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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210001"/>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 21st of JUNE, 1815, and following days,
<p>BEING THE SIXTH SESSIONS IN THE MAYORALTY OF The Right Honourable
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<persName id="f18150621-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY J. A. DOWLING, CLEMENT'S INN.</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>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210002"/>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 Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you lose sight of him at all - A. No, I did not; not at all. I am sure he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-1-person55" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a printer. I was returning home from my work, when this affair happened. I saw the prisoner running, and heard a cry of stop thief. He was pursued by the last witness. I tried to stop him; he struck at me, but did not hit me, because I stumbled back against a door-way. He passed me, and ran up Plough-court, into Carey-street; upon which, I pursued him, crying stop thief; he turned to the right, towards Chancery-lane. Two gentlemen were coming along with a lady, and he ran across the way, and put his back against the wall. I went up, and took him, and he asked for mercy, and that is all I know.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When you was before the magistrate, you said, you stopped me?</p>
<p>COURT. And so he did. You did not go any further.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-1-person56" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I received the prisoner and boots into my custody.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. Now, Mr. Britton. Look at these boots, are they your property - A. They are.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. To Hardy. Are these the same boots that you picked up - A. Yes, they are.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. To Britton. Was your shop door shut, or open - A. Shut.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see me - A. No, I did not see you at all.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>683.
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<interp inst="t18150621-2-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I produce the sheets, I received them in the prisoner's name, but don't know her person; I live at Mrs. Fothergill's.</p>
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<persName id="t18150621-2-person64"> Mary Blow
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<interp inst="t18150621-2-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Messrs. Summers, and Gadesbye's, they are pawnbrokers. I took in the quilt, but I don't know the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-2-person66"> Mary Blow
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<interp inst="t18150621-2-person66" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . That quilt is mine; it is a piece of patchwork of my own working.</p>
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<p>COURT. Were are the tickets - A. Here they are.</p>
<p>Q. To Martin. Is that the ticket you gave the prisoner for the quilt - A. It is.</p>
<p>Q. To Walter. Is the other, the one you gave for the sheets - A. It is.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-2-person68"> WILLIAM BLOW
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<interp inst="t18150621-2-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the husband of
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<p>Q. I suppose Mr. Blow, you know nothing more than your wife has told us - A. No, nothing more.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. The humble petition of Elizabeth Green, sheweth, that she is an unfortunate woman, and rented a room of the prosecutrix, for the weekly sum of four shillings and sixpence; that your petitioner always most punctually paid her rent, until this time, when she was driven by distress to commit the act which has brought her before this bar. She fully intended, and told the prosecutrix that she would, leave every thing as she found it. I was about to go and get these things out, when the officer took me into custody, and I surrendered up the tickets freely, and without hesitation. By receiving the mercy of the honourable judge and jury, your petitioner will for ever feel bound to pray.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>684.
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<p>Q. What is your master - A. He is a
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<p>Q. Where is the dwelling-house situated - A. At
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<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210004"/>Q. Is there a mill against it - A. There is.</p>
<p>Q. Is there a communication between both - A. there is.</p>
<p>(A plan of the premises was here put into the hands of the witness.)</p>
<p>Q. Does that represent your master's premises? is it like them - A. It is.</p>
<p>Q. The mill is under the same roof with the dwelling-house - A. It is.</p>
<p>Q. Well, go on, relate what occured - A. My mistress told me to make secure the door; which I did, about half past nine in the evening of the 12th.</p>
<p>Q. Did you look at the window then - A. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. When did you go to bed - A. At about eleven o'clock, sir.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any alarm in the night - A. I did, at about one o'clock; I heard a noise, which induced me to look out of the window; I could see nothing, but I heard my master's voice, telling me to open the front door, which was close to the mill; I went down stairs; I then saw my master, and his man, Miles, struggling with Bailey, the prisoner at the bar; it was near the front door of the house, which was close to the mill.</p>
<p>Q. What did they do with Bailey - A. They had him down against the gate.</p>
<p>Q. Well, what then - A. They took him into the house. He called out very plain for help when he was out of doors. I went to call Brown, the carter, but they had got him in then.</p>
<p>Q. Were you in the same room when Brown came - A. I was.</p>
<p>Q. What then passed - A. My master asked him how he intended to carry away the flour, and he said, upon my back.</p>
<p>Q. Was any thing said about the window - A. Not to my knowledge. My master asked him, what was become of the candle, and he said, he might make himself happy where the candle was.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go into the mill, and perceive how the flour was - A. In the morning I went into the mill, and saw some strange bags; I mean they were not my master's; some were full, and some were empty.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the bags in the mill the night before - A. I had not.</p>
<p>Q. Is your master a quaker - A. He is.</p>
<p>Q. Is his man, Miles, also a quaker - A. He is.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-3-person76">Q. Henry Miles</persName> is the name - A. It is.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-3-person77" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. I believe you are carter to the prosecutors - A. I am, sir.</p>
<p>Q. Were you called up at any time, in the night of the 12th of May, by the last witness - A. I was, sir; when I went, Mr. Miles and my master had the prisoner in the house.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. I do, sir; I have seen him; he lives at Belfont, about three miles off, from where my master lives. He did not say any thing at first, but afterwards he said, that he knew he had done wrong.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure there was no promise or threat nor any thing of the kind - A. Not in the least,</p>
<p>Q. You say, he at first said nothing; what did he afterwards say - A. He said, he knew he had done wrong, and wished my master had shot him at once out of the way.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been in the mill the night before - A. No, sir; I had not.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-3-person78"> THOMAS SEXTON
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<interp inst="t18150621-3-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. You are the constable who took the prisoner and the bags and flour into your custody - A. I was.</p>
<p>Q. Now, was there any threat or promise made use of to him - A. No.</p>
<p>Q. Well, then go on - A. When I took him before Mr. Henderson, the magistrate, he made a confession.</p>
<p>Q. Was that confession taken down in writing - A. It was. I have the bags and flour in my custody, I suppose it may be worth three pound ten shillings, or twelve.</p>
<p>"The confession taken before the magistrate, was here read, and stated, that the prisoner, and a man named Seabrook, and another named Collins, broke into the mill by the window, and were proceeding out of the door, when they were stopped by Mr. Hagan, and the other man and Seabrook made off."</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-3-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Q. I believe Mr. Walker, you are solicitor for the prosecution - A. I am.</p>
<p>Q. In consequence of a letter from the prosecutor, what did you do - A. I and Mr. Hagan went together to see the prisoner in prison; I made no promise, nor threat, nor any thing of the kind, nor said, that it would be better for him to confess. He said, he was very sorry for his crime; he went down on his knees to Mr. Hagan; he said, he went to the house, and undid the window, by taking out a square of glass, and removing a wedge which fastened the window down; that a man named Collins, and a man named Seabrook, were with him, but Seabrook remained on the out side to watch, and he and Collins got in at the window, and came out by unfastening the door.</p>
<p>Q. Did he state why he came out - A. Yes; in consequence of an alarm, given by Seabrook, and he was taken in the door-way, half in and half out.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>685.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-4-off19 t18150621-4-crimeloc21"/>, and taking from her person and against her will, a bundle, containing two handkerchiefs, a pair of shoes, and other articles </rs>.</p>
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<persName id="t18150621-4-person83"> ANN PALMER
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<interp inst="t18150621-4-person83" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the wife of
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<interp inst="t18150621-4-person84" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I live at No. 11, Sackville-street, Bethnal Green. I was returning home from Edmonton, on the evening of the 23rd of May; Mrs. Chaplain was with me; at about a quarter before ten, we were in Kingsland-road. The reason I was so late was that I was in expectation of a friend accompaning us home. I had a bundle in my hand, which contained two pair of shoes, two handkerchiefs, and some other little things; the shoes belonged to me, and the rest of the things to Mrs. Chaplin. Nothing
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210005"/>happened to us until we came opposite to the Duchess of York public-house, at the same side of the way, a man came up to the side of me from the fields, by the side of the public-house, and laid hold of my bundle; he did not say a word.</p>
<p>Q. Did he snatch it - A. No; he took hold of it, and tried to take it away; I resisted. He threw me down; by which means, he got the bundle, and ran away with it across the fields. I screamed out, murder, and two men came out of the Duchess of York, who followed him across the fields. I know the man; he was the prisoner at the bar; I looked at him while we were struggling for the bundle.</p>
<p>Q. Were you frightened - A. I was.</p>
<p>Q. Did you notice the man sufficiently to know that it was the prisoner at the bar? don't speak if you have any doubt - A. I am sure he is the man; he had on a light great coat, with white trowsers.</p>
<p>Q. Had he a hat on - A. He had a hat when he first came up to me; which he lost in the scuffle, and it was picked up by Mrs. Chaplin. When he ran away, he went without his hat. The next time I saw him was on the Sunday following, at Worship-street office; I could swear to him at that time. I had been to Edmonton, to see my mother; it was close to the door of the Duchess of York public-house that I was robbed; there were no persons near.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. I was very much terrified; I resisted much; I was very much alarmed; but from the view I had of the person who robbed me, I am certain it was the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-4-person85" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Thomas-street. On the evening of the 23rd, I and Mrs. Palmer were returning from Edmonton; I was going before her; a man came up to Mrs. Palmer; he did not speak; I heard the cry of murder, and turned round, when I saw Mrs. Palmer and the man struggling together; I could not assist her in the least, because I had a young child in my arms. The man was pulling the bundle out of her hand; she resisted very much, and he threw her down, and got the bundle. By her screaming murder, two young men came out of the Duchess of York. When he got the bundle, he ran across the fields.</p>
<p>Q. Was it before the two young men came out of the public-house, that the man who robbed Mrs. Palmer, ran across the fields - A. He was in the fields when they came out. One of the young men is here, his name is Sullivan. I did not see the man's hat fall, but I picked it up after he ran away. I should not know the hat if I saw it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe the man so as to know him again if you should see him - A. No, I did not, I only knew his dress; he had on a light great coat, and a pair of white trowsers.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-4-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a weaver. I live in Old Haggerston, in the parish of Shoredicth. I was in the Dutchess of York public-house, on the evening of the 23rd of May; I heard the cry of murder, I thought it came from a woman. I and another young man ran out. We saw a man running across the fields; it was a moon-light night. We ran after him, but could not overtake him; I saw he had no hat on. The other young man is not here. We lost sight of him at first, but Mr. Harris, who lives next door told us.</p>
<p>COURT. We can't hear what Mr. Harris told you.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-4-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a dustman, I saw the prisoner at the Prince of Wale's public-house, in Oliver-lane, on Thursday night; I do not know what Thursday; it was after Easter, but I don't remember whether it was before Whit Monday. The prisoner was taken into custody on the Saturday after the Thursday on which I saw him. I asked the prisoner to drink with me. We had known each other. He said, I am in work now Jack, and said, he should be a pint with me. He also said he wanted to buy a hat; I said, I will sell you mine Henry; he said, what will you take for it I said five shillings, he said, he would give it me. I asked him what he had done with his own, and he said, he had cut the rim off, when he was at work in the brick-fields. He asked me if Mr. Armstrong the officer had enquired for him, at Mr. Clarke's in Oliver-lane, because he believed there was some information, against him; I told him, I did not see Mr. Armstrong there; he said, he would take the hat of me and was to have met me on the Saturday following to give me the money, when I heard that he was taken up.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner. Q. Did you ever see me at all - A. Yes, I did; in bed.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. He told the magistrate that he did not see me, for the bed clothes were over my face - A. I told the magistrate that I went over to look at you the night before, and you immediately covered your face over with the bed clothes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. How was this money concealed about you, was it loose or in a pocket-book - A. It was loose in my coat pocket.</p>
<p>COURT. You must go to the banker's where you received these notes, and tell them to send their clerk to identify the numbers.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-7-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer of the Thames Police office. On the morning of the 17th of last month, Captain Duncan applied to me, and informed me of the robbery. I immediately went to Franes's house; Franes has kept it for a number of years. In consequence of some information which I received there, I apprehended the prisoner a few hours afterwards, about ten o'clock, I found him in a public-house, drinking at the bar, and I found upon him, eight one-pound Bank of England notes, three three-shilling pieces, and some halfpence. I traced him to the houses where he had changed the notes, and all the persons are here. The prisoner was very much in liquor.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. That witness has taken away a commission from me - A. I have, my lord; he has been a Custom House officer.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-7-person106" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Broad-street, St. George's in the East. I changed a ten-pound note for the prisoner, which was afterwards given to the last witness, Mr. Smith.</p>
<p>Q. To Smith. You have the twenty-pound note, and the ten-pound note; where did you get the ten-pound note - A. I got it of Mrs. Annesley, who received it from Mrs. Frost.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you get the twenty-pound note - A. From Mr. Edwards, in Old Gravel-lane.</p>
<p>Q. To Mrs. Frost. Look at that ten-pound note, do you know it - A. I do, I indorsed it. I gave all the notes to Mrs. Call in change, endorsed.</p>
<p>Q. To Smith. Have you the eight one-pound bank notes which you found on the prisoner - A. I have; here they are.</p>
<p>Q. To Mrs. Frost. Look at these eight notes, and tell us if those are the note which you gave Mrs. Call in change - A. They are.</p>
<p>ANN CALL. I carried a ten-pound note to Mrs. Frost to get changed; which I got from the prisoner. I took his note to be changed, and I gave him these eight one-pound notes, some three-shilling pieces, and six pence halfpenny in copper.</p>
<p>HOWSON EDWARDS. I gave a twenty-pound note to Smith, the officer. I received it from
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<p>Mrs. Call. I got the ten-pound note from the prisoner, about eight o'clock in the morning, of the 17th.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-7-person109" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am an unfortunate girl. I slept at 4, Swan-alley, on the night of the 16th of May, with the prisoner, and in the same room with the prosecutor. The prisoner went away in the morning, about five o'clock; I let him out. The prosecutor was very much in liquor.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. I should wish to ask that witness how much she got from me - A. You gave me a three-shilling piece on the over night to sleep with me, and in the morning I asked you for more, and you pulled out twopence halfpenny, and said that was all the money you had.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Are you certain that the handkerchief which you found upon him, was the handkerchief which you missed - A. I am.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. Did you not say that if I would give you two pounds, you would not prosecute me - A. No, I did not.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-8-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I saw the prisoner in company with a woman, about three o'clock, on the 13th of May. I saw the pocketbook with him then. I was afterwards applied to by the prosecutor, to take him into custody; I did, and he acknowledged to me then, that he did take the notes; that he changed one and that the woman with whom I saw him, stole the rest.</p>
<p>COURT. Who proves that this was the dwelling-house of Cleveland?</p>
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<p>GUILTY, aged 61,</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>690.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-9-off44 t18150621-9-crimeloc46"/>. On the 15th of May; I lost some property; I lost a black coat, a black waistcoat, a pair of kerseymere breeches, and gaiters, a pair of nankeen pantaloons, two pockets, a white dimity petticoat, a black stuff one, and various other articles. I went out between the hours of two and three in the afternoon, and when returning, I met the prisoner coming out of my house, with these different articles in her apron; she went on; I overtook her, and found the property on her.</p>
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<persName id="t18150621-9-person133"> George Basell
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<interp inst="t18150621-9-person133" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Those are my property; altogether they are worth about forty-eight or forty-nine shillings. When I took the prisoner, I asked her how she could strip me in this kind of way, and she said, she did not mean to hurt me. The things were delivered into the hands of Mr. Gillissey, the officer. I can't tell how she got into the house.</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 18,</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>691.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-10-off49 t18150621-10-crimeloc52"/>. On the 5th of June last, about one o'clock in the morning, I heard a noise. The shop and the house had been fastened up the night previous. I was alarmed by this noise, and immediately got up;
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<p>Cross-examined. It was dark, but still I am enabled positively to swear to the person of the man who struck me. I belong to St. Ann's parish; the constable of the night is not here. When I came up to Fish, I did not tell him that the prisoner was the man who struck me. I gave the bundle to the constable of the night. Fish is here.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-10-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. I was on duty on the morning of the 6th of June. I heard a rattle spring, and a few minutes before two, I saw a man running, and stopped him; it was the prisoner.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. I stopped him because I heard a rattle spring. He had no stick. There was another man running down after him; he was running in a direction from Crown-street, towards Crumpton-street. I have seen the prisoner before, but I don't know him. I saw no bundle. I gave the man to the second witness.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-10-person142" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer of the public office of Marlborough-street. I received the linen to advertise; I was making out an advertisement when Mr. Pincott came in, and identified it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-10-person143" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
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<p>
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<p>"
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<p>Cross-examined. I had only had this linen in the shop two or three days, and had not sold any of it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<persName id="t18150621-11-person153"> Thomas Shennaker
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<interp inst="t18150621-11-person153" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I can swear to the hammer-cloth; the door was in the same situation and the same state when I examined it as when I went to bed on the night previous to the robbery.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-11-person154"> PATRICK CRAWLEY
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<interp inst="t18150621-11-person154" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. On the 21st of May, I was in Browlow-street, Long Acre, between one and two in the morning, I was standing talking to the patrole and another watchman, and I heard a foot coming along on the other side of the way; I crossed, leaving the patrole and watchman, and saw a man coming along with a box coat, and the prisoner was behind him. I knew the prisoner before; I saw some glass under his coat, by the light from my lanthorn. I went to lay hold of him; the other man ran off, and so did he. I cried stop thief, and sprung my rattle. He let drop the glass immediately. I never lost sight of him until he was stopped by my pal, the watchman; seeing him secured, I pursued the man with the box coat, which he dropped, together with the hammer-cloth, and escaped.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-11-person155"> MICHAEL CULLEN
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<interp inst="t18150621-11-person155" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>
<interp inst="t18150621-11-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. I was standing at the corner of Charles-street, Drury-lane, and I heard a rattle spring in Brownlow-street; I saw the prisoner running from Brownlow-street, and a man pursuing him; that man was some neighbour, but I do not know him. I saw the prisoner run up Drury lane, and up King street; I immediately pursued him; I never lost sight of him until I stopped him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. Did you take me, or did the other person take me - A. I cried stop thief; the other man who was standing at the corner of Brownlow-street stopped you, and I took charge of you.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-11-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a patrole. I was in company with Crawley, at the corner of Brownlow-street. The account Crawley has given is all true; I should give the same.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-11-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. I was in company with
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. How can they say I had glass, when I was not in Browlow-street at all. I heard the cry of stop thief, and joined in the pursuit. I heard some glass smash down at my heels just before.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>693.
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<p>MR.
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<p>Cross-examined. This happened in the middle of the open day; the last time I saw my pocket-book previous to its being stolen, was in Bow-lane. My coat is not swallow tailed, and the pocket-book could not have fallen out.</p>
<p>MR.
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<interp inst="t18150621-12-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing talking to a friend in Watling-street, on the 9th of June, about thirty yards from the corner of Friday-street; I saw the prisoner, and two other suspicious looking characters on the other side of the way. I observed to my friend, that they were after no good, and I would watch them. I had scarcely made the observation, before one of them went in front of the last witness, who was walking along, and just as he came between the post and the corner, stopped short, and the other two closed up. I then saw the prisoner at the bar, thrust his hand into his pocket, and pull out the pocket-book. I immediately sprang forward, and collared him; upon which, the other two men made their escape, and the prisoner threw the pocket-book under a cart. He was taken into custody by an officer, and immediately taken before the magistrate at Guildhall.</p>
<p>(The pocket-book produced.)</p>
<p>Mr. Benseley. That is my pocket-book.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>694.
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<interp inst="t18150621-13-person174" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had a female donkey, which I lost off the Common. In consequence of some information which I received from Mr. Lamb, I went up to Smithfield market; I walked about three hours, without seeing my donkey; I was at last taking the last walk round the market, when I saw my ass, and Mr. Lamb's together, and the prisoners near them. I immediately went for an officer, who took them into custody.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-13-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. About four o'clock in the afternoon, of Friday, the 2nd of June, the last witness came up to me as I was standing in the market, and asked me to inform him where he could get an officer. He told me two gypsies had stolen two donkies off Ealing-common. I asked him if he knew the donkies; he told me, be did; that one was his, and the other belonged to Mr. Lamb. I immediately fetched two brother officers, who went with me where the boy directed us to. I asked the gypsies if the donkies were their property; they told me they were. A scuffle ensued, and they were taken into custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-13-person176" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I went with Taylor and Smith to apprehend two gypsies, who had stolen a couple of donkies. I asked them where they got them, and they told me they bought them at Edgeware.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-13-person177"> JOHN SMITH
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<interp inst="t18150621-13-person177" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was the first man who laid hold of the two prisoners; I was with Grey and Taylor. I was in my apron, and I was not suspected to be an officer. I asked the tallest man, who the donkies belonged to; he said, that they were his. I asked him if he would sell one; he replied, he would: would I buy one? With that I caught hold of him by the collar. The other gypseyman struck at Grey, but missed him, and hit another man, who fell on his face. A scuffle immediately ensued, and at length, after considerable resistance, both the prisoners were secured.</p>
<p>Smith's Defence. I was coming from Edgeware that morning, and I met a man with the two donkies; he asked me if I wanted to buy them, and I told him I did. I bought the donkies and I got my little couzen here to help me to get them to London. If I had known that they were stolen, I would not have bought them.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210010"/>Lovell's Defence. I know nothing about these donkies, any more than that my cousin here, asked me to help him to drive them up to London, and I did.</p>
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<p>LOVELL,
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-13-defend168 t18150621-13-punish74"/> Transported for Seven Years </rs>.</p>
<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>TURNER,
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<p>COHEN,
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<p>DIXON,
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Braithwaite. He dropped it when I collared him.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>697.
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<p>SECOND COUNT. Charging him with having forged notes in his possession, knowing them to be forged.</p>
<p>To this indictment the prisoner pleaded</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>MR. WHITE. I know it to be my coach glass.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>JAMES WHITEHAIR. I am a beadle. I received the prisoner and these things into my custody.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming along, and saw the snuff-box on the ground, just behind this gentleman; I picked it up, and put it in my pocket. He came after me, and said, it was his, but I did not choose to give it him, until he had described it; when he had, I immediately saw he had a right to it, and of course surrendered it up to him.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>(The shawl produced.)</p>
<p>MR. SIMMONS. I was called into the shop by Pike, and saw the shawls on the ground. I sent for a constable, Burn was his name.</p>
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<p>THOMPSON
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<p>JOSCELYN GUILTY,</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-21-defend225 t18150621-21-deflabel118"/> with me six days; she came on the 2nd of May, and left on the 7th. Nothing was missed until she was gone. My wife is here, That is all I know.</p>
<p>MRS. HERBRETCHER. I am wife to the last witness. The prisoner lived with me, we expected her to stay longer with us; but she left. There was no quarrel. She went away on the Saturday to see her friends, and we expected her to return on the Monday, but she never came; and that raised our suspicion. In consequence we searched, and found missing, a silk gown, value four pounds, a cotton gown, value ten shillings, two pair of stockings, value four shillings, three neckcloths, value two shillings, a dimity pocket, value one shilling, and one cotton apron, value one shilling and sixpence. I saw part of these things, on the Sunday before the prisoner came. The next time I saw the prisoner was accidently, last Sunday in Brick-lane. When we went to her lodgings, we did not find her, when we met her, we charged her with stealing the property, she told us, it was deposited at two pawnbrokers; and gave us their names, and places of abode. She told us the duplicates were destroyed. We found the silk gown, the dimity pocket, and one or two other things.</p>
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<p>(The articles produced.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Herbretcher. These are my property.</p>
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<p>GUILTY, aged 19.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-22-defend231 t18150621-22-deflabel124"/> to us, we received her out of the Reffuge for unfortunate females, where she had been ever since she had return from transportation. She went away without our knowing it. We went out on Saturday evening the 15th about seven o'clock, and on our return, at a quarter after twelve, the house was stripped, and she was gone; and we heard the child crying up stairs. We missed a counterpane, one shirt, one sheet, two table-cloths, one silk shawl, one child's jacket, one neckcloth, one black frock, a child's pincloth, a coat, a quantity of cheese and butter, and a quantity of lamb, for which I paid twelve shillings and sixpence. I am sure all these things were in the house, for the prisoner had been washing the principal part of them on the Saturday, and called me down to see what a good colour she had made them of. I have never seen any of the articles since.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-22-person235" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I took the prisoner, and conveyed her to the Poultry Compter. I searched her there. I told her that it would be better for her to confess. I was searching her, when she said, I know what you are searching for.</p>
<p>Q. Was that after you told her it would be better for her to confess - A. It was.</p>
<p>COURT. Then you must not tell us any thing of what she said after that.</p>
<p>Q. To Mrs. Ireton. Could the prisoner have carried off all these things at once - A. No; she could not.</p>
<p>(The humble petition of Elizabeth Hetherell.)</p>
<p>Sheweth that your prisoner, was tried at this place last April three years. She was found guilty, and was sentenced to be transported to New South Wales. She was proceeding on her voyage thither, when She was taken by the French, and your petitioner and the rest of the convicts, were landed on the Island of St. Antonio. We were taken up by another British vessel, and were brought to Portsmouth. In consequence of my good behaviour on that voyage homeward, the captain and his lady, were interested in my behalf, and got me my free pardon. When I returned to London, I went to the Reffuge, and there I remained until I got the situation, in the family of the prosecutrix. The prosecutrix is a great drunkard herself, and used to make me drink gin, and other spirits. Her husband is a very sober man, and used to tell me not to encourage her in that practice. On the day stated in the indictment, I was intoxicated with the liquor which my mistress had given me, and I went out, leaving the door open. When I came to myself, I was afraid the house would have been robbed, and therefore I did not return. In consideration of my good character and behaviour, which induced the captain and his lady, to procure me a free pardon. I hope the honourable judge and the jury, will be induced to pity the case of an unfortunate culprit, for which your prisoner will for ever be in duty bound to pray.</p>
<p>GUILTY aged 26.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-24-defend243 t18150621-24-deflabel135"/> with me two days, I detected her in stealing some of my property, and sent for a constable, and on her were found, two silver spoons and a duplicate of a third; and the silk gown was in her pocket. I have had them ever since, and know them to be my property. I have counted the number of the spoons and find three are wanting. The spoons are marked. When we took her, she said it was not her intention to steal them. She said, she was sweeping the floor, and found them. wrapped them up in a piece of paper to keep them clean, and intended to have put them in the closet.
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<interp inst="t18150621-24-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . That is my spoon; here are the other two, and here is the silk gown; they are all my property.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>705.
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<interp inst="t18150621-25-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. The prisoner at the bar passed me, about four o'clock in the morning, of the 4th, at the end of Oxford-street, and was making his way down Crown-street, when I stopped him; he had a bag on his shoulder, and I asked him what he had got there; he said, watercresses. I said, I was very fond of water-cresses, and I wished he would give me a few for my breakfast; he made no reply, but threw down the bag, and ran off. I sprung my rattle. I put my hand into the bag, and found the water-cresses quite warm; for they were ducks and fowls; I found there were fifteen fowls, one with its bead off, and five ducks. The prisoner was stopped by the next watchman. I delivered the fowls and ducks in at the watchhouse, and that is all I know about it.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I had been to work as far as Hendon, on Saturday, I am a plaisterer by trade. I spent my weeks wages on Saturday night at Hendon. I got very much intoxicated; I layed down about one o'clock in the morning in the fields, close to the Regent's Cannel-bridge, in the Hampstead-road; I slept a short time, but feeling it very wet, I got up about day-break, and perceived a foot-track along the dew in the field; I followed it up for a short distance, and it led me to this sack; upon lifting up which, these ducks and fowls layed all in a hole.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>706.
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<p>Cross-examined. I had a strained uncle, but I was so tipsey, that I don't remember whether the prisoner assisted me or not.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-26-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to a calico-printer. My master's factory is close to Bromley fields. I saw the prosecutor and the prisoner come into the fields on the 20th, and layed down, and go to sleep; presently I saw the prisoner get up, go over to the prosecutor, took some money out of his right hand pocket, and then turned him over, and took the money out of his left; then counted it, and went away.</p>
<p>JOHN CLARIDGE. I am a constable. When I took the prisoner into custody, I found a good deal of silver on him; he said, part of it was his own, and nineteen shillings and sixpence, he said, belonged to the prosecutor, and he pulled it out in one of the prosecutor's gloves; he said, he took it out of the pockets of the prosecutor, by his desire, when he was dead drunk, in Bromley-fields.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>COURT. You must tell us anything that happened in consequence of telling you would forgive him if he confessed. When did you next see him - A. I did not see her I took the officer to. We found him his house; we brought to the place where the property was found I did not know where the property was till four hours after would be better The property was a cask of between one hundred and one hundred and a; it was worth between forty shillings and two guineas, and the cask did not be worth more than sixpence.</p>
<p>KENNEDY. I am an officer of Worship-street office; I apprehended the prisoner between one and two in the afternoon, of the 16th of June, by the desire of his master; his master came to me, to fetch me to apprehend him. The man was in a house in the City; and I am a Middlesex officer; and I did not chose to act in the City; he did not live in the house; we met him coming out; he said, there was no property in the house. The master insisted upon my searching; I did, but found nothing belonging to him. The prisoner then took me to Bunhill row, St. Luke's in company with his master, and at the door of a public-house, called the Brew-House the cask was standing; he pointed the cask out to me; he told me it was his master's property. I have had it in my possession ever since. Have it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-27-person271" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know nothing about this at all, except that the prisoner and Mr. Newton's foreman requested me to assist in lifting a cask of lead on the shoulder of the prisoner; which I did.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice Dallas</p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-28-victim275 t18150621-28-viclabel159"/>. The prisoner is a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-28-defend273 t18150621-28-deflabel160"/> of the hed was in my service in the capacity of I reside in Cumberland-street. On the of February horse. The prisoner on the morning of the day, as usual, from the stables in where I then resided, but neither he nor the horse ever returned. In I was informed that my horse in a Deptford stage coach; on which I went to Deptford, and saw my horse in the stables of the owner. I told him it was a stolen horse, he said he bought it of a hooks I am sure it was my horse. I applied to the magistrate at Marlborough-street office, and my horse was restored to me in consequence. The prisoner had with</p>
<p>Cross-examined. I am a Mayor in the Royal Artillery. The Hog street of Greenwich not take a glance of the applications but if not of Greenwich as theMarlborough-street do they thought right. I have given no order to the prisoner to sell the horse to any general officer at Woolwich, I had not given him off. I told him if any body wanted to buy a horse, and said to me</p>
<p>Robert. I am dealer. I live at New cross, Deptford. I was in market on the 3rd of February, I sold a horse to a gentleman; and I went with him to the Rose-Inn to take the money for him. In coming out I saw the horse in question it asked if it was to be sold, the prisoner, who was on him, replied he was. I asked him if his master was there, he replied he was not; in it he had the retting of him. Then I asked what lie who tell for him, he asked eighteen guineas and I gave him seventeen pounds five shillings, he was an aged horse; I bid him a sixteen guineas, but bint down to seventeen pounds five shillings. We then went into the Rose-inn he gave me his master's name and place of abode. He gave me a memorandum, not a receipt, we never do take receipts in that way. The uniform was Mr. Viven Sloane-street, Chelsea, I did not asked him for receipts. I then took the horse home. I do a great steal of business, and I don't always take and give receipts, for this kind of business. I sold the horse for twenty-six pounds sixteen shillings the day following, I am not sure the prisoner at the bar is the man who sold him me, if he is, he is very much street since I bought the horse of him.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. Had you any doubt about this man before the magistrate - A. I believe he was the man according to the look of his face.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210015"/>Q. Was this safe entered in the market-book - A. It was not.</p>
<p>COURT. You know all honest men do so.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. I have been a horse-dealer thirty years, and it is not the custom to give receipts; they are very seldom given.</p>
<p>Q. Is it at all extraordinary for you to buy a horse one day, and to sell him the next at a very considerable profit - A. Not at all in our business.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-28-person278" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I gave twenty-six pounds sixteen shillings for him; I bought him on the 3rd of February, and paid Mr. Rolfe for him on the evening of the 4th. I had given Mr. Rolfe instruction to buy me some shout strong horses, he told me he had bought this for me. I trusted my friend to buy it for me. This was the same horse that was claimed by Major
<persName id="t18150621-28-person279">Vivien</persName> 's brother.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-28-person280"> James Rolfe
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<interp inst="t18150621-28-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I bought the horse of the prisoner between three and four in the afternoon.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18150621-28-person281"> John Dade
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<interp inst="t18150621-28-person281" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I liked this horse much. He did not do me a great deal of service; but he was a match to another horse which I had, and he pleased me.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. The Vivien's horse was rather tough in riding, and therefore, he wished me part with him. I was to sell this horse, If I could; and as he was at Bath. I want to give the money to my mistress. After I sold him. I was going home and I called in at the, White Horse, in Fetter-lane to get a pint of beer and some bread and cheese while I was there two men came in who wanted to try the horse two days before they asked, me what I had sold him, for I told them, and when I was going out between six and seven o'clock. They came after me, knocked me down and took away the money; I was afraid to return to my master and so I deserted but gave myself up in a week afterwards.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>709.
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<p>PRISCRITTA SHARP. I am
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-29-defend285 t18150621-29-deflabel165"/> to Winton in Bedford of the Prince of O, Field-gate, Whitechapel. Blower was quartered of our house on the 3rd of May; he was in the house about nine in the evening, about eleven I missed a cotton gown. I next saw at bo and one at the watchhouse. I shall know the gown if I see it I never saw Blower take it.</p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-29-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am beadle of the parish. I went to the lodgings of Taylor, on Sunday morning, or Saturday night. I went then. I went up stairs, and he was in bed, I asked him if he had two gowns, he said, he had no gowns, I said you must have them, because Blower immediately lifted up the gowns, saying he supposed that I told him to get up and dress coat along with me, which he did really. I taken Blower before. The woman, B appear, was suspected of having stolen them, Blower told me to go to Taylor, for had the gowns, and that would clear the gift. Here is the gown.</p>
<p>Priscrilla Sharp. That is my gown.</p>
<p>Blower's Defence. I brought this girl
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<interp inst="t18150621-29-person289" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t18150621-29-person289" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> with me, she said she was going to see her brother; she wanted to stop all night at my quarters, but the people of the house would not suffer her. She was up stairs in the house. The woman went away when these gowns were missed. I was suspected, and I told them I was very willing that they should search every thing I had. This girl was frightened and told me she had given the things to Taylor.</p>
<p>Taylor's Defence. What my commonside says is very true. This girl came on to London with us, I carried her bundle for her. On this night, she came and gave me two gowns, which she told me were her's and asked, me to take care of them with the rest of the things. When I went to bed, I was so tired, that I put them under my bed, and did not put them in her buddle.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-30-off167 t18150621-30-crimeloc170"/>. I had them in a truck, and left them at the door of a public house in Bernard-street, while I went in to enquire for a job, and when I came out one of the carpets were gone. I know the carpet perfectly well, for I have beaten it for the last three years. When I stopped the prisoner, who was running away with it, he told me a gentleman gave him a shilling to carry it but he could not tell me where he was carry it to.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-30-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner take the carpet off the truck, and take it across the road. I live near the public-house.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was employed by a gentleman to carry it to the itching block at this end of Oxford-street for a shilling; and I was going along with it when I was stopped, and the gentleman run away.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181506210016"/>On the 22nd of May last, I saw the prisoner Percival standing at my stall. I had occasion to go out shortly afterwards for a particular book, and I missed it. I thought it might be in the shop. I went to look for it, but could not find it. I went out again and missed another. My suspicions were immediately raised against the prisoners whom I saw talking together close by. I searched them and found one on one, and the other on the other.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. It was my intention to have returned the things as soon as I could get money to redeem them.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-32-defend304 t18150621-32-punish187"/> fined 1 s. </rs> </p>
<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>713.
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<interp inst="t18150621-33-person315" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went in pursuit of the prisoner, and found him at the public-house, close by. He was attempted to be rescued by his companions, but was finally secured.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-33-person316" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I was told by some of my neighbours that Mr. Kirkley was robbed, and might be ill used; and I was requested to go to his assistance, I went, and found that the prisoner was making his escape from a crowd being rescued by his companions. I secured him, and took him to the round-house.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I hope for mercy, as I have aged parents depending on me for support.</p>
<p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>714.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-34-victim320 t18150621-34-viclabel197"/>. I reside in Judd-street. I lost this calico on the 17th of this month, between three and four in the afternoon; I saw the prisoner at the bar take it; it was hanging at the door; there were eighteen yards, I immediately pursued him, and never lost sight of him, until he was taken.</p>
<p>MR.
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1>
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<p>715.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18150621-35-defend324 t18150621-35-deflabel205"/> of ours. When he entered our service, I informed him, that his two predeciatars had robbed me of considerable property, and I must always have the priviledge of searching his pockets. This he agreed to. On Wednesday the 17th of this month I went into the warehouse between two and three. When I opened the door I saw him recovering himself from stumbling, and he made rapid haste up to me. I asked him what was the master. He said he was only coming up to see who was at the door; I asked him what made him stumble, he said something on the floor; I asked him what he had in his hand, he said nothing. I then laid hold of his arms, and insisted on knowing what his hand contained; I opened it, and there were two nutmegs in it. I had some nutmegs in the warehouse, I said, it was very strange, after what I had told him He said, he did not rob me for a profit; he acknowledged that the nutmegs were my property, and that he had taken them for a pain it his stomach. Conceiving that me might have more about his person, I went for a constable, and insisted on searching him; I searched him, and found in his trowsers, a hask of twine; I asked him if that was for a pair in his stomach, and he said no, it was to make a fishing net. I felt on the outside of his trowsers, and two more pieces of twine were taken out. He said they were all to make a fishing net.</p>
<p>MR. BAUCK CHINA. I was in the house of the prosecutors, learning their business. I had examined the warehouse in the way of business a few days previous,
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<interp inst="t18150621-35-person328" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer, I produce the nutmegs.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18150621-35-person329" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I can only say, that if these are the nutmegs I gave to the officer, they are my property.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18150621-36-person333" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , she was with me. I met the prisoner by appointment, for the purpose of purchasing some counterfeit three shilling pieces. I was employed by the Bank. I had but few words with Phillips. I met him by appointment at ten o'clock; and he appointed the same hour on Sunday morning, Saturday being their sabbath. I met him accordingly at that hour, the next morning, we did not say a word. We walked up the lane, and he gave me two dozen three shilling pieces, and I gave him two one pound notes. He sold the counterfeit pieces at half price; and he gave me four shillings change. I was parting with him, when I heard somebody cry out,</p>
<p>"a nose" meaning an informer. Immediately Phillips turned round and knocked me down, beat me most violently and a whole mob of jews gathered round; every one of whom had a knock at me. The prisoner ransacked my pockets, and took out the four shillings, and some of the others took from me a tobacco box, a knife, and a pocket handkerchief. There was a general cry of</p>
<p>"a mad dog, kill him, kill him." I received a severe injury in my inside, from the various kicks and bruises which I received.</p>
<p>The witness on his cross-examination could give no particular account how he got his living. He had been in service; he had been before a magistrate about stealing a handkerchief and fighting. At length he so much prevaricated and contradicted himself, that Mr. Serjeant Bosanquet, who was counsel for the prosecution, was oblidged to forego any further proceeding.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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