a Serjeant in the Suffolk Militia

Last Tuesday one Smith, a Serjeant in the Suffolk Militia (now quartered here) deserted the service and took off with him a considerable sum of Money belonging to the Company; on Wednesday he was taken near Hinkley by a party sent out after him, who brought him back hither; on Thursday he was tried by a Court Martial, and sentenced to receive 300 lashes and be drummed out of the Regiment, which sentence was this morning executed.