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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181402160001"/>THE 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 16th of FEBRUARY, 1814, and following Days;
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181402160002"/>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>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>SECOND COUNT, to disable him.</p>
<p>And THIRD COUNT, to do him some grievous bodily harm.</p>
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<p>Q. When you recovered yourself in what state did you find your face - A. I had a deep cut at the side of my nose; my nostril was cut quite round, and my lip was cut at the bottom; I believe it was done with the front of the axe. One of my teeth was knocked out, and there is another tooth coming out now.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you known this man - A. About a fortnight before that he was brought to us from the police office; he was with us three or four days.</p>
<p>Q. From the whole of your observations upon him do you believe him to be a man in his senses, or not - A. I now believe him to be an insane man.</p>
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<p>SECOND COUNT, for like offence, stating the intent to be to disable him.</p>
<p>THIRD COUNT, to do him some grievous bodily harm.</p>
<p>No evidence being adduced, the prisoner was</p>
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<p>on account of insanity.</p>
<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dampier.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. You knew nothing of your house being broken open - A. Not till I returned home. I returned home about half past seven in the evening. It was daylight when I went out, I and my wife only live in the house. I rent the house myself. When I went from home at four o'clock in the afternoon I left my wife at home, and when I came home the two officers shewed me the knife taken from out of my window; it had the appearance of being mine. I do not know what number of knives I had in my window, and they shewed me another knife that they had broke the window with.</p>
<p>Q. Had the window been broken - A. Yes; the pane of glass had been broken at the bottom by a knife.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether it had been broken before you went out - A. It had been cut on the Friday; I mended it, and it was broken again on the Monday.</p>
<p>Q. Was it broke before you went out - A. No, it was perfectly sound before I went out, and perfectly safe. I had seen it about half an hour before I went out. I know nothing of the breaking of it; it was done in my absence.</p>
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<p>Q. There was a candle in the window, was there - A. Yes, but I did not observe any glass broken then. In the course of a few minutes after, two officers came in with the boys.</p>
<p>Q. What time was that - A. About half past six, or near seven. They asked me if I had lost anything out of the window, or whether it was broken. I looked then.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss any thing - A. I did not know then what had been exactly in the window; there were knives in the window such as the officers shewed me. They shewed me one knife; then I had every reason to suppose the knife was ours; it was exactly like those in the window. I could not swear to it.</p>
<p>Q. What was the names of the officers - A.Armstrong and Gleed.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the boys about your window - A. No, not until they were brought in.</p>
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<p>MR. KNIGHTON. I picked up a knife by Mr. Stotter's door; I gave it to Mr. Andrade.</p>
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<p>Q. Could he get his hand in - A. I do not think the hole in the glass was big enough to admit his hand; his fingers were in. I produce some of the pieces of glass, with the putty sticking to it. I asked Mrs. Stotter if she had lost any thing; she said she could not tell, but such knives as that were in the window.</p>
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<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Look at that knife - A. I cannot swear to it. I had a number of knives like this laying at the bottom of the window close to the glass where it was broken.</p>
<p>Q.How many knives had you there - A. I do not know, a great number. I don't know the number. I have every reason to believe this knife belongs to me.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Look at that knife - A. I cannot swear to it. We had knives of this sort in the window; they were laying close to the glass where it was broken. I believe this knife to be our property.</p>
<p>The prisoners said nothing in their defence.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. Was the sash that you afterwards saw broken was that fastened - A. Yes, it was fastened down.</p>
<p>Q. Did you afterwards find it broken - A. Yes, and lifted up. The shutters were not shut, but the sash was fastened down. The door was double locked; I locked it myself. I took the key in my pocket; I went to a friend's house, and from there to a chapel.</p>
<p>Q. Did you and your husband return together - A. Yes; we went together, and returned together. We returned at half past eight; it was dark then. I put the key in the door; it opened immediately upon turning it once; when I went in I observed the sash lifted up as high as it could be, and the shutters put to.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any glass gone - A. The pane of glass was not all gone, but it was nearly all out, and the glass scattered about the room, and two of the drawers were out, and the things scattered about the room. The things mentioned in the indictment were taken out of my drawers, the drawers that were not locked. The things were taken out of there, and the drawers that was locked nothing was taken out. I missed five gowns; some of them were very good; many of them had never been used.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts is the value of all that were taken - A. About four or five pounds value. I value the three best of the gowns at twelve shillings each, the two others about five shillings each; I lost two petticoats, I value them at five shillings each; the sheet at ten shillings; a quilt, eight shillings; three shifts, value five shillings each; two handkerchiefs, value one shilling. I had seen them the same morning.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-5-person87" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Elbow-place, Howard's-green, next door to the prosecutor's house. I came by about half past five, every thing appeared to me to be safe then; it was dusk then.</p>
<p>Q. Could you distinguish the features of a man's countenance - A. Yes, if I knew him, but not a stranger. I had candles burning in my own house then.</p>
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<p>Q. How far is Elbow-place from Aylesbury-street - A. About half a mile; he had the appearance as if coming from some place at a distance; he was walking quickly.</p>
<p>THOMAS MAYHEW. I am a conductor of patrols. I was present when the prisoner was stopped; it being dark I took him into a public-house. Before I opened the bundle the prisoner had, I said, what does this bundle consist of; he said, my own wearing apparel; it consisted of shirts, stockings, and handkerchiefs. I asked him where he lodged; he said just by. It was a remarkable cold night; he was all in perspiration. I produce the property.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Look at these things - A. The whole of the articles are mine; I know them; I made them all myself.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming from Hoxton on Sunday evening. In Goswell-street I picked this bundle up.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner, Hartley Smith - A. Yes, he lived in our house four days. I took him in, and gave him some employment. He came to live with me on the 14th of August; he left me on the 19th.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lose any watches from your shop - A. I went out of town on the 17th of August; I returned in about a week; the prisoner was gone then. I had a letter sent me that he absconded on the 19th with four watches, and when I returned I missed four watches that I had left in my shop when I went away. They were silver watches, worth about three guineas each.</p>
<p>Q. What did your family consist of - A. A housekeeper I left behind me and a son; he is gone to sea now; he was at home then. The housekeeper is here. The watches were pledged, and the tickets sent home in a letter on the 19th. The officer has the watches; he happened to be in the shop at the time the letter came in. The officer has got the property. I took the prisoner in out of charity. I did not expect he would have robbed me. I had no suspicion of the man. I had seen him twice before I employed him.</p>
<p>SARAH UNDERHILL. I am housekeeper to Mr. Winter. On the 14th of August, the prisoner came to our shop to work; he continued to work there until the 19th. Between the hours of seven and eight he came to work on the 19th. I gave the prisoner the watches to hang up. I had the care of the watches, and took them down and hung them up, but being busy I gave them to the prisoner on the 19th to hang them up, about eight o'clock in the morning. There were a great many more watches. Them four were taken down of a night and put into a glass case. I took them into my bed-room of a night. I gave them to him about eight o'clock in the morning; I saw him hang them up. I was in a room adjoining. After he had hung the watches up he went out to breakfast; about ten o'clock he came back; he said he had heard of a situation for
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<interp inst="t18140216-6-person93" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , my master's son, to go to sea; the prisoner wrote a direction for him to go and see the gentleman at Tom's coffee-house facing the Royal Exchange. He stopped at work until one o'clock, and then he went out to dinner. He never returned. On the Saturday week I saw him at the police office. About two o'clock Mr. Winter's son came home; I said to him, William is not come back yet. The prisoner had hung up watch-cases in the places where the watches had been. I did not miss the watches until Robert came home; he missed the watches, and
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<p>Q. How many watches were gone - A. Four. The prisoner never returned.</p>
<p>JOHN BUTLER. I am an officer of Shadwell office. The prisoner was given into my charge on the 5th of this month, at New Prison. He was first taken to Hatton Garden office. On the 19th of August I was at Mr. Winter's house when a letter came with these four duplitates enclosed. The letter was directed to Mr. Winter.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go to Mr. Winter's house - A. I was sent for, and when I was at the house a letter came with the four duplicates of the four watches. The letter bears
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<interp inst="t18140216-6-person94" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's name; I went to the pawnbrokers, and desired them to stop the watches. The pawnbrokers produced the watches before the magistrate; they are all here; these are the four watches.</p>
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. Look at these four watches - A. They are all my property; three of them I made myself. I left them in my shop when I left town. My son took an inventory of all that was in my shop in my presence. I was close by him at the time; the prisoner was close by also.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<interp inst="t18140216-6-person104" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Do you know the watches - A. Yes, two of them; they are Mr. Winter's property. I saw the watches when I gave them the prisoner to hang up in the morning; they were missed about half past two in the afternoon.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. In the absence of Mr. Winter, my master, before I left him I heard of a situation at Uxbridge that would suit me a great deal better than his, accordingly, as I had a few shillings in my pocket I went, and when I went I had come too soon by a fortnight, and as I had left my master without any warning I did not return. I went to my father. I came up to town about a fortnight since, when I was taken into custody. I never pawned any of these watches.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. When you first saw him was he near the till - A. He was laying on his hands and knees; he was taking the till. I heard the till rattle when he went out. When I came in the till was hanging by the two bind quarters. My man was at the door; he heard me run out of the shop; he came up out of the kitchen, and stood at the door.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any thing in the till - A. Yes, two pounds fifteen shillings in penny pieces and halfpence, and a good many farthings. They are here. I have had the custody of them ever since. When I went to the office I could not say what precise sum was in the till. My wife had taken some halfpence out and put some more in. That is the precise sum when I came back. When I took the prisoner he asked me what I wanted of him; I said, if you come in the shop I will tell you. He said, you are mistaken, I am not the man. I am sure I am not mistaken; I never lost sight of him. He tried to get away; I tore his shirt and waistcoat; I took him to Worship-street office.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He told me that I had stolen a loaf at first.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There was a loaf on the counter; I do not know whether he meaned to take it or no. I had not left a loaf in that place on the counter; there were loaves in the window.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming from Hill-street, and passing by the prosecutor's shop I saw a young man outside of the door; he looked like a butcher. The prosecutor told a gentleman he saw a young man run out of the shop and go across the road; I said if I knew where the young man was I would find him. I did not know where he was.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dampier.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Where was the linen - A. Inside of the shop. They were hanging up inside of the shop. I cannot say who took them down. When I perceived them taken down I went into one corner of the shop and watched, having suspicion. I watched the prisoners walking up and down at one corner of the shop; after the prints were taken down I watched there for a quarter of an hour, and when they had an opportunity the prisoner Roke came in and put one of them on the top of the other.</p>
<p>Q. Roke entered the shop, did he - A. Yes, and put one of the prints on the other; he clapped his apron over them.</p>
<p>Q. He had an apron on then - A. Yes, he was in the act of taking them away; somebody came past at the time.</p>
<p>Q. Had he moved them from where they were - A. Yes; he had taken them down from where I put them. Somebody coming past at the time, Thatcher gave him a signal to be off. Thatcher was waiting outside at the door at the time; somebody came by; he gave him a signal to run off. I pursued him; both run off contrary ways. I pursued, and took the prisoner Roke;
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<interp inst="t18140216-8-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in the shop; as soon as I was disengaged the other witness came up, and told me that the prints were not in the same state as he put them in the morning; that he had seen the prisoners walk by the shop several times. I then went and watched as well as him. I observed the prisoners walk by the shop twice; the third time the prisoner Roke stepped into the shop; he took one piece of print up from a box; he put it on the other; he put his apron over it, and as he was going to take it away the other prisoner gave him a signal that somebody was coming.</p>
<p>Q.What was the signal - A. He touched him, which I understood to be a signal; then he dropped the print out of his apron, and run away. One of the pieces of print cost Mr. Hughes two shillings and four pence a yard, and the other one shilling and ten pence. They are forty-eight yards; twenty-four yards each. That was the prime cost.</p>
<p>Roke's Defence. I know nothing of the transaction.</p>
<p>Thatcher's Defence. I was twenty yards off when one of these gentlemen took me.</p>
<p>Roke called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>[The prisoners were recommended to mercy by the jury, on account of their good character.]</p>
<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The certificate read.)</p>
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<p>Taunton. I apprehended the prisoner on the 4th of February last, at the Three Jolly Butchers, Clare-market, in the parish of St. Clement's Danes. Nothing particular passed. I went in with a few other officers; I told him the charge against him, and took him to the office in Bow-street. He did not deny it, or his name; he declined saying any thing, even at the office.</p>
<p>Mr. Gurney, to Limbrick. If this be the same man it is fifteen years since this trial - A. Yes, it is.</p>
<p>Q. Do you say for fifteen years you recollect his person - A. Certainly. I have no doubt of his being the person; I knew him a long while before he was tried for that offence.</p>
<p>COURT. Do you know how he has been employed before you took him - A. I believe he is something in the tallow chandlery way.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have nothing to say.</p>
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<p>[The prisoner was recommended to mercy by the Jury on account of the length of the time.]</p>
<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. Did you see what she took - A. Yes, the shaving box; she then went out with it under her arm uncovered; I gave notice to Mr. Batley; he went after her directly.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I throw myself on the mercy of the court.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dampier.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you miss any thing when she was gone - A. No, I had not missed them until they were brought in. The ribbon was brought in by the officers. It was about eight o'clock when they were brought in.</p>
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<p>Prosecutrix. When the ribbon was brought in, I took out the drawer; it is a large drawer; I could not miss any number. I cannot say how many were in it. This ribbon I can swear to; it is about three yards. I cannot exactly say when I had seen it before the prisoner came in the shop.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent of the charge that is brought forward; as to the property being found on my person, I am at a loss how it came into my possession.</p>
<p>Q. to Prentis. Was she in liquor - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. The prisoner was in liquor when she came in my shop.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. It is a separate building by itself, is it not - A. Yes, and in the yard. I have seen the watch since.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-12-person146" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Saturday I took the two prisoners into custody, in company with Mr. Heath, in Red Lion-yard, Red Lion-street, Clerkenwell. They lodged together. I found this duplicate of the watch on the female prisoner; she gave it me out of her pocket when I was searching her.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor This is my watch that I left in the water-closet.</p>
<p>Hayward's Defence. On last Tuesday I went to the West end of the town; in Harford-street I met Mr. Wiatt, he took me into that gentleman's house; there I went into this water-closet. I unfortunately saw this watch lay down; I took the watch into my hand; I said to Mr. Wiatt, I have got a watch, what am I to do with it; he said, put the watch in pawn, if it is advertised I will take it out. I pawned the watch for two pounds five shillings in Covent Garden.</p>
<p>Hayward called one witness, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Q. Did you then hear any thing - A. There was then an alarm given of the flannel being stolen. I then went into the street; I saw the flannel under the prisoner's petticoats, sticking out. I brought the prisoner back to the shop; she dropped the flannel as soon as I took hold of her. I picked the flannel up, and took the flannel and the prisoner back to the shop. I had seen the flannel in the shop before the prisoner came in. This is the flannel; there is about twenty yards of it; it is worth two shillings and sixpence a yard. The flannel has Mr. Riches own private mark upon it. I can swear to its being Mr. Riches and Foreman's property.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-13-person160" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 31st of January, I was standing opposite of Mr. Riches and Foreman's door, I saw the prisoner take the flannel up in the shop; she brought it out. I gave the alarm; the shopman came out and took her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. About two yards from the door I picked the flannel up; this woman said, will you give me the flannel. I said, no; she said I will soon let you know it is mine. She ran immediately to the gentleman; he came and took me into the back parlour; he beat me with a rope.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dampier.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When had you seen it the last time before it was stolen - A. On Sunday night, at eleven o'clock. It was kept in a case on the table. I missed it on Monday morning, about nine o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Is the watch in court - A. It is. I lost two keys with it. I only know it is my husband's property.</p>
<p>Q. Did you suspect the prisoner - A. Yes. I took her in custody myself at the pawnbroker's. I gave her into the custody of an officer; he searched her in my presence; she had no duplicate. The pawnbroker produced the watch; he said the prisoner pawned it; she denied it.</p>
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<p>Prosecutrix. That is my husband's watch.</p>
<p>prisoner's Defence. I was going down Shoreditch, I met a gentlewoman; she asked me to go into the pawnbroker's, and pawn the watch; I did. When I came out I gave her the money and the duplicate; she gave me sixpence.</p>
<p>The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>MATTHEW HOLMES. I am in the employ of Messrs. North and Simpson. In consequence of what had passed on the 12th of February, I watched the prisoner; he left the warehouse at ten o'clock; that was sooner than usual of a Saturday night; I followed him; he turned up Little Bridge-street; it is a bye way, very private. I observed him to stoop near a dunghill; he took something out of his pockets, and put there: he returned to the warehouse; in less than half an hour he left the premises again, at eleven o'clock. I then followed him again; I saw him stoop at the same place where he had stooped before. He then appeared to take up something, and put it into his pockets: he went on towards his home, as I presume; I followed him, and stopped him on Ludgate-hill; I felt in his pocket, and found some soap there. I told him he must return again to his masters. He went with me. I found his pockets to contain three pounds weight of soap. Upon the soap being produced, the prisoner said, in the presence of Mr. Graham, it was the first time he had taken any thing, went down on his knees, and hoped he would forgive him. The other soap is here. This soap I found in the prisoners pockets is both yellow and mottled; it is worth three shillings; it is three pounds in the whole. I cannot swear to soap.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-15-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , myself; these are the names of all the partners. When Holmes brought back the prisoner to our warehouse, I told the prisoner we had suspected him of robbing us a considerable time. He said, it was the first time, fell on his knees, and begged we would forgive him of that offence. We sent for Harper, the constable.</p>
<p>Holmes. I went with Harper to search the prisoner's lodgings; we found about forty or fifty pounds weight of soap, cut up in pieces.</p>
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<p>Mr. Graham. We dealt in this kind of soap; we had such kind of soap in our warehouse. One of the pieces of soap has the appearance of having laid on a dunghill.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have a counsel to speak for me; I do not know what to say.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Moss. That is like our verditer; it is worth half-a-guinea; there is three pounds of it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I took it to paint my room.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18140216-17-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am horse-keeper to Mr. Bennett. On the 10th of February, about a quarter before four in the afternoon, I went into the privy; I had not been there above two minutes before this man came in, he went into the factory; he looked in, and went out again; he looked in the yard, and went into the tripe-shop. I heard the water rattle in the water tub, where the goods lay; he came out of the tripe-house. He went across the yards, he saw a blue apron hanging on a brick wall, drying, he took it, and tied it round him. I stepped out of the privy, and said, halloo, my friend, what are you going to do with that; he looked over his left shoulder, saw me, he flung the apron down, and directly he ran out of the yard, and I after him; I collared him, and took him to Mr. Bennett. He had got the tripe wrapped up in his jacket.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the prisoner - A. I saw him once before, he came to see one of the men that worked there; he said he was an Irishman. The tripe that he had in his jacket was nine pounds and a half; he took it out of the backs.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I took it, and he took it from me again; I am a poor cracked brain fellow. I did not know what I was about; the devil was tempting me to take it. I have been in his Majesty's service ever since the day I was born, and now next May I am going to serve my king and country until I die in glory.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. These persons cannot swear that they saw me put any thing in the bag. I never knew there were any thing in the bag.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Did you know her before - A. She had been in my shop repeatedly before.</p>
<p>Q. You did not observe her take the piece of shawls, did you - A. No. I had not the least suspicion she was a thief. These shawls were laying on the counter just by her elbow.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-19-person212" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a servant to Mr. Gregory. I missed the shawls after the prisoner went out of the shop; I had placed them on the counter just before she came in. I told Mr. Gregory; he sent me after her. I went, and found her at the corner of Long-alley, just going into a gin shop with the shawls; I brought her back and the shawls into my master's shop. These are the shawls; I can swear to their being my master's property. The value of them is half-a-guinea. I brought back the prisoner with the shawls upon her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. There was another woman in the shop, she was as likely to take them as me. I am quite innocent of it.</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. Whose hand was that - A. The prisoner Harding's hand that was in my breeches pocket. As soon as I had lost the note I went and informed the inward keeper; he asked me what reward I would give; I told him I would give a pound for my watch.</p>
<p>Q. Who said what reward would you give - A. One of the turnkeys; I said, I would give a one-pound note reward. I came again on the next day, Sunday, the 27th, to see whether my watch was come forward; the turnkey said, he could restore the watch to me, but he must have a pound first; I gave a pound in silver into his hands, and I received my watch.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181402160012"/>Q. Are you clear that Levy was the man that took your watch - A.Yes, I am positive to that, and I am sure that Harding took the note. After I found the situation I was in, I remarked the people that I catched in the fact.</p>
<p>Q.Who gave you the watch - A. The inner locksmans, I believe they call him; he unlocked the gate.</p>
<p>- EVERETT. I am a shoemaker; I am brother-in-law to Woodhouse; I married his sister. On the 26th of December, I went to see a friend of mine that is confined in Newgate for a small misdemeanour, and just as we entered into the middle yard my mother called out he had lost his watch. I was about a yard and a half behind. I saw the watch in Levy's hands. I catched hold of Levy, and was trying to get the watch; the others came round, and put me away. I could not see what became of the watch at all.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any more - A. No; the others all rushed up stairs; my brother came to me, and said he had lost the five-pound note out of his pocket.</p>
<p>Q. to Woodhouse. Did you ever recover your watch - A. Yes, here it is; my five-pound note I never recovered. I offered fifty shillings reward for it. I understood the five-pound note was taken from the prisoner by the wardsman.</p>
<p>Q. What kind of a push was it when your watch was taken from you - A. It was a squeezing up against me; there were a dozen or twenty round me; no violence; I think they call it a hustling; it was only pressing against me. I had a good deal of showing about; no blows was struck, it was done in so short a time, and when they had got their prey, there was a signal, a whistle; they then all flew up stairs directly.</p>
<p>Levy's Defence. I was in the yard; I saw a row in the yard. He did not see the watch in my hand; I know nothing at all about it.</p>
<p>Harding's Defence. He was two or three times in the yard; he never said any thing about me till last Wednesday. He told Mr. Davis, the turnkey, it was a man in a velveteen jacket. I never wore a velveteen jacket.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-22-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I belong to Bow-street. On Monday the 7th of February, I saw the three prisoners in Holborn, at the shop window of Mr. Grosvenor, and while they were there, the prisoner Burrell put his hand into his right hand pocket and pulled out a knife from that pocket; at Mr. Grosvenor's window he opened the knife and put it to the putty of the window, and as soon as he put it to the putty of the window I saw the glass fly across. Mr. Grosvenor came up to the door, and spoke to the lads, and they ran away. I followed them, and Mr. Grosvenor followed me to inform me that the window was broken. I then followed the boys down Holborn, until they came to Fleet-market, to a linen-draper's shop on the right hand side of the market. I followed them down Watling-street, where they cracked another window, and after they had done so a person disturbed them; they crept into an orange shop and stole some oranges and nuts. I pursued them to Mr. Atkinson's shop in Lombard-street. At this time it was about seven o'clock. Burrell placed himself at Mr. Atkinson's shop window; Solomon and Morris were at the door watching the motions of the persons in the shop. Burrell pulled out a knife and put it to the putty of the window; it gave a crack, and a piece of glass came out. I heard the crack. At the moment the knife was applied to the putty a piece of glass came out; then he left the window, and joined Morris and Solomon. Burrell left the window again, and Solomon and Morris left the door and went to the door adjoining the shop, in Lombard-street. Burrell put his hand into the window, and pulled out a shoe, which shoe he gave to Solomon, and Solomon gave it to Morris. Burrell then returned, and took the second shoe; he gave it to Solomon, and Solomon gave it to Morris as he had done before. He was then returning to the window again, and at that time a person was coming out with the shutters to shut up the shop. I then laid hold of Solomon and Morris, and on
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<p>Prosecutor. These are my shoes.</p>
<p>Morris's Defence. The square of glass was broken at the time.</p>
<p>COURT, Q. to Prosecutor. Was this pane of glass broken - A. Not to my knowledge; another pane of glass was broken, and it remains broken now.</p>
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<p>JOHN EVANS. I am a servant to Mr. Lloyd. After the prisoner went out of the shop I followed him, and told him to come back; instead of following me back to the shop he turned into the court. I saw him come out of the court; he came to the shop afterwards. I was sent back to the court afterwards for the tobacco, which I found, and brought to the shop. It was covered over with paper, and the lining of his hat was on it.</p>
<p>WILLIAM WORRALL. I produce the tobacco. This tobacco was delivered to me by Mr. Roberts; after that, I searched the prisoner's lodgings; his wife delivered this tobacco to me; she said it was what he had brought in in the morning.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. That tobacco never was in my hat. The back window of our manufactory comes in this court, and the lower panes of glass are out of the window; it is easy for any body to throw tobacco out into this court.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>SAMUEL SHEPHARD. I am an officer. In consequence of information that Mr. Wood's porter was robbing him, I watched for the prisoner. On Thursday I met the prisoner and let him pass me some way, and seeing him walk rather awkward I followed him and stopped him; I asked him what he had about him; he said, nothing but broken victuals which the cook had given him by the order of Mr. Wood. I searched him; in his breeches I found three quarters of a pound of butter. I took him back to Mr. Wood; he then said he had the butter given to him in the street.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have been trusted with various sums of money, I never made any mistake with the money; and on last Saturday night Mr. Wood's cook gave me some soup, and when I turned it into a dish I saw a silver spoon; I took it back on Monday morning. I throw myself on your lordship's mercy, and beg Mr. Wood's pardon.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. About what time was your cargo delivered - A. She was cleared the 9th of this month, and in the course of delivering the goods I was two pieces of Russia duck deficient. The bale was opened for the purpose of getting it out of the place; it was stationed in my state-room; it was too large to get it out whole, therefore they took it out by pieces, and on my finding that I was two pieces of Russia linen deficient I mentioned it to Blanch.</p>
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<p>Q. Were you in the docks in that ship in the month of January - A. Yes. On Tuesday the 18th,
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<p>Q. What time was it you saw it first - A. A little after breakfast, and I saw it again between three and four in the afternoon in the same place. I saw part of it in the same place; part was gone; about half a piece apparently was gone.</p>
<p>Q.When was it you saw a half piece - A. On the 19th, the next day. I perceived a piece and a half was left, and that half a piece was gone. On Wednesday I saw the other half piece underneath the bed cabin. It was about one o'clock I saw it underneath the bed cabin. I first saw a piece and a half, the next day I saw the half piece.</p>
<p>Q.About what o'clock did you see the half piece - A. About one o'clock I saw the half piece underneath the bed cabin in the forecastle; that was a few yards from the shot locker. On Wednesday I mentioned it to Blanch; the other prisoner was on shore. I told him on Tuesday I saw the two pieces underneath the shot locker, that it had been removed. Blanch said Brennan was on shore; we should tell him of it; he added that it would be better to tell the captain, and we should not be blamed, and then they would make a seizure of it. He said there were two boys who had run away, it might be imputed to them, and they would be transported for it. We
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<p>Q. How soon afterwards did you miss the Russia duck out of the place where you saw it - A. Directly after this conversation I went to the place where I had seen it, and found it was missing.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-25-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am mate of the Lord Harlington. I was informed where the Russia duck was; I was directed by the Captain to watch who should take it away from that place; for the purpose of seeing that, I placed myself close to the bulk head, forward; I then commanded a view of the sleeping place of the two prisoners; they were in bed at the time I was stationed there. I saw Brennan get out bed. I saw one of the prisoners take the Russia duck from under the bed cabin; he placed it in the clew of his hammock. The other was by at the time. Then Brennan got on his back; he was partly dressed. I cannot say which of them laid it on his back; they were both together. Blanch tied his breeches with rope yarn; the waistband would not meet.</p>
<p>Q. Then the Russia duck was in the waistband of his breeches - A. Yes. I then went on deck, and sent for a police officer; the officer came, and found the duck on his person.</p>
<p>Mr. Alley. Smuggling is done as secret as possible - A. Yes.</p>
<p>MR. CLARK. I am a Thames police constable. The captain came for me. I took this piece of Russia duck from Brannan's back; it was fastened round his waistband with rope yarn. This is the half piece I took from his back; the other has not been found. When I found it upon Brennan he said it was the first thing he had done ever since he had been in the employ.</p>
<p>Q. to Captain Hall. Was that the Russia duck that was on board your vessel - A. Yes; it is ten yards.</p>
<p>Blanch's Defence. This piece of Russia linen the two boys that run away from the ship, they said they bought it in Russia; they asked us to buy it; we gave them twelve shillings for it.</p>
<p>Brennan said nothing in his defence.</p>
<p>Brennan called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Was it fastened - A. I cannot swear to that; it was shut close; it generally fastens when it is shut close. When I went into the shop I found the window open; I then missed a Cheshire cheese and some bread. The Cheshire cheese was standing in the window; the window goes into the street.</p>
<p>Q. You did not see any body there the second time, did you - A. I did not see any person</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-26-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> together in Pie-street. The water being in the kennel I could not easily cross.
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<interp inst="t18140216-26-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> went away on seeing me crossing; he started directly; he knew me. I got hold of Sandiford, and sent Pople after Thompson. Pople, instead of taking Thompson, brought Young. I tied them two together with a pocket handkerchief; I said I suppose you know what this is for; they said, no. I then said, what have you done with the cheese; they both said they had not got it, Fourteen penny Jack had got it; that is Cook. Then they went with me to where they supposed they should find Cook. Cook was not there to be found. They said in going along they both assisted in taking the cheese, and that Cook was to give them a shilling a piece. When they shared the cheese they also said, why did not I take Thompson, he was as much in it as they were. I secured them, and went to Thompson's lodgings, there I found
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<p>Q. Who opened the window - A.Young, Cook, and
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<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. You said you lost some bread; what loaves were they - A. Some half-quarterns and some two-penny and three-penny loaves. There were two whole loaves left in the window.</p>
<p>Cook's Defence. I had no hand in it.</p>
<p>Sandiford's Defence. I know nothing about it.</p>
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<p>Young's Defence. The same.</p>
<p>COOK, GUILTY, aged 15.</p>
<p>SANDIFORD, GUILTY, aged 12.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q.When had you seen the spoons - A. I saw the dessert-spoons before I went out.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen any of these things since - A. Only the two gowns and the watch I have seen since.</p>
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<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Look at the watch - A. This is my watch; it is the watch I lost out of my house. I have never got my spoons again.</p>
<p>Q. to Thisselton. Produce the shift and two gowns - A. These two gowns I found in the prisoner's bundle in the room when I apprehended her. She said she had cut the bodies off to make petticoats of them, and this shift was sent to me by Mr. Nicolls, pawnbroker, of Brentford; he is at Union-hall today. He gave the shift to Mr. Mitchell, who gave it to me to-day.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. The gowns and the shift are mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am very sorry.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 18.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I know nothing of it.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dampier.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes, I remember seeing him at my master's house on Tuesday the 5th of October; he came there; he asked me if my master was at home; I said, no, he was not at home, but he would be at home at five o'clock; he said, that was strange, he had promised to meet him there at half past two. He said no more to me, but walked down the passage into the back parlour. I am sure he is the man. The next time I saw him again was a fortnight ago last Saturday.</p>
<p>Q. How long were you talking with him - A. About two minutes.</p>
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<p>Q. Had you ever seen him before - A. No, never; he is the same man. When I gave him the six pounds fifteen shillings for the watch, he took out of his pocket three gold seals and a key. I gave him fifteen shillings for them. I asked him where he got the watch; he said he bought it of the maker, Mr. Watford, in Ryder-street, St. James's. He said he was going to Gibralter the next week, it was of no use his pledging it, he might not be back in time to redeem it, but if I had it when he came back he would purchase it again of me. I asked him his name, and where he lived; he said his name was
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<p>Q. That is the prisoner - A. Yes; and offered me another watch to pledge. I looked steadfastly at him; he said, I sold you a gold watch a few months ago, have you parted with that. I told him I had, and I immediately sent for an officer; the officer came; I gave him into custody.</p>
<p>ANTHONY ESSEX. I received the watch; I gave my daughter the watch.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Can you swear to the watch - A.No.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I can swear to the watch.</p>
<p>Mr. Essex. I gave the watch to my daughter; I can swear to it; the number of it was entered in my book, and this watch answers to that number. I know the watch from the general appearance of it; the maker's name on it is W. Watford, Ryder-street, St. James's. I gave it to my daughter a long time ago; it is near three years ago.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence; called four witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>[The prisoner was recommend to mercy by the jury and the prosecutor on account of his being a young man of good character.]</p>
<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. What is Bunney - A. He is a broker, and keeps an old iron shop. I went into the house; I saw the stockings; Bunney was not at home. I saw a woman and a little girl. I claimed the stockings, the mug, and a chamber-pot. I did not see the apron. I afterwards saw Bunney, I told him the things were mine; he said, he gave fifteen pence for the stockings, and sixpence for the crockeryware. I have never seen the stockings since; the crockery I have got. It was Friday when I lost the things. On Monday afterwards, about six o'clock in the evening, I passed the woman prisoner in the passage, I asked her what she wanted, it was dark; she said, she wanted to go into the privy. I said, I think you are the woman that robbed me last week; I had her taken into custody. My wife told me she had confessed taking the things, and selling them to Bunney.</p>
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<p>Bunney's Defence. To the best of my knowledge I bought the goods of the woman Stokes; she said they were her own, she sold them for distress; the crockeryware I put out publicly for sale.</p>
<p>Bunney called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>Prosecutor. This is the hamper that was in my care.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was out of work; in Somerset-street this gentleman asked me to carry it; I said, I would if he would pay me; he carried my hat. He was walking by me when I was taken in custody.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dampier.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prosecutor. Some of the brushes have my mark, others are of my manufacturing; I know them to be mine, all of them.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Heath.</p> </div1>
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<p>RICHARD COVEY. I am an apprentice to Mr. Kent.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember the circumstance of the prisoner being taken to the office to be examined by the magistrate - A. Yes, he gave me the keys at Marlborough-street office; he told me to take these keys to the Black Dog to a man of the name of
<persName id="t18140216-33-person342"> Joseph Handy
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<interp inst="t18140216-33-person342" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and tell Handy to go to his wife and tell her to take the things out of his desk, and one of the keys would open his desk. I believe there were three keys; I gave the keys to my master.</p>
<p>MR. KENT. I gave the same keys to my clerk, Baldry.</p>
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<interp inst="t18140216-33-person343" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am clerk to Mr. Kent. On Monday, the 3rd of January, Mr. Kent gave me the keys with directions to go to Faulkener's lodgings; I went, and took a man with me. I told Faulkener's wife that her husband was in custody; I asked her for the things in the desk; I found nothing in the desk, nor in that room. At last I got a box open, I found the things now produced; there are twelve brush-boards, two of them are brushes completely.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I know these brush-boards to be my property; I never sell them in that state. At the office the prisoner confessed of having taken them.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am a young hand with Mr. Kent. When I saw a board lay waste I picked it up. Some of the boards are worn out by paper-stainers; brush-boards have been worn out by the paper-stainers.</p>
<p>The prisoner called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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