Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 01 September 2014), January 1702 (17020114).

Old Bailey Proceedings, 14th January 1702.

The PROCEEDINGS of the King'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-BAILEY.

On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 14th, 15th, and 16th, Days of January, 1701.

And in the Thirteenth Year of his Majesty's Reign.

THE Sessions of Peace, of Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old Baily, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 14th, 15th, and 16th, Days of January, 1701, before the Right Honourable Sir William Gore , Knt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, and Sir Salathiel Lovel , Knt. Recorder of the said City, with divers others of his Majesties Justices of the Peace, for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.

London Jury.

John Dyer ,

Samuel Elborow ,

Dier Bates ,

Mathew Wilson ,

Abraham Harris ,

Samuel Aaron ,

John Thorpe ,

John Jackson ,

William Butler ,

Charles Lister ,

Henry Jones ,

James Field .

Middlesex Jury.

Richard Fitzgerald Gent.

Brian Turbervil ,

Henry Arguis ,

Richard Heath ,

Marmaduke Francis ,

John Parsons ,

Richard Fisher ,

John Meard

John Wyburd ,

Richard Bennet ,

Edward Wade ,

Edward Billing .

The Proceedings were as follows.

Mary Hunt , of the Parish of St. Dunstans in the West , was indicted for privately Stealing 16 Yards of Muslin value 4 l. out of the Shop of James Scott , on the 15th of December last . It appeared, that the Prisoner came into the Shop to buy some Fustian, but being gone, they mistrusted her to be a Shop-lifter, brought her back to the Threshold of the Door, near the end of the Counter, where the Goods was found dirty. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying, That she did come to the Shop, and did buy some Fustian, but did not medle with any thing: There was no Evidence saw her take the Goods, nor nothing being found upon her; the Jury acquitted her.

Thomas Man , and Benjamin Williams , of the Parish of St. Botolphs Billingsgate , were indicted for Felony, (the first as Principal, and the other as Accessary after the Fact) for Stealing 1000 l. weight of Sugar value 25 l. on the 6th of December last, the Goods of Benjamin Braines . The first Evidence deposed, That the Goods were in a Ware-house by Billingsgate , which was Padlockt up. Another Evidence deposed, That he and another went with Man, and broke open the Padlock, and then went to Williams, and told him what they had done; Williams lent them a Bag and some Matches, and at several times they brought away the Goods, and Williams gave them 28 s. a Hundred for it . Another Evidence said, That he saw Williams give them the Bag, but was not present when they took the Goods. Man said, He never saw any of the Witnesses in all his Life; but that did not avail him: The Jury found him guilty . Williams also denied the Fact, calling some Witnesses to prove his Reputation; but it being so plainly proved, he was also found guilty .

[Man: Branding. See summary.]

Mary Dickson , of the Parish of St. Andrew Wardrobe , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a silver Tumbler, a stone Mug tipt with silver, 2 gold Rings, and divers other Goods of Charles Pickering , on the 13th of December last . It appeared that the Prisoner was a Servent , and took her opportunity to take the Goods, and went her way, but was afterwards taken, and confest the Fact. The Prisoner upon her Trial had little to say in her Defence; the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mathia Lines , of the Parish of St. Botolphs without Bishopsgate , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Holland-apron, a Holland-smock, 2 Coiss , the Goods of John Howard , on the 30th of June last. The Prosecutor said, That she was his Servant , and took the Goods, which were afterwards found upon the Prisoner in Moorfields. She denied the Fact, saying, She knew nothingof it. The Jury considering the matter, found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Martha Rogers , of the Parish of Alhallows Bread-street , was indicted for privately Stealing 18 Yards of silk Ribbon, value 21 s. out of the Shop of Sarah Spires , on the 13th of December last. The Prosecutor said, That she came into the Shop, pretending to buy a Knot for a Child: After she was gone, the Ribbon was missing, but nothing being found upon her, besides, calling divers People to her Reputation, who gave a very good Account of her: The Jury acquitted her.

Elizabeth Belcher , and Mary Wilkinson , of the Parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden , were indicted for privately Stealing 30 Yards of Silk, value 5 l. out of the Shop of Samuel Philips , on the 7th of January last . The Evidence deposed, that they came into the Shop pretending to buy some black Silk; they shewed them several pieces, and on a sudden, Wilkinson pulled a Squirrel out of the Pocket, which got loose, and ran into a little Closet, upon which, the Prentice went to catch it for them, but the Prisoners came and catcht it; but he saw Belcher take up some of her Coats, upon which, he mistrusted them, and looking, found the piece of Silk missing; he told his Master, He thought they were Shop-lifters; and they thinking that they were betray'd, dropt it. They both denied the Fact, saying, They knew nothing of it, but that did not avail them, and the Prosecutor having his Goods again; the Jury found them both guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Christian Russel , of the Parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden , was indicted for the Murther of her Male Infant Bastard, on the 19th of December last, by throwing the same into a House of Office . The first Evidence was her Mistress, who deposed, That the Prisoner was a Servant in the House, and in the Morning, it being the Fast-day, she came down and sat by the Kitchen-fire, and told her Mistress she was not well, upon which, she bid her go up Stairs, which she did; about 2 a Clock she came to see her again, and then she said that she was something better, upon which, she askt her to hire a Chare-woman for that Day, (which she did) and said, that she did hope to be better the next Day to do her work her self; a while after she did mistrust that she had had a Child, and askt her if she was married, and she answered No, then she said, What have you done with the Child; and she confest that it was in the House of Office. She farther deposed, That when she saw the Child the next Day, that the Arm of it was broke; and did believe that it was come to its full time. The next Evidence was the Chare-woman, who said, That she took the Child out of the Vault, and when she found it, there was two pieces of Brickbats lay upon the Breast of it. The Midwife also deposed, That it was very likely that the Child was alive Born, by reason it was a very large Child, and came to its full time; and said, she found no Marks about it, only that the Arm was broke. The Prisoner called a Witness to prove that she had provided Things for a Lying-in, which she sent to her Sisters, where they were found after she was delivered: She also said, That she had a great Fall about a Fortnight before, which hurt her very much, and that she never felt the Child to stir afterwards, but she could not prove that ever she had made any one acquainted with her Condition. The Jury found her guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Roberts , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Dowlas shirt, a Muslin Neck-cloth 2 Necks, a Pair of Sleeves , from Richard Salmon , on the 29th of December last. The first Evidence deposed that the Goods that were taken upon her, were his, and taken out of his Lodging. The next Evidence said, That he catcht her up one Pair of Stairs, at his Lodging in Winsor-Court in Drury-lane , with the Goods upon her. She denied the Fact, making an idle frivolous Excuse. The Jury considering the matter, found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Thomas Goodwin , of the Parish of St. Dunstans in the East , was indicted for feloniously Stealing 20 l. weight of Tortoise shell , the Goods of John Banks , on the 10th of December last; to which Indictment he pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

John Jefferson, alias Jefferies , of the Parish of St. Stephens Coleman-street , was indicted for a Rape, committed on the Body of Ann Huffam Spinster , a Virgin of the Age of 11 Years , on the first of January last. It not appearing to be a Rape, but done by consent; The Jury acquitted him.

Elizabeth Rickets , of the Parish of St. Hellens , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Muslin Head-dress, and a Pair of Ruffles , the Goods of Humphrey Pooler , on the 3d of January last. It appeared by the Evidence, That she and another Woman was seen hovering about an Apple stall, where the Things were left to be sent by the Coach into the Country: He watched them, and they opened the Stall-door, and took the Goods; but pursuing them, the Prisoner dropt them; who had little to say for her self: The Jury found her guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Hubart , of the Parish of Alhallows Barking , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Diamond-ring value 4 l. from Samuel Alkorne , on the 26th of December last. The Prosecutor's Wife deposed. That the Prisoner was a Servant in the House, and as she was washing her Hands, she laid the Ring down, which was presently mist, but not mistrusting her Maid, till sometime after, when she was brought before my Lord Mayor, where the Ring was found sewed into her Stomacher. She denied the Fact, saying, She knew nothing of it; but it being soplainly proved; the Jury found her guilty .

She was a second time Indicted for Stealing a silk Hood and Scarf from Mary Bowden , Spinster , on the first of December last. The Fact was much the same as the former. The Jury found her guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Martha Rogers , was tried upon a Writ of Restitution, for having divers Goods that came to her Hands, that were feloniously stolen from one Mr. Wilson , by one Joseph Hatfield , and Luke Mathews . It appeared that she was a Feme Covert, thereupon the matter was quasht .

Thomas Ellis , Peter Flower , and William Tite , of the Parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden , were indicted for a Burglary for breaking the House of John Angel , on the 8th of December last, about 6 in the Night, with an Intention to Steal his Goods . The Prosecutor said, That he met Tite in the Entry holding the Door, and askt him what he did there; and he told him, that he was smoaking his Pipe, and let him go: Then he saw Flower come out of the Window with a Chissel in his Hand, and pursuing him, he dropt it. Another Evidence said, That her Master's House had been attempted to be broke open the Night before; and seeing 3 or 4 Men in the Entry, she went and called her Master: She further deposed, That she saw Flower, and Ellis come out of the Window, which, she was sure, she shut but half an Hour before; and looking, found the print of their Feet in the Room. There was another Evidence, who deposed, That when he was going through the Piazza in Covent Garden, with one of the Prisoners, Tite came up to them, and would have rescued him from them. They all denied the Fact, saying, That they knew nothing of the matter, nor were never near that House, but it was proved to the contrary, and they being known to be Offenders: The Jury found them all three guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Elinor Walker , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a silver Castor value 40 s. from Edmund Whitehead , on the 29th of December last. The Evidence deposed, That she came to his House to take a Lodging, and shewing a piece of Plate, he mistrusted that she had stole it, stopt her, and at length brought her to her Master, from whom she had stole it, where she confest the whole matter. The Jury found her guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

James Blackwel , of he Parish of Istleworth , was indicted for a Burglary, for breaking the House of Robert Higby , on the 4th of January last, between 12 and 2 in the Night, and taking thence a Spade, 2 Blankets, 2 Pillows, a Flock-bolster, a brass Sauce-pan . The Prosecutor said, That she was from home when the Fact was done: She got a Warrant, and upon search, found the Spade sold in an Ale-house at Twittenham, by a young Man, who produced the Prisoner; who could not give any good account how he came by it: As for the Burglary, it was not fully proved, he was acquitted of that, and found guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Samuel Sallitay , and T - G - , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , were indicted for feloniously Stealing 10 Ells of Holland, 3 Yards of Cambrick, 6 Yards of Muslin , the Goods of John Gibbs , on the 12th of December last. It appeared that Sallitay was Servant to the Prosecutor, and took his opportunity to take the Goods at several times, which he confest, and said, That sometimes he had carried Goods to his Wife, and sometimes to G - who pawned the Goods for him. It did not appear to be a Felony in G - he was acquitted , and Sallitay found guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mary Harris , a Black-woman , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Pair of Holland-sheets, 3 Smocks, and other Goods of Nicholas Laws , Gent. on the 30th of November last. It appeared that she was a Servant in the House, and took the Goods, which were afterwards pawned by the Prisoner. She had little to say for her self; and it being her first Fact; The Jury considering the matter, found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Elizabeth Sealey , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously Stealing an Alamode-scarf and Hood , the Goods of William Blevey , on the 9th of January last. The Prosecutor said, That she came to her House early in the Morning, calling her Neighbour, and pretending to buy some Goods; and her Hood and Scarf lying upon the Dresser; a little while after, the Prisoner went out, pretending to come again presently, in the mean time the Goods were miss'd, and they were positive that no Person had been there since. She had little to say for her self: The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

David Ley , John Bates , and Samuel Atkins, alias Broome , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields were indicted for privately Stealing 6 silk Scarfs embroidered with Gold and Silver, and 3 quilted Wastcoats out of the Shop of Francis Jones , on the 3d of January last . It appeared that Atkins went into the Shop and took the Goods, and as he was going away, dropt some of them, which were taken up by the other two Prisoners. The Jury considering the tenderness of Atkin's Age, found him guilty to the value of 10 d. and acquitted the 2 others.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Simon Rogers , of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , was indicted for a Burglary, for breaking the House of Elias Pridow , on the 12th of January last, and taking thence a Looking-glass value 5 s. There was not sufficient Evidence to convict him; he was acquitted .

Elizabeth Green , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 stuff Petticoats, a Callico-gown, a Pair of Stays , and other Goods of Jane Savage Widow . It appeared that the Goods were taken upon her by a Constable, which were owned by the Prosecutor to be hers. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying, That she had them of one Sarah Brown , who put them into her Apron; but she could not prove it. The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Ann Bromley , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Holland Wastcoat embroidered, 3 Yards of Muslin, and divers other Goods of Henry Collier , on the 20th of July last. It appeared that she was a Servant in the House, took the Goods, and went away, but upon search, some of the Goods were found in her Custody, and she not giving any good account how she came by them: The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Thomas Pritchard , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was indicted for the Murther of Claude du Parrel , on the 25th of August last, by giving him a fall, and by bruising him with his Hands, Arms, Thighs, Legs, and Feet, of which he languished to the 17th of October , and then died . It did appear to be done by another Person, and not by the Prisoner: The Jury acquitted him.

Edward Ayres , of the Parish of St. Botolphs without Algate , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Pair of flaxen Sheets, 4 Holland-shirts , and other Goods of William Lite , on the 7th of November last. To which Indictment he pleaded guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

Charles Smith , and Mary Smith , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , were indicted for high Treason, for counterfeiting the currant Coin of this Kingdom , on the first of July last. The Evidence was not full enough to convict them; and they alleging their Innocence, calling People to their Reputation, the Jury acquitted them.

Charles Alexander , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Sorrel Gelding value 4 l. 10 s. from Daniel Burdock , on the 5th of January last. The Prosecutor said, That he lost his Horse out of his Grounds at Mark stay, near Colchester , in Essex, which he afterwards found at an Inn in Piccadilly, brought by the Prisoner; who confest when taken, that he took the Horse near Colchester, but denied it upon his Trial, saying, That he met a Man upon the Road, who had 2 Horses, and he let him ride upon one till he came near Rumford, and bid him ride before, and he would overtake him, but he never coming, he brought it to Picadilly. He could not prove what he said, or call any to his Reputation. The Jury found him guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Galley , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Alamode Scarf, a Napkin, an embroidered Wastcoat, and divers other Goods of Henry Collier , on the 20th of July last. There was no Evidence against her; she was acquitted .

Thomas Tayler , of the Parish of St. Margarets Westminster , was indicted for feloniously Stealing 2 Holland shirts, 2 Smocks, 2 Aprons, and other Goods from Thomas Hull , on the 15th of December last. It appeared that the Prisoner brought a parcel of unwasht Linnen to Kent-street in Southwark, and the Constable mistrusting that he stole it, secured him in Bridewel till he could find the Owner: He gave notice to some Water-men, to make inquiry, who found out the Person who owned the Goods, who said that they were taken out of her House at Westminster. He denied the Fact, saying, That he took it off a Bulk in Picadilly; but could not prove it: The Jury found him guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

John Laddin , of the Parish of St. Clements Danes , was indicted for privately Stealing 4 Pair of worsted Stockings, out of the Shop of William Robinson , on the 7th of January last . The Prosecutor said, That as he was standing at a Neighbour's Door, he saw the Prisoner whip out of the Shop with a Bundle, upon which he pursued him, and took the Goods upon him. He could not deny the Fact, saying only, That he was in Drink. The Jury considering the matter found him guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Catherine Hetherington , of the Parish of White Chappel , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Pair of flaxen Sheets, a copper Pot, a brass Kettle, and divers other Goods of John Rowel , on the 12th of December last. It appeared that she took a Lodging at the Prosecutor's House, and took the Goods, which she sold in East-Smithfield, and the rest at Pepper-Alley; where they were found. She had little to say for her self; the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

William Hollingsby , of the Parish of St. Pauls Shadwel , was indicted upon three Indictments, for feloniously Stealing 3 several Sails, on the 27th of October last. The first from Robert Randal , the second from Richard Arden , the third from Thomas Gibbons . The Goods were found upon him, which were owned by the Prosecutors to be theirs; and he not giving any good account how he came by them, but that he bought them of a Man that was gone to Sea, which he could not prove: The Jury found him guilty of all 3 Indictments.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]

James Saunders , Stephen Bailis , James Spiggot , Robert Mackrary , and Richard Garret , of the Parish of St. George the Martyr, in the County of Surry , were indicted for the Murther of one Farrel Curtis , on the 9th of December last, by giving him certain Kicks with his right Foot, on the Belly, private Parts, and Cods, of which he languished to the 11th of the same Month, at the Parish of St. Peters in the Chain, in the County of Middlesex, and then, and there died . It appeared to be done by some other Person, and not by the Prisoners. They were all acquitted .

Richard Morris , Benjamin Jones , Francis Turnley , and Jane his Wife , Thomas Wagstaffe , and John Hodges , were indicted for a Burglary, (the 4 firsts as Principals, and the other 2 as Accessarys before the Fact) for breaking the House of the Lady Susan Carew Widow , on the 23d of December last, about 12 in the Night, with intent to Steal the Goods; and also did put one James Beril in fear of his Life . The first Evidence was the Foot-man, who said, That he was assaulted by 3 Persons, who broke in about 2 or 3 a Clock in the Morning at a Window, when he was a bed: He said that their Faces were blackt; and did endeavour to break his Neck, and cried out, Murder him; upon which he strugled from them, and put out the Candle: Then they got a Napkin about his Neck, and dragged him about the Room; but he crying out Thieves, the Watch heard it; and said, that when the Rogues came in, they brought a Pair of Pistols, and a Case-knife, and he strugled with them a good while; then they thrust something into his Mouth to strangle him, but making a noise, and the Watch coming to the Door, they left him; then he let in the Watch who found Jones and Turnley in a Vault under ground, where were Vizards, a dark Lantern, Gaggs, Chissels, Cords, and other things. But Morris was knockt down as he was coming out of the Window, leaving his Coat and Shoes behind him. Morris confest, that he was prevailed upon by one George Hare , that was a Foot-man in the House, who made him swear, that he might never see the Face of God, if he divulg'd it; then he told him, he would keep his secret; upon which he said, that there was to the value of 3000 l. in the House; then the time was prefixt when it should be done, and told him, that he had sawed a Bar out of the Window, and said, that he should be with him all Night, and had provided a Bottle of Wine, and some Derby-Ale for him; after that was done, they pulled off their Shoes, and walked all over the House and shewed him his Ladies Chamber, and the Window where he had placed Clay upon the Bar, and as soon as it was toucht it fell down: And he let him out the next Morning; afterwards there was a meeting at the Goat-Tavern by Bloomsbury, where Wagstaffe, Hodges, and his Brother Hare were; when they were gone, he told him, that there was too many to be concern'd in it, but he reply'd, that he was a trusty Friend, and would never betray him; then they made another Appointment to meet at the Cock and Hoop in Fetter-lane, where Hare was to bring Wagstaff, and Hodges to them: He declared, that the Woman was innocent, and knew nothing of it. Jones and Turnley owned, that they met Morris at the Sun in the Wood, who told them. if they would go with him to such a place, the Butler would giv'em a Bottle of Wine; upon which they went into the Kitchen, and were no further when the Watch-man took them. They all denied the Burglary; but the Foot man proved that the Glass was up when hewent to Bed but it was found down when the Watch-men came. The Jury found Morris, Jones, and Turnley guilty , but there being no Evidence against the rest, they were acquitted .

[Death. See summary.]

Ann Marsh , of the Parish of St. Andrews Holborn , was indicted for feloniously Stealing an Alamode-hood and Scarf, a Pearl Necklace, a Pair of Diamond Pendants, 2 gold Rings set with Diamonds, and divers other Goods to a great value , on the 30th of October last, the Goods of the Lady Rebecca Stringer . The Evidence was not full enough to convict her; the Jury acquitted her.

Sarah Pope , and Margaret Atkinson, alias Revel , of the Parish of Stepny , were indicted for privately Stealing 13 Yards of green Ribbon with a Cherry-colour'd Edging, and a Yard and a half of Limon-colour'd and white Ribon, out of the Shop of John Baker , on the 22d of December last. It did not appear they took it, and calling divers to their Reputation; the Jury acquitted them.

Elizabeth Parr , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted upon 2 Indictments; the first for robbing her Lodging, and taking divers Goods of Richard Beech . The second for Stealing a Pair of flaxen Sheets from Frances Goodacre . It appeared that she had confest the Goods when taken. The Jury found her guilty of both Indictments, to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Frances Spencer , of the Parish of Stepny , was indicted for privately Stealing a silk Petticoat with a gold Fringe, and gold Spangle'd-lace, and divers other Goods out of the Shop of John Perry , on the 30th of December last . It appeared that she took the Goods, and sold them to one Mrs. Adams in Rosemary-lane, for 28 s. She denied the Fact, saying, She knew nothing of it. The Jury considering the matter, found her guilty of Felony only .

[Branding. See summary.]

Ambrose Adams , of the Parish of St. John Wapping , was indicted for a Burglary, for breaking the House of Christopher Kemble , on the 30th of September last, and taking thence a Goldsmith's Shew-glass Case, 9 silver Spoons, 2 Bottles, 4 Amber Necklace, a Pearl Necklace, and other Goods . The Prosecutor said, His Shop was broke, and his Goods gone, but who took them he could not tell. Another Evidence said, He was in the Robbery with the Prisoner, and that they took the Goods, and sold them to one Ballard, and afterwards shared the Money. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying, He never saw the Evidence in all his Life; but that did not avail him, for he could not call any to his Reputation: The Jury found him guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Henry Williams , and Thomas Evans , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , were indicted for feloniously Stealing a Perruque, and a stuff Gown from Walter West , on the 5th of January last. There was not sufficient Evidence to prove they took the Goods; and they alleging their Innocence; the Jury acquitted them.

Thomas Williams , was indicted for a Trespass, for coming into the House of Griffith Williams , with an intent to steal his Goods : There was no such Intention proved. The Jury acquitted him.

Frances Spencer , was a second time indicted for feloniously Stealing a cloth Coat, a drugget Wastcoat, and divers other Goods of Mary Mee , on the 20th of August last. It appeared that the Prisoner and 2 more, went to drink in Bunhil-Fields , and one of them went up Stairs and took the Goods, whilst they were gone for the drink; and that the Prisoner sold them in Rosemary lane: It being fully proved against her; the Jury found her guilty .

Elizabeth Deane , of the Parish of Stepny , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a gold Ring value 25 s. from Hugh Tisard , on the 22d of December last. The Prosecutor could not say he saw her take it; and she alleging her Innocence, and calling People to her Reputation; the Jury acquitted her.

Mary Shaw , of the Parish of Fulham , was indicted for feloniously Stealing 2 Cocks, and 15 Hens , the Goods of a Person unknown, on the 19th of December last: There was no Evidence against her; the Jury acquitted her.

The TRIALS being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as follows.

Received Sentence of Death, 9.

Charles Alexander, Ambrose Adams, Thomas Ellis, Peter Flower, Benjamin Jones, Richard Morru, Christian Russel, William Tite, and Frances Turnley.

Burnt in the left Cheek 8.

Edward Ayres, Thomas Goodwin, Mary Hubart, William Hollingsby, Thomas Man, Elizabeth Rickets, Frances Spencer, and Ellinor Walker.

To be Whipt 16.

Samuel Atkins, Elizabeth Belcher, James Blackwel, Ann Bromely, Mary Dickson, Elizabeth Green, Mary Harris, Catherine Hetherington, Mathia Lines, John Laddin, Elizabeth Parr, Mary Roberts, Samuel Sallitay, Elizabeth Sealey, Thomas Taylor, and Mary Wilkinson.

Into his Majesty's Service at Land, 1.

Edward Ayres.

For his Majesty's Service at Sea, 2.

Thomas Goodwin, and William Hollingsby.

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THE Sailor's Groans or a short, but faithful Relation of many of the horrid Abuses and Oppressions our English Seamen lay under during the late War. None of them ever before made publick; with some Proposals for increasing their Pay, and incouraging of them; that our Fleet may be always well Man'd, and in a Readiness, and our Seamen well used, that the King and Country may be well Served. &c. By a Sailor. Humbly Recommended to the Consideration of both Houses of Parliament. Price 6 d.

All sold by Elizabeth Mallet, near Door to the King's Arms-Tavern, near Fleet-bridge.

THE Dying Man's Asistant: Or, SHORT INSTRUCTIONS how to prepare Sick Perons for Death: Which are no less worthy the Consideration of all good Christians in time of Health; as shewing the Importance of an early Preparation for their Latter-End. Set forth for the Benefit of the Publick, and Dedicated to the Right Honouraable the late Lord-Mayor, by Paul Lorrain, Ordinary of Newgate. Printed for John Lawrence-at the Angel in the Poultrey. Price Bound 1 s.

The Bible in large Folio for Churches, with several Thousand References more than Dr. Scatergood's, by Order of his Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, with the Years before and after Christ, according to Primate Usher's Annals, Revised by the Lord Bishop of Worcester, with a Chronological Table and Index: Also a Table of Scripture Measures, Weights and Coins, and an Appendix containing the Method of Calculating its Measures of Surface, by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough. Published at his Majesty's Printing-Office in Black-friars, and may be had ready Bound of Rob. Whitledge, at the Bible in Creed-lane, near Ludgate-street.

Robert Whitledge, Bookbinder, now living at the Bible in Creed-lane, within Ludgate, where all Booksellers, and others, may be furnished with all sorts of Bibles and Common Prayers, large and small, with Cuts or without, Rul'd or Unrul'd, Bound in Turkey Leather, extraordinary or plain, or unbound. Also the Statuces at large and Articles and Canons of the Church of England; and also all Books nearly Bound, at Reasonable Rates.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

WElmy, Professor of Physick, and Operator, famous for Relieving and Curing Deafness, and Noise in the Ears in any, hath Practised almost 40 Years, still is veth at the Blue ball in Whalebone-Court, the lower end of Bartholomew-lane, near the Royal Exchange, London. He is ready upon any occasion of that Nature, to serve such at apply to him. He cloth challenge the whole World in perform the like Cures, which he has done in Deafness. Beware of some who pretend the same.

I have Remedies ready prepared for the Preservation of the Hearing, in those who through some great defects in the Sounding Membrane, and other Impediments in the Auditory Passages, are not perfectly Curable; which Remedies preserve them from ever growing worse, and improves their Hearing to old Age.

He hath likewise a most excellent Gargarism or Mouth-Water, which will make black or yellow Teeth, as white at Ivory in a few times using; and it will certainly Curs the Scurvy, and all other Diseases incident to the Mouth, Teeth, and Gums. The Glasses are of several Prices, with Directions. The Gargarism may be had also at J. Mayoes's next door to the Castle-Tavern in Fleet-street, a Stationer.

BLilburn, that formerly Lived on Ludgate-hill, next to the Kings Arms Tavern near Fleet-Bridge, now Lives at the Golden-Board, and Ball in the Old-Baily. Who maketh and selleth (and has done near 20 Years) the Water for taking away the Freckels, Pimple, Worms, Morphew, and red Marks of the Small-pox in the Face: With Elixir Salutis, Balsamum Vitae, Tinctura Vitae, Waters and Ointments for the Eyes, Powders, Dentrifices, Elixirs, Etsences, Oils, Spirits, &c. both for Ornament, and Curing all Diseases incident to Humane Bodies; but more especially relating to the Female Sex, likewise Judgment upon Urine.

The Anti scorbutick Pills, price 1 s. 6 d. the Box.

The Elixir for the Collick, and Gripes, 1 s. the Bottle.

The Ointment for sore Nipples, and the Piles, 1 s. the Pot.

An Ointment for Redness, Pustules, Heat, Scabe, Ring-worms, Titters, Itch or breaking out in the Face, or else where, price 1 s. the Pot.

The Ointment for Aches, and Strains, 6 d. the Pot.

The Water for the Freckles, Pimples, &c. The Author has for some Years Past, left with several for Sale; who now doth understand, they have been abused by Counterfeits; which to prevent for the future, doth desire those that have bought from them - and not found the Effect-answer the Ends for which it is proposed, to acquaint her with it, and where they bought it - and likewise to take nor tice of the Seal, viz. The 3 Water-budgets, and B. L. on the top of the Seal. The Price of the half Pint-bottle 3 s.