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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180811260001"/>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 26th of NOVEMBER, 1808, and following Days,
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180811260002"/>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>Q. Did the prisoner at any time come to your house - A.She came on the 3d of October.</p>
<p>Q. Had you upon that day received any notes - A. I had, about twelve o'clock in the day received thirty pounds of a man in bank notes - two two-pound notes, and about ten or eleven one pound notes I brought home; the others I paid away; I cannot swear whether it was ten or eleven. I put the notes in a leather pocket book, and there were six or seven seven-shilling pieces; I put them in an iron hooped trunk in the chamber where I was sitting at supper, where I lodge myself; I locked the trunk, and I unlocked it again to shew
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<p>Q. What time of the day did you put the pocket book in the trunk - A. About six o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. What time in the evening did this young woman come to ask for a lodging - A. Between seven and eight o'clock; she asked me for a lodging for a single person, if she could sleep with any body; I said I had a single woman lodger, and I thought she might sleep with her; her name is
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<p>Q. Was that in the trunk in which you had put the pocket book - A. It was; she looked at the shawl, and said she thought she could wash it very well.</p>
<p>Q. Did she take it out of the trunk - A. No, I took it out of the trunk, and I put it in again, and she sat down and supped a little mutton broth with me; the other young woman came and said she should sleep with her that night; accordingly she went down stairs to fetch some things, as she pretended, to sleep in. I suspected nothing till the next morning. A young woman came for me to pay her a pound note; I opened my trunk and said, Oh dear, my money is gone. I missed my pocket book, my notes, and seven shilling pieces.</p>
<p>Q. When did you next see the prisoner - A. I saw the prisoner that day, and I thought she behaved awkward. I saw her in the room where Black lived. She bought a great many fine things, and was dressed out like a lady.</p>
<p>Q. How soon afterwards was she apprehended - A. I applied at Worship street office for a search warrant, and on Friday the 7th of October she was taken to the justice in Worship street; and then they chose that I should look in again on the Monday, and there they convicted her to come to the Old Bailey.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find your pocket book again - A. Yes, Mr. Armstrong has it; she confessed having it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find it, or Mr. Armstrong - A. I said to her, pray where is my pocket book; she said I will go and fetch it; I asked her this in her own room in my house; this was on Friday the 7th of October; - she took the pocket book out of a basket from a heap of rags.</p>
<p>Q. Who was by at the time she confessed - A. Mr. Armstrong, and the young woman
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<p>Q. Did you find any of your notes - A. No; not one.</p>
<p>ELIZABETH BLACK. Q. Did you on the 3d of October lodge with Mrs. Waylett - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner coming to lodge in the same room with you on that night - A. Yes, Mrs. Waylett called to me about half after seven o'clock to come into her room; the prisoner was with her. Mrs. Waylett asked me if it was convenient for her to lodge with me; I said I did not know it was, but I would let her be there; then the young body said she would come in about half an hour; and she came back at the watch going ten; I never saw the young woman before; I was in bed. The next morning the young woman dressed herself, and I did not see the wearing apparel she had on; I had no candle; I did not see there was any alteration, no further than she was smart. On Friday the pocket book was found in the old lady's hamper, with some rags; Mr. Armstrong found it. The hamper was up in my room, with some rags belonging to Mrs. Waylett.</p>
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<p>Q. Who took it out of the basket - A. I do not know whether it was her hand or mine, they were both in at once, but I believe my hand catched it before it came to the sight of the people; I thought the notes were there, but there was nothing but duplicates and receipts. This is the pocket book, I have had it ever since.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Waylett. Look at that pocket book, do you know it - A. I do.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the pocket book in which your notes were put, and which you put in this iron bound box - A. It was.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence; called two witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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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. Knapp.</p>
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<p>Q. Have you got a copy of the record of the conviction of Samuel Cummings - A. I have; I have examined it with the original at the office of the clerk of the peace for the county of Middlesex, where the conviction took place; it is a correct copy. (The copy of the record read.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-3-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. I believe you are clerk to Mr. Newport, New Prison, Clerkenwell - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar - A. Yes; I was present at the time he was tried and convicted, on the 7th of July, 1806, at the Sessions House, Clerkenwell, for uttering counterfeited money; he was ordered to be confined one year in New Prison and to find sureties for two years.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember in September last the prisoner coming to your house - A. Yes; on the 16th of September.</p>
<p>Q. At what time in the day was it - A. I cannot pretend exactly to say; it was between two and three o'clock I believe; he came alone.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know him before - A. No; he called for a glass of ale; I served him with a glass of ale. I threw the shilling on the table which he gave me.</p>
<p>Q. What part of the house was this that he gave you the shilling - A.In the passage where I have a machine to draw beer; at that time I stood behind the table; the place being dark I just looked at it and threw it on the table; I said I hoped it was a good one; he said yes.</p>
<p>COURT. Did you throw it on the table to sound it - A. Not particularly to sound it. I gave him his change, a sixpence and four pennyworth of halfpence, and then I took the shilling up and went towards the light to see whether it was a good one; I found it was a bad one.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Are you quite sure the shilling you look up, after having throwed it down, was the shilling you took from him - A. Yes; it was a smooth shilling, it looked very well; when I rubbed it I found what it was directly; as soon as ever I pronounced it was a bad one Mr.
<persName id="t18081126-3-person66">Ray</persName> the officer took hold of the prisoner and tied his hands; Mr. Ray was in the house before that; I marked the shilling and afterwards gave it to Mr. Kennedy, he came in with Mr. Ray.</p>
<p>COURT. That was the same shilling that the prisoner tendered to you - A. I am certain of that.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He says Ray and Kennedy were in the house; they were not.</p>
<p>COURT. Had Ray and Kennedy been in the house before he came in - A. They were in the house before he came in.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He says that he gave me the change of the shilling. Mr. Ray took the change out of his hand.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I gave him the halfpence and the sixpence in his hand; he dropped the sixpence, the halfpence I never saw again.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar - A. I do; I have known him this two or three years.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the day of Edmonton fair - A. I do; on Friday the 16th of September, I was in company with
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<p>Q. Did you accompany Ray on this day - A. I did; I with him to the house of Mr. Hargrave; Mr. Hargrave gave me a shilling. I was sitting in the back parlour, I heard a voice call for a glass of ale; sometime after that I heard the landlord say it was a bad shilling; the landlord was in the passage.</p>
<p>Q. Who did he say it was a bad shilling to - A. To the person that tendered it, as I considered it, that induced me to come out of the parlour; I saw the prisoner and I knew him; at that time Mr. Ray had got hold of him by the arm; we took him into the parlour.</p>
<p>Q. When did you get possession of that shilling - A. Immediately I took him into the parlour; Mr. Hargrave held the shilling in his hand; I desired Mr. Hargrave to mark the shilling, and then when he had marked it, Ray proceeded to search him in my presence. I saw him find nineteen counterfeit shillings up. on him, seven good sixpences, he counted, he found upon him likewise, and four shillings and twopence in copper, he found upon him; which he took out of his pocket.</p>
<p>Q.What did Mr. Hargrave do with the shilling he marked - A. He gave it to me. I then went to search the prisoner again; in his right hand waistcoat pocket
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<p>Q. Did you know him before - A. Yes, I have known him this five or six years before.</p>
<p>Q. to Hargrave. Just look at that shilling and see whether that is the shilling you marked and gave to Kennedy - A. Yes, that is the one I had of the prisoner; I marked it and gave it to Kennedy.</p>
<p>MR. NICHOLLS. - Q. You are one of the moniers of his Majesty's Mint - the shilling that Mr. Hargrave gave to Kennedy, I put into your hand - A. It is a counterfeit.</p>
<p>COURT. It has the resemblance of a shilling, I suppose - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. But it is a counterfeit - A. Yes. The other ten are also counterfeits.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Look at the others - A. The nine are also counterfeits.</p>
<p>Q. Do they appear fresh - A. Yes.</p>
<p>COURT. Where are the good one's - A. The one that Kennedy speaks of, I rather think it is a bad one; it is silver; it never was a shilling. Here is one sixpence is good, and the others I believe are silver; they are passable; they have a better appearance than the others.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. When I put the shilling down on the table, I did not mean to give it him at all; I was putting my hand into my pocket to take some halfpence out to give him for the glass of ale; before I could get my hand in my pocket Mr. Ray and Kennedy seized both my hands; the landlord never moved it from where it was, at the other end of the table, till they had searched me.</p>
<p>COURT. Do you mean to say it laid on the table all the time - A. Yes, it never was moved till they moved it to him; nor was I ever moved from there into the parlour; I was searched upon the very spot, and when he offered me the change of this shilling, they took it out of his hand back again; I did not, receive it.</p>
<p>Q. to Hargrave. We have understood from your evidence that he gave the shilling into your hand, that you threw it down on the table - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. So that you are very confident that he gave you the shilling in payment of the ale, and you returned him the sixpence and the fourpence - A. Yes; he afterwards dropped the sixpence.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes, he was in my father's service.</p>
<p>Q. How long had he been in your father's service - A. About a fortnight.</p>
<p>Q. Did you at any time in the beginning of this month see him do any thing - A. On the 1st of October, about half past eight in the morning, I went into the top shop, I saw him put a piece of bolt copper into his breeches; I hid myself in the top shop so as he could not see me.</p>
<p>Q. How long after you had been in the top shop did he come there - A. About four or five minutes.</p>
<p>Q. After he had come in what did he do - A. He put on his coat, and when he had got his coat on he took up a piece of bolt copper and put it in his breeches, below his clothes.</p>
<p>Q. Had he been at work in the shop before - A. He had the day before; he usually pulled his coat off and put it there. After he had put the copper into his breeches he went out into the street; I told my father, and my father followed him and brought him back; he came along the yard, and my father catched the bolt copper as he was going to deliver it.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you on the 1st of October, in consequence of what your son told you, go after the prisoner - A. Yes, between eight and nine o'clock in the morning, I overlook him in St. John's square, Clerkenwell, about four or five hundred yards from my house; I brought him back to my own house; as soon as he got into the premises he made a run to the place where he had put his coat on to the lower shop; there he attempted to deliver the piece of bolt copper; I saw him take it out of his breeches; he attempted to throw it down; I caught his hand, in the scuffle it fell to the ground; but I felt it in his hands and saw it; I took it up myself; this is the piece of copper; I can swear to it being mine. Here it a nick in it here, and being half sawed off, and then broken off, I know it by that; I am sure it is my property. I had it of the copper company the day before; I had two hundred weight and a half to be worked up, for the company.</p>
<p>Q. Had you observed these marks the day before - A. No; I observed it when he took it out of his breeches.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He did not buy that copper of the company, he had it off a Jew that brings him stolen copper sometimes.</p>
<p>Q. to Frost, junior. Is that the same sort of shape and sized copper that he put into his breeches - A. It is.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I,
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<p>Q. to Mrs. Frost. That boy says in his defence, that you having missed some copper you suspected him, and that you had him searched by a constable; that after being searched nothing was found upon him; he was
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<p>Q. He says that after being searched by a constable, he was allowed to go as far as St. John's square - A. He was allowed to go as far as St. John's square; the constable came afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. When he was brought back, he thought some pieces of copper were laying there like that which you lost, and he picked it up - was that the case - A. No; there were no pieces of copper in that room, except that piece of copper I caught in his hand as it was tumbling down.</p>
<p>Q. to Frost, junior. On the 1st of October, the day you have been speaking of, had the prisoner been searched by any constable before he went out - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was you in the lower shop at the time he was brought in with this piece of copper - A. I was in the yard, just behind my father.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see your father take the copper from him - A. Yes, I was just in the entry of the door way of the lower shop.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see where the piece of copper came from, immediately before your father took it from him - A. I saw it in his hand: my father make a snap at it; it fell down on the ground.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see it come out of his breeches - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him stoop to pick up any thing off the ground before your father made a snatch at it - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any copper in the place where your father took the copper from him; was there any copper lying on the ground for him to pick up - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Was a constable sent for afterwards - A. Yes.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Lawrence.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Have you any partner in that trade - A. None.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see the gentleman buy an umbrella - A. No, but the shopman came backwards for change of Mrs. Price, saying that the gentleman had bought an umbrella.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any thing of the prisoner at his going out - A. No; I came in the shop before the gentleman that had bought the umbrella had left it, when the shopman came forward with the change.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner in the shop then - A. No, he was gone; the gentleman was there that had bought the other umbrella; the gentleman asked if the prisoner came in with an umbrella in his hand; I knowing that he did not, I said no. Mrs. Price asked me to go after the prisoner. I went down Temple bar and through Fleet street; the gentleman said he went that way; and when I came to Water lane in Fleet street, I saw the prisoner going with an umbrella in his hand, he was walking; I stopped him, and told him he must come back along with me; he said I was mistaken in his person; when I told him where he had got the umbrella, he came with me back as far as Temple lane, and there he ran away from me; I followed him and catched him again; he had the umbrella with him when I caught him. I brought him back to the shop, he brought the umbrella in the shop and laid it on the back of the counter. Mr. Price took it up and the prisoner was secured; we called a coach and took him to Bow street directly.</p>
<p>Q. to Price You have got an umbrella in your hand, were you in the shop when the prisoner was brought back - A. I was. When he came in he had this umbrella; I took him in the warehouse, he laid it down, I took it up, it has never been out of my possession since.</p>
<p>Q. Can you say whether that umbrella had been in the shop any part of that day - A. It had been in the shop window for sale.</p>
<p>Q. You did not mix the umbrella which the prisoner brought in with the other umbrellas - A. No; it is a silk umbrella; I valued it at ten shillings; it is worth double. When the prisoner was brought in with the umbrella he begged for mercy, and wished to serve his majesty, which I was anxious he should, but the magistrate thought proper to bind me over.</p>
<p>Q. to Smith. You are very sure that the man that you met with the umbrella was the man that came in the shop - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Should you have known him had you overtaken him without an umbrella in his hand - A. I particularly observed him when I got up to him, before I went into the shop.</p>
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<p>Q. How long did he live with you - A. Nearly ten years.</p>
<p>Q. What was the course of his employ - A. Looking out goods and sending them out in the country to the various customers; that was part of his employ; he had also the paying of workmen that were employed out of doors, and the porters and other servants.</p>
<p>Q.Was he to receive money - A. He was to receive money in the retail way in the shop.</p>
<p>Q. Look at that account - whose hand writing is that - A. The prisoner's; he kept a weekly account in a book.</p>
<p>Q. To what amount did he debit himself in the week preceding the 26th of December last - A. He debited himself with having received thirty six pound seventeen shillings and sixpence.</p>
<p>Q. To what amount did he state to have paid - A. Thirty pound twelve shillings and two pence; leaving a balance of six pound five shillings and four pence.</p>
<p>Q. Among the sums stated there do you see two items, money paid to Mr. Crawford - A. I do, to Mr. Crawford eleven shillings and six pence, and to Mr. Brookes two pound thirteen shillings; he accounted for these sums in his own hand writing; these are the hand writing of the prisoner, and they correspond with the book delivered in on Monday morning to one of the shopkeepers, as vouchers for the charge.</p>
<p>Q. That is the voucher for Mr. Crawford and Mr. Brookes - A. It is; both are in the book.</p>
<p>Q. What week is this you are talking of - A. On Monday the 26th of September.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney. Then he represented to you that he paid Mr. Crawford eleven shillings and sixpence - A. He did, and to Mr. Brookes two pound thirteen shillings.</p>
<p>Q. And by means of this representation to you, you took from him a sum of only six pound and a fraction, whereas you ought to have the sum of seven pound and a fraction, you thereby obtained of him a less sum than you ought - A. Certainly.</p>
<p>COURT. Did you always pay him money in advance - A. He always had money; we generally advanced on Monday or Tuesday fifteen or twenty pound.</p>
<p>Q. He lived with you near ten years - A. Yes; he always behaved extremely well.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember on the 24th of September last what money you received of him - A. I received of the prisoner seven shillings and sixpence; he paid it me for his employers, and all that was due to me, and all that I received; he paid me five shillings in copper, and two shillings in silver.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When did this happen - A. On Saturday last, the 22nd.</p>
<p>Q. It is your house - A. Yes, I live there, I am the occupier of the house.</p>
<p>Q. You have no partner that lives with you - A. None, only my family. I only come here to prove the house and property.</p>
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<p>Q. When did this happen - A. On Saturday last just about eleven o'clock in the forenoon.</p>
<p>Q.Who was at home - A. Me and my mistress; we had a sweep in the kitchen taking down the smoke jack; I thought I heard somebody go down stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your kitchen - A. Up one pair of stairs; I thought I heard somebody go down the last pair of stairs; I came to the top of the stairs and peeped through the bannisters, I saw a man go out of the door with a bundle of linen of different sorts under his arm; I missed sight of him till I saw him turn down Bucklersbury; I followed him and called out stop thief, I overtook him; Rober Watts, the constable, came and took him.</p>
<p>Q. You saw Watts stop him - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever lose sight of him - A. I lost sight of him for a moment while he turned the corner of Bucklersbury; he was going towards Size lane.</p>
<p>Q. When you saw him again had he the bundle with him - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure he is the same man - A. I never saw his face.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure he is the same man that you followed - A. Yes; when he was stopped he dropped the bundle, and I turned round and came home.</p>
<p>Q. You took the linen up - A. No, I did not, somebody else picked it up; I came home and informed my mistress of it.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of this man - A. No, I never saw him in my life.</p>
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. Do you know these things - A. Yes, perfectly well, they are all mine.</p>
<p>Q. You have valued them at five pound - A. I put them in to the best of my judgment.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was in liquor; I am guilty of the crime, with shame I confess it; it is the first offence that ever I was guilty of.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<p>Q. Where they in the drawers - A. Yes, except
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Gurney.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-8-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Sunday morning the 2nd of October at six o'clock I was in the Minories, accompanied with Forrester and another; I saw the prisoner on the opposite side of the Minories, he was going down, I was coming up, he had got a bag with him, it appeared full; this is the bag, the three bottles were in it; he had the bag across his shoulder, walking on; I crossed over the way, and before I got up to him he stopped himself almost; I asked him what he had, he said he had got some castor oil, he was going home, and he had bought it of a man a month ago; I asked him if he knew the man, he said he did not; I asked him where he brought it from, he could give no answer to that; I took him to the watchhouse and found the contents of it; the bag contained three bottles of castor oil, four cakes of bees' wax, three pieces of camphire, one paper of valerian; one bottle of quicksilver I saw my partner find in his pocket at the watchhouse; about six pounds he dropped out where he worked. We sent to Mr. Hardle.</p>
<p>Q. He was going down the Minories when you saw him, he told you he was going home - where did he live - A. At No. 22, St. Thomas Apostle; he was going from home. The property has been in my care ever since.</p>
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<p>Q. How long has the prisoner been in your employ - A. About ten months as
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18081126-8-off39 t18081126-8-crimeloc43"/>; I suppose we have sometimes from ten to fifteen hundred weight of camphire, more or less in the house at different times; it is impossible for us to have missed it.</p>
<p>Q. Had you such articles resembling every one of these in your shop - A. We had the whole of them.</p>
<p>Q. In the first place, is there any thing particular in that valerian - A. Nothing further than it appears mouldy from dampness, not a good article; we had valerian exactly like that; these three bottles of castor oil I have no doubt but they are ours, and the bag we have some like it; the castor oil has been decanted.</p>
<p>Q. After it is decanted you cement the cork - A. We do, with wax, rosin, and oil.</p>
<p>Q. Have you got some of the remainder of these bottles here - A. I have.</p>
<p>Q. Have you compared the cement of the one with the other, does it correspond - A. I have not the least doubt but they are part of the same quantity.</p>
<p>Q. You went to the Compter to see the prisoner - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make him any promise at all - A. He would not say any thing in the presence of the officer; he desired the officer to walk out; he went of one side. He then said he hoped I would not be severe, or something to that effect, and that it was the first time; he observed there were no marks on them; I told him if he would attone for his crime by a confession of his accomplice, I would be lenient; he replied he would.</p>
<p>COURT. Then we must not hear what he said after that.</p>
<p>- LEE. I am an apprentice to the prosecutors.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know where the prisoner lodged - A. No. 22, Little St. Thomas Apostle.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go with the officer to search his lodgings - A. Yes; one of his boxes smelled strongly of camphire.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I never had any thought of doing any thing of the kind, nor did I ever do any thing of the kind.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Where was he - A. Immediately under the bar; I saw the handkerchief in his hand, which he immediately threw behind him: I saw this from the light coming from the shop which is immediately by the bar; I saw him very plain. I immediately seized him and took him to St. Dunstan's watchhouse.</p>
<p>Q. How far had he followed you before you saw this - A. A very short distance; I did not feel him but just before I got to the bar. I picked up my handkerchief.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. My lord, and gentlemen of the jury - I stand at the bar completely innocent of the charge alledged against me. On the evening it is said the robbery was committed, I was going to spend the evening with my sister, who is a servant to a respectable tradesman at Charing Cross. The prosecutor said I had robbed him; at the same instant I was walking along a gentleman kicked his foot against the handkerchief; the gentleman seeing a mob walked on; the prosecutor claimed the handkerchief; and although I know myself innocent, I was dragged to the watch-house.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180811260009"/>I am indicted in London, which I am told is wrong, the robbery was done in Middlesex. Gentleman I am a poor young man, a hatter by trade, now a private in the London Militia; and for some time I have been the only support of an aged father; but I now am at a loss for money and friends to assist me; I therefore hope and flatter myself that this real statement of my case will have every possible weight upon your minds to prove my innocence.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. You say your pocket was picked before you got through the bar - A. Yes, it was done under the bar; I had got through the bear when I discovered that I had lost the handkerchief; I saw the handkerchief in the prisoner's hand.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. There is none of this in the indictment - A. No; none of this I can swear to.</p>
<p>Mr. Gleed. Have you drawn the corks of the bottles to see whether the bottles contain sherry, or no - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. Look at it; are these pieces your fur - A. It was of that description that he was working on that morning; it is impossible to swear to fur that is not marked; I have no doubt but they are mine.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence, called one witness, who gave him a good character</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How were the bales packed - A. They were in cloths; there was no tilt over them.</p>
<p>ABRAHAM JACKSON. Q. Are you a servant to Mr. Cotterell - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. On the morning of the 12th of of July at what time did you unload the waggon - A. About five o'clock in the morning; I found a bale of bacon missing, the cloth was cut to pieces; the cloth was left.</p>
<p>Cross examined by Mr. Gleed. You seem to swear pretty broadly - did you see thirty bales loaded - A. No; but I can tell twenty nine bales from thirty.</p>
<p>JOHN BURKE. Q. I believe you live at No. 19, Tothill street, Gray's inn lane - A. Yes: about an hundred yards from Mr. Cotterell's warehouse.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see any body else there - A. I saw
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<p>Q. On the night of the 11th of July did you hear any noise at Burke's door - A. Yes, about a quarter before two I looked out of the window, I saw three sides of bacon, I saw Mr. Burke throw them out in the street; Mrs. Collins went to the door, she took hold of Burke's shirt, she said for God's sake do not throw it out, there is Mrs. Nicholls looking out and we shall be done; she called
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had some words at home;
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How far was it from this public house - A. It was a very few doors. I went into her apartment with her, I agreed to sleep with her all night; I did; I asked her if she chused to have any thing more to drink before she went to bed; she said she would take a little drop more liquor; after I had been in bed an hour I awoke, I heard a noise below, I found the person that was by the side of me gone.</p>
<p>Q. You found the prisoner gone - A. Yes; I directly found my watch gone, a one pound note and three shillings in silver; they had been in my breeches under my pillow.</p>
<p>Q. Had you put your breeches there when you went to rest - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. She got away without disturbing you - A. Yes. When I missed these things I immediately got up and dressed myself; I put my hand into my coat pocket to feel for my silk handkerchief, that was gone and half a crowns worth of halfpence that was tied up in an old silk handkerchief; the old silk handkerchief was left behind; the silk handkerchief that I had about my neck was gone; I went down and saw a watchman in the street, I asked him who kept that house; he said he would go in and see.</p>
<p>Q. Were you sober - A. I was not intoxicated in liquor but so as I knew what I was about.</p>
<p>Q. How lately before you went to bed had you seen your money in your pocket - A. Before I went into bed the woman was undressing herself in the room; at the same time my watch was in my breeches.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a light in the room when you found the prisoner gone - A. No, but the watchman came up with me, and with his light I locked over the bed and the room; the watchman advised me to go home. I went down Broad street to go home; the first person that I met was the prisoner in company with a young woman and a young man; the man flew away from the prisoner; I laid hold of the prisoner, the other young woman tried to shove me off; I called the watchman immediately and he came up: I told him of the prisoner; he took her and searched her.</p>
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<p>Q. You came up he call of this man - A. I did; I found that he had two young women in his arms; I said who is the person that robbed you; he said the one next the shutters; I took her by the arm and pulled her into the middle of the road, I then secured her arme and kept her till another watchman came; from thence we took her to the watchhouse; the beadle was going to search her, she put her hand in her pocket and gave him the watch; Crawford was by, he claimed the
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<p>Prosecutor. This is my watch, I will swear to it.</p>
<p>- ORAM. This was the watch that she delivered from her person to me; I found upon her three shillings in a housewife; the bank note I believe she swallowed; she spoke thick when she came in the watchhouse; we searched her mouth as soon as we could, but we could not find it. The prosecutor described the maker's name, it fully answered to the description; Emery is the maker's name.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. When this young man came up to me, he said he had not much money; he said he would go home with me; he said never mind, I have some property to leave with you till the morning. I wanted something to drink; I went down, and when I went down he followed me and stopped me. The beadle said if I had any thing to give it him; I gave him the watch.</p>
<p>Jenkins. Before Mr. Conant, she said she took the watch from him for fear any body should rob him; she denied having the watch when she was taken.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 28.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did not you say any thing to him for feeling your waistcoat - A. No; I went out then to avoid him, then I went in again.</p>
<p>Q. What made you sit down there that time - A. Why, the house was very full, I was very hot; then I went in again. Then he asked me what o'clock it was, he pushed very much against me again; I said I did not know rightly, I believed it was about ten; he says I want to know very particular, for I left my watch at home; then he pushed very much against me, as if in the crowd; I found his hand in my right hand breeches pocket; he pulled his hand out, jumped down, and said let be come by, I want to go out; he pushed by me. I found he had turned my pocket inside out; I jumped down after him, he run down stairs, I halloed out stop stief; they shut the check door and stopped him, I followed him instantly; the check keeper stopped him; they got Tredway the officer, he laid hold of him.</p>
<p>Q. Can you say what money you had in your pocket - A. Yes, I had three guineas in gold, two seven shilling pieces and some silver; I could not say exactly how much, it was in my right hand pocket.</p>
<p>Q. How lately had you known that money was in your pocket - A. About two minutes before I left him pushing and feeling about me; I felt my money in my pocket after I came from sitting in the window.</p>
<p>Q. Could you by chance speak to any of that money - A. I spoke to the officer what there was; there were three guineas, two seven shilling pieces and some silver shewed me; I had mentioned to the officer what money I had lost.</p>
<p>Q. Among the money shewn you was there any piece that you could identify - A. Yes, a seven shilling piece.
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<p>Q. You are sure that you had the money when the prisoner spoke to you - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Reynolds. What part of the gallery was you sitting - A. We were standing, there was no room to sit; it was very full where I was standing.</p>
<p>Q. Persons were pressing about you at that time - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Others pushed as well as the man at the bar - A. The others pushed, but not like him.</p>
<p>Q. Probably if they pushed they might move him - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. When he opened your waistcoat how came it you did not speak to him - A. I went out and told a young man at the window, there was a parcel of Jews there; I did not like to say any thing to them.</p>
<p>Q. When you left the window to return to the gallery, how came you to go to the spot where he was - A. I could not get to any other place to see.</p>
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<p>Q. Was you at Drury lane theatre on Monday the 17th of this month - A. Yes, I was up in the one shilling gallery; I could not see, it was full; I was going down to go home.</p>
<p>Q. As you were going down the one shilling gallery what did you hear - A. I heard the cry of stop thief; the voice was from above; I was were the check taker was; when I heard the cry of stop thief, I stopped and turned round my head, and saw that there man at the bar chuck some money in a corner.</p>
<p>Q. You mean the prisoner - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Where was he when he chucked it - A. He was upon the flight of stairs above the check taker; he threw it into one of the corners of the seat of the window.</p>
<p>Q. How did you know it was money at that time - A. I heard it rattle like money.</p>
<p>Q. What became of him after he chucked the money as you described it - A. He walked down the other flight of stairs to where the check taker was, and the gate was fast. The officer was sent for and he was taken in custody.</p>
<p>Q. Had you told any body the place where you saw him chuck the money - A. Yes, I told the money taker I saw him chuck something like money, it rattled; I told him where he had chucked it, and I told Mr. Tredway; he took up the money from the same place where the prisoner had chucked it.</p>
<p>Q. You are sure that the prisoner is the person that you saw chuck that money - A. Yes.</p>
<p>HENRY TREDWAY. I am a constable of Bow street I attend Drury lane playhouse, I was there on Monday
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<p>Q. In consequence of any information you received from the witness Saunders, did you look for any money - A. I did; I searched the prisoner first, and then I took up the lamp and went up with the boy to the window, there I found the money; I found three guineas, two seven shilling pieces, five shillings and a six pence; I have kept the money ever since. I produce it.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is the seven shilling piece; I know it by being a crooked one.</p>
<p>Q. You cannot say positively that this is your seven shilling piece, only that one of your seven shilling pieces was crooked - A. Yes, but I had the same number of guineas, three guineas and two seven shilling pieces and some loose silver; I cannot exactly say how much.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. My lord, and gentlemen of the jury - with respect to the charge that is now preferred against me, I am totally ignorant and innocent of the circumstances altogether; and however plausible the story may be, I feel inward satisfaction that my fate is to be decided by a British jury; I shall now therefore throw myself on the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. Who was with you - A.
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<interp inst="t18081126-16-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We continued in that public house about an hour or a little more, we drank three pints of porter each. On my coming out of the house, I stopped at the corner of the street to make water; the prisoner came up to me and asked me to go home with her; I told her I would not, I was going on board; she shoved back a step or two and came up to me the second time, and said I had better go home with her; I told her I would not and shoved her away with my hands; she came and put her hands into my side jacket pocket, and while I was buttoning my breeches up she made off. It was a short jacket, I had my surtout coat over it; she took my pocket book out of my pocket and run away.</p>
<p>Q. What was there in that pocket book - A. Three one pound notes and a five pound note; upon her running away I ran after her; she run through a passage and shut one or two doors after her but they would not keep fast, she run into a necessary, I got hold of her and told her she had got my pocket book; she said she knew nothing of me; a number of Irishmen and Jews and women came round me and asked me what was the matter; I told them she had got my pocket book; they asked me what I was going to do with the woman; I told them I insisted upon having my pocket book. I had then fast hold of her by the arm; they told me to let her go for I would break her arm; after they found that I would not let her go they got some of one side of me and some of another; some of them pulled me and others shoved me, and rescued her from me; I told my shipmate,
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<p>Q. Are you sure the prisoner at the bar is the woman - A. Yes, she was in the house where we had this beer, she was very near me at one time, she was sitting on the top of the settle with her feet on the seat, and I was sitting at her feet hear half an hour.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. Had you any conversation with the woman at the public house - A. No, she drank out of the pot without my consent, I did not ask her.</p>
<p>Q. You never found you pocket book again - A. No; I should have had it had it not been for the women that came round and rescued her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-16-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Was you at this public house on the 9th of this month in Wentworth street, with the last witness - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you stay in the public house - A. Near an hour; I had three pints of beer and my partner had three pints of beer; the prisoner was sitting close to us for near half an hour; I and Hart went out together; just as we got in the open street Hart stopped to make water; I walked on a little further; he called out George, I am robbed; I saw the prisoner running away and he after her; she went through an alley and he after her; I went up the alley and saw
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<interp inst="t18081126-16-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> having hold of the prisoner by the arm, a mob soon arose and separated Hart from her; she got away, Hart was kept there by the mob, and I ran after her; I kept sight of her; she went into a strange house, to the second floor, where I never was before, I followed her up two pair of stairs, as she was entering the two pair of stairs door I just got hold of her gown, an Irishman that lived there in the room, he said by Jesus you have no business here man, and they shut the door against me with great violence; I sung out there was a thief in the room; I had no answer; I stopped there about two minutes and then went down for fear of being in danger, being in such a place; I stopped in the street, just over the way, two hours, while Hart went for an officer; Hrrt then came with two officers; before the officers came they throwed a stone near as big as my fist, it struck me very hard on my thigh, whether it came from the house door or window, being dusk, I cannot say. The officers and Hart went and searched the house, I went with them; we went into the room where I saw the prisoner go in; she had gone from thence, the Irishman remained there.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that the prisoner is the woman that you pursued into this house - A. Yes, the prisoner is the woman, I am perfectly sure of it.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. As I was coming through the alley, there was another tall woman leaning on his shoulder; I do not know that I should know the woman if I was to see her; he called me to him, I went and asked him what he wanted, he told me I had robbed him; he searched me and began to ill use me; my face was scratched; the people told him not to ill
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Lawrence.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had you a horse in your stable on the evening of the 18th of September - A. Yes, it belonged to
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<interp inst="t18081126-17-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I had the care of it to cure it of a bad foot; I got him home on Saturday evening about six o'clock, I put him in the stable, bolted the door, and fastened it besides. I went to bed about eight o'clock; I was tired.</p>
<p>Q. When did you last see the horse - A. About seven o'clock I saw it; about six o'clock I brought it home.</p>
<p>Q. Did you fasten the door then - A. I go out of the dwelling house into the stable; that door was bolted in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. When did you miss the horse - A. I was awaked in the morning by my dog about four o'clock; he was barking; I ran down stairs, I did not give myself time to put my clothes on, I thought something was amiss by the dog barking; when I came down I found the stable door broken to pieces, and the horse gone; I immediately ran up stairs again and dressed myself; I live about thirty yards from the road. I ran up the road to get intelligence if I could; I met three men going angling in the country; I enquired of them; they told me they had met a man with a large horse, he was trotting him as hard as he could, they could not see the colour of him, he had two white legs behind; I run on further about a quarter of a mile towards town; I met
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<interp inst="t18081126-17-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , I enquired of him if he had met such a horse, he said he had, about a quarter of a mile before me, the man was on him, trotting him as hard as he could; I asked Cook to turn back with me, for fear there should be more with him.</p>
<p>Q. Was Cook on horseback - A. No, on foot. He turned back with me, and I went on till I got to Hammersmith, and at the Plough and Harrow I ran by the horse; I jumped off the pathway into the road, and told him to stop, he had got my property; he said what did I mean by that, it was not mine, he would let me know that I was wrong, and that I had no business with it; I told him that I would have him and told him to get off; he would not get off; I told him I would have him, he had got my property that was delivered into my charge; I jumped up and catched him by the collar, and pulled him off; Cook was just at the back of me, he took hold of the horse just when I pulled him off.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that horse that you found him upon was the same horse that had been in your stable the night before - A. I am sure of it.</p>
<p>Q. You had observed his marks - A. I could swear to him by one mark at his nose; the near side of his nostrils is cut through, by what I do not know; I am certain sure of the horse, if only by the foot and nothing else; it had the canker in the foot; I am in the habit of curing the canker. I took the man, and held him till the watchman came up, and then I helped to put him into the round house, and then I took the horse and put him into my stable again.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the prisoner at the bar - is that the same man you saw riding on the horse - A. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-17-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You have heard the account that Farrenden has given - was you with him at the time he seized the prisoner - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You assisted Farrenden in seizing him - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Is the prisoner the same man that was on the horse, that you saw on the horse - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You had run with Farrenden to overtake him - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You have heard the account that Farrenden has given us - did every thing occur as he has told us - A. Yes.</p>
<p>- GIBBS. Q. Was the prisoner put into your custody by Farrenden - A. Yes, on the 18th of September, ten minutes before four o'clock.</p>
<p>Q.Is it the same man - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the horse - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. About seven o'clock I left London, I went down as far as Brentford after some things of mine that were at a pawnbroker's. Going from Brentford I stopped drinking till after twelve o'clock; I asked the landlord of the Running Horse public house if I could have a bed there, as I was forward in liquor; the landlord said he would go to his mistress and ask her if he had a bed vacant; he came back and said his beds were all full; I proceeded on the high road for London; I was so very drunk I fell asleep on the road; I had these clothes that I released out of the pawnbrokers, in a large bundle along with me; I slept till rather after three o'clock in the morning; I got up and was coming along the road; a man had this horse with him, he said I seemed to be in liquor; I said I was; he asked me what part of London I was going to, I told him I was going as far as the beginning of Holborn, where I worked; he said he was coming very handy to there, if I would pay him I should ride; I told him I would pay him for riding to London; he put me upon the horse and carried my bundle. I was not in custody of the horse above ten minutes, when these people pursued me; the man who gave me the horse he got away from me; I never missed him, being in liquor; he took my clothes along with him. When the man came up to me and asked me what business I had with the horse, I told him that I had paid for riding the horse to London.</p>
<p>Q. You did not tell him it was not his property, and he had no business with it - A. No, I told him no such thing.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you see them two at the watchhouse - A. Yes, about nine o'clock. I knew them to be mine, one of them was broke on the breast bone; I put them two geese on two shelves in the shop, one was placed above the other, being the biggest geese; they cost me sixteen shillings.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see how many he had - A. I did not know how many he had, he gave him all he had, it appeared to me to be two; it being very dark, and I stood at a great distance from him, I could distinguish it was a goose or two.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe him when he came out of the shop to have any thing - A. I observed him have these two geese in his right hand, they both ran across the way, I followed them up Windmill street; they stopped in this street at a door and laughed very much; after stooping down for a short time they walked away again and went up Tottenham court road; I kept the opposite side; they walked to the corner of Bedford street, there was a watchbox at the corner and a watchman in it; I told the watchman two men had just passed who had robbed a shop in Charlotte street, and asked him to come with me; he instantly did, and we followed them up Bedford street, they turned into Bedford square, crossed and was in deep conversation; when they saw the watchman with his lanthorn and me coming, they parted; the watchman seized one of them instantly.</p>
<p>Q. Who was that he seized - A. The one that got away; I told him the prisoner was the other, he took him into custody; the man that got away dropped the geese the moment we came up to him, I picked them up. I am certain the prisoner is the man which I saw go into the shop and bring out the geese; I never lost sight of him from the time I first observed him. I carried the geese to the watchhouse and the watchman took the prisoner; I sent to inform Mr. Browning instantly afterwards. When the geese were dropped they then were tied up in an apron, I opened it at the watchhouse, I saw it contained two geese; when they stooped in Windmill street it was for the purpose as I suppose of tying them up in the apron; they were not tied up in an apron when they came out of the shop.</p>
<p>THOMAS SYKES. I am a watchman at the corner of Bedford street.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember, Mr. Jones, the last witness applying to you - A. Yes; about a minute before I saw two men go by, in passing they wiped my box, one of them had a white bundle on his back, the other had nothing; they walked close together; Mr. Jones asked me whether I saw two men go by; I said, yes; he said come along directly, they have been stealing some geese. I went with him directly, I saw them again before they crossed into the square; he shewed me the two men and said these are them.</p>
<p>Q. Where they the same two men that had passed you - A. Yes; I got him by the collar that had the bundle on his back, he let the bundle drop, and he gave a sudden jerk from me and ran away; Mr. Jones picked up the the geese and said do not run after him, this is the man that went into the shop; I laid hold then of the prisoner and took him to the watchhouse. The geese were delivered to the constable of the night.</p>
<p>Q. to Browning. You went to the watchhouse and saw the geese - A. Yes, the constable of the night had them in his possession, I had the geese afterwards; I described the mark to the constable before it was shewn me; I have no doubt at all of their being my property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming down Tottenham court road, I met two men at the corner of Windmill street, one of them had a bundle, he asked me the way to Holborn; I told him I was going that away and if he would go along with me I would shew him; one of the men walked on before at a good distance, I walked along with the man with the bundle into Bedford square. The watchman laid hold of the man with the bundle; the man rescued himself away from him; so I stood by all the while with several other persons; the gentleman picked up the bundle; he said to the watchman, pointing out me, lay hold of that man, he is one of them; he laid hold of me and took me to the watchhouse.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see her take your jacket in bed - A. Yes; she said nothing when she took it into bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask her what she was going to do with the jacket - A. No; I saw her do it, and while I was in bed I heard the money jingle just after she went to bed; I asked her what she was doing with the money; she said nothing, I thought she would not he guilty of taking it; I trusted her too much.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean that she said nothing, or that she was silent - A. She did not speak. My countryman was getting his supper, and then I go into bed to her. In
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<p>Q. Were you in bed then - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What was she to buy the tea with - A. I do not know; she went out, I went sleeping on till nine o'clock; I think she went out two hours before that, I was half awake and half asleep when she went out; the man at whose house I was came in and awoke me at nine o'clock; I found my jacket lying on the bed; I felt in the pocket, the money and the purse were gone.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the woman - A. She was in the room at the same time, she had come back; I told them that she had stole my money; she said she had not stolen it.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure your money was in your jacket pocket when you went to bed - A. Yes, and she owned that.</p>
<p>Q. Who was in this room after she went to bed - when she was in the room with you - A. There was my countryman, his wife, and a small boy, about five or six years old.</p>
<p>Q. You took her to the watchhouse, did you - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find your purse ever - A. No. She told me that she heaved the purse out in the street.</p>
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<p>MARY WARD. On the 30th of September, about half an hour after seven o'clock, I saw the prisoner going up Kings Arms gardens, she had got a little boy by her side; she asked me to go with her to buy some shoes, as I understood them; I went with her to a shop in Old Gravel Lane; she bought a pair of half boots, a pair of shoes, and a pair of pattens; she changed a guinea, I believe they came to sixteen shillings; she then went and bought a hat for fifteen shillings; she gave a guinea and took the change; she bought sixpennyworth of rolls for breakfast, some tea and sugar, and two pair of stockings; the bought two rings. She said a man had promised her marriage; she changed a guinea, for the two rings; after we had bought these things I bought her two water tubs, which she had taken home to my house; the shoes, hat, and stockings I took care of; the rings she put on her; I took them to my house first, then I sent my girl with them to Mrs. Appleby's; she gave me thirteen guineas, to take care of, as she had no pockets. Mr. Brown asked me what I had got; I told him directly. I put the thirteen guineas in a box because they should not be lost.</p>
<p>Q. Afterwards you went with the officer to Mrs. Appleby's and got the clothes you had sent her, and the box with the thirteen guineas - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. to Brown. Did you get any more money afterwards - A. Yes; the next morning I searched about the yard; I received information from the landlord where this man slept, that there were two guineas in the yard; I picked up two guineas.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the name of the man that keeps the house - A
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<p>Q. When had you last seen it - A. I was conscious of having it about my person when I entered the Strand.</p>
<p>Q. When was you conscious of having lost it - A. On entering Fleet street; I felt for it at that time.</p>
<p>Q. How long afterwards did you hear it was found - A. The day following by a letter from the public office in Bow street; my name was in it on some cards.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of that information you went to the public office, Bow street, and recognized your pocket book - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. When the person in the blue coat gave the pocket book to the prisoner, were they both standing still together, or did the one walk on to the other - A. They were standing still together; I pursued after the prisoner, he quickened his pace to make off, he ran very fast, he ran down Arundel street and then towards Essex street into Devereaux court; I came up to him; there I called out stop thief and two gentlemen stopped him; he said he had got the pocket book.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask him about the pocket book - A. I said he had got a pocket book belonging to somebody; he said he had got a pocket book; the constable searched him at the public office, Bow street, I saw the pocket book taken from him; the prisoner then said he picked the pocked book up; I told him that I saw a person in a blue coat give it him; he said I did not, he picked it up.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him pick it up - A. I did not.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was walking from the Golden Cross in Charing Cross; I had been to see after a situation; there were some waiters there that I knew at that time; I walked from there and was going to the Temple, I happened to see the packet book fall from somebody, I picked it up and stood and looked round me, and could not see any person that I knew who it belonged to: I looked at the picture shop with the pocket book in my hand; I walked down Arundel street and looked at the clock. I was to meet my father at one o'clock, I ran, seeing it was near one o'clock; I heard somebody cry out stop thief, I asked what was the matter, they said it was something about a pocket book; I took the pocket book out of my pocket at Bow street.</p>
<p>Read. When he was apprehended he wanted to put his hand in his pocket; we prevented him, we thought he might throw something away.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Lawrence.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you see that - A. No, it was given me by the mistress of the grocer's shop.</p>
<p>Q. Then how that shirt came into the grocer's shop you do not know - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. How far was that grocer's shop from your house - A. About two hundred yards in the direction that the prisoner ran; I took the shirt to my house and delivered it to my wife. I took the prisoner down to Worship street office; he was committed.</p>
<p>Q. Then you actually swear that you saw him take the shirt off the line - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him have it while you pursued him - A. No.</p>
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<p>Q. You did not see any shirt thrown into any shop - A. No; I saw Mr. Sapwell have the shirt on returning - I did not see who gave it him.</p>
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<p>Q. Did your husband afterward deliver any shirt to you - A. Yes, as he came down the street.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had been as far as Whitechapel, and coming that way I heard the cry of stop thief; I went to see what was the matter; that young man stopped me and said I had stole a shirt.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner - A. She sells water cresses in the neighbourhood of St. James's; her basket stood at the step of the door.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Lawrence.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had he them in two parcels - A. Yes, one on his shoulder and the other in his hand; I went with Chapman into the sign of the Fox, Kingsland road, and took the bundles from him; I delivered them to Mr. Bishop at Worship street.</p>
<p>JAMES CHAPMAN. I am a gardener; I saw the prisoner coming across the fields at New Haggerston with two bundles, which I took to be dirty linen.</p>
<p>Q. You mean the calico now in question - A. Yes. - When I first saw him he was walking quite fast, and seeing it done up in a rough way I suspected him; this was about eleven o'clock; there were two or three boys following of him; I heard one of them say you did not come honestly by that; I stopped him, he said he bought it in Kingsland road.</p>
<p>Q. You took him with the assistance of the last witness Avory - A. Yes. Then he said he bought it in Shoreditch; I told him he must shew me the shop, he said no, he should not; then I took him in custody and took him down to Worship street. At Worship street he said he bought it at Woolwich.</p>
<p>Q. You gave him in the charge of Bishop - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. You took the prisoner into custody from Avory and Chapman - A. Yes. This calico was given me by Avory.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I found the calico in the fields.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you on the 17th of September last draw a draft on Messrs. Andersons - A. I did; the draft I have in my hand; they are bankers in Philpot lane; this is the draft that I drew on that day, I gave it to my apprentice
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<p>Q. Did you receive on the 17th of September from Mr.
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<p>Q. Is that the draft you received from him, look at it - A. I believe it is; I laid it on the mantle shelf in the accompting house; I left it there about a quarter of an hour; when I returned it was gone. I searched diligently for it. I told my master the same day.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go to the banker's by the direction of your master to stop payment - A. I did, I found it had been paid.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner a person at this time employed by your master - A. He was; he had been employed the day preceding as a mason's labourer.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen him last - A. On the 17th, about eleven o'clock in the morning.</p>
<p>COURT. When you lost it, who was in the room then - A. Only my master's daughter.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner there at all - A. I did not see him. I left the draft there a little after four; I returned in about a quarter of an hour, it was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who came in in the mean time - I do not.</p>
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<p>Q. Are Messrs. Pipers customers of your bank - A. Yes, they are.</p>
<p>Q. Take that draft in your hand - do you remember that draft being presented on the day it bears date - A. Yes, it was presented on the 17th of September.</p>
<p>Q. Look round, and tell me whether the prisoner is the man that presented it - A. I believe he is the same man; I have no doubt at all. I paid it in ten one pound notes, and the rest in money; it was composed of half guineas, seven shilling pieces and silver. I think I paid it between four and five in the afternoon.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-24-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are a servant in the employ of Messrs. Piper and son - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember seeing the prisoner on the 17th of September - A. Yes, on Messrs. Piper's premises, between eleven and twelve o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. How soon did you see him again - A. When my master missed the draft I went after him by master's orders; I came up with him at the Seven Stars in Pepper alley, by London bridge; I asked him to come over with me to Eastcheap, his master wanted him about some business; he seemed to object against it at first, and then he said he would go; he came back with me as far as the foot of the bridge, and then he told me he would not go without having one pot of beer with me; I told him I would have one pot of beer with him, if he was willing to go then; he said yes; he called for a pot of beer and paid for it and sat down; I sat outside of the table, he laid his hat down on the table, and said he wanted to go out; I followed him out, he went in the little alley there; as I saw him there I turned in again to tell another man, in case he was going to make his escape, to assist me; I was not above two or three minutes before I turned out; he was gone; he had left his hat, and I left it in the same place and went after him. I never saw him till he was apprehended the next day.</p>
<p>BENJAMIN NICHOLSON. Q. You are foreman to Messrs. Piper - A. I am.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-24-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are constable of the City of London - did you apprehend the prisoner on Sunday the 18th of September - A. Yes, at half after four o'clock on the Sunday afternoon, at the Bear quay gateway; I went up to him, Mr. Piper said you must take charge of that man, I would wish to have him searched; I searched him; in his hat I found twelve half guineas, twelve seven shilling pieces, and three one pound notes; they were all in the crown of his hat; in his breeches pocket I found one half guinea, and three pounds eleven shillings in silver. The prisoner said the property was his own, and the prisoner said when he had his examination before the lord mayor, he did not think the banker's clerk could swear to his receiving the check from him.</p>
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<p>Q. Look at these notes and tell us whether there are one or two that you happen to know - A. There are two I know, by having received them on the 17th of September; I received them two one pound notes in the course of the forenoon; I cannot say exactly to the hour. There is my writing on them. I am sure I took them on that day, and I brought them home for the purpose of paying them away.</p>
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<p>Q. Look at the other note - A. I know it; I received it on the forenoon of the 17th of September. I took it home and laid it on the desk with other notes.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. My lord, and gentlemen of the jury, I am a labouring man, and all the summer I had very good employment; I had a good situation while the fleets were in; I had one pound, two shillings, and sixpence a week, I worked but eight hours in a day, at the West India Docks. I had it in my power to save half a guinea a week, and sometimes seven shillings. When I could not get no more employ in the docks, I applied to the board of ordinance. I wanted to save a few pounds to go to my mother's, and on my being informed I could not work above another week at the ordinance, I applied to Mr. Piper. On the Friday morning I came to his yard; I was not in his house, only when I came to ask for employment. On the beginning of the week I did call, and was sent down to the yard; it is two streets beyond Mr. Pipe's dwelling house; I came in my shirt sleeves from the Tower. Mr. Piper told me I might go to work immediately; I went back to the Tower and worked till dinner time; I told my foreman I had got work of my former master; he told me I might go and he would pay me; after dinner time I went to Mr. Piper's and was set to work, and in unloading of stones I hurt my back, and worked no more that day. - I was not near the premises since. On the Saturday I went to the Tower to my old shopmates; I had a little porter with them. I went home to my old lodgings, to one of Mr. Piper's men; I came to the Seven Stars, Pepper alley: Sculley came, I said I should like to have some beer as it is Saturday night; I called for a pot of beer and did not pay for it; I went to the chandler's shop at the corner for some bread and cheese, and when I came back Sculley was gone. Coming up Fenchurch street on Sunday I found a five pounds note: I changed it, and had three one pound notes part in change. I saw Mr. Piper's man, he told me Mr. Piper had been enquiring for me; I was going to Bear Quay. The rest of the money was my own.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What were the goods - A. A piece of gingham, twenty eight yards, and a length of muslin, about four yards; I asked her if she knew any thing about them; she denied it; I immediately sent for a constable.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am totally innocent; my arm has been in a sling four months; it is not possible of me to do any thing of the kind; you may rely upon it I am innocent; a lady passed by me who was likely to be guilty of the fact which I am suffering for now.</p>
<p>Collins. She was not lame at the time.</p>
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<p>Q. to Watts. Was she lame at the time - A. I did not observe it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-26-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Are you a porter in the employ of Messrs. Marsh - A. I am delivering porter to Messrs. Marsh, at the Bull inn, Bishopsgate street. - On the 8th of October I had a parcel to deliver to Messrs. Simpson and Pitfold; I think at No. 132, Aldermanbury they did live; I took the parcel to deliver to the house; when I got there they were removed to Noble street; I went back to the waggon, which stood in Aldermanbury, and carried the parcel in my arms till I came to
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<p>Q. Was it there - A. No, it was not; I did not see the parcel till I went to Guildhall. I am positive it is the same.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-26-person273" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Did the last witness bring you the parcel to your master's waggon - A. Yes, he brought it and put it in the waggon in Wood street; I took the parcel and put it farther in the waggon; I am waggoner; I placed it as I thought it could not fall out; the waggon is wood at the bottom and rails at the side. I looked for the parcel when the last witness came back; it was gone.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do when he went with the parcel - A. I turned the waggon round; and stood by it till he came back again.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the parcel again - A. Yes.</p>
<p>COURT. What time of the day was it - A. It was after dark, it might be half after six, or a little after seven.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever seen the parcel since - A. I have seen it at Guildhall, I thought it was the same parcel.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Knapp. Can you read or write - A. I can. I am not much of a scholar.</p>
<p>Q. The waggon was standing in an open street - A. Yes, in Wood street.</p>
<p>Q. During the time that he was gone, and before he returned again, had you been talking to any body during the time - A. No, I do not know that I spoke to any body; I did not perceive any body come to the waggon; I stood towards the hind part of the waggon; it was so dark that a person might have taken it out of the waggon without my seeing it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-26-person274" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. I live with Mr. Grove, No. 93, Wood street, he is a watchmaker. I was in my master's yard between six and seven o'clock in the evening, shutting up the shutters; the parcel was thrown over the wall in the court; I picked up the parcel and carried it into the shop to Mr. Groves.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any body when you was in the shop - A. When I was standing at the street door window I saw a man looking in; he walked past the shop window, and then stood at the corner of the court.</p>
<p>Q. Who was that man - A. The man that stands there at the bar: in about two or three minutes afterwards he came in and asked for the parcel, he said if you please, sir, will you give me the parcel that a drunken man has thrown into your yard.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-26-person275" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are a watchmaker living in Wood street - A. I am. I received the parcel from the last witness a little after six, it was not seven; I just cast the string from one end, I copied the address of Messrs. Simpson and Pitfold, and then I sent the child to inform them I particularly wanted to see them; the child says, there is a man looking in at the window; I said ask him what he wants; he opened the door and then vanished; either him or another came in a minute, when he began in a pitiful tone of voice, half crying, stooping his head, as though the light offended his sight; I had a large candle in my hand; I did not tell him that I saw the parcel, or knew any thing of it. I asked him the description of the parcel, begging him to come farther in the passage, I would get the parcel if it was there; he did not give me a satisfactory answer to that and several questions I put to him; I bid the girl shut the door; he stood with his feet in such a position that the child could not shut the door; he said, he hoped for God's sake I would give him the parcel, he should lose his place, and he employed it for the sake of his wife and family. Upon several questions which I put to him he could not describe the parcel which I had seen, when I peremptorily told the child to shut the door; at that moment he made a run from the door, I shoved the child back and pushed out, and with the candle in my hand I pursued him and cried stop thief; he took down Wood street, turned down Love lane, made a small turn to the right, and then to the left into Love lane again, where he was taken; I never lost sight of him; I once laid hold of his coat. I am positive he is the man.</p>
<p>Q. Describe to his lordship what is the situation of your yard and the height of the wall - A. The side of my house is a common thoroughfare, next a small passage; my wall may be eight or nine, or ten feet, it is a common passage to Staining lane, Falcon square; it immediately leads from Wood street to Oat lane; it is called Bull Head passage.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-26-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Be so good as to tell the names of your partners - A.
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<p>COURT. Why did not you give the names in writing when you preferred the indictment - A. I gave the names at the office.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Are you sure it is the same man that you saw at your cellar - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the minute before you looked and saw no fowl at all - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gleed. You had not seen this man down in the cellar at all - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been out this day - A. I had been to market. I always take the meat out myself upon all occasion, except I am out, then I cut steaks and leave in the lobby till I am at home. I had seen the beef five minutes before.</p>
<p>Q. At the time the man was brought back was there a number of persons about him - A. There was one of one side of him and one of the other.</p>
<p>Q. Therefore from which the fowl dropped you cannot tell - A. My witness will tell.</p>
<p>Q. This man, when he was before the magistrate was sent on board the tender, yet you have preferred your indictment - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. What did he do with the beef - A. There were enough to take the beef, the beef was gone before. He took the fowls rather sneakingly and went into the street; when I advanced forward and asked him what he and with the man's fowls; he made no answer but run; his partner made a blow at me and cut me here; when I turned round after the man I returned the compliment; I ran after the prisoner, he took across Holborn and up Dyer's buildings; he returned back, there being no avenue up the buildings; on seeing him return down again I made a stop; at that moment as he was just at the point of my fingers I felt a violent blow from another man whom I did not see till the moment, which brought me to the ground; at that time there were several people assembled and he was got just round the corner of the court.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure this is the same man - A. I am positive, I had sufficient view of him through the side of the larder; I took him across the way with the assistance of a person, I was met by the person who gave his evidence last.</p>
<p>Q. You went to the cellar with him - A. I did, and there I picked up a fowl from between his legs, which I judged he had dropped: he had thrown a fowl prior to that at me.</p>
<p>Q.You did not see him drop it - A. No, I felt something by my feet.</p>
<p>Q. You did not drop it - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. He had thrown one fowl at you - A. Yes; that was at my first start before he was got to the watch-house: there was a set of them who made the watchman fall, who rescued him; the man that particularly rescued him, I took, and had the watchmen done their duty more of them would have been taken. One of the watchmen on seeing me so bloody, said, I had enough of it, he had no notion of being cut.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gleed. It was in the night time when you was coming down Holborn; you saw several persons - A. Yes; they were all ragamuffins like himself.</p>
<p>Q. Then when the man went down stairs his back was towards you - A, No; he went down as crabs walk, side ways; if he had tried to make his face conspicuous he could not have done it more, the light shined fully upon it.</p>
<p>COURT. What became of the fowl - A. After I had picked it up I gave it to the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It was one of my own fowls; I took it before the lord mayor at the mansion house; I am sure it was my own, it was my own trussing.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. On the evening that I am charged with the robbery I had been in Chancery lane spending the evening with a few friends; I passed through Chancery lane into Dyer's buildings, and when I came to the end of Dyer's buildings the gentleman dragged me over the way; that gentleman swore that I was the person and that he saw me at the larder; I told him he was wrong; when the watchman had got me in his possession, his mouth was bleeding, and several people said at the watchhouse I was not the person and they pushed me away.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>WILLIAM ADKINS. Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When was it you apprehended him - A. On the 17th of last September, on board the Enterprize lying off the Tower.</p>
<p>Q. The Enterprize is one of the King's ships, is it not - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What was he doing there - A. He had entered, the lieutenant informed me; I found him there apparently as one of the seamen on board the ship.</p>
<p>Q. As a seaman in his Majesty's service - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever seen him before - A. Yes, at Bow street.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever seen him before in this court - A. I do not recollect seeing him here before.</p>
<p>Q. Look at that paper - did you see Mr. Shelton sign it - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Shelton who acts here as the clerk of the goal delivery - A. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18081126-28-person290" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar - A. Yes, at Bow street, and likewise in this court in September, 1805.</p>
<p>Q. Were you present when the prisoner was tried in this court - A. Yes, at the bar where he now stands; he was tried for being at large before the expiration of the term for which he was ordered to be transported.</p>
<p>Q. What was the event of his trial - A. He was convicted and received sentence of death; afterwards his punishment was mitigated for transportation for seven years; he was sent down on board the hulks at Langston by Portsmouth; he went away in September, 1806.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have nothing to say in my defence.</p>
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<p>[The prisoner was recommended to his Majesty's mercy on account of his being found on board one of his Majesty's ships.]</p>
<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Lawrence.</p> </div1>
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<p>WILLIAM ADKINS. On the 16th of September last, I found the prisoner on board the Enterprize, a King's ship, it lays off the Tower; it is a receiving ship.</p>
<p>Q. Is it on the Middlesex side of the river - A. Yes, on this side. I knew he had been convicted, I never knew of his having a pardon; in consequence of that I apprehended him and brought him to the office.</p>
<p>Q. Have you got the certificate in your hand - A. Yes; I saw Mr. Shelton sign it; Mr. Shelton is the clerk of this court. (The copy of the record of conviction read.)</p>
<p>- SALMON. Q. You assisted the last witness - A. I did, in apprehending and bringing this man from the tender.</p>
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<p>Q. You heard the verdict pronounced upon him - A. I did, and I heard the sentence passed upon him. I am sure it is the same person.</p>
<p>Q. What was the sentence passed upon him - A. Sentence of death, but by the indulgence of his Majesty he was ordered to be transported for life; he went away in January, 1807; he went down to Woolwich.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him at the bar - A. I did, at the same place where he stands now.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. After I was convicted at this bar my friends petitioned to colonel Frazier for my pardon; colonel Frazier got me a free pardon, it was not a conditional pardon. I after that went into the loyal York rangers, that afterwards went to Trinidad in the West Indies; I had liberty to go on shore at Portsmouth to see some of my comrades, but staying on shore too long I was afraid of being punished by the regiment, and by his Majesty's proclamation every deserter was to be accepted on board as a deserter; captain Read of Woolwich, can prove I had his Majesty's free pardon.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Are you a housekeeper - A. I have a house at four shillings a week; a room below and room above; I live in the under room myself.</p>
<p>Q. Who is the owner of the house - A. Mr. Parker.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hire it of him - A. Yes; my brother pays part of the rent to me, he has his own bed and furniture; I pay the rent all together. Mr. Parker is a pawnbroker in Shoreditch.</p>
<p>Q. What is your way of life - A. I sold cakes and oysters while I was able. I laid up eight dollars, four half crowns, a seven shilling piece, and half a guinea; in all three pounds seven shillings and sixpence.</p>
<p>Q. Where had you put this money and when had you seen it last - A. The week that she come to me, I put it in a mattress that was upon my bed; she came upon a Monday and asked me for a lodging; I said I had no lodging; she said it was only for a night or two.</p>
<p>Q. Had you known her before - A. I had known her for about a month, she used to buy one little thing or other of me; the first night she came to me I was taken very ill.</p>
<p>Q. Did she know where your money was put - A. She made the bed while I was ill.</p>
<p>Q. Could she in making the bed discover the money - A. She did.</p>
<p>Q. How was it that she must know that the money was there - A. It was in that purse, and I sewed the purse to the mattress that it should not go astray from it.</p>
<p>Q. Then any body in tumbling this mattress about would have found that this money was there - A. Yes. On Wednesday following the Monday she came, she went and got a letter from the dispensary for me; then on Wednesday I was getting better and she sat up and gave me the medicines, and by the means of making my bed and going to the dispensary on the Monday following; she then asked leave to stop in my place while I went to the dispensary; that was the opportunity she took the money; then when I came back there was a jacket left by a baker for me to mend; she told me of it and asked my leave to lay on the bed; I went out a quarter after ten and was home at a quarter after eleven, and she lay till five o'clock; at four o'clock I go out with my cakes; I awaked her, she went out along with me between four and five; I was home in an hour's time, and as soon as I came home I saw the bed towzled and undone; I went and put the bed away then; there was the mattress and an empty purse to it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe the bed was tumbled when you went out at half after four - A. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you search then to see if any thing
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<p>Q. Did you mention the sum you had lost - A. I did, three pounds seven shillings and sixpence; I mentioned what dollars I had lost; a seven shilling piece and half a guinea. Then Mr. Ray came; before he came she opened her box and put on velvet shoes, and dressed herself very fine, I never saw a stitch of them before; while I was at the dispensary she went to the pawnbrokers and got these things in.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the old woman by then - A. She was.</p>
<p>Q. Did the old woman state what she had lost - A. Yes, eight dollars, a seven shilling piece, and a half guinea.</p>
<p>Q. Was it in answer to that statement of the old woman, that she had this loss, that this answer was given - that she would make it up when she got in service - A. It was; I examined what they call the ticking, which the old woman has got here, where the hole has been cut.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There is the hole she cut; I never made my bed without feeling it; it was there that morning.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have nothing to say further, than if I was dying this moment before the gentlemen, her brother had a key, and wished God would strike her dead for the report; and I said if I was in place I would take pity upon her, but I could not; here is a pair of shoes I bought at Mr. Lindo's, they are lasting shoes, not what she says.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Lord Ellenborough.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you ever find it again - A. Yes. It was taken in the night, I missed it in the morning of the 7th; there was no other person on the premises.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it so - A. There was no bed in the room nor any thing to lay on.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. The prosecutor said if I would give him three guineas he would not bring me before the court.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Alley. counsel for the prosecution, declining to ofter any evidence, the prisoners were</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you believe that soap was taken from your house - A. I do, because I had a sample of it at home; on Friday it came in, it was new soap; I was going to send it back again; I found that quantity missing.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Gurney. As to the soap you have the soap from the soap makers - you had not the whole of this boiling - A. I had five hundred weight.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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