Scope and Contents
This is a manuscript copy of papers relating to the trial of John Ashton and Richard Graham in 1691. This high profile trial was later published, although these texts seem to have been copied from various accounts and proceedings. This fragment used to be part of a larger manuscript; it is foliated from f. 223r to 231v. Nothing is known on its author, but the handwriting seems to date from the late 17th/ early 18th century. It contains the following texts and extracts:Ff. 223r-224v: 'Mr...