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Newspaper Reports, 1736

Saturday 31 January 1736

On Thursday Sir Richard Brocas committed to Wood-street Compter a Man, for being catched with another, who made his Escape, in the very Act of Sodomy, last Wednesday Night in St. Paul’s Church-yard. (Newcastle Courant)

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