His Excellcy acquainted ye Council of a Notorious Fraud that had been committed by two Inhabitants namely. Augustin Como & Francis Richards, which his Excellcy mov'd might be examin'd into, and it being prov'd upon them were sentenc'd as Follows. Viz.t- Agreed and Orderd yt Augustine Como & Francis Richards being found Guilty of ye Crime alledg'd against them by his Excellcy ye sd Como shall make good his Bargain & stand in ye Pilory in ye most publick place in ye Town on ye Next Holy day, dureing one Hour being from Eleven till twelve of ye Clock. A. M. & Francis Richards to stand half ye sd time in ye Pilory as aforesd that both Como & Richards shall continue in Confinement untill ye sd Sentence shall be fulfill'd & Charges paid. Adjourn'd.