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Colonial Cases

R. v. Blancher [1753]

counterfeit - pillory - whipping

Court of Assize

22 September 1753

Source: Halifax Gazette, 29 September 1753

[2] Saturday last Samuel Blancher, lately convicted at the Court of Assize, &c. of uttering a counterfeit Dollar, received the following Sentence, viz. to stand in the Pillory for the Space of one Hour, to be whipped 20 Stripes at the publick Whipping-Post, to pay Cost of Prosecution, and to stand committed till the Sentence is performed.

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