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Richard Cane , of the Parish of St. George Southwark , was Tryed for Deserting his Colours, in the Company of Capt. Brewer, and in the Regiment of the Honourable Sir Edward Hales ; on the 28th. of October last , and it being proved against him that he had received his Listing or Retaining Shilling, together with Cloaths, Arms, and the advantage of the Kings Pay, and that afterwards Deserting got a Ship-Board with an intent to go for Holland he was found guilty , and pleaded nothing but that he was Ignorant of the Law in this Case, and knew no better things.