Offence: Theft > housebreaking
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Matthew Morgan , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields indicted for breaking up the House of Elizabeth Bell , Sept. 18th . and stealing thence 7 s. in Moneys . It appeared that the Prisoner coming into the House of Elizabeth Bell , she keeping a Publick House , taking his Opportunity when she was gone out, broke open her Closet-door, carrying away her Goods; and that coming another time with the like design she took him in the Fact. He the Prisoner having little or no Defence, was brought in Guilty .