Document ReferencePw2 Hy 577
TitleTwo depositions from Thomas Sloane and John Ellesdon, Lydd, Kent; 21 Jul. 1705
Date21 July 1705-23 July 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDeposition from Thomas Sloane, Lydd, Kent, 23 Jul. 1705; recounts the landing of a French shallop on the coast of Kent on 20 Jul at 8pm; says that men from the sloop ambushed him and his party; provides details of the wounds to each man; comments that the sloop was 'standing over to France' by the time they could return with reinforcements.

Deposition from Captain John Ellesdon, Lydd, Kent, 21 Jul. 1705; gives his version of the events detailed above.

Parts of text missing due to damage to document.
Termcrimes, ambush
maritime vessels, sloops, unnamed

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29338Sloane; Thomas (fl 1705)fl 1705
NA29339Ellesdon; John (fl 1705); Captainfl 1705
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