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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100001"/>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, 10th of JANUARY, 1821, and following Days;
<p>Being the Second Session in the Mayoralty of THE RIGHT HON.
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<persName id="f18210110-1-person2"> LORD MAYOR
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<p>Taken in Short-Hand by H. BUCKLER, Basinghall Street, (BY AUTHORITY OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF LONDON.)</p>
<p>London:</p>
<p>PRINTED AND PUBLISHED, FOR H. BUCKLER, by T. BOOTH, 31, St. Andrew's Hill, Doctors' Commons</p>
<p>1821.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100002"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS On the King's Commission of the Peace, OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE CITY OF LONDON, AND COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX.</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>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>
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<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100003"/>SESSIONS HOUSE, OLD BAILEY, JANUARY 10, 1821.</p>
<p>THORP, MAYOR. SECOND SESSION.</p> </div1>
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<p>MR. PLATT conducted the prosecution.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18210110-1-victim56 t18210110-1-viclabel5"/>. On the 10th of November, a little after five o'clock in the evening, I was walking up
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18210110-1-off1 t18210110-1-crimeloc6"/>; on arriving opposite Charles-street, and passing near the north-east corner, I was near a house which was shut up - I received a push on my right side, and thinking somebody meant to pass, I turned aside, and got into Charles-street; immediately on my arrival there, a person stood close in front of me, and I received a violent blow on my head, which, from the position in which I stood, must have been struck behind me, or on my side - it cut a hole in my hat, and my head bled considerably. I have the scar still, and shall carry it to my grave. Immediately on receiving the blow, the man in front cried out</p>
<p>"Halloo! where are you pushing to?" and at the same instant my watch was snatched from my fob - it was a gold horizontal watch, capped and jewelled; the dial plate, instead of the usual figures, had my name and the date, 1808, in Roman characters; a ribbon, two seals, and a key were fixed to the watch. On my receiving the blow, and the snatch at my watch, I was staggered for a moment, then made a plunge at the man who took the watch, and he endeavoured to lay hold of me, but I fell with the effect of the blow with my hand down on the pavement, and my back against the house. I immediately jumped up to pursue the man whom I saw with the watch in his hand. I believe the man who cried halloo to be the man who took it, but am not certain; he ran up Charles-street, I immediately got up and attempted to pursue him, but had not got above three or four steps before some person in the street made a blow at me, which I warded off. I got into Drury-lane, some persons came round, and said</p>
<p>"What is the matter, you are all over blood?" I went into a shop, found myself covered with blood, which streamed down all over my face. I enquired for a surgeon, a boy came into the shop, and gave me information. I went home, was confined to my house fourteen days, and was under a medical man's hands for three weeks. The effects of the blow raised the scalp, and injured one of my arteries - the surgeon feared I should have had a locked jaw. When I recovered, I went and found the boy out, and went with him to the Coach and Horses, Belton-street, St. Giles's - I did not go into the house - the officers brought the prisoners out. The boy was waiting in a coach in Broad-street, St. Giles's. The prisoners were taken into a public-house in Holborn, the boy was sent in and came out again. I stood in the passage, and saw there were about thirty persons there. This was about half-past ten o'clock on Saturday evening. In consequence of what the boy said we took them to Bow-street.</p>
<p>Q. Had you sent your watch to be repaired - A. Yes; in April, 1819, I sent it by my clerk to Mr. Fowinkle; I had let it fall, and the works were broken - I received it back repaired. In October I broke the glass, and it was repaired again by Mr. Vanburin. When I broke the glass I was all day on horseback, and the motion of the horse bent the hour hand. I received it back from Vanburin.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by MR. ANDREWS. Q. What was the state of the night - A. It was a dark foggy night - the gas was lit. I think it was about ten minutes past five o'clock. I saw several women of the town about, but not the boy; there were gas lights in the shop on the opposite side. The boy came to me immediately after, but I did not ask his address, he is the same boy.</p>
<p>Q. Did not Bullock say at Bow-street that he bought the watch - A. On his first examination he declined saying anything, but when he was fully committed he said he bought it.</p>
<p>MR. PLATT. Q. Was there sufficient light to distinguish one person from another - A. Yes; but from the effect of the blow, I will not speak to either of them.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18210110-1-person58"> GEORGE MARGETTS
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person58" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am near sixteen years old. I have known the prisoners perfectly well for nearly a year, and have often seen them in company with each other. I remember Mr. Hall being knocked down. I saw the prisoners come out of the Coach and Horses, Charles-street, they went towards Drury-lane - a third man stood in the road, in Drury-lane, facing the end of Charles-street - one of them whistled, I cannot say which; the man in Drury-lane shoved Mr. Hall into Charles-street as he crossed, then the prisoners pulled him in - they pulled
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100004"/>him down, and struck him with a little ash-stick as well as I could see; another man came up and said, halloo! and something else. Wootten pushed his hand up, and at that time the watch was taken; I did not see the watch, but saw the seals in his hand as he pulled his hand up.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mr. Hall struck before he was pulled down - A. He was pulled down first as far as I could see; I am sure Bullock struck him, he had the stick, I have seen him carrying that ash-stick about often before. When they ran away Mr. Hall got up, and went into an eating-house, I went to see how he was hurt, and he went to a surgeon's with the waiter.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. What are you - A. I work at Mr. Bryanston's, wheelwright's shop, in Charles-street. I was going to fetch a candle for one of the men, and was coming up Charles-street into Drury-lane, when this happened, I was on the opposite side to Mr. Hall. I was afraid to speak, but I saw what was done, and heard the man say, Halloo! Bullock had a top coat and top boots on. Wootten was close by when Bullock struck Mr. Hall, he had a black or dark blue coat on, brown pantaloons, shoes and stockings, they both had copper buttons; I took a deal of notice of their dress.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not notice their dress, because you could not see their faces - A. I knew them perfectly well. I noticed their dress for fear I should be asked about it. I knew them without their clothes. I noticed their dress to make myself more certain, as I had not an opportunity of seeing their faces. I do not remember speaking to Mr. Hall in the shop, I spoke to the waiter; I told my parents and the men what I had seen.</p>
<p>Q. On your oath did you not say, that you did not know the men, and noticed their dress that you might describe them as you did not see their faces - A. No, I knew their faces well. My sister lives at the eating-house, I went in one night, and the master of the house asked if I was the boy who saw the gentleman knocked down? it was a week or a fortnight after. I did not give information at the office, being afraid they would injure me; my father did not tell me to go till I saw Mr. Hall. I have often seen the prisoners in the Coach and Horses public-house, my father uses the house, and whenever I saw them in the street after, I said to my father</p>
<p>"There are the men." I was brought up in Clerkenwell charity-school, and go to St. Giles's church. I pointed the prisoners out when they were in custody.</p>
<p>Q. Where have you been living since Mr. Hall found you out - A. In the Commercial-road, I was taken there for fear any of the party should catch hold of me.</p>
<p>MR. PLATT. Q. When Mr. Hall found you, did you describe the prisoners to the officers - A. Yes, I saw them in the day-time at the public-house in Charles-street, and fetched the officer, but when we went they were gone, and were taken at night. When the officers brought them out I was in a coach waiting to see them, they brought them past the coach, and I knew them. I afterwards went into a public-house to see them, and pointed them out standing up with a great many people, who were drinking spirits. When I spoke to the waiter of the eating-house, I said</p>
<p>"I saw this done, and know who did it."</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person59" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. From the description of the boy, I went and apprehended the prisoners at the Coach and Horses, public-house, Belton-street. The boy was in a coach; we took them to the Spread Eagle, public-house, Broad-street, we did not take them by the coach, it was on the other side of the way. The boy saw them at the Spread Eagle, with three or four others and some other officers; he said the prisoners were the two - they were taken away directly - this was Saturday evening the 2d of December. I searched Bullock, and found this watch on him, which I produce.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. You are well known about St. Giles's - A. I have lived in the neighbourhood eight years, and have known the prisoners by sight a good while, and saw them at different times after the robbery; two or three women and three or four of our officers were with them when the boy pointed them out. I never heard anything of this sort of them before. The boy's description led me to look for them. I apprehended them ten minutes after I had received it.</p>
<p>MARTENUS VANBURIN. Mr. Hall sent me a watch to repair in October last. I straitened the hour-hand, and put a new lunet-glass to it, the dial plate had, John Hall. 1808, or 1818, in Roman characters, instead of the figures, The watch now produced has now quite a different dial, but I know it by the hour-hand, which has a dent where it was straitened, and where I burnished it over; the centre wheel arbor was raised, but on account of the glass being low I filed it at the top to keep it from the glass. When I had it, the name</p>
<p>"
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<p>"
<persName id="t18210110-1-person61"> Thomas Anthony
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , London." I do not know such a maker. The name plate appears to have been filed thinner, as the screws stand above the plate, and they are generally sunk in; the number is 4,276. The alterations appear recent, and it is fresh gilt. I find a number scratched on the cap, but I cannot make it out. After I repaired it I delivered it to Mr. Hall himself. I am sure it is the same. Speaking particularly from the centre wheel arbor, and the dent in the hand. These alterations could easily be made.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18210110-1-person62"> NICHOLAS FOWINKLE
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In 1819, I took a watch to Mr. Gantony, in Cheapside, to be repared for Mr. Hall. I afterwards brought it away, and returned it to Mr. Hall.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18210110-1-person63"> HENRY SAVORY
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In 1819, I was servant to Mr. Gantony, a watch-maker, in Cheapside. I received a watch from the last witness, which was Mr. Hall's; it was repaired and returned to him. We always enter the number of the watches we receive. I produce the entry of this, - (reads) -</p>
<p>"Gold watch, name Chater, No. 8,348." It had had a fall, which broke the cylinder; we put a new one and a new wheel. The name Chater is not on it now, the name piece is now thinned, the screws are as they originally were. The name appears to be filed out, and another put on; it is newly gilt. I do not find the number on it now, but on the cap I think the No. 8,348, has been filed, and an attempt made to scratch it out; I can trace those figures now. It is usual for the manufacturers to scratch the number on the cap. I find it has the same wheel and cylinder which I put in it; the index-piece I can speak to, it being very remarkable, and to the best of my belief it is the index-piece of Mr. Hall's watch. I do not know Anthony, a watch-maker. I remember the case was much bruised, and was not repaired so well as I could
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100005"/>wish - they hung rather on the hinges, which they do now.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. You know you repaired that watch - A. Yes, and know it was for Mr. Hall. The alterations could possibly be made in twelve hours.</p>
<p>MR. HALL re-examined. I know the watch by the hour-hand, the dent remains in it, which I observed on receiving it from Mr. Vanburin, and on the cap the old number appears to be obliterated. The No. 4,276, is put on, and the old No. 8,348, appears under it; I also know the string and key now affixed to it, to be mine.</p>
<p>WOOTTEN'S Defence. I call God to witness that I am innocent. The boy does not know the nature of an oath, or that my life depends upon his word; he is a cruel boy, and God will reward him.</p>
<p>BULLOCK'S Defence. I bought the watch for 11 l. 10 s.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18210110-1-person64"> JAMES FARTHING
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at No. 33, Great Earl-street, Seven Dials. I hardly ever miss passing a night at the Coach and horses, public-house, Belton-street. I know the prisoners, they frequented there very often; on the night after the fire in Drury-lane, in particular, I remember seeing them there. Two persons came in and mentioned the robbery, one came in about a quarter of an hour after the other; when they came in I saw Bullock sitting by the left side of the fire, and Wootten sat facing me. Bullock was playing at dominoes. A person came in, and said a gentleman had been knocked down at the corner of Charles-street, was cut in the face, and taken to the doctor's.</p>
<p>Q. What time was this - A. I left work about a quarter past four o'clock, and I think I got there about half-past four o'clock; I had been there about a quarter or half an hour when the man came in and stated about the robbery. I suppose it was about half-past five o'clock, but will not speak to a quarter of an hour. Bullock was not out of the house for more than five minutes - they could not be out of my sight long enough to commit a robbery in Charles-street and return. I can almost swear they were not out at all till the men came in.</p>
<p>MR. PLATT. Q. Why frequent a house so far off - A. It is not far. I work for the landlord and several who come there - there were fourteen or fifteen people there, one Ingram was there; I do not recollect any others by name, I may know their persons. I was present when Maidment took them out of the house - they were both playing at dominoes together; they asked what was the matter? he said he did not know. Next day I saw Maidment, and asked what it was for? he said for a highway robbery on such a day in Drury-lane; I said,</p>
<p>"Well, the men were in my company at the very time." I did not ask where I could go to state this.</p>
<p>Q. Will you swear it was not five o'clock when you got to the house - A. Yes, I left work when it was getting dark, cleaned myself, and went there; it was not very dark when I got there. I believe the lamps were lit. Bullock might leave the room for a moment for a particular purpose. When they were taken all the company in the room said they were not out of the room - eight or ten said so - they said so the night after they were apprehended. I came here to day of my own accord, nobody asked me to come. I asked Maidment when the trial would be - I told nobody what I was going to state here.</p>
<p>Q. Had you the misfortune to be here before - A, Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was it on this side of the bar or the other - A. The other, I was charged three or four years ago with receiving two sheets.</p>
<p>MR. ANDREWS. Q. Were you convicted - A. I had twelve months imprisonment. I think the latest time I got to the public-house was half-past four o'clock. I suppose it was an hour afterwards that I heard of the robbery; one of them must have passed me to go out. Vickers was sitting in the room under the clock.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18210110-1-person65"> STEPHEN VICKERS
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<interp inst="t18210110-1-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a printer. The last place I worked at was for Russell, at Guilford. I live at No. 38, George-street, Bloomsbury. I frequent the Coach and Horses, public-house, and perfectly well remember one night somebody coming in and saying a gentleman had been robbed in Drury-lane. I got to the public-house that day between three and four o'clock - the information was given after five o'clock; the prisoners were in the room at the time, Bullock sat in the box when I went into the room, and Wootten was in another part of the room.</p>
<p>MR. PLATT. Q. Where did Farthing sit - A. At the opposite end of the box facing the fire in the corner-seat; Bullock sat about the middle of the table between Farthing and me, on the left of Farthing; Wootten sat opposite to Farthing by the fire side. I was there when they were taken. The robbery was talked of in the course of the next day. Wootten was smoking his pipe, and joining in conversation; Bullock and I were talking together. I do not remember their playing at any game. I first saw them there between three and four o'clock. I was there all the evening with them.</p>
<p>Q. How long is it since Russell employed you - A. Three years, I have been out of employ ever since. I receive money from my son, who works for Mr. Davey, a printer. I have no money.</p>
<p>Q. When did you first mention this - A. It was the general conversation. Pritchard, the landlord, knew the prisoners very well.</p>
<p>Q. Have you been in trouble yourself - A. I have, I do not know that I am bound to say what for.</p>
<p>Q. Were you charged with a robbery - A. Yes, only once. I was tried here for house-breaking two years ago. I have had no conversation with the prisoners since they were taken; their friends told me they were to be tried to-day. One Brandon told me it was necessary to prove, if possible, that they were there, and asked if I objected to come and state the truth. I have worked on the Sun, Statesman, and Examiner newspapers, some years ago. I kept a public-house at Westminster some years back.</p>
<p>Q. On the night the prisoners were taken, are you sure it was said that the prisoners were at the house at the time of the robbery - A. Yes, I am confident it was mentioned the night they were taken, directly after they were taken out.</p>
<p>Q. From whom did you derive the information that they were charged with a robbery that night - A. Directly after they were taken it was said they were charged with this robbery - I do not know who mentioned the charge. I recollected their being in the house, and said so; Farthing was there - I remember it because it was the day after Lord Mayor's day, and in the course of the following Sunday or Monday I ascertained the gentleman's name
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100006"/>who was robbed. I heard the prisoners were to be tried last Session, but I did not come.</p>
<p>MR. ANDREWS. Q. Did the officer say what they were charged with - A. I do not know. I have lived in George-street at different times for twelve months, Mr. Ennes is my landlord.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Ld. Chief
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<p>"Have I got you?" I called out A thief! and immediately they all fell to striking me. My head was so swelled with the blows I could not put my hat on for several days, my neck and shoulders were much bruised - they struck with their fists. I was totally senseless, and do not know what happened to me. When I came to myself I was on the ground, I had forgot what had happened, and felt for my watch - the men were all gone then. I was only senseless a short time, for the crowd with the procession had not got up on my recovering. I saw the prisoner again on the next Friday evening, and knew him instantly. I had a good view of his face, and I am sure he is the man.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by MR. PRENDERGAST. Q. Are you acquainted much with thieves - A. No, only two; the prisoner and another had been pointed out to me as such; when he was pointed out his nose was bleeding, a young man had struck him.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any conversation with the officer before you came here - A. No. It was about ten minutes before eleven o'clock; the procession had not got up. They all enclosed round me - the blows were struck before my watch was taken - I saw the prisoner take it, I had such a view of him as to identify him immediately - I had an oblique view of him. I think it was the second Saturday after the death of the late King that he was first pointed out to me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever say you could swear to him by the colour of his coat - A. No, never in my life. He had an olive brown frock-coat on, black velvet collar, a high shirt-collar, and a fashionable bell-crowned hat; he was always dressed genteel when I saw him. If he was tarred and feathered all over except his face I could swear to him. I described him at the office, and mentioned his particular walk. I could only see the hand of the man who received the watch.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-2-person72" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. The prosecutor described the prisoner; one Wright apprehended him, and brought him to me on the Friday following the robbery. I put him with ten or twelve others, and sent the prosecutor into the room, he indentified him.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. Was Friday the first time you saw him - A. I saw him on the Tuesday, but was not certain he was the man, and there being two or three together I did not like to take him. The prosecutor described him minutely. I told the prisoner I thought I wanted him, and to come up at seven o'clock in the evening - he did not come.</p>
<p>Q. You know he was tried last Session - A. Yes. I was once an officer of Bow-street, but left in consequence of a family quarrel, and I have a better situation. I have said I believed the prisoner was innocent.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. How came you to say so - A. Because he was very poor, and had nothing about him. I thought if he was a thief he would be better dressed, and there is a man about Whitechapel very much like him.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. On the 12th of December, I saw the officer in Salisbury-street, and asked him if he had heard of my being imprisoned for a thing I knew nothing of? he said he had heard of it, and wanted me for a gold watch got near Northumberland House on Monday; I said I could prove where I was. He said if I came up to the public-house at seven o'clock in the evening, he dare say he would make it all right. I did not go, and on Friday another officer took me; I was in the public-house by myself about three hours, and about half-past seven o'clock the officer called out</p>
<p>"Mike," and told me to go into the parlour to see if the man knew me. The prosecutor said,</p>
<p>"That is the man, I can swear by the colour of his coat." I was at the Swan, public-house, from Friday night till near two o'clock on Monday.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-2-person73" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a coffee shop in Swan-yard, Drury-lane. About eleven o'clock on Sunday night, the 10th of December, the prisoner came with a female, and engaged a bed - he called her Julia. They passed the night at my house, and next day about a quarter past one o'clock in the afternoon, the prisoner came down, and ordered a cup of tea and toast, as the female was rather unwell; he went up stairs again. When he came down he had some shoes, or something in his hand to be cleaned; he had not his shoes on, they were only slippers. It was a dirty day, and they appeared dry - I should have observed if he had been out. He returned up stairs - I
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<p>COURT. Q. Do you keep a house to admit any one - A. If they come in a quiet way I admit them.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-2-person74" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner about a quarter past twelve o'clock, or better, on Sunday evening, the 10th of December, at Mr. Williams's, I am servant there. The prisoner came in with a girl, and they slept there; the prisoner rose next day exactly at a quarter past one o'clock, I saw him come down; I had been for some beer, and met him as I returned with his shoes down at the heel, I gave him a brush to clean them with at the back door - he could not go out without my knowing it.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. How do you know he was not out - A. I was in the bar and tap-room all the morning. The door was kept shut all the morning - we seldom sell coffee in the morning.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-2-person75" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I know the prisoner. On the 10th of December, I met the prisoner in the Strand with his brother, about eleven o'clock at night, and walked almost to Westminster-bridge with them; he turned back with me, and went to Swan-yard. I was in his company all night; he got up about a quarter past one o'clock. He did not leave the bed before one - he sent me up some tea.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. How did you hear of this robbery - A. He said Jefferson, the officer, had told him he wanted him about it.</p>
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<p>Recommended to Mercy by the Prosecutor.</p>
<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<p>214.
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>The prisoner pleaded extreme distress.</p>
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<p>215.
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<p>Cross-examined by MR. ARABIN. Q. Did he confess immediately after denying it - A. It was a quarter of an hour after. He was eight years in our service, We detected him in stealing candles about two years ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-4-person91" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 8th of December I went to work about eight o'clock in the morning, Burgess was then at work. I went to the shed, the prisoner left the place where he worked, and went to the stove - I came down, found him there, and behind a parcel of skins I found this leather, wrapped in a handkerchief. I informed Mr. Rose. When the prisoner returned from breakfact he went to the stove, and I saw him bend his body back towards the leather. Mr. Rose and the constable came up almost immediately, took the leather from the stove, and asked who knew anything of it. Burgess said he knew nothing of it. I said I believed the handkerchief was his, as I had seen him with it many times - he still denied it. Mr. Rose gave him in charge - he was handcuffed, and as he was being taken from the shop he said it was his first offence, and desired Mr.
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I know nothing of it - it is not my handkerchief.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>216.
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<p>SECOND COUNT, stating them to belong to
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<interp inst="t18210110-5-person104" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming along about a dozen yards from the shop, and saw the prisoner snatch the stockings; I followed and saw him drop them - I am sure he is the man.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going home when the gentleman collared me - I am innocent.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>217.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18210110-6-off37 t18210110-6-crimeloc40"/>. On the 15th of December, about a quarter before five o'clock, Powell brought the prisoner into the shop with the stockings in his hands, which he had taken from the passage.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-6-person110" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a porter. I was passing the shop, and saw the prisoner take the stockings; I pursued and brought him back, without losing sight of him.</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>218.
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<interp inst="t18210110-7-person118" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. I was placed at Mr. Alderman Smith's. Pye said there was a light in the stables; we found three or four stable doors open. I remained at the gate while he got assistance, during which time the prisoner, Angel, came to the gate from the stable with a horse-cloth containing some cart harness and a bridle; seeing me he laid them down at the bottom of the half-gate. I asked what he had been doing? he said another man was up the yard. I sprung my rattle, and he rushed by me; I pursued him, and kept him in my sight until Potter took him. I went back to the gate and remained till Ball was found.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-7-person119" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Pye fetched me and Berry. I saw a man running up, and heard the rattle spring. I met Angel running speedily, and secured him - he struggled a good deal. After putting him in the watch-house, I returned and found Ball in the manger. I noticed his hat totter on his head, and a pair of traces was found squeezed hard in it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-7-person120" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with the others. Angel fell into Potter's hands, and Ball was found in the manger.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>ANGEL'S Defence. I have a large family.</p>
<p>BALL'S Defence. I was out of work. I slept in the stables three weeks - they were uninhabited.</p>
<p>ANGEL -
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18210110-7-defend114 t18210110-7-punish48"/> Transported for Seven Years </rs>.</p>
<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>219.
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<p>"You have, and you stole it." He said he had only a few halfpence - he pulled one out, and then 1 1/2 d. more; I knew them, they were mine.</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-8-person128" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In consequence of Paddock's losing money, I suspected the prisoner, and asked him what money he had? he said None. I insisted upon seeing - he produced it a halfpenny at a time, Paddock claimed them. I noticed the manner in which he took them out, and suspected that something more was there - I insisted on seeing what he had in his pocket, he said he had nothing, and asked to go to the privy. I sent for an officer who found my iron hoops in his pocket.</p>
<p>
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was in the cellar and picked the halfpence up - I found the iron under the water-cask.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>220.
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<p>JOHN BROWN. I am shopman to
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>The prisoner pleaded distress.</p>
<p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>SECOND DAY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 11.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined by MR. ANDREWS. Q. You were not conscious of having been robbed - A. No.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined. Q. Did you never say you doubted it - A. No.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>(Property produced, and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. It is a house of ill fame, any one can open the doors.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>223.
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<p>JAMES ALEXANDER. I am a constable. I searched the prisoner's box and her pockets. I found two keys, one of them opened the drawer where the money was, the other was the key of her box. I found the things mentioned, and 20 s. in silver, but no notes.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. She swears falsely.</p>
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<p>Of stealing to the value of 39 s. only.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Ld. Chf.
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<p>224.
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<p>SECOND COUNT, for uttering the same with the like intent.</p>
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<p>Q. In consequence of what you heard what did you do - A. I got Griffiths, the officer, and had him apprehended. We found him at the counting-house. Mr. Smith interrogated him as to his possession of the check? he gave him the same account as he gave me of it; but after being very closely pressed he said he found it. The check was not out of my sight at the banking-house. I am
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<p>The instrument not being produced the Jury found a verdict of</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<p>Cross-examined by MR. PLATT. Q. You were not sober - A. I had been drinking at the George - I was not tipsy, but a little drunk. I believe three people were round me, I saw no more. I am certain it was not in a crowd. There was a lamp just by. I went alone with him to the watch-house. Three of us had drank three pints of gin and beer.</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-14-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 27th of December I saw three men go up to Webb, and the one on the right took a pocket-book out of his coat-pocket, it was the prisoner. Webb immediately collared him and took him to the watch-house. I was close against him.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. Was not this a very dark night - A. Yes, I was going from town with Webb, he told me to recollect what I saw. I was with him at the public-house - he was not very drunk. I should not know the others again, but I know the prisoner by his coat - there were only three men. I never said I was not positive of the prisoner. I stood close by Webb, and was following him.</p>
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<p>Cross-examined. Q. Was there a crowd - A. There were ten or twelve people round the watch-house. I asked the boy to point out the man from three others, he said he could not say which was the man.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent.</p>
<p>- SEAMAN. I was coming from Poplar, and heard an altercation - the prosecutor caught hold of a man, and said</p>
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<p>226.
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<p>
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<p>Cross-examined by MR. PLATT. Q. It would take sometime to do this - A. Yes.</p>
<p>RICHARD STERN. I am shopman to Mr. Levy, who keeps a clothes-shop in Rosemary-lane. On Monday night, the 11th of December, about nine o'clock, the prisoner,
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<p>Cross-examined. Q. Any one could see what passed - A. Yes, the shop was open.</p>
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<p>"Let me look at them." My brother officer searched Joseph. The last witness said James had dropped something from his hat - I found it was a pocket-book and a razor, which fell close to him. I found two keys on him, one is broken; I asked him where he got them? he said two men met them near the London Hospital, and asked them to sell them. I took the lock off the prosecutor's street-door, and found a piece of key in it, which corresponds with the broken key. The books and all the property, except the desk, were with the clothes.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
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<p>The prisoners made no defence.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18210110-15-defend176 t18210110-15-punish92"/> DEATH </rs>. Aged 20.</p>
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<p>Of stealing above the value of 40 s., but not of the burglary.</p>
<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18210110-16-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , I live next door to Mr. Machin. I was standing at the door, and saw the prisoner standing at Mr. Machin's with another person; I suspected and watched them. A person passed by, and said,</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Ld. Chf.
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<p>228.
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<interp inst="t18210110-17-person200" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Allerton-street, near Finch's. I saw the prisoner looking in at the prosecutor's window - I am certain of him. He saw me looking at him, and then came towards me and went across the road. In about ten minutes I heard the cry of Stop thief! I knew him before by his once being a pot-boy in our neighbourhood.</p>
<p>
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<p>(Property produced, and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going to the Curtain-road, I ran, being cold, and the gentleman stopped me.</p>
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<p>Recommended to Mercy.</p>
<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner made no defence.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<p>232.
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<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was not in the shop at all.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<p>234.
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<p>"What do you want?" I said</p>
<p>"You are the man we want." We brought him away, and the prosecutor met us. I am sure from his dress that he is the man, but I did not see his face; I have no doubt of it.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. You saw a man running with a coat - A. Yes. I had not entered the room, but he said</p>
<p>"What do you want in my place?"</p>
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<p>Cross-examined. Q. You only saw him come out of the house - A. No.</p>
<p>
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<p>Cross-examined. Q. Was he not an acquaintance of the man who lodged there - A. No, he left his hat under the bed.</p>
<p>BARTHOLEMEW WOOD. I am a constable. The last witness brought the prisoner to my house for stealing a coat. I fetched the hat from the house, a handkerchief was in it. He said he had lost his hat, and I gave it to him.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. A man said I was a thief, and collared me; he pulled me about, and I ran into the house.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>235.
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100013"/>SECOND COUNT, stating it to belong to
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<p>THIRD COUNT, stating it to belong to persons unknown.</p>
<p>MR. ARABIN conducted the prosecution.</p>
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>The prisoner pleaded distress.</p>
<p>GUILTY. Aged 47.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>236.
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. It was dark. I heard the alarm, ran after the man, and they stopped me.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>237.
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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>238.
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<interp inst="t18210110-27-person278" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going down Store-street, and met the prisoner running. I attempted to stop him, he dropped something which appeared like a pelisse. I am sure he is the man.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was going to my sister's.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>239.
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<p>SECOND COUNT, stating them to belong to
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<p>WILLIAM SMITH. I am a fishmonger. The prisoner was running very rapidly down Cheapside, with the box in his hands, I took the box and collared him - he said he was going to take it home. He begged of me to let him go - I gave him in charge.</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>240.
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<p>"The watch be d - d." He held me against the wall, while the other four took my property and turned my pockets inside out - all five then ran up Bell-yard, and the watchman stopped the prisoner at the corner of Apollo-court and Bell-yard. I am sure he is the man - he was not out of my sight. I do not know what became of the others. I have not found my watch. I was quite sober.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by MR. ANDREWS. Q. You had been spending your Christmas night - A. Yes, at No. 3, Bedford-place. I was quite sober. I had no girls with me. Two women followed me into the street and had a glass of gin at the public-house - they teazed us for drink. I did not return to the coffee-shop. The women were not in my company, they followed the two men. I never told the landlord of the coffee-house that two women had robbed me - I never told anybody so. I do not know Cole - (looking at him.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-29-person294" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going on an errand for my mother, and passed Bell-yard about half-past six o'clock. I saw the prisoner lay hold of the prosecutor up against the wall, he had a white great-coat on. The prosecutor tried to hold him while he called Watch! but he hustled away, and ran up Bell-yard. I ran to see what became of the prisoner; he was turning down Apollo-court, the watchman came up and stopped him. I belong to St. Dunstan's charity-school.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. Was it light - A. Not quite. The prisoner had a white coat on.</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-29-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. About twenty minutes or half-past six o'clock, there was a repeated cry of Watch! at the bottom of Bell-yard; I got out of my box, which is in Bell-yard, ran towards the bottom of the yard, saw four or five men running up, and saw the prisoner in a white great coat; he turned short round Apollo-court, I seized the prisoner as he was the foremost of the men. I collared him and said,</p>
<p>"Is this the man?" The prosecutor came up and said he was the man, and gave him in charge for robbing him of his watch.</p>
<p>WILLIAM TURNER. I was constable of the night, the prisoner was brought to the watch-house, charged with holding the prosecutor while four others robbed him of his watch and seals. I searched him, and found 1 l. 14 s. on him, but nothing else. When I took him to Guildhall he had a coach; he threw his white great coat out of the coach-window to a person, who caught it and ran away with it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am perfectly innocent.</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-29-person296" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a coffee-shop in Ship-yard, Temple-bar. The prosecutor came to my house about four o'clock on the morning after Christmas Day, and asked if the young woman was there who had been to my house with him, I said I did not know he had been with any woman. He said,</p>
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<p>"We will go up and see if it is in the room." We went up and found a girl's bonnet but no girl. He said,</p>
<p>"Keep this bonnet till I come, and if the girl comes keep her." This was the first time I had seen him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him again that morning - A. He came, and asked me to light his pipe. He said there were three or four houses about, and I must see her if I went to them.</p>
<p>COURT. Q. You keep a house for women - A. They come to my coffee-room if gentlemen wish to treat them.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>THIRD DAY. FRIDAY, JANUARY 12.</p>
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<p>Before Mr. Recorder.</p>
<p>242. The same prisoners were again indicted for
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<p>MR. REYNOLDS, on the part of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, declined offering any evidence.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1>
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<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<p>244.
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<p>RICHARD PLUMKETT. The prisoner was delivered into my charge by the watchman.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was coming through the alley, and heard the cry. I fell down - the watchman took another man, but they said it was me.</p>
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<p>Recommended to Mercy.</p>
<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Park.</p> </div1>
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<p>245.
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<p>SECOND COUNT, for feloniously uttering the same with intent to defraud.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you let him have goods upon receiving that bill A. I did; he wanted me to give him some cash, and I gave him 10 s. He came in three or four times every day, and on the 11th he asked me for more money, which he said he would return in the afternoon. I agreed to let him have goods and money to the whole amount of the bill. He took another bill out of his pocket, and said</p>
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<interp inst="t18210110-33-person339" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner lodged with me. About a fortnight before Christmas he came in about ten or eleven o'clock one morning, and said he had had a little money from Mr. Cooke, and as he had some business to settle, he should not return to dinner; I did not see him for near three weeks after; he was brought to my house by a young man. He was in debt to me for his lodging - he was taken that day.</p>
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<p>COURT. That will not do.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18210110-34-person350" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I live there myself - he lives in St. Martin's-lane; the rent is paid out of the firm. About 27th of December a woman was taken into custody with a piece of our stuff, and next morning at Marlborough-street, on her examination, the prisoner was there, and suspecting he was connected with her, we had him taken - he was intoxicated, but quite competent to know what he was about. The Magistrate asked him what he was there for? he said about receiving a letter from his niece who was in trouble, that his name was
<persName id="t18210110-34-person351"> Joseph Perry
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<interp inst="t18210110-34-person351" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and that he lived at No. 20, Oxford-market.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="182101100016"/>Wales and I went there; the landlady shewed us the room - I found it unlocked, the officer went up before me. We found fifty-four yards of figured woollen stuff, twenty-six yards of brown twilled stuff, fifteen yards of green stuff, six deal boards for wrapping it on, and also 139 duplicates, two of them relating to two pieces of stuff - the pawnbroker gave one up. I cannot say when they were lost from our shop; a person might put their hands in to take them. My partner lives entirely at the other shop. We never sell them with the boards, except to houses we know. We have nine shopmen, they would not sell them without my knowledge. The goods are ours; the value of one piece is 42 s. 6 d. cost price.</p>
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<persName id="t18210110-34-person352"> JOHN WALES
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<interp inst="t18210110-34-person352" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found the stuffs at the house.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t18210110-34-person353"> JAMES ALDOUS
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<interp inst="t18210110-34-person353" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawbroker. On the 29th of October, the prisoner pledged a piece of cotton with me for 7 s. in his own name.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. About three weeks before Christmas, one Johnson, a licenced hawker, called and left these things in my care; he called again, said he was going in the country, and that he would fetch them on the 1st of January; whether he did or not I do not know as I was in confinement.</p>
<p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t18210110-34-defend343 t18210110-34-punish199"/> DEATH </rs>. Aged 46.</p>
<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Park.</p>
<p>247.
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