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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181001100001"/>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 10th of JANUARY, 1810 and following Days;
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181001100002"/>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>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>THREE OTHER COUNTS for like offence, only varying the manner of charging them.</p>
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<p>Q. On the evening of the 23d of December last did the prisoner come to your cottage - A. Yes; about half past five in the evening; it was dark; he knocked at the door and called me by name, and on my opening the door he asked me if I sold potatoes; I told him I had none; he afterwards asked for a drink of water, which I gave him; my wife was broiling some sprats for the children's supper, he said you have got sprats. Boswell; my wife said, would you like to have any, and I joined in the invitation; after some solicitation he came in, and on further solicitation he sat down, while my wife was dressing the sprats; he are about a couple of sprats; he then enquired what was o'clock, I told him I thought it was near six o'clock; he then stood up and made a bow; I thank you for my sprats; he then said I thank you mistress for my sprats, and made another bow; I said they are not worth the thanks; he then stepped up to a young child of mine about two years old, he said, I will give the child a halfpenny; the child, said I, do not need any money, nor does he know the use of it, do not give him any; he turned round to the child to give him a halfpenny, as I thought; his back was towards me; he turned round again and presented a pistol at my face, it was about nine inches from my face; he said your money or your life; what do you mean, said I? - your money or your life, he again repeated; - damn you, said I, where do you think a man like me gets money; I took the chair by the back that Walker had sat on and dashed it full length at him; the pistol flashed.</p>
<p>COURT. You dashed the chair at him to hit him I suppose - A. Yes; I struck him, and he pointed the pistol at me with his two hands.</p>
<p>Q. How soon after you had hit him with the chair was it that the pistol flashed - A. Almost instantly.</p>
<p>Q. Did it appear to you that the flashing of the pistol was owing to your striking him, or was it any act of him - A. I imagine it was his purpose.</p>
<p>Q. That you believe, do you - A. Yes; and not with my striking him.</p>
<p>Q. Where did the chair strike him - A. In his face.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Was the chair above the pistol - A. Just at the point of the pistol; I hit his face just above it; he seized the chair with his right hand, and immediately flashed another pistol with his left.</p>
<p>Q. At the time that he so flashed the pistol with his left hand was it presented to you - A. It was presented at my right eye. I think he dashed or threw the chair at me in the same manner as I did at him; he then struck me with his stick at the back of my head, and made the blood flow; he struck me another blow on the temple and another on the eye; I then collared him with the left hand, I struck him some blows in the face with my right hand, and his stick dropped; I called several times for a stick, my wife and children were in the room; my eldest boy put his stick into my hand, he then strove to wrest the stick from me; the scuffle increased, and he strove to overpower me; he kicked me, and bit my thumb; he got on the bed, I dragged him down, and he fell on my wife.</p>
<p>Q. Did you and your wife at last overpower him - A. Yes; I overpowered him; my wife tied his hands behind his back, and I ordered him to be tied to the legs of the bedstead; I put a chair across his breast and some cords round his body and legs and kept him in that all night. Mine is an alone house, about a quarter of a mile from any other house. In the morning I sent my son for assistance; he was conveyed to a justice, and he was taken from there to the office in Hatton Garden, and the pistols were taken to the same office.</p>
<p>Q. Were they, when taken to the office, in the same condition which they were when you took them away from the prisoner - A. They were; I gave them to Mr. Hale in my house, and he took them to Hatton Garden office.</p>
<p>Q. When you delivered them to Mr. Hale had you put any shots in them - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. At the time that you gave them to Mr. Hale did you and he examine them to see whether they were loaded - A. I look at them and observed the muzzles full, within about three quarters of an inch of both of them.</p>
<p>Q. At the time that he flashed the second pistol, was there any thing but his purpose to occasion that - A. There was nothing. It was then presented to my face.</p>
<p>COURT. There was nothing could make it go off but his purpose - A. Yes; I am sure it was intended by him, and the first also.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did I ever offer to fire a pistol at you - A. Yes, you did, two pistols.</p>
<p>Q. Did I tell you that I had a partner on the road with a horse - A. You did.</p>
<p>HANNAH BOSWELL. Q. You are the wife of the last witness,
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<p>Q. On the 23d of December last did the prisoner come to your house - A. He did; he asked my husband if any potatoes were to be sold there; he said no; he then asked for a drink of water, which my husband gave him, and said he was sorry he had nothing better to offer him. I was getting my children's supper ready, he said you have some sprats, mistress; I said yes; I asked him if he wished to have any, and that he was very welcome to have them; he said he was very fond of sprats, he had not had any this year; I asked him to sit down, he did; he seemed loth to sit down.</p>
<p>Q. He required pressing - A. Yes. He sat down at the lower end of the table, I set some sprats before him, he ate a few of them; he said, you need not dress any more, he had more than he should eat; he
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<p>Q. Could you judge at the time it flashed whether it was presented to your husband, or in any other direction - A. It was presented to his face.</p>
<p>Q. Did it appear to you that the going off of the pistol was occasioned by the shock of the chair, or was it done by the prisoner - A. I believe it was done before the chair reached him; I saw the pistol go off before the chair reached him.</p>
<p>COURT. Did you see the direction of the prisoner's arm before the chair was presented - A. It was presented strait forward at him; I do believe that his arm went straight to his face before the chair was put.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. So that there was no difference in the direction of the arm when the chair was put - A. No difference; it was straight at his face. The prisoner let the pistol drop and seized the chair with his right hand and then flashed another pistol in my husband's face with his left hand; I had the baby at my breast, when I saw him present the pistol I stood up and gave the baby into the hands of another child, to hold; my husband closed in upon him; he struck my husband with the stick on the back of his head; that is the stick that my husband has produced in court. I ran over to my husband that he should not get him down; I thought I would hang on the fellows arm; he saw me coming; he kicked me at the bottom of my back.</p>
<p>Q. At last he was conquered and secured - A. Yes; I received a blow in my face, on the side of my head, and on my shoulders; I was bruised all over.</p>
<p>Q. At last he was confined and kept there till the morning - A. Yes; 'till Mr. Hale come.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did I offer to pull out any pistol and fire at your husband - A. You did.</p>
<p>Q. Did I tell you that there was a man at the gate with the horse - A. You did.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you live near Boswell - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. On the morning of the 24th of December were you sent for by his little boy - A. Yes; I went to his house and there I saw the prisoner, his legs were tied together, and his thighs, and a chain round on his body, and several cords. I searched him, I found upon him some gunpowder. The pistols I found in the house, the pistol cases were found out of doors in a bundle; there were two coats and waistcoats. As soon as I brought him out of the house, as he was coming out of the gate, he said let me have my clothes; in that bundle of clothes I saw my man take the cases out; these are the cases, they are woollen cases; and these are the pistols, and here is a pistol screw; they were delivered to me by Mr. Boswell; I examined the pistols at the time they were nearly full; I took them to the police office.</p>
<p>Q. Did you there see the charges taken out - A. I did; they were both loaded with powder and snot. The pan of that pistol is broken, it could not go off; through the fall or the blow afterwards some injury must have been done to it; it must have flashed first before the fall; the injury seems to have been done by the fall. Here is some gunpowder in this pistol case, and in the great coat pocket there is some loose shot. I conveyed him to the office and he was committed.</p>
<p>JAMES HANCOCK. I am an officer of Hatton Garden office.</p>
<p>Q. When these pistols were produced by Mr. Hale at Hatton Garden office, did you, by the direction of the magistrate, unload them - A. I did. I have the charges here separate.</p>
<p>Q.How many shots were there in each - A. I did not count them; I suppose there is pretty near an hundred, and about the same in the other.</p>
<p>COURT. About a common charge was it not - A. Yes, about a common charge.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I never offered to fire any pistols at him. I went to this man's house, I was informed that he wanted to buy pistols; I went there on purpose to ask him; I knocked at the door, they opened it; I went in, they asked me to have a bit of supper; I got one of these pistols out of my pocket to shew him, meaning to ask him to buy it; he took one of the chairs up; I never offered to fire at all, nor held my arms out; this man put the chair and struck at me; I dropped the pistol out of my hands; I took hold of the chair, I said, what do you want by this; he said, d - n you, I will kill you; I struck at him with the chair. I stood in my own defence: his wife ran and locked the door; they swore they would kill me among them, so therefore I hit them again with the stick; he got a fork and swore he would run it through me; then he knocked me down and overpowered me; I only stood in my own defence all the while.</p>
<p>COURT to Mr. Hale. When you took hold of the prisoner in the morning did he mention any thing of his being in danger himself - A. No; he said nothing of that; I asked him his name, he told me he did not know his name.</p>
<p>Q. He told you nothing of this that he has said now - A. No.</p>
<p>Jury to prosecutor. Which pocket did he take the pistol from - A. I could not tell; he turned his back towards me to give the child a halfpenny.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe where he took the second pistol from - A. No; I did not see it till he presented it and flashed it at me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It is a thing quite impossible.</p>
<p>Jury. I have seen such a thing done.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had you candles lighted in your shop at the time - A. Yes. There were three of us in the shop at the time; it was not a minute before the chain was taken; I was shewing the gold chain to the young woman at the next door, and I had only walked across the shop when the chain was gone.</p>
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<p>Q. What did you hear, and what happened then, after you put it back again into the shop window. - A. I walked to the shop window, I heard nothing to alarm me; I observed the cotton rumpled, and the chain was gone, and the board on which the broaches lay, was turned over; I looked, and the chain and two broaches were gone; they were of the best gold; they lay close to the chain; and they were close to the glass of the window. The corner of the pane of glass, was cut as if by a diamond, and the piece of glass was taken away, and the hole in the glass was large enough to admit a lady's hand. On the next morning I went to the refiner's, I saw part of the chain.</p>
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<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. You took the prisoner upon the information that was given you by
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<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I know nothing at all about it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was the prisoner in the house at the time you missed these articles. - A. No; he had slept there all night for what I know, till the morning; I traced him to a jew dealer in East Smithfield; the jew owned to having bought the articles of him, and produced them all, except the scissars. After making the discovery, I met with the prisoner in a public-house, and took him to the office, the officer searched him, and found two pair of scissars upon him. I saw all the articles on the evening before in my shop, and I saw the prisoner about five o'clock that evening. I do not know, of my own knowledge, at what time the prisoner broke out.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>"stop thief;" he threw me down in the middle of the road; he was taken and brought back.</p>
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<p>CHARLES GREVILLE. On the 8th of December I dined with Mrs. Cawthorn: Miss Emery was with me. We heard a noise like breaking of glass; we discovered a square of glass that appeared to be cut designedly, of sufficient length to admit a person's hand. I went out to watch, and stationed myself about twenty yards from the house. I noticed the prisoner pass several times, fixing his eye on the window; the last time I saw him pass he put his arm in the window. I could not see what he had in his hand. Mrs. Cawthorn came out and seized the prisoner by the collar, upon which the prisoner threw her violently down in the road. I pursued the prisoner, and took him in a court in Grub-street, Immediately I pursued the prisoner I was surrounded by four or five others, who tried to extricate him; they cut my coat with a knife in two or three places. I secured him, and brought him back to Mrs. Cawthorn.</p>
<p>Q.(to Prosecutrix.) Was the ribbon and handkerchief ever found - A. Upon my taking hold of him he let the ribbon go, there were about two yards of it hanging out of the window. I never saw the handkerchief again; the value of the handkerchief was seven shillings.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going by the place, I heard the cry of</p>
<p>"stop thief." I ran, and this gentleman came and took me.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Of stealing, but not of breaking and entering the house in the night time.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>The note produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. That young person said, I put the note in the till, which I deny; and after I had given her the change, I wrote the direction on the note, which she gave me, and put the note in my pocket, there being another man serving at the till; I intended to put it in the till, when an opportunity offered, it slipped my memory.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three 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>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Allen's Defence. I was coming along Houndsditch, a man asked me to take that bag into Winfield-street, he would give me a shilling; and going along Petticoat-square, this man took hold of me; asked me what I had got; I said a firkin of butter, I put it down, he said, he must take me to the Compter: I said, I am willing to go with you; that is all that passed between us; I never said, I would give him the firkin of butter.</p>
<p>Ditch's Defence. I know nothing of it; I was going to buy an old pair of shoes for myself; he took hold of me, and said, I must go to the Compter.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>SARAH PEYton. I live with Mr. Shaw; the first time the prisoner came in, he had a man, and a woman along with him: they went in the parlour; he went out, and came in the passage, as far as the last pane of glass of the bar; he called for a pot of beer, to go over to Mr. Jacksons, and change for half a guinea, I asked him if it was Mr. Jackson's the boot-maker, he said, yes, I told the boy to go up stairs to his master, and get ten shillings, the boy came down with two dollars, gave them to me, they were two new dollars, I gave him the two new dollars again, and two old halfpence, and told him to take it over to Mr. Jackson, and he was to bring back half a guinea. In the mean time the boy was gone out, the prisoner came in, and went into the parlour. When the boy came in, he said, that he had given the man the change, and the man was to come in to give me the half guinea, and he gave me no such thing.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask him. - A. I did, he came out of the parlour, and said, that his wife paid for the gin, he said, that he had ordered no beer at all, nor any change. Then the boy came in, I asked him, he said, that was the man, I told him to stop, I rang the bell for my master, he came down, I told him, that I had sent over a pot of beer, and change for half a guinea to Mr. Jackson's.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him when he ordered the beer, - A. Yes; I was in the bar at the time; I am sure that is the man that ordered the beer to be sent to Mr. Jacksons.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear him order any change. - A. Yes; I am perfectly sure it is the man, he ordered the beer and change in the passage, at the glass window.</p>
<p>JAMES ARTHUR. I was down in the cellar doing my work,
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<p>Prisoner. It was in the dark, was it not. - A. It was between six and seven o'clock, the candles were lit up.</p>
<p>Court. Was it light enough to see the man. - A. Yes; he had a light waistcoat on.</p>
<p>- I was a ward officer at that time; I searched the prisoner, and found nothing on him. I understood they had taken a dollar from him. I requested the woman in company with him, to turn out her pockets, she took out a number of halfpence and a dollar. I produce the two dollars, one was given me by Mr. Shaw, and the other I took from the woman.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I had no mark on the dollar; they had
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I belong to the Tower-Hamlet militia. I had been to Deptford. on my return, I went into the Bull's-head, Leadenhall-street, with my wife and the corporal, on my going out, I was stopped by the landlord, who told me, that there had been a pot of beer ordered to the shoemaker's over the way, and I was the man that ordered it, they sent for a constable, and searched me, my chief witness, the corporal, who was with me, has got a furlough. I questioned the boy when I was going out of the house, he said, I give it to some man, I believe you are the man.</p>
<p>Arthur. The prisoner asked me if he was the man; I said he was the man that took the money away from me; he asked me if I was sure of it; I said, yes, I am quite sure of it.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>- WOODLAND. I am a constable; I have got the wool, there is one pound seven ounces; I had it weighed.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. to Biggar. What quantity is there of this. - A. About five pound weight in each, worth about ten shillings. Stephens's sole employ was in cutting the salt-petre out of the crystals.</p>
<p>Connor's Defence. I lived eighteen years with Mr. Maud, and during them eighteen years, he gave me a very good character; I have been away from him, and only lived with him two years this last time. I superintended the laboratory for Mr. Biggar, for twelve years; and I have had the care of some thousand pounds; I behaved as an honest man all the time. I asked my mate to give me a piece of salt-petre, it was to give to a friend. Mr. Biggar knows me, he can give me a good character.</p>
<p>Stephens said nothing in his defence, nor called any witnesses to character.</p>
<p>Conner called six 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>The property produced and identified.</p>
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<p>KELLETT. It was Friday preceding Christmas. day.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Alley. Q. Were these things ever found afterwards. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. He returned back to his work, and was taken from his work. - A. Yes. He was gone an hour and a half.</p>
<p>- FALCONER. I am a beadle; I was sent for. This young woman informed me that the carpenter had robbed them; the prisoner said, he took nothing but this board, and he brought it back to shew her.</p>
<p>- ROYCE. I am foreman to Mr.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am quite innocent.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What space of time was the horse hired for. - A. For a few hours; to go to Hampstead, he said. I believe he was going to see his brother-in-law, and he wanted the horse for a ride.</p>
<p>Q. You say you apprehended him. - A. I and another man, a hackney coachman. When I apprehended him, he said, how do you do, I am glad to see you; I said, how do you do, walk over the bridge and we will have something to drink; he said, I would as soon drink with you as any man. We walked over the bridge, I had hold of one arm, and the hackney coachman the other, and when we got over the bridge, he refused going any further; he said, what business had we to lead him that way. The coachman said, I am an officer, I will take you for horse stealing; I said, do not make words here; the prisoner said, show your authority. He could not show any authority; a mob gathered round, I had hold of him; I said, it is of no use your refusing going with me, for go you shall; I insist upon knowing where my horse is.
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<interp inst="t18100110-17-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was coming past, and by some means came up at the same time; he tapped me on the shoulder; I said, is that you Humphries, have you any authority about you that you can shew; he shewed his authority, he went very quietly then; I gave him in charge of the officer. When we came to a public-house, we went in and had something to drink; we came out and called the coach, and he was taken to Bow-street that evening; and then the prisoner told me to whom he had sold the horse. He said, he sold the horse to
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<p>Q. What was to be the hire of it for the day - A. I never told him, nor he did not ask the question.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever seen him before - A. It might be a week. He came into the yard, and put his horse up to bait; he paid for the corn, and asked me to direct him to Mr. Mitchell, a linen-draper, in Leadenhall-street; he said his brother-in-law lived there.</p>
<p>Q. What became of the horse after you had brought him back - A. I sent him off a journey about three or four hours afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. Did you bring him home to your master's stables - A. I brought him home to my master's stables.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any doubt that he is the same horse - A. I am sure he is the same horse; he was a chesnut gelding, with a bald face and four white legs; we had him about four or five months.</p>
<p>Mr. Arabin. Did your master permit you to let the horse out to hire - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. I take it to be your business, when this man hired the horse, for you to enquire how long he wanted it - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. I do not know whether you recollect of his saying, if he liked the horse he should keep it longer - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. It does sometimes happen - A. It never happened with me.</p>
<p>Q. When you took hold of him, he went very quietly with you till you pinched his arm holding him fast, then he wanted to see your authority - A. No man behaved more like a gentleman than he did: he is a gentleman all over him.</p>
<p>ROBERT BORADIL. I live at a livery-stable, Grosvenor-place, near Hyde-park-corner. The prisoner came to me on the 13th of November, about twelve o'clock; he asked me to take care of his horse; he brought him to bait at our stables; he went out of the yard, and returned in five minutes, and said, he wished the horse to be cleaned, as he had got two or three gentlemen coming from Tattersall's to look at the horse; he wished me to make haste. I asked him, if he was going to sell the horse? he said, he was. I asked him, where he brought the horse from? he said, Bourn, in Lincolnshire. He said, he rode him all the way up from Bourn, in Lincolnshire; he had no further use for the horse, and he wished to sell him. I asked him, what the horse was used to do, whether it would draw; he said, it had been generally used in the country to carry double. I asked him, if he warranted the horse sound? he said, no, he did not; he did not want to have further trouble with him. I had the horse turned up and down the yard, to see if he was sound. I bought the horse for fourteen guineas. I asked him for his address; he gave me his address,
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<p>Q. Have you got the receipt there - A. Yes; here is the receipt, and that is the address he gave me after I bought the horse.</p>
<p>Q. The receipt is subscribed,
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<p>Mr. Arabin. You had never seen the prisoner before that morning - A. No.</p>
<p>Court. Look at him, and see if you are certain that is the man - A. That is the man.</p>
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<p>Q. What passed going along - A. Nothing particular. I took him to Bow-street, from there I went to the man that bought the horse.</p>
<p>Q.(to Mr. Vevers.) Have you seen this horse since he was brought home - A. Yes; it is the same horse that I had in the stable before he was let to the prisoner. I have had him six or seven months.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have nothing to say. I leave myself to the mercy of the Court.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Who is the prisoner
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181001100011"/>Q. Then, as to the boy, you know nothing about him, except he was in the shop, you suppose he took them - A. That is exactly the case. I never found any thing upon him, nor had I ever any conversation with him upon the subject.</p>
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<p>MR. WRIGHT. I am a pawnbroker, in White Cross-street. I bought two pair of shoes of a woman; I believe it to be the prisoner, but am not positive.</p>
<p>JAMES HENRY WILLIAMS. I am a pawnbroker, No. 30, Barbican. The woman prisoner sold me these two pair of shoes.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>MR. WIGLEY. I live in Chandois-street. On the 11th of December, about two o'clock, the prisoner came to pledge this watch. I was not in the shop at the time, but my young man came to me. I went into the shop, and asked, what he wanted on the watch; he told me, he wanted three pounds. I asked him, if he knew what the watch was; yes, he said, he knew it was a gold watch. I asked him if he knew any thing further, because it was a repeater; he only said, he knew it was a gold watch, a gentleman had given it him to pledge to pay his rent. I told him, that was something extraordinary. I desired my lad to go for an officer. He asked me whether I meaned to give it him; I said, certainly. I did not; he immediately made off as fast as he could; the officer came; he was pursued and stopped, and taken to Bow-street. At the office he said, he found it on his beat; he is a watchman. On the last examination, the prisoner delivered up the seal to the prosecutor. There was no seal to the watch when he offered to pledge it.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going my round at half past three on Saturday morning, I found this watch by the corner of Duke-street; it was laying on the pavement. I kept it in my possession for nine days, to see if I could find an owner for the watch. I carried it always with me on my beat: I heard no enquiries. I happened to go into this pawnbroker's to get the particulars of the watch for the purpose of getting it advertized the next day. I asked the pawnbroker's man to tell me, whether it was gold or not; he said, yes. I said, could I pawn it; he said, yes. I said, for three guineas; he said, yes. The master came in the shop and asked me many questions, and then told me to go away, he would keep the watch. I went out to get an officer. They took me. I was in Clerkenwell four days; and when I went up to the office, there was no owner to this watch: they let me go. I told them where I lived; and when they sent for me, I went to the office.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had he given you any notice of going away - A. No, I was out on the Wednesday. On the Thursday morning I was informed the bag was gone. I went into the room, and saw the bag was gone. I suspected the prisoner, and went in pursuit of him. I apprehended him about five o'clock, at the Yorkshire Grey, White Lion-street. I found him there; he called me out into the street; he asked me, what I wanted of him; I told him to go in and have a pint of beer, I wanted to have some talk with him concerning the things that were taken out of the room; he said, he should go where he pleased for me, and he went down Queen-street. I followed him, and seeing a public-house open, the Black Horse, I forced him in there by main strength, and sent for an officer, and gave him in charge. At the Black Horse, there was
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<p>- NEWMAN. I am an hair-dresser, No. 17, White Lion-street. On the 27th of December, about the middle of the day, the prisoner called at my shop.</p>
<p>Q. Were you acquainted with him before - A. Yes, he used my shop the whole of the Summer. He had a bag, which he told me he had just purchased; he said, that the man that he bought it of told him, there were four pair of stockings in it, and he wished to see the contents of it; he then untied the bag, and throwed the contents on the floor; he said, he thought he had not given too much for it. He found four pair of stockings there.</p>
<p>Q. You saw, of course, what there were in the bag - A. I cannot recollect all the things that were in the bag: there was a black waistcoat, nearly new; two flannel waistcoats, which he observed would suit him, as he always wore sleeves to his waistcoats when he was at work; there was a pair of new braces. He said he was going to Northampton, he would not be troubled with all these things; he put the black waistcoat on, and selected what part he would take with him, and put them in the bag again; and these things he left for me. He called the next morning and said, the chocolate coat which he had on, was at the top of the bag when he brought them. On the evening of the 27th, I happened to be at the Yorkshire Grey public-house, White Lion-street, I there mentioned the circumstance to a neighbour, of the prisoner bringing a bag and emptying it in my shop, and that I conceived he did not come honestly by it, or had bought it of somebody that came dishonestly by it. My neighbour was in the same house that Mr. Sparrow put the prisoner in; he informed Mr. Sparrow of the circumstance. My neighbour and Mr. Sparrow came to me, and desired me to go to Bow-street; I immediately produced the articles and went to Bow-street.</p>
<p>The property produced and identified.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I got up, and went out in the morning, at day-light; I took nothing with me but the clothes that I had on my back; I owed no rent till the Thursday. I was going along the road, about ten o'clock in the day, I lit with a man with a bundle in his hand; he said, he came from Bristol; he asked me to buy it; he said, he wanted some money; I asked him to let me look at them; there was a coat and some stockings, I saw but three waistcoats; I gave him seventeen shillings for them, I thought it was the value of them. I went to this man's house, and let him look at them; I afterwards happened to go into a public-house, where I lost the things; I never made a farthing of them. I left with that gentleman, a tea caddie, three waistcoats, and a pair of old shoes, and what things else I do not know, I told him he was welcome to them.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Is your husband alive or dead. - A. He is alive, on board the Monarch.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live. - A. I have been living in London a good while; when I lost these things, I lived in the house of the mother of the prisoner, No.
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<p>Q. Did you ever see any of your things again. - A. Not till last week, when she was taken up, I saw them in the possession of one of the witnesses.</p>
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<p>Q. That is the last witness that was examined. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. She goes by the name of Stratton, does not she. - A. I do not know, she came to our house by the name of Priestly.</p>
<p>Q. Is your mother a widow. - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any clothes belonging to your lodger, Mrs. Priestly, that had been delivered to you to wash. - A. Yes, we had them under our care to wash, we were washing them on the Wednesday, some were wet in the house, and some were not, we missed them on the next morning. On the 29th of November I had seen them; on the 28th they were in the kitchen, in the wash house.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes, she is my own sister, she was helping me to wash them, she took very few things out of the washhouse.</p>
<p>Q. But she was assisting you in washing on the night of the 28th. - A. Yes, she lived with us, she was always with her mother.</p>
<p>Q. Did she leave the house that night. - A. Yes; Mrs. Priestly was gone to the theatre, then the prisoner left the house, and did not come home until five weeks afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. How soon did you see any of the articles that were under your care for washing. - A. The next morning, we missed one gown, fourteen handkerchiefs,
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<p>Q.You did not miss any thing from the apartment of Priestly, your lodger. - A. No, I informed Mrs. Priestly of what we had lost of the wash.</p>
<p>Q. For five weeks after you did not see her. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did she come home at the end of five weeks. - A. Yes, she came and knocked at the door, then my mother thought proper to get Mrs. Priestly's property back, and she was taken in custody.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see at the time that she was taken up, whether she had any of the property about her. - A. No, she had not, another person that was with her had pawned the things, and sold the tickets.</p>
<p>Q. That you know nothing of; that is what they told you. - A. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. How long ago is that Tuesday evening that she accosted you. - A. About five weeks ago, I cannot tell the day of the month; it was by the coffee house in Covent Garden; she had something in her lap, what it was I did not know at the time. She asked me if I could recommend her to a lodging; I told her I did not know any. I took her home to where I lodged; when she went home with me, she asked my landlady if she could lend her two shillings, she told her, no; I went and pledged a handkerchief for her that evening for eightpence; I left it at a public-house for her; I got no money, she wanted something to drink. In the morning I pledged the lace for a pound at Mr. Flemmings, in Fetter-lane, and there were three gowns, a petticoat, a shift, and handkerchiefs; she went with me when I pledged them at Mr. Flemmings; I got one pound fourteen shillings upon them. There were two pair of stockings, and two handkerchiefs, I pledged for seven shillings at the same place; and one pair of stockings, and three handkerchiefs, for five shillings, at Turner's, in Brydges-street. I offered her the duplicates with the money; she desired me to put them in my pocket, as she had no pockets to take care of them.</p>
<p>Q. These are all the things that you pledged. - A. Yes. She requested me on the Saturday evening, that I would give her the duplicates; she came to where I lodge. I put them on the table, she said she was going to sell them to a woman in Covent Garden; she asked me if I knew a person that would buy them; I told her of Mrs. Beaumont; we went together to Mrs. Beaumont and sold them for thirteen shillings.</p>
<p>MRS. BEAUMONT. Q. Do you know the prisoner at all. - A. I never saw her in my life. I know the last witness,
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<p>Q. What shop do you keep. - A. I deal in many articles, and green grocery. There was nobody there but
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<p>Q. What did you give for them. - A. Thirteen shillings.</p>
<p>Q. What became of these duplicates. - A. I went to the pawnbrokers and got all the articles out.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get the things from the place she mentioned. - A. There were three articles at Mr. Clements, one at Mr. Edwards, and at Mr. Flemming's, and one at Mr. Turner's. I had sold some of them, and the rest I produced to them when they asked me for them; I delivered them to Mr. Lumley.</p>
<p>Q. Now these things that you sold, how much did you get for them. - A. There was a shawl for half a guinea, a gown for nine shillings, two handkerchiefs, seven shillings, and one for five shillings.</p>
<p>MR. LUMLEY. Q. You have some things that you produce there, from whom did you produce them. - A. From
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<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Have you seen all them articles that Mr. Lumley has produced. - A. Yes; all is my property but this cotton gown.</p>
<p>Q. Be so good to mention what things there are there. - A. There are three pair of silk stockings, one cotton gown, a muslin gown, two shifts, eight handkerchiefs, a black lace cloak, and a shawl. The black lace cloak cost me eighteen pounds at first, I have had it two years; I cannot say what it is worth now; my shifts cost me sixteen shillings each. The black lace cloak was in my apartment, the handkerchiefs and shawl were in the wash, I know they are all mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was very much intoxicated when I took these things. Mrs. Priestly persuaded me to leave my home, and live with her upon the town, and she would take a lodging for her and me: she has got a girl now in the hospital that lived with her. That woman that took me to her place, she took a shawl and brought in some gin and victuals; she pledged all the things herself, and when the money was gone she turned me out. I was in the watch-house two nights. She went to this woman and sold the tickets; she said, if the tickets were found I should be prosecuted.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Le Blanc.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What became of your companions at that time. - A. I left them in the house; when I got outside of the house, they laid hold of me, and said, they would lodge me in the watchhouse; I forceably got out of their arms, and stood there about a minute about two yards from the door, to see what they were going to do with me; Britain came up and gave me a blow, knocked me down.</p>
<p>Q. Where was Solomons then. - A. Solomons stood close by, I arose, they both hustled round me, and then I felt one of their hands go into my waistcoat pocket; I then missed the dollar, and the three shillings.</p>
<p>Q. Had they left you then. - A. Yes; I missed it directly they were gone.</p>
<p>Q. They had not demanded any money of you. - A. No; they went into the public-house again, and I directly went to the Police-office.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not go into the public-house again. - A. No; I directly went to the Police-office.</p>
<p>Q. When you were in the house, and suspected that their intention was to rob you, why did not you desire your companions to come out. - A. The lights were out and I could not see where they were.</p>
<p>Q. They could have heard you. - A. Yes; they could, but I did not mention it.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any other company there. - A. About seven besides.</p>
<p>Q. You mentioned nothing to any of them. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. How was the prisoners dressed, as soldiers. - A. No; neither of them were dressed as soldiers.</p>
<p>Q. Did the rest of the company say any thing when the lights were put out. - A. They all cried out it was a shame.</p>
<p>Q. You did not communicate your suspicion to any of these. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Nor even when you was knocked down, you did not go into the house to alarm the company of what had happened. - A. No; I went to the Police-office, and got assistance; I went back to the public-house, and found them there; the prisoners were searched, and there was three shillings found between the two.</p>
<p>Q. No dollar was found. - A. No.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. How often have you ever been in custody. - A. Never.</p>
<p>Q. Will you swear that. - A. Yes; I never was in custody for a felony in my life; I have been twice in custody for being disorderly.</p>
<p>Q. You went to this public-house between nine and ten in the evening - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. You found Quick there, you knew Quick before. - A. Yes; I did not drink with him.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you that dollar and three shillings that day. - A. I received it in the public-house, of
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<p>Q. Do not you remember being asked, how you could make a charge of their stealing a dollar and three shillings, when you had not a shilling in your pocket. - A. Yes; Mr. Adkins knows I had a shilling in my pocket when I went to the office,</p>
<p>Q. If any body would say that you asked for a shilling to pay for your liquor at that house, that is not true. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. What was paid to you in the house. - A. A dollar and two shillings, and I had two shillings and five-pence halfpenny before I went into the house.</p>
<p>Q. So then, these two men followed you out of the house after they had put the lights out, knocked you down and robbed you, and went into the house again; you have heard of persons having forty pounds reward for a highway robbery. - A. I have heard of officers having forty pounds reward to apprehend thieves; I never heard of persons having forty pounds, that I swear.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not say that the person from whom you had the dollar and two shillings, his name was Wood. - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body see you receive the dollar, and the two shillings. - A. Here is a lad here, saw me have the dollar in my hand. And the prisoners saw me receive it, before they offered me the shilling.</p>
<p>Q. Is Woodward here. - No.</p>
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<p>Q. Were you at the public-office when the last witness came and made his complaint. - A. Yes: I went with him to the public-house, I saw Britain standing at the bar, he said, that is one of them. I took one of the patroles with me; I put him into his custody; I went into the tap-room, he pointed out Solomons, and said, that he was the other that had robbed him; I took him into custody; I searched them both, I found two shillings on one, and one shilling on the other, there were a great many people in the house, I suppose, ten or twelve. I took the candle up when I went into the house, because it should not be put out. It is a house of a bad description.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether the two friends of the prosecutor remained in the tap-room. A. When I got to the office, I asked him whether his two young lads were there, he said, no, they were gone.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you hear them make the same offer to Cotton. A. I did; he refused, and persuaded me not to take it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you stay there till the lights were put out. - A. I did; I saw Cotton go out, I saw no more of him that night.</p>
<p>Q. Had he made any complaints before he went. - A. No; he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him receive any money. - A. No; I did not.</p>
<p>Solomons' Defence. I am totally innocent of the crime alledged to me, nor have I any knowledge of the person alongside of me, I never saw him in my life before.</p>
<p>Britain's Defence. I am entirely innocent, I know nothing about it.</p>
<p>WILLIAM QUICK. (Mr. Gurney.) Were you at the Harlequin on this night - A. Yes, I drank with the prosecutor; he asked, if I would lend him a shilling; I told him, I had got but two shillings, but if a pint of beer would be any service to him, I would lend him that; he
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<p>Q. Have you known him some time - A. I have known him about nine months; he told me, he was in custody with
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<p>Court. What are you - A. I am a journeyman printer. I work for Mr. Alexander, 40, Whitechapel-road.</p>
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<p>Q. Have you known Cotton for any time - A. I have, for six months. I was slightly acquainted with him. He has told me, that he was in custody with
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<interp inst="t18100110-22-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and made a kind of bravado of it; and one time he told me how the irons were knocked on his legs.</p>
<p>Court. How came he to lead you into this secret - A. I met him in Westminster; he was going to Queen-square office, to hear the young woman's examination.</p>
<p>Solomons called seven witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>Britain called one witness, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Chambre.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was the prisoner the only person in the room at that present time - A. He was. I had another lodger come down stairs; he brought the half pint of beer back from the prisoner, and desired me to make a pint of it; I made it a pint. They then called for a quartern of gin. I left my breeches on the table in the room during this time.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go and fetch the gin - A. I was in the bar, and they came for the liquor; the bar is on the other side of the passage.</p>
<p>Q. Which of them came for it - A. Not the prisoner. The prisoner remained in the tap-room during this time the man came for the gin. After they had drank this, they got up and went out together. My wife went into the tap-room, and found my things laying on the tap-room table, she brought them in the bar to me, and said, how simple I must be to leave my small clothes there; I said, there were no men there but our own lodgers, and a man that worked for Mr. Cotterell. She took my money out of my watch pocket, I immediately missed the check which the Bank of England notes were rolled in it.</p>
<p>Q. How many Bank notes had you - A. There were nineteen pounds altogether, with the money and the check. The check was for five pounds ten shillings, drawn by Mr. Hobbs on Manwaring. At that present time I did not miss any Bank of England notes. I was rather flurried. Afterwards I missed a one pound Bank note. My wife said, our lodgess must have taken them, and desired me to run after them. I did run after them, and took them in King's-road. I stopped them, and told them they had been playing the rogue with my pockets, and desired, if they had to return me my money; they denied having any money of mine. The prisoner asked me how much I had lost; I told him, I supposed he knew better than I did: I could not exactly tell. I said, you must go back, and I will have you all three searched. They did come back; and coming down Liquor-pond-street, as I walked after the prisoner, I perceived him breaking paper and dropping it. I catched up a piece of it, and seized his hand, where there was the remains of the check. I then seized him and brought him to my house, and I sent for Mr. Hancock, the officer, to take charge of him. The other men were searched, but nothing was found on them.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen this check and the one pound note in your pocket before - A. On that morning; before I had undressed myself I had looked at them, and folded them up in this check; that was, when I was first up in the morning. The officer has the two pieces of the check.</p>
<p>Mr. Arabin. How long had you worn the breeches that morning - A. From six o'clock, I dare say; it was when I first got up.</p>
<p>Q. You counted your money when you got up - A. I did. There was nobody about the house till these men got up. It could not have gone out of my pocket without it was taken out. I put them in my fob; they were tight breeches.</p>
<p>Court. What parish is your house in - A. Saint Andrew's.</p>
<p>JAMES HANCOCK. I was sent for on the morning of the robbery. I went to the house of Mr. Conner; he told me had been robbed; he pointed out three men; I searched the other men, then I searched this man. This note was given to me by Mr. Conner. I took the prisoner off to the New Prison. I asked for the one pound note; he had put it in the other notes, he told me.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The prisoner delivered to me a one pound note; he said, that was all the money he had got. I put it into my pocket and mixed it with the others. I could not pick it out again.</p>
<p>Q. Had you a note of one pound - A. Yes, they were all one pound notes but the check.</p>
<p>Q. Upon your asking him to deliver up the one pound note, he gave you a one pound note - A. He did.</p>
<p>JOHN HOBBS, Senior. Q. Did you at any time draw a check upon Manwaring and Co. - A. I did, on Saturday last.</p>
<p>Q. Look at that check; is there any thing there that you know - A. This is my hand-writing; this is the check that I left with my son.</p>
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<p>Q. Can you describe it - A. Yes; the sum was five pounds ten shillings, drawn on Manwaring.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the note, is that the note that was left with you - A. It is. I paid it in part of payment for ten pounds to one of the sawyers that worked for us. I sent it to be cashed by
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<p>Q. What was there on the table - A. I thought it was rolls, it was under a white cloth; what it was I did not know. The prisoner's hand was underneath; I saw it move; I drank part of my beer. I looked over my left shoulder, his hand was very busy for the space of two minutes and upwards. I drank my beer, and came out.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see where Mr. Conner was at the time - A. He drawed my beer, brought it to me, put it on the stove, and went into the bar again.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The note and check I picked up under the tap-room table in the morning after that gentleman was gone out.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you purchase any chest of tea at the East India Company's sale - A. I purchased the chest 7m100 at the desire of
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<p>Q. Had you a clerk in your employ of the name of Murray - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you, on the 5th of October last, direct him to carry a request note for a permit at the East India Company's warehouse - A. I did; it is the usual method to deliver a request note for a permit.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mr. Murray examined before the magistrate - A. He was: he has since died.</p>
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<p>Q. Was that which the witnesses said taken down in writing by the Lord Mayor's clerk - A. It was.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the examination of Mr. Murray signed - A. I did: he was examined upon oath.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. to Mr. Leighton. When did Mr. Murray die - I do not know the day; I was present at his funeral last Sunday week.</p>
<p>Q. Do you mean to tell me that Mr. Murray, from the time of his illness up to his decease, was not able to attend here - A. I certainly do not think he was. I brought him up here. He fainted away when he came here.</p>
<p>Q. My question is, whether you had any medical man to ascertain the fact, that he was not able to give parol evidence against the prisoner at the bar. - A. He was under the care of his parents; I have not a medical man here that could tell, he was brought in a coach, over the way, he was there about half an hour. I have no medical man here in court, to say, that he was not able to attend and give evidence against the prisoner.</p>
<p>The examination of Murray read.</p>
<p>The informant,
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<p>Mr. Alley. to Mr. Leighton. You had never yourselves the actual possession of the tea. - A. We had in our possession, the East-India Company's warrant, by which the tea would be granted.</p>
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<p>MR. COLLINS. Q. What are you. - A. I am a labourer, in the employ of the East-India Company.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner. - A. I do, by sight. On Thursday the 5th of August, I saw him come in the yard, and go to the exsise-box, he took out a handful of request papers and he selected one of them, the chest was kept in the yard; he went to look for a chest of that number, to match the request note. I went up to him, and said, what do you want, if you want any thing, why do not you speak. My place was to see that every one had his own; I took the paper out of his hand, and looked about to see for the chest; I pointed out, and said, that is the chest that you want.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the paper that you took of his hand - A. It is the paper, the number was 7m100. I returned him the paper after I found the chest for him to go to the Permit office, to get a permit.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask him whose porter he was. - A. No; he went to the Permit office, he brought the permit into the yard, he was going to take the chest up; I said, my friend, I have not done with you yet: I took the permit out of his hand, and said, whose porter are you, I understood Mr. Roton's; I entered it in my book Roton, I asked him again, did you say you are Roton's porter, no; he said, Noton. I run my pen through Roton, and interlined it Noton.</p>
<p>Court. Then you have no doubt as to his person. - A. None in the least, that entary was done in his presence; he then took away the chest.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181001100017"/>Mr. Alley. You are sure the prisoner was the man that came to you. - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. Did he bring you a paper blue or black. - A. The request note was printed in red ink, and wrote in black.</p>
<p>Q. Then the person who carries it to you, if the note is not a forgery, is the person who has a right to take the tea. - A. Of course.</p>
<p>Q. There is no pretence to say this note is a forgery. - A. Not in the least, when he produced that note, I had no right to ask any questions, if you had brought it, I should have delivered it to you, for Noton.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. Q. to Mr. Leighton. Is that request note filled up with the hand writing of Mr. Murray. - A. It is.</p>
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<p>Q. Were you by, when the prisoner came for this chest of tea. - A. The request note was delivered to me to call it over, I cannot say who delivered it to me:</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember seeing the prisoner there. - A. Yes; he came in the yard, I was at the gate, near Fenchurch-street, by the box; he came up to me going out of the gate, he had a chest of tea, he stooped, and presented me the permit to look; I looked at the chest upon his knot, I thought it was 7m160; the first O had a small stroke came down, which I thought was a 6, I made him pitch it on a post; I looked at the chest again, and was not satisfied, I called Collins, he said, it was the right number; he said, the stroke was not intentionally cut with the hammer, for a mark, it passed for 7m100, I called Mr. White, the Excise officer; he was sufficiently satisfied to let it pass. I think the prisoner said, if it was not the right chest, he would take it back.</p>
<p>Q. This is the
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<p>Q. All the tea there is in the East India Company's keeping. - A. It is.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have been in London about seven years, I have lived in as respectable houses as any in London, and never was at the bar of justice before in my life.</p>
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<p>Judgment respited.</p>
<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>EVERARD DENTON. I keep a public house, next door to Messrs. Nash; my cellar is separated from the next door by a partition. On the 19th of December between eight and nine in the evening, the prisoner came, and said, he wanted two parcels, I told him, I did not know any thing of any parcels, he said, he gave them to my man John; John came in, I asked him if he had received any parcel, he said, no, I called three more, they all denied receiving any parcel; he then said, if you will let me have a candle, I can tell you where they are in the cellar. Daniel, the boy that is here, lit a candle, and went down in the cellar along with the prisoner; the prisoner returned, and they brought up two parcels with them from off the butthead.</p>
<p>Q. Did you open these two parcels. - A. No; I said, go to Mr. Nash, the officer went with him. I had been in the cellar, about six or seven o'clock in the morning; and after that I had been in the cellar fining the beer down.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe any hole cut in the partition of that cellar. - A. None at all, I went down into the cellar again, when Mr. Nash came, I found a hole cut in the partition that was not there in the morning.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you recollect the prisoner coming to your master's house on the 29th. - A. I heard him talking with my young mistress, about some parcels.</p>
<p>Q. Had he entrusted you with any parcels. - A. No; I am certain of that, I went into the cellar with him, he shewed me where the parcels were; they were upon the head of a butt, close to a hole in the partition, the hole was large enough to admit these parcels to pass through it. I could get through the hole myself. He brought the parcels up himself; I saw them opened when Mr. Nash came, they contained glass, I went down in the cellar again, when Mr. Nash came I perceived a hole cut in the partition that was not there in the morning.</p>
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<p>Q. Did the prisoner entrust in your care any parcels - A. No, he never did.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. Some of that glass I had from glazing a large sky light at Barnet, and some I bought some of it was broke. I cut it into squares and put it into the cellar.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The whole of that is new glass there is a sort of sulpher upon it, it is impossible it could have been cut out of old glass from a skylight it would not have that sulpher upon it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It was a new skylight that I glazed entirely new.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18100110-29-person293" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a servant to Mr. Archer, I was present at the time that Johnson came in the shop; he said, he wanted a pair of boot laces, and while I was going to get a piece of leather to cut these boot laces, I turned myself round and missed three boots and four pair of pattens. I directly said to master, have you taken these boots away; he denied it, my master suspected the boy of the theft; he told me to fetch an officer, I did; and when I came back, Johnson was gone, and
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<interp inst="t18100110-29-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I called upon Mr. Archer to ask him about a pair of boots, the prisoner Johnson was in the shop; the boy immediately missed the boots, Mr. Archer accused Johnson; the door was burst open by a man, he called out Johnson, Mr. Archer pushed him out of the shop, a scuffle ensued; Johnson made his escape, and Mr. Archer brought back Clark.</p>
<p>MR. BARR. I am a cheesemonger in Bishopgate-street. Mr. Archer gave Clark into my custody, I searched him and took three handkerchiefs from him.</p>
<p>Johnson's Defence. I went into Mr. Archers shop for a pair of boot laces, the young man was going to cut the boot laces he said, master have you taken away the boots from here; he said, no, he said they were here when this lad came in, I said I was sure they were not, they sent for an officer; somebody pulled Mr. Archer out of the shop, Mr. Archer pulled hold of me, I went to the door, there was a great skirmish I walked away.</p>
<p>Clarke's Defence. I was on the opposite side of the way when this affray happened, and directly I crossed over, I was struck in the neck, I ran away to avoid being struck and Mr. Archer pursued me.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Some of your things was afterwards found was it not - A. Yes, when I went to Worship-street he had on my husbands waiscoat and great coat that he took out of my house.</p>
<p>Q. Did he seem unwell when he was at your house. - A. Yes; I told him he was in a consumption; he lodged with me about nine days. He has got my husband's coat on now.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I never touched any thing but a trifling thing.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>SECOND COUNT, for feloniously disposing off, and putting away a like forged note with the same intention.</p>
<p>AND SEVERAL OTHER COUNTS for like offence, only varying the manner of charging them.</p>
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<p>Q. What did she offer to pay for it. - A. She offered a one pound bank of England note, apparently I asked her what name I was to place on it; she replied, she did not know from whom she received it, she had taken it from a new married couple, living some where in the neighbourhood, she did not know their names. She went out of the shop taking the note with her; and returned in perhaps six or seven minutes, gave me the address, which I put on the back of the note, Gerain, New-court, 2d of December, 1809, she gave me that address. I am sure it is my own handwriting, and I am sure the prisoner is the person that offered it to me.</p>
<p>Q. When next did you see the prisoner after having passed the note on the Saturday - A. I think on the Thursday following she came to Mrs. Clarke's shop to take the note that she had paid me on the Saturday night.</p>
<p>Q. Did she ask for it - A. Yes, Mrs. Clark was in the shop, I was present, I heard her say that she had come for the note and had brought eighteen shillings; I think she gave Mrs.
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<p>Court. Did you serve her the things when she first came - A. I did; I do not recollect what it was, it was two or three shillings worth of something.</p>
<p>Mr. Bosanquet. Q. Did she get back the note - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you happen to know whether since the first time that she came and rendered the note that any enquiries had been made after her - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q, Do you know whether she called and paid Mrs.
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<p>JAMES HENDERSON DOWE. Q. You are book-keeper to Mrs. Clarke, she keeps an oil shop in St. John-street. A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of any intelligence that you received from the bank, did you go for the purpose of finding the prisoner. - A. I did; I went on Wednesday the 6th of December, I went to New-court; I afterwards saw the prisoner in the street in the evening; I heard that she was an old woman; she was turning into the place where she lived; I asked her, if her name was Gerain, she told me, yes. I asked her, if she recollected changing a one pound note at Mrs. Clarke's on the Saturday, she replied, she did; I asked her, if she knew who she took the note of; she said, yes; she took it of a gentleman. I asked her, to give me his name; she said, she could not; she said, she would make enquiry, and call the next morning at Mrs. Clarke's; she said, that she knew the gentleman that she took it off, but she, did not know his name; I left her.</p>
<p>Q. I take it for granted, that she has never given you the gentleman's name. - A. No; she never has, nor any body else to my knowledge.</p>
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<interp inst="t18100110-32-person318" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. I believe you are shopman to Mr. Osborne. - A. Yes; he is a cheesemonger, No. 16, Smithfield Bars.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner. - A. Yes; perfectly well, she came to my master's shop about the end of November, or the beginning of December, she purchased some trifling thing, I cannot exactly tell the amount, she paid it in a one pound note, I gave her the change; I I asked her for her name and address, she gave me the name of Gerain, 2, New-court; I said, Cow-cross; she said, yes.</p>
<p>Q. Look at that note, is that the note that she tendered. - A. Yes, I wrote upon it, Gerain, 2, New-court, Cow-cross. The prisoner is the person that gave me that note, and gave me the address when she paid me the note; I gave her the change, she took the change and the articles, and away she went.</p>
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<interp inst="t18100110-32-person319" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I believe you are inspector at the bank. - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q.In consequence, sir, of two notes having been traced to the bank, did you proceed with Foy the officer on the 16th of December any where. - A. I did; I went to number 2, New-court, Peter's-lane, leading one part to Cow-cross.</p>
<p>Q. That was the house where you found the prisoner. A. Yes; I found the prisoner in the house when I came there, both of them were present; I questioned her, respecting a one pound note, that she passed at Mrs. Clarke's shop; she told me, that she found it near the Horns, public-house as she was crossing St. John-street.</p>
<p>Q. Did you confine the enquiry to Mrs. Clarke's note at that time only. - A. To Mrs. Clarke's note only; I asked her what time of the day she found it; she said, it was after dark; I then asked her, if there were any other note with it, she said, no there was not; I asked her, if any person was present and saw her pick it up; she said, there was not, she found it wrapped up in a bit of paper. Foy the officer searched her, he found six or seven seven shilling pieces; I asked her again, where it was she found Mrs. Clarke's note; she then said, she found several; I asked her, how many, she said, she believed there might be five or six; I asked if she had any of them by her; she said, she paid them all away; I asked her to whom she had paid them; she said, to different shops; I asked her then, if she had paid one at Mr. Osborne's shop; she said, she had.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say any thing at that time about her husband. - A. As to the first note, her husband knowed nothing at all of. I asked him likewise, do you know any thing of these notes: he said, no; I do not, I asked the husband if he knew any thing about Mrs. Clarke's note; he said, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Now go to Osborne's note. - A. She said, she did pay a note at Osborne's, that was the note that she had found. Then her husband said, my wife is very wrong; she is telling you stories, I gave them to her.</p>
<p>Court. Speaking both of Clarke's and Osborne's. - A. Clarke's and Osborne's both, I asked him then, where he got them, they were both present; he told me, he found them on his beat, he is a watchman.</p>
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<interp inst="t18100110-32-person320" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are a police officer, belonging to Marlborough-street. - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. Did you accompany the last witness to the prisoner's lodgings. - A. I did; I searched her; I found on her person seven seven shilling pieces, upwards of a pound in silver, in shillings and sixpences; about three and twenty or four and twenty shillings, and nearly two shillings of copper money. She said, she had found the note near the public house, called, the Horns, at St. John-street; she found it at night, there was no other note with it, she said, at that time.</p>
<p>Court. There was none other with it. - A. There was none other with it. After we had found the change, and Mr. Glover questioned her more, she then said, she found several, there were five or six.</p>
<p>Mr. Bosanquet. After the conversation had ended between Mr. Glover and her, which has been stated, did you apprehend her. - A I did, and the husband also, and took them to the office in Marlborough-street.</p>
<p>Q. When you took them away, did you secure the room. - A. I did; I locked the door, and took the key with me.</p>
<p>Q. In what part of the house was this room situated. - A. There are but three rooms to the house, this was the upper one, the two pair of stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Then after the examination had taken place, did you return to the lodgings. - A. I did; leaving the prisoners at Marlborough-street. I searched the lodgings, I saw my brother find some more change, it was in my presence, he found fifteen or sixten dollars put under a pan on the floor covered over with some cloths; in another part of the room under some bricks, we found upwards of a pound in copper money, they were covered over with more things: they were all halfpence, I believe they seemed to have been packed up in five shilling papers, some of them were packed up. I searched up the chimney, after having searched all the other part of the room, there I saw hanging upon a nail up the chimney, a small black parcel, tied up with some twine, on taking it down and opening it, it contained eleven one pound notes, and four two pound notes.</p>
<p>Q. Take these notes in your hand, and see whether these are notes that you found, and which were wrapped up. - A. These are all the notes I found, and these are the papers that they were tied up in.</p>
<p>Court. When you returned with your brother, did you find the door in the same state which you left it. - A. I did; there appeared no alteration in the room whatever.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181001100021"/>Mr. Knapp to Mr. Glover. You have told us before that you are an inspector of the bank - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q.Of course perfectly acquainted with their paper - I am now putting into your hand the one tendered to Mrs. Clarke - Look at that note and see whether it is a genuine bank note, or whether it is forged - A. It is a forged bank note; the whole of it is forged; it is not the paper used by the bank, and the signature is not the signature of persons in the bank; it has not the water mark used at the bank. (The note read.)</p>
<p>Q. That one pound note, the one uttered to Mrs. Osborne, is that a genuine one or forgery - A. It is a forgery; it is not the paper of the bank, nor from a plate used in the bank; they appear to be from the same plate, and filled up with the same hand-writing, the same date and the same signature.</p>
<p>Q. I now put into your hand the eleven one's and the four two's which were found in the chimney, are they all a forgery - A. They are throughout a forgery, they appear to be from the same impression and from one plate, all the one's, and filled up by the same hand, the same kind of figures throughout; the two's are from another plate, and they appear to be filled by the same hands as the one's. They are all a forgery throughout.</p>
<p>MRS. BENNETT. Q.Does the house in which the prisoner lived belong to you - A. Yes; I live in the middle room myself,
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<p>Q. Could any person have access to the prisoner's room without the knowledge of the prisoner or her husband - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any key of the prisoner's room - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of these notes found in the prisoner's room - A. No, I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the time when the prisoner was taken up - A. I remember it being done; I was in the house at the time; it was on a Saturday.</p>
<p>Q.Did any person go into her room during the time of her absence, when the officer took her up till the officer returned - A. No; the officer had the key. I had two children in the house of the age of ten, and the other twelve; they are both here.</p>
<p>JOSEPH PEARCE. Q. You lodge in the same house where the prisoner lodged - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember when the prisoner was taken up - A. I heard of it; I was not in the house at the time, I was at work.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the notes that were found in her lodgings - A. I know nothing of them at all.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any means of putting them there if you had been so disposed - A. No; I never was in the room in my life.</p>
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<interp inst="t18100110-32-person323" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Q. You are the wife of the last witness - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoners lodgings - A. Yes; I was twice in the room; I was in her room on the morning she went to Mrs. Clarke's.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the notes that were found in her room - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did you put them there - A. No; I know nothing about them.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent. My husband found the notes.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>Of disposing off, and putting away a forged one pound note.</p>
<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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