Old Bailey Proceedings, 6th December 1710.
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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 6th, 7th, and 8th Days of December, 1710. In the Ninth Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign.

BEfore the Right Hon. Sir GILBERT HEATHCOTE , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Lord Chief Justice Trevor, Mr. Justice Powes, 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 Kimble

William Christopher

James Allen

Timothy Matthews

John Reynolds

John Whistler

Robert Mead

John Cookson

John Pansford

Joseph Hulton

Joseph Drury

Richard Shepherd .

Middlesex Jury.

Thomas Moody

Abraham Harrison

Edward Tompkins

Laurence Randall

Thomas Barlow

Thomas Hull

Robert Jones

Daniel Croker

Thomas Yeomans

Charles Gardner

Thomas Stiff

Thomas Phillips .

The Proceedings were as followeth:

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Christian Freeman , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was indicted for privately stealing from the Person of John Miles a Pair of Leather Saddle-Bags, 2 Holland Shirts, 2 Holland Neckclothes, with other Things , the Goods of the said John Miles , on the 22d of Novem. last. He was indicted again for privately Stealing from the Person of James Butcher , a Pair of Leather Saddle Bags, with Linnen and other Things , on the Date aforesaid: It appear'd that the Prosecutors, riding together in Holbourn, observ'd the Prisoner to dog them from place to place, and Miles missing of his Bags saw the Prisoner drop them from him and run away. It further appear'd, that riding a little further Butcher miss'd his Bags, and seeing the Prisoner with them, cried, Stop Thief, upon which he was apprehended. The Fact being plain, and he saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Miles Kidd , of Hendon , was indicted for feloniously stealing two Ewe Sheep, value 20 s. the Goods of Thomas Lamas , on the 11th of Novem. last; to which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Sarah White , of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing 23 Yards of Holland Check, and 12 Yards of English Check , the Goods of Margaret Powel , on the 4th of Novemb. last. It appear'd that the Prisoner came into the Prosecutor's Shop (no Person being there) and took the Goods: The Prosecutor's Servant being backward, hearing a Noise, went to the Shop, where she found the Prisoner going off with the Goods. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Mary Davis , of London, was indicted for stealing a Diaper Table-Cloth, a Pewter Pot, 2 Pewter Dishes, a Silk Hood and Apron, with other Things , the Goods of Ralph Wilson , on the 20th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoner was the Prosecutor's Servant ; and while the Family was in Bed, the Prisoner arose at Midnight, went into the Bar where the Goods were, took them from thence, and made her Escape, part of which were afterwards found upon her, and she confessing the rest, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Anne Freeman , was indicted for stealing wearing-Clothes, Linnen, and several other Things to a considerable Value , the Goods of Anne Broady , and several other Persons, on the 27th of October last. It appear'd that the Prisoner was Anne Broady 's Servant : That the said Broady went out and left the Prisoner with her Child; but returning, she was gone, and the Goods missing; being afterwards taken, confess'd the Fact. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Michael Franso , and Paul Johnson , were indicted for feloniously stealing a Holland Shirt, value 5 s. the Goods of Edward Killet , 3 Holland Shirts , the Goods of Clement Tacker , on the 11th of October last. It appear'd that Franso, with another not taken, were seen in the Yard where the Goods were hung a drying; and to take them from thence; which being afterwards found upon them. The Jury found Franso guilty to the Value of 10 d. but nothing appearing against Johnson, he was acquitted .

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Catharine Smith , of St. Martins in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Tankard, value 5 l. the Goods of Richard Creswell , on the 5th of October last; to which Indictment she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Richard Sesill , of St. John, Wapping , was indicted for feloniously stealing 5 Holland Shirts, 2 Holland Smocks, a Stuff Peticoat, and divers others Things , the Goods of William Tovey , on the 1st of Novem. last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor's Wife about 9 in the Morning went to the Brew-house, and when she came back, saw the Prisoner come from her Shop with an Apron full of Things, which prov'd to be the Prosecutor's: The Prisoner giving no Account how he came by them, the Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Allen Smith , of St. Clements Danes , was indicted for felonions stealing 12 Pair of Stockings, value 10 s. from the Shop of John Prichard , on the 23d of October last . It appear'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop, and took the Goods from the Bulk, but going off, was himself taken with them upon him. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Thomas Batersby , of St. Sepulchres , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Black Mare, value 5 l. the Goods of Richard Fabion , on the 3d of September last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor lost his Mare from his Grounds, which he took upon one Oldrid. It further appear'd, that Oldrid bought it for 5 l. of the Prisoner, who giving no Account of

his Property in the same. The Jury found him guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

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Charles Leverston , of St. Botolph, without Aldgate , was indicted for feloniously stealing 11 Pair of Gloves, value 10 s. the Goods of John Dod , on the 14th of Novem. last: But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon him, he was acquitted .

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John Sturt , of St. Dunstans in the West , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Hat-Case, value 6 d. and a Beaver-Hat, 30 s. the Goods of James Whitlock , on the 28th of October last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor alighting from an Hackney Coach, while the Door was open, a Man, not taken, took the Goods out of the Coach and gave them to the Prisoner, which after some Resistance were taken from him. The Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Thomas Davis , of St. Michael Queen Higth , was indicted for feloniously stealing 4 Sacks, value 8 s. and 16 Bushels of Malt 50 s. the Goods of John Gyles , on the 8th of November last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor lost his Malt out of his Lighter, and receiving Information that the Prisoner was suspected to have stolen it, apprehended him, and found 3 Sacks of it in his Possession. The Prisoner before the Justice confess'd the Fact. The Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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David Evans , of the Hamlet of Hammersmith , was indicted for feloniously stealing 29 Ells of Hamborough Cloth , the Goods of John Hern , on the 22d of October last. It appear'd that the Goods were lost from the Whitsters Grounds , and part of them taken upon a young Woman, who prov'd that she had them of the Prisoner, upon which his Lodging was search'd, where the rest was found. He giving no Account how he came by them, the Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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John Mocket , of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Linnen Sheet, value 5 s. a Pillow 2 s. a Brass Candlestick 2 s. and 3 Pictures 12 d. and other Things , the Goods of Elizabeth Holiday , on the 28th of October last. It appear'd the Prisoner lodg'd at the Prosecutor's, and on the Date afore-said he came down, gave the Key to his Landlady and went out, while gone, she went into his Lodging and miss'd the Goods, that being afterwards apprehended, he confess'd the Fact. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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William Newton , of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate , was indicted for privately stealing a Gold Ring, value 8 s. the Goods of Edward Cortup , on the 13th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop to buy a Ring, and 4 were shewed him ; but disagreeing about the Price, the Prisoner was going off without buying, the Prosecutor's Servant missing one of his Rings, call'd him back, and charg'd him with the taking it; the Prisoner denying it; Threats were us'd, upon which the Prisoner return'd it to him again. The Fact being plain, the Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Thomas Gouge , of Parish of St. Pancrass , was indicted for assaulting Edward Dodson upon the Queen's High-way, and taking from him a Peruke, value 25 s. and 3 half Pence in Money , the Goods and Money of the said Edward Dodson , on the 7th of November last: But the Evidence not proving that the Prisoner was the Man that committed the Robbery, the Jury acquitted him.

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F - E - , of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , was indicted for privately stealing from the Person of William Edwards , 46 Guineas, one half Guinea, and a twenty Shilling Piece of Gold : But the Evidence not affecting the Prisoner, she was acquitted . The Prosecution appearing malicious, the Prisoner was granted a Copy of the Indictment.

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Frances Lomax , of Brentford , was indicted for privately stealing from the Person of - Edgar , 17 s. but the Evidence not being strong enough to convict the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

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Elizabeth Meechim alias Murfey , was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Silver Tankards, value 10 l. the Goods of James Murfey . But none appearing against her, she was acquitted .

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Sarah Collins of Fulham , Widow , was indicted for feloniously stealing two Pullets, one Hen, and five Cocks , the Goods of William Phelps , on the 21st of Novem. last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor, when in Bed, heard a Noise among his Poultry, and looking out at his Window saw the Prisoner, he then went down and took her with the Goods upon her. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Mary Bradshaw alias Seymour , of St. Giles's without Cripplegate was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Stuff Gowns, Value 20 s. a Stuff Petticoat 3 s. with other things, the Goods of Elizabeth Morgan . A Cloth Petticoat 5 s. a Stuff Peticoat 3 s. 3 Dowlace Smocks 15 s. the Goods of Anne Downing . The Fact was plainly prov'd upon the Prisoner; but sufficient Proof being given in Court that she was an Idiot, the Jury acquitted her .

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Thomas Trevors and Elizabeth his Wife , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing a Stuff Gown, value 3 l. a Stuff Petticoat, 20 s. a Silk Riding-hood, 40 s. the Goods of Thomas Bellows , on the 15th of September last; but the Evidence not proving the Fact upon them, they were acquitted : And Indicted again, for feloniously stealing a Parcel of Pewter from Thomas Davis , on the 23d of October last; but no Proof appearing, they were acquitted .

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Mary Seaton , of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Yards of printed Callico, and 4 Yards of printed Holland , the Goods of Jeremy Frances , on the 2d of November last. It appear'd that about 6 in the Evening the Prisoner went privately into the Prosecutor's Shop, and took the Goods from the Counter, and was going off; but being discover'd, she was brought back, and upon search they were found upon her. The Jury found her guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Jane Parker , of St. Mary Woolnorth , was Indicted for privately stealing 160 Yards of Muslen, value 20 l. the Goods of John Floyd , on the 16th of November last; but the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

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John Johnson and Benjamin Williams , of the Parish of Maribone , were Indicted for feloniously stealing 5 Suits of lac'd Muslen Pinners, value 5 l. 2 furbelow Aprons, 15 s. with other things , the Goods of Elizabeth Page , on the 9th of November last. It appear'd that Williams was taken up in the Night time by a Watchman, with a Design to have him Impress'd into the Queen's Service, and carrying him to an House, observ'd his Pocket to stick out, upon which he was search'd, and part of the Goods mention'd found upon him. He then confess'd, that he, with Johnson, committed the Robbery. Johnson being afterwards taken, part of the Goods were likewise found upon him. The Prisoners saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them both guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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John Baker , of St. Bridget's , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 pewter Pots, value 3 s. the Goods of William Davenport and Alexander Tuckey . But the Evidence not proving any thing upon him, he was acquitted .

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Christian Bayley , of St. Margaret's Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing, 9 Yards of Muslen, value 17 s. 17 Yards of Edging, 20 s. 14 Yards of Ribbond, 16 s. and 2 Neckcloths , the Goods of John Norton , on the 20th of May last. But the Evidence not being strong enough, the Jury acquitted her.

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William Cooper , of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for committing the detestible Sin of Buggary, with a Person unknown , on the 20th of November last. But the Fact not being prov'd upon him, the Jury acquitted him.

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Sarah Robinson and Elizabeth Williams alias Stiles , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Tea-kettle, value 20 l. a Silver Stand, 3 l. 6 Silver Spoons, gilt, 12 s. a Silver Tongs, 10 s. a Silver Coffee-pot, 6 l. with other Pieces of Plate to a considerable Value , the Goods of Peter la Peiper . But the Evidence proving nothing against them, they were acquitted .

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Giles Spencer , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling House of Joseph Eaton , and taking from thence 6 Cheeses, value 3 l. on the 26th of June last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact against the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

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Phillip Weeks , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Wooden Box, value 6 d. 3 Gross of Silk Laces, 5 s. 3 Dozen of Belladine Lace, 12 s. and 12 s. in Money , the Goods and Money of Peter Nash , on the 6th of July last. The Fact being plainly prov'd upon him, the Jury found him guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Richard Brown , of the Parish of Hamstead , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Gold Ring, value 20 s. the Goods of Richard Sayers , on the 8th of September last. But the Evidence not being strong enough against the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

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Charles Goodale , of St. Botolph without Aldgate , was indicted for privately stealing 11 Pair of Leather Gloves, value 10 s. the Goods of John Dod , on the 14th of Novem. last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor being in his Back-Shop , espy'd the Prisoner under the Counter in the Fore-Shop, and coming up to him, he miss'd the Goods mention'd in the Indictment. It further appear'd, that charging him with them, he confess'd that he took them, and hid them in an Alley hard by, and that he came back again with a Design to

take more. The Prosecutor finding his Goods according to the Prisoner's Information, and he saying nothing for himself, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Elizabeth Fishpond , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pair of Flaxen Sheets, value 40 s. 2 Holland Shirts 10 s. an Allamode Scarf 10 s. the Goods of William Gallier , on the 1st of December last; to which Indictment she pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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John Williams , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pair of Silver Spurs, value 15 s. the Goods of Samuel Chester ; but no Evidence appearing against him, he was acquitted .

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John Yeomans of the Parish of Christ-Church , was indicted for feloniously stealing 19 Tin Plates out of the Shop of William Basset . It appear'd that the Prisoner us'd to come frequently to the Prosecutors Shop and send the Prentice for Drink, and the Prosecutor having lost his Goods from time to time, suspected that the Prisoner made use of that Opportunity to take them, and in-order to discover him, plac'd his Journey-man in a private Place in the Shop, who on the Date afore-said saw him take the Goods from a large Parcel, and as he was going off pursu'd him and found them upon him. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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W - E - , of the Parish of Foster-Lane , was indicted for privately stealing from the Person of Mary White , 18 s. in Money , on the 7th of November last; But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

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William Davis of London, was indicted for feloniously stealing a Brown Gelding, value 6 l. the Goods of Thomas Blinker , on the 21st of November last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor lost his Gelding from his Grounds, which was afterward taken upon a Person to whom the Prisoner sold it, which Person gave sufficient Proof of his buying it of the Prisoner, and he giving no Account of his Property in the same, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

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Thomas Curdley and Henry Norris , of the Parish of Hamstead , were both indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Edward Hubbert , in the Night-time, and taking from thence a Bell-mettle Porrage-Pot, some Ducks, a Goose and Gander , the Goods of the said Edward Hubbert . They were a second time indicted for breaking open the Dwelling house of George Man , in the Night-time, and taking from thence a Copper, and other Things , the Goods of the said George Man , on the 30th of Novem. last. It appear'd that both the Prosecutors Houses were broken, and the Goods mention'd taken away. That the Prosecutor Man hearing a Noise in his House, got help, and made an immediate Pursuit after the Thieves. It further appear'd, that in their Pursuit they heard a Noise under an Hedge, and when they came up to it, found the Prisoners with the Goods upon them. The Facts being plain, and the Prisoners saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them guilty of both Indictments .

[Death. See summary.]

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Thomas Glanister , was indicted for receiving and buying Goods stolen from the House of the honourable Earl of Westmorland , he knowing them to be stolen ; but no Evidence appearing against him, he was acquitted .

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Francis Kettleby , of St. Botolphs without Aldgate , was indicted for the Murder of Francis Collins , by discharging a Gun with small Shot upon his left Side, on the 21st of November last, which occasion'd one mortal Wound, of which he instantly dy'd . It appear'd that the Prisoner was the Keeper of a Prison for Debt on Tower-hill , next Door to which is a Prison for Prisoners of War. That in the Evening on the Date aforesaid, word was brought to the Prisoner, that the French Prisoners were broke loose, and got into his Cock loft (a Place contiguous with the Cock-loft of the other Prison) It likewise appear'd that the Prisoner having formerly been robb'd by those French Prisoners; for the Defence of his House, took his Gun laden with small Shot, and went up with a Friend into his own Garret; that when there, the Sceiling over the Garret was seen to bend by the trampling of Feet on the other side; but all on a sudden, they were all gone, except one which seem'd to be on the further side of the Loft. It further appear'd, that the Prisoner designing to fright them, put the Mussle of his Gun into a Hole of the Sceiling, in order to discharge it against the Tiles, and while he was doing of it, the Deceas'd tripp'd over the Guyces, and came to the Hole just as the Prisoner discharg'd his Gun, by which he receiv'd the Wound, of which he dy'd. The Jury brought it in Chance Medley .

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Margaret Bayley , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Stuff Gown lin'd with Silk, value 40 s. a Stuff Peticoat 10 s. a Serge Peticoat 5 s. with other Things to a considerable Value , the Goods of Thomas Bellows , on the 17th of October last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor was robb'd of the Goods mention'd in the Indictment, and the Prisoner two Days after was met with one of the Peticoats upon her Back, upon which she was apprehended, and carry'd before a Justice, where she made an ample Confession of the Fact. The Jury found her guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Philip Moses , of St. Mary White-Chappel , was indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Jonas Albert , in the Night-time, and taking from thence 7 Dozen of Buttons value 3 l. a Silver Spoon 10 s. a Silver Salver 5 l. 140 Yards of Silk 14 l. with other Things, and 14 l. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of the said Jonas Albert , on the 5th of March last: But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, he was acquitted .

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James Byworth , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was indicted for feloniously stealing 6 s. 6 d. from David Murray , on the 26th of October last. The Evidence not proving the Fact against the Prisoner, he was acquitted .

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John Wigley , of St. Botolphs Aldgate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pair of Leather Bags, a muslin Neckcloth, a Pair of Stockings, and an Handkerchief , the Goods of John Cook , on the 13th of November last. It appear'd that in the Evening of the Date afore-said the Prosecutor being upon his Horse, the Prisoner was observ'd to cut the Straps of his Leather Bags, and to pull them from the Horse; but being pursu'd he dropt them from him. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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John Oney , was indicted for a Trespass, in taking a Copper and 150 Pound-weight of Lead, from the Freehold of a Person in Hackney . It appear'd that the Prisoner and another Man was going along with the Goods upon their Backs, and being suspected to have stolen them, the Prisoner was apprehended, and carry'd before a Justice, where he confess'd the Fact; and saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty of the Trespass.

[Fine. See summary.]

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Ellinor Painter , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Pair of Flaxen Sheets, 3 Suits of Head-cloths, 3 Cambrick Handkerchief, and 20 s. in Money , the Goods and Moneys of Elizabeth Fownes . It appear'd the Prisoner was the Prosecutor's Servant , and went privately away, that when gone she found her self rob'd of the above-mention'd things, and apprehending the Prisoner afterwards, she found part of them upon her. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Ann Painter , was Indicted for privately stealing from the Person of T - W - a Silver Watch, value 3 l. the Goods of the said T - W - . But the Evidence not being strong enough to convict the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

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Elizabeth Ash and Mary Keys , were Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Flaxen Sheets, value 20 s. the Goods of John Taylor , on the 20th of October last. It appear'd that the Prosecutor's Sheets hung out in a Yard to day, and the two Prisoners were seen to go into the Yard, and take them from the Line; but going off were apprehended, with the Goods upon them. The Jury found them both guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Nathaniel Clements and Henry Welch , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Wether Sheep, value 36 s. the Goods of John Satchell , on the 3d of October last. To which Indictments they both pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

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Robert Day and Francis Page , of St. James's Clerkenwell , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Wether Sheep, value 36 s. the Goods of Thomas Bartlet , on the 30th of November last. But the Evidence not giving sufficient Proof of the Fact, the Jury acquitted them.

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John Yeoman alias Newman , of St. Dunstan's Stepney , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Gold Chain, value 10 l. the Goods of Jacob Skinner , on the 7th of November last. But no Evidence appearing against him, he was acquitted .

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Henry Harris , William Blackwell and Hannah Britton , of St. Martins in the Fields , were all three Indicted, Harris and Blackwell for feloniously stealing 2 Feather Muffs, value 7 s. and a Gause Handkerchief, 2 s. 6 d. the Goods of Benjamin Brecknot , on the 6th of November last; Hannah Britton for receiving and buying the said Goods, knowing them to be stolen . It appear'd that Harris and Blackwell came into the Prosecutor's Shop, and took the Goods, but being pursu'd, they drop'd the Muffs from them; Harris was then taken, and confess'd the Fact; Blackwell escap'd with the Handkerchief, carry'd it to Britton, to whom he sold it for 1 s. as appear'd afterwards by both their Confessions. The Jury found them all guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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Giles Spencer , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling House of Joseph

Eaton , in the Night-time, and taking from thence 6 Cheeses, value 3 l. But the Evidence not proving any thing against the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

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Elizabeth Maunders , of St. James's Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 11 Yards of Bengall, value 40 s. a Silver lac'd Petticoat, 4 l. a Stuff Petticoat 10 s. the Goods of Catherine Price , on the 17th of August last. It appear'd that the Prisoner lodg'd at the Prosecutors, and going privately away, the Prosecutor found her self robb'd, and making enquiry after her, heard she was in Bridewell, that she went to her there, and upon Examination she confess'd the Fact. The Prisoner saying nothing for her self, the Jury found her guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Dorcas Tubman alias Green alias Lightfoot , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Hammer, value 12 d. and 15 s. in Money , the Goods and Money of Sarah Watkins , on the 27th of October last. But none appearing against her, she was acquitted .

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Elizabeth Herring , of St. Clement's Danes , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Gold Rings, value 35 s. a Muslen Apron, 5 s. the Goods of John Lane , on the 9th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoner lodg'd at the Prosecutors; that she went privately away with the Goods; and when taken she confess'd the Fact. The Jury found her guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Christopher Crawford alias More , and James Field alias Allison , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Buckle, value 4 s. the Goods of Samuel Edling , on the 30th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoners came to the Prosecutor's Shop, and with a Chisel forc'd open the Hinges of his Show-Glass, and took the Buckle, but being pursu'd, one of them drop't it from him. The Jury found them both guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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P - J - , was Indicted upon several Indictments, for Counterfeiting Bills of Exchange ; to which he pleaded guilty .

[Fine. See summary.]

[Pillory. See summary.]

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Hannah Morgan , of St. Dunstan's Stepney , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 8 Yards of Blew and White Callicoe, value 10 s. and 18 Yards of Linnen Check , the Goods of David Morchen , on the 16th of September last. It appear'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop Window, and cut the String by which the Grate was ty'd, put in her Hands, and took the Goods from thence. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoner saying nothing for her self, the Jury found her guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

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Alice Williams alias King , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Pair of Stockings, value 12 d. the Goods of Matthew Hemings , on the 14th of November last. It appear'd that the Prisoner got into the Prosecutor's Lodging, and took the Goods, which were taken upon her as she was going off with them. The Prisoner saying nothing in her Defence, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d.

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The Names of those that pleaded her Majesty's Pardon, granted to some freely, and to others upon certain Conditions, as specified in the said Pardon.

Ellinor Seymour , Mary Mitchell , Sarah Musgrave , Sarah Williams , Jane White , Mary Cole , Samson Archer , James Wilkins , Anne Smith , Thomas Russell , John Stevenson , Samuel Miles , Mary Davis , William Marvel , Jane Goldring , William Manning , Anne Hodskins , John Tedbury , Mary Whitehead , John Wheeler , Daniel Coats , Henry Boult , Andrew Baines , Margaret Wilson , Daniel Dammery , John Hart , George Purchase , Florence Donaghue , Elizabeth Debuke , Anne Goodwin .

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

Received Sentence of Death, 4.

Thomas Battersby , William Davis , John Curdley , Henry Norris .

Burnt in the Hand, 22.

Thomas Davis , John Sturt , William Newton , Christopher Crawford , James Field , Miles Kidd , Christian Freeman , Sarah White , Richard Sefril, David Evans , John Johnson , Benjamin Williams , Catharine Smith , Mary Seton , Elizabeth Herring , Elizabeth Fishpond , Nathaniel Clements , Henry Welch , Hannah Morgan , Margaret Bayley , Phillip Wicks , Elizabeth Maunders .

Petty Larcenies, 16.

Mary Davis , Anne Freeman , John Wigley , John Mocket , Alice Williams , John Yeomans , Michael Franso , Allen Smith , Ellinor Painter , Elizabeth Ash , Mary Keys , Sarah Collins , Charles Goodale , Henry Harris , Will. Blackwell, Han. Britton.

John Oney Fined for his Trespass 1 Mark.

P - J - , for his Trespass, fined 5 l. and to stand twice in the Pillory.

Reference Number: s17101206-1

The Names of those that pleaded her Majesty's Pardon, granted to some freely, and to others upon certain Conditions, as specified in the said Pardon.

Ellinor Seymour , Mary Mitchell , Sarah Musgrave , Sarah Williams , Jane White , Mary Cole , Samson Archer , James Wilkins , Anne Smith , Thomas Russell , John Stevenson , Samuel Miles , Mary Davis , William Marvel , Jane Goldring , William Manning , Anne Hodskins , John Tedbury , Mary Whitehead , John Wheeler , Daniel Coats , Henry Boult , Andrew Baines , Margaret Wilson , Daniel Dammery , John Hart , George Purchase , Florence Donaghue , Elizabeth Debuke , Anne Goodwin .

Reference Number: a17101206-1

I John Bragnell , living in King street, in the Parish of Wopping, Stepney, being affected with a Cancer in my Face, which did eat away my Nose, and a great Part of my Face, so that my Life was dispair'd of; but hearing of the great Cures daily perform'd in this, and other deplorable Diseases, by Dr. Vanderplase, in Upper Shadwel, over against New Gravel-lane, I address'd my self to him; who has, with the Help of God, made me a Perfect and Sound Man. I desire this Certificate may be publish'd for the Good of others. John Bragnell .

The Dr. may be advis'd with every Day at Yates's Coffee House, in the Pav'd-Ally in Leaden-Hall Market, at Two or three of the Clock.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

*** Heaven upon Earth; or the best Friend, in the worst Times. Being a Legacy to London. By James Janeway . The Second Edition, Corrected.

*** The Marrow of the Mathematicks, made Plain and Easie to the Understanding of any ordinary Capacity. Containing the Doctrines of Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy, Gauging, the Use of the Sector, Surveying, Dyaling, and the Art of Navigation, &c. Illustrated with several Cuts, for the better Explanation of the whole Matter. After a New, Compendious, Easy Method By W. Pickering, Merchant-Adventurer.

To which is added,

Measuring Surfaces and Solids, such as Plank, Timber, Stone, &c. Joiners, Carpenters, Bricklayers, Glasiers, Painters and Paviers Work: Each Proposition being wrought Vulgarly, Decimally, Practically and Instrumentally. With a small Tract of Gauging Wine, Ale, or Malt, without Inches, or Division; by which any one may Gauge ten Backs or Floors of Malt, in the same time another shall Guage one, by the Way now used. Altogether New, and submitted to the Censure of the Honourable Commissioners of Excise. By J. L. P. M.

Both Printed for Eben. Tracy, at the Three Bibles on London-Bridge. 1710.

+++ A Letter from South Carolina; Giving an Account of the Soil, Air, Product, Trade, Government, Laws, Religion, People, Military Strength, &c. of that Province; Together with the Manner and necessary Charges of Settling a Plantation there, and the Annual Profit it will produce. Written by a Swiss Gentleman, to his Friend at Bern.

+++ The Managers Pro and Con: Or, an Account of what is said at Child's and Tom's Coffee-Houses, for and against Dr. Sacheverell.

The Fifth Edition.

Both Sold by A. Baldwin in Warwick-Lane. 1710.

POlitics in Select Discourses of Monsieur Balzae, which he call'd his Aristippus or Wise Scholar. Done into English by Basil Kennett , Fellow of C. C. C. Oxford . To which are added an Advertisement of the Translation, and an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author.

SAcramental Exercises, or the Christians Employment before, at and after the Lord's Supper: To which is added a Discourse of Hearing: Being a Farewel Sermon; preach'd in Lime-street, September 29, 1706. By Jabez Earle .

Both Sold by J. Phillips at the Black Bull in Cornhill.

DR. Gibson on the Sacrament, at 1 l. 5 s. per Hundred; also his Exhortation to Family Prayer, at 20 s. per Hundred; and the Laws relating to High Treason. Printed at the Queen's Printing-House; also the Statutes at large, in 3 Vol. Wingate's and Washington's Abridgement; and all sorts of Bibles and Common Prayers, rul'd and unrul'd, with Cuts and without; also Mr. Sturt's Cuts curiously engraven: All which Books and Cuts are sold by Robert Whitledge , at the Bible and Ball, in Avey-Mary-Lane, near Ludgate.

Printed for SAMUEL CROUCH at the Corner of Popes Head Alley in Cornhill; And Sold by A. Baldwin near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-lane.

Advertisements are taken in by John Humfreys , Printor, in Bartholomew-lane behind the Royal Exchange.


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