was tried at the Old Bailey in 1784. When the prosecutor overstated the value of the coach-glasses
Archer had stolen, the court was advised that it was not a capital offence and he was sentenced
to seven years' transportation. He arrived on the Scarborough. By 1806, Archer was working
as a clerk for the wealthy emancipist Henry Cable, and had married Susannah Mason. He died on 9 June 1818, aged 71; his widow remarried 2
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