Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 22 December 2014), July 1713 (17130708).

Old Bailey Proceedings, 8th July 1713.

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 BAYLEY,

On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 8th, 9th, and 10th, Days of July, 1713. In the Twelfth Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign.

BEfore the Rt. Hon. Sir RICHARD HOARE , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Justice Powis, Mr. Justice Eyre, Mr. Baron Price, Mr. Serjeant Richardson, and several other of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.

The Jurors were as followeth.

London Jury.

Roger Hitchcock

Benjamin Eeles

John Barnsley

John Sutton

Nathaniel Hanwell

John Mitchel

William Kempster

John Boyce

Benjamin Evans

John Whitehorn

William Shippard

Edward Wyld

Middlesex Jury.

Giles Riddle , Gent.

Thomas Bavand

John Curtis

William Callow

Francis Roades

Jonathan Hall

Joseph Spencer

Bruce Randall

Thomas Philips

Edward How

Jacob Pullen

John Bull

The Proceedings were as followeth.

Elizabeth Hall and Mary Tomson , were both indicted for privately stealing Muslen to the value of 15 s. from the Shop of Thomas Clark , on the 8th of June last. It appear'd, that the two Prisoners came to the Prosecutor's Shop and cheapen'd Muslen, but not agreeing with the Prosecutor's Servant, went away; when gone the Goods were missing, but being pursu'd and brought back, the Muslen drop'd from Elizabeth Hall in the Shop. The Prisoners saying little in their Defence, the Jury found them both Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

John Parker and Catherine Jones of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , were indicted for privately stealing two Callico Shirts, the Goods of Elizabeth Meers , Widow , from the Shop of William Kingston , on the 16th of April last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoners came into the Prosecutor's Shop, and ask'd for Callico; that at the same time an Alehouse Woman came in for her Pot; and while the Wife of the Prosecutor turn'd her Back for it, Jones took the Goods and went off with them. The Fact being plain against her, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony ; but nothing appearing against Parker she was acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Elizabeth Cauldrey of Alhallows, Lombard-street , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Brass Kettle, value 12 s. the Goods of Richard Cambridge , from the Shop of William Payne , on the 8th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to Payne's Shop and took the Kettle, and went cross the way, where she was taken with it upon her. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

William Ward of St. Bartholomew the Less , was indicted for privately stealing 60 Yards of Worsted Drugget, value 4 l. the Goods of John Edwards , on the 13th of June last, It appear'd, that on the Date aforesaid, the Prosecutor going from his Shop, desir'd a Neighbour on the other side of the Way to have an Eye to it: That he had not been long gone, but the Prisoner was seen to go into the Shop and come out with a Bundle, being suspected to have stolen something, was apprehended, and the Goods mention'd found upon him, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

James Lee was indicted for feloniously stealing Callico to the value of 4 s. 6 d. the Goods of Edmund Lightfoot . It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop and cheapen'd Goods, while the Prosecutor was reaching some, the Prisoner was seen to take those mention'd in the Indictment, and put them under his great Coat, from whence upon Search they were taken, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

William Ford was indicted upon two Indictments for feloniously stealing a Pair ofDrugget Breeches, a Damask Wastcoat, a Cloath Coat, and a pair of Cloath Breeches , the Goods of John Ordess , and Matthew Lee , to which Indictments he pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Barbara Hudson of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing three Silver Castors, three Silver Salvers, 12 Silver Spoons, with other pieces of Plate to the value of 60 l. on the 12th of May last, to which Indictment she pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Catherine Priest was indicted for picking the Pocket of Henry Smithson of four Guineas , on the 4th of July last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.

John Williams was indicted for feloniously stealing two pair of Pocket Pistols, the Goods of Arthur Birdwhistle , on the 25th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner was seen to take the Goods from the Prosecutor's Shop, and being pursu'd, they were found upon him, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Jane White alias Best was indicted for breaking open the Dwelling house of Susannah Thurley , on the 10th of June last, in the Day time, there being a Person in the said House, and taking from thence a Drugget Coat, value 28 s. a Silk Handkerchief, and a pair of Gloves, with other Things, the Goods of Edward Ranger . To which Indictment the Prisoner pleaded Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

Mary Armstrong was indicted for feloniously stealing four Perukes, value 40 s. a Holland Coif 6 d. and 5 s. in Money , the Goods and Money of John Brooks , on the 3d of May last. It appear'd the Prisoner lodg'd at the Prosecutor's, and when she was going away the Prosecutor lost Mony out of a Drawer, upon which the Prisoner being search'd, the Mony was found upon her, and one of the Perukes mention'd in the Indictment. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Thomas Dickinson was indicted for feloniously stealing a Sorrel Gelding , the Goods of Robert Twyford , on the 13th of May last. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor lost his Gelding out of his Grounds, which was afterwards found in Grays-Inn-Lane, in the Possession of the Prisoner; whereupon he was Apprehended and Examin'd before a Magistrate, but giving no Account how he came by it, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Martha Rose of St. Martins in the Fields was indicted for feloniously stealing a Stuff Gown, value 15 s. a Callico Petticoat 4 s. a Table Cloth 12 s. the Goods of John Cox , on the 12th of June last, to which Indictment she pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Thomas Finch and Elizabeth Finch were both indicted for feloniously stealing six Dozen of Thread-laces, value 4 s. the Goods of Elias Oneby . It appear'd that the Prisoners came to the Prosecutor's Shop and asked for Gartering; that while the Prosecutor's Wife turn'd her Back to reach some, Tho. Finch took the Goods, and went away without buying any thing; but being brought back upon Suspicion, he drop'd the Laces from him. The Fact being plain against him, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d. but nothing appearing against the Woman she was acquitted .

[Whipping. See summary.]

Sarah Williams and Elizabeth White were both indicted for privately stealing 60 Yards of Persian Silk, value 6 l. out of the Shop of William Ball , on the 8th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoners came to the Prosecutor's Shop, and asked for some Persian Silk: Several Pieces were taken down and shown them, but they went away without buying any; that when they were gone, a Neighbour came and ask'd the Prosecutor whether he mist nothing; upon looking over his Goods he could not find the above-mention'd; immediate pursuit was made after the Prisoners, who went into an House in Black-fryars, and were deny'd by the People of the House; but the Constable breaking open the Door of a Chamber, found them both, with the Goods upon them, which were produc'd in Court, and prov'd to be his. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoners saying nothing for themselves, the Jury found them both Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Elizabeth Walton of St. Sepulchres was indicted for privately stealing 25 Yards of China Silk, value 25 s. from the Shop of John Howard , on the 19th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner with another Woman came to the Prosecutor's Shop pretending to buy Blankets, and when the Prosecutor carry'd the said other Woman into the back Shop; the Prisoner loitered behind, and took the Goods and put them up her Petticoats, which were discover'd and taken from her. The Evidence being positive, and the Prisoner saying nothing for her self, the Jury found her Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Elinor Ray was indicted for feloniously stealing a Black and White Gown and Petticoat, value 50 s. a Black Silk Petticoat, 20 s. and 10 s. in Money , the Goods and Money of William Green , on the 2d of May last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner work'd for the Prosecutor, but on the Date aforesaid, she got the Key of the Chamber where the Goods were, went in, took them and fled. It further appear'd, that when she was taken, she confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Robert Hope alias Richard Chapman was indicted for privately stealing a Callico Quilt, value 18 s. from the Warehouseof Will. Langbourn and John Oaks , on the 9th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner went into the Prosecutor's Warehouse and took the Quilt from a Pile, and went off, but being pursu'd, was taken with it upon him, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

John Corbet of the Parish of St. Faith's , was Indicted for assaulting James Shippard , Esq , upon the Queen's High-way, and violently taking from him a Peruke, value 5 l. and a Hat 5 s. the Goods of the said James Shippard , on the 3d of June last. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor going in the Evening by the Chapter-house in St. Paul's Church yard , the Prisoner came behind him, and suddenly snatch'd off his Hat and Wig, and run down Paul's Alley with it. He being pursu'd, threw them from him, but was immediately taken. The Prosecutor's Eye being upon him all the time. The Fact being plainly prov'd, and the Prisoner making a frivolous Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Henry Anderson was indicted for feloniously stealing six Rugs, value 30 s. the Goods of William Armstrong , on the 4th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner was seen carrying the Goods in the Night, and was taken on Suspicion by the Watch. The Goods were prov'd to be the Prosecutor's, and the Prisoner producing no Proof of his Property in them, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

John Price and Jane Revel were both indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Mary Hill in the Night-time, on the 24th of May last, and taking from thence a Norwich Crape-Gown and Petticoat, value 14 s. with other Things the Goods of Jane Hebway ; a Poplin Gown, a Drugget Coat, Wastecoat and Breeches, with other Things, the Goods of Will. Hester . It appear'd, that the Prisoner, John Price lodg'd in the House of Mary Hill, and in the Night-time he got into Hester's Room, who was likewise a Lodger, and took the Goods mention'd in the Indictment, but was stop'd near Clerkenwell by a Watchman, with the Goods upon him, which were prov'd in Court to be the Prosecutor's, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony; but nothing more being prov'd against Jane Revel , than her being in Price's Company when he was taken, the Jury acquitted her.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Alice Smith of St. Andrews Holbourn , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Gold Ring, value 20 s. the Goods of Benj. Chapman , on the 13th of May last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came as a Visitor to the Prosecutor's Wife, and when she was gone the Ring was missing out of a Bason; being afterwards taken; upon her Examination she confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Francis Smith was indicted for picking the Pocket of Tho. Scot of a silk Handkerchief , on the 12th of June last. It appear'd, that as the Prosecutor was going thro' a Croud in St. Paul's Church-yard , found a twitch given to his Pocket, upon which he seiz'd the Prisoner and found his Handkerchief upon him, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mary Twelves was indicted for feloniously stealing a Drugget Coat and Wastecoat, value 30 s. the Goods of Will. Careless , on the 9th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor lost his Goods out of his Lodging, and the Prisoner being taken upon suspicion, confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Dorothy Wildman was indicted for stealing two Yards of Garlick Holland , the Goods of Abr. Ellis , on the 24th of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop to buy a Yard of Muslen, but not agreeing, the Prosecutor's Wife went into the back Shop, in the mean time the Prisoner took the Holland from the Counter, and went off with it, but going along it was seen to drop from under her Petticoats, upon which she was brought back to the Prosecutor's, who swore to the Goods. The Prisoner saying little for her self, the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Elizabeth Herbert of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a silver Tankard and a silver Spoon , on the 25th of June last; which Fact being clearly prov'd upon her, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Gerrard Dennit of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a silk Handkerchief, value 3 s. the Goods of Mrs. Dean , on the 23d of June last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's to sell an old Hat, and while she went backward for her Journey-man, he took the Handkerchief from the Shop-window; which being afterwards found upon him, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

William Isaacson of Stepney was indicted for feloniously stealing a Stuff Gown, a Serge Wastecoat, a pair of Breeches, and two Guineas , the Goods of William Predham , on the 23d of June last. To which Indictment he pleaded Guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

John Heley of St. Martins in the Fields , was indicted for taking to Wife Catherine More , on the 28th of April last, Anne Deton whom he married on the 6th of March last being then alive . But none appearing against him he was acquitted .

William Cartwright was indicted for stealing three Holland Sheets, value 30 s. the Goods of Samuel Burren , on the 9th of June last. It appear'd, that the Sheets were taken from the Place where they werehung a drying; and the Prisoner being taken upon Suspicion, confess'd the Fact, the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

John Tigget of St. Martins in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing 23 pair of Shoes, a pair of Slippers, and a pair of Boots , the Goods of Roger Edmunds , on the 1st of June . It appear'd, that the Prosecutor lost his Goods, and had Intelligence that the Prisoner had sold several pair in Rag-Fair; upon which he was Apprehended, and in his Examination confessed the Fact, the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mary Wagstaff alias Floyd of St. Margarets Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of Tabby-Stays, Value 30 s. a Damask-gown 10 l. a Damask Petticoat trim'd with Gold 10 l. a silver Cup 3 l. and 4 l. in Money , the Goods and Money of John Moyl , on the 12th of April 1712. It appear'd, that the Prisoner Boarded at the Prosecutor's; that while the Prosecutor's Wife was gone to Market, the Prisoner bundled up the Goods, and went privately away with them; and when she was taken, part of them were found upon her. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Frances Evans of St. Andrews Holbourn , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Holland Sheet, and a silver Spoon , the Goods of Alex. Minshall , on the 29th of May last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner was Servant to the Prosecutor, and losing his Goods charg'd her with it; who upon her Examination confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Anthony Dealmanza was indicted for Perjury, upon an Affidavit taken before the Judges of the Common-Pleas; that one Francis Bittilly was indebted to him in the Sum of 24000 l. but the Evidence not being sufficient to prove the Indictment, the Jury acquitted him.

Samuel Coplady was indicted for the Murder of William Brown , by shooting him with a Leaden Bullet discharg'd from a Gun, which occasion'd one mortal Wound in the bottom of his Stomach near his Navel, on the 15th of June last, of which he instantly dy'd . The Evidence for the Queen depos'd that the Evening before the Deceas'd was Murder'd, the Prisoner came to the Aunt of the Deceas'd and said to her, what is the Matter with your Nephew, he does nothing but asperce me? Said moreover, her Nephew was all for Law, but I'll take another Course with him, we'll have a Game at Loggerheads, he shall have my Blood or I'll have his; but it did not appear that he actually executed what he threaten'd. The Prisoner in his Defence produc'd divers Witnesses to prove that he was elsewhere at the time the Fact was committed, the Jury acquitted him.

Thomas Fitz-Hugh of St. Giles's without Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing 40 l. Weight of Brass, Value 35 s. the Goods of Matthew Bagley , on the 16th of May last. But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.

Ann Horner of the Parish of Chelsea , was indicted for feloniously stealing 5 Pewter Dishes, Value 20 s. 24 Pewter Plates 24 s. the Goods of John Crauford , on the 4th of May last; but the Evidence not being strong enough to convict the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

Charles Sparks of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Bay Mare, Value 6 l. 10 s. the Goods of Ralph Fryer , on the 6th of July last. It appear'd, that on the Date aforesaid, the Prosecutor put his Mare in the Stable about 10 a Clock at Night, and lock'd the Door after him; that going to the Stable about six in the Morning, he found his Stable-door broken open, and the Mare gone, which was afterwards taken with the Prisoner upon her, and he giving no Account of his Property in her the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

George Sandwell of the Precinct of St. Catherines , was indicted for feloniously stealing 60 Yards of Welch Cotten , the Goods of Original Havers , on the 12th of May last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner going thro' Bridge with the Goods, was suspected by some Watermen to have stolen them; upon which they Apprehended him, and found out the Prosecutor, who prov'd them to be his, and taken from his Ware-house. The Prisoner giving no Account how he came by them, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Jane Orton was indicted for feloniously stealing a Fir-pole, Value 5 s. the Goods of John Burburrough , on the 3d of July : But it appearing to be a malicious Prosecution, the Jury acquitted her; and at her Request granted her a Copy of the Indictment.

Ann Beswick of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for stealing a point Pot, Value 10 d. the Goods of Margaret Roberts , on the 20th of May last. But the Evidence being deficient against the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

Elizabeth Tooley was indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of Holland Sheets, Value 5 s. the Goods of Lady Ann Mason . But the Evidence not proving the Fact upon her, the Jury acquitted her.

Elizabeth Jones was indicted for feloniously stealing 12 Holland Smocks, Value 40 s. and 14 Holland Shirts 3 l. the Goods of Henry Crowder , on the 6th of January last: But the Evidence not being positive against the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

John Fudg was indicted for picking the Pocket of John Higdell of a silk Handkerchief , on the 2d Instant. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor being in Moorfields to see the Charity Children, one that stood by him observ'd the Prisoner to take the Handkerchief out of his Pocket, who was immediately Apprehended with it upon him. The Fact being plain, the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Henry Gladman was indicted for feloniously stealing a Brown Gelding , the Goods of Lady Ann Seabrook , Widow , on the 17th of April last. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor's Horse was lost out of the Stable, and about 2 Months after, one going thro' Smithfield that knew the Horse, saw him there set to Sale, by the Servant of one Morris; Morris prov'd that he bought him of the Prisoner, who giving no Account of his Property in the same, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

Hannah Beck of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing two Shirts, Value 5 s. the Goods of Will. Broadhurst , on the 3d instant. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop and took the Goods from a Counter, but was Apprehended by a Boy, with them upon her. The Prisoner saying nothing for her self, the Jury found her Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mary Major of St. Andrew's Holbourn , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pewter Dish, Value 3 s. a Brass Sauce-pan 3 s. 10 Ounces of Worsted 20 d. with other Things , the Good of Rich. Beardsley , on the 24th of May last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner was the Prosecutor's Servant , and he losing his Goods, charg'd her with them, who upon her Examination, confess'd the Fact, the Jury found her Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Elizabeth Jones of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing 16 Pewter Plates, Value 16 s. the Goods of Elizabeth Smith , a Flannel-smock 18 d. the Goods of Margaret Barnes , on the 10th of May last; which Fact being plainly prov'd upon her, the Jury found her Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

John Carter was indicted for feloniously stealing a Dozen of Worsted, Value 30 s. the Goods of Tho. Bromfield . It appear'd, that the Prisoner with two others came to a Bookseller's Shop and enquir'd for Valentine and Orson, but went away without buying. The Bookseller's Servant suspecting them to be Thieves, kept his Eye upon them, and saw them go to the Prosecutor's Shop, lift up the Sash, and take out the Goods. That he then pursu'd them and took the Prisoner, but the other two got away. The Fact being plain, the Jury found the Prisoner Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Margaret Lee of the Parish of St. Brides , was indicted for feloniously stealing a bundle of wet Linnen , the Goods of Ingleby Thorp . It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's House and bundled up the Goods in order to carry them off, but was taken with them upon her, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Hannah Steward was indicted for feloniously stealing Wearing Cloaths and Linnen , the Goods of Elizabeth Hubbard . It appear'd, that the Prosecutor lodg'd in the House of one Harris, but left it, and desir'd of her Landlady that her Trunk of Clothes might remain there for a little time: It further appear'd, that the Prisoner took the same Lodging and went privately away with the Goods, part of which was afterwards found upon her, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Catherine Tanner alias Crowd , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing six pound Weight of Hair , the Goods of James Greason . It appear'd, that the Prosecutor going along Church-Lane in Whitechappel, the Prisoner with others ask'd him what he had to sell, and they under standing him to be one that dealt in Hair, said that they would sell theirs, upon which they all went into a House, and while he was looking upon the Hair of other Women in Company, the Prisoner took the Goods mention'd in the Indictment, and went away with it, which was afterwards found in a Place where she had carry'd it. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoner saying little in her Defence, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Mary Ann Hazeman was indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Henry Constable , and taking from thence a silver Tankard, Value 6 l. and 9 l. 10 s. in Money , the Goods of the said Henry Constable ; but the Evidence not proving the Facts upon the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

Elizabeth Cheese alias Shelton alias Hall , was indicted for feloniously stealing 18 Ounces of Silk, Value 25 s. the Goods of Esther Dod , and three Ounces of Silk 5 s. the Goods of Thomas Thomson the Elder, on the 22d of April last. The Fact being plainly prov'd upon her, the Jury found her Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

John Stone alias Price was indicted for feloniously stealing a silver Tankard, Value 6 l. the Goods of Elizabeth Southby . It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's and call'd for a Tankard of Drink, accordingly it was brought in; he had not been there long, before he sent the Maid of an Errand, and while she was gone, he went away with the Tankard; being afterwards taken, he confess'd the Fact, and said he pawn'd it in Hounsditch. The Evidence being plain, and the Prisoner saying nothing in his Defence, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

William Lee was indicted for privately stealing from the Person of John Day a silk Handkerchief, Value 2 s. on the 16th of June last. The Prosecutor depos'd, that going along the Poultrey one told him he saw a Man put his Hand in his Pocket, take out a Handkerchief and put it into his Bosom, upon which the Prisoner was Apprehended, and the Handkerchief found upon him, the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Mary Jones of St. Andrews Holbourn was indicted for picking the Pocket of Philip Decosta of two Guineas, a Spanish piece of Silver, and a silver Bell , on the 28th of June last; but the Evidence not proving the Fact upon the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

Joanna Chiswell was indicted for feloniously stealing 7 l. the Goods of Thomas Mycock . It appear'd, that the Prisoner and the Prosecutor's Wife were in a Drinking box together, where the Money was laid down, which in a little time the Prisoner took up and went away with it privately. The Fact being plain, the Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

John Clark of St. Mary Whitechappel was indicted for feloniously stealing a silver Tankard, Value 6 l. the Goods of Benjamin Page , on the 1st of June last; but the Evidence proving nothing against the Prisoner, he was acquitted .

John Jones of the Parish of Hesson , was indicted upon two Indictments, 1st. For breaking open the Dwelling-House of Richard Branch in the Night-time, and taking from thence nine Ducks and seven Pullets . The 2d. For breaking open the aforesaid House, and taking from thence 50 l. in Money : For the first it appear'd, that on the 8th of March last the Window of the Room where the Prosecutor's Poultry were was broke open and the Goods gone, which were the next Day, upon Search, found at the House of the Prisoner, who was Apprehended, but made his Escape from the Constable, and on the 27th of May last got into the Prosecutor's House agen, and then stole the 50 l. mention'd in the second Indictment, and Search being made for him, was taken with the best part of the Money upon him, which was known to be the Prosecutor's by some remarkable Pieces. The Prisoner saying little for himself, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony to both Indictments.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

John Drew of St. Mary Whitechappel was indicted for feloniously stealing 16 Razors, Value 40 s. 4 Perukes 12 l. with other Things , the Goods of Thomas Humphreys . It appear'd, that the Prisoner was the Prosecutor's Servant , and while the Prosecutor was out upon Business the Prisoner went away with the Goods, part of which was afterwards found upon him. The Fact being plain, the Jury found him Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

C - J - was indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Jacob Griffin in the Night-time, and taking from thence 60 Yards of Durant Stuff , the Goods of Edward Shippard ; but the Evidence not proving any thing upon the Prisoner, he was acquitted .

Edmund Dudley of St. Michael's Cornhill , was indicted for the Murder of James Smith , by shooting him with a Musket in the Head, on the 29th of May last, which occasion'd one mortal Wound, of which he instantly Dyed . He was likewise indicted upon the Coroner's Inquest, for the Murder of the said James Smith . It appear'd, that the Deceas'd was a Hackney-Coach man , and standing with his Coach in Cornhill, was order'd by an Officer of the Train'd Bands (who was Marching with his Company) to take him; and driving to the Place where the said said Officer directed, whip'd his Horses, drove violently and broke the Ranks; upon which the Soldiers endeavour'd to stop him, but he continuing his Violence one of 'em flash'd the Pan of his Musket at him; the Prisoner at the same time likewise level'd his Piece, and discharg'd it in his Face, upon which the Deceas'd fell back and Dyed: It further appear'd, that the Prisoner's Musket was charg'd with nothing but Powder and Paper, but lighting upon his Left Eye, shot it out, and enter'd into his Brain. The Jury found the Prisoner Guilty of Manslaughter .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

Mary Soames of Alhallows the Wall was indicted for feloniously stealing a Riding-hood and a Flasket of wet Linen, value 3 l. the Goods of Henry Tisdall , on the 6th of February last. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor lost his Goods, but knew not who was the Thief; that about six Weeks after the Robery, the Prisoner was met with the Riding-hood upon her, who giving no Proof how she came by it, the Jury found her Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Dionicious Carthy alias Carty was indicted for a Misdemeanour, in personating Nicholas Wilson , Marriner , belonging to Her Majesty's Ship Drake, and defrauding him of 12 s. 6 d. due as Bounty-Money for taking the Royal Colant . Which being clearly prov'd upon him, the Jury found him Guilty .

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Elizabeth Weigh , Allen Jones and William Walker were all Indicted upon two Indictments; the first for feloniously stealing a Bath-mettle Seal, value 4 s. and the other for stealing a pair of Buckles ; which Facts being plainly prov'd upon them, the Jury found them Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]

Richard Simms was indicted for feloniously stealing two Stears , the Goods of Henry Burton of St. Leonard , on the 2d of June last. It appear'd, that the Prosecutor lost his Stears out of his Grounds, which were driven by the Prisoner to Rosemary-lane, and there stop'd, and afterwards own'd by the Prosecutor. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoner saying nothing for himself, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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

Receiv'd Sentence of Death, 11.

Robert Hope , William Ward , Sarah Williams , Elizabeth White , Elizabeth Walton, John Corbet , Thomas Dickenson , Charles Sparkes , Jane White , Henry Gladman , Richard Simms .

Burnt in the Hand, and sent to hard Labour, 22.

Catherine James , Elizabeth Cauldry, William Ford , Barbara Hudson , Martha Rose , Henry Anderson , John Price , John Williams , Elizabeth Herbert, George Sandwell , John Jones , John Drew , Edmund Dudley, Will. Isaacson, Mary Wagstaff , Frances Evans , Catharine Tannar, John Carter , Margaret Lee , Hannah Steward , Joanna Chiswell, John Stone .

To be Whipt, 23.

Elizabeth Hall, Mary Tomson , James Lee , Thomas Finch , Elinor Ray , Alice Smith , Francis Smith , Dorothy Wildman , Hannah Beck , Mary Major , Elizabeth Jones , John Fudg , Gerrard Dennit, William Cartwright , John Tiggel , Eliz. Weigh , Allen Jones , William Walker , Mary Armstrong , William Lee , Elizabeth Cheese , Mary Twelves , Mary Soames .

Dionicious Carthy alias Carty, Fined for his Offence 10 Nobles.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

ALL Melancholly, Hysterical and Hypocondriacal Distempers which variously affect the Mind with strange Fears and dismal Apprehensions; Faintings, and Sinkings of the Spirits, great Hurries, Restlessness and Disquietment (little understood, and seldom cured by any common Means) also Pains and Giddiness of the Head, Risings to the Throat. Sick Fits, Tremblings, Oppressions of the Heart, or any other Disorders caus'd by Vapours, are succesfully 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 all kind of Fits, the strange and violent, if curable; which he informs on sight of their Water. Now living next Door to the Shears at the end of Chambers street in Goodman's Fields, near the Minories; where those that have Occasion, and Lives remote, may direct their Letters, and they shall be speedily Answer'd or attended on if desir'd.

THat Excellent Remedy for the help of Children in the painful breeding or cutting of their Teeth, is still prepar'd by me D. Perronet, Surgeon, in Dvot-street, near Bloomsbury; whereby multitudes of Infants labouring under the greatest Agony of Pain, Fevers, Convulsions, and tho' Numbers of 'em expos'd to the utmost peril of Life from the same Cause; yet thro God's Goodness have instantly been relieved, and soon restored to perfect Ease and Safety, by the Application of this admirable Medicine, which for its Pleasantness of Use, and constant Success, far exceeds all other Means whatsoever made use of in these deplorable Cases: The Truth where of will evidently appear by the many Certificates given under the Hands of sundry Reputable Persons, of whom the Scrupulous are desir'd to make further Inquiry for their better Satisfaction. The said Certificates may be had Gratis where this Remedy is Sold, at 2 s. 6 d. per Viol, viz. at my House in Dyot-street aforesaid, Mr. Alcraft, at the Bleu-coat-boy against the Rayal Exchange, Cornhill, Mr. Lillie, Persumer, next Beauford Buildings in the Strand, and at Mr. Watkins, Tobacconist, in King-street, Westminster.