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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181601100001"/>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 GOAL DELIVERY FOR THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, HELD AT Justice-hall, in the Old Bailey, On WEDNESDAY, the 10th of JANUARY, 1816; and following days; BEING THE SECOND SESSION IN THE MAYORALTY OF The Right Honourable
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<persName id="f18160110-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY J. A. DOWLING, CLEMENT'S INN.</p>
<p>LONDON: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED,(BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF LONDON.) BY R. BUTTERS, NO. 22, FETTER-LANE, FLEET-STREET.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="181601100002"/>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>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>Second Middlesex jury.</p>
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<p>JAMES OLLEY HUDSON. I belong to the West India Docks. I delivered fifty-two puncheons of rum out, which had been imported in the ship Knapton, Captain Christie. Amongst others, I delivered No. 9, nearly full; I delivered them all to the care of
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<p>WILLIAM WESTON. I am an extra watchman of the Excise. On the 9th of November last, I was on duty, and the last witness delivered the rum into my charge; it was bunged, and there were tins over the bungs. I saw them put into a lighter, and I watched them, until I was relieved, which was at six o'clock, by John Kelly, he is an extra watchman in the service of the Excise. Up to the time that I was relieved, the rum was not touched, for I was on board the craft.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Andrews. They remained about half an hour before they were put into the lighter, during which time I employed myself going to the Excise office with samples; it is an Excise office just outside the Dock gates.</p>
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<p>JOHN FIELD. I am surveyor of imports at the West India Docks. I gauged the cask No. 9, and upon calculation, there are about three pints missing; I found one inch and a qaarter dry.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Andrews. We can bring the gauge within half a gallon; but we can't come within a pint, or two pints; the operation is more perfectly performed when the cask is nearly full.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>168.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-2-off5 t18160110-2-crimeloc7"/>. I went to bed at about two o'clock, on the morning of the 22nd of December,leaving my house perfectly secure in all respects; more particularly that night, as I had been robbed the night previous. At about four o'clock in the morning, we were awakened by a strange noise; it was very dark; my wife got up; she is not here; the sweeps were to come at about five o'clock; she got up and let them in at that hour. In consequence of what she came and told me, I went down, and found the cellar door out side the house broken, and the grated one outside in the street also broken. I called the watchman, and found the prisoner in the back cellar.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. On Friday fortnight, I went to Mr. Kerslake's, as usual; Mr. Kerslake desired me to go into the cellar to remove some pig's dung, and unfortunately I was led to drink some brandy at the cock, which took such an effect upon me, that I layed down on the coals, and I fell asleep. When I awakened in the morning, I found myself in the dark, and could not remember where I was, and I tried to get out, and that piece of wood came off by pulling the door. When they came in, I was not concealed by any means, I stood up. When I was searched, there was no instruments of house-breaking
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<p>Prosecutor. I know these brushes are mine; I saw the witness in the act of taking them from under the coat of the old man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-3-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in company with Johnson; in crossing the Seven Dials, we saw the prisoners; I knew Baynes; I did not know M'-Donald. The latch going rather hard, the old man was obliged to use his left hand likewise; in the space of a quarter of a minute he came out, with something under his coat, and I laid hold of him.</p>
<p>Baynes's Defence. I have served his Majesty twenty-three years, and ever since that I have known nothing but poverty and sickness; I know nothing of the boy, nor be of me.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>JOHN BANNISTER, THE ELDER. I live in
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<p>
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<p>WILLIAM CHAPMAN. I am a patrole of the parish of St. Anns. At about four o'clock in the morning of the 26th, I was visiting the posts, and came to
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<interp inst="t18160110-4-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The patrole came to know if all was well on my beat, and I was talking to him at the corner, when we saw the prisoner coming along; we stopped her, and took her to the watchhouse.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>GUILTY, aged 27,</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Baron Thomson.</p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-5-victim93 t18160110-5-viclabel26"/> there, I am a house-keeper. In the evening of the 22nd, there were several people came into my shop to purchase shoes, and among others, the prisoner Page, and a lame man; I don't know who the lame man was. He tried on several pair of shoes, and none would fit him but a pair, which were unbound; Page did not want any. They said they would return in an hour and a half, when these shoes
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<interp inst="t18160110-5-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable of Bow-street. On the 23rd of last month, the Saturday, I saw the three prisoners at the bar, in company with a lame man, coming out of a public-house, in New-street, Covent Garden. I suspected that there was something wrong going on, and I turned in Bedfordbury, and watched them. They had a lame man in company; the prisoners Cole and Page went on first, and the lame man and the boy, Scott, followed;they went down into Chandos-street, and thence into Maiden-lane, and through the different streets, until they came into Drury-lane; they went as direct a line as they could to this man's shop; before they stopped, they looked through the window for a minute or so, and then went about twenty yards below the shop, and had some conversation together. I placed myself on the opposite side of the way, and continued watching them. The boy, Scott, followed the lame man in; as soon as he got in, he took a bundle of shoes, and was coming out, and Page made room for him; he came out of the shop with the shoes under his arm; the prisoner, Page, was covering him while he stole the shoes in the shop. I let him go until I thought he had got out of the hearing of the other prisoners, I then took him into custody; he began hallooing, but I told him if he hallooed, I would choake him. Cole only stood and looked through the window. I left my brother officer to watch the other men. I took the shoes to the office, and locked the boy up.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-5-person96" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable of Bow-street. I was with the former witness the whole of the time on the night in question. I saw the three prisoners come out with the lame man at the public-house; Cole was the man who went to different corners of the street, looking for the boy, not knowing that he was in custody; Page and the lame man were still in the shop at the time I returned; on their coming out, they all three joined company together. I went so near them that I could hear their conversation; I got close to their heels; I heard them in conversation in the dark, saying, they supposed the boy must have returned to the house whence they first came out of. Cole knocked the lame man down, saying, "he was going to bilk him out of his whack, he said, he would not let one out of his swagg." I took Page in custody, and took him up to the office. I could not get the other two. In about half an hour afterwards, Cole came up to the office, to know if any thing very particular happened within two hours, and I took him into custody. I searched Page, and found a bad dollar in one pocket, and a bad dollar in another pocket.</p>
<p>Page's Defence. This lame man owed Mr. Cole and me some money. When we met him, we asked him for it; he said, he had only got a one-pound note; but he was going to buy a pair of shoes, and if we would go with him, when he got change, he would pay us the money. We waiked with him to this shoe-maker's shop, Cole waited on the outside; the lame man could only find one pair to fit him, and that was not bound; we agreed to call again in an hour for them. We then went to have something to drink, and on coming out, the lame man said he should not know the shop again. Then Cole said he wanted to bilk him; that was an excuse not to get change. Then they fell quarrelling, and Cole made a bit at the lame man: I took the lame man's part, and was quitting the quarrel when Mr. Godfrey took me into custody.</p>
<p>Cole's Defence. What this young man says, is true.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-6-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shepherd to the Rev. Mr. Heale. I missed these sheep on the 8th, and had seen them safe on the 2nd; I missed six sheep that were marked with S H on their right side, and a heart on the hip. They were taken out of the flock, which consisted of two hundred and seventyfour. I have seen one at Hasefield, at Mr. Ivers's, in Middlesex, it was one of the six I am sure; the marks were remaining on it, and I knew it besides, by the nature of the sheep.</p>
<p>MR. IVERS. I am a farmer, at Hasefield. In the early part of October, the prisoner came to me, it was either on a Monday, or a Tuesday; I don't specify which; he brought six sheep, and he requested me to let him put them into my fields until the Thursday, when he was going to take them to market. Four were taken on the Wednesday; but I don't know by whom, one is dead, and the other is in my possession now. Mr. Heale saw the sheep that is living yesterday; he came with his steward, and my man shewed it to him. I had no sheep marked like them; mine were all marked with a single P.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-6-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a clergyman; but know nothing of the loss of my sheep, but what was told me. I saw one of my sheep at the last witness's yesterday.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I bought the sheep at Chesham Fair, and gave the full valuation for them.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>173.
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<p>WILLIAM GREGORY. I am a labourer, at Chigwell; I am now in the employ of Mr. Hatton, of Barking. I know the prisoner at the bar; I can't say when I happened to meet him, on what day of the month; I can't say whether it was in the beginning or at the end of the month; but it was on a Monday; I met him at the Bald Hind public-house, at Chigwell; there was another young man with me, named
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<interp inst="t18160110-7-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner said,he had a conple of beasts to drive to Town; he said that to me and Wright, and asked us if we could help him to drive them to Town. I and Wright told him we had nothing to do, and we would. He said,he must go and see the man, to know which two to take, and get a note from the man. It was agreed between us, that we were to meet again; we did so, both I and Wright. The prisoner said he had been, and had seen the man, and had got a note, and knew which two to take. We were to go the next morning early with him, and drive them to London; this was about five or six o'clock in the evening. We went into the field where they were,into Mr. Hawley's field, a Monkton; it was near one or two o'clock in the morning; he shewed us which two we were to take, and we took them; we took two heiffers; I don't know rightly what colour they were; there was one rather bigger than the other; they were of a brownish colour, with a white mark down the back. We selected these two, and we drove them along the road to London; we came the Lee-bridge-road. When we got to London, we took them down to the slaughter-house. The prisoner came very near to the place, which was near Smithfield; I can't say what direction he gave us, but he shewed us the street we were to go down, and he stopped until we came back; he gave us the note too; he told us we were to receive six shillings from the man; I don't know the name of the street. I and Wright went together. We got to London at about six o'clock. We delivered the note to a man in the yard; we did not receive any thing from him. The money was thrown out of the window, two three-shilling pieces. We left the brasts there. We met the prisoner in the street again, very near the place where we left him. Wright and I had the six shillings. The prisoner returned with us as far as the Spread Eagle, at Sharebrook. He was in company with me and the beasts the whole way from Lee-bridge to London; he was with us at Hackney.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you ever know me concerned in any thing of the kind before, or know any harm of me?</p>
<p>Witness. No.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-7-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a labourer. I remember meeting the prisoner at the Bald Hind public-house, at Chigwell; I was in company with Gregory. The prisoner hired us to drive two beasts to Town. Gregory and I went together on the Tuesday morning. I have been in court while Gregory was giving his testimony; I have heard what he has said respecting our drivieg the beasts from Chigwell to London; Gregory's account is true. I went home after we returned.</p>
<p>-BACON. I am a carcas butcher; I live at Red Lion-alley, Cow Cross, Smithfield, about three hundred yards from the market Smithfield. On Tuesday morning, the 21st of November, between five and six o'clock, two heiffers were brought to me to be killed, two young men brought them to me; they brought this note, which I have in my hand; I signed my name to it to know it again.</p>
<p>(Note put in, and read.)</p>
<p>"Addressed to Mr. Bacon, Cow Cross, London.</p>
<p>"SIR. These are from the same party as before, and still you are to have what was promissed to you. You are to settle every thing with Mr.
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<p>"Signed MR.
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<p>Mr. Bacon. I had known the prisoner before; I had seen him once; I had killed a heiffer for him before, on the 27th of September; when I paid him for the other heiffer, he promissed me a hair. I saw no marks on these two heiffers; they were red sided and white backed ones, and one was considerably heavier than the other. I can't tell about the difference of the horns. When I received that note, I chuched six shillings out of the window. I sent a a message to Mr. Lloyd. by Mr. Poole. I killed one of these heiffers on Tuesday, and not receiving any orders, I killed the other on the Wednesday; the hydes went with my own bydes to Leadenhall-market, on the Tuesday, to Mr. Warmington, who is a hyde-salesman, in Leadenhall-market. All commission beasts that I kill, I put a mark on the nose of the letters of the owner's name, and the hydes of my own beasts, I mark with three cuts. I was directed to stop the sale of the hydes, until the Friday following, which would be about the 2nd of December, and then if there was no word sent up, to sell them. I saw Mr. Barrell on Friday, the 1st of December; he came to my house, and enquired of me about two heiffers. In consequence of the conversation that passed between us, he and I went to Mr. Warmington's at Leadenhall-market; there
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<persName id="t18160110-7-person112"> George Lloyd
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<interp inst="t18160110-7-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ? he said, no; I want to see him. I said, if you will go up to the Greyhound, in Smithfield, you are sure of finding him there. He left me then, and I did not see him again until he was in custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-7-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a beast-salesman, and live at 10, Chappel-place, Pentonville. I attend Smithfield-market. I know the prisoner at the bar very well, and have known him many years. I saw the prisoner in November last, about the 24th; I saw him about some beasts. He said to me, where have you been. I have not seen you; I said your beef is not sold; he said, I know that; I have seen one in the slaughter-house; but you can let me have a little money on them, though they are not sold. I told him I had got another person to be answerable; where was that person I had received a note on the Thursday night or Friday morning; I won't be certain which. I told him I would not give him the money until got an order from the person. He said, I can't get an order, for the man is gone into Yorkshire. He said you will let me have a pound note. I told him that Charles Bacon had got the beef, and I did not mind letting him have a pound on Charles Bacon's account I was to receive the money for the beasts, for the same party as before. The prisoner can't write himself, and the former note is different. Bacon was to slaughter the beasts, and I was to sell them. I had transactions with the prisoner before, one bullock. Bacon slaughtered the bullock, and accounted to me for the produce of it, and I settled with the prisoner for the amount of that bullock. The conversation I had with the prisoner at the bar when he asked for a pound note, was relating to the two heiffers at Bacon'.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-7-person115" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I offered a reward for the apprehension of the thief, and I described them to the best of my knowledge. One of them, the biggest, was the darkest colour; her horns stood rather up, and wide. The smallest of the two was lighter, and her horns stood rather straight from her head. I had had the large one the greater part of the summer, and the other near two years; they were heiffers, and I was well acquainted with the marks of both. I went to Mr. Bacon's on the 1st of December; I described to Mr. Bacon the heiffers I had lost; it was the same description I have now given. In consequence of that description, he and I went to Leadenhall-market, to Warmington's; there was a lot of hydes produced there, in which these two skins were. I selected one. Mr. Bacon turned the skins over, one by one, and he made a stop at some of the skins which appeared something like, saying, is that yours; I told him to keep on, and when I saw it, I would tell him the skin. He turned over one or two more, and then I said pull out that, I can swear to that; the one I fixed upon was pulled out, and I knew it belonged to the smallest of the two heiffers of which I have been speaking. One of the horns of that had been broken, and I knew it by that circumstance. When I came to the largest, I did not exactly know it at the first moment, it was very dirty, and I was not positive at the moment; I have since known it to the hyde of the biggest beast; I knew it from the colour, and part of the old pitch mark, C.M. and from the horn which stood in; the pitch mark was quite visible The two heiffers had the mark of C.M. on the off side; it was rather worn out on the larger heiffer, but quite plain on the first. From all these marks, I had not the least doubt of their being my hydes, and the hydes of the two heiffers which I lost.</p>
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<p>(Hydes produced,)</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I met Mr. Kendon, and he asked me to go with him to take two heiffers to drive to Town. I went with him to the field where they were, and he tied his horse to the gate, and he went in with me, and told me to drive up two, which he pointed out; but they were so wild, I could not. He asked me if I would know them again; I told him I should, and he asked me if I would drive them to Cow Cross, Smithfield; he told me to get somebody to help me, and I got the two young men. I have lived with Admiral Harvey as land bailiff, and my prosecutor has known me upwards of twenty years.</p>
<p>The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>174.
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<p>Q. Was it quite dark - A. It was a full moon.</p>
<p>Q. Except the moon, was it otherwise dark - A. Yes, quite dark.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any noise - A. Yes, by the breaking of the window; I was behind the counter, just by it, when I heard the window break; it was the shop window; I was within a yard and a half of the place; I heard the noise, and then turned round to see what it was, and I discovered the prisoner attempting to take out two counterpanes; they were within the shop, on the inside of the window that was broken; he could not get at them without breaking the window; he had hold of them when I saw him; I had something on the counter, and ran round, and at the time I came round, he thought he had secured the two counterpanes, and he was pulling the other articles off the lines; I laid hold of these articles that he was forcing out of the shop; there was a piece of corded muslin; his strength was superior to mine, and he forced me against the broken glass; I called stop thief two or three times through the broken hole; he had these articles which he got from the lines; he forced them out of my hands, and he then ran away; he had-tied the door; but I opened it, so that I forced my way through, and pursued him; I cried stop thief! and I think he got the distance of about one hundred and fifty yards, when a person came up, and laid hold of him; this person came up, and attempted to stop him, and he dropped the goods, and then ran off, and I picked up the articles.</p>
<p>Q. From the time you saw him in struggling with you, until he was stopped, was he out of your sight - A. There is just going out of the house a bin, and I did not see him for that; but I got sight of him before he was stopped. I picked up the things; the things I picked up, where the things I lost out of my shop.</p>
<p>(Property produced.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is the kind of muslin that I lost, and I believe this is it; it was muddy when I picked it up; I can swear to it from the manner it was cut out. There is nothing in the counterpane that I could swear to; but a counterpane was missing, and he took away a counterpane.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-8-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I stopped the prisoner; he was running, with the property; I first made an attempt to stop him, and he dropped it, and then I followed him, until I secured him, by the assistance of one of the patroles, in Spa-fields; he was detained, and we took him to the watchhouse.</p>
<p>-WINTESTON. I am a patrole. I heard the alarm of stop thief; I saw the prisoner coming across the fields, and I made across the fields, and I made towards him, until he crossed the ditch, with the last witness after him; he came up towards me when he crossed the ditch; I took him in charge, and took him to the watchhouse.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. The value of the muslin is about five or six shillings; I can't speak correctly, for I don't know the number of yards; but it is between four and five shillings.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming up St. John-street, and I crossed over to Corporation-row, and picked up these goods on the ground; I saw them laying down. I am a stranger in London; I heard the cry of stop thief; I was frightened, and ran away; when I ran into Spa-fields, they took me into custody. I have got no friends at all in London.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18160110-9-person131" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 28th, between five and half past, I caught the prisoner at the bar, with two pieces of toilenet, my property, in his hands; he was just putting them into a sack, with another person. On the morning of the 26th, I missed some particular goods, and I suspected that they must have been taken out of the warehouse while they were shutting it up, for one part of our warehouse goes into the Blossom-innyard, and on this evening, I said, I would wait, and the prisoner came in at the street door, into the warehouse door, which was a little open, and there was another person holding a sack for him to put these pieces of toilenet into. I could not see him in the warehouse, because it was so dark; but I saw him in the passage leading to the warehouse.</p>
<p>JOHN HUGHES. I am warehouse-man; I live next door to Mr. Hodgson. On the evening of the 28th, at about a quarter or half past five, I was sitting in my counting-house, when I heard an alarm of stop thief! I rushed out as quickley as I could; I found Mr. Hedgson with the prisoner at the bar by the collar, and he was coming out after some other man, then out of sight, and the two pieces of toilenet were laying on the threshold of the door, in the passage of Mr. Berkley, leading to Mr. Hodgson's warehouse.</p>
<p>THOMAS-. I am an officer. I know nothing more than producing the property.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-9-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . That is my toilenet, it is my property. There is but one common entrance into Mr. Buckley's house, and my warehouse. The lowest value is five pounds.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I fell in with a shipmate that night; he was going into Cheapside, and he said, he had got to go into a gentleman's house, and he went up and brought these things out, and asked me
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<p>Prosecutor, I could not see him come out of the ware-house, because it was so dark, but I saw him in the passage with the goods, and I saw the other person who is not here, come from the other side of the way, and open the bag for him to put them in; and I took him in the altitude of putting them in.</p>
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<p>London jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner. What had I on?</p>
<p>Witness. He had a light coat, and I did not take any notice much of any thing else.</p>
<p>JAMES CUNNINGHAM. I am a milk-man. On Friday evening, I went into Cloth Fair, with intent of buying a milk-walk. I was sitting down for some time, and I heard the cry of stop thief; I got up, and went to the door, and saw the prisoner at the bar run; I pursued him; he turned round a corner, and I caught him there; I lost sight of him just whilst he got round the corner; I caught him immediately; not two hundred yards from where I was sitting down; I brought him back to the house I came out of; he had no hat when I caught him; he had a light coloured coat on. I ordered a light to be brought to the door, that the boy might be sure; the light was brought, and I asked the boy if that was the man, and he said he was. I asked the prisoner where he lived; he said in Whitechapel. I asked him, had he come from Whitechapel without a hat, but he made no reply. He said, he had been seeing a friend of his named Long, home. He stood behind a shutter when I caught him.</p>
<p>(Property produced.)</p>
<p>EDWARD. HARRISON. This is my property; it is the bundle I gave to the boy; it contains two re ins of foolscap paper.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I stopped, and then he said he would bring me back to the boy, for I was the man.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>177.
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<p>FRANCIS HILL. I am warehouse-man to the last witness. A truss containing these goods was delivered to us on Tuesday week; I received it at about half past twelve at noon.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-11-person147" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Manchester warehouseman. At about half past twelve o'clock, on Tuesday, the 2nd of January, I was standing at our warehouse door, in Size-lane, talking with a person of the warehouse, and the two prisoners at the bar passed by; I looked at them, and saw that they were the same I had seen in Lawrence-lane the day before. I followed them down Size-lane, into Budgerow, along Watling-street, and I met with an officer in Red Lion-court, and pointed them out to him. I turned down Bread-street, and went into Little Friday-street, where I saw the prisoner Thompson with a truss on his shoulder; I walked on gently after him, on the contrary side of the way, and Haines, who was behind, observed me noticing Thompson, and called out "old one" I passed, and stopped him with the truss; I asked him where he got it from; he said, if I would go with him, he would shew me; Haines also stopped. I gave the truss in charge of Shipton, the ticket-porter, who took it into a house, with me, and the two prisoners. I sent for the officer, Jackson, and had them immediately conveyed before the sitting Alderman. I never lost sight of this man with the parcel.</p>
<p>(Truss produced.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-11-person148" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a porter, and delivered that truss at Mr. Nicholson's, on the 2nd of January.</p>
<p>Francis Hill. That is the truss I received into Mr. Nicholson's warehouse. I left it in the passage and four others, open to the street. The passage is part of the dwelling-house.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-11-person149" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t18160110-11-person149" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . That is the truss stopped Thompson with.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-11-person150" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<interp inst="t18160110-11-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer, and was sent for to take the prisoners into custody. Haines said,he knew nothing of Thompson at all. I searched them, but found nothing on him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-11-person151" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t18160110-11-person151" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My servants live in this house. The truss and its contents are worth thirty pounds; it was taken out of the passage, which is part of
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<p>Thompson's Defence. I am a brush-maker, and I was imployed to carry it to the foot of Blackfriars-bridge, and I was to have a three-shilling piece for my trouble.</p>
<p>THOMPSON,
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<p>HAINES,
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>178.
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<interp inst="t18160110-12-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Messrs. M'George, and Co's; they live at 43, Watling-street. I lost this piece of cotton on Monday, the 8th, about two o'clock, I was standing at about the center of the warehouse, and a man came in under a pretence of selling apples; I immediately ran forward to the door, and perceived the prisoner in the act of taking away the printed cotton, behind the man who had the apples in his hand, and he ran off with it; I pursued him, and he dropped it at the door, in the passage. I followed him into the street about a hundred yards, and caught him; I brought him back into the warehouse; a constable was sent for. The apple-man ran off, while I was following the prisoner. He was taken to the Compter.</p>
<p>(Property produced, and sworn to.)</p>
<p>BOSWELL BETON. I was a constable, and was sent for at Messrs. M'George's, and took the prisoner into custody; I took him to Giltspur-street Compter.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. The man went into the warehouse, and chucked the piece of print out to me.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>179.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-13-victim161 t18160110-13-viclabel76"/>; I live in New Broad-street. I lost these things. In consequence of missing some Brussels carpetting, we had a search among the porters's lodgings. When I, and Brown, the officer, went to the lodgings of
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<p>JOHN BROWN. I am an officer. On the 6th of December, I was sent for to Mr. Phene's, and on account of the loss of a roll of corpetting, he wished me to search Box's lodgings; in a bottom drawer in his lodging, in Old-street, I found part of a coachtop bed furniture; on searching further, I found some duplicates; one for a piece of print, for nine shillings; we went to the pawnbroker's to look at it, and it was eleven yards of new cotton. Under the bed, I found some mats, such as upholsterer's pack their goods in. I then locked the prisoner up in the Compter. I asked him how he became possessed of this property, and he said, that a woman who was lately dead, gave it to him. I then asked his wife, and she had no knowledge of it.</p>
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<p>(Property produced, and sworn to.)</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>180.
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<interp inst="t18160110-14-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer, belonging to Queen-square. On Monday, the 11th, the prisoner Ferguson was delivered into my custody. I asked him then where he was to meet Hawkins; Hawkins had at that time absconded; he said, he was to meet him at the Swan with Two Necks, in Tothill-street,at ten that morning; but was prevented from fulfilling his engagement, by being detained in the workhouse. In consequence of that. I went to the Swan with Two Necks, and gave the landlord some directions. I was afterwards sent for by the landlord; I took these articles from the prisoner Hawkins; he was laying asleep, with his head on this bundle,(producing a bundle,) round his neck he had this handkerchief, (producing it,) which appears to be torn by getting of the Chevaux de frise. I asked him where the remainder of the things was? he admitted he had committed the robbery, but said, he got drunk, and lost the things.</p>
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<p>(Part of the property produced, and sworn to, by the several owners.)</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>181.
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>Second Middlesex jury, before Mr.
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<p>183.
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<interp inst="t18160110-17-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . There were two yards of mixed narrow cloth on the counter; I went to the next door in consequence of what my brother had told me, and got some information there. The next shop, is of the same description as mine. When I came to the top of Church-row, I saw a young man running, and I followed him into a wine vaults, to which there were two doors, and he went out at the other as I came in. In consequence of informatio I received I went to Bedford Bury; my brother had described Sherlock, as blind of an eye; I knew them both before by sight. Coming from Vine-street, I met both the prisoners together, I seized them both by the neck-handkerchiefs; Sherlock said I hurt his neck I brought them to the constable's door, but he was not at home. They said if I would let them loose, they would stay until the constable came; I did so, and then Wiltshire ran off immediately, and Sherlock struck me several times; I called for assistance, and a gentleman came who and helped me to take him to St. Martin's watch-house. On the following day the constable apprehended Wiltshire.</p>
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<p>GEORGE VAUGHAN. I belong to Bow-street. I was on duty on the 15th of December, I saw the prisoners on the 14th, at about five o'clock in the evening. I was in company with Barrett, and saw Batts and Rawlay in Gray's-inn-lane. I saw them on the 15th; I watched them until they came to Mr. Poole's house; I saw the three prisoners in company with a forth person; I was in a house opposite the prosecutor's house; I was in that house on suspicion, because we had reason for it; my attention was awakened the night before; Barrett was with me. I went to the house of Mr. Poole,and communicated something to him. I observed the three prisoners, in company with a fourth person, come up the street; they passed by Mr. Poole's door. The one that is not here, remained about five doors from Mr. Poole's; the other three came down again towards Poole's house. Farthing went to the railing, and looked over, as it he were looking into Poole's shop; as soon as he had done that; he went towards the other two prisoners, and then Batts. went into the passage of Mr. Poole's house; then he came out. Rawley then immediately went into Mr. Poole's passage, as Batts had done just before.Batts then went in twice after that. Rawley first came out. and joined in company with Farthing at the door; then they went away from the door. Then Farthing took his situation, as before, and continued to do so as if he was looking into the shop. Then Batts went in a third time. I then moved myself from the situation in which I was, and saw him lay hold of the handle of the door, which door he opened; he came out, and spoke to Rawley, who was standing at the step of the door. Batts spoke to Rawley; Rawley went into the passage; I saw him go into the shop of Mr. Poole. In about three minutes he came out, with some cloth undes his arm. He turned towards the left, towards Brutfswick-square, in company with Farthing and Batts. I saw Rawley thrown down the cloth, which I picked up. When I came across the way, I found the prosecutor had got hold of Rawley; I am sure he dropped the cloth, for he was never out of my sight. I had seen somebody running, but I did not know it was Mr. Poole. Farthing was just by Rawley at the time he was stopped. Batts and Rawley had crossed to that side of the way.</p>
<p>(Property sworn to.)</p>
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<p>188.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. Mrs. Lebeau's daughter came to my house, and asked me to go with her. I went out, and then she asked me to come home with her. When I went home with her, she said, "there is a goose in the kitchen, will you get it for us." Then she got a light, and unbuttoned the shutter, and I got in. I was in when they found me there.</p>
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<p>JOHN WALL. I live with Mr. Smith. I can't swear to this carpeting; that pattern is to be found in every factory in London, and whats more, I have searched over the stock, and there is not a single yard of carpeting missing.</p>
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<p>190.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-24-defend244 t18160110-24-punish136"/> Transported for Seven Years </rs>.</p>
<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>191.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I went in to get a coat and a hat out, and a pair of breeches. I was standing by this woman, and she accused me of picking her pocket; I was searched in the shop by the master, and nothing was found on me; then I was taken to the Compter.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-25-defend250 t18160110-25-punish143"/> Confined three months </rs>, and
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>192.
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<p>(Tea produced.)</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>193.
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<p>WILLIAM DICKSON. I am
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-27-victim262 t18160110-27-viclabel154"/>. My watch was taken from me by fraud, upon the 2nd of this month. I was going up Tower-hill, close by the Trinity House, and there was a person in the habit of a sailor, in company with another man, who was a Jew; it was between eleven and twelve, on Tower-hill that I met the prisoner, there was another person with him, like a Jew. The prisoner was dressed in a blue jacket, and canvass trowsers,and was dressed like a sailor. The sailor appeared as if he was selling a watch to the Jew; he tapped me on the shoulder, and asked me if I wanted to buy a good watch; I told him I had a very good one, and by no means wanted his. I told him I had no money to purchase his watch. He told me he was forced to sell her for want of money, and he said, sooner than he would let the b-y Jew have the watch, he would let me have a bargain of it. I told him I wanted no bargain of him, nor did I wish to have any thing to do with the watch; but I told him if he was in want of money to stop a little;accordingly I went away, and did my own business. When I came back, I found the sailor in the same place; the Jew said, if I would buy the watch, he would give me ten or eleven guineas for it; that was while I was away. When I came back the prisoner still wanted to sell me the watch. Then we went into a public-house. I told him I had no means of buying it, nor was I a judge. He told me he was forced to sell her, as he had no money, and she cost him fourteen guineas; he said he bought her in Liverpool, or some other sea port. I told him I would not buy the watch; but if he was so much in want of money, I should give him my watch, and a little money for his watch; I gave him five pounds and my watch, and he was to return it in three days after, and I was to have his watch the while. I parted with the money merely to help him, as he made believe to be distressed. When I went out of the public-house, the Jew asked me if I had bought the watch; I told him no; but I had relieved the sailor. I never saw the man afterwards until the day after, nor did I ever see my watch again, or money.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Adolphus. I told the prisoner to come to Mr. Lacey's, at the end of three days, and he was committed and put into prison before the three days had expired; so that he could not return at the end of three days. I went to Mr. Morris, in the Minories, and he told me it was a comple take in.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-27-person263" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> PLASTRIERE. I am a watch-maker. I look at the watch given by the prisoner to the prosecutor; it is a very common watch; it is capped with a mock jewel, and may be worth thirty-eight or forty shillings.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-27-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . At a quarter before two, last Tuesday week, I saw a crowd at the foot of the watchhouse, and I saw a sailor had hold of the prisoner, who was charged with robbing him of his watch, in Oxford-street. I found these two watches on him.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18160110-27-person265"> Isaac Le Plastriere
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<interp inst="t18160110-27-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . These watches are of the same manufacture, and of the same value.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I never saw the prosecutor at all in my life; it is quite a mistake.</p>
<p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>194.
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<interp inst="t18160110-28-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am shopman to the prosecutors. On the 9th of December, between the hours of twelve and one, I was in the window, and I heard somebody at the door say, there is a man ran away with two pieces of cloth; I ran out at the door, and found that he had turned up the adjoining court to our door, with the two pieces. I followed him with the two pieces, and collared him, and brought him back to the shop. He remarked at the time that he was only going to shew them to a woman. These two pieces had been standing at the door.</p>
<p>(Property produced, and sworn to.)</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>195.
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>196.
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<p>DARBY CONNOR. I am a watchman of St. Andrew's parish, and assisted in taking the prisoner.</p>
<p>The prisoner called the following witness.</p>
<p>HENRY JEFFERIES. I am a bricklayer, and saw this business. The prosecutor knocked this
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<p>Prosecutor. I never saw that young man before. The prisoner took the shoe out of my hand, and I am quite sure he is the man. I never knocked him down; I called stop thief!</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>197.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I shewed the gentleman the person that sent me in for the desk; it was the man that was in company with me.</p>
<p>(Property produced, and sworn to.)</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18160110-31-defend282 t18160110-31-punish177"/> fined 1s. </rs> </p>
<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>198.
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<p>WILLIAM TUNSTILE. I live at
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<p>Prisoner. He is my lawful husband.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>199.
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<interp inst="t18160110-33-person292" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the master of the Refuge. In consequence of some suspicion. I searched the house of the prisoner, and found a quantity of soap, and a sheet; how he came possessed of them, I don't know; he was not a servant in the house.</p>
<p>SARAH TURNER. I am a laundry-maid, to the Refuge. I don't know the soap, but I know the sheet; it has exactly my mark upon it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>200.
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<interp inst="t18160110-34-person300" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My wife and I were going up Dorset-street, Spital Fields; as I turned round, I saw a young fellow run by me in velveteen breeches and jacket; and I saw the prisoner run down with the truss under his arm. I lost sight of him in the corner. I crossed, and the prisoner threw the truss down, and ran as fast as his legs could carry him. I was informed he was taken, and brought back. The prisoner is the man I saw with the truss.</p>
<p>THOMAS JEFFERIES. I was in Red Lion-street. I saw the bundle in the kennel, and took the prisones after running after him.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>WILLIAM BARRETT. I am acting as a Bow-street officer. On the 19th of last month, I was in company with Johnson, and Woodroffe, in the Strand; I saw the two prisoners at the opposite side of the way. knowing their characters, I took notice of them. I saw something underneath Butt's coat; we watched their motions for about an hundred yards; seeing them speak to each other; this was a little after six. I caught hold of Butts, and Johnson caught hold of Cassimere. I asked Butts what he had got, and he said nothing. I unbuttoned his coat, and took that bundle of silk, (producing it.) I asked him where he got it, and where he meant to take it to. He hesitated some time, and could not satisfy us, only that he had picked it up in Scotland yard. When I took it from him, this handkerchief was over it;he said he picked it up; I told him that could not be, for it was a very dirty night, and the bundle was quite clean. We then took them to Bow-street. By the letters C. H. we guessed it belonged either to somebody at Charing Cross, Cheapside, or Chelsea; at last we found it belonged to the prosecutrix.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>BENJAMIN JOHNSON. Corroborated the account of the last witness.</p>
<p>BUTT, GUILTY, aged 15,</p>
<p>CASSIMERE, GUILTY, aged 16,</p>
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<p>THOMAS GLOVER. I am inspector of the Banknotes, of the Bank of England. I accompained the last witness Foy; I saw the notes taken from her person, but did not see those found that were in the box.(Three notes taken from the parcel found in the prisoner's bosom, and put into the hands of the witness.) These are all forged; the remaining seven of this parcel are also forged; also the twelve in the other parcel are forged. All the notes are of the same kind of filling up. All the signatures are the same hand writing; all the two-pound notes are from the same plate, and all filled up alike; they are all forged.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am entirely innocent of the charge; I found the parcel, and when I discovered it contained Bank-notes, I thought I had found a fortune. I advertized them, and when nobody answered, I kept them as my own. When I went out in the day in question, I put the two parcels in my bosom, which Mr. Foy found,</p>
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<p>First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.</p> </div1>
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<p>(Pelisse produced.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The lowest value is twenty-five shillings: I know it by two or three marks on the collar.</p>
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<p>JOHN BROOKS. I have only this to say, that Moses Green came and told me that a man had stole a coat or a pelisse; I ran along with him; he ran one way, and I ran another; he ran up into the square, and I ran up Charles-street, and up Spanish-place; I saw the prisoner, and thinking I should meet Moses Green to come the other way; I pointed,and he nodded his head, and I secured the prisoner, and brought him to Mr. Elliott's shop, with the pelisse.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I went down to Blackwall to try to get a ship, and as I was going home, I saw this watch hanging in the window; I asked the price of it, and offered twenty-three shillings; the lady would not take it, and I came away; as I was going along, a Jew shewed me this pelisse, and asked me twelve shillings for it; I offered him nine shillings, and when I was going away, he said he would take it, and just as I got to the corner of Charles-street, this gentleman collared me, and I said I would walk quietly with him, which I did. The good woman did not wish to swear I stole it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron Richards</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18160110-38-person328" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in the next house, on the adjoining floor of the prisoner; I live up three pair of stairs, and the prisoner lived three pair of stairs in the next house; there is nothing but a lath and plaster division between. They were always quarrelling and wrangling; I knew the prisoner's voice, and I could distinguish the deceased's from it. At about eight o'clock in the evening of the 23rd, I heard the prisoner and the deceased wrangling; I heard him get up in a very great passion, and she came against the partition. He pushed her down two or three steps, by reason of which, she fell against my wainscott. I could see nothing; I could hear him go into the room again, and her follow him: I heard him get up and force her towards the door again; she said "you won't" three times. I understood that he was endeavouring to push her down stairs, and she said "you won't."Then I heard her fall down the whole pair of stairs. She said, "don't murder me," three times. The prisoner said, he did not want to murder her; but he would have his money. He shut his door, and went towards the fire, as I could hear. The woman was then down one pair of stairs; then I heard her groan very low. Then I heard the stair case window break; I heard it break four or five times; in about six or seven minutes, I heard her fall out; that was the two pair of stairs stair case. The prisoner at that time was in his room. Hearing this, I ran down stairs; she was laying just at the foot of the steps, on the flagstone, just under the window. I never saw either of them to my knowledge before. The neighbours came round, and I went to my own house.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-38-person329" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live at No. 6, Moore's-alley; that is almost facing the house the prisoner lived in; I knew the prisoner; but not the deceased. I heard the prisoner and her making a great noise, wrangling and quarrelling; I could not tell what it was about. I heard the deceased cry "murder," several times, and I heard her say, "for God's sake some good Christian come and help me" I heard the window break several times, It was ten minutes after this that I heard the window break; I could not tell what window; I did not see it at the time. I heard nothing else. Afterwards I went down after she fell out, and saw her laying on her back on the stones; she looked sensible in her eyes; she did not
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<p>ANN KELSEY. I live in this alley; my house is on the opposite side of the way to the prisoner's; it was up one pair of stairs. Between seven and eight, I heard the woman cry out "murder," I knew her voice; I went and opened my window,but saw nothing of her. I never held any conversation with the woman. I thought I could see a head hang out of the window, between seven and eight o'clock. I asked her what was the matter? and she said, she wanted to get out, and she said, if she could not get out, she would throw herself out of the window; I said, don't do that, until some body comes to you. I directly shut up the window, and came to my own fire place. My husband came down, and sat by the fire. I heard some thing fall out ef the window, very heavy; that was in a very few minutes after she said "she would throw herself out of window." Upon hearing this fall, I ran down with a candle, and went to the woman; she was laying with her foot in the kinnel; I went to her, and said, poor woman, have you hurt yourself, and she opened her eyes, and could not speak.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18160110-38-person330" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman of Norton Falgate. I saw the deceased at the watchhouse; I brought her there; she was very bad indeed, hardly sensible. I believe she died going along; she was examined by Dr. Rowington.</p>
<p>MR.
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<interp inst="t18160110-38-person331" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I attended at the London Hospital. I remember the evening of Saturday, the 23rd; the deceased was brought to the Hospital soon after eight o'clock; she was dead. On my examining her, there was a bruize at the hinder part of her head; on removing the bone of the head, there was a quantity of fused blood between the duramater and the brain; the pressure of the fused blood was the cause of her death; there was neither fracture nor depression. She died of concussion. This exhavasated blood would occasion stupefection, and death, and might be produced from the blow we understand she received. I have no doubt that a fall would occasion it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. The crime with which I am charged, if I was the wickedest person in the World would be impossible for me to commit; it would be impossible for me to take a strong middled aged woman and so force her out of a window four feet from the ground.</p>
<p>Several witnesses gave the prisoner a good character for humanity.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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<p>205.
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<p>206.
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