Offence: Theft > burglary
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Anthony Rogers , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was indicted for breaking the House of Martin Purcel , Esq. and stealing thence a Silver Canister, value 6 d. the 15th of October last, in the Night-time . The Evidence against the Prisoner was William Carlisle , who deposed, That he and the Prisoner went out a thieving, and that the Prisoner lifted up the Sash, and went in at the Window, and brought out the Canister, and offer'd him afterwards a Guinea for his Share, which he would not take. The Prisoner had nothing to say in his Defence, but that the Evidence had been a Thief from his Cradle. The Jury found him guilty .