Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 25 February 2021), September 1798, trial of ELIJAH BARNETT (t17980912-47).

ELIJAH BARNETT, Theft > housebreaking, 12th September 1798.

513. ELIJAH BARNETT was indicted for breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Alexander Campbell , no person being therein, about the hour of eight in the afternoon of the 18th of August , and burglariously stealing a silk cloak trimmed with lace, value 30l. a muslin cloak trimmed with lace, value 10l. a woollen cloth coat, value 2l. a silk gown, value 3l. and four muslin gowns, value 8l. the property of the said Alexander .

There being no evidence to affect the prisoner, except that of an accomplice, the prisoner was. ACQUITTED .

Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. COMMON SERJEANT.