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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181401120001"/>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS On the KING's Commission of the PEACE, OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY, FOR THE CITY OF LONDON, AND ALSO THE GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, HELD AT Justice-Hall, in the Old Bailey, On WEDNESDAY the 12th of JANUARY, 1814, and following Days;
<p>BEING THE SECOND SESSION IN THE MAYORALTY OF The Right Honourable
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY JOB SIBLY, No. 4, CARTHUSIAN-STREET, 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="181401120002"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS On the KING's Commission of the PEACE, OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY OF LONDON.</p>
<p>Before the Right Honorable
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<p>London Jury.</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>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. In the month of November last, had you any horses grazing at Mr. Froggett's, near Hendon - A. Yes, I had twelve.</p>
<p>Q. On Wednesday, the 10th of November, did you see them all safe - A. It was on the Friday preceding the Wednesday, they were all safe then. I sent for them home on the 17th, only ten were brought home; two bay geldings were missing.</p>
<p>Q. What were the value of them - A. Seventy pounds both. On the 17th I learned two were missing; on the Tuesday following, I received some information from Cambridge of the two bay horses; on the Wednesday, I went to Cambridge; I found my horses; they were brought and delivered back to me.</p>
<p>Q. Were these two geldings that were delivered to you at Cambridge the two geldings you missed - A. They were.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-1-person57" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a servant to Mr. Froggett. I had the care of Mr. Wilkinson's horses in my master's field. On Tuesday I was in the field.</p>
<p>Q. Were the horses all safe then - A. I did not tell them then. I told them on Monday; they were safe then.</p>
<p>Q. On Tuesday did any thing strike you as wrong - A. No. The gate was shut, a lashing stick was drawed through the staple, and nailed each side of the stick, the gate was fast; on Tuesday morning the horses appeared to be there; I did not count them. On Wednesday, first of all, I looked round the field to see whether the horses were there or not; the horses were all gone, and the gate was open.</p>
<p>Q. How did it appear to you that the gate had been opened - A. The gate could not have been opened without the stick had been broken out; the stick had been fastened with a nail each side. I went all round the field; I could not trace how they got out any where, but at the gateway; it being wet and dirty, there were the marks of their feet at the gateway. I found ten horses in the Edgware-road, in a field about half a mile off; the two geldings I could not find; they were two of the twelve.</p>
<p>WILLIAM NUNN. I am a horse-dealer; I reside at Cambridge.</p>
<p>Q. Were you at Cambridge fair on Saturday the 20th of November last - A. I was not at the fair, it was Cambridge market day; on the market day I saw
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<interp inst="t18140112-1-person58" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , he came to me and asked me if I had a horse to exchange with him for a bay gelding; he went down to my stables, and looked at a horse that I had there; in the mean time before we went to my stable, he tied up that gelding with my horses; he went and saw my horse. I exchanged a horse of mine for the bay gelding, and I gave a one-pound note, and a shilling to boot; my man took the gelding home.</p>
<p>Q. Did he afterwards propose to you to buy another horse - A. I told him I could not buy it; I had got another, I would exchange with him for it. We exchanged for that, and I gave him five golden guineas, and another horse in exchange for it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you examine these two bay geldings more particularly after you had exchanged - A. I did, after they were cleaned I found them much better horses than those I had exchanged them for; upon that I went in search of the prisoner; I found him at the White Horse, and the younger prisoner at the Bell.</p>
<p>Q. Which of them did you find first - A. The eldest. I found out the youngest at the Bell in Northampton-street; something a friend of mine said to me induced me to think there was another. When I saw the young one, I asked him whether he was waiting for a young man of the name of Loakes; he said he was. I then told him, I had exchanged some horses with him, and I thought they were stolen. The young one went with me to the White Horse, there we found the elder; I told the elder that I had strong suspicion the horses were stolen horses. He gave me the name of
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<p>Q. In consequence of what you learned, did you make any communication to Mr. Wilkinson - A. I did; he came down and swore to the horses; they were delivered to him as his property.</p>
<p>JAMES RICHARDS. Q. In the month of September last, were you a servant to either of the prisoners - A. I was, to
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<p>Q. By what name did you know him - A. John Moore; his stables were in Sherborn-lane, in the Back-road, Islington; he was in the horse dealing way.</p>
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<persName id="t18140112-1-person61">Q. </persName> Do you remember any bay geldings being brought to his stables on the afternoon of Tuesday the 16th of November - A. I do.</p>
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<persName id="t18140112-1-person62">Q. </persName> Who brought them there - A. They both came together.</p>
<p>Q. By both, whom do you mean - A. Both the prisoners at the bar; they did not come in together directly, but afterwards one brought one, and the other the other; the young one brought the other, his name is I Robert Moore; they are brothers to the best of my knowledge. At about six o'clock in the afternoon they brought in the two geldings; I took one of them to be shod at Mr. Balam's, Cross-street,
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<p>Q. Have you since seen these two bay geldings - A. Yes, it was in the second week after they were taken away; I saw them in the custody of Mr. Wilkinson.</p>
<p>Mr. Wilkinson. The two geldings I shewed to the last witness were the two that Mr. Nunn bought of the prisoner.</p>
<p>Mr. Knapp. Q. to Richards. You only took one to be shod - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. When you saw him on the over night in the stable it was dark - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Therefore you had little opportunity of seeing him - A. Yes, I mean to swear to him by the cut of the tail; I assisted in cleaning them.</p>
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<p>Q. On the morning of Wednesday, the 17th of November, was a bay gelding brought to you by the last witness to be shod - A. There were several shod at that time.</p>
<p>Q. Was a bay gelding brought to you by the last witness, Richards - A. There was. I have since seen that bay gelding again, Mr. Wilkinson brought it to my shop; it is the one to the best of my knowledge; he had rather particular feet; I believe it to be the same horse, I cannot swear it to be the same. The horse was brought to me to be shod about the middle of November; Mr. Wilkinson brought it about a fortnight afterwards; I think it is the same horse; it is the same colour, and appeared to be the same horse.</p>
<p>Q. to Nunn. What name did the younger prisoner tell you - A. He told me his name was
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<p>Mr. Nunn. This is the receipt the prisoner signed with his mark.</p>
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<p>The prisoners called four witnesses, who gave them a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. On Wednesday, the 8th of December, was any thing taken from your shop - A. Yes, a hind quarter of mutton; I had seen it safe in the shop about an hour and a half before it was missing. I was not at home at the time it was taken.</p>
<p>Q. Who was there that saw it taken -
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<interp inst="t18140112-2-person76" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; he had got his coat off in the street; the mutton had been wrapped up in it; the boy had got the mutton then. He asked me to let him put his coat on, and not to use him ill. I took him to the watchhouse.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I came up from Deptford that evening, we went to a public-house, and agreed to have a leg of mutton for supper, they gave me the money to buy it; I bought a quarter of mutton in Clare-market; after paying for the mutton in Clare-market, coming along Vine-street I saw a butcher's shop, I said, I will go and buy a sheep's head, and have it for supper with the loin; as I came to the step of the door a man came to me, he said, halloo, what do you do with this quarter of mutton; I said I bought it in Clare-market. He called out two or three times at Mrs. Matthews's shop before any body answered; he asked if they had lost any mutton; this woman came to the step of the door, she said, she would look. She looked all round the place, and said, you had better take him in custody until Mrs. Matthews came home. I paid thirteen shillings for the quarter of mutton in Clare-market.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Andrews. Had any body got hold of him when you went out - A. I do not know; there was a crowd collected. He then did not say he had bought it in Clare-market.</p>
<p>Q. to Oram. Did the prisoner say he had bought it in Clare-market - A. No. He appeared to be an ideot.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 33.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What watch was this - A. A silver watch. I called the prisoner down stairs; her mother said, Nancy, your mistress wants you; I went up to her. I asked her to be so good as to tell me where my watch was, it was my husband's watch; I told her my buffett was broken open. I could get no redress at all; I came down stairs, and sat content until the watchman came; the watchman went in, took her, and out her in the watchhouse. The next morning I went upto the pawnbrokers and saw my watch.</p>
<p>JAMES - . I live with Mr. Watts, pawnbroker, East Smithfield. On the 30th of December, in the evening, the prisoner pawned this watch with me for twenty-eight shillings.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. That is my watch; I missed it out of my buffett.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. Did not you tell me to pawn the watch to get some money to pay the two carpenters that came into the room to mend your buffett -</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. No.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. She gave me the watch to pawn, and had three quarterns of rum for the two carpenters. I pawned the watch by her order.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 28.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Had you any property in your house in December last - A. Yes, I had five one-pound notes in my chest; I had put them by to pay my rent. I saw them in my chest about a fortnight before I missed them. I locked them up in my chest, and kept the key in my pocket. I missed them on the 8th of December. I saw my chest was broken open. I asked my wife if she had broken it open; she denied it. The prisoner came in and said, your wife did not break it open. I asked the prisoner if she broke it open for her. My wife said, I left nobody else but you here on Friday when I went out. I then said to the prisoner, I will make you suffer for it. The prisoner called me up into her room, and acknowledged that she had changed one of the pound notes; in about an hour after she acknowledged that she had changed two of them. On the next morning I had her taken up to the magistrate. She acknowledged that she exchanged two one-pound notes. This is a chisel that I lent to the prisoner's husband; I never saw it after until I saw it in my chest. The prisoner borrowed it of my wife for her husband's use.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I changed a one-pound note for his wife to get some things out of pawn for her.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>76.
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<p>Q. Did you lose any money - A. Yes, thirteen pounds; my money was in my box in the room I slept in; I kept the box locked, and I kept the key. I missed my money on the 5th of December, the hasp of the box was wrenched off. I had seen my money about two weeks before.</p>
<p>Q. What reason have you to charge the prisoner with taking it - A. On the 4th of December the prisoner went to the linen-drapers and changed a five-pound note, as the linen-draper told me, and on the same night she brought home a new pelisse from the tailor's at Tottenham; she told me that she brought it from town, she paid for it with a two-pound and a one-pound note; she said, it was not paid for, and on the 4th I saw her pay a two-pound note away; I cannot say it was mine, I rather think so; and she went to the linen-drapers on Sunday morning, and paid for some cloth. I have not found any of my money.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>77.
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<p>Q. What was the value of all the stockings that you lost - A. Ten shillings; the pair of stockings that the prisoner put on the counter was eighteen pence.</p>
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<p>GUILTY, aged 21,</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>78.
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<p>Q. On the 16th of December, do you remember being in his house - A. Yes, I was in the parlour with Mr. Tapperell's daughters; Miss Tapperell saw the prisoner go out of the shop; I looked and saw the prisoner go off the steps of the door; I went to the door, and saw the man go up the street; Mr. Bennett pursued the man, and brought him back.</p>
<p>Q. Now, look at the prisoner, is that the man - A. It is; he had a tub of butter with him when he was brought back, a half firkin, the value of it is thirty shillings; it is the property of Mr.
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<interp inst="t18140112-7-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a cabinet-maker; I live at 50, Lower East Smithfield. Miss Robson called to me, she said, Mr. Bennett, there is a man has taken a tub of butter out of the shop; I pursued him as far as Red Cross-street, he threw the tub of butter down, that impeded my progress of laying hold of him; I took him, and brought him back.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming along with a jack ass load of wood to sell, a man asked me to carry this tub of butter for him down the street, and when the gentleman came up he ran away; I was not nigh the house where the butter came from.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 32.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron</p> </div1>
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<p>79.
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<p>MR. WOOD. I live opposite of Mr. Grafton, he is a
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<p>Q. Do you remember seeing any boys near his shop - A. Yes, on the 17th of December, about six o'clock, I saw two boys, they were in the act of drawing ribbon out through the screw holes of his shop window; I could not see which of them did it. I opened my door and run after them; I took one of them, that was the prisoner; he was never out of my sight. I found nothing upon him.</p>
<p>Q. You have not got the ribbon - A. No, nor any thing else.</p>
<p>Q. Could you, while you were in the shop, see them in the habit of drawing the ribbon out - A. Yes, one of the boys went up the street, and the other down the street; they run about an hundred yards together.</p>
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<p>Q. You had an alarm on the 17th of December, had not you - A Yes, by the witness Lettsom; I missed nine yards of figured orange ribbon from the inner side of the window, close to the screw hole of the window; I had cut some off that piece within half an hour before; it was robbed up upon a block, I value it at four shillings and sixpence.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you make observation enough of the boys to say the prisoner was one of them - A. No. I cannot swear to either of them.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had been out of work about a month, I went round that way to look for work.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>80.
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<p>80.
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181401120007"/>I asked her how she came by it; she said she bought it at Mr. Vincent's, which was the house she was going into. I asked her what she gave a pound for it; she said, fifteen pence. I gave the loaf of sugar into Mr. Turnbridge's hands, he is the officer of the parish, and the next evening we went in pursuit of the man. We found him behind the Back-lane, in Thomas-street. Mr. Turnbridge went to the door, and asked if such a man lived there; they said he did, he was not within, and then I saw the prisoner coming along within four houses of his own door. I asked him if he lived at that door where the light was; he denied it. I took him to the door where the light was; the woman of the house said here is Mr. Shade. He took his key from his pocket, and unlocked his room door, which is the lower room. The officer searched the room, and found nothing. He made his escape while we were searching the room. I pursued him and brought him back; we then took him to the watchhouse.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-9-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. Shade was brought to me, and a loaf of sugar with the woman prisoner, and where the woman said she had bought it I enquired; there they said they had not sold a loaf of sugar that day.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes, he worked for Mr. Tyler between six and seven weeks, until the week before Christmas.</p>
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<p>Q. Look at the loaf of sugar - A. The mark on the sugar is my marking; it is Mr. Tyler's property.</p>
<p>Shade's Defence. I know nothing of the sugar. I do not know how she came by it.</p>
<p>Hagerty's Defence. I bought the sugar of a man in the street.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>81.
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>82.
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<p>Q. Among other things did you lose any stockings - A. I did, two stockings. I have seen them since in the possession of the patrol.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen them yourself in the drying ground - A. No, the servant who had the charge of them at that time is out of my service. I cannot tell when last I had them in my possession, nor how they went out of my possession.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-11-person137" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost an iron pot and a feather bed the latter end of July last. I lost them from a shed in my yard. I saw them the day before I missed them, and I saw them again last Saturday night in the possession of Smith the patrol.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes, he lived near me. I can speak to the iron pot being my property. The prisoner took the pot, and left the lid at home. I know the pot by the lid fitting it. This bed I know by the stripe of the tick; it is large blue stripes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-11-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a patrol. I got this iron pot and feather bed out of Rochester's house on Saturday evening last. I found the feather bed enclosed in a blanket to make a pillow of; it was on the bed on which Rochester slept. I found the pot in the same house, but not in the same room; it was in Rochester's part of the house. I asked the prisoner where he got the feather bed; he said it was a bed that his wife's father gave him seven years ago. He said he found the pot in a ditch.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I found the pot. My wife's father gave her the bed when he went in the workhouse. He has lost the use of his limbs; he cannot get across the place without being carried.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>83.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. As I was going up the stairs I saw a piece of linen on the stairs. I took it up, and was going to the accompting-house with it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did he give you any name - A. He did not. He was dressed in a middling way. I called my young man. The prisoner went out of the house. I said to my young man, John, follow the gentleman immediately, and remember you do not leave the goods without the money.</p>
<p>Q. Did you afterwards receive from your boy any note - A. I went to the house myself to No. 4, Southampton-row; I found a check upon the banker, I think Hammersley and Co. Pall Mall.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go with that check to the bankers - A. I did not. I sent a friend just to enquire a day or two after; he is not here.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-13-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to Mr. Vincent. I went with the watch, chain, and seals, to 4, Southampton-row. I there saw the prisoner in the parlour; I produced the watch, chain, and seals; he tendered me a check; I laid them on the table. The prisoner wrote that check while I waited. This is the check. I refused the check. I put the watch, chain, and seals, in my pocket. After I had gone out he called me back, and requested I would let let him shew the watch to his father. I came back.</p>
<p>Q. When you came back where was he - A. In the passage then. He said, give me back the watch, chain, and seals, to let my father see it; we both then went into the parlour. I waited about ten minutes, and rung the parlour bell; I found he was gone out of the house. I never took the check; I left it on the table, and was going home with the watch. I thought I would go home; I sent for my master; he came.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-13-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Bow-street officer. I apprehended the prisoner on the 1st of December. I found several duplicates upon him, and among others I found the duplicate of a gold chain pledged with Mr. Kimber on the 19th of November. This is it.</p>
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<persName id="t18140112-13-person157"> THOMAS ASHTON
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. On the 19th of November he came to me, and had articles to the amount of fifteen pounds; he came and had the articles; he gave my young man a check; my young man took the check. Two days after that I met him in the Park; I told him the manner he had treated my young man, the check was not paid; it is drawn upon Drummond. The prisoner gave me the watch, chain, seals, and key, and begged I would take no further notice of it, he would come the next day, and bring me the money. That was the 21st of November. This is the watch, chain, seals, and key.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is the watch that the prisoner had, and two of the seals. The chain is not mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. The young man said he would not take the check; the young man went out of the door; I called him back again; I asked him if he would allow me to take the watch to a friend, to shew him the purchase, to know whether the agreed with the terms. My intention was to have paid him, but I was not able to pay at that time.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>SECOND and THIRD COUNT, for like offence, with intention to defraud
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person168" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a widow; I live at No. 9, New Bond-street; I keep a shop; I sell writing desks, pocket-books, and dressing cases. He said his name was Douglas, that his brother had purchased a number of articles of me, and that he now wanted a dressing-case.</p>
<p>Q. In fact, had a gentleman of that name some time ago dealt with you - A. Yes. He looked out a dressing case, a handsome one, price one hundred and ten pounds. After he looked that out he said he wanted a handsome present for a lady. He looked out a pocket-book, a silver ink stand, two gold pencil-cases, and several other articles to the amount of one hundred and thirty-seven pounds thirteen shillings. He directed me to send them to 14, Charles-street, Grosvenor-square; he said he would go and get the money ready if I would take them there.</p>
<p>COURT. He desired you to take them there, did he - A. Yes; I myself went with them. When I got to the house he met me at the door; he took me into the parlour; I shewed him the box and the other things; he said they were all right, and there was the money. He gave me a check upon Sir
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<p>Q. Did you give him any receipt - A. He did not ask me for any. I left the things with him. I sent the check to Esdaile's house. I sent it on the 27th, Saturday morning, the same day.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney. The transaction was on the 26th - A. Yes, it is dated on the 27th. Before I presented the check I went to the house in Charles-street; I found he was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find him afterwards until he was taken up - A. No. I have found some of my things at the pawnbrokers.</p>
<p>COURT. Did you observe the check was dated the day after - A. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Should you have left the things if you had not received that check - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Where did Mr. Douglas live that he named to you - A. In Bolton-street. He did not mention where he lived, only that he was his brother.</p>
<p>Q. Not mentioning what Mr. Douglas he meaned - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. But there was a Mr. Douglas in Bolton-street, who had been with you before - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. By whom did you send the check - A. By my man,
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. Did you on the 27th of November present that check at Sir
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's - A. Yes, it was not paid. I took it back to Mrs. Elvey's. I gave it into the hands of the clerk, I believe; he took it into a back room. This is the check that I presented.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Mrs. Elvey, I believe, your initials are upon that check - A. Yes; I wrote that after it went to the bankers.</p>
<p>Q. There is a blot upon the figures - A. Yes; I observed that blot upon the figures before I sent Lawrence with it.</p>
<p>Q. How did that blot happen - A. Afterwards he took a pen and writ, it fell on it; he said that would be no detriment to it.</p>
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<p>Q. Has the prisoner, either by the name of
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a musician; I live in New-street, Broad-street.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner at the bar -
<persName id="t18140112-14-person179">A. </persName> I have known him six or seven years; I knew his father and family; his name is Lentz; that is his father's name.</p>
<p>Q. How many years have you known his father - A About the same time; I have played the same time with him in the same profession; he is in the musical department as well as a player.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I apprehended the prisoner on the 1st of December last; I found him at the Swan livery stables, Knightsbridge. I took him to his lodgings, No. 2, Blacklin's-lane, Chelsea. I found upon him two duplicates of two gold pencil-cases, dated the 27th of November. I found them on his person, and the key of the dressing-case that was tied to a bunch of keys in his pocket. I found the dressing-case at his lodgings, No. 2, Blacklin's-lane; he told me he lodged in Southampton-row; I told him he lodged in Blacklin's-lane, where I was going to take him to. This key was in his pocket; it opens the dressing-case.</p>
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<p>FRIEND LAWRENCE. I am a servant to Mr. Turner, pawnbroker. The prisoner pawned a pocketbook with me on the 29th of November.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Look at the pocket-book last produced - A. It is the pocket-book the prisoner had of me; there is my shop mark upon all the articles; it is made by a person in my employ; I know it to be the pocket-book. The pencil-cases produced by Woodyear there is my mark upon them.</p>
<p>Mr.
<persName id="t18140112-14-person182">Gurney, Q.</persName> to Woodyear. You have an inkstand also - A. Yes, a silver ink-stand. I lent one pound on the ink-stand.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. That is my ink-stand. The dressing-case is mine. There are a great many things wanting.</p>
<p>(The draft read.)</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. The draft that was given to Mrs. Elvey was not written by me, it was written by one of the name of Knight, who had been with me. On the 24th of November, I,
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We returned to Charles street; the lady could give no answer. He observed to the lady that we had some articles coming then for us. We gave in the name of Spencer Pemberton and
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<interp inst="t18140112-14-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . He immediately returned to the door; a knock came at the same time, the door was opened; Mrs. Elvey came up to us; Knight gave the check into my hands, and without previous excuse left me. Mrs. Elvey and her man went into the parlour; she produced the dressing-case, the bill, and other articles, which amounted to more than she had told us. I gave her the draft; she went away. I ordered the man of the house to take the box to the first coach stand; he did. I put the case on my shoulder; I had not proceeded far in Brompton-row, when Knight asked me for some of the things. I told him, after using me as he had he should have none. We proceeded then to the public-house and opened the case.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. The direction the prisoner wrote in my presence.
<persName id="t18140112-14-person190">G. H. </persName> Douglas, 14, Charles-street, Grosvenor-square. He gave it me as his name and address.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you lose any property on the 8th of December last - A. Yes, a black silk gown, a petticoat, a boy's jacket, and a napkin; I lost them from a drawer in the first floor; I had seen them safe six or seven days before. In consequence of what
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<p>MARGARET LEARY. I live in the same house as Mr. Herbert does. On the 8th of December, I saw the prisoner in Mr. Herbert's chamber, she asked me for an old lady in the garret that wound the engine; I said, there was an old lady that wound the engine. She went up two or three stairs, and came down again; I told Mr. Herbert directly.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>Q. Did you go to Herbert's room in order to examine the room - A. I did; I have not a doubt but this chisel forced the door open; there were marks on the door and the post that just fitted this chisel. This is the chisel I found in the prisoner's pocket; the prisoner and me had a struggle before I could get the chisel from her.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Look at the articles - A. They are all mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming through Widegate-street, a gentlewoman asked me to take them in, and she would give me some halfpence, and when I went in my prosecutor came in, and took me.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>87.
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<p>JOHN GRIFFITHS. I am foreman in the Strand. On Saturday, the 18th of December, the prisoner stopped at the door, which attracted my attention; asked I would purchase a calf skin, which the habit of doing; he took it out of a piece of brown holland, and then I saw it was a piece of carpetting by his hesitation I was induced to think it was purloined. I taxed him with it; he said, he had purloined it; he told me freely. I said, I am sure you never came by this honestly, where did you get this; he said, that was nothing to me. I then said to him, I conjecture you are an upholsters porter, that he had been laying it down at some house and this was a remnant; he said, it was. I said, who is your master; he said, that was nothing to me. I insisted upon knowing, or he should not have the property. He said, he was an upholsterer in the City. He had a small bit of paper in his hand which led me to the knowledge of Messrs. Broom and Harris. On Sunday morning I went to Mr. Schofield; I asked him where he purchased the rug; he told me of Messrs. Broom and Harris; I went to Messrs. Broom and Harris; I saw their foreman; I asked him if they had such a man; he said, they had. I asked him if they had missed any thing; he said, I could not tell. This is the capetting the prisoner offered me for sale, and the carpet he admitted he had stolen.</p>
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<p>The prisoner called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>88.
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<p>To this indictment the prisoner pleaded</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18140112-17-defend211 t18140112-17-punish95"/> Fined 1 s. </rs> and discharged.</p>
<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>89.
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<p>JOHN M'BETH. I am a
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181401120011"/>was in the cart; I asked him what he wanted; he said, his parcel. I told him he did not want any parcel; he said, he did. He got out of the cart with a bundle under his arm; I followed him, and catched hold of him by the collar; we scuffled a bit. He threw the bundle into the cart; I still kept hold of him. He asked me to let him go as he had nothing; I told him he should not go until master came. I held him until master came, and then I told him of it. I saw him getting down out of the cart when I came to it.</p>
<p>MR. NALDER. I was coming by, I took the prisoner in custody; I did not see the bundle, it never was in my possession; knowing the prisoner I secured him.</p>
<p>Moore. This is the bundle; I am sure it is the bundle that I had in the cart, Mrs. Bean delivered it to me in the morning.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was rather forward in liquor, I fell up against the cart; as for any bundle, I never had; I never was in the cart.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>90.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I put the work in my pocket to work at my dinner hour; I was behind hand in my work.</p>
<p>Mrs. Langley. They are not suffered to take the work out to do upon any occasion.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18140112-19-defend219 t18140112-19-punish105"/> whipped in jail </rs>.</p>
<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>91.
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<p>WINNIFIELD ROBERTS. I am the wife of
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<interp inst="t18140112-20-person232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was out of place; I had her to look after my place while I went to the doctors, and when I came back I missed the clothes off the line, and she was gone. The constable took her; she said, she pawned the clothes for a pound. The clothes are here.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-20-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. On the 27th of December, I took the prisoner in custody. The prisoner acknowledged that she had pledged the clothes for a pound at Mr. Smith's, in Wood-street.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The coat, waistcoat, and breeches, are mine.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 18.</p>
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<p>London jury before Mr. Recorder</p> </div1>
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<p>92.
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<interp inst="t18140112-21-person244" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> take some ribbon. I afterwards saw Fitzgerald take a piece of ribbon; I laid hold of Fitzgerald, and asked her what she had done with it, and turning round I saw Burridge was going out of the shop; I laid hold of her pocket, and found it full. I took them all three back, and searched them, and Burridge dropped the whole of the property out of her pocket, which the officer has. We sent for Sapwell, the officer, who came, and took charge of them. Burridge never took any thing from me;
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<interp inst="t18140112-21-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I took the prisoners in custody. I searched them; I found nothing upon them. I produce seven pieces of ribbon, I received them of Mr. Bluck.</p>
<p>Burridge's Defence. I went into this gentleman's shop, I was asking for needles and cotton; he caught hold of Ruby; he shook her pocket, and said what are you dropping. He then told the boy to send for an officer; we were searched all over; he found nothing upon either of us. I know nothing of the other two prisoners.</p>
<p>Fitzgerald's Defence. On the 7th of December, I went into the gentleman's shop to buy a pair of stockings; I was waiting for change, as for the other young women I never saw them before.</p>
<p>Ruby's Defence. I went in, and bought a yard and a half of ribbon; I was waiting for my change. The gentleman came round, and asked the young woman what she had got in her stockings; she said, nothing. He got hold of me, and asked me what I had got in my pocket. I never saw these two young women before.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181401120012"/>Prosecutor. I saw Fitzgerald take it out of the drawer; I expected to find it in the stockings, but instead of that she had given it to Ruby.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>93.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming home by this shop; I saw some part on the ground about four yards from the door; I picked it up, and was going to carry it in the shop.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 23.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>94.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18140112-23-defend253 t18140112-23-deflabel125"/>. On the 7th of December, I lost a quantity of metal; I had previously marked it; on the 7th of December, I discovered an ingot of brass was taken from the bin or box, where it was kept; I determined on searching the men when they came down to go out to dinner. I stopped a number, and desired them to walk into the parlour; I robbed down one of the men, and afterwards the prisoner, and in his breeches pocket I found the two ingots of brass. These are the pieces of brass; they are my property; I had marked them a month before I found them on the prisoner.</p>
<p>JOHN CALLEB. I am a brass-founder. I saw master rub the prisoner down; he told him to take the brass out of his pocket; the prisoner took out two pieces of brass, one from each breeches pocket.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I went to Mr. Thurkle's foreman; I asked him for six sets of heutenants furniture; he gave mo the keys to go and fetch them; I took the brass out of the shop; the men were coming down stairs, I was obliged to get out of the way to let the men pass, master was ordering the men into the parlour. I put the things in my pocket; I did not mean to take them out of the shop.</p>
<p>The prisoner called five 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>95.
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<interp inst="t18140112-24-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a boot-maker, I live at No. 24, Duke-street, West Smithfield. On Friday the 3rd of December, a waggon stopped opposite my shop window, and in the waggon the prisoner was sitting; the man that was driving it went into a public-house facing of our house, and while the waggoner was gone into the public-house the prisoner employed himself in untying a flat of butter, and out of that flat he took a lump of butter and placed the lump of butter in an empty one that was standing endways upwards; he then tied the flat that he had taken the lump of butter out, and threw it in a careless manner to the other side of the waggon, as though he was about his business. By this time the waggoner that went into the public-house came out, and brought half a pint of purl or beer to the prisoner; he drank it, and gave the waggoner the money to pay for it, and while the waggoner was gone to the public-house the second time, the prisoner took his handkerchief out of his pocket, as if to wipe his nose, instead of that he took up the lump of butter he had throwed into the empty flat, tied it up, and put it into his pocket; the waggoner then moved the waggon; they went on towards Smithfield. I saw two officer; I told them to follow me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-24-person262" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I was in Smithfield upon duty; Mr. Jolly came, he said come along with me. He told me the man in the waggon had stolen a lump of butter out of a flat; I jumped in the waggon by Smithfield bars. On searching the prisoner I found two pounds of butter in his pocket.</p>
<p>Mr. Wykes. I am book-keeper of the waggon, and I keep the Inn. The prisoner was one of the porters; the waggon had been to Newgate market; the prisoner was appointed to take care that nobody should rob the waggon.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have been porter at the inn many years, and never was in any mistake before.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>96.
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<interp inst="t18140112-25-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. About six o'clock on the 17th of December, I was at the watch-house, a man came to me, and said there was a man at the Blue Boar public-house Rosemary-lane, with a pot in his pocket that belonged to the Green Dragon Bishopsgate-street. I went to the prisoner; I asked him how he came by the pot; he said he knew
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<interp inst="t18140112-25-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was left in the watchhouse with me; he said, he had something to communicate to me; he said if you will be my friend look behind the chair; you will find something; I pulled the chair out, and the pot fell down. Mrs. Redfearn came to the watchhouse; I told her the circumstance. The first pot was found in his hat, the second behind the chair in the watchhouse, when only he and I were together.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was very much intoxicated; I went into the Blue Boar to have something to drink. I do not know how I came by the pots; I did not know that I had any thing about me.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder</p> </div1>
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<p>97.
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<p>ISABELLA SMITH. I am a
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<p>Q. Do you keep a shop - A. No, I live in a private house. The prisoner was my
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<p>Q. When was it you lost these things - A. I suppose them to be taken on the 4th of January. During the time the prisoner has lived with me, I have lost articles of different kinds, and on that morning I missed four shillings; I had the prisoner's box searched, and there this property was found, thirty yards of ribbon; I know them to be mine by their matching with the remainder pieces.</p>
<p>JURY. Who found these things in the prisoner's box - A. I found them, in the presence of my sister, and four other persons.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. By sweeping the work room up at different times, I picked them up.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>98.
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<interp inst="t18140112-27-person283" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoe-maker, I live at 142, Cheapside. I lost these things on the 1st of January. Mr. Jones that keeps a public-house sent for me; he shewed me a basket in the bar, he asked me if I knew any thing of that basket; I said no, I do not know the basket. He asked me again, and then he said I am sure you will know something of the basket if you look in it; on my feeling about the basket I felt there were shoes inside of the basket. I asked Mr. Jones how the basket came there; he told me my servant had brought the basket into his house as soon as he was up; that was
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<interp inst="t18140112-27-person284" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , that she brought the basket there, and said she was going away at eleven o'clock, she would call for it again. I opened the top of the basket, I saw there lady's boots and shoes; I saw they were my property. I made up my mind that I would obtain a constable and get him to be at the public-house at the time the girl said she would call for the basket; I got Mr. Shephard, the constable to go to the public-house. About eleven o'clock the prisoner
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<p>MR. SHEPHARD. I am a constable. On the 1st of January, Mr. Luke came to me to go to Mr. Jones's public-house in Gutter-lane, and there I was shewed the basket I now produce. I waited until the servant came for it; in about half an hour
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<p>Mr. Luke. The six pair of lady's boots and the pair of women's shoes are my property.</p>
<p>Mr. Smith. The eleven pair of sandals are my property.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Luke. Then Sarah had not lived with you, had she - A. She had been with us about a week; she came up to assist her sister.</p>
<p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>MR. SMITH. In the box there were fourteen yards and a half of bombazett my property. I hold a warehouse in Mr. Luke's house; I missed a piece of bombazett of the quality found in
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<p>Mr. Smith. There is no mark; here is the other half piece, it is exactly similar to it; I have no doubt it is mine.</p>
<p>Mr. Luke. I know the shoes to be my property.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>100.
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<p>Q. You are sure he is one of the three that you followed, and dropped the coat - A. Yes; after the boy pointed him out to me I never lost sight of him.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. This is my great coat.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I deal in oranges and lemons in the wholesale way; I had been about to the shops. On Saturday afternoon coming home from Islington; I heard the cry of stop thief; I saw two men running; I ran after them to stop them, that gentleman came after me.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>101.
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner Freeman - A. Yes, he was there, and
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<p>Q. Who was in the house first - A. She was; he afterwards came in.</p>
<p>Q. Was any body with him - A. Not as I saw, he had a pint to himself.</p>
<p>Q. Was any other woman there besides
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<p>Q. Did
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<interp inst="t18140112-30-person315" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> use to be with him before - A. Yes, she mostly used to be with him. The prisoner took the pot out of her hand, and struck her on the head with it; he was provoked with having the liquor thrown over him. She was a passionate girl.</p>
<p>Q. And did she act passionately upon this occasion - A. Yes, she did; she abused him first, and used very aggravating language.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe whether he struck her more than once - A. He struck her twice.</p>
<p>Q. What effect did these blows produce upon her - A. She started out with blood upon her head directly; then she was sent to the Hospital.</p>
<p>Q. Did he strike her with great violence - A. It was very violent.</p>
<p>Q. From the manner in which he struck her, did it appear to you that he meaned to do her a serious injury, or only to chastise her for her insolence - A. I know he did not mean to hurt her, only to chastise her for her insolence; he was in a passion. It did not look to me as though he intended to do her a serious injury.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what became of her after this - A. She was taken to the Hospital,
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<p>Q. Did
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<p>Q. Did it appear to you that that wound was dangerous at first - A. Not in the least; it afterwards assumed an alarming appearance by assuming another disease, an erysipelas produced inflammation of the brain, and the inflammation death.</p>
<p>Q. Was the erysipelas produced by the wound - A. I cannot say that; she was attended skilfully by other surgeons of more skill than me.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181401120015"/>Q. Was the erysipelas in the wound - A. Yes, and it affected her arms. It spread from the wound to other parts of the body.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think it would have been at other parts of the body, but from its origin in the wound - A. I think not.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any erysipelas there before the wound - A. I rather think not. I think the wound was the acting cause of the erysipelas.</p>
<p>Q. When you saw the erysipelas in the wound, and saw it spreading over other parts of the body, did you, as a rational man, think it proceeded from the wound - A. Yes, I rather think it produced from the wound, but there are causes which it might produce besides wounds.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. She and I had been together a month or six weeks, or better. We had been drinking together several times; she was passionate and abusive; she abused me much that morning. The drink rather took effect of me. When she spilled my beer I went from her and touched another pint pot. I am very sorry I happened to do such a thing. I never intended to do any such thing.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 41,</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Who was up last on the 3rd of December - A. I was up last; about eleven I went to bed. I examined the house to see whether the doors and windows were fast; they were all fast.</p>
<p>Q. Who came down first in the morning - A. The prisoner; he lodged with me at that time; he went down to go to his master's work.</p>
<p>Q. Then he was in your house that night - A. Yes; he went to bed and came down first in the morning. On the 13th of November twelvemonth, his master came to me and engaged to rent a stable of me; he introduced four horses to his stable, and once or twice he changed his carter; at last the prisoner was his carter.</p>
<p>Q. He lodged in your house on the night in question - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. The doors and windows were all fastened - A. Yes. When he came down he knocked at my bedroom door, and asked me for the key of the stair-case door; I gave it him. In consequence of my having suspicion, and I had been frequently robbed since he had been in the house; I followed him down; when I came to the stair case door, the key that I had given to him to open the stair-case door he had kept to let himself into the larder, which larder is part of my dwelling-house, all under the same roof. I found in the larder he had helped himself to a slice of cheese, which he had cut off and laid on his smock frock, on the ground. The cheese weighed about eleven pounds, or better. He was in the act of turning to help himself to another piece; or something else. This was about five o'clock in the morning, three hours before day light nearly, within a few minutes. I then tried to lock him in the larder by way of security. I found the key in the door, and with my turning I could not make the key set upon the lock. I told him to go and do his horses, or what be pleased, he should not go out. I secured him in the yard.</p>
<p>Q. You found him in the larder, and you secured him at five o'clock in the morning - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of the cheese - A. I valued it at three pence.</p>
<p>Q. Was your larder locked the over night - A. I am positive of that myself, my wife locked it. At eight o'clock the prisoner made his escape out of the yard by getting over a coal shed. We then traced him to Putney Heath; we found him at a public-house.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence, nor called any witnesses to his character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you join with Mr. Mansfield in purchasing some sheep - A. Yes, these sheep were placed by me in a field near Highgate. I had only one black sheep.</p>
<p>Q. On the night between the 6th and 7th of December, did you lose that sheep - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When you went to the field, and had information of the sheep that was lost, did you see any part of it - A. In a few minutes after I went down two men brought the fore part of the sheep; they said they had detected the man, and had taken him to the watchhouse. I then knew the parts of the sheep to be mine, because it is a remarkable sheep.</p>
<p>COURT. You said the sheep was yours and Mansfield's - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How many were there in the whole - A. There were nineteen. I knew the sheep by the marks, and by the head. The patrol took that part of the sheep down to where the other part was; that part was compared with the other part, it appeared to be the same sheep; the parts corresponded; the hind quarters corresponded with the fore quarters left on the skin. He had cut the sheep in two, and skinned the hind quarters, and left the fore quarters on the skin. They were all joined so as to constitute the entire whole sheep.</p>
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<p>Q. What did you say to him - A. I said, you have got something that does not belong to you; he said he had got some mutton that his brother had given him; he had killed a sheep. I felt the mutton; it was quite warm. I then secured him, and took him to the watchhouse. I and the constable of the night searched him; we found a knife upon him; his pockets were filled with horse hair and cow hair</p>
<p>Q. Was that knife an instrument fit to kill sheep - A. Yes, I believe it had killed the sheep; there was some blood upon it. At Worship-street the parts of the sheep were joined together; they matched.</p>
<p>COURT. You say you found a parcel upon him with a hind part of a sheep in it - A. Yes; it was all tied up in one bundle. The pluck was of oneside, the knife and the bill hook were all in one bundle, and there was a piece of black wool on the mutton.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-32-person335" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am patrol of Islington. I saw the prisoner in the watchhouse, and the hind parts of a sheep laying on the table. I saw the horse hair taken from him. I went with my brother patrol to about Highbury-barn; I knew the prisoner must have come that way by the way where he was taken. When we got to Mr. Hopkinson's farm we met a person belonging to it, the bailiff; we asked him whether there was any sheep on or about that part. We made search there; we found the sheep wild there, in two meadows; there was one sheep running about; we went to one part of the field; we found a dissected skin and entrails put into the ditch, covered over with roots of grass. We took it with us to Mr. Hopkinson. When we found the skin we did not find the fore part of the mutton. This was the dissected skin, belonging to the hind part. We returned again to the field; in the centre of that field there had been a pond, under a knapsack laid the head, and a little distance from the head laid the bladder and gall, and a little distance was some blood, as if the sheep had been killed there. We went to another part of the field; we found the fore part of the sheep with the skin on. We then went to Mr. Hopkinson, and took the whole together. I put the parts together. I am a butcher. I had not a shadow of a doubt when they were compared together but what they belonged to the carcase of a sheep.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-32-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You went with the last witness to Hopkinson's field - A. Yes, I did; I saw the limbs of the sheep, as described by the last witness. I accompanied him all the time; I was present and saw the limbs of the sheep put together, and compared. I think it was all one sheep.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence; called six witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
<p>GUILTY -
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you go to the prisoner's house on Sunday morning - A. There was snow upon the ground; there was a track of a shoe upon it; I thought I knew it by having the shoes to mend at the shop before. I concluded it was the marks of
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<p>COURT. In your tracing these footstep, was it in the public-road - A. Yes, in the public-road.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. You thought you knew the foot from the appearance of nails in the shoe - A. Yes, and shoes. I had mended the prisoner's shoes.</p>
<p>Q. Did you put the nails in the heels - A. No; I mended the shoes; I thought it was the marks of the prisoner's shoes. I went to Read, the officer; he and I went again to the footsteps, and afterwards we went to the prisoner's house. We came to the prisoner's house about two o'clock on the Sunday. When I came there I saw the prisoner; we said we came to search for some mutton that was there; he said he had no mutton in the house. We were going to search in the cellar; the wife said they had got no mutton but what they got from Dorley. Dorley, that is the name of a farm at some distance. We searched the cupboard, and found some mutton. The cupboard was in the back room, over the fire place. We searched the cupboard; we found part of a loin cut up into steaks. From that we searched in the cellar; we found two legs, two shoulders, and a loin. They were in separate pieces, suspended with a string to a beam. The necks and breasts were left on the skin.</p>
<p>COURT. Both breasts were remaining on the skin, were they - A. Yes.</p>
<p>COURT. Had the mutton the appearance as if cut up by a butcher - A. No, it is haggled; it had the appearance of having been cut up by some person not used to it.</p>
<p>Q. How many sheep had you in the field - A. Forty-two on Saturday night, and the next morning forty-one; we lost one sheep. The skin was found in the same field where the sheep were in. The prisoner lived about a mile from me, from Uxbridge.</p>
<p>Mr. Barry. There is a market there on Saturday - A. No, on Thursday.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner - A. The prisoner is a labourer.</p>
<p>Q. Were all the sheep in the field your father's - A. No, only four of them; they were all under the
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<p>Q. Do you remember seeing the sheep in the field on Saturday - A. Yes, on Saturday the 8th, at four o'clock, I saw them; I had forty-two sheep under my care, four of them belonged to the prosecutor, he bought them of me.</p>
<p>Q. After you found the head and skin were you able to say the sheep that was killed was Mr. Weedon's sheep - A. Yes, it was; I found the skin and the remainder part of the mutton. I was present when the mutton was found in the prisoner's house, we compared it to the other parts in the skin. We compared the shoulders; they seemed to fit very well according to the cutting them off; they were cut off very bad indeed, irregularly.</p>
<p>Q. Did you apply the parts so as to compare them, and they fitted, did they - A. I have no doubt but the parts found at the prisoner's house were cut off that sheep. I am sure that sheep was the one I sold to the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. You compared the fore quarters with the parts on the skin - A. Yes, and they fitted; we could not compare the hind quarters, they were cut from the loin; we could not compare the loin, they were cut in steaks, all in pieces.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner - A. Yes. I sold the sheep in September to the prosecutor. The field is Mr. Boddy's field.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the sheep the night before - A. Yes, on Saturday, at four o'clock.</p>
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<persName id="t18140112-33-person345">Jones</persName> I had suspicion there was mutton there; he told me there was none, I was welcome to search the house. I then asked him what place that was; he said it was the cellar. I said we will look in the cellar first; we opened the door to go down, Jones's wife hallooed out Jones, we have no mutton but what you got from Dorley; that is about three miles from the prisoner's house, a farm-house belonging to Mr. Hammond. I said, where was the mutton; he said, up stairs; that was after his wife said he had no mutton but what came from Dorley. I went up stairs, there were on two plates the fat caul and kidney fat of a sheep, and in another plate was part of a loin or loins, and two kidneys of a sheep.</p>
<p>Q. To the parts of the sheep in the field were both kidneys gone - A. Yes. I said, is this the mutton. I thought the prisoner was upon the move, then I secured the prisoner. In searching the further part of the cupboard I found the middle of the loin of mutton covered over with a cloth in the same cupboard. I went into the cellar, it was dark; I got a candle; I found two legs and two shoulders suspended with pitchnettle string. On searching the prisoner I found some Pitchnettle string, pitchnettle is what they tie sacks with. The mutton was very badly butchered indeed, nor was the sheep skinned as a butcher would skin it; it was very badly skinned indeed.</p>
<p>COURT. Was the meat fresh - A. It was very fresh.</p>
<p>Q. Could you judge how long it had been killed - A. I should have thought recently by the appearance of the mutton. I went then and saw the skin of the beast, and the young lamb that was cut out of the sheep, with Fowler, the shepherd; I put my hand to the dug of the yew the dug was full of milk, as it was so near lambing. I compared the parts with what we brought from the field about the middle of the loin where it comes off the neck, it exactly tallied in thickness. In my own opinion they were the same parts of the same sheep, only seperated with the knife. The fat on the skin matched with the part in the leg; in the corresponding part of the leg I found a deficiency in fat, they fitted. There was part of the udder of the yew left in the skin; the udders were taken from both legs.</p>
<p>Q. Do butchers commonly sell cauls - A. Not usually at one time, as we found; both kidneys had been taken from the sheep, and we found two kidneys.</p>
<p>The prisoner left his defence to his counsel.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18140112-34-person352" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 9th of January, about one in the morning, I was coming home. I was passing the prosecutor's shop; the door was on a jarr.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prosecutor's name - A. Lerouche; he is a
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<p>Q. Did you go into the shop - A. No, not till I gave him into the hands of the watchman and came back; then we pulled down the shutters and went in; we found the things packed up ready for going away.</p>
<p>Q What, these things in a basket - A. Yes, on the floor.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any body in the shop at this time sleeping there - A. Nobody at all.</p>
<p>Q. Does the prosecutor usually sleep there - A. No, he never did in his life; he keeps the shop only, and sleeps in a room up stairs, in the same house.</p>
<p>Q. Is the shop part of the house in which he lives - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was any thing found in the shop besides these things in the basket - A. Outside of the shop was the padlock drawn, and a staple, and the door without any lock.</p>
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<p>Q. Is your shop the bottom of the house in which you live - A. Yes, and part of the house.</p>
<p>Q. On the night of the 9th of January, had you fastened the door of your shop - A. Yes; I came down about five o'clock and found the door fast. Between ten and eleven I went to bed, and about one o'clock I was disturbed by my brother-in-law calling me; I went to the window and asked what was the matter; he said Mr. Rouche come down immediately, the shop is broken open. I came down, and found the shop was broken open, and the prisoner in the watchman and patrol's custody.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen the goods that were found in the basket - A. Yes; I took them to the watchhouse just as they are. The basket is mine; there was some old bits of leather in it. The basket was emptied out, and he had packed up these old boots and shoes from various places in the shop where they were hanging; some were hanging very high. He had packed up thirteen pair of shoes, two pair of boots, and two bottles of blacking.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going home; I found this place open as I came by; I could not get in my lodgings, so I went in there.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140112-35-person358" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at 29, Chapel-street, St. George's in the East.</p>
<p>Q. Where did this happen - A. In
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<p>Q. Was any body with you - A. No one. I saw the prisoner and another man; at first of their meeting me they asked me if I was homeward bound; I told them I was. They passed on before me, and took no further notice. They came to a small turning, I passed them there; they followed me back again. They went on my left, and crossed me on the right; they went before me again. I passed them the second time; the prisoner crossed and passed between me and the wall, and took my watch from me; they turned down a street, I saw them turn down, I cried out stop thief. Then in a short time the prisoner was brought forward; I knew him to be the person that took my watch; he was taken to the watchhouse.</p>
<p>Q. The watch was not found upon him, was it - A. No. I value the watch at one-pound.</p>
<p>MR. WHEATLEY. I am constable of St. George's in the East. The prosecutor came to me at the watchhouse, and desired me to take the prisoner. On the evening stated in the indictment, I heard the cry of stop thief; the prisoner was taken immediately. Upon the prosecutor seeing the prisoner, the prosecutor said the prisoner was the man that robbed him. The prosecutor was a little fresh; he seemed positive he was the man, and there is no doubt but he was the man; I had my doubt in consequence of the fog. I searched the prisoner; I did not find the watch. The watch was produced to me the next morning; I received the watch of Mrs. Jackson. This is the watch.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is my watch.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you remember when the prisoner was confined there - A. Yes, it was a Tuesday evening. The next morning the prosecutor and I was at the watch-house at the time the prisoner was locked up.</p>
<p>Q. Was it in the presence of the prisoner - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. State what passed - A. Mr. Spencer asked the prisoner if he would return the property; the prisoner said he would return him the property if Mr. Spencer would not prosecute. I asked the prisoner if he had any body to go of his errand; I called
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<interp inst="t18140112-35-person361" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; she came; she spoke to the prisoner, and went. I cannot say what passed between them. Then she returned again, and said the watch was detained for five shillings; he gave her some silver; she went out, and returned with the watch; she then delivered the watch to the prisoner. The prisoner delivered the watch to me; I kept the watch, sent for Mr. Wheatley; when Mr. Wheatley came I asked Mr. Spencer if that was his watch; he said yes. I delivered the watch to Mr. Wheatley.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent of taking that man's watch as a child unborn</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before the Lord Chief Baron.</p> </div1>
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