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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060001"/>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 6th of DECEMBER, 1809, and following Days;
<p>BEING THE FIRST SESSION IN THE MAYORALTY OF The Right Honourable
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<interp inst="f18091206-1-person1" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , LORD-MAYOR OF THE CITY OF LONDON.</p>
<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY JOB SIBLY, FOR R. BUTTERS, No. 117, ALDERSGATE STREET.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>PRINTED AND PUBLISHED (BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF LONDON) By R. BUTTERS, No. 22, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060002"/>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>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
<persName id="f18091206-1-person13" type="jurorName">Nathaniel, Thornton</persName> ,</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="f18091206-1-person14" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>Thomas Knott,</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>SECOND COUNT for like offence, the property of
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<p>Q. Had you a customer in April last of the name of Ing, living in London - A. Yes; I had received an order from him for a quantity of potatoes. On the 8th of April last the prisoner took a load of potatoes from my house on
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. No. It was Hinsman that came to me about the potatoes; there was a man upon the top of the cart, he was asleep.</p>
<p>MRS. MALLAM. I am the wife of the last witness.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Hinsman - A.Yes, he and the prisoner came together to me in April last, the prisoner was upon the sacks of potatoes in the cart, Hinsman came up to my house.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner present when he sold you any thing - A. He was on the cart, out in the road, he did not hear what passed between the lad and me.</p>
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<p>2.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-2-victim60 t18091206-2-viclabel9"/> about the hour of two, on the night of the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-2-off8 t18091206-2-cd10"/>, with intent to steal, and burglariously stealing therein, two gowns, value 10 s. a great coat, value 1 l. two desart spoons, value 1 l. and a silver table spoon, value 12 s. the property of
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<p>To this indictment the prisoner,
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<p>GUILTY.</p>
<p>THOMAS SEDGWICK, ESQ. I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-2-off8 t18091206-2-crimeloc12"/>. On the 6th of February last I retired to rest about eleven o'clock at night, and as I supposed about two or three o'clock in the morning, I heard a noise, I attributed it, however, to some company going away from the next house; it did not induce me to arise.</p>
<p>Q. What does your family consist of - A. Myself and wife, and I think at that time there were three maid servants sleeping in the house, and the children.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what state your house was in when you went to bed, as to its fastenings - A. I did not particularly examine it that night, I remained till about seven o'clock in the morning, when one of my servants knocked at my door, and informed me that the house had been robbed; I immediately went down stairs, I found the kitchen in disorder, the drawers of the dresser being open.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose then it was quite light - A. It was then quite day light, and the door on the side of the house, leading out into the yard, was open; I concluded they went out that way; there was no marks of violence there. I missed several things, a great coat, half a dozen pair of boots, and two gowns belonging to my wife, a wine strainer and some silver spoons; I had a servant of the name of Ive, she informed me that she had lost a considerable quantity of wearing apparel. Upon this; after I had dressed myself, I went into the fore court, where I discovered a small iron bar which goes across the outside of the laundry window was forced away, it had been fastened on by screws, it appeared to have been wrenched off; I rather suppose that the inside shutter had been neglected to be fastened, besides that there were two little mortise bolts which fastened the window down at the bottom; I apprehended the bolts had not been properly put in; and when this little bar was moved, which was the centre bar of three bars, the window would open, and that is the way they easily could enter. The cross bar was in the center of the two others, and I think there was room enough for a man to go through between the two others. The laundry communicates to the kitchen and the lower part of the house, the laundry was in the front, and the kitchen at the back of the house.</p>
<p>Q. When you heard the noise in the night what quarter of the house did that noise seem to you to come from - A. I awoke in the night; it was not sufficient for me to tell where it was; the impression on my mind was that it was a step of a carriage being put down. On the top of the kitchen stairs there is a door always fastened every night by an iron bar, that prevented their getting up stairs. With regard to the property being stolen, I have seen some of it since.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person64" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person64" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-2-victim62 t18091206-2-viclabel13"/> to Mr. Sedgwick in February last.</p>
<p>Q. On the 6th of February what time did you go to bed - A.About half past ten or eleven; before I went to bed I fastened the outer doors, and the door in the passage.</p>
<p>Q. With respect to the lower windows of the house, did you look at them - A.The shutter on the inside of this window was not fast, owing to the iron bar being lost; I cannot say whether the window was bolted down or not; I saw all the cross bars safe in the course of the day, and all the lower windows in the rest of the house were fastened.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the door of the yard was fastened when you went to bed - A. Yes; I looked at it the last thing.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you get up in the morning - A.About seven o'clock; Mary Hatfield, the house maid, was up first.</p>
<p>Q. You got up at seven, it was light then - A. No; it was getting light; I was just coming down, the house maid came up to me and said there had been thieves in the house. When I went down stairs I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060004"/>found this door open, I missed two gowns, a yellow one and a dark one, and I lost several caps, and other things; I left them on the over night on the dresser in the kitchen; my master's coat was hanging on the kitchen door; and six or seven pair of boots were behind the door. I saw the middle bar of the laundry window wrenched off; it was left hanging at one end.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18091206-2-person65"> JOHN WAITTAKER
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person65" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to Mr. Manger, a pawnbroker. A person of the name of
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person66" type="given" value="Jane"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person66" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> pledged a muslin gown with me.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person67" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer belonging to Worship-street; I produce a great coat and a pair of boots; I found these things in a house in Blighton's-yard, Brick-lane, Spitalfields, where I found
<persName id="t18091206-2-person68"> Susannah Thurston
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person68" type="given" value="Susannah"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person68" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , the prisoner; the coat was afterwards given to
<persName id="t18091206-2-person69"> John Thurston
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person69" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the elder. We went to Thurston's house on the 10th of November in consequence of another robbery, and on a paper being found on the elder Thurston there was a warrant granted. I went to Guildford barracks on the 13th of November, I took young Thurston, he was a light dragoon there in the name of
<persName id="t18091206-2-person70"> George Wright
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person70" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I read the warrant to him in the presence of his officers; he said he knew nothing of it, his name was not Thurston, his name was
<persName id="t18091206-2-person71"> George Wright
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person71" type="surname" value="Wright"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person71" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I then told him we had his father in custody, and a woman of the name of Ranger, in whose custody we had found a gown, which come out of Mr. Sedgwicks robbery; after some little hesitation he said his name was Thurston, but he was ashamed to own it. I then brought him up to Worship-street: I found at his mother's room on the 10th, a pair of boots; the coat was taken off the elder Thurston's back at the house of Correction, in the presence of Mr. Sedgwick; he said he had no doubt it was his coat.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18091206-2-person72"> JOHN ARMSTRONG
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person72" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person72" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I produce a gown I took off
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person73" type="given" value="Jane"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person73" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's back; I believe she is called Waltham. On Thursday the 9th of November I received some duplicates from her at that time; and one of them appeared to have the name of Mangar, a gown, for two shillings. On Friday the 10th I went with the prisoner
<persName id="t18091206-2-person74"> Susannah Thurston
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person74" type="given" value="Susannah"/>
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person76" type="given" value="Daniel"/>
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<p>Q. You supposed it was her lodgings - A. Yes; and in a box where there were a number of her clothes was this gown, and this shawl; the gown was owned by Mr. Sedgwick; the woman said she was in the country a great many miles at the time.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person77" type="given" value="JANE"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person77" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q.Look upon the prisoner,
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person78" type="given" value="Jeremiah"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , do you know him - A. Yes; I went to live with him about the 23d of June last, and I believe I left him in the beginning of October; we lived together as man and wife.</p>
<p>Q. What name did you go by then - A. By the name of Ranger. I had lived with a man of the name of Ranger; I always go by that name; my real name is Waltham.</p>
<p>Q. While
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person79" type="surname" value="Thurston"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person79" type="given" value="Jeremiah"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> lived with you did he give you any thing - A. His father promised me these two gowns about a month before he gave them me; when the gown was laying on the table the father told me to put it on, and not to make away with it. Jeremiah Thurston was in the room at the time. It was in September to the best of my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. Now at what house was it where the gown lay upon the table - A. At Mr. Maddox's house in Cooper street, Westminster; it was in a room where I lived with
<persName id="t18091206-2-person80"> Jeremiah Thurston
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person80" type="given" value="Jeremiah"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-2-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About a fortnight or three weeks afterwards old Mr. Thurston told me to take the other gown;
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was in the room when his father gave it me; I pawned the gown about a week before I was taken up at Mr. Mangar's for two shillings.</p>
<p>Q. You were examined before, did not you say upon that occasion that the gowns were given you by Jeremiah Thurston - A. He was in the room when the gowns were given me.</p>
<p>Q. You positively said he gave them you - A. could not recollect who gave them me at first, I was so confused. Old Mr. Thurston gave his wife the money to fetch them out of pawn; they were given me at different times.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's Defence. I remember the time of my father giving her the gowns, I know nothing of them; I know nothing of the charge laid against me.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-2-person83" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's Defence. I was not at home; was in the country, one hundred and twelve mile off when the robbery was done.</p>
<p>
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<p>SUSANNAH THURSTON,
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<p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>3.
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<interp inst="t18091206-3-person92" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to
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<interp inst="t18091206-3-person93" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , on board the brig Monmouth; Mr. Nockells is the owner. On Sunday night, near a month ago Henderick Cornelius came from his own ship, the Hibernia, a collier; he came down in the steerage; I was asleep, he awoke me and asked me for a light, I told him if he felt on the table he would find a tinder box; he struck a light and went up, and then came down;
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<interp inst="t18091206-3-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came down and asked for the key of the hold of our ship, I told him I had not got the key; he awoke the other lad, he asked him for the key, his name is
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<interp inst="t18091206-3-person96" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; Robert Mallon said I had the care of the keys, they were hanging up in the cabin. Gray said I must go and get them; I turned out of my hammock; he made me get the keys, I denied going to get them; he said he would pull me out, so I got out; I was afraid he would do some-to us if I did not get out; from that fear I went and got the key of the hold; he made me unlock the hold; he said our mate left him the command of the ship.</p>
<p>Q He was not in the care of the ship - A. No. I unlocked the door, he took a bucket and went down in the hold, he took a candle with him; I went down to see what they were after; both the prisoners went down and put a spike in a puncheon of rum, and took a small bucket of rum out of it, and went up upon deck and bottled it off in their own cabin; they carried it to the Hibernia; I went with them to the Hibernia; they came down again, they drawed another bucket; they took that up, locked the door, and gave me the key.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060005"/>Q. How much was the amount of what they took. - A. They were two small buckets full, the buckets did not hold much.</p>
<p>Q. Then after taking this last bucket they gave you the key. - A. Yes; and they carried it on board the Hibernia, then I went to bed again, they made
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<interp inst="t18091206-3-person97" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> watch on deck, on board our own ship to see if our mate was coming, they took him on board their own ship, they gave him four bottles, he brought them down in the steerage.</p>
<p>ROBERT MALLON. Q. How old are you. - A. I am just turned of fourteen.</p>
<p>Q. What are you at this time. - A. I am apprentice to
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<interp inst="t18091206-3-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the proprietor of the ship. I believe it was Sunday night, three weeks back, I was on board Mr. Nockell's ship, the Monmouth, Cornelius came down for a light, I was a bed, I knew him, he belonged to the Hibernia, I told him if he would feel upon the top of the chest, he would find a tinder box, he struck a light himself, he went upon deck and fetched Gray down. Gray asked my fellow apprentice for the key, he told him he had not got it, then they asked me for the key of the hold, I told them I had not got it, my fellow apprentice had got them. He made Sealey go and get them, he told him to unlock the door, he did; they went down in the hold and sent me upon deck to watch for fear our mate should come. I saw them come up with a bucket of rum, they went on board their own ship, they came down and got another bucket, and told me to come with them on board their ship, they gave me four bottles, two for Sealey and two for me. I took them on board, they told me I had no occasion to be afraid, they allowed three inches leakage in a cask, and we had a nice place below to keep it. On Monday morning, when the mate came on board, I told him that Gray and Cornelius were taking the rum on shore. The officers stopped it.</p>
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<persName id="t18091206-3-person101">drew</persName> a sample and tried the strength with the hydrometer, I found that taken on the prisoner in strength exactly corresponded with what was left, I have no doubt but that it was from the same cask by the flavour and strength.</p>
<p>
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<p>Gray's Defence. We lay alongside of this ship, this ship made use of our boat night and day, they were as likely to lay the rum in the boat as anybody else. I have been a sailor twenty years, and most of that time I served my country, under Lord Nelson, Collingwood and Gambier, as to the crime imputed to me, I am entirely ignorant of.</p>
<p>Cornelius's Defence. As we were pulling the boat he came alongside of us, and asked us what was in the boat, I told him I did not know whether it was beer or not.</p>
<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>SECOND COUNT for like offence, stating the intention to do him some grievous bodily harm, and</p>
<p>THIRD COUNT, for feloniously and wilfully shooting at the said
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Andrews.</p>
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<p>Q. When you saw Wicks turn round for the purpose
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<p>Q. Are you able to say whether Wicks knowed your voice - A. He knew me before, he had seen me often enough; he knew I was game keeper to Mr. How. I was in my shooting dress that night. This is the gun that Wicks had, it is cracked in the stock just by the lock; I thought it was broken by my fighting;. Wicks said it would kill at seventy yards it is longer in the barrel than most guns. I got the prisoner into Mr. How's out-house and searched him; I found powder and number one shot on him, and a knife.</p>
<p>Court. Young man you told us you did not know he had a gun in his hand, of course you could not see till he fired, were you sensible of any motion of any wind at the time the gun went off. - A. No; I thought I heard a shot in the hedge at the time when the gun went off, I could not take my oath of that.</p>
<p>Q. Was the dog up to you when the prisoner let his gun off. - A. No; the dog was between the gate and me, he had not passed me.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-4-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am gardener to Mr. How.</p>
<p>Q. Where you out with the last witness on the 18th of November. - A. Yes; about twelve we proceeded along the edge; I heard the report of two guns, I immediately went towards the place from whence the report came; I saw Johnston and the prisoner, they were about five or six yards apart when I went up to the prisoner, Johnston told me to lay hold of him, I laid hold of his collar; he said, you are a d - nd tight fellow, Johnston had Wicks's gun in his hand, the dog was standing by Wicks, holding Wicks's knee of his breeches.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-4-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. I believe you are the son of Mr. Evans, a farmer, living near Hanworth. - A. Yes. - Q. Do you know the prisoner. - A. Yes; he worked for us, he is a day labouring man.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner in July last. - A. I saw him in July, the time of our hay harvest, we was having a merry making, and Johnston was among them, Wicks and Johnston were talking about shooting, Wicks was boasting of shooting with Johnston for a guinea. I said to Wicks, mind what you are about or else Johnston will catch you.</p>
<p>Q. Did Johnston hear this. - A. No; Johnston was a little way behind, I was thinking that if Wicks went out a poaching, Johnston would catch him, he said, if I was in an hedge and I thought he saw me, I would be d - nd if I would not blow his brains out. I said to Johnston, when he and I went round the ground, mind what you are after, Wicks says he will blow your brains out.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. When he first saw me at the gate they were both together. I did not know who they were, I tried to make my escape, to run away if I could, he holloed, hoy, stop, if you do not stop I will shoot you, I went to turn round to stop, my gun went off, I could not help it, I had been trying to shoot a rabbit; he set the dog on me, I held my gun up that he might not beat my brains out; the dog pulled me down. I got up, and the dog got me down again: he beat me so, I have no use of my arms, and one of my fingers is beaten all to pieces.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>4.
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<p>BENING ARNOLD. I am a
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<p>Q. What was the quire worth. - A. Nine pence. The prisoner was taken to the office: she there said she hoped I would be favourable to her, as it was the first time.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-5-person118" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live with my father: he works for Mr. Arnold. I saw the prisoner in Mr. Arnold's mill: she looked about her, and then took a quire of paper off the bundle of paper where my master was telling it out: she put it before her, and went out with it. I went home, and told my aunt.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Arnold. From whom did you receive any information of this. - A. From the reputed grandmother of this child: the prisoner and all of them were in my employ.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-5-person119" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Friday the 10th of November, I went to Mr. Arnold's house. I then went into the workshop, and brought the prisoner out, and told her the charge: she said she was innocent, and knew nothing about it. I then said,</p>
<p>'Mrs. Connor, I will go and search your room.' I went with Mr. Arnold and the prisoner: she unlocked the door, and in the bed-clothes I found these two quires. I believe she said before the magistrate it was her first offence, and hoped Mr. Arnold would forgive her.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I took a little bit of paper to line my box; I did not think it would do me any harm; I never did such a thing in my life.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When you went in the kitchen, the prisoner had none of the lead about him then. - A. No, the prisoner was secured, and taken before a magistrate: on comparing the lead in the kitchen with that upon the house, they were the same in breadth and thickness; it made a complete join: I make no doubt but that it was the lead that came off my houses.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-6-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the night of the 5th of November, Mr. Emmins applied to me: I went with Bishop and my son to some new houses of his in Hackkney Road. I had a candle and lanthorn, and saw the lead behind the boards in the kitchen: there were two pieces; one a very large roll, and the other a small one: the timber was put over them as before; then I and Bishop went to the adjoining house: after I had been there some time, I had occasion to go through that very house where the lead was, I found one piece gone from the kitchen: then Bishop placed himself in the front kitchen, and I placed myself to command a view of the kitchen where the lead was left: in about twenty minutes I heard something; I looked and let it come into the second kitchen, where the lead was. I saw the figure of a man; I seized him, and never let him go, which was the prisoner at the bar. Bishop instantly came to me and the prosecutor; I sent him for a candle and lanthorn; I never quitted the prisoner till he got a candle and landthorn, and then the prosecutor measured the wall where the lead lodged against, from where it laid flat on the ground.</p>
<p>Q. What distance was that. - A. Two or three feet: he took particular notice; I requested him, he being a builder.</p>
<p>Q. When you last left it, and put the timber before it, it stood against the wall - A. Yes, and when I took the prisoner, it laid flat on the ground. I found this basket and a bit of a blanket at the side of the foredoor, which was not there when we went in the first time. This large piece of lead I locked up in the cupboard on the Monday; it was compared with the piece that the prosecutor produced; it matched.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. That is the piece I took off the house.</p>
<p>DANIEL BISHOP. I was present with Armstrong; I was placed in the front kitchen, and Armstrong in the back. The prisoner passed me about three yards: when I came up to him, Armstrong had hold of him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you notice the different situation of the lead when you left it to where it was when you apprehended the prisoner. - A. Yes; Armstrong has given a right account of it; I saw the two pieces of lead fitted; they corresponded.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. If my prosecutor will swear that I am the person that went over the terrace with a bundle, then I must answer for it. I was coming by the premises: necessity drove me into the premises to ease myself. I am totally innocent of any thing of the kind.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He had a very quick walk, and the same coat he has now: the lamps upon the terrace gave a light; I am certain he is the man.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I sold my coat to
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>6.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-7-defend128 t18091206-7-deflabel43"/>. - A. Yes, on the night of the jubilee we had some company: the prisoner slept with me that night; we went to bed about four o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Before you went to bed, do you know what money you had in your pocket. - A. Yes, perfectly well; I knew all was in my purse: on Tuesday night I had reckoned what money I had in my purse, and I had not any occasion to take any money out of my purse. On Wednesday night, between 10 and 11 o'clock at night, and when I went to bed, I felt my purse: in the morning we both got up at six o'clock; he went down before me; he left the family at eight o'clock; he had no leave of me, nor the colonel was not up. I missed my purse at nine o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of any information that you received, did Butler give you the notes. - A. Yes, he gave me two notes: these are the notes; they have been in my possession ever since.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know either of these notes to be yours. - A. Yes; the one pound note, I recollect the number, it was 13428, Dr. Dick gave me that note on the evening of the 24th. I kept that note for the purpose of laying it out in the lottery; that made me remember the number. I accused the prisoner on the morning of the 26th of robbing me of my purse, and the two notes which I had received from Lady Mulgrave's footman: Colonel Welch asked him who gave him them notes, the prisoner said his wife.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-7-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am footman to Lady Mulgrave on the 26th of October, about one at noon, the prisoner came to our house, he was very much intoxicated, he threw his money about in a careless manner.</p>
<p>
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<p>Court. You thought he would have lost it. - Yes.</p>
<p>MR. ARABIN. Q. Did you afterwards give these two notes to the last witness - A. I gave the same notes which I received of Jones to Keeling, the last witness.</p>
<p>The one pound note produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was very much intoxicated with liquor; how the notes came in my pocket, I do not know.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 23.</p>
<p>Of
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<p>First Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Gurney.</p>
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<p>Q. On the 1st of October last were you in town. - A. No; I was not, I had left my premises in the care of
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person143" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Are you servant to Mr. Smith. - A. I was.</p>
<p>Q. On the morning of Sunday the 1st of October did you go out. - A. I went out about one o'clock: I returned about half past ten in the evening. I pushed the door and saw it was fast, when I left it, it was double locked. I went over the way to a house where I was to meet a young man that was to sleep with me. I returned a little after eleven o'clock: I unlocked the door; I went into the middle warehouse, I found two bags that I had not left there in the morning; I was very much alarmed, there were five drawers of ribbon that had been nearly full, they were nearly empty, and I missed sixty-five pound of silk; some raw silk, and some was dyed purple. I called the young man, he and I searched the house.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person144" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Sunday the 14th of October I went to No. 4, Sandey's Row, Petticoat Lane; in company with Bishop, Vickrey, my son, and Mr. Folkard. When the door was open the prisoner, Mrs. Glazier appeared, she goes by the name of Birkett. I asked her if her name was Birkett, she said yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. You went to search the house of
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person145" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . - A Yes; I saw in the corner of the room this box, it was locked, tied with cord, and sealed. I asked the woman prisoner what was in that box, she said she did not know; I opened it, it contained these ribbons, the box was sealed with the initials E. B. the seal with the initials was found by the other officers. I sent for Mr. Smith, his son came. I asked the woman, finding the box contained the goods, how the goods came there; she said they were were brought there by a man who came to take the house, she said she did not know his name, nor where he lived; but he was to call for it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person146" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I accompanied Armstrong in the search, he was talking of a watch was found at the head of the bed, the initials to the seal is E. B. we found a tool that we call a center bit. I searched her person; I found three five pound notes.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. You went to this house for the husband,
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person147" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . - A. Certainly; I did not know but that she was the wife of Birkett till she was at the office.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person148" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with the other officers. In the one pair of stairs I found a piece of black sarsnett ribbon, a pair of saddle bags and some patterns of ribbons.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The magistrate asked her how she came by this black ribbon; she said she bought it some time ago for her own use, and she had cut it two or three times. I measured it, I found it was eighteen yards, just the measure we have at Coventry; it did not appear to me to have been cut. It was such a ribbon as I lost.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person149" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Are you a ribbon dresser - A. I work at the business of ribbon dressing.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Mrs. Hale the wife of the prisoner Hale - A. Yes; on the 19th of October, Mrs. Hale brought me seven pieces of ribbons to be dressed; I sent information to Mr. Smith. We have dressed goods for Hale near a twelvemonth.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 19th of October I searched the house of Hale, in Angel alley, Bishopsgate-street, I found a great quantity of ribbons in his house, twenty-four pieces; Hale said he bought them of a man from Coventry, he could not tell his name.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>MR. HAMILTON. Q. Do you live in the lower floor and Mr. Smith in the upper part of this house - A. Yes, on Sunday evening the first of October, I came home between seven and eight; I saw a coach about four doors off. I tried our door it was fast; Mr. Smith's door of the warehouse was open. Upon my trying the lock of our door, the coach drove off.</p>
<p>Hales Defence. What I am here for I am innocent of. The silk that Mr. Smith has owned, had been in my house a twelvemonth: there are two or three different sorts of silk in it.</p>
<p>Graziers' Defence. I protest that I am not guilty, in any other sense than I was not a legal wife. Though I was not a married wife of
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<interp inst="t18091206-8-person151" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , I kept his house and exercised no authority of my own. I said when the officers came, that my name was Mrs. Birkett. Mr. Birkett always told me he was in the coal trade, his cards expressed such. I yielded up my person to a man, to whom I was not sufficiently acquainted with his transactions. I have committed an error, which all my life I shall be sorry for. I am free from the imputation of burglary, and every other sort of offence; and I hope you, gentlemen of the jury, will say so by your verdict.</p>
<p>Hale called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>Grazier called four witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>There being no evidence the prisoner was</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What did the other man do. - A. He did not do any thing at the time, the watch was found on him afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. When
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<p>Q. Did you see him before the other was apprehended. - A. No, I am sure he is the same man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-10-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer, I was returning from Bow-street, turning up Cow-lane, I heard the cry of stop thief. I saw Silvester walking fast towards Snow-hill with a woman, and just as I came up to him, I heard somebody say, above I have found found the case. I directly laid hold of him by the arm. I said, there is a cry of stop thief, I must take you back to see what you have got, I perceived him put his right hand to his right hand jacket pocket. I immediately put my left hand into his right hand pocket, I took hold of a watch string, with a key and seal to it; he endeavoured to drop the watch, but I prevented him and took it from him. I took him back to where the watchman was, the prosecutor pointed him out, and said, this is the man that was with the other man. I took him to St. Sepulchre's watchhouse; I there asked the boy if he knew the name and number of the watch, he mentioned the name and number, I found it to correspond. I saw the case, and put the watch into it, and found it fitted. It had no case when I took it from Silvester; in taking him to the watchhouse, he said he found it. I know nothing of Crook only seeing him in the watch-house.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-10-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was constable of the night, at twelve o'clock, the two prisoners were brought in the watchhouse. Mr. Vickrey produced the watch to me, and the watchman at the Golden Lion door brought the case; he said it was picked up at the Golden Lion door.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-10-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a patrol, on the 9th of November I was on duty about half past twelve at night I went to visit the watchman in Cow-Lane; I heard the cry of stop thief, the alarm seemed to come from the corner of Smithfield, by the Golden Lion; I observed Crook running: I laid hold of him, and asked him what he was running for, he said there was nothing amiss. I told him I would detain him until I knew what was the reason of his running, in about two minutes a boy came, and said he had taken a watch from him; I took him to the watchhouse; I saw the other prisoner at the watchhouse.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Crook's Defence. I am innocent of the charge.</p>
<p>Silvester's Defence. I went into the Golden Lion to have a glass of liquor, coming out I slipped the toe of my shoe upon the seal of the watch; I stooped down and picked it up; I found it was a watch without a case. A woman accosted me going along, and while I was talking to her, the officer came and laid hold of me. I never offered to drop the watch out of my hands.</p>
<p>Crook called four 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>10.
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Knapp.</p>
<p>- PETERS. Q. You are a servant to Mr. Wrench in
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-11-defend168 t18091206-11-deflabel64"/> to my master. On the 2d of October, between seven and eight o'clock in the morning, I saw the prisoner come into the warehouse: he took a bundle of ten matts, and went out, he was gone about ten minutes, and then he returned without the matts. I told the foreman.</p>
<p>Q. When did the prisoner leave your master's service. - A. On the 3d of October in the morning, as soon as he was tried to be apprehended, he went off before my master knew of it. He was apprehended about six weeks afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. What were the value of the matts. - A. Eighteen shillings.</p>
<p>Court. Are the matts here.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. No, they have never been recovered.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-11-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. This matting was your property. - A. Yes. The prisoner absconded without my leave, immediately after he was apprehended, I saw him, he said he went into the warehouse with the matts.</p>
<p>Q. to Peters. Did you see him go out with the matts. - A. Yes; I am sure he did not go into the warehouse with them. I saw him go away.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>12
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<p>The case was stated by Mr. Knapp.</p>
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was not at home at the same time.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-14-victim185 t18091206-14-viclabel80"/>. On the 21st of November, about five o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came into my shop to look at some stockings; I shewed her some; she said she had not money enough for them, she would go and ask her husband for more money. She came back again, and asked to see some prints. I shewed her some but they would not suit her. After she was gone, I missed a piece of callimanco. I had nobody but myself in the shop at the time; I could not follow her.</p>
<p>Q. Am I to understand you that during the time she was there, there was no other person in the shop but you. - A. There was no other person in the shop but me at that time. She came again on the Thursday, to look at some muslin's for her husbands handkerchiefs; I shewed her eleven pieces, the prices would not suit her. She asked to see some gloves; I shewed her some, she bought one pair; while I was looking for the gloves, she rolled a piece of muslin up in her bundle.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see her - A. No, I did not, when I had shewn her the gloves, I counted over the muslins, instead of being eleven pieces there was only ten, I missed one; she kept the pair of gloves and paid for them. She went away, delivering the muslin to me before she went; I followed part of the way home. She hid herself in some stable in Bankside. Soon after, she started; I followed her to the constable's house, and gave charge of her to the constable. He went with me to search her lodgings, where we found three duplicates of some stuff that was pawned on the 22d of last month. I went with the constable afterwards, to see the stuff and the calimanco at the pawnbrokers; it was exactly the colour and pattern of that which I lost.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-14-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am shopman to Mr. Wright a pawnbroker. On the 22d of November, the prisoner pawned one piece in the morning, and the other piece of calimanco in the evening; I lent her 3 s. 6 d. on one piece, and 2 s. 6 d. on the other. They are part of the same piece. I knew the prisoner perfectly well before; I did not suspect her. Her husband is a taylor, he lives in the neighbourhood. This is the calimanco.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The pattern and colour is exactly such a one that I lost, and the quantity found amounts to the same that I lost.</p>
<p>Q. Will you venture to swear that is the same calimanco that you lost - A. I have not the least doubt whatever, that it is the same that I lost, there is no mark on it.</p>
<p>Q. Can you swear it is the same - A. Yes, it is the same. It was all in one length when stolen from me. I have looked it all over and there is the same quantity.</p>
<p>Q. What is it worth the whole twenty eight yards - A. Seventeen shillings.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-14-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the morning of the 23d of November, between eight and nine o'clock, Mr. Powis brought the prisoner to my door and gave her in charge to me, for stealing a piece of calimanco and other articles. The prisoner begged to be liberated; I told her I could not suffer felony to be compounded without going before a magistrate. She said she had three children at home; I went home with her to see about the children: Mr. Powis accompanied me to her house where she lived. I then asked her for her duplicates; she then refused giving me her duplicates, but she opened her drawer, and I was going to look in it, she took out a roll of paper, which she was going to throw in the fire; I catched her hand and took from her a duplicate of a piece of calimanco stuff, pledged at Mr. Wrights for 2 s. 6 d.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060011"/>she then replied you have got it all, and I hope Mr. Powis will be merciful to me on account of my children. I told her I must see further, among an hundred duplicates I found another duplicate of Mr. Wrights, a piece of stuff, 3 s. 6 d. the same date as the other; I looked further and found one on the 21st a piece of stuff.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Powis. I understood you only found two pieces, do they form the twenty eight yards - A.It was taken in one piece and cut into four.</p>
<p>Q. Was it all found at one pawnbrokers - A. No, at two pawnbrokers.</p>
<p>JAMES HARRIS. I am a pawnbroker.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see the prisoner at the bar come to your house - A. Frequently; on the 23d of November, she pledged a piece of calimanco for 3 s. 6 d. I think it was eight yards, she had 3 s. 6 d. on it, and 4 s. on the other piece, pledged on the 21st.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I swear it is my property.</p>
<p>GOODENOUGH. The four pieces compleated twenty eight yards, it was measured in my presence.</p>
<p>MR. BARRY. Q. to Courtney. This unfortunate woman is a married woman - A. Yes, and got a large family.</p>
<p>Court. You know nothing of her former character I take it - No.</p>
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<p>The prisoner was recommended to his Majesty's mercy, by the jury, on account of her family.</p>
<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Look at the prisoner at the bar do you know him. A. Yes, he is a German or Dane: he is a
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<p>Q. About the 23d of November, last, did the prisoner attend you as a doctor or physician. - A. Yes, on the 23d of November: I lost a 100 l. bank of England note.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you get the bank note. - A. I got it from the bankers by the Exchange: I went to the bankers No. 62, near. the Exchange, and then I got the note.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the name of the people who paid it you. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you put this note in your lodging. - A.I put it in my pocket-book, and put it in the table drawer in my room; the drawer was not locked.</p>
<p>Q. Did Hoffhold come to you on the 23d of November. if I went out to the play on the 23d of November.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go to the play. - A. It was past eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Did Hoffhold call upon you the day before. - A. Yes, I left my pocket-book at home in the drawer when I went to the play.</p>
<p>Q. You had not seen Hoffhold, that day had you. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. But he had attended you some days before had he. A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You do not know of his coming to your house of your own knowledge, do you. - A. No, I was not at home; the mistress of the house saw him come.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you come back from the play. - A. I came back before eleven o'clock at night.</p>
<p>Q. When you returned at eleven o'clock, had you occasion to look after your note. - A. No, I had not, I got my supper and went to bed: in the morning I got up, after eight o'clock I went to my drawer, the note was gone but the pocket-book lay where I left it. I opened the pocket book and the note was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Of course you told this to Mr. Smith. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what the number of the note was. - A. Yes, I got the number from the bankers; I did not know what the number of the note was when I left it.</p>
<p>Q. You say the prisoner attended you as a physician. - A. Yes; he had been on board my ship many times.</p>
<p>Q. He was a sea surgeon, and that was the occasion of your employing him when you came on shore. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Your note was afterwards found. - A. Yes, I have not got it.</p>
<p>Q. You received this note at the bankers - A. Yes, in Threadneedle-street.</p>
<p>Q. What did you tell Mr. Smith, in the morning. - A. I told him to go along with me to the office: we did.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person193" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. You live at St. John's Wapping, do you. - A. Yes; my husband's name is
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<p>Q. You know the prosecutor Hanson. - A. Yes, he came to lodge with me about five weeks ago next Monday.</p>
<p>Q. On the 23d of November do you remember Hanson's going to the play. - A. Yes, I do.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner by sight. - A. I do.</p>
<p>Q. We are told the prisoner is a medical man. - A. Yes, he had attended Captain
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<p>Q. Do you recollect what time Mr. Hanson went out to the play. - A.Yes, I do, it was about ten minutes past eight.</p>
<p>Q. After he was gone do you remember the prisoner coming. - A. I do: the prisoner came very nigh ten o'clock, he enquired where Captain
<persName id="t18091206-15-person196">Hanson</persName> was; I said he was at the play: I delivered the message to him that Captain
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<p>Q. How long did he stay in Captain Hanson's room. A. About ten minutes.</p>
<p>Q. What room were you in while he was in Captain Hanson's room. - A. I was down stairs in the kitchen.</p>
<p>Q. Was your husband at home. - A. He was not.</p>
<p>Q. What does the rest of your family consist of. - A. My mother-in-law, my sister-in-law, and a child of her's, they were down stairs in the kitchen with me.</p>
<p>Q. Was the room where Hoffhold was immediately above the kitchen. - A. Yes, it was over the kitchen.</p>
<p>Q. When Hoffhold was above stairs did you hear any noise of any kind. - A. I did: it appeared to me like a chair removed from the place and went back again: I went up stairs to the door, he came out of the room with the candle in his hand.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe any thing particular about him. - - A. No, I did not: I went into the room afterwards, at first I did not perceive any thing particular.</p>
<p>Q. Now Mrs. Smith you saw nothing particular at first. A. No, I went into the room, he went with me again, and I asked him if he had prepared every thing ready; he said yes, he had; I asked him if he had any messuage to deliver to him, I would tell him; he said he thought he should not be able to come to-morrow, nor the next day, he might come the next day at night, but, he was not sure.</p>
<p>Q. During this time did you see any thing particular in him. - A. No, he was in a great hurry to go; he talked
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<p>Q. Did he give you the medicine for Mr. Hanson, when he came home. - A. He left the medicines in the room. It was a little after ten o'clock when he went away.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any body in the room after the prisoner at the bar. - A. Nobody after him: there was nobody in the room before, nor after, till the Captain came home. I did not go in again.</p>
<p>Q. Did you happen to know that Captain
<persName id="t18091206-15-person199">Hanson</persName> had got the note. A. He told me at tea, he thought he should leave his pocket-book with the 100 l. note at home.</p>
<p>Q. About what time did Captain Hanson come home. A. It was about eleven: he had his supper and went to bed; I served at his supper.</p>
<p>Q. What time did he rise the next morning. - A. Between eight and nine.</p>
<p>Q. Then I suppose he told you he had lost his note. - A. I went out with my husband: while we were out a child came from our house and told me of it.</p>
<p>Q. Then you came home immediately. - A. Yes, and Captain Hanson told us of his loss: my husband and Captain Hanson went up to the office.</p>
<p>Q. What is your husband's situation in life. - A. He is a watch-maker by trade.</p>
<p>Mr. Andrews. You said Captain Hanson said something of leaving his note behind him, when he went out. A. Yes, I was down in the kitchen: Captain Hanson's room is the parlour.</p>
<p>Q. Was Captain Hanson sober when he came home. A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How long before he went to the play had he talked to you about the 100 l. - A. About two or three minutes, and then went to the play.</p>
<p>Q. You had often seen the doctor before, had not you. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You say he talked a great many things to you. - A. Yes he did, he appeared to me like as if he was in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. How often had he been in the habit of attending Captain Hanson. A. About three weeks before; he used to come twice a day sometimes.</p>
<p>Court. You say that Hoffhold appeared in liquor. - - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. He did not drink any thing up stairs. - A. No; he went into the room to prepare the medicine; the room is on the ground floor, he sat there very quietly.</p>
<p>Q. When he came out of the room, did he appear to to you as though he did not know what he was about. - A. Yes, he was.</p>
<p>Q. Was he like a man that was stupid drunk. - A. Yes, he was all in confusion.</p>
<p>. Do you mean that he was agitated, did he appear to shake. - Yes he did.</p>
<p>Q. Was he very drunk or was he only flush with liquor. A. Oh! he was only flush with liquor.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We are told that you are a watchmaker. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You know the prisoner at the bar. - Yes.</p>
<p>Q. He attended Mr. Hanson as a doctor. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember his coming to your house on the 23d of November. - A. I cannot say the day of the month. I did not see him on the day of his taking the note; I was not at home that night.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchmaker; No. 30, Fish Street Hill, London Bridge.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the prisoner, do you know him. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the prisoner coming to your shop. Yes, Friday the 24th of November between twelve and one; he came to purchase a watch, he agreed to pay 5 l. for it, and tendered me a 100 l. bank note.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know its number. - A. No, but I can identify the note by my father writing his name on it.</p>
<p>Q. The prisoner wanted change for this note. - A. He wanted some gold; I gave him a check for the difference drawn on Newnham and Co. Mansion house Street. My father
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<p>Q. Then you gave him the check for 95 l. and you took the 100 l. note. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with the note. - A. We took it to the Bank of England immediately the prisoner left the house; I received two fifty's for it. That is all I know of the transaction. The prisoner took away the watch.</p>
<p>Mr. Andrews. You say the prisoner came to you on the 24th of November. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You had never seen the prisoner before. - A. No, I had not.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be so certain of his person. - A. Because I had some doubt of the note, he being a stranger. I took notice of him, and he is a foreigner. I am certain he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person203" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Pentonville. I am a clerk in the Bank. I bring the note from where they are deposited in the Bank.</p>
<p>Q. You keep the repository of these notes - A. Yes, exactly so. I have the Bank note, it is a paid note for 100 l. here is
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<p>Q.(to Mr. Sharp.) Look at that note, and look at the endorsement - A. Here is the endorsement of
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person205" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , 30, Fish-street-hill. It is my father's writing. I saw him put that endorsement to that note. The watermark is upside down, which is a circumstance we noticed. From that endorsement alone I can swear to the note.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am one of the police officers at Lambeth-street office. On the 24th of November captain Hanson called on me, he had been robbed. I went with him to the banking house of Prescott and Co-62 in Threadneedle-street. I went there to enquire for the number of the note; I got the number of the note.</p>
<p>Q. Is there any body here from Prescott and Co. - A. No, there is not, I traced the note to the Bank. On the Saturday, I apprehended the prisoner in St. Catharine's, where he seemed to keep medicine.</p>
<p>Mr. Andrews. You did not apprehend him till the Saturday, that was two days after the supposed robbery - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you not know that Mrs. Smith had been him before that - A. No, I did not know that, I never heard of it. I took up the prisoner and brought him before the magistrate; Mr. Smith charged him upon suspicion of committing this robbery in his house; he was committed for re-examination, he was put in the lock-up-room. I do not know what conversation passed between him and Mr. Smith.</p>
<p>Q. The note is supposed to have been lost on the 23d. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. It was on the morning of the 25th that the prisoner was apprehended - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go by captain Hanson's desire to the prisoner - A. No, I did not, my own inclination led me, when he was locked up; it was after this first examination; I conversed with him outside of the door.</p>
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<p>Q. Do not you know that before this conversation, Griffiths, the officer, had searched him, and nothing could be found upon him. - Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Then having been searched, and nothing found, you went and promised him, that if he would confess, Captain
<persName id="t18091206-15-person208">Hanson</persName> would not prosecute him. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>COURT. Did Mr. Hanson give you any authority so to do. - A.No, he did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-15-person209" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Morris, a pawnbroker in the Minories. I believe the prisoner to be the man whom I took this watch of on the 24th of November: I think when he pledged the watch with me, he had a great coat on; I believe him to be the man; he resembles the man.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any conversation with him on pledging the watch. - A. Very little; no more than what was in my business.</p>
<p>Q. From the conversation that you had with the person who pledged the watch, do you know whether he was an Englishman or a foreigner. - A. I am sure the person that pledged the watch is a foreigner.</p>
<p>Q. And he pledged the watch that you have in your hand. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Mr. Andrews. - You had never seen the prisoner before had you. - A. No, not to my knowledge.</p>
<p>COURT. - Q. To Mr. Sharp. Look at that watch. - A. This is the same watch that I sold; there are figures of my own upon it, No. 8m&7, on the edge of the case; it is a peculiar watch, and I believe only made by ourselves</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, and called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-16-victim215 t18091206-16-viclabel92"/>, on the 15th of November I was going down Drury-lane, these women catched hold of me, and persuaded me to go home with them, they forced me to go into their room, they made me go up stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean they persuaded you to go up stairs. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What do you talk about making you? you do not mean to say they forced you by manual force and violence. - A. No; as soon as I got up stairs, they asked me if I would treat them; I was going to treat them; I could not get the money out soon before that lady put her hand into my bosom, and robbed me of a handkerchief-pin, a handkerchief, and some silver: they called out to Mr. M'Carty, a publican, to bring up three half quarterns of rum, and change for a pound note. When M'Carty came up, he said here is the change for the pound note. I immediately refused to give the pound note: I was going down stairs; they snatched my hat off; and away I went down with the landlord to his own house without a hat. When I came into M'Carty's house, I set myself in the bar: I called for six pennyworth of rum and water: the prisoners came in, and gave me the hat. I then said to the prisoners, you have robbed me of a handkerchief-pin: if you will give it back again, I will spend five shillings; the handkerchief-pin was worth 2 l. or 3 l. I pulled out a handful of bank-notes, to the amount of 80 l. or 90 l.</p>
<p>Q. Do you walk about with that money in your pocket. - A. I was going to pay my distiller: when I took this money out of my pocket, a 10 l. note was the first of the bundle. I was going to give it to the landlord to treat them, to get my pin back again. One of the prisoners snatched it clean out of my hand, and gave it to the other: the landlord told Sullivan to give me the note back again: she abused me in all languages.</p>
<p>Q. What do you mean by all languages. - A. Bad language.</p>
<p>Q. Were you sober. - A. I was perfectly sober. The landlord sent for the watchman, and one of them got away. Some man knocked me in the mud; I lost my hat: Sullivan was taken to the watch-house, and searched; nothing was found on her. Fitzhenry was brought in afterwards, and searched the note was never found.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. - You are a publican: where do you live. - A. In Long-alley, Moorfields; I am a married man; I have five children.</p>
<p>Q. What time in the evening. - A. I believe it was between seven and eight in the evening; I know it was on the 13th; I put it down when I went home in the evening; I know I was robbed.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you put it down. - A. I put it down in my head to keep it.</p>
<p>Q. You did not put down the day of the week; did you, is that so. - A. I know it was on the 13th. I cannot say any thing what day of the week it was.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been in the public line. - A. A. About fourteen months.</p>
<p>Q. What had you been before - A. I do not know what I had been before; I came here for justice.</p>
<p>Q. You will not give me any other account. - A. No.</p>
<p>Court. This gentleman is trying you, to know whether what you say is true, therefore answer, or else the jury will say, very likely, you deserve no credit.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. Inform these gentlemen what you were, before these fourteen months. - A. A dealer in cloaths. I have been in Holland, I bought old cloaths and took them there to sell them. It is now about four years ago since I returned from Holland, and since then, I bought old silver, clothes, or any thing of that kind.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your solemn oath, were you never in a court of justice before this day - A. I came here to have justice for what I lost.</p>
<p>Court. I will have an answer, or else I will commit you, that is my plain method - A. I have been here before for no harm, the same as another person.</p>
<p>Q. What are you - A. I am a jew.</p>
<p>WILLIAM M'CARTY. Q. What are you. - A. I am a publican. On a Monday night,
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060014"/>Q. Was he perfectly sober - A. Yes, Sullivan put her hand over my shoulder and snatched it out of his hands; he cried out, landlord I have lost my ten pound note. I see you have, said I, and I will try and get it for you. Accordingly, I pushed in to get hold of her hand, I saw the note in her hand.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever the note in your hand - A. No, Sir.</p>
<p>Q, How near were you to the bank note. - A. I was quite close to it.</p>
<p>Q. I want to know how you came to see it was a ten pound note - A. The light was on the table, he held it out in his hand, I was quite close to it. When I tried to catch Sullivan's hand, she put her hand round to Fitzhenry, both their hands met; I saw the note between their hands; I saw their hands part; and I then saw Sullivan's hand without the note. I said it is of no use, I cannot get the note from them. I shut the door and sent for the watchman, and gave them in charge.</p>
<p>Q. Did you relate to the watchman what had passed - A. No, Barnett told him what about. They went down the street, and I went a short passage to the watchhouse.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. What is the name of the public house you keep - A. The White Hart.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know these women - A. Yes, I was called up into their room.</p>
<p>Q. When you got up there, Barnett made a complaint to you, that they had stole his handkerchief pin - A. Not immediately, he did not; he did not say a word about it in their lodging, he did mention it when I was going to leave the room.</p>
<p>Q. How came it when the hat was taken off his head, that you, and he, did not return and take it from them - A. Why, what was I to trouble my head about another man's affairs.</p>
<p>Court. What did you go over for - A. To serve the liquor. I thought it better for him to come away without his hat, than lose his money.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen any of his money then - A. I had seen a lot of notes in his hand.</p>
<p>Q. Then before he came to your house he pulled out his money - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Were you in court when Barnett was examined - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you observe, that he did not say that he pulled out the notes in their room - A. I did not observe that in particular.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. I think you told my lord just now, that he was perfectly sober - A.No, I was not asked the question.</p>
<p>Q. Yes, you were, and you distinctly answered the question, that he was quite sober - A. He said, himself, that he was not quite sober, here now.</p>
<p>Court. He said he was quite sober, I asked particular, I did not think his behaviour was that of a sober man.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. Pray what time of night was it - A. It was between ten and eleven when I went to the watch-house. It was near ten when they came to my house.</p>
<p>The prisoners were not put on their defence.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>SECOND COUNT for like offence, stating the property to belong to
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<p>Q. On the 8th of November you had the care of a box, had not you - A. Yes, I had, it belonged to a society of taylors that used the house.</p>
<p>Q. It contained the contributions of the society - I believe so, I know nothing of the contents of the box at all, it was left in my care.</p>
<p>Q. Who kept the keys of it - A. The stewards: there were three locks and keys.</p>
<p>Q. Who were the stewards - A. Douglas was one, the name of the other I do not know. I had the charge of the box during the time of their sitting, it was in the club room, and sometimes I took it in my sleeping-room. On the 8th of November it was in the club room.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose the club room was not locked, was it - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day did you see the box last - A. About one at night. They were obliged to make their monthly payments. The stewards did not leave the room till one at night.</p>
<p>Q. You saw it after the club had left your house, did you - A. I did, they called me up in the room.</p>
<p>Q. When did you miss the box - A. The same morning about seven o'clock, my wife missed the box and the servant; she apprized me of it; I came down stairs and found the box missing, and the prisoner at the bar also.</p>
<p>Q. How long had she lived with you - A. About ten or eleven days.</p>
<p>Q. You do not know what time she left your house - A. I cannot say, she went into the room about one o'clock; I saw her after the club was gone.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see the box and the girl again - A. On Friday last about nine o'clock in the evening, there was a person, that knew that she committed this robbery, saw her in Rose street, Long-acre, at a door way, sitting there; he came and informed me, I went to Rose-street and saw her, she was sitting in a door way much intoxicated. I said, is this you Ann; she said, yes master. I gave her in charge to a watchman, and took her to the watchhouse; when she was in the watchhouse, she told me that the box was at a shoe-blacks place, in a court in Shire-lane; I went there, and one of the officers of Bow-street went with me, and found the box according to her direction; the box was forced open, there were the books in number, but the cash was gone.</p>
<p>Prisoner. There was no such thing in it, as he said; I took this box, I do not deny; he told me if I would tell where the box was, he would forgive me. The cash in it was of little consequence.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I said the loss of the books to the society was the most consequence; I did not say I would forgive her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-17-person226" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are one of this society. - A. Yes, I took the office of steward upon me that night only.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it to continue - A. One month.</p>
<p>Q. Who was the other steward appointed that night -
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<p>Q. to Shelton. What name is it in the indictment - A. It is Owen in the indictment.</p>
<p>Q. to Douglas. You had a meeting of your society that night - Yes.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060015"/>Q. At what time of night did you settle the affairs of the club - A. It was near one o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Then I suppose you put your books, papers, and cash in the box, did you - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you happen to recollect how much cash there was there - A. There was fifteen pound, six shillings, and eleven pence.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose it is part of your duty, as steward, to take account of the cash - A. Yes, I saw it counted by the other steward, and took it from him, and put it in a till at the corner of the box.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lock it afterwards - A. Yes, I kept one key, the other steward the other, and the landlord kept the third.</p>
<p>Q. to Doyle. Had you one of the three keys - A. The key was generally tied to the handle</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the key tied to the handle of the box, when they were gone - A. Yes, I had not possession of the key.</p>
<p>Q. to Douglas. Now tell me what the fifteen pounds six shillings and eleven pence, consisted of - A.There was a two pound bank note, a one pound bank note, three guineas in gold, some half guineas, I am not positive what number, and some silver: I am not positive whether there was any seven shilling pieces.</p>
<p>JONATHAN THOMAS. I am a carpenter.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner. - A. By sight I do; I came one morning to my work, on Wednesday morning, the 8th of November.</p>
<p>Q.to Doyle. What night was it the club left your house. - A. On Tuesday night.</p>
<p>Q. When you spoke of one o'clock in the morning you mean the Wednesday morning. - A. I do. They met on the 7th.</p>
<p>THOMAS. On the Wednesday morning between six and seven o'clock I met her, she came towards me in Russell-Court, Covent Garden; she passed me, I went from there to the shop, and there they told me that Mr. Doyle's servant had taken the club box away.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prisoner any thing when you saw her. - Yes, this very box.</p>
<p>Q. Was it dark or quite light. - A. It was rather dark, it was not quite light.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see where she went with the box. - A. No, she was facing of Drury Lane. This is the box so near as I can say, that she had, by the size of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-17-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable of St. Martin's in the Fields. I went along with Mr. Doyle, and found this box last Friday about nine o'clock. On going back to the watchhouse. I searched the prisoner; I found they had not searched her, and in her bonnet, I found this parchment, a certificate of her marriage; I found a two pound note and a guinea in it, she did not like me to take her bonnet off, and when I came to her bosom she was rather refractory again. I found a rag in her bosom, in that rag was a seven shilling piece, seven or eight shillings in silver, and in her right hand I found some half-pence, and three shillings in silver. The silver and gold I gave up by order of the magistrate. The note I have kept; this is the note.</p>
<p>Q. to Douglas. Look at that note. - A. I cannot identify the note.</p>
<p>
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<p>A. Do you know the prisoner at the bar. - A. Yes, I do not know when she brought the things to my house, I was in bed, she came on last Wednesday, it is a month ago.</p>
<p>Q. That is exactly the 8th of the month, what did she bring with her. - A. I did not see it till after I got up, my little maid here saw it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-17-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am clerk of this society, that was held at Mr. Doyle's. I know that is the box, and I know the contents of it; I saw the money deposited in it. The two pound bank note I cannot swear to, but I saw a piece of paper pasted at the back of it that corresponds with this two pound note.</p>
<p>Q. Douglass has said there was a two pound note, was it so. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Can you say that note by any particular mark was deposited in the box on the 8th of November. - A. No more than there was a piece of paper pasted at the back of it, and from that circumstance, I believe it to be the same note.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. There was no such thing in the box as what they are speaking of, I never saw any money in the box. This master of mine, he said, and swore, that he would lose every hair on his head if he hurt me; and if I would tell him where the box was, he would not take me to Bow-street.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>17.
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<p>Q. Do you remember that print being in your master's place. - A. I do. This print was hanging on a rail in the shop near the door.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of it. - A. Twenty three pence a yard. When I found the print in her apron, the prisoner then said the other woman gave it to her, she made her escape.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I saw a woman drop this print, I picked it up. I returned back to the door with it on my arm, he asked some woman what I had got there, I said I did not know rightly myself, he took it to the counter, and wrote upon it himself, and at the watch-house, he said he would swear to it; if I had known of its being stolen, I certainly should have gone away with it; but I did not, I went to the door with it.</p>
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<p>Q. You were a little in liquor were not you. - A. Yes, I fell asleep, and between six and seven o'clock, I felt his hand in my jacket pocket. I laid hold of him by his collar, he wanted to get off, and four men beat and knocked me about; I could not see where
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<p>Q. Had you your money loose in your pocket. - A. My money was wrapped up in a bit of linen in my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Before you saw the prisoner how much money had you. - A. I had sixteen half Joes, fourteen guineas, fifteen shillings, and a one pound bank note in my pocket book, that was all the money I had, and when the prisoner was gone, I had two half joes remaining. I lost all my money but two half Joes. The landlord went for a constable; I got some of my money again.</p>
<p>JOSEPH CHRISTOPHER. I am a publican.</p>
<p>Q. It was in your house where these people were drinking - A. Yes. On the 16th of November Westwell was in my house, in the evening. I remember seeing the prisoner, he was sitting near Westwell. The prosecutor told me he treated the prisoner with three half quarterns of gin. He told me he was robbed.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner by at that time - A. He was in the house, but not by at the time. I wrote a note, and gave it to the prosecutor to go to Lambeth-street office and bring an officer with him. When he came back he told me he could not find the office, and he had lost the note; he was a good deal in liquor. I then sent for a constable, and described the person of the prisoner to him, the prisoner was then gone. The constable returned and told me he could not find him. My wife came in about a quarter of an hour after the constable was gone. I left my wife in the bar, and went with the constable to the Bee-hive public house, and found him.</p>
<p>Q. How long might this be after the prosecutor had told you that that the prisoner had robbed him - A. An hour and a half. We found him there in company with another man. We took them in custody, and searched them at the watch-house. On the prisoner we found in his jacket one half joe; it is the value of 1 l. 16 s. We continued searching him; he said, so help his God he had no more. I observed his shoe being off (he had only one shoe, he is a cripple). I was going to take his shoe up, the prisoner picked up his shoe himself, he turned the shoe topsy turvy; I laid hold of his hand, as also did the constable, and found twelve half joes in his hand that had held the shoe. The watch-house keeper took his protection box out of his pocket, and found a one pound bank note and a sixpence was found on him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-19-person244" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are the constable that had the prisoner in charge - A. Yes; I took him to the watch-house, we searched his pocket and found one half joe. While I was searching him I saw him slip his shoe off, he took it up and turned the twelve half joes in his hand, then he let the shoe fall; I saw he had twelve half joes in his hand. The watch-house keeper found a one pound note in his protection box; afterwards we found a six-pence. The other man was locked up, he had three hearings, he had this man's watch, we found nothing else on him.</p>
<p>THOMAS WEBB. Q. You keep the watch-house, do you - A. Yes; I was present on this search. I found the protection box on the place where we take the charges. It was put there by Mr. Cooper or the other man when they took the money from the prisoner. I found a one pound note in the protection box. The box was not on the table before they came in.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. It was my own property. I went into this public house, this man came and knocked up against my foot, I pushed him off, and he struck me; then four Portuguese struck him; after that he came to me, he said I know I am in the wrong; Westwell put his hand in his pocket and gave me some money. I never looked at it, but put it in my pocket.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I never gave him any money.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the man that you laid hold of when you awoke - A. Yes, and the rest of people pushed me about; they said I should not impose upon a cripple.</p>
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<p>19.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-20-off114 t18091206-20-crimeloc117"/>. On Saturday the 18th of November, about two o'clock, from information, I went in search of the prisoners. I found them in a court in Chancery-lane; there were three of them. I went after Fox, she was about twenty yards before the others. Underneath her apron I perceived something white. I asked her what she had got, she said nothing. I put my hand under her apron, and pulled out a piece of muslin. She told me two girls gave it her. I took her to Mr. James. I asked her where she had been to, she said that she had been to her brother in Purple-street, near Gray's-inn-lane, and she came up Chancery-lane to go to West Smithfield, and in passing by our house somebody gave her the muslin.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prisoners been in the shop - A. I heard so, I did not see them. After I had taken Fox, I went into a public house back yard. I heard she had been there. I went in search of the fag-end of the muslin which had been torn off; I picked up a ticket which corresponded with the ticket of the same description of muslin which was bought at the same time.</p>
<p>Q. How long before had you seen that muslin, had you seen it that day - A. I dare say I had, I cannot say positively; I believe it to be Mr. James's property.</p>
<p>Q. I want to know what I am to infer from your finding that ticket in that yard - A. By comparing this ticket with the other muslins that were bought at the same time, this corresponds with the muslin.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-20-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am shopman to Mr. James. On Saturday the 18th of November, about one o'clock, the two prisoners came into the shop, and asked to see some muslins, and after a good deal of trouble I sold them three-eighth of a yard. About twenty minutes after they went out of the shop, the prisoner Fox was brought into the shop, having a piece of muslin found upon her by the last witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-20-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a patrole belonging to Bow-street. I apprehended Sale and another at the Gold-house, in Golden-lane, by the information of Fox; she said they stole the muslin, and she received it.</p>
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<p>Sale said nothing in her defence, nor called any witnesses to her character.</p>
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<p>FOX - GUILTY, aged 17.</p>
<p>SALE - GUILTY, aged 16.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury. before Mr. justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. How much was the weight of the soap - A. They are generally on an average about three pound; I identified some of the halfpence; there was a sixpence in his shoe.</p>
<p>Q. What quantity of halfpence was found upon him - A. I did not count them; there were two or three that I knew. I then desired him to give me his keys, he did, and every one of these keys have separate locks at his habitation, and all his drawers were lined with clothes, rings, broaches and silk stockings, and a variety of other things; he had six gallons of gin in his cellar, four gallons of rum, preserved damsens, and exclusive of that, in one of his iniquitous nests I found forty guineas, beside half crown pieces, and all from poverty and woe; when I took him he had scarce a shirt or a shoe; and it is an iniquitous thing that a retail tradesman should be plundered by such a rascal.</p>
<p>Mr. Reynolds. How long had this man been with you - A. Near twenty years.</p>
<p>Q. These rings, and all these quantity of things, were your's - A. If you took a man from an indigent state, and had placed him behind your counter, you would have thought so. He was a labourer in the India house; I only had him late of an evening.</p>
<p>Q. Do not you know that he had a legacy left him of a considerable sum of money - A. I do not believe it. He told me he found some money in the tea pot, but that was a deception. He is a rascal; it is a duty that I owe to society to bring him before this court; as to the rigour of the law, I do not wish to go to the extent of it.</p>
<p>Q. Have you not got possession of a considerable property of this man, of which you made no claim - A. Yes; here it is in my hand: forty guineas, four score half guineas; his sister desired me to take the four watches.</p>
<p>Q. You have not been able to trace where he sold these things of yours to raise that money - A. He is too sly for that.</p>
<p>Q.Did not you refuse to let this man have a guinea to defend himself - A. I said I would bring it before the court, and to them I would humbly submit.</p>
<p>Q. On the day he was searched you only found two or three halfpence - A.What he took that night was very little short of four shillings.</p>
<p>MR. DAVIS. Q You were sent for to search this man - A.Yes, I asked the prisoner if he had any of his master's property about him; he said he had not; I told him I must search him; I put my hand in between the lining and the upper part of his breeches, and took out these two bits of soap, making one cake, broken in two; I asked him whose property that was; he said his master's. I put my hand towards his waistcoat pocket, he emptied it into my hands; the halfpence, I examined them, and found two marked halfpence as described by Mr. Everatt; I found in a pocket half a guinea, and sixpence in his shoe.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel, and called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Q. Where were you on the 27th of November last - A. I left my place on the Monday, I do not know what day of the month it was; I left my place between four and five, I took my lodgings that very evening in Maid lane in the Borough; I had lived at the City coffee house, Mr. Readers, a twelve month.</p>
<p>Q. When you left Mr. Readers, you received your wages - A. Yes; I received seven pound eleven shillings and two-pence; I went to the doctor's to pay my bill, in Queen-street, between six and seven; I went to pay the chandler shop woman and the washer, woman what I owed; we got talking, it was near ten o'clock when I came away. They told me at my lodgings if I was not home at ten o'clock I could not be let in; I intended to go to Long Acre to Mrs. Haggerston's, the George, to try to get a bed; on my going there, on the other side of Temple bar, I met with the prisoner, she was going as if to Covent Garden; I said to her, young woman, will you be so good as to tell me of a lodging. I dare say when I met her it was half after eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Where had you been from ten o'clock at the time you left your washerwoman till half after eleven o'clock - A. I had been no where, but kept straight on from Little St. Thomas the Apostle, where my washerwoman lived. I told the prisoner I would give her any thing if she would take me to a good house, as I was a stranger; she took me up a court, and when I came up to a public house she asked me to give her something to drink; I gave her a glass of rum, and after that she said she was damnably hungry; I said I was going to have a pint of porter and some bread and cheese, she was welcome to have part; she did take part of it; after that she took me to Ship-yard, to the Old Rose hotel; I asked the landlady if I could have a bed; she said yes, and took me up stairs to see the room; the prisoner said she would go up with me, she would be a protection for me; the landlady took me into the room; I asked her what it was for the bed, she replied three shillings; I gave her a dollar and she gave me two shillings; the prisoner said she would stop with me if it was agreeable, she was destitute of a bed; I said to her, as you are a servant like myself I have no objection, if you are quite clean you shall sleep with me; she said she was quite clean. I gave consent for her to sleep with me. In the course of conversation, as we were sitting down, I said I do not think you are a servant; she said, what do you think I am; I said I did not know; then she told me that she was an unfortunate woman; I said cannot you reform and become a servant, it is better than going in the streets; she replied, thank God, I have found a friend at last, and she burst out a crying. I set for some time, and then said, there is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety nine just persons; I told her I was no scholar, I had heard so. Before I went to bed I counted my money, I had a two pound bank note, and two shillings in silver, and six pennyworth of halfpence, a pocket handkerchief, a snuff box, and two bills that I had been and paid; I put it into my pocket; the prisoner was present; she saw my note on the table, and the two shillings in my hands; in about two minutes afterward she said, my dear, you seem fatigued, you had better go to bed; I undressed myself and went to bed; I left my pockets all of a lump with my clothes on the chair by the side of the bed. I said, before I got into bed, which side will you sleep on; she said, you sleep on the further side, next the wall.</p>
<p>Q. I suppose that was on the other side to where the chair was - A. Yes. We had a candle on the hob in the fire place, close to the chair; I went into bed; I sat up on the bed; she was sitting in the room; I heard the pockets chink.</p>
<p>Q. Where the curtains drawn - A. Yes, almost close together. When I heard the pocket chink I put the curtains of oneside, I saw her hand in my pocket; I saw the prisoner take the note out in her hand; I said you have robbed me, you have got the note out of my pocket; I told her if she would give me the note I would make no disturbance in the house; she said, blast you, search me; she took her cap and shook her hair about; I said I did not understand searching her; I said do not think that I am afraid of you, for I will go down to the landlady directly; I run down with my garment on and fetched her up stairs; I told her the woman up stairs had robbed me.</p>
<p>Q. Is the landlady here - A. No. They said at Bow-street they did not want any body. The landlady told Collins she had got my money; she denied it; she told them to search her; the landlady searched the bed and every where and could not find it.</p>
<p>Q. Did the landlady search her person - A. She did not, and I was afraid to touch her for fear she should give me a thumping; I said I would have the watchman in if she did not give me the note; the watchman came up stairs, he said now my good woman, give this girl her note; Collins said to the watchman, search me.</p>
<p>Q. Did the watchman search her - A. He did not; I told him to search her, the landlady said I had not the modesty of a woman; to tell him to search her; I told the watchman to keep her safe till I got my clothes on, I would follow him, and at the watchhouse I told them to take charge of her; they wanted to turn her out and me; I told her if they did turn her out it should be the worse for them; they then took her into a back room and told me they searched her, they could not find any thing upon her. I did not see her searched, I went back to the room and searched, and found nothing there. I took the prisoner before the magistrate the next day, and told him the same thing that I do now. At the office she said she would give me a pound note, and make up the rest when she could, if I would not prosecute her.</p>
<p>Q.Young woman, you said you left Mr. Reader, whom you had lived with a twelvemonth - A. Yes; I was a house maid; my mistress died while I was there.</p>
<p>Q. Now you say you had been to the washerwoman and to the chandler's shop had you drank any thing with them - A. No; I had not tasted any thing but at my dinner at Mr. Reader's, except my tea, until I met with the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. to prosecutrix. She says that you drank this pot of beer - A It was only a pint; I had no ginger in it; it was only warmed by the fire; and fourpenny worth of bread and cheese.</p>
<p>Q.She says that when the landlady came up she and you searched her - A. She never was searched, her stockings were never taken off.</p>
<p>Q.Who keeps the Rose tavern - A. I do not know; I never was there before.</p>
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<p>THOMAS COLLINS. I am a day labouring man.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the two prisoner's - A. Yes. I had known Simpson a long while.</p>
<p>Q. Did they propose that you should do any thing in September last - A. Yes, to go into
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<p>Q. Are you sure that there was one guinea fowl among them - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What was done with the fowls after this - A. I do not know.</p>
<p>Q. Did they give you any of the fowls - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoners - A. Simpson is a day
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<p>Q. Did they accuse you about stealing these fowls - A. Yes, they did, and then I told the truth, the same story as I do now. Coombes and Simpson went away with the fowls together.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-24-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are a farmer at Hanworth - A Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoners - A. Yes, by sight.</p>
<p>Q. Did you in the month of September lose any fowls - A. Yes, about the 14th; I lost them from a rick yard in Hanworth-park; there was a particular guinea fowl missing, I never saw them again; suspicion fell on these men. I had them taken up.</p>
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<p>Q. Are those the depositions that were taken before you - A They are. Simpson said he was willing to sign it, and Combes said he would likewise; I cautioned them and did not desire them to do it, and what I have reduced to writing is what they said.</p>
<p>The examination of Thomas Simpson, who saith soon after the last shooting commence he went into Hanworth park with Wicks, Coombes, and Collins, to catch rabbits, but did not take any; that Wicks and Collins said to take up the nets, and that he, Simpson and Coombes went away from them; they went to Mr. Evans's rick-yard; Coombes said I have got a good fowl here before now; they went then into Mr. Evans's rick-yard; Coombes brought out one and went and took the remainder. There was one guinea fowl which flew off the perch, in dog killed, and that he, the examinant, said what will you do with these fowls, they are marked in the body; Coombes said, you bloody fool, do you think I do not know what to do with them.</p>
<p>The examination of
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<p>The prisoners said nothing in their defence.</p>
<p>Coombes called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>24.
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<p>Q. Did you observe the position of his hands - A. No; I could not.</p>
<p>Q. Was the door of the shop open or shut - A. I am not sure whether it was fastened or put to; I went into the shop and saw it was not fastened, only put to; I fastened the shop door inside, to prevent the prisoner going out, I called my niece and sent up for my brother, before my brother came down the prisoner went up to the corner of the shop where the witness will prove that three one pound notes were afterwards found; I went up to the till and looked in, there were in it ten or eleven shillings, and some halfpence; in the afternoon I put two one pound bank notes in it.</p>
<p>Q. How long before you saw the prisoner there - A. It might be two or three hours before; and some small gold, some seven shilling pieces, I cannot say how many; I believe more than one seven shilling piece, and I put one half guinea in, and some silver.</p>
<p>Q. Had you taken this money in the course of business - A. Yes; in the afternoon; I had taken the money of different customers; no other person had served behind the counter during the afternoon; when I first ran in the shop and got between him and the shop door; I asked the prisoner what business he had there; he replied by asking what he had done, he said he had nothing about him, and then I instantly fastened the shop door. When my brother came down he laid hold of the prisoner and sent me to fetch Mr. Midlam, our next door neighbour; Mr. Midlam went in, he, my brother, and myself took the prisoner into a back parlour; when there my brother took a few shillings out of the prisoner's waistcoat pocket; Mr. Midlam told the prisoner to pull off his shoes, which he refused to do, I stooped down and endeavoured to pull one of his shoes off, I could not; Mr. Midlam laid hold of his leg and forced one of his shoes off, and in that shoe there were two seven shilling pieces. My brother then told me to fetch a constable; the prisoner then said, for God's sake do not; my brother insisted upon knowing where the prisoner had put the rest of the money, and the prisoner repeatedly begged of him to forgive him. I went for the constable, and when the constable came he searched the prisoner in the parlour, he found nothing more on him.</p>
<p>Q. You did not see any notes found - A. No; when the notes were found the prisoner said he did not know any thing of the notes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The lady swore, at Marlborough-street that she knew nothing about the seven shilling pieces.</p>
<p>Witness. I told the justice that I could not be so certain that they were in the till at the time. Upon the prisoner was found two seven shilling pieces, he said they were his own; that made some impression on my mind, and it induced me to doubt whether I had not given them away in change for the identical notes which I had put into the till, but not the half guinea; I put a half guinea in the till, there was no half guinea found on the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t18091206-25-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> : Q. You are brother to the last witness - A. Yes. About three o'clock I had occasion to look in the counter till, I saw there a one pound note. In the course of the afternoon I went up stairs and left my sister to serve in the shop.</p>
<p>Q Did you observe what gold there was - A. No; I only recollect the pound note being indisposed; I went up stairs, I remained there till about eight o'clock in the evening, when I was called down; and when I came in the shop I saw the prisoner standing in the shop near the door; my sister informed me that she had detained the prisoner for stealing the money out of the till; I sent for Mr. Midlam when he came we took the prisoner into the back parlour, he was searched, Mr. Midlam took off one of his shoes, and there two seven shilling pieces in it; I then asked the prisoner what he had done with the rest of the money, at first he denied any knowledge of of it, but upon repeating the question, and ordering the constable to be sent for, he said, will you let me go if I tell you; to that I made no reply, but again insisted upon knowing where the rest of the money was; he then said, if you will let me go I will shew you where it is; I then said, I suppose you have given it to some of your accomplices at the door, or words to that effect, the prisoner answered, no, it is in the shop. I then went with Mr. Midlam into the shop, taking the prisoner to shew us. When we got half way along the shop the prisoner turned round to me and rather stopped me, and said, you have children of your own, pray forgive me, and I will never do so again; immediately after this I saw Mr. Midlam go into the corner of the shop, there he stooped down; it was the right corner as we came from the shop door.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Salmon. You have heard your brother describe this place to which Mr. Midlam went up, was that the corner where you saw the prisoner go when you came in the shop - A. Yes, that was the very corner.</p>
<p>Q. Did either your brother or Mr. Midlam point out the corner where they found the note - A.Yes; they both pointed out the corner, and I am sure that is the place to which the prisoner went up.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Salmon. You say he turned a little to the right - A. Yes; Mr. Midlam stooped down then and took up a note from off the floor.</p>
<p>Q. It was laying unconcealed then, was it - A. Yes. He then turned his hand to a tea chest that stood on the same spot, in the corner, or near the corner, and between the tea chest and the wall; he took up two other notes wrapped up together; I did not examine them; they appeared to be bank notes as he had them in his hand.</p>
<p>MR. MIDLAM. Q. You have been in court while Mr. Salmon has been examined - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. His account is correct - A. Yes. I kept the notes myself and the two seven shilling pieces till the constable came, and then I gave them to him. They were three one pound notes; I do not recollect the numbers.</p>
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<p>Q. Only produce the notes - A. They are three one pound notes.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I went into the shop in order to buy some sugar for an aged mother, for whom I am her chief support, no person being in the shop I leaned against the counter to rest myself until they came; when the prosecutrix rushed from the parlour, bolted the door, and accused me of robbing the till. I was taken into the back room and searched, nothing was found on me but money that was my own.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did the prisoner lodge there - A. Yes. On the 14th of November I came home, I went into my room and went to the closet. I looked in my hat box and found that my hat was gone, I had put it there the night before; I accused the prisoner, he denied it; I understood from my landlady that he was going the next morning on account of being accused. I instantly took him to the watchhouse. The next morning he said he had stole the hat and took it to Mr. Layton, a pawnbroker in Wardour-street; I went there and found it. I am sure it is mine.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence, nor called any witnesses to character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. justice Grose.</p> </div1>
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<p>27.
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<p>Q. Do you keep this house - A. No, It is Neale and Cadwallader's house. This warehouse which I have is seperate from theirs; they are shut out from me entirely, and I have a door into the street. All I know is, the prisoner was brought back in the custody of two officers, and the five pieces of callico also.</p>
<p>WILLIAM TRANGE. I am clerk to Mr. Moore. On Monday, the 4th of December, about half past nine in the morning, I was in the accompting-house, I saw the prisoner come in and take from the counter a quantity of prints, he ran out with them; I followed him as soon as I was able; I saw him about half a dozen yards from the door with the prints under his arm; I pursued him down Ironmonger lane with the cry of stop thief; about half way down Ironmonger-lane I saw two men coming up which I believe to be constables: when he saw them he directed his course into a church-yard leading into the Old Jewry; I and the constables pursued him into the Old Jewry, there he stopped and was taken; I believe I was the first that collared him; I never lost sight of him from the first time I saw him with the goods under his arm, untill he was taken. When I collared him he asked me what I wanted; I told him I wanted him.</p>
<p>Q.What became of the prints - A. I saw him drop them; a servant of Mr. Boydell was sweeping the door, he saw me pursuing the prisoner, and saw him drop the prints, and remained with them untill we returned and the man with us.</p>
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<p>JOHN BROWN. About half past nine on Monday morning I was going down Ironmonger-lane; I heard the cry of stop thief, the prisoner was coming towards me; he saw me, he turned round, ran through a church yard into the old jury; I caught him in the middle of the Old Jewry and took him back to the house.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. At nine o'clock in the morning I was going down the street, I ran after the man that stole the print, I saw the man, he ran on; I stopped a lad; it was then I was taken into custody.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 18.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>28.
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<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180912060022"/>Q. What quantity was there of it - A.Between three and four pound of refined sugar. He was taken in custody.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. I have no doubt it is my sugar. When it was found I could have pointed out the spot from whence it was taken.</p>
<p>Q. Do you allow them to take this sugar for tea - A They are allowed to take it into their sitting room to sweeten their tea, but not in this quantity, not to secret it in the place where they keep their clothes.</p>
<p>Q. How far was it removed from the place where it ought to be - A. About thirty yards. It was taken entirely into a separate place, to a shed in the yard.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent of the charge.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>29.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I leave it to the mercy of the court.</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>30.
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<p>Q. Did you lose any thing on the 26th of October - A. We lost some pieces of kerseymere and patent cord which was in the window, the prisoner was in the shop, she cried out thieves. I ran to the window, I saw the pieces falling out of the window; the shop door was locked. I could not find the key of the door. I screamed out thieves; the prisoner said it was of no use, they were gone; she did not seem affected by it. We took the prisoner before the Lord Mayor, he was pleased to release her; after that we thought proper to to search her box, and there we found a few very trifling things indeed.</p>
<p>- PUGH. The servants box was brought down stairs; Mrs. Pickard picked out these things; the prisoner acknowledged this piece of silk was her mistress's; she said she had never done the like before she knew nothing of the kerseymere.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. My box laid in the landing place; my mistress went often to my box; I was taken up and the gentleman acquitted me; as I was going out my mistress told me to call on the next day, she would pay me my wages. When I went she wanted to stop four shillings and six-pence. I asked her for what; she said, if I did not hold my tongue she would put me where I was before; I would not take less than my full wages. At the compter I sent to her for my money, I was almost lost for the want of it; I had nothing to support me.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>31.
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<interp inst="t18091206-32-off184" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> feloniously stealing on the
<rs id="t18091206-32-cd185" type="crimeDate">9th of November</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-32-off184 t18091206-32-cd185"/>, a gown, value 4 s. </rs> the property of
<persName id="t18091206-32-victim321" type="victimName"> Susannah Langford
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<interp inst="t18091206-32-victim321" type="gender" value="female"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-32-off184 t18091206-32-victim321"/> </persName> ,
<rs id="t18091206-32-viclabel186" type="occupation">spinster</rs>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-32-victim321 t18091206-32-viclabel186"/>.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18091206-32-person322"> SUSANNAH LANGFORD
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<interp inst="t18091206-32-person322" type="given" value="SUSANNAH"/>
<interp inst="t18091206-32-person322" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a
<rs id="t18091206-32-viclabel187" type="occupation">servant</rs>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-32-victim321 t18091206-32-viclabel187"/> to Mr. Shury at
<placeName id="t18091206-32-crimeloc188">the Britannia, Golden-lane</placeName>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18091206-32-off184 t18091206-32-crimeloc188"/>. On the 9th of November the prisoner and another woman came to our house and called for a pint of beer, I brought it them and they paid me for it. I had been washing my gown, I left it hanging on the back of the chair to dry; I went out of the tap-room into the yard for ten minutes, and when I returned my gown was gone, and the two women was gone; I went to search after them; I found the prisoner in the street, she had my gown on; I brought her back to my mistress's house with the gown on her back; I sent for an officer, he took the gown off.</p>
<p>JOHN SANKEY PUGH. On the 9th of November I went to Mr. Shury's, the prisoner was in the tap, I took the gown off her back; she said she bought it of another woman for four shillings and sixpence. The gown was wet.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I bought the gown of a woman in Golden-lane for four shillings and sixpence; I went home and put the gown on, and when I came out a