Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 23 December 2014), March 1709 (17090302).

Old Bailey Proceedings, 2nd March 1709.

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 and Thursday, being the 2d and 3d, and Thursday the 10th Days of March, 1708/9. In the Eighth Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign.

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

The Jurors were as followeth.

London Jury.

Josiah Smith

Samuel Wall

Timothy Brownwel

David Wilford

Thomas Bodicoat

Henry Gee

Francis Brown

Thomas Nichols

Richard Smith

Joseph More

Charles Gwin

Thomas Smith

Middlesex Jury.

John Outing

Brian Turbervil

Thomas Cliffe

Benjamin Boltby

Henry Litchburn

Robert Finch

Jeremy Lewen

Thomas Clark

John Meard

William Dymond

John Wyburd

Edward Pryor

The Proceedings were as followeth.

John Beaumont , of St. Dunstan's in the East , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 16 l. of Sugar value 5 s. the Goods of Richard Tilden and Joseph Main , on the 1st of February last. It appear'd that in the dusk of the Evening, the Prosecutors Porter being at their Warehouse heard a noise over his Head, where were Hogsheads of Sugar, and stepping to the Door, took the Prisoner coming down Stairs with his Apron and Pockets fill'd with the Goods mention'd in the Indictment. The Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty to the value of 10 d .

John Middleditch , of London Labourer , was Indicted for privately Stealing a Cambrick Handkerchief value 12 d. from the Person of Thomas Hill , on the 17th of February last. But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, and he producing divers substantial Witnesses, who gave him a very good Character, the Jury acquitted him.

Martha Warman , of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for taking privately from the Person of James King 14 Guineas , the Goods of the said James King, on the 16th of February last. It appear'd that the Prisoner met the Prosecutor in the Street, and carried him to a Tavern, where they drank 3 or 4 Pints of Wine together: That the Prosecutor had the Guineas in his Breeches Pocket when he enter'd the Room with the Prisoner, That there was no Person in the room but themselves while they were there; That the Prisoner made an Excuse to retire a little from the Prosecutor, and said she would presently return, but never did: That as soon as she was gone he miss'd his Guineas, which Circumstances gave the Prosecutor sufficient reason to charge the Prisoner with the Fact, who saying little for her self, and being one of a loose Character, the Jury found her guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

John Walker , of London, was Indicted for feloniously taking to him to Wife Eliz. Stroud , on the 8th of June last, his first Wife Sarah Ellis , whom he Married June the 8th, 1705. being then alive . The Evidence gave sufficient Proof to the first Marriage, but no Proof the Prisoners Marriage with Stroud being given, the Jury acquitted him.

M - H - and Hannah Byren , both of London, were Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling House of Bartholomew Singleton, and taking from thence a Ham of Bacon value 5 s. 22 Sheeps Tongues value 2 s. the Goods of the said Bartholomew Singleton , on the 22d of February last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that between 9 and 10 at Night on the 22d of February last, the Prosecutor shut the Hatch of his Shop, and went up Stairs, but coming down found it open and his Goods gone, which were afterwards taken upon the Prisoners, who giving no Account how they came by them, the Jury found them both guilty to the value of 10 d.

Ellinor Williard alias Gladman , was Indicted for Stealing a Satten Petticoat value 25 s. the goods of William Bayley on the 14th of Feb. last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Shop and cheapened a Scarf, but instead of buying she took the Goods mention'd, and going off with them was discover'd, and dropt them from her. The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

Mary Ford was Indicted for stealing a Dowlas Sheet value 8 s. the Goods of Hugh Jones , on the 26th of Jan. last. She was acquitted .

George Skelthorp alias Skulthorp , of St. Pauls Covent Garden , was Indicted for Assaulting William Hills upon the Queen's Highway, and taking from him 4 s. 6 d. the Goods of the said William Hills on the 18th of February last: It appear'd that the Prosecutor going along the new-Buildings from the Strand to Covent Garden, ask'd the Prisoner the way to Kings-street; the Prisoner told him he would direct him the way, instead of which he carried him into a Horse-pond dried up in a by Place, and took him by the Collar, demanding of him Satisfaction, for he was a Sodomite: That he drew his Bionet and offer'd it at his Breast, and took from him 4 s. 6 d. That hethen took the Prosecutors great Coat from his Back, and endeavour'd to get his Rings, but was prevented by People coming by, who hearing the Prosecutor beg for his Life, made up to them, and seiz'd the Prisoner with the Prosecutors Mony and Coat upon him. The Prisoner in his Defence pretended the Prosecutor would have committed Sodomy with him, and that what he did to him was by way of Satisfaction for the Affront, in tempting him to the Commission of so foul a Crime. But he giving no Proof of these Assertions, nor producing any to his Reputation, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment .

He was again Indicted for Assaulting James Booker on the 27th of Feb. last, and taking from him one gold Ring, a Muslin Neckcloth and 10 s. in Money, the Goods and Money of the said James Booker . It appear'd, that the Prisoner assaulted the Prosecutor (at the same Place he committed the Robbery upon the aforesaid William Hills) and took from him the Goods mention'd in the Indictment, part of which were afterwards found upon him; and he saying little for himself, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

Thomas Dukes , of White Chappel , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Porridge Pot, a Looking Glass, a Feather Bed with other things , the Goods of Mary Hill , on the 25th of September last: But the Fact not being prov'd upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

Thomas Steevenson , was Indicted for Firing the Mansion House of - Palfreman , on the 19th of February last. It appear'd by the Course of the Evidence to be a malitious Prosecution, the Jury acquitted the Prisoner, and granted him a Copy of his Indictment .

H - J - , of London, was Indicted for Stealing from his Master divers Goods to the value of 49 l . The Evidence being very plain against him, the Jury found him guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

Mary Elliot , of St. Mildred Poultry , was Indicted for privately Stealing from the Person of Benjamin Crow , a Cornelian Ring value 25 s. and 20 s. in Mony . It appear'd that the Prosecutor was pick'd up by the Prisoner, and carried by her to the Mitre Tavern; That when they had been some time together, the Prosecutor pull'd out 10 s. and laid it upon the Table to pay the Reckoning out of it, and the Prisoner snatch'd up the Mony and said, she would pay the Reckoning and keep the rest; thereupon a Quarrel arose, and the Constables came and carried them both to the Counter as disorderly Persons, where the Prisoner convey'd herself into the Prosecutors Appartment, while he was a sleep, and took away the Mony and Ring mention'd in the Indictment. The Prisoner saying little in her Defence, the Jury found her guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

William Walker , of St. Ann's Westminster , was Indicted for the Murder of Richard Moore , by giving him one mortal Wound with a Rapier upon his left Side, on the 17th of January last, of which he languish'd 'till the 20th of the same and then died . He was a 2d time Indicted upon the Coroners Inquest, for the Manslaughter of the said Richard More. The Evidence for the Queen depos'd about a 11 at Night, on the 17th of February last, the Prisoner and his 2 Brothers Thomas and Charles, Colonel Lillystone and the Deceas'd, were all in Company together at Daniel's Coffee-House in Gerrard-street, and continu'd Drinking 'till 2 or three in the Morning, when Charles Walker took Mr. Daniel's Neice by the Stand, and ask'd for a Dish of Coffee, at which Mr. Daniel bid him go into his own Company, and not meddle with his Niece; that then Words arose, the Prisoner saying he would take his Brothers part, Colonel Lillystone said he would take Mr. Daniel's part, and the Deceas'd said he would stand by the Colonel and see him safe Home; there were some Blows exchang'd between Charles Walker and the Colonel, at which time the Deceas'd was seen with his Sword drawn, and then the Walkers were thrust out of the Room, and the Prisoner return'd and whispered the Deceas'd in the Ear; it was not heard what he said, but the Deceas'd stretch'd out his Arm and said very well, it shall be done, and then the Walkers went to their Lodgings, and in 3 quarters of an hour after the Colonel went to his, being accompanied with the Deceas'd and Mr. Daniel's Boy with a link; that when the Colonel was left at his Lodging, and the Deceas'd returning to Mr. Daniel's where he Lodg'd, enquir'd for the Church-Yard, and being told, he stay'd there a little time, and the Prisoner came, that then they Saluted one another, drew their Swords and parried a while; that the Deceas'd then received the Wound from the Prisoner, of which he died. The Prisoner in his Defence produc'd Witnesses who depos'd, that he in the Fray at the Coffee-House received very abusive Language from the Deceas'd, notwithstanding which, he went peaceably Home, that he had not been at Home above half an hour, but the Colonel, who lodg'd in the same House with the Prisoner, came likewise Home, bringing the Deceas'd with him, that they stood together upon the Stairs, where the Deceas'd call'd the Prisoner Rascal and cowardly Rogue, and said Damn him I will be Reveng'd of him to Night. The Prisoner over-hearing of him, said to his Brother, I am not able to bear it, for I am no Coward, &c. and then the Prisoner slipt out of the House after the Deceas'd to the Church-Yard, were they mutually drew, and Fought, and after a few passes at each other, the Prisoner gave the Deceas'd his Deaths Wound. It further appear'd, that the Deceas'd after the Wound was given said, you have done my Business; the Prisoner reply'd, I am sorry for it, dear More, and lead him to the Watchouse, gave him Brandy, and sent for a Surgeon to dress his Wound, and made not the least attempt to work his Escape. It was likewise proved, that the Deceas'd upon his Death Bed, desir'd that the Prisoner might be discharged, saying, that it was his own seeking. It did not appear that there was any premeditated Malice between them, and the Prisoner producing abundance of credible Witnesses, who gave him a very extraordinary Character, the Jury found him guilty of Manslaughter only .

Thomas Trott , of St. Pauls Covent-Garden , was Indicted for feloniously Counterfeiting a Malt Ticket, No. 77588, value 10 l. and a Farthing a Day Interest, bearing Date July 27th 1697 . It appear'd by the Evidence, that in the beginning of January last, one John Anthony Guenetta , brought a Malt Ticket to the Malt Office at the Exchequer to be Check'd, where upon Tryal it prov'd a Counterfeit Ticket, and being ask'd how he came by it, said that he bought it of the Prisoner, upon which a Warrant was granted to apprehend him; with much difficulty he was found, and being closely examin'd to make a full Discovery, he own'd the Ticket, and confess'd that he had sold several of them, some good and some bad, to the said Guenetta; he likewise gave up a Box wherein was contain'd divers Plates of Tickets, Graving Tools and other Instruments, and all sorts ofMaterials that are made use of in Counterfeiting of Tickets. The Ticket mention'd in the Indictment was produc'd in Court, and appear'd by the nicest Observation, to be Counterfeited from a Plate taken in the aforesaid Box. It was further prov'd, that he had been seen to write in 3 Tickets R. Marriot , a Name that is Written at the bottom of each true Ticket, and so exactly done, that it was scarcely discernable which were the True, and which the Counterfeit ones. The Prisoner in his Defence said that one Mr. Hibbard a Gentleman that was lately kill'd by Mr. Packer , us'd to come to him with a nameless Person and bring him the Tickets, and after the Death of Mr. Hibbard, the said nameless Person brought the Box of Materials to him, to dispose of as he saw fit; he likewise pretended that he dispos'd of none of the Tickets without passing the Check. But producing no Proof to any part of his Defence, and the Fact being clearly prov'd upon him, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment .

[Branding. See summary.]

Eliz. Carriton alias Gallow alias Thomson , of Middlesex, was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silk Hood, 2 Silk Scarves, a silver Girdle and Buckle, and a pair of lac'd Ruffles , the Goods of Mary Williams , on the 25th of February last. It appear'd that the Prisoner liv'd with the Prosecutor, and on the Date aforesaid she went away, and the Goods were missing at the same time; That the Prosecutor finding her, was told that she had pawn'd part of the Goods, which proving true, and the Prisoner saying little in her Defence, the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.

Redmond Burk , of St. Martins in the Fields , Labourer , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Looking-Glass, a Chimney Glass, 11 Pictures, a Cloth Petticoat, with other things the Goods of George Purchase , on the 26th of January last. But it appearing to be an ill Prosecution, the Prisoner was acquitted, and upon his desire, was granted a Copy of his Indictment .

Elizabeth Blansfield , of St. James's Westminster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Cloath Coat, the Goods of William Jackson , a parsel of Linen, the Goods of John Neal , a Stuff Coat , the Goods of John Smythy , on the 10th of February last. But none appearing against her, she was acquitted .

John Cook , brought by an Habeas Corpus from Bedford, was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Bay Mare , the Goods of Richard Deal , to which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Ann Blakaby , of London Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a silver Cup value 27 s. the Good of Thomas Brerecliff , on the 19th of January last. It appear'd that the Prisoner went to the Prosecutors House to visit his Maid, and while she was putting the Child to Bed, she took the Goods, and being afterwards apprehended confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her guilty of Felony .

[Branding. See summary.]

Ann Rodericks alias Waller , of St. John Wappen , was Indicted for privately Stealing 17 pair of Breeches, the Goods of Robert Fuller , on the 12th of Jan. last. But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

John Berry alias Jockey John , of St. Mary White Chappel , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Bay Mare , the Goods of Richard Whaley . It appear'd that the Prosecutor lost his Goods from his Grounds, and was inform'd by one Bessick a Horse Stealer, that the Prisoner stole his Mare, and sold her to one Minor near Plimouth, in whose Possession the Prosecutor found her. Minor depos'd that he bought her of the Prisoner according to Bessicks Information, and the Prisoner giving no Account how he came by her, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment . He was a 2d time Indicted for Stealing a Rone Horse , the Goods of Ralph Taylor . It appear'd that the Prosecutor lost his Horse, who according to Bessicks Information, found him upon Richard Marks , who prov'd that he bought him of the Prisoner, and the Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

Edward Cox , of Pancrass , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Cloth Coat with other things the Goods of William Jackson , a Stuff Coat, a pair of Breeches with other things the Goods of Robert Smythy . It appear'd that the Prosecutors having lost their Goods, were informed that the Prisoner had taken them, which upon search were found in his Possession, and giving no account how he came by them, the Jury found him guilty of Felony . He was a 2d time Indicted for Stealing a Bay Gelding , the Goods of the aforesaid William Jackson, on the 26th of January last. It appear'd that the Prisoner lost his Gelding, but was inform'd where he might find him, he found him accordingly, and it was plainly prov'd that the Horse was sold by the Prisoner, who giving a frivolous account how he came by it, the Jury found him guilty of this Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

Eliz. Taylor , of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for privately Stealing a Peruke value 5 s. the Goods of John Smith , on the 1st Instant. But the Evidence not proving the Indictment upon the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

David Richards , of Fulham Labourer , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 1 Cock and 7 Hens , the Goods of William Newman on the 1st of February last. It appear'd by the Evidence that the Prosecutor lost his Goods, which were the same Day found upon the Prisoner, who giving no Account of his Property to the same, the Jury found him guilty to the value of 10 d.

Eliz. Boyle , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Furbelow Scarf, a Hood, 6 Holland Aprons with other things on the 28th of January last, the Goods of William Bostock . But the Fact not being prov'd upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

Jane Jarvis , and Dan. Newman , of the Precinct of Northen Falgate , were both Indicted for Breaking open the Dwelling house of Edward Rowley , and taking from thence 200 Gold Rings with other things, and 35 l. in Money, the Goods and Money of the said Edward Rowley : But the Evidence not reaching the Prisoners, the Jury Acquitted them.

John Walder, alias Walden , of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling house of John Davenant , and taking from thence 2 Shirts, and 1 Stuff Gown, the Goods of Alexander Cunningham ; 2 Holland Sheets the Goods of Henry Cooley , and an Apron , the Goods of Mary Mercy , on the 22d of January last. But the Evidence not fixing the Fact upon the Prisoner, he was Acquitted .

B - A - , of St. Dunstan's Stepney Labourer , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Elizabeth Copley , and taking from thence a Gold Necklace value 15 l. 2 Gold Chains, 10 l. a Silver Dish 5 l. with other things, the Goods of the said Elizabeth Copley ; on the 19th of January last: It appear'd that the Prisoner with others not taken, got over the Prosecutors Garden Wall, took a Pane of Glass out of the Window, and enter'd the House; that the Prisoner came up into the Prosecutors Chamber, while she was in Bed, with a great Candle in his Hand, by which means the Prosecutor and her Servant, had so full a view of him, that they could Swear possitively to his Face; that he was an Hour in the Room with them, and then went off with the Goods; the Evidence being Positive, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment .

[Death. See summary.]

John Polfreeman , of London Labourer , was Indicted for Feloniously stealing 3 China Cups, value 10 d. the Goods of Richard Hargrave , on the 13th of February last, but the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury Acquitted him.

Robert Lucas , of St. Clements Danes , was Indicted for the Murder of William Prudam , by driving his Cart over the Head of the said William Prudam , on the 7th of February last; it appearing that the Deceased with other Child ren were playing in the Queens High-way with Straw, and the Deceas'd being cover'd with the same, so that the Prisoner not seeing him drove his Cart over him, which occasion'd the Wound upon his Head of which he died. The Jury brought it in that the Deceas'd came by his Death by Misfortune, and acquitted the Prisoner .

John Bowen 's Case, is remov'd by Certiorary, into the Queen's Bench.

Thomas Brerewood , that was formerly Indicted for Defrauding Mr. Pitkins Creditors, and Absconded contrary to an Act of Parliment made on his Account, receiv'd Sentence as follows, viz. that he is to be Imprisoned during Life , and stand in the Pillory 3 times a Year, viz. the first Tuesday in Easter Term, the first Tuesday in Michaelmas Term, and the first Tuesday in Hillary Term between the Hours of 11 and 3 of the same Days at Temple Bar, and the Royal Exchange, as long as he lives .

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

Received Sentence of Death 7.

Martha Elliot, Martha Warman, B - A - , George Skeltborp, Edward Cox, John Berry, John Cook.

Burnt in the Hand 3.

H - J - ; Ann Blakaby, Thomas Trott.

Petit Larcenies 7.

John Beaumnont, John Polfreeman, M - H - , Hannah Byrin, Elizabeth Thompson, David Richards, Elinor Williard.

ADVERTISEMENT.

THE Office of the Taylors Friendly Society, for Insurance upon the Lives of Men, Women and Children, is kept at the Sun and Cross Keys in Witch-street, 3 days in a Week, viz. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 9 a Clock to 1, and from 3 to 7, at which Place, every second and last Wednesday in every Month, the Trustees constantly meet about 6 in the Evening: And on Thursday at the crooked Billet in Billeter-lane, and Friday and Saturday, at the Spotted-Dog in Shoemaker-row in Black Fryars, all at the same Hours. Here a Man by assuring his own Life and by Wifes for the Benefit of each other, there will come into the Family, when 1500 have Subscrib'd, 200 l. at their Deaths; and if any which Subscribes upon their own Life, shall after having been 3 Years in the Office be reduced to Poverty and want Relief, all such shall be relieved and assisted with all things necessary at the charge of the Society, till their Claims come due. The charge which each Subscriber pays, for Policies, Stamps, Entrance and first Claim being but 5 s. And there being a second Insurance of the same Number, kept also at the same Place, called the Amicable Society, whereby any Subscriber to the First, whether Male or Female, or any other Person, may it they please become Subscribers here also by paying 5 s. 6 d. for Policy, Stamps and Entrance, and first Quarter, and 2 s. a Quarter after, and no more, and there will 120 l. be divided Quarterly among the Executors, Administrators or Nominees of the Deceas'd, and if overtaken with Poverty, shall be relieved as in the first Society, besides several other Benefits which are too large here to mention, shall therefore refer you to the Abstract of the Settlement which is in Print, and may be had Gratis at all the Places where the Office is kept, as is before directed.

THis is to give Notice That any Person may be furnished with all sorts of Minister's Gowns and Cassocks, Silk and Worsted Sashes Lawyers Gowns, Livery Gowns and Hoods, and all sorts of Gowns for Mayors and Aldermen of any Corporation in Great Britain. Sold by Anthony Ingram, Robe-maker, at the Sign of the Gown and Livery Hood in Pater-Noster-Row, near the North-Gare of St. Paul's Church who bath of them ready made by him, and said at reasonable Pieces. And also Black Cloth and Prknclla sold for Ministers wear.

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

THE Arraignment, Tryal and Conviction of Robert Feilding, Esq; for Felony in Marrying her Crac the Dutchess of Cleeaveland; his first Wife Mary Wadsworth, being then alive with Copies of the several Letters between Mr. Fielding and the first Wife Mr. Wadsworth, by the Name of Anne Countess of Fielding. As also all the Learned Arguments of the Queen's Council. Perused by one of the Judges present at the Tryal. And the Proceedings against him in the spiritual Court at Doctors Commons, with the Sentences given against him there. Printed for John Morphew near Stationers-Hall, 1708. Price 1 s.

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

Lately Publish'd.

MArten's Appendix to the sixth Edition of his Book of the Venereal Disease, lately Publish'd, being a new System of all the Secret Infirmities and Diseases, Natural, Accidental and Venereal in Men and Women, that defile and ruin the Healths of themselves and their Posterity, obstruct Conjugal Delectancy and Pregnancy, with their various Methods of Cure. To which is added, Something particular concerning Generation and Conception; and of Miscarriages in Women from Venereal Causes, the like never done before. Useful for Physicians, Surgeons, Apothecaries, and Midwives, as well as for those that Have, or Are in Danger of sassing under any such Impure or Defective Indispositions. With a further warning against Quacks, and of some less notorious Abuses committed by them, who they are, that People may avoid them. By John Marten, Chirurgeon, Printed with the same Letter, on the same Paper, as is his Book of the Venereal Disease aforesaid, that those who please may bind it up with that. Sold in Octavo, at the Places above mentioned.

Lately Publish'd

THE Truth of the Case: Or, a full and true Account of the horrid Murders, Robberies and Burnings, committed at Bradsorton and Upton-Snodsbury, in the County of Worcetter; and of the Apprehension, Examination, Tryal and Conviction, of John Palmer, and Tho. Symonds, Gent. William Hobbins and John Allen, Labourars, for the said Crimes. To which is added, an account of the Occasion of the Bp. of Oxford's going to the Prisoners after their Condemnation, and of his Lordship's whole Transaction with them; written by the said Bishop. Likewise, an Account of what pass'd between the Ordinary and the Prisoner. And remarks on their dying Speeches. Publish'd on Occasion of a late inperfect, false and Scandalous Libel, Entituled the Case of John Palmer and Thomas Symonds, Gent. who were executed, &c. By R. W. - Printed for Jonah Bowyer at the Rose in Ludgate-street, 1708.

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

RObert Whitledge, who formerly lived at the Bible in Creed Lane, is remov'd to the Bible and Ball in Aye-Mary Lane, near Ludgate, where all Booksellers and others may be furnished with Bibles and Common Prayers of all sorts, with Cuts or without, Rull'd or unrul'd, bound in Turkey Leather or plain, Mr. Sturt's Cuts curiously engrand, also other fine Cuts and fitted for all Sizes of Common-Prayer The Duty of Man's Works of all Sizes. The Duty of Man in Latin. Latin and French Common-Prayers, Tast and Brady's New Version of Psalms, with-the new Supplement. Dr. Gibson on the Sacrament. The Statutes at large, In 3 Washington and Wingate's Abridgement of them. The Lord, Clarendor's History of the Rebellion, in Folio and Octave. And the new Transactions Esops Fables. All which Cuts are likewise sold by Y. Baker in Mercet chappel in Cheapside. Also Bp. Beveradges Writes ins Vol. Dean Stamphan in the Epistles and Gospels, in 4 Vol. The Witch Common Prayer.

RElief and a perfect Cure for the most stubborn and inveterate Poxes, of so long standing that the vary Bones are Infected, and the Patient so deplorable by means of violent fains, Victers &c. as to despair of ever being cured. By a Method and Medicine, payroll by near 20 Years successful Practice, to perform in each Cases a speedy, last effectual, and even insatiable Cure. In a Cronorrha, Running of the Reives or Clap, the Infection in perfectly carry'd off and the Cure Compleated, without the least hindrance of Business, in a very few Days time. At the Golden, in the dark Passage (the most private place, in London) three Doors beyond the Sun Tavern in Hony Lane Market, Cheapside.