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Old Bailey Proceedings, 13th October 1708.

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, Friday and Saturday, being the 13th, 14th 15th, and 16th Days of October, 1708. In the Seventh Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign,

BEFORE the Right Hon. Sir William Withers , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Justice Tracy, Mr. Baron Bury, 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.

John Hassel ,

Major Samuel Green ,

Leonard Fitz-hugh ,

William Reynolds ,

William Thomas ,

Francis Perry ,

Thomas Harris ,

Thomas Martyn ,

William Goodman ,

Charles Beswick ,

Benjamin Horn ,

John Terry .

Middlesex Jury.

Capt. William Kidgell ,

Henry Whiteband ,

Thomas Huce ,

Robert Rogers ,

Edward Beaumont ,

Guy Stone ,

John Hayward ,

Richard King ,

John Johnson ,

Edward Tomkins ,

Daniel Croker ,

Nicholas Rofford .

The Proceedings were as followeth.

Mary Ellenor , of St. Olives Silver-street , was Indicted for the Murder of her Male Infant Bastard Child, on the 25th of September last, by throwing of it into an House of Easement fill'd with Filth, of which it instantly died . She was a 2d time Indicted upon the Coroner's Inquest, for the Murder of the said Infant. It appeared by the Evidence that on the 23d of September the Prisoner was taken ill, and complained to her Mistress of a Pain in the Arm: That thinking it might be the Rheumatism, she gave her things suitable to the Distemper. That the Prisoner's Illness continued upon her till Morning the 25th of September, when by divers Circumstances it appeared that she had been delivered of a Child, and searching the House of Office, a Child was found newly thrown in. The Prisoner pretended that it was a Miscarriage, but sufficient Proof being given that she went her full time, and the Prisoner alledging nothing in her Defence, the Jury found her Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Booth, alias Mary Service , of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 20 Yards of strip'd Muslin value 4 l. 10 s. the Goods of Walley Mayne , on the 5th Instant. The Evidence depos'd, that the Prisoner came into the Prosecutor's Shop to buy some printed Linnen; That the Prosecutor and his Servant suspecting her to be a Shop-lifter, had their Eyes upon her, while they were treating with other Company, That they saw her draw the Goods from under some Callico, and put them under her Petticoats; that being immediately charg'd with the Fact, she let them drop from her. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Elizabeth Brewer of London, was Indicted for stealing 80 Yards of Stuff value 3 l. the Goods of William Stonnell , on the 8th Instant: But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Elizabeth Brewer, was a Second time Indicted for privately stealing 15 Ells of black Mantua Silk value 3 l. the Goods of James Mosell , on the 16th of July last. It appeared that the Prisoner with 3 more came to the Prosecutor's Shop ; that while the Prisoner's Companions were amusing the Prosecutor by cheapning of Goods, she took the abovementioned Goods from behind the Counter, and was taken in the Fact. The Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Thomas Sollors , of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-House of Richard Johnson in the Night time, and taking from thence 4 Silver Spoons, a Silver Cup, a Velvet Scarf, a Silk Petticoat, with other things, the Goods of the said Richard Johnson, on the 27th of September last . The Evidence depos'd, that on Monday early in the Morning, the Prosecutor's House was broken open, and the Goods mentioned taken away. That the Prisoner was observ'd about 7 in the Morning to walk in some Confusion in Goodman's Fields, with 2 Baskets of Goods one on each Arm: That he was apprehended, and upon Suspition, examined before a Justice; that giving no Account how he came by the Goods, was committed to New Prison. That the Prosecutor having Intelligence of the Goods, prov'd that they were the Goods he lost at the time his House was broken open. The Prisoner offering nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

P - J - , of St. Swithins , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Gold Ring value 5 s. the Goods of Sarah Sone , on the 10th of September last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

Mary Phillips , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Gold Watch, 10 Silver Spoons, a Silver Snuff-Box, 6 Gold Rings, 5 Guineas, 6 Jacobus's, with other things , the Goods and Mony of Cecil Jones , on the 12th of September last. To which Indictment the Prisoner pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Jane Smith , of London Spinster , was Indicted for privately stealing 44 Yards of Blue and White Lutestring Silk value 6 l. 8 Yards of Tissue Silk 40 s. the Goods of William Cheshire and John Brown , on the 7th of October last; but the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Elizabeth Lidgett , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a black Cloth Coat value 50 s. a Hat 8 s. the Goods of Anthony Mason , on the 30th of September last. It appeared by the Evidence, that as the Prosecutor was sitting by his Kitchin Fire on the 30th of September in the Evening, he observ'd a strange Woman to come softly down Stairs, that he went up to her, and took the Goods upon her; her Examination before the Justice was produc'd, wherein she Confess'd the Fact. The Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

William White , of St. Paul's Covent Garden , was Indicted for breaking open in the Day time, the Dwelling House of William Shewell , on the 25th of October last, and taking from thence a Coral and Silver Chain value 30 s. with other things, the Goods of the said William Shewell , on the 25th of October last. It appeared by the Evidence, that the Prosecutor's Wife coming home about 5 in the Evening, through the Sash espy'd a strange Man opening the Chest of Drawers; that she enter'd the House, and going into the Room where the Prisoner was, he leap'd out of the Window to make his Escape; but being closely pursued, he was taken with the Goods upon him. The Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

John Matthews , of London, Labourer , was Indicted for privately stealing a Gold Ring value 15 s. the Goods of Joseph Green , on the 8th Instant. The Evidence deposed, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop, and cheapen'd a Ring; but instead of buying, he took one away , and left a Brass one in the Room of it. That being pursued, the Goods were took upon him, and prov'd to be the Prosecutors. The Prisoner at his Tryal confess'd the Fact, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Bell , of St. Mary Ax , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 4 Silver Tankards value 18 l. a Silver Tea Pot 8 l. a Silver Chaffin Dish 3 l. 10 s. 6 Silver Spoons 15 s. a Silver Ladle 30 s. a pair of Silver Tongs 15 s. 2 Silver Salts 30 s. the Goods of Abraham Franco Nunes , on the 24th of September last. It appeared by the Evidence, that the Prisoner was Servant to the Prosecutor, that the Prosecutor and his Wife went to the Jews Synagogue on the Date abovesaid, and left the Prisoner in the House; that when they returned home the Prisoner was gone, their Chest of Drawers open, and the Goods mentioned in the Indictment taken away. The Prisoner in her Defence deny'd the Fact, but giving no Reason why she went away after the manner she did, nor producing any to her Reputation, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Sophia Ballard , of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Damask Side-board Cloaths, Muslin Neckcloth, 15 Muslin Pinners, a Muslin Apron, 7 Holland Aprons, with other things , the Goods of Lucin Britton , on the 4th Instant. It appeared by the Evidence, that the Goods mentioned in the Indictment were landed at Hungerford Stairs, and carry'd to the Globe Ale-house, in order to be sent from thence to the Prisoner's Lodging; that when the Potter came for them, they were missing, and found upon the Prisoner; who giving no Account how she came by them, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Thomas Aldley , of London, was Indicted for feloniously, stealing 12 l. Weight of Feathers value 10 s. the Goods of Ann Peak , on the 18th of September last. The Evidence depos'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's House (an Inn) for a Lodging. That the Prosecutor suspecting that the Prisoner had stole Feathers some time before, laid a Man in the next Room to him, who heard him at Work about Midnight; and as the Prisoner was going off, he was taken with the Goods upon him. The Prisoner saying little in his Defence, nor producing any to his Reputation, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Elizabeth Price , of St. Clement Danes , Widow , was Indicted for breaking open the dwelling House of John Knight , Esq ; in the Night time, and taking from thence a pair of Silver Candlesticks, a pair of Silver Snuffers, a Silver Snuff-pag, 10 Silver Spoons, a Silver Fork, a Cloth Coat, a Brocade Wastecoat, a large Quantity of Books; with other things to a considerable Value, the Goods of the said John Knight , on the 10th of June last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prosecutor went into the Country the latter end of April last, and left his Chambers safe; but returning about 3 Months after, he found them broken open and the Goods taken away. That finding some of his Books at a Booksellers, the Bookseller produc'd the Person he bought them of, which was prov'd to be the Prisoner; and the Prisoner giving no Account how she came by them, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

George Teader , of the Parish of Fulham , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a brown Mare value 20 s. on the 5th of September last, the Goods of Joseph Ormorod : But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

Elizabeth Newman , of Eling , was Indicted, for feloniously stealing 3 Gowns, a Petticoat, 3 Muslin Handkerchiefs, with other things, and 8 l. 3 s. in Mony . The Goods and Mony of Martha Lewis , on the 12th of September last. She was a 2d time Indicted for stealing a Callico Gown, a Cloth Coat, and a Drugger Wastcoat, with other things , the Goods of Robert Chitts , on the 12th of September last. The Facts being clearly prov'd upon the Prisoner, the Jury found her Guilty of both the Indictments.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

A - M , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for privately stealing 4 Yards of Muslin value 40 s. the Goods of Thomas Spinks , on the 13th of September last. But the Evidence not proving the Indictment, the Jury acquitted her.

Hester Crocket , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 8 Guineas and a Jaccobus , the Mony of Elizabeth Melsom , on the 19th of August last. But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

John Barnes , of St. Pauls Shadwell , Labourer , was Indicted for the Murder of Ann Edgsbrook , by giving her one mortal Wound on the Throat with a Knife, on the 9th of September last, of which she instantly dyed . It appeared by the Evidence, that the Prisoner came to the Deceased's House on the 7th of September last, and lay there that Night, that the next Morning one Mrs. Vineyard a Lodger of the Deceased's went to London, and left the Prisoner, the Deceased, and a Mantua maker drinking together; and returning home about 6 at Night, she knock'd at the Door, but could make no Body hear; that she went to a Neighbours and came again about 9 a Clock, at which time she found the Door hall open, and the Prisoner a Bed upon the Ground-Floor, who call'd out and told her his Landlady was not at home; upon which she with a little Girl, went to Bed in a Room above Stairs, and left the Door open that the Deceased might come in. That about 8 the next Morning she went down, and found the Door fast shut, but the Deceased was not to be found; that she call'd in a Neighbour, and went into the Room where the Prisoner lay, and found him lying upon his left Side snoaring, and his right Hand out of Bed all Bloody. The Evidence further deposed, that throwing down the Bedcloaths his Throat was observ'd to be Cut, but the Wound not dangerous, his Shirt-Sleeves were tuck'd up and his Arm Wounded, but his Sleeve that cover'd the Wound was not cut; a bloody Knife was found in the Bed, and prov'd to be the Deceased's, his Breeches were found under the Bed, and under them a Pole-Ax: The Witnesses suspecting that the Prisoner had murdered the Deceased, they searched the House and could not find her; they then went into the Yard to search for her, where they found her in a Shed belonging to the House, with her Throat cut from Ear to Ear; her Stomach cut down throughout like a Sheep, and her Bowels and Heart taken out and put into a Tub; that upon searching her Head, a holewas discover'd which exactly filled the blunt part of the Pole-Ax; a Case Knife that belong'd to the Deceased was likewise found under her. It did not appear that any of the Deceased's Goods were taken out of the House, and the Door being fast in the Morning, the Murder could not be committed by any without Doors. The Prisoner in his Defence, said he knew nothing of the Murder. Being ask'd, how his Throat came to be cut? he answer'd, That about 12 at Night a black Man did it, and that himself was much in Drink, and could not remember well how it came. The Evidence prov'd that his Cloaths were not Bloody; and he produc'd divers to his Reputation, who gave him a very good Character. But the Circumstances of his Shirt Sleeves being tuck'd up, and his Hands all Bloody; of the bloody Knife being found in his Bed, and the Pole-Ax which knock'd her down found under it; of no Body but himself (except Vineyard and the Child) being all Night in the House; of the Door being left a-jar when Vineyard came in, and fast lock'd and bolted when she arose: All these Circumstances concurring against the Prisoner the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Aggitha Ashbrook , of London, Widow , was Indicted for the Murder of her Female Bastard Infant, by strangling it with a piece of List on the 25th of September last, of which it instantly died . The Evidence depos'd, that the Prisoner had for some time been sick of the Collick, as she pretended; but on the 15th Instant it was discover'd that she was deliver'd, by her self, of a Female Child, which was found in a Trunk strangled with a piece of Lift braided about its Neck. The Evidence being very plain, and the Prisoner saying little in her Defence, the Jury found her Guilty of Murder.

[Death. See summary.]

Rebecca Corin, alias Marshal , of the Parish of Eling , Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Turkies value 4 s. 6 d. the Goods of Mary Dod on the 27th of September last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prosecutor lost his Turkies, which were afterwards found upon the Prisoner; who giving no Account how she came by them, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Elizabeth Marsh , and Mary Saunders , were both Indicted for Assaulting Sarah Watkins upon the Queen's High-Way, on the 17th of September last, and taking from her a suit of Lac'd Headcloaths value 40 s. and 4 s. in Mony, the Goods and Mony of the said Sarah Watkins . It appeared by the Evidence, that as the Prosecutor was standing at her Door about 9 at Night, the Prisoners came up to her and drag'd her from thence, pull'd off her Head-cloaths, pick'd her Pocket of a Crown, and endeavour'd to take her Chain from her Neck, but was prevented. The Prisoners saying little in their Defence, the Jury found them both Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Hannah Brownrigg , of St. Leonards Shoreditch , was Indicted for feloniously stealing a Stuff Gown value 10 s. a Straw Hat 2 s. the Goods of George Newell , on the 6th of October last. But none appearing against her, she was acquitted .

Peter Mallicoat , of St. Anns Westminster , was Indicted for the Murder of Thomas Nightingal , by giving him one mortal Wound on his Breast, with a Leaden Bullet, on the 27th of September last, of which mortal Wound be instantly dyed . It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoner and the Deceased were talking together very friendly at the Prisoner's House, that the Prisoner took up his Piece, which went accidentally off, and shot the Deceased in his Breast, of which he instantly dyed. It being prov'd by the Queen's Evidence, that the Prisoner discover'd nothing of Malice against the Deceased; but on the contrary lived like two Brothers, the Jury brought it in that the Deceased dyed by Misfortune .

Eleanor Strut , of St. Botolph without Bishop's Gate , was Indicted for stealing a Stuff Riding Hood value 10 s. a Trunk 2 s. a Brass Kettle 2 s. the Goods of Thomas Ellis . But the Evidence not fixing the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Robert Knight , was Indicted for Assaulting Richard Kerby upon the Queen's High-way, between Islington and London; and taking from his Person 3 s. and 2 d. on the 18th of September last. But there being no proof that the Prisoner was the Person that committed the Robbery, the Jury acquitted him.

James David Castelian , and Francis Lewis , were both Indicted for feloniously stealing a Callico Quilt value 3 s. a Bed 7 s. a pair of Tables 5 s. 9 Diamonds 10 l. with other things , the Goods of Peter Massier . It appearing by the Evidence to be a malicious Prosecution, the Jury acquitted the Prisoners.

Mary Whittle , of Acton , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling House of Edward Briggs , and taking from thence 2 Bushels of Coals value 2 s. 2 d. the Goods of the said Edward Briggs , on the 9th of September last. But the Evidence not proving the Indictment, the Jury acquitted her.

John Slaorgan , of London, Weaver , was Indicted upon an Act of Parliament made in the 5th Year of the Queen, for being a Bankrupt, and afterwards concealing 20 Guineas, and a Bill of Sir Henry Furnace for 150 l. with an intent to defraud his Creditors, contrary to the said Act . The Evidence for the Queen depos'd, that after the Statute of Bankrupt was taken out against the Prisoner, the Commissioners heard he was gone to Harwich, in order to imbark with his Effects for Holland; that they sent their Warrant to seize him there, and upon his being apprehended, it appear'd that he was ignorant of the Exibition of the Statute; and his design in going to Holland was to buy Dutch Checks, and make a quick return; that he very readily delivered to Mr. Beacher, one of the principal Creditors, 20 Guineas and the Bill of Exchange. That Mr. Beacher left him in the Hands of a Messenger to bring to London; but upon the Road he told him he would be in danger of his Life for what he had done, if his Creditors were severe against him; which Words frighted him, so that he made his Escape from the Messenger, but sent a Letter immediately to the said Mr. Beacher, to satisfie him that what he had done was not with any design to defraud his Creditors, for he was ready to surrender himself up and all that he had, if he might be favourably received; upon which an Advertisement was published in the Gazette, to satisfy, that if he surrendred himself, he should be kindly dealt with; accordingly he gave himself up to his Creditors, which were almost all satisfied with his Conduct, In the whole, it not appearing that he had any design to defraud his Creditors, the Jury acquitted him.

James Callon, alias Callow of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was Indicted for the Murder of Jacob Hanson , Esq ; by giving him one mortal Bruise, with a wooden Staff, on the hinder part of his Head on the 25th of October 1707, of which mortal Wound he instantly dyed . One Catherine Millar depos'd, that the Prisoner came home to her about 2 or 3 that Morning that the Deceased was found Dead, that his Hands were all bloody, and he had upon him 2 bloody Handkerchiefs, a Silver Tobacco Box with a Coat of Arms, a Tooth-pick Case, a Steel Tobacco-Stopper, a Neckcloth run with Cotton-thread, and 50 s. in Mony, which Things and Mony were prov'd to be upon the Deceased the Day he was murder'd on. Millar farther depos'd, that the Prisoner told her he won the Mony and Things at Gaming; But about 7 Weeks ago he confess'd the whole Fact to her, and said moreover, that one Johnson was concern'd in the Murder with him. The Prisoner in his defence prov'd Millar to be a very lewd Woman, and that himself had kept her Company, and because he did not gratifie her with Mony as she desired, she was resolv'd she would swear away his Life. He likewise produc'd Evidence to prove, that he was elsewhere at the time the Murder was committed; and that he had constant Work, and was worth 250. in Mony, and so under no Temptation to commit such a villanous Fact. The Jury upon the whole acquitted him.

Mary Shelton , of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for stealing a Silver Cup, a Silver Spoon, a pair of Stays, a Silk Petticoat trimm'd with Silver, with other Things ; the Goods of Ann Bossingham on the 20th of August last. It not appearing that the Prisoner took the Goods, the Jury acquitted her.

Thomas Craven , and Susanna his Wife , were both Indicted for stealing a Gold Ear-Ring, 2 Guinea Pieces, and 5 l. 8 s. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of Elizabeth Doughty , on the 30th of August last. The Evividence proving nothing against the Prisoners, they were acquitted .

Sarah Thomson , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Holland Shirts, a Holland Smock, a Pair of Shammy Gloves, 2 Pair of Breeches, with other things , on the 30th of April last. The Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

T - J - Brewer , and R - C - Exciseman , were both Indicted for carrying on a corrupt Confederacy to defraud the Queen of her Customs of Excise . The Evidence depos'd, that the said Brewer gave 40 s. a Week among 4 Officers of the Excise to connive at his mixing of Small Beer with Strong. In his Defence he call'd several Witnesses who had been Officers of the Excise upon him, who swore, that they always found his Dealings very fair, and no such mixture, and that they never receiv'd any Money from him. And this Matter having been formerly heard before the Commissioners of the Excise, and by them discharg'd, the Jury acquitted them.

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

Received Sentence of Death, 6.

John Matthews, Thomas Sollors, Mary Booth, Mary Ellener, Aggitha Ashbrook, John Barnes.

Burnt in the Hand, and sent to Hard Labour 12.

Mary Bell, Thomas Aldley, Elizabeth Brewer, Jane Smith, Sophia Ballard, Mary Phillips, William White, Elizabeth Lidget, Elizabeth Price, Elizabeth Newman, Elizabeth Marsh, Mary Saunders.

To be Whipt 1.

Rebecca Corin.

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THE Power and Prerogatives of Honour and Faction exemplified in variety of modern Instances in Private Transactions and publick Affairs. p. 6 d. The seditious Insects; or, the Levellers assembl'd in Convocation, a Poem. p 1 s. The Landlord's Tale, a Poem. From the 28th Book of Orlando Furinso. In two Cante's p. 1 s. The History of Don Politico Piscatori; or, the Political Fisherman. Faithfully translated from the original Manuscript in the Vatican Library, and humbly inscrib'd to C - L - st, Esq; in Defence of the Church and State, against whimsical Innovators p. 6 d. The Character of an ill Court Favourite, representing the Mischiefs that flow from Ministers of State, when they are more great than good; the Arts they use to secure their Masters; and the unhappiness of Princes, that are curs'd with such destructive Servants. Translated out of French, p. 6 d. The Sot weed Factor; or, a Voyage to Maryland, a Satyr. In which is described, the Laws, Governments, Courts, and Constitution of the Country; and also the Buildings. Feasts, Frolicks, Entertainments, and drunken Humours of the Inhabitants of that part of America. In burlesque Verse. By Eben. Cook, Gent. p. 6 d. Most of the Tracts of the Author of the True-Born-Englishman, sing All sold by B. Bragge in Pater Noster-Row.

MUrder within Doors; or, a War among our selves. Proving there are more kill'd by the Vintners, &c. than saved by the Physicians. In a Baochanalian Dialogue, representing the Danger and Abuse of our most modern celebrated Liquors. Which will never be prevented while the Vimners deal with the Syder-men, our Punch-makers with the Apothecaries, and our Derby and Nottingham-Ale Brewers with the Lime-Kilns, to the great Dishonour of the Grape, and the irreparable Disgrace of immortal Barley. Written by a Club of - Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster.