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GEORGE LOVELL <interp inst="t17720715-39-defend328" type="surname" value="LOVELL"></interp>
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in a certain field and open place, near the king's highway, on <rs type="persName" id="t17720715-39-person329"> <interp inst="t17720715-39-person329" type="role" value=""></interp>
Jeremiah Godwin <interp inst="t17720715-39-person329" type="surname" value="Godwin"></interp>
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, did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and stealing from his person four half guineas, two quarter guineas, one nine shilling piece, a six and nine pence, and one shilling in money, numbered, the property of the said Jeremiah </rs>
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in Oxford Road. On Whitsunday I went to dinner with my brother at Paddington; I returned between nine and ten o'clock in the evening; <rs type="persName" id="t17720715-39-person332"> <interp inst="t17720715-39-person332" type="role" value=""></interp>
Elizabeth Hull <interp inst="t17720715-39-person332" type="surname" value="Hull"></interp>
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was in company with me; the prisoner and another man met us in <rs type="placeName" id="t17720715-39-crimeloc198">Marybone Field</rs>
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; it was about dusk; they passed by, and then turned about and followed us; then the prisoner laid hold of my left shoulder, and presented a pistol; the other laid hold of Mrs. Hull; the prisoner said, your money! your money! or you are a dead man; he demanded it half a dozen times, but did not use me ill; I gave him four guineas, a six-and-nine-pence, a nine shilling piece, two quarter guineas, and one shilling in silver; he asked if that was all; he said, give me all or you are a dead man. It was in the first field going to Marybone.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the prisoner is the man?</p>
<p>Godwin. I am sure; he felt in my pockets, and when he had got all the money, he called to the other man, saying, let go the lady; he did, and they went off. The next day I gave the description of the person, and on Wednesday saw him at Sir <rs type="persName" id="t17720715-39-person333"> <interp inst="t17720715-39-person333" type="role" value=""></interp>
John Fielding <interp inst="t17720715-39-person333" type="surname" value="Fielding"></interp>
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positively to him, and I am now positive he is the man.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Am I the man that took the money out of your pocket?</p>
<p>Godwin. I gave it you.</p>
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Elizabeth Hull <interp inst="t17720715-39-person334" type="surname" value="Hull"></interp>
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. I was with Mr. Godwin, coming from his brother's, on Whitsunday evening; his brother lives at Paddington.</p>
<p>Q. You have heard the account of the attack, how many attacked you?</p>
<p>Hull. Two; one attacked me, the other him.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know either of their persons?</p>
<p>Hull. Yes; the prisoner to the best of my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. Should you know the other man?</p>
<p>Hull. I was in a fright, I don't know; the prisoner appears to be the man that attacked Mr. Godwin.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect the other man's dress?</p>
<p>Hull. He had a surtout coat on, buttoned up, and was taller than the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. How was the prisoner dressed?</p>
<p>Hull. Not as he is now; he was dressed in a dark coat buttoned up.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did you see me rob Godwin?</p>
<p>Hull. He gave him the money.</p>
<p>Q. Is the prisoner the man that he gave the money to?</p>
<p>Hull. To the best of my knowledge he had a very swarthy face.</p>
<p>Q. to Godwin. Are you positive to the prisoner being the man?</p>
<p>Godwin. I am very clear he is: I was not in any fright.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>My Lord, they have sworn very falsely.</p>
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Guilty </rs>
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Death </rs>

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