Document ReferencePw2 Hy 538
TitleLetter from David May (on behalf of George Cornwall); 21 Apr. 1705
Date21 April 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes an incident which occurred in the market place; says that a man 'violently witheld' a male from them and took him away as his prisoner; reports that the prisoner looked as though he had been beaten and that the marks were still upon his head and body; says that this alarmed a number of farmers and he therefore had no choice but to report the incident.

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Termprisoners, treatment of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29297May; David (fl 1705); mayor; on behalf of George Cornwallfl 1705
NA29298-; - (fl 1705); damage to document has resulted in the loss of the addresseefl 1705
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