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A published colour photograph of thousands of Australian Gannets at Cape Kidnappers. Morgan has included the caption, which states that this is the only Gannet colony on the mainland of New Zealand, and explains that one Gannet parent is always present to guard the nest and the young from neighbouring birds. In the bottom left corner of the clipping, Morgan has pasted a small black and white photograph of a man.

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A colour photograph of thousands of Australian Gannets on the edge of Cape Kidnappers.

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A newspaper article detailing the sentencing of Lord Montagu, Peter Wildeblood, and Michael Pitt-Rivers, who were charged with indecency and unnatural offences for having had sexual relationships with men. Two airmen are named as the men pursued in these acts: Corporal Edward McNally and Aircraftman John Reynolds. Montagu was charged on two counts of committing an act of gross indecency, as well as being found guilty of counselling and procuring Wildeblood to commit an unnatural offence. His sentence was 12 months. Wildeblood was found guilty on three counts of committing unnatural offences and was found guilty of gross indecency, of counselling and procuring Montagu to commit an act of indecency, inciting McNally to commit an act of gross indecency. He was sentenced to 18 months. Pitt-Rivers was found guilty of one charge of committing an unnatural offence, of attempting to commit an unnatural offence with Reynolds, of counselling and procuring Wildeblood to commit an unnatural offence. He was sentenced to 18 months. Morgan has written "GH" to indicate Glasgow Herald, and "25-3-1954" to indicate the date underneath the headline.

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Main headline and body of a newspaper article detailing the sentencing of Lord Montagu, Peter Wildeblood, and Michael Pitt-Rivers, who were charged with indecency and unnatural offences due to having sexual relationships with men. Two airmen, Corporal Edward McNally and Aircraftman John Reynolds, are related to the case and are named.

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A published black and white photograph of a BBC cameraman atop the Forth Rail Bridge. Below the image, although a separate clipping, Morgan has affixed the image's caption, which reads "On top of the Forth Bridge go the TV cameras for to-night's programme, when viewers will see painters walking on girders 360ft. above the Forth. ABOVE - Cameraman Arthur Reed looks along the bridge towards South Queensferry". Morgan has written the date in blue ink on the bottom right corner of the large image.

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An image of a BBC cameraman atop the Forth Rail Bridge looking toward South Queensferry.

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A poem tracing the responsibility of dropping "the Bomb". It begins with "the man" who says "the word" and continues down to the taxpaying citizen who, the poem suggests, unwittingly enables the whole process. Morgan has written the year in blue ink in the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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A poem by Peter Appleton tracing the responsibility of dropping "the Bomb," beginning with "the man" who says "the word", down to the taxpaying citizen who, the poem suggests, enables the whole system.

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A black and white reproduction of an illustration by Mervyn Peake for Alice Through the Looking Glass. Below the illustration, a caption notes that it is "From the new edition published by Allan Wingate". The image shows a character holding on to the Jabberwock's severed head, while its decapitated body is visible in the background.

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An illustration by Mervyn Peake of the severed head of the Jabberwock from Alice Through the Looking Glass.

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An original photograph of a man wearing briefs. The image cuts off at the man's thighs. His hands are linked behind his head and he is looking down.

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A photograph of a man wearing briefs. His hands are linked behind his head and he is looking down.

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A black and white published photograph and caption for a stone figure found in London and guessed to be "Night", an attendant of Mithras. The statue is said to have been found in the ruins of a Roman temple in the city. Morgan has written "September 1954" in the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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A black and white image of a stone figure.

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A published colour photograph of a person paddling a small, partially covered boat. The person is dressed in a white coat and black hat, and their back is to the camera. The image seems to be taken under a bridge or alongside some rock faces.

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A colour image of an individual paddling a small, partially covered boat.

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Two black and white photographs, each depicting the heads from sculptures found on the site of a Roman temple in London. The clipping also includes a brief writeup stating that one is thought to be the head of Mithras, and the other the head of a youth. The caption also states that the cost of preserving the temple is estimated at around 500,000 pounds stirling.

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An image of a statue's head and neck.

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Two black and white photographs, each depicting the heads from sculptures found on the site of a Roman temple in London. The clipping also includes a brief writeup stating that one is thought to be the head of Mithras, and the other the head of a youth. The caption also states that the cost of preserving the temple is estimated at around 500,000 pounds stirling.

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An image of a statue's head.

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A published colour photograph of thousands of Australian Gannets at Cape Kidnappers. Morgan has included the caption, which states that this is the only Gannet colony on the mainland of New Zealand, and explains that one Gannet parent is always present to guard the nest and the young from neighbouring birds. In the bottom left corner of the clipping, Morgan has pasted a small black and white photograph of a man.

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The caption for the Gannet photograph describing the value of the island and the parenting patterns of the birds.

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A black and white published photograph and caption for a stone figure found in London and guessed to be "Night", an attendant of Mithras. The statue is said to have been found in the ruins of a Roman temple in the city. Morgan has written "September 1954" in the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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A short write-up explaining that the statue pictured was found in London amongst the ruins of a Roman temple and is believed to be "Night", attendant to Mithras.

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A black and white published photograph of Marlene Dietrich dressed in a black evening gown coming down a staircase. Morgan has written "MD" in blue ink vertically in the upper right corner of the image. In the lower right corner, he has written 1956, also vertically.

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A black and white photograph of Marlene Dietrich, dressed in a black evening gown, coming down a staircase.

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A published black and white photograph of at least four people pulling on a rope. The clipping does not show what the rope is attached to.

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An image of at least four people pulling on a rope. The clipping does not show what the rope is attached to.

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A published black and white photograph of a BBC cameraman atop the Forth Rail Bridge. Below the image, although a separate clipping, Morgan has affixed the image's caption, which reads "On top of the Forth Bridge go the TV cameras for to-night's programme, when viewers will see painters walking on girders 360ft. above the Forth. ABOVE - Cameraman Arthur Reed looks along the bridge towards South Queensferry". Morgan has written the date in blue ink on the bottom right corner of the large image.

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Below the image of the Forth bridge, the caption has been clipped separately and pasted below. It states that the cameraman's name is Arthur Reed.

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An article stating that a Russian engineer has suggested damming the Bering Strait. He believes this will pour warm water from the Pacific into the Arctic Ocean and produce an "artificial warm current about equal to that of the Gulf Stream." He claims that this would moderate the "climate in the Arctic Zone and North-Eastern Asia".

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A brief article on a Russian engineer's plans to warm the Arctic Zone and North-Eastern Asia artificially.

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Two black and white photographs, each depicting the heads from sculptures found on the site of a Roman temple in London. The clipping also includes a brief writeup stating that one is thought to be the head of Mithras, and the other the head of a youth. The caption also states that the cost of preserving the temple is estimated at around 500,000 pounds stirling.

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A caption stating that the two photographed statue heads were found in London amongst the ruins of a Roman temple. The first (head only) is thought to be Mithras, and the second (head and neck) is thought to be a youth.

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An article fragment concerning the Lord Montagu indecency trials, which states that, after Montagu, Pitt-Rivers, and Wildeblood recieved sentencing "A crowd of about 300, including women and children, gathered around the court to watch the departure of the airmen, McNally and Reynolds. Some booed and jeered as they jumped into a police care and drove away with a rug over their heads."

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A small paragraph that describes a crowd that jeered at the McNally and Reynolds as they left the court room following the sentencing of Montagu, Pitt-Rivers, and Wildeblood.

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A published photograph of a boy swimming whilst holding onto the back of a small shark. The photograph is taken from above.

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An image of a boy swimming whilst holding onto a shark. The photograph is taken from above.

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A 1956 quotation from Mr. C. F. J. Hankinson, editor of Debrett stating that "On the death of her husband a woman may once again display her arms, but they must be depicted on a lozenge".

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A 1956 quotation from Mr. C. F. J. Hankinson, editor of Debrett, stating that, after a woman's husband has died, she may "display her arms" if "depicted on a lozenge".

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A black and white reproduction of an illustration by Mervyn Peake for Alice Through the Looking Glass. Below the illustration, a caption notes that it is "From the new edition published by Allan Wingate". The image shows a character holding on to the Jabberwock's severed head, while its decapitated body is visible in the background.

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A caption quoting the passage from Alice Through the Looking Glass that the illustration depicts and stating that the illustration is "From the new edition published by Allan Wingate".

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A brief article from the London Chronicle quoting the Gazetteer in 1761 states that a tradesman was "detected in attempting that horrid sin, now so much in practice, and taken into custody". He is said to have paid 2000 l. security for his bail. Morgan has written the date "1761" on the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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A brief article from the London Chronicle quoting the Gazetteer in 1761 states that a tradesman was "detected in attempting that horrid sin, now so much in practice, and taken into custody". He is said to have paid 2000 l. security for his bail.

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A black and white photograph of an object. Although the image is hard to make out, it vaguely resembles a face or even a shrunken head.

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A black and white photograph of an object, vaguely resembling a face or even a shrunken head.

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An original black and white photograph of a large building and square. Figures of several people can be seen walking through the square.

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A cityscape photograph of a large building and square.

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An original black and white landscape photograph showing boats at low tide on a beach. Some small docks and buildings are also depicted in the image.

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A landscape photograph showing boats at low tide.

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A brief newspaper snippet stating that Lord Montagu was released "secretly from Wakefield jail" 4 months early after being sentenced to 12 months in prison for indecency and unnatural offences due to his sexual relationships with men.

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A brief newspaper snippet stating that Lord Montagu of Beaulieu was released "secretly from Wakefield jail" 4 months early after being sentenced to 12 months in prison.

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An original black and white photographic self-portrait taken by Morgan in a mirror. Morgan is seated in a chair in front of the mirror. His face is largely obscured by the camera he is holding up.

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A photographic self-portrait of Edwin Morgan taken in a mirror.

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A published colour photograph of gems and stones arranged in a type of pendent or other decorative setting.

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A colour image of several pearls and stones arranged in settings and hung by a blue ribbon or other material.

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A published black and white photograph of a small plane in flight.

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A small black and white image of an airplane in flight.

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A newspaper snippet that reads "The 'Good News' bra stays up". The clipping has been cut to follow the text, which extends over a three and a half lines, leading to a slightly irregular, L-shaped clipping.

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A newspaper snippet that reads "The 'Good News' bra stays up". The clipping has been cut to follow the text, leading to a slightly irregular L-shaped clipping.

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A small black and white photograph of a man posing in a hat and trousers with no shirt. His left hand is on his hip and his right arm is supporting his weight as he leans to the side. This image is collaged onto an image of a colony of Australian Gannets. This may be an original photograph rather than something clipped from a magazine -- possibly from a proof sheet?

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A small black and white photograph of a man posing in a hat and trousers. His left hand is on his hip and he is leaning on his right. He has no shirt on.

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A black and white photograph a man posing in a hat and trousers. His arms are crossed high on his chest, he is not wearing a shirt, and he is looking to the left.

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A black and white photograph a man posing in a hat and trousers. His arms are crossed high on his chest, he has no shirt, and he is looking to the left.

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A published black and white photograph of a human eye, likely from a larger image that Morgan has cropped.

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An image of a human eye, likely from a larger image that Morgan has cropped.

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A blue ink drawing by Morgan on the page of the scrapbook

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A blue ink spiral design drawn on the scrapbook page.

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A small spiral drawn in blue ink by Morgan on the scrapbook page.

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A small spiral blue ink drawing underneath the page number on this page.

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A black and white published photograph and caption for a stone figure found in London and guessed to be "Night", an attendant of Mithras. The statue is said to have been found in the ruins of a Roman temple in the city. Morgan has written "September 1954" in the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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Morgan has written the date "September 1954" in blue ink at the bottom of the caption.

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Stamped numerical "2261" indicating the page number. The number is stamped in black ink by Morgan.

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Stamped numerical "2261" indicating the page number. Black ink.

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Stamped numerical "2262" indicating the page number. The number is stamped in black ink by Morgan.

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Stamped numerical "2262" indicating the page number. Black ink.

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A published black and white photograph of a BBC cameraman atop the Forth Rail Bridge. Below the image, although a separate clipping, Morgan has affixed the image's caption, which reads "On top of the Forth Bridge go the TV cameras for to-night's programme, when viewers will see painters walking on girders 360ft. above the Forth. ABOVE - Cameraman Arthur Reed looks along the bridge towards South Queensferry". Morgan has written the date in blue ink on the bottom right corner of the large image.

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Morgan has written "7-6-1954" in blue ink in the bottom right corner of the Forth bridge photograph.

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A newspaper article detailing the sentencing of Lord Montagu, Peter Wildeblood, and Michael Pitt-Rivers, who were charged with indecency and unnatural offences for having had sexual relationships with men. Two airmen are named as the men pursued in these acts: Corporal Edward McNally and Aircraftman John Reynolds. Montagu was charged on two counts of committing an act of gross indecency, as well as being found guilty of counselling and procuring Wildeblood to commit an unnatural offence. His sentence was 12 months. Wildeblood was found guilty on three counts of committing unnatural offences and was found guilty of gross indecency, of counselling and procuring Montagu to commit an act of indecency, inciting McNally to commit an act of gross indecency. He was sentenced to 18 months. Pitt-Rivers was found guilty of one charge of committing an unnatural offence, of attempting to commit an unnatural offence with Reynolds, of counselling and procuring Wildeblood to commit an unnatural offence. He was sentenced to 18 months. Morgan has written "GH" to indicate Glasgow Herald, and "25-3-1954" to indicate the date underneath the headline.

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Morgan has written the date 25-3-1954 in blue ink on the clipping.

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A black and white published photograph of Marlene Dietrich dressed in a black evening gown coming down a staircase. Morgan has written "MD" in blue ink vertically in the upper right corner of the image. In the lower right corner, he has written 1956, also vertically.

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Morgan has written "MD" in the upper right corner of a clipping of Marlene Dietrich.

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Morgan's note written in black ink on the scrapbook page indicating the date for the "*** Lord Montagu" clipping.

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Morgan's note written in blue ink on the scrapbook page, indicating "7/11/54" as the date for "*** Lord Montagu" clipping.

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A black and white published photograph of Marlene Dietrich dressed in a black evening gown coming down a staircase. Morgan has written "MD" in blue ink vertically in the upper right corner of the image. In the lower right corner, he has written 1956, also vertically.

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Morgan has written "1956" vertically down the bottom right edge of the clipping of Marlene Dietrich

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A poem tracing the responsibility of dropping "the Bomb". It begins with "the man" who says "the word" and continues down to the taxpaying citizen who, the poem suggests, unwittingly enables the whole process. Morgan has written the year in blue ink in the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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Morgan has written "1955" in blue ink in the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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Blue ink line drawn on the scrapbook page by Morgan. This line separates the two clippings discussing the sentencing in the Lord Montagu case.

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A blue ink line drawn on the scrapbook page between the "12-Month Sentence on Lord Montagu" clipping and the clipping about the crowd faced by McNally and Reynolds.

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A newspaper article detailing the sentencing of Lord Montagu, Peter Wildeblood, and Michael Pitt-Rivers, who were charged with indecency and unnatural offences for having had sexual relationships with men. Two airmen are named as the men pursued in these acts: Corporal Edward McNally and Aircraftman John Reynolds. Montagu was charged on two counts of committing an act of gross indecency, as well as being found guilty of counselling and procuring Wildeblood to commit an unnatural offence. His sentence was 12 months. Wildeblood was found guilty on three counts of committing unnatural offences and was found guilty of gross indecency, of counselling and procuring Montagu to commit an act of indecency, inciting McNally to commit an act of gross indecency. He was sentenced to 18 months. Pitt-Rivers was found guilty of one charge of committing an unnatural offence, of attempting to commit an unnatural offence with Reynolds, of counselling and procuring Wildeblood to commit an unnatural offence. He was sentenced to 18 months. Morgan has written "GH" to indicate Glasgow Herald, and "25-3-1954" to indicate the date underneath the headline.

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Morgan has written "GH" in blue ink, indicating Glasgow Herald to the left below the article headline on the clipping.

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A brief article from the London Chronicle quoting the Gazetteer in 1761 states that a tradesman was "detected in attempting that horrid sin, now so much in practice, and taken into custody". He is said to have paid 2000 l. security for his bail. Morgan has written the date "1761" on the bottom right corner of the clipping.

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Morgan has written "1761" in blue ink in the bottom right corner of the clipping, indicating the date.