Sentence of William Welsted

Sentence. William Welsted, of Bristol, England, a sailor, for stealing sundry articles from on board ship; to be fastened to a stake at the place of public execution, with a kedge anchor above his head, and to be there severely flogged , and afterwards imprisoned until restitution be made, with costs.
Date Original
January 4 1663
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 10.
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