Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
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Anthony Upton , and William Harvey , of St. James's Westminster , were indicted of Burglary, for breaking the House of Oliver Truelove , in the Night time, and feloniously stealing 10 Bars of Iron, value 5 l. the 18th of June last . The Prosecutor depos'd, That his Cellar Window was broken open, and the Bars of Iron were stolen. Upton's Confession was read in Court, wherein he confessed, that he and Harvey did at 3 several Times steal 10 Bars of Iron from the Prosecutor, breaking open his Cellar in order to commit the Fact. He did not deny it at the Bar. Harvey, upon their being apprehended at work together upon the Iron, pretended that the Iron was bought of one Wilkinson, but that he could not make appear in Court. The Jury found Anthony Upton guilty of the Indictment. Death . And acquitted Harvey.