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Old Bailey Proceedings, 17th January 1724.

THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, AND

Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice Hall in the Old Bailey,

On Friday, Saturday, and Monday, being the 17th, 18th, and 20th of January, in the Tenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign,

BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir PETER DELME , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London; Mr. Fortescue Aland, John Raby , Esq; Deputy Recorder; and several of His Majesty's Justice of the Peace for the City of London and County of Middlesex.

The JURORS were as followeth.

The London Jury

John Short ,

Joshua Walfrey ,

Thomas Green ,

Johns Rutty ,

James Cowell ,

Benoni Pistor ,

John March ,

George Bourn ,

John Lewis ,

Nathaniel Russel ,

John Lewis ,

Edward Pennyman .

The Middlesex Jury.

Isaac Fielding ,

Henry Goddard ,

John Prater ,

Thomas Baker ,

Joseph Wootton ,

Francis George ,

Richard Williams ,

James Fielding ,

Thomas Worsey ,

Francis Brounker ,

John Gouge ,

William Harding .

Elizabeth Bushel , of the Parish of St. Brides , was indicted for feloniously stealing divers Linnen, value 15 s. of George Briton , and other Goods of other Persons, value 5 s. the 24th of December last. The Prisoner's Confession of the Fact before Sir John Fryer was read in Court. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .

Ann Tailor , and Mary Hill , of the Parish of St. Brides , were indicted for privately stealing 15 s. from the Person of John Owen , the 27th of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That having been at Clare Market with a Friend, he was coming home between one and two of the Clock, the Prisoners met him about Fleet Ditch , and ask'd him to give them a Pot of Drink, which he refused, but one of them said she stand for her Brother, and desir'd him to sit down by them on the Bench, which he did, and he several Times perceived Ann Tailor's Hand about his Pocket, and when he was going away he missed his Money, and was sure he had it as he safe upon the Bench. The Prisoners pleaded, that the Prosecutor was in the Company of two other Women, before he came to them, and own'd that they had taken his Money. The Evidence not appearing to the Satisfaction of the Jury, they acquitted them.

Robert Maslam , was indicted for feloniously stealing several Goods out of the Coach-house of the Honourable Thomas Earl of Macclesfield , Lord High Chancellor of England , the 15th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoner was hired as an extraordinary Servant , to assist in his Lordship's Stables, in the Absence of another Servant, who was sick, and that after he had been discharg'd, the Curtains of the Coach, and other Things mentioned in the Indictment, were missing out of the Coach-house, which were found in the Prisoners Lodgings. The Prisoner having nothing to say in his own Defence, he was found guilty to the value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

Ann Brown , of the Parish of St. Mary in the Strand , was indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of Stockings, in the Shop of John Morrice , on the 17th of December last. She was likewise indicted a second Time for stealing a pair of Stockings, in the Shop of John Prestock , the same Day. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Shops, under Pretence to buy Stockings, and being suspected to have stolen Stockings at Mr. Prescott's, being search'd, two pair, one of each of the Prosecutors, were found in her Pocket. The Prisoner had nothing to say, but that she was drawn into the Commission of the Fact, by another Woman. The Jury found her guilty to the value of 4 s. 10 d. on each Indictment . Transportation .

Richard Coats , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for the Murder of Alexander Tailor , the 14th of December last, by giving him one mortal Wound with a Throwster's Star, value 2 d. on the left side of the Head, of the depth of half an Inch, and the Length of half an Inch, of which he languished till the 30th of the same Month, and then died . He was also indicted a second Time for Manslaughter, on the Coroner's Inquest. Three Evidences who were present depos'd, That the Prisoner and the Deceased, being the one a Journey-man , and the other a hired Servant , in the Shop of Mr. Newcomen, Throwster, that Anthony Wharton who turn'd the Mill, called the Deceased, and bid him come to his Work, and tie up the Threads which were broke at the Mill; that telling him there were three Threads down, upon which the Deceased swore, he would not come for three Threads; that thereupon the Prisoner spoke to the Deceased, to do his Work, and not treat a Man who was his Betters, with saucy Language; that upon this the Deceased gave him very saucy and reviling Language, and persisting in his saucy Carriage, he followed him to catch him; but the Boy , the Deceased, running round the Mill, and still reviling him, he not being able to catch him, did at last catch up the Throwster's star, and threw it towards him, and then being stooping, and raising up his Head, received the Blow on his Head. The Surgeon depos'd, That the Deceased's Scull was broken, and did believe it might occasion his Death, tho' he was in a more hopeful Way of Recovery, till the Nurse gave him Ale and Brandy, after which he fell into a Fever and Delirium. The Prisoner call'd divers to his Reputation, who gave him an extraordinary Character, for Piety and peaceable Carriage, as never inclinable to Passion. The Jury found him guilty of Manslaughter . Burnt in the Hand .

Thomas Robinson , of the Parish of St. Margaret, Westminster , was indicted for burglariously breaking the House of Mary Gunnis in the Night-time, and stealing divers Goods , on the 18th of December last. The Prisoner was a Negro Black Boy , and us'd to come for two or three Times to the Prosecutor's House, to buy Liquors, and the House being broken, and the Things stolen, she suspected the Prisoner, and upon Search made after him, 3 Rings and 32 s. in Money, were found upon him, and one Ring where he had bid it in the Ground, on Tower-Hill. The Boy had confessed the Fact before the Justice, which Confession was read in Court. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Death .

Elizabeth Dawson , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing Goods in the Dwelling House of Nicholas Cooper , the 31st of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner having liv'd with the Prosecutor as a Servant , for about a Fortnight, took the Opportunity to take the Goods, and went away without the Knowledge of her Master or the Family; that she coming to a Kinswoman, and some of the Things being seen by some People in the House, they suspected the Prisoner, and stopt her, and secur'd the Goods, which were owned the next Day by the Prosecutor. The Jury found her guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .

Stephen Gardiner , and John Martin , of the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch , were indicted, the former for breaking the House of Dorcus Roberts , in the Night Time, and feloniously stealing divers Linnen, of divers Persons, to the value of 25 l. the 6th of this Instant January . It appeared by the Evidence, that the Prosecutor having made a Complaint to a Friend, of her having been robbed, he upon Enquiry, heard that Stephen Gardiner, who he had known to have the Repute of an ill idle Fellow, he thereupon enquired for his Lodgings, and going thither in the Morning about 6 a Clock, found him in Bed with a Woman, and had then on his Back a Shirt, worth about a Guinea and a half, which he not thinking did belong to him, taxing him with robbing Mrs. Roberts, searching between the bed and Mat, there was a Sack in which were the Goods that had been stolen from the Prosecutor, except a Shirt, and 2 Shifts, which the Prisoner said he had given to John Martin, for a Dram, and to let him stay in his Shop lockt up, till the Watch was broke up, that he might not be apprehended. That having apprehended the Prisoner. they went to John Martin's, who keeps a little Brandy Shed, and there found the Linnen put wet into the Bottom of a Basket, and Small coal upon it, and that John Martin did own that he had received the Linnen from the Prisoner, to let him stay in the Shop while the Watch was broken up. It was likewise depos'd, That the Shirt which he had on his Back, he pulled off at the Justices, and deliver'd it to the prosecutor. His Confession before the Justice was read in Court. It was also depos'd, That the House was left secure at Night, but the next Morning the Shutter of the Window, and Glass of the Casement had been broken. The Prisoner pleaded, That having been lock'd out of his Lodging about 4 a Clock in the Morning, he found the Linnen, in an Alley. John Martin pleaded, He did not receive the Shirt and two shifts from the Prisoner, but they were upon a Box, where Gardiner left them, when they were demanded. The Jury found Gardiner guilty of the Indictment. Death . And John Martin guilty of Receiving , Transportation .

John Bonner , of the Parish of St. Andrew Holbourn , was indicted, for that he, together with John Archdeacon , not yet taken, did feloniously steal a Money Drawer, value 1 d. and also Money in the Shop of Richard Trotter , the 20th of October last. The Prosecutor's Servant depos'd, That the Prisoner coming to the Prosecutor's Shop, for a Penny worth of Liquorish, immediately after he was gone, the Box was miss'd, and the Money. The Prisoner's Confession was read in Court, wherein he had acknowledg'd that he was Confederate with John Archdeacon, to give him an Opportunity of taking the Box and Money, which was taken by Archdeacon, and after shared between them.

He was also indicted a Second Time, for breaking the House of Richard Trotter, with an Intent to steal his Goods . The Prosecutor depos'd, That he hearing his Shutters boring, watch'd, and heard the Prisoner and Archdeacon (who had formerly been his Servant) contriving how to get in, and design'd to give them the Opportunity to come in, ordering his Servants to be ready to assist him. That Archdeacon did come in, but his Servant striking him with a Poker, he got away, and the other Person did not come in, which he did believe to be Bonner, but would not swear it, This was confirm'd by his two Servants, and that they were from 12 a-Clock at Night, till 3 in the Morning, before they could bore the Shutter to get in, by Reason of People coming by, that they heard them swear violently, and talk all the Time, lying Perdue in the Shop without Light. The Prisoner's Confession was read in Court, wherein he confess'd the Fact. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d. on the first Indictment , and guilty of the second Indictment . Death .

John Barlow , of the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was indicted for feloniously stealing one Guinea, and 1 s. and 6 d. in Money , the Property of James Exton , the 10th of August last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Money was taken out of a Drawer in the Prosecutor's Room, and the Prisoner had own'd he had taken the Money, and had lost it in the Fields. He was young, supposed to be twelve Years of Age. The Child had a good Character given him, and there were Evidence that the Prosecutor would have taken Money not to prosecute. Upon Consideration of the whole Matter, the Jury acquitted him.

Joseph Hyde , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for assaulting Hannah Carter in the Highway, putting her in Fear of her Life, and taking from her Part of a Gold Chain, value 5 l. the 7th of this present January . Elizabeth Lucas depos'd, That as she was going through an Alley where was an Arch, she saw the Prisoner doing something to the Child , which was about ten Years of Age, and with her her Sister of about five or six. And his Back being towards her, she did not see what he did to the Child, but heard her cry in a strangling Tone, O my Chain. That she caught hold of the Prisoner, but he ran away; and she calling out, another follow'd him, and having taken him, let him go; but she follow'd, and caus'd him to be apprehended. That at the Time she came to the Child, his Hands were upon the Neck of the Child, and the Child had the Locket, and Part of the Chain in her Hand. Another Evidence depos'd, That upon Mrs. Lucas charging him, he laid hold of him, but he saying he had nothing to do with him, not being an Officer, he let him go. William Lucas depos'd That seeing his Wife have hold of the Prisoner, he went to them, and hearing what be was charged with, he went to shut his Door, and before he went, he saw him put his Hand to his Pocket, but did not see him take any Thing out; but he removing some Yards from the Place, found the Pieces of the Chain, in the Place where he stood just before. Another Evidence depos'd, That he saw him take the Pieces of Chain out of his Pocket, and drop them, and they were afterwards taken off from the Ground in that Place. The Prisoner call'd some Persons to his Reputation, who gave him a good Character. The Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Death .

Job Orchard , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for assaulting John Carrol , in his Dwelling house, putting him in Danger of his life, and taking from him a silk Handkerchief, value 4 s. the 24th of December . The Prosecutor depos'd, that he keeping a Publick House , the Prisoner came in, and said he wanted to speak a Word with him; that he replied he might speak an hundred if he pleased, and went with him into a Room, and immediately he said G - d d - n him, all the Matter was he should go along with him, and pull'd a naked Bayonet out of his Bosom, and he being in a surprise got from him, and afterwards the Prisoner took his Handkerchief out of his Pocket, and that Handkerchief was ty'd about his Neck with a loose Knot, and was then torn all to Pieces. Three Evidences, Samuel Meredith . Charles Day , and Simon Crowchin , confirm'd what Carrol had depos'd and that he did pull the Handkerchief off from Carrol's Neck; nor did any of them take Notice of any Word of an Arrest being given, nor of Fleming Evans the Officer's being there, nor of Joseph Wright his Assistant. The Prisoner pleaded, That he had been about 12 Months ago in the Mint, and there was barbarously used, and put under 30 Pumps, and having got a Bench Warrant, and Information that some of the Persons were at Mr. Carrol's House, meeting with Mr. Evans, who said he was going to arrest Carrol, he went with him, and he being arrested, the Cry was given, Bailiffs, and it being at the New Mint in Gravel-Lane, he was taken violently by a Mob, barbarously us'd, and almost Kill'd. To prove this he call'd Fleming Evans, who depos'd that he had Orders to arrest John Carrol, for five Guineas, at the Suit of Joseph Natt . John Kennorly depos'd, that he had given Evans the Officer Orders to arrest John Carrol for that Sum, due to Mr. Natt for Ale and Beer. Evans depos'd, the Prisoner and Joseph Wright went with him to assist him, in arresting Carrol, and that they all went into the House; that they told him they had a Process against him, that there was the Cry of Bailiffs given, a great Mob presently gathered, Carrol was rescu'd, and he had a Warrant against him and others for a Rescue, and he and Joseph Wright were obliged to make the best of their Way off, or else he behaved he should be murdered, and afterwards the Prisoner was barbarously used. Joseph Wright depos'd, That he and the Prisoner going to Mr. Carrol's to arrest him, went all into the House, that Evans told Carrol he had a Writ against him, but he did not see the Prisoner lay Hands on him, that there was a Cry of Bailiffs given, and a great Mob getting together, he was oblig'd to run for his Life, and the Prisoner was afterwards barbarously used. Margaret Thompson depos'd, That being in her own House, she heard an Out-cry of Bailiffs, and looking out she saw a great Crowd of People, and the Prisoner among them in a Wretched filthy Pickle, having been as was said, duck'd in a Place, in which the Sort of Houses of Office had been empty'd, and that she gave him a Dram, and that the Mob threatned to pull her House down, for relieving him. Barbara Warren depos'd, that she also saw the Prisoner after he had been us'd as the former Evidence depos'd, and did likewise give him a Dram of Geneva, and that she fetch'd his Hat and Wig from Carrol's House, which as it seem'd had been left there, before they put him into the stinking Ditch. It appearing by the Evidence, that there was no Foundation for the Indictment, as to any Assault and Robbery committed by the Prisoner upon Carrol, he being aiding and assisting to Fleming Evans the Officer, in the serving a legal Process on Carrol, the Jury acquitted the Prisoner. And it also appearing to the Court, to be a soul and malicious Prosecution, and the Treatment of the Prisoner unlawful, and barbarous, and in order to set up a New Mint in Defiance of the Law, they ordered John Carrol, Samuel Meredith, Charles Day, and Simon Crowchin, three of his Evidences, to be taken into Custody, and bound Fleming Evans the Officer, and the Prisoner Job Orchard in a Recognizance to prosecute them for such Abuse of the Officer, and his Assistants.

Martha Middleton , of the Parish of St. Andrew Holborn , was indicted for feloniously stealing, in the Dwelling-house of William Whitehead , his Money, on the 26th of October last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the prosecutor keeping a Tavern , the Prisoner was his Cook , and that the Money being wrapt up in a Cloth, and laid in a Drawer in the Bar; that when it was miss'd, great Inquiry was made after it, but the Prisoner did not own her knowing any Thing of it for a Month or six Weeks, till having more Reason than before to suspect her, upon making Enquiry after her, among some of her Acquaintance, the Prosecutor's Wife was inform'd that she had lodg'd Money in the Hands of one of her Acquaintance, which was readily delivered up to her. That upon this the Prisoner being charg'd with it, did own she had taken the Money, and had kept it in her Pocket for a Month, given some of it into the Hands of her Friend, put some into the House of Office, and laid out the rest. The Prisoner pleaded, That she found it in a Cloth one Morning, going into the Bar-Room to wash the Hearth. She having nothing more to say in her Defence, but that she had committed the Fact was very sorry for it, and desir'd the Favour of the Court, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 39 s . Transportation .

Mary Eslick , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Watch, Porringer, and Spoon , the Goods of Joseph Williams , the 12th of December . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was Servant to the Prosecutor, and while her Master and Mistress were abroad, went away with the Goods, but was afterwards apprehended, and most of the Goods recovered. The Prisoner having but little to say in her Defence, and the Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty of Felony . Transportation .

Elizabeth Roberts , of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , was indicted for feloniously taking the Money of Nathaniel Curtis , the 17th of December last. It appear'd that the Prisoner being Servant to the Prosecutor, while her Master and Mistress were out, took the Money and went away. The Money was found in her Stockings the next Morning. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

John Bennet , of St. Mary Whitechapel , was indicted for feloniously stealing 4 Pair of Shoes, from the Shop of Robert Bagnel , the 13th of December last. The Prosecutor's Wife depos'd, That as she was sitting in her Kitchen, she saw the Prisoner come into the Shop, and take Shoes off from the Shelf, she rose and cry'd after him, Stop Thief, and he was stopp'd immediately. Another Evidence depos'd, He hearing the former Evidence cry out Stop Thief, and seeing the Prisoner running, he laid hold of him, and 3 Shoes were taken up at the Place where the Prisoner was stopt; which Shoes the Prosecutor swore to be his. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

Robert Brooks , of St. Margaret Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Coat and Breeches, value 10 s. a Rule, &c. the Property of George Forket , the 9th of December last. But there not being sufficient Evidence against the Prisoner, he was acquitted .

Henry Atkins , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for stealing a Brass Mortar , the Property of Hugh Dart , the 26th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner being observ'd by some Persons passing along to peep in at the Prosecutor's Window, and afterwards to go in and take something off from the Shelf, no Person but a Child being in the Room, they suspecting him, and seeing him coming out of the Door with the Mortar, stopt him. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

John Kemp , alias Kent , of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing 150 Bricks, value 2 s. the Property of John Wallis , the 10th of September last. But no Body appearing against him, he was acquitted .

Sarah Chapman , of Allhallow's Lombardstreet , was indicted for feloniously stealing the Goods of Joseph Wake , the 23th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's and call'd for a Glass of Brandy; and some Gentlemen who had been drinking out of the Pot, going away, and leaving it on the Table, the Prisoner carried away the same, and pawn'd it. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 39 s . Transportation .

Thomas Jones , of the Parish of St. Dunstan in the West , was indicted for feloniously taking a Silk Handkerchief from the Person of Robert Vincent ; the 31st of December last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Elizabeth Loyd , of the Parish of St. Giles Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously taking a Silver Tankard, in the Dwelling-house of Thomas March , the 1st of this instant January . It did appear by the Evidence, That the Prisoner did take the Tankard out of the Prosecutor's House, and carried it to her own, where, upon Search, it was found. She pleaded, She only took it to carry Home a Quart of Drink that she then fetch'd at the Prosecutor's, leaving Friends at her House, and did not design to keep it. It appear'd also, That the Prisoner and Prosecutor were Neighbours, and that she had fetched 3 Pints of Drink there that Night. She having a good Character given her, and the felonious Intent not being fully prov'd, the Jury acquitted her.

Robert Jennings , and Robert Robinson , of St. Magnus the Martyr , were indicted for feloniously taking Tobacco , the Property of John and Samuel Hyde , the 18th of December last. They were also indicted a Second Time for feloniously taking Tobacco , the Property of the same Persons, the 10th of December . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoners were Ticket-Porter s, who were employ'd to land Tobacco out of a Lighter, and that they were seen several Times to carry away Tobacco out of the Lighter, when they went on Shore, in the Knees of their Breeches, &c. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found them both guilty to the Value of 10 d . To be Whipp'd .

Morrice Thomas , of the Parish of St. Andrew Undershaft , was indicted for feloniously taking the Money of Sarah Adams , the 15th of January . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner being a hired Servant to the Prosecutor, us'd at Times to take Money which had been taken in the Shop, out of the Box, and convert it to his own Life. The Fact was plainly prov'd, and the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

William Faulkner , of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , was indicted for privately taking a Handkerchief, value 2 s. from the Person of William Shaw , the 13th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner, with William Callaway , not yet taken, came to the Prosecutor's Shop, under Pretence of buying a Turn-over, and that the Handkerchief was taken away. The Fact was plainly prov'd, and the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Michael Bensted , and Joseph Urwin , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , were indicted for feloniously stealing a Hat, Tape, and Thread, value 45 s. the Property of Lewis Sladen . It appear'd by the Evidence, That a Fire happening at the Prosecutor's House, the Goods more lost. But there not being sufficient Evidence against the Prisoners, they were acquitted .

Judith Weaver , of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was indicted for feloniously taking a Pewter Chamber-Pot, value 6 d. in the Dwelling-house of Jeremiah Smith , the 13th of December last. The Evidence not coming up to a full Proof that she stole it, the Jury acquitted her.

Sarah Matthews , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for privately taking Money from the Person of John Beaumont , the 1st of this instant January . The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he was going home about 11 a-Clock at Night, the Prisoner came up to him, and entertain'd some Discourse with him, and after he was gone from her, he immediately miss'd his Money; whereupon he turn'd back, apprehended her, and charg'd a Watchman with her, and after some Time, they designing to search her, she gave it him out of her Bosom. The Watchman depos'd. That she put her Hand in her Bosom, pull'd out just the same Sum of Money, and gave it to the Prosecutor. The Prisoner at the Bar pleaded, It was her own Money, but did not obtain that Credit with the Jury, but that they found her guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

John Horn , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was indicted for breaking the House of Thomas Chaplain , Esq ; and stealing thence the Goods of Thomas James , the 13th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Coachman having gone out about 5 or 6 in the Evening, lock'd the Door of the Coach-house, but a Servant seeing the Door open, was going in about 7 a-Clock, and calling for the Coach-man, a Man came out immediately, and told him the Coachman was above Stairs, and went away. That after he was gone he found the Prisoner in the Yard, and having apprehended him, found the Goods mention'd in the Indictment, bundled up ready to carry away. The Jury found him guilty of the Felony only . Transportation .

William Cedar of the Parish of St. John at Hackney , was indicted for feloniously stealing the Goods of Edward Ward , the 19th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner came into the Prosecutor's House, to drink a Pint of Drink, and stole the Goods. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Margaret Norman , of St. Paul's Shadwell , was indicted for privately stealing a Handkerchief, and some Money, from John Hillwell , the 5th of this instant January . The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he was going along Ratcliff Highway , the Prisoner met him, and ask'd him to give her something; he ask'd her what she wanted, and she reply'd, something that was in his Breeches. That he went from her, and she came up to him again, and met him full-but, and stopp'd him, and he felt her Hand about his Pocket. That as soon as he was parted from her, he miss'd his Money. That he went back, and found her talking with two Men, and afterwards a Watchman coming by, he charg'd him with her. There being no Money found upon her, the Jury acquitted her.

Mary Avery , of the Precinct of St. Katherine , was indicted for feloniously stealing the Goods of William Hinton , the 12th of this instant January . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was Servant to the Prosecutor, and after she was gone, the Goods were missing, and found in the Prisoner's Lodging. The Prisoner pleaded, They were given her by her Mistress, who is since dead; and as to the Spoon, it was what she always used, and carried about her, being a Cook , and she carried it away by Forgetfulness. She having a good Character given her, the Jury acquitted her.

Elizabeth Jees , of the Parish of St. John at Wapping , was indicted for feloniously stealing the Goods of Samuel Godsal , the 12th of this instant January . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Goods were lost out of the Prosecutor's House, that the Prisoner was a near Neighbour, and that she had sold them. The Prisoner pleaded, She found the Spoon in the Yard. She having a good Character given her the Jury acquitted her.

Alice Wilkinson , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for privately stealing Goods in the Shop of Ebenezer Bently , the 9th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That as Mrs. Bentley was sitting in a Parlour, the Prisoner came into the Shop, and took the Goods off from a Shelf, and Mrs. Bentley going into the Shop to her, she pretended to want to buy Linnen Cloth, which she did not deal in; and taxing her with having taken the Goods, the Bundle dropp'd out of her Petticoat. The Prisoner pleaded, It was only a Mistake; that she had such a Bundle, which she laid down on a Table in the Prosecutor's Shop, and took up that Bundle of Stockings, thinking it had been her own. But this not being credited by the Jury, they found her guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

John Stratford , alias Strafford , of St. Mary Whitechapel , was indicted for marrying Frances Watkinson , his former Wife, Agnes Laws , being alive . But there wanting sufficient Evidence to prove the second Marriage, he was acquitted .

Thomas Sevan , of the Parish of Hayes , was indicted for breaking the House of John Mander , in the Day-time, no Person being therein, and stealing Goods , the 19th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prosecutor and his Wife being abroad at their Work, and their Daughter gone out to a Neighbour's House, a Hole was broken in the Side of the House, and the Goods stolen. That the Prisoner was apprehended at the Turnpike, with three Shirts, all upon his Back one over another; and that an old ragged Shirt was Left in the Prosecutor's Room. The Prisoner pleaded, He found them on the Road. But the Jury not giving Credit to his Plea, found him guilty of the Felony, to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

Sarah Roberts , of St. Mary Whitechapel , was indicted for privately taking a Guinea, from the Person of Christian Hannibal , the 1st of January last. It appear'd by the Evidence. That the Prisoner being acquainted with the Prosecutor's Wife had been accidentally at Charing-Cross, and came Home with them to Whitechapel , and then, Money being sent out to fetch Drink, and the Candle falling down and going out, while it was gone to the lighted again, she sitting next the Prosecutor, the Money was lost out of his Pocket; she going away at the Time abruptly, before the Return of the Candle, though before she had said that she would stay there all Night. But their not being positive Evidence that she took the Guinea, she was acquitted .

Richard Davis , of St. Mary Whitechapel , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pocket, in which was a Pair of Gloves, and Money, &c. the 10th of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, As she was going along Red Lion Street , with Mary Mackleen Arm in Arm, she felt a Hand in her Pocket, and turning her Head, saw the Prisoner; That then he stoop'd down, and giving her Pocket a violent Full, pull'd it off, and run away, but she crying out, he was presently stopp'd. Another Evidence depos'd, He saw the Prisoner stoop down between the two Women, and give a great Pull; and the Prosecutor crying out, he was after the Prisoner, and stopp'd him. That Fact being fully prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Christina Rhodes , alias Rose , of St. Giles in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Brass Coach-Tops, value 4 s. the Property of Mr. Justice Dormer . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was stopp'd offering to Sale 10 or 11 Brass Coach-Tops, one of which was sworn to belong to the Prosecutor, by the Coachman. The Prisoner pleaded, She bought them of a Woman. There not being sufficient Evidence that she stole them, the Jury acquitted her.

Thomas Lazenby , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing Shoes and a Slipper, in the Shop of John Croucher , the 24th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Shoes were stolen out of the Prosecutor's Shop-Window, and there being an Outcry made, the Prisoner was stopp'd as he was running away, having a Slipper, and some of the Shoes, he having dropp'd the rest, which were taken up. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

Jane Johnson , of Stepney , was Indicted for feloniously stealing certain Wearing Apparel, in the Dwelling house of Edward Tailor , the 24th of December last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Henry Robinson , and Robert Eason , of St. Leonard Bromly , were indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Sacks, and Malt , the Property of John Burnham , the 18th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoners having set the Prosecutor's Servant on Shore from the Barge, which lay in Bow Creek, they went afterwards to drink together. That then Henry Robinson went out, and was gone about two Hours, and the next Morning 2 Sacks of Malt were missing from due the Barge. That the same Morning Robinson was seen ridding upon a Horse on two Sacks full of some Grain, and Eason leading the Horse; and that there was Malt said to one Lovel that Morning. The Evidence against Robinson being satisfactory to the Jury, they found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation . But Robert Eason they acquitted .

Thomas Lawton , of the Parish of St. Mary Whitechapel , was indicted for feloniously stealing, Russia Cloth, in the Shop of Thomas Barkam , the 6th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that there being no body in the Prosecutor's Shop, the Prisoner came in, and took the Cloth off from a Shelf, and went away with it; but being seen by one of the Family that was at work in the Kitchin, who came out and cry'd, Stop Thief, he was Stopp'd as he was running along Red-Lion-street, and the Cloth drop'd from him. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 s . Transportation .

Joseph Ledget , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously taking a Pocket, and Money, from the Person of Frances Richmond , the 7th of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, as she was going along Ratcliff Highway, she saw the Prisoner standing; that he look'd her full in the Face; that she went along: He came before her, and look'd her full in the Face again, went on before her, and when she came to the End of Betts's Street , she perceiv'd as it were a great Weight at her Pocket. Whereupon she turn'd and saw the Prisoner, and squawl'd out. Upon which the Prisoner catch'd at her Throat, and Tore off her Pocket, and then gave her a violent Push, that would have thrown her down, had she not fell against a Stall, the Violence of which bruis'd her very much. Other Evidence depos'd, that upon the Prosecutor's Out-cry, they pursued the Prisoner, who ran away, and having apprehended him, the Pocket was taken up by him. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Edward Campion , Jonathan Pomfroy , and Thomas Jarvis , of the Parish of Islington , were indicted for feloniously stealing three Geese , of the Property of a Person unknown, the 9th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoners were stopt by the Watch with the Geese at Islington, they not giving a satisfactory Account how they came by them, only saying that they had taken them out of a Pond. They pleaded at the Bar, That they found them in the Road. But this not Satisfying the Jury, they brought them in guilty of the Indictment. To be Whipt .

Mary Thomas , of the Parish of St. Mary de Bow , was indicted for feloniously stealing 9 Guineas, the Property of Elizabeth Hughes , in the Dwelling house of John Warren , the 20th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner had lodg'd with the Prosecutor a Fortnight, and that whereas the Prosecutor had laid by 9 Guineas, wrapt up in a Paper, there was in the Room of them 9 Counters found, the Guineas being gone. But there not being sufficient Evidence that the Prisoner took the Guineas, she was acquitted .

Ann Skerlet , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Copper Pot , the Property of James Mosely , the 4th of this Instant January . It appeared by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was the Prosecutor's Lodger, and carried away the Goods. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d . Transportation .

Sarah Darvel , of the Parish of St. Botolph Aldgate , was indicted for stealing a pair of stockings, and other Goods , the Property of John Botham , the 1st of this Instant January . But the Evidence not being sufficient to convict the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

Elizabeth Grey , of the Parish of the St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing Goods, value 4 s. the Property of Margaret Scrafton , the 14th of December last. But no Body appearing against her, she was acquitted .

Mary Brace , of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Shirt, value 25 s. the Property of John Thomas , the 6th of November last. But no body appearing against her, she was acquitted .

Jane Welsh , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Gold Rings, value 20 s. and other Goods , the Property of Elizabeth Morrice , the 7th of December last. But no Body appearing against her, she was acquitted ,

Katherine Dennis , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Coat, value 20 s. the Property of John Coxon , the 11th of this Instant January . The Evidence not being sufficient, the Jury acquitted her.

Ann Sparks , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Plates, value 5 s. the Property of Robert Hinder , the 28th of August last. But no Body appearing against the Prisoner, she was acquitted .

Nathaniel Young , of the Parish of St. Mary Whitechapel , was indicted for feloniously stealing an Iron Bar, value 2 s. the Property of Phillip Dollard , the 14th of December last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .

Elizabeth Shrimpton , of St. Mary le Bone , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Stew Pan, Value 7 s. the Property of Thomas Ham , the 2d of December last. But the Evidence not being sufficient, the Prisoner was acquitted .

Bridget Mortimer , of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Table Cloth, value 12 s. and 4 Sheets, value 15 s. the Property of Isabella Palmer , the 14th of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, The Prisoner was her hired Servant , that having liv'd with her about three Weeks. She went away abruptly, one Sunday, before she had taken up Dinner, and the Goods were missing. But there being no Proof that the Prisoner took the Goods, she was acquitted .

Katherine Oosey of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Napkins, a Candlestick, and 2 Glass Bottles, in the Dwelling House of Thomas Crawford , the 9th of this Instant January . It appeared by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was a Chairwoman , that was employ'd in the Prosecutor's House, and that the Goods were missing, and found in the Prisoner's Lodging. The Prisoner pleaded, One Napkin was given her by the Maid, the other she took home with broken Victuals, the Candlestick, with a Candle to light her home, and intended to return them. The taking them with a feloniously Intent, not being prov'd, the Jury acquitted her.

Elizabeth Gan , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for privately taking a Snuff Box, value 20 s. from the Person of John Howard , the 16th of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he was going along the Street, the Prisoner standing at a Door, asked him to give her a Pint of Drink, to which he consented, and having call'd for it, the People of the House brought a Quartern of Brandy; that he had his Snuff Box when he went in, and there was no Body-near him but the Prisoner, that she went away, and he missed his Snuff Box. The Man of the House depos'd, That the Prosecutor was mistaken, for that the Prisoner was not at his House that Night, but the Person he drank with, was one Lucy Carnock . Another Evidence depos'd, that the Prisoner was in her Company, at another Place, that Night, from the Evening, till near 12 a Clock, which was near two Hour later than when he said he had lost his Snuff Box. Upon a full bearing of the Matter, the Jury acquitted her.

William Welsh , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was indicted for feloniously stealing the Goods of Ann Hopkins , and a Riding Hood, value 10 s. the Goods of Justin Cooper , the 17th of January . The Prosecutor depos'd, The Prisoner lodg'd with her, for some Time, and she took him for a very honest Man, and after he went away, a Woman came and ask'd her if she had lost any Goods, and carried her to a Pawn-Brokers, Mrs. Wallis, where she found her Goods. Mrs. Wallis depos'd, The Prisoner came and pawn'd the Goods to her. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, said they were pawn'd by another Person in his Name, and Mrs. Wallis was an ill Woman, and kept an ill House. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Elisabeth Tucker , of the Parish of St. Dunstan in the West , was indicted for feloniously stealing a pair of Sheets, value 18 s. a Gown value 10 s. a pair of silk Stockings, value 10 s. and other Goods, in the Dwelling-House of John Rimes , the 9th of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, the Prisoner came into his House to drink with these Men, and there not being Room below, they carried them up Stairs, and the Prisoner went away, and left the Men there, the Goods were carried away, and the Gown was taken upon the Prisoner when she was apprehended. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, and said the Gown was her own, and not the Prosecutor's, but this did not avail, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 4s. 10 d . Transportation .

John Yarwood , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Salt, value 20 s. and a Silver handled Knife, value 5 s. the Property of Thomas Lewis , the 31st of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was taken in as an Assistant to the Dustman, and took the Goods, as appear'd by his own Confession, which was read in Court. The Prisoner pretended he found them in the Dust Basket. The Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .

Ann Williams , of the Parish of Christchurch , was indicted for feloniously stealing 10 Pound of Bacon, value 6 s. in the Shop of Charles Greenwood , the 14th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner came with another Woman, and bought half a Firkin of Butter, the other Woman went away first, and the Prisoner after her. That the Prosecutor missing the Bacon, and having Directions where to send the Butter, he sent it, and found the Bacon under or near the Seat, where the Prisoner sat, and something seem'd to slip down from her; and being charged with stealing it, said, she thought the other Woman had paid for it. Several appear'd to her Reputation, who gave her a good Character. The Jury acquitted her.

Thomas Langsdell , of the Parish of St. Giles Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Drugget Wastcoat, the Property of Richard Watson , in the Stable of Owen Martin , the 10th of this instant January . His Confession before Sir John Fryer was read in Court. The Fact being plainly proved, the Jury found him guilty .

He was also indicted a second Time of St. Stephen Colemanstreet , for feloniously stealing a Coat, Wastcoat, and Breeches , the Property of John Wishaw , the 30th of December last. It appear 'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner lodg'd where the Prosecutor had left his Clothes, and having carried them away, absconded from his Lodgings. His Confession before Sir John Fryer was read in Court. The Fact being plainly proved, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. on each Indictment . Transportation .

Edward Barret , of St. Michael Queenhith , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Coat, the Property of Thomas Hill , in the Stable of John Whiting . The Fact being plainly proved, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Richard Wyers , of the Parish of St. Dunstan in the East , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Sauce Pan , the Goods of Henry Bond , the 21st of December last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

George Fisher , of St. Mildred's Poultry , was indicted for privately taking a Handkerchief, from the Person of Richard Clark , the 4th of this Instant January . The Fact being plainly proved, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d . Transportation .

Bartholomew Nicholson , was indicted for assaulting Thomas Wiseham . The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he was going near Fleet Bridge , he perceiv'd the Prisoner's Hand in his Pocket: That he caught hold of it, and held it there a small Time, asking him what his Hand did there. That indeed he did not give him the Opportunity of taking out his Money. That having got his Hand at Liberty, he knock'd him down, and hurt him very much; but he got him secur'd, and some of his Accomplices cry'd, Knock him down, sour him. However he got him apprenhended, and when he had seen him secur'd in Bridewell, he was oblig'd to make off out of the Crowd, some of his Comrades, as he suppos'd, being bent upon doing him a Mischief. That a young Man who was with him, being taken by them for him, was wretchedly beaten and abus'd. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, and call'd some to his Reputation, but having the Misfortune to have no Person there but a Woman, with whom, it was said, he liv'd, he therefore call'd one of the Officers in waiting in Court, who depos'd, That he did know him to be a noted Pickpocket, and a Villain. The Court advis'd him to consent to go abroad, to prevent the Consequence his ill Practices might bring him: But he obstinately refusing, they impos'd to him a Fine of 20 l.

Isaak Yewel , was indicted for a Misdemeanor, in Forging, Counterfeiting, and Attempting to utter a Bill of Exchange, drawn by Commadore Philip Cavendish , Esq; on Mess. Richard and Thomas Woodword , for 130 l. payable to one Thomas Smith . Thomas Fowler a Porter, depos'd, He was call'd to the Prisoner to the Marine Coffee-house in Birchin Lane, who sent him with the Bill to receive the Money of Messieurs Woodward; and that he asking the Prisoner his Name, he told him it was in the Bill, which Name was Thomas Smith, which made him think the Prisoner's Name was so; but they suspecting the Bill, refus'd to pay it, and Mr. Woodward went with him to the Prisoner, to the Coffee-house. Mr. Woodward depos'd, That having some Suspicion of the Note, though Mr. Cavendish's Hand was very nearly imitated, he went with the Porter to the Marine Coffee-house, to the Prisoner, and there asking him if his Name was Thomas Smith, he reply'd, No, but it was Yewel: That he was just come from Portsmouth, and had receiv'd that Note of one Thomas Smith, a Clerk in the King's Yard at Portsmouth. That then he desir'd him to leave the Bill with him, while he sent to enquire of the Reality of it, and took an Account where the Prisoner lodg'd; which being done, he sent to Mr. Cavendish, who acquainted him that it was counterfeit, for he had drawn no such Bill on him. Mr. Cavendish depos'd, He had drawn no such Bill, nor knew no such Person as Thomas Smith, and had sent to enquire, but could not hear of any such Person. That as to the Bill, it was not his Hand-Writing; but the Prisoner having formerly been his Clerk, and having written Abundance for him, he knew his Hand so perfectly well, that he could take, upon him to swear, that the Body of the Bill was the Prisoner's own Writing, for there seem'd to be two Hands. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, insisting that he had it from Thomas Smith aforesaid; and being call'd upon to prove it, said he could do it, but that the Person who could prove it was gone to Ostend. The Fact being plainly prov'd the Jury found him guilty . And the Court sentenc'd him to stand once on the Pillory at the Royal Exchange , to pay a Fine of Twenty Marks , and to suffer Six Months Imprisonment .

John Bunworth , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for taking Money out of Penny-Post Letters, He being a Servant in the Penny-Post Office . The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .

John Allen , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was indicted, for that he, together with Edward Frazier , not yet taken, and on the 20th of December last, assault Mr. William Wasey , on the High-way, putting him in Fear of his Life, and take from him a Gold Watch, a Tweezer Case, a Sword, and Money . The Prosecutor depos'd, That about 12 a Clock at Night, the 20th of December, as he was passing along Lincolns-Inn Fields , he was attached by 3 Men, one of which clapt a Pistol to his Head, and he was pretty sure it was the Prisoner, and that they bid him deliver immediately, threatning if he spoke one Word, they would shoot him through the Head, that they turn'd him aside, and robb'd him of the Things mentioned in the Indictment. Jonathan Wild depos'd, That Mr. Wasey came to him the next Morning, after the Fact was done, and acquainted him with the Robbery, and describing the Things, and also the Persons, he ask'd him if he was capable of knowing them again. To which he replyed, he thought he was, for they robbing him under a Lamp, he had a better Opportunity to observe them; that then he told Mr. Wasey, he did not know but he could give him some Account in 2 or 3 Days Time, for that he had heard that the 3 Persons he described, had furnished themselves with Pistols, as he supposed, for some such Uses. Upon this he sent for Peter Leeve , who came readily to him, he having promis'd him upon his Word and Honour, that he would let him come and go free; which be always punctually observes with these Gentlemen, or otherwise he could not be serviceable to the Publick. That Peter Leeve being come to him, he told him it was now his Time to Chuse whether to secure himself, or to be hang'd by his Accomplices. That thereupon he promising to send him Word when he might have an Opportunity to take one or both of his Accomplices, he let him go away; he sent him Word, and he took the Prisoner in the Company of Peter Leeve; and offering a Reward of five Guineas, he got Mr. Wasey's Watch, which was sent to him by a Porter. Peter Leeve depos'd, That the Prisoner, himself, and Edward Frazier, committed the Fact, and Allen the Prisoner took his Watch and Money; and some of the Things that were in the Tweezer-Case, were the next Morning in the Prisoner's Wife's Pocket. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, or his knowing Peter Leeve. But the Fact being plainly prov'd the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment, Death .

The Trials being now, the Court proceeded to give Judgement as followeth, viz.

Receiv'd Sentence of Death, Five.

Thomas Johnson , Stephan Gardiner , John Bonner , Joseph Hyde , John Allen.

To be Transported. Thirty Seven.

Robert Maslam , Ann Brown , Elizabeth Dawson , John Martin , John Bunworth, Sarah Matthews , William Faulkner , John Horn , William Cedar , Alice Wilkinson , Thomas Sevan , Richard Davis , John Bennet , Henry Atkins , Martha Middleton , Mary Eslick , Thomas Larenby , Jane Johnson , Elizabeth Roberts alias Harrison, Henry Robinson , Thomas Lewton , Joseph Ladget , William Welsh, Elizabeth Tucker , Thomas Langsdell , Ann Skarlet , Nathaniel Young , Sarah Chapman , Elizabeth Bushell , Thomas Jones , Edward Barret, Richard Wyers , George Fisher, John Tarwood .

Burnt in the Hand, Three.

Richard Coats , Robert Spicer , and Thomas Mare . The two last convicted at a former Sessions.

To be Whipt, Six;

Robert Jennings , Robert Robinson , Edward Campion , Jonathan Pomfrey , Thomas Jarvis , Morrice Thomas .

Isaac Yowel , to stand once on the Pillory at the Royal Exchange, to pay a Fine of Twenty Marks, and to be imprisoned for Six Months.

Bartholomew Nicholson, fined Twenty Pounds.

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