Old Bailey Proceedings, 7th December 1709.
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THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE Queen's Commission of the Peace, AND Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, Held for the CITY of London and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the OLD BAYLY.

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, being the 7th, 8th and 9th Days of December, 1709. In the Eighth Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign.

BEfore the Rt. Hon. Sir SAMUEL GARRARD , Baronet, Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Justice Powel , Mr. Justice Powys , Mr. Justice Gould , and Sir Peter King , Kt. Recorder; with several of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.

The Jurors were as followeth.

London Jury.

Richard Bosworth

Philip Constable

Edward King

William Paine

Richard Shepherd

Samuel Aldridge

Stephen Cray

James Hedgeabout

John Tomkins

James Allen

John Reynolds

John Whistler

Middlesex Jury.

Giles Riddle , Gent.

John Meard

William Callow

Samuel Chase

Edward Boswell

Joseph Spencer

Samuel Kelling

John Marriot

Charles Gardiner

Francis Rohdes

George Langton

James Serjenson

The Proceedings were as followeth:

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Joseph Wells , Aaron Jones & Sarah Pennyfeather , were Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of John Moss in the night-time, and taking from thence a brass Kettle, a brass Stew-pan, and a quantity of Bacon, with other Things, the Goods of the said John Moss , on the 30th of June last. It appear'd that in the night aforesaid, the Prosecutor's House was broken open, and the Goods mention'd taken away; that the next Night, the Prosecutor with one Lamas, going together near Marribone, met a Men with Sacks upon their Backs, and suspecting them, the Prosecutor took hold of Wells, and Lamas endeavour'd to seize Jones, but in the Scuffle was knock'd down by him; Murder was then cry'd out, and People coming to Lamas's Relief, (for he was much wounded in the Head) the Prisoners made their escape; when 1 of the Sacks were open'd the Prosecutor's Kettle was found therein. Timothy Owen (one of their Accomplices) Depos'd, that Bacon was brought to him, and he Shear'd it for them, and that Wells and Jones came that Night to his House in a very great Heat, and being ask'd why they staid so late? made answer, it was well they came at all, and then gave an account of the Fray; Jones, saying moreover, that he believed he had kill'd a Man, for he fell down like an Ox. The Prosecutor being positive that the Prisoners were the Men he took his Kettle upon, and they giving no account how they came by it, the Jury found them guilty of the Indictment ; but the Evidence not reaching Pennyfeather, she was acquitted .

[Death. See summary.]

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Mary Royly , of St. Anns Westminster , was Indicted for privately stealing 3 Shirts, the Goods of Robert Herring , on the 26th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoner, came to the Prosecutor's Shop, and there being only a little Child there, she amus'd it, by asking to hear her Read, and in the mean time took the Goods, which were found upon her as she was going off. The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

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Aaron Jones and Joseph Wells , were again Indicted, Jones for the Murder of John Lamas , by giving him one mortal Wound with a wooden Staff, on the left side of the Head, on the 30th of June last, of which he languish'd till the 6th of July following and then died, and Wells for aiding and assisting Jones in the said Murder . They were likewise Indicted for Murder upon the Coroners Inquest, It appearing that the Deceas'd died of the Wound given by Jones, mention'd in the former Tryal; and Wells assisting him in the same, the Jury found them both guilty of the Indictments .

They were again Indicted together with Sarah Pennyfeather , for breaking open the Dwelling-house of William Haydon in the Night time, and taking from thence, 12 pewter Dishes, 12 pewter Plates, a pair of Hempen Sheets, a pair of flaxen Sheets, with other things, the Goods of the said William Haydon , on the 11th of October last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor's House was broken open, and the Goods taken away; that afterwards, part of them was taken upon Owen, who prov'd that he bought them of Jones and Wells, and they giving no Account of their Property in the same, the Jury likewise found them guilty of this Indictment . But it not appearing that Pennyfeather was any further concern'd than being present when the Goods were sold, the Jury acquitted her.

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Mary Haynes , of St. Martins in the Fields , Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a brass Pail, value 12 s. the Goods of the Rt. Hon. the Countess of Dalkieth , on the 27th of August last. It appear'd that the Goods being lost, the Prisoner was apprehended upon Suspition, who before the Justice confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

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John Pope , Cornelius Pope and Jacob Jewman , were all three Indicted for feloniously Stealing 3 pitch Forks value 2 s. 6 d. the Goods of John Williams , on the 5th of July last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoners, they were acquitted .

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Dorothy Gidden and Mary Gidden , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing a quantity of wet Linnen , the Goods of several Persons on the 2d Instant. It appear'd that the Linen was stolen from the Washer Womans Line, and Mary Gidden being taken upon Suspicion, confess'd the taking of the Linen, and her Disposing of it to her Mother, on whom it was taken, the Jury found 'em both guilty of Felony

[Branding. See summary.]

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Brigget Morrison , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Damask Gown and Petticoat, a silk Hood, with other things, and 18s. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of Martha Stockdale , on the 29th of September last. But the Evidence not Fixing any thing upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

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Margaret Paine alias Bearbanks , and Eliz. Bellingam , were both Indicted, Pain for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Robert Shootwell , and taking from thence a parcel of Wearing Cloths , on the 21st of October last. Billingam for receiving and buying the same, she knowing them to be stolen . It appear'd that the Prosecutor's Wife lock'd the outward Door about 7 at Night and went out, but returning about 8, found the Lock broken and the Goods gone; that Information being given of Pain, upon search she was found at Billingam's House, and the Goods were taken out of Billingam's Lap, who had newly bought them of Pain. The Prisoners saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them both guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Richard Merriman , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for aiding and assisting Thomas Dark in the Murder of James Eysene , on the 23rd of August, 1707 . But the Evidence not proving in the least that the Prisoner was any ways concerned in the said Murder, the Jury acquitted him.

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Edward Drake , of the Parish of Stepney , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a silver Tankard value 7l. 18s. the Goods of Charles Culthorp , on the 20th of October last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor being a Pastry Cook , the Prisoner came to his House to eat Pyes, and being left by himself, open'd a Cup-board where the Tankard was, and took it out; but going off was taken with it upon him. The Prisoner offering nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Francis Smith and Jane Jackson alias Hider , was Indicted for stealing 2 Cloth Coats and a Peruke , the Goods of John Jordan , on the 20th of October last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor being a Shoomaker , the Prisoners, came to him in the Morning of the Date aforesaid, to bespeak Shooes, and in the Afternoon came again, the Prosecutor being out of the way, they went into the Room were the goods were, bundled them up and carry'd them off. The Fact being plain, the Jury found them both guilty to the value of 10d .

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Ann Wisden alias More , of St. Ann's Blackfriars , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 4 Stuff Curtains, a Looking-Glass, a Blanket and a Pillow Case , the Goods of Arthur Harding . It appear'd that the Prisoner lodg'd at the Prosecutors, and being left alone in the House, made use of that Opportunity to take the Goods and go off with them, but being afterwards taken, she confess'd the Fact; the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10d.

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John Lauton and Thomas Lauton , of St. Michael Crooked Lane , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Elephants Teeth value 6l. the Goods of James Bissouth , on the 30th of October last. The Evidence clearly proving the Fact upon them, and they saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them both guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Mary Taylor of St. Pauls [Text unreadable in original.], was Indicted for privately stealing [Text unreadable in original.] Linen Shirt value [Text unreadable in original.]

[Branding. See summary.]

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Catherine Hatt , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for privately stealing from the Person of Tho. Sharpley , 2 Guineas and 20s. in Mony , the Mony of the said Tho. Sharpley, on the 2d. of November last. But the Evidence not fixing the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

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R- J- , was Indicted for feloniously receiving and buying 6 Elephants Teeth, stolen by John Louton and Thomas Louton , from James Bissouth , the said R- knowing them to be stolen . It appear'd by the Evidence, that John and Thomas Louton, (Apprentice Boys) were observ'd to carry the Prosecutor's Goods to the Prisoner, who was seen to weigh them out, and gave less than the value for them. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoner saying little in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Mary White , of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for stealing a silk Scarf, value 20s. and a Pewter Pot 2s. the Goods of Isabella Steward , on the 13th of October last. But none appearing against her, she was acquitted .

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Ann Williams , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a stuff Gown, a Damask petticoat, a Hempen Smock, 4 Aprons and a Hat , the Goods of Mary Stevens . It appear'd that the Prisoner stole the Goods out of the Prosecutor's Box, some of which were found upon her, and upon her Examination she confess'd the whole Fact, and she alledging nothing in her Defence, the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10d.

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Elizabeth Johnson , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for privately stealing from the Person of Joshua Waller 7s. in Mony , on the 27th of November last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor going to his House in Dean-street, between Wild-street and Drury-Lane , as he was making Water, the Prisoner and another Woman came to him, one held him by one Arm, and the other by the other, and ask'd him if they might not hold him out? but at the same time his Mony was taken out of his Pocket by one of them; the Prisoner saying little for her self, the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10d.

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John Price , of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , was Indicted for privately stealing from the Warehouse of William Witton a quantity of Lead and Iron, and an Iron Scale Beam, the Goods of the said William Witton , on the 5th of November last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor's Warehouse being Robb'd, he apprehended the Prisoner upon Suspicion, who before a Justice confess'd the Fact; and he saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty to the value of 10d.

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Elizabeth Cross , of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Velvet Cushion value 15s. the Goods of James Swan , on the 22d of October last. She was a 2d time Indicted for feloniously stealing a velvet Cushion value 20s. the Goods of John Hancock , on the 13th of October last. It appear'd that the Prisoner took the Goods out of the Prosecutor's Chairs, and being afterwards taken confess'd the Facts; the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10d.

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Elizabeth Smith alias Evers and Elizabeth Hopley , of St. Peter's Cornhill , were both Indicted Smith for feloniously stealing 6l. in Mony, and divers Goods from John Hill on the 1st of October last and Hopley for receiving and buying the said Goods, she knowing then to be stolen . [Text unreadable in original.] being clearly prov'd against the Prisoners, and they saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them both guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Mary Watkins , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for receiving and buying a Sarcenet Hood , [Text unreadable in original.], and a silver Spoon the [Text unreadable in original.] stolen by Ann Knight , the said [Text unreadable in original.] stolen; but there being no [Text unreadable in original.], the Jury acquitted her.

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[Text unreadable in original.] of the Parish of Edmonton , was [Text unreadable in original.] Dwelling-house of G. Pom- [Text unreadable in original.] in the Night-time and taking from thence 30 Gal- [Text unreadable in original.] on the 25th of October last. But [Text unreadable in original.] he was acquitted .

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[Text unreadable in original.] of St. Mildred Poultrey , was Indicted for privately stealing a silk Handkerchief value 2s. from the Person of Edward Phillips . But it not appearing that the Prisoner committed the Fact, the Jury acquitted her.

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Mary Vaughan , of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for privately stealing 2 Guineas and a silver Hilted Sword, from the Person of Thomas Stanfield . But the Evidence not proving the Indictment, the Prisoner was acquitted .

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William Marvel alias Marven , of the Parish of St. Magnus , was Indicted for privately stealing 20 Yards of Muslin, value 4 l. the Goods of Jeremy Shadwell , on the 17th of October last. It appear'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop to buy Linnen, and the Prosecutor's back being turned to reach some, the Prisoner made use of that opportunity to take the Goods from the Counter, which were immediately found upon him. He being an old Offender, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

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Ann Varnom , of St. Botolphs without Aldgate , was Indicted for feloniously stealing the Carkass of a Sheep value 5 s. the Goods of Andrew Duke , on the 8th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoner took the Goods from the Prosecutor's Stall, which were taken upon her as she was going off; the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

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Margaret Wilson , of London, Widow , was Indicted for privately stealing 26 Yards of Shalloon , the Goods of William Barry , on the 2d of December last. But none appearing against her, she was acquitted .

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Matthew Cane , of St. Antholins , was Indicted for stealing 7 pound of Cheese value 2 s. the Goods of Robert Davy , on the 5th of November last. But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, he was acquitted .

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Mary Lee , of London, Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Cloath Coat, value 10 s. the Goods of Samuel Binks , on the 7th of October last. It appear'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors and stole the Goods, which were afterwards taken upon her, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

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William Hall , of the Parish of Edmonton , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling House of Bridget Jones , Widow , and taking from thence a quantity of strong Beer, value 4 s. the Goods of the said Bridget Jones , on the 7th of October last. It appear'd that the Prisoner got into the Prosecutor's House thro' a Window, and took the Goods, but being taken in the Fact, the Jury found him guilty to the value of 10 d.

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William Ward , of St. Mary Le Bow , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a red Cow, value 8 l. the Goods of Joseph Cornish , on the 26th of November last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor lost his Cow from his Ground, which was found upon the Prisoner, who confess'd the Fact, the Jury found him guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Matthew Gilpin , of St. Catherine Creed Church , was Indicted for privately stealing from the Person of John Broomer , a Cambrick Handkerchief, value 3 s. on the 13th of November last. But the Evidence not giving sufficient Proof of the Fact, the Jury acquitted him.

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John Lassel and John Dunstall , of the Parish of Harmsworth , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 pieces of Broad Bloth, with other things , the Goods of several Persons on the 24th of October last. It appear'd that the Goods were lost from a Packhorse upon the Road in the Night, and taken upon the Prisoners. But they in their Defence proving that they found the same, the Jury acquitted them.

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Thomas Danban , of St. Margaret's Westminster , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of George Nailor , Esq; in the Night time, with an Intent to rob the same , on the 3d of November last. It appear'd that on the Date aforesaid, a Servant in the Prosecutor's House, hearing a Noise, got out of his Bed and found the Prisoner, who had taken an Iron Bar out of the Window, thro' which he enter'd into the House. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

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James Batten , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of flaxen Sheets, a Blanket, 2 Feather Pillows and 40 pound of Feathers , the Goods of Samuel Brockburn , on the 27th of August last. But it not appearing that the Prisoner committed the Fact, the Jury acquitted him.

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Henry Rout and John Long were both Indicted upon 2 Indictments, the 1st for assaulting William Cure upon the Queens Highway, and taking from him a silver Watch, value 6 l. an Iron Tobacco Box, a Snuff Box, an Agat handle Knife and Fork, a Handkerchief and 12 Guineas, the Goods of the said William Cure , on the 19th of November last. They were again Indicted for assaulting John Nichols upon the Queen's Highway, and taking from him 36 Guineas in Money, the Goods of the said Nichols , on the Date aforesaid. The Prosecutors depos'd, that coming to London together, they were assaulted by the 2 Prisoners (and 2 Men more not taken) a little on this side Tyburn ; Rout rob'd Cure, and Long rob'd Nichols; the Prosecutors were both positive to the Prisoners. Long's Lodgings being search'd, Mr. Cure's Knife and Fork and Handkerchief, were found in his Possession; the Watch was likewise found and prov'd to be swapt by Rout, for 10 s. and another Watch. The Evidence being positive, and the Prisoners saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them both guilty of the Indictments .

Henry Rout, Thomas Evans and S - T - , of the Parish of Pancrass , were all 3 Indicted for assaulting Isaac Cook upon the Queens Highway, and taking from him a Silver Watch value 7 l. a steel Snuff Box 10 s. a Raisor 2 s. 2 silver Medals 5 s. and 15 s. in Mony, the Goods and Mony of the said Cook , on the 14th of October last. The Prosecutor depos'd, that Riding to Kentish Town, between Grays-Inn-Lane and Pindar of Wakefield , was met by 3 Men, 2 of them, (viz.) Rout and Evans assaulted him with drawn Swords, and took from him the Goods mention'd in the Indictment: These 2 the Prosecutor swore positively to, having had a perfect view of them. It further appear'd that they were afterwards seen with part of the Goods, some of which were taken upon them, and produc'd in Court. The Evidence being positive against the said Rout and Evans, and they saying nothing for themselves, the jury found them guilty of the Indictment . But nothing more being prov'd against S -, than that he was seen soon after the Robbery, in the Company of the other 2, the Jury acquitted him.

[Death. See summary.]

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Mary Heatly alias Butler alias Irish Moll , was Indicted for assaulting Eliz. Gilbert upon the Queens Highway, and taking from her a gold Ring, a silk Furbelow Scarf and 2 s. in Mony, the Goods of the said Gilbert , on the 23d of October last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

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John Munford , of St. James Clerkenwell , was Indicted for the Murder of John Mercer , by giving him one Mortal Wound upon his Right-Arm with a Musket laden with Small-Shot, on the 23d of November last, of which he languish'd till the 28th of the same, and then died . It appear'd that the Prisoner, with others of his Friends, on the Thanksgiving-Day at Night, were merry-making together at an Ale-house, and about 12 at Night they quarrel'd about going home, and proceeded from words to blows, that one in the Company had received a Wound, upon which Murder was cry'd out; that then the Constable and Watch, with the Prisoner, who was Beadle , was sent for to the House to keep the Queens-Peace; upon which the Deceased and another Man, went through a Trap-Door into the Gutter of the House, that they being the Aggressors, they commanded them to surrender themselves; instead of which they were very Outrageous, pull'd the Tiles from the House and threw them at the Constable and his Assistant, and dangerously Wounded a Watchman upon the Eye. That then the Prisoners Gun was sent for from the Watch-house and Intreaties were used with them to surrender; but they continu'd in their obstinacy, and swore they would either kill or be kill'd. The Prisoner did then put his Gun to the Hole they went out at, and discharg'd it, the Shot all alighting on his Arm, shatter'd the Bone to that degree, that it was the Surgeon's advice to have it cut off, which might have sav'd his Life; but not following that advice, and want of care, he died of his Wound. It appearing further, that the Deceas'd all along blam'd himself for what was done, and imputed all to his own Obstinacy. The Prisoner in his Defence producing a great number of credible Witnesses, who gave him an extraordinary Character, the Jury acquitted him.

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Thomas Smith and Mary Mason , were both Indicted for breaking open, in the Night-time, the Dwelling-House of the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Westmorland , and taking from thence a Pair of Window-Curtains, value 20 s. a Repeating-Clock, 15 l. 154 Yards of Crimson-Damask, 70 l. 18 Yards of Muslen, 3 l. an Indian Quilt, 5 l. a Parliament Robe, 5 l. with several other

things to a considerable value, the Goods of the said Thomas Earl of Westmorland , on the 23d of October last. The chief Evidence was one Nath, Waters , a Person concern'd in the Fact, who depos'd that on the 16th or 17th of October last, the Prisoner and himself went to the Prosecutors House, and the Prisoner being the taller Man, got over the Wall, open'd the Gate, and let him in; that then the Prisoner lifted up a Sash-Window, and they both enter'd the House, and broke open divers Locks of Chests, &c and took the Goods mention'd, with abundance more, and loaded themselves 5 several times and carry'd them to Mrs. Whittle , of whom they receiv'd Money for some of them. It further appear'd, when the Prisoners Lodgings were search'd, that Napkins and other things of the Prosecutors were found there. The Prisoner saying little in his Defence, and being an Old Offender, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment . The Evidence not touching Mason, she was acquitted .

[Death. See summary.]

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Robert Whykes and Ester Wiles , of St. Mary Aldermary , were both Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Ream of Writing-Paper, value 7 s. the Goods of Edward Brownsword , on the 4th Instant. It appear'd that the Prosecutor being gone to Church, and leaving Easter Wiles at home, in Sermon-time she let the other Prisoner in and gave him the Goods, which were taken upon him as he was going off with them. The Prisoners saying little in their Defence, the Jury found them both Guilty to the value of 10 d.

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The Tryals being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth.

Received Sentence of Death 8.

William Marvel, Thomas Dunban, Aaron Jones, Joseph Walls, Henry Rout, Thomas Evans, John Long, Thomas Smith.

Burnt in the Hand 13.

Mary Taylor, Margaret Pain, Elizabeth Billingam, William Ward, Dorothy Gidden, Mary Gidden, Elizabeth Smith, Eliz. Hopley, Edward Drake, Sarah Reynolds, John Louton, Thomas Louton, R - J - .

Petty Larcenies 15.

Mary Lee, Ann Varnom, William Hall, Mary Hayes, S - W - , Ann Wisdell, Francis Smith, Jane Isaacson, Mary Royly, John Price, Elizabeth Cross, Ann Williams, Robert Wykes, Esther Wiles, Elizabeth Johnson.

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SToughton's great Cordial Elixir: Now famous throughout Europe for the Stomach and Blood, as is describ'd in the Balls with it, prepar'd only by him, Apothecary, at the Unicorn in Southwark, set forth 19 Years: It makes the best Purl in Beer or Ale, Purl Royal in Sack, and the bitter Draught in a Minute, being the best and most pleasant Bitter in the World; now drank by most Gentlemen in their Wine, instead of any other, much exceeding any Bitter made with Wormwood, which being so excessive hot and drying, thickens the Blood, dulls the B and spoils the Sight, besides it hinders Vigour and Sprightliness, which this excites. Sold at the Author's House, and at many Book sellers and Coffee-houses in and about the City of London; also at some one such place in most Cities and great Towns in Europe at 8 s. a Bottle. Where it is not yet sold, any Person who send first, may have it to sell again with good Allowance, many now selling 50 or 60 Dozen a Year, some more. The Seal on each Bottle has Richard Stoughton cut round, or else 'tis a Counterfeit.

THE Charitable Surgeon: Or, the best Rememedies for the worst Maladies, reveal'd. Being a new and trut way of Curing (without Mercury) the several degrees of the Venereal Distemper in both Sexes, whereby all Persons, even the meanest Capacities, may for an inconsiderable Charge, without confinement or knowledge of the nearest Relation, cure themselves easily, speedily and safely, by the Methods prescrib'd, without the help of any Physician, Surgeon or Apothecary; or being expos'd to the hazardous attempts of Quacks and Pretenders. To which is subjoin'd, a new discovery of the true Seat of Claps in Men and Women, different from the commonly received Opinion of Authors. As also a peculiar Method of curing their Gleets and Weaknesses, whether Venereal, Seminal, or otherwise, with some other pertiment Obsen vaticon relating thereto, never before taken notice of. Likewise the certain easie way to escape Infection, tho' never so often accompanying with the most polluted Companion. By T. C. Surgeon, Printed for, and sold by Edmund Curl at the Dial in Fleetstreet, 1708. price stitch'd 1 s.

MArten's Treatise (being the Sixth Edition, with large Additions) of all the Degrees and Symptoms of the Venereal Disease, in both Sexes; Explicating Naturally and Mechanically its Causes, Kinds, various Ways of Infecting the Future of Hereditary Infection; Certainty of knowing whether Infected or not: Infallible Way to prevent Infection; Basiness of Cure when Infected, Reasons why so many miss of Cure; how to know when, and when cots, in Skilful Hands for Cure, and the use and Abuse of Mercury in the Cure. Necessary to be Read and Observ'd by all Persons that Now have. Ever had, (many other Diseases being occasion'd by the Venereal Taiot and Mercury,) or at any time May have the Misfortune of that Distemper, in order to prevent their being Ruin'd by Ignorant Pretenders, Quacks, Mountebanks, Impostors, &c whose Notorious Practices are clearly evinc'd. To which is added, The Cause and Cure of Old Gleets, and Weaknesses in Men and Women, whether Venereal or Seminal, briefly describing the Use and Abuse of their Genital Parts, and why Gleets (as sometimes they do) hinder Procreation, causing Impotency, &c in Men, and Sterility, &c in Women. With some Remarkable Cases of that Kind inserted. The whole Interspers'd with peculiar Prescriptions, many Pertinent Observations, Histories and Letters of very Remarkable Cures. The like for general Advantage, never Publishd, by any Author, Ancient Modern, since the Disease came first to be known in the World. By J. Marten, Chirurgeon. With a Copious Index to the Whole. Sold by N. Crouch at the Bell in the Poultry, and J. Knapton and M. Atkins, in St. Paul's Church-yard, A. Collins at the Black Boy in Fleetstreet, P. Varenne at Seneca's Head in the Strand, Ch. King in Westminster-Hall; Booksellers, and at the Author's House, the further end of Hatton-Garden, on the Left-hand beyond the Chappel, John Marten Surgeon write over the Door. Price Bound 4 s.

RObert Whitledge, who formerly lived at the Bible in Creed Lane, is remov'd to the Bible and Ball in Ave-Mary Lane, near Ludgate, where all Booksellers and others may be furnished with Bibles and common Prayers of all sorts, with Cuts or without, Rul'd or Unrul'd, bound in Turkey Leather or plain, Mr. Sturt's Cuts curiously engrav'd, also other same Cuts, and fisted for all Sizes of Common-Prayer. The Duty of Man's Works of all Sizes. The Duty of Man in Latin. Latin and French Common-Prayers, Tate and Brady's New Version of Psalms, with the new Supplement. Dr. Gibson on the Sacrament. The Statutes at large, in 3 Vots. Washington and Wingate's Abridgement of them. The Lord Clarendown's History of the Rebellion, in Folto and Octavo. And the new Translation of Esops Fables. All which Cuts are likewise sold by J. Baker in Mercers Chappel in Cheapside. Also Bp. Beveridges Works in 5 Vol. Dean Stanhope on the Epistles and Gospels, in 4 Vol The Watch Common Prayer.

ALL Melancholly and Hypochondriacal Distempers of Mind, with strange Fears, dismal Apprehensions, great Oppressions and Sinking of Spirits (little understood, unless Experienc'd, and as seldom Cured by any common Means) also the most extreme Giddinesses, and Pains in the Head, Paintings, Tremblings, or any other Disorders arising from Vapours; are successfully cured (with God's Blessing) by a Physician well experienc'd therein, and of more than 20 Years Practice in those deplorable Cases: who also Cures Convulsions and all other the most strange and violent Fits, if curable, which he informs on sight of their Water. Living next Door to Shadwell Coffee-House in Upper-Shadwell, near London: Where those that have occasion, and live remote, may direct their Letters, and they shall be speedily answer'd, or attended on if desired.

These are to give Notice.

THat Susanna the Daughter of Dr. Thomas Kirleus, who was Sworn Physician in Ordinary to King Charles II. &c she having had above 20 Years Experience in the Dr. Life time, not only in making of Medicines, but knowing the true way of administring them; she with the same Pills and Drink hindring no Business, Cures all Ulcers, Sores, Itch, Scurf, Scurvies, Leprosies and Venereal Diseases at all times of the Year, which Medicines she makes as her Father did, without the dangerous use of Mercury that is generally used by others. She hath cured many in this City and Country after fluxing, which raiseth the Malignity and other Evils from the lower parts, and fixes it in the Head, and so destroys many. Take heed whom you trust in these Cures, for many pretends to it, but few can do it; she deals with all Persons according to their Abilities. The Pills 1 s. the Box, the Drink 3 s. a Quart, she gives her Advice Gratis to all that write or come to her. She still lives at her House at the Glass Lanthorn in Plow-yard in Grays-Inn-Lane, where she has lived above 20 Years.


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