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Order for the Arrest and Confinement of James Horton, Jun., William Sutton, and John Sutton. [1776-07-17] [S5-V1-p1411] [Document Details][Complete Volume]


Order for the Arrest and Confinement of James Horton

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Whereas, the Committee of the White Plains have informed this Convention that James Horton, Jun., William

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Sutton, and John Sutton, are engaged in schemes and practices against the peace of this State and liberties of the inhabitants thereof, and are persons so dangerous that they ought not to be permitted to go at large:*

Thereupon, Ordered, That Lieutenant Alexander Hunt do immediately take the bodies of James Horton, Jun., William Sutton, and John Sutton, and commit them severally to close confinement, in safe custody, in the Jail at the White Plains.

And Ordered, That Albert Ogden, the Keeper of the said Jail, do receive them, the said James Horton, Jun., William Sutton, and John Sutton, respectively, and keep them in safe custody until further order.



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