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William Parkinson , of the Parish of St. Brides , was indicted for breaking the House of Richard Goodman , and stealing thence divers Goods, and 20 Guineas , the 17th of this Instant May . The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner was a Lodger before in the House, the Window had been opened after they were gone to Bed, which was about 10 or 11 of the Clock at Night, and that when he was apprehended, he own'd the Commission of the Fact, and that he had the 20 Guineas. Part of the Goods were found on the Prisoner when he was apprehended.
He was indicted a second Time for breaking the House of Richard Goodman the 25th of April last, and stealing divers Goods, Value 25 s. The Evidence depos'd, That the Prisoner, after his Apprehension, did confess that he came over two Walls, and making Use of a Ladder that belonged to a neighbouring Bricklayer; he and another got in at the Window, cutting the Glass with a Diamond, and stole the Money, what he could not tell. The Constable