Document ReferencePw2 Hy 776
TitleLetter from J. Stuckley, ? Post Office, to Sir Robert Cotton and Sir Thom[as] Frankland, London; 11 Jan. 1707/8
Date11 January 1708
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that Crookshank is now in custody; states that he is master and merchant of a 'Guinea ship' and has been arrested on charges of high treason; says that Bayd has escaped from custody.

Old Style dating on letter.

Parts of text missing due to damage to document.
Termcrimes, high treason
maritime vessels, ships, Guinea
prisoners, escape of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29518Crookshanks; - (fl 1708); -; master of a Guinea Ship; arrested on charges of treasonfl 1708
NA29519Bayd; - (fl 1708); -; escaped from custodyfl 1708
NA29520Stuckley; J. (fl 1708); arrested Crookshanks on charges of high treasonfl 1708
NA29300Cotton; Robert (fl 1690-1708); Sir; postmaster-general 1690-1708fl 1690-1708
NA29303Frankland; Thomas (fl 1690-1715); Sir; postmaster-general 1690-1715fl 1690-1715
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