.</p>
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<p>Q. What is she - A. A
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<interp inst="t18080713-27-person322" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I went up stairs to sew a bag; I said to Gaskin how could you be such a fool; he said he did it either to oblige a friend or a shopmate, I cannot say which he said.</p>
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<interp inst="t18080713-27-person323" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer belonging to Hatton Garden office. On the morning of the 25th of June Mr. Figgett came to me; I went with him to the shop, he had detained the woman; she said they were given to her by Gaskin. I took up Gaskin; he said he was very sorry, he was afraid he should be transported. This is the bag delivered to me by Mr. Figgett.</p>
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<p>Figgett. That is the same bag that I stopped; there were five pounds and three quarters of the best feathers at the bottom of the bag. The waste was on the top.</p>
<p>Gaskin's Defence. I have worked in Mr. Search's family sixteen years and nine months; I have been in the habit of taking money. On the 24th of June
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<interp inst="t18080713-27-person325" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> spoke to me for twenty eight pound of waste for an acquaintance of his, he said she was coming on Saturday morning about eight o'clock. About nine o'clock Grey came in with the woman, he told me there was the woman that came after the feathers; I weighed them. Knowing that she wanted waste, I took a bag which had at the bottom some swan, with some sweepings of the house; I saw they were swan feathers under when I put the waste in; I could not then unmix them when I had shot them down in the bag; the bag was to be brought back on Saturday night.</p>
<p>Kilbrian's Defence. I know nothing of the feathers at all; I stood still till he weighed the feathers; I never had the feathers in my custody.</p>
<p>Gaskin called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>Kilbrian called one witness, who gave her a good character.</p>
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