Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minute Books of the General Prison Committee

11th October 1775 - 9th December 1790

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Image 25 of 3022nd March 1786

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At a Prison Committee Wednesday 22nd. March 1786

Brass Crosby< no role > Esqr . President
Henry Cranke< no role > Esqr . Audr. Genl.

Mr. Depty Leekey Richd. Austin< no role > Esqr -Thos. Nixon< no role > Esqr .
Mr. MonroMr. Crowther

The Committee having viewed the Men and
Womens Prisons found the same a clean and in
good Order

It appearing to this Committee that Michael
< no role > Thomas Oliver< no role > and Thomas Howlett< no role > had
been severally committed to the Prison of this
Hospital by Virtue of Three several Warrants signed
by the Right Honorable The Lord Mayor and John
< no role > Esqr . Alderman Dated the 13th: day of
March Instant They the said Magistrates did
therefore adjudge them as incorrigible Rogues and
Vagabonds & The Porter of this Hospital was thereby
required to receive and take them in his Custody
safely to keep and set to hard Labor untill the next
Sessions to be holden in and for the City of London
then to be further dealt with according to Law

Porter reprimanded for
allowing Prisoners Beds

And this Committee being informed that The Porter
of this Hospital had taken upon himself to indulge
the said Three Prisoners with Beds he was called
in and reprimanded by Mr. President for acting
contrary to a standing Order of Court

Nevertheless It is the Opinion of this Committee
that the said Prisoners be permitted to have
Beds untill the next Sessions

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