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Newspaper Reports, 1741

Saturday 28 March 1741

William Utting and Matthew Colman, who were indicted for Sodomitical Practices, are to be tried at the next Assizes. (Ipswich Journal)

Saturday 25 July 1741

Matthew Colman and William Utting, convicted of Sodomitical Practices, are to stand in the Pillory at Lowestoft, and to suffer two Years Imprisonment; Utting is also to give Bail for his future good Behaviour for seven Years. (Ipswich Journal)

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