Offence: Theft > housebreaking
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Edward Shaw , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for breaking open the House of James Stiff , and taking thence a Calico Quilt, value 3 l. and other Goods , in the 13th of the late Queen . One Keene made himself an Evidence, and swore he was concern'd in the Fact with the Prisoner, and describ'd the Goods that were stole in his Information; he depos'd the Prisoner open'd the Door with a Pick-lock Key. Mrs. Stiff swore she was rob'd on the Day aforesaid, and the Goods mention'd in the Indictment taken away. He denied the Fact; but had no Body to his Reputation; the Jury found him Guilty .