Offence: Theft > burglary
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Abraham Turner was Tryed for Felony and Burglary, in Breaking the House of one Mr. Ridge , on the 3d. of Aug. carrying away 72 Ells of Linnen Cloth, value 3l. 12s. Twelve Yards more, value 30s. Eleven Yards of Cloth, value 27s. several other small parcels of Linnen besides of good value, &c. The House was Broke open about twelve of the Clock in the Night, and the Goods taken away, and the Watch Stopp'd the Prisoner and two more, and several pieces were found in his Breeches, but the other two got off. The Prisoner confest the Fact when Taken, but he said he took the Goods up in the Street, and had little to say, and would not own any thing else at the Tryal: So he was found guilty of the Indictment.