Wednesday, 5 December 2012

5th December 1812: Samuel Harling is committed to York Castle for threatening Joseph Radcliffe

The Saturday 5th December edition of the Leeds Mercury carried the following item reporting the committal of Samuel Harling, who had been taken up recently:
Since our last were committed to York Castle, Samuel Harling, late of Crossland Edge, in the West Riding, hawker and pedlar, charged upon the oath of Thomas Selly, of Stockport, in the County of Chester, Bailiff, with having threatened the life of Mr. Radcliffe, a Magistrate.

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