William Hartly.
14th January 1686
Reference Numbert16860114-32
VerdictGuilty
SentenceMiscellaneous > fine; Miscellaneous > sureties

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William Hartly was Tryed for concealing and confederating with one Patrick Mack Donniel , who defrauded the Honorable Bernard Howard Esq : of 150 l. which he had received for his use on two Notes : Upon Tryal it was proved against him, that he had hid the Prisoner in his House, furnished him with a Horse and other riding materials in order to make his Escape, telling him upon his declaring he was in danger of being undone if he was discovered, that if he was not guilty of Treason or Murther, he would assist him in his Escape, and thereupon gave him a Note of the Roads to Yarmouth in order to his Transporting himself, and when Enquiry was made, concealed him till 5 Guinea's and a Note of 20 l were put into his hands, having ordered his Servants to do the like. His Plea was, that he only detained him in hopes he was Colonel Douglas his Man mentioned in the Gazette, and produced many persons to testifie his behavior in the Parish where he lived, he being a post Master , but the Conivance plainly proved, he was found Guilty of the Trespass.

[Fine. See summary.]

[Provide sureties for good behaviour. See summary.]


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