Death Sentences in Disguise
SP 44/95, p. 115

  George R.

a Pardon in the same form as the preceeding for Joseph Maple, Thomas Maple, John Glover, George Watson, Patrick Madan, William Chuthan, Charles Shepherd, John Henley, William Price & Benjamin Bowsey, severally tried & convicted at the old Bailey of Felonies, and sentenced to Death, on condition of their entering & continuing to serve as Soldiers in our Corps of Foot now serving on the Coast of Africa. Given at Our Court at St. James's the 30th Day of April 1781. &c &c
Joseph Maple and others Pardon on condition of their serving as Soldiers on the Coast of Africa.
By His Majesty's Command

Directed to Mr. Recorder

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