Nov 26, 1763
DUBLIN, November 25.
The Right Hon. Lord Chief Justice Ashton, hath been pleased to appoint Mr.
Isaac Bomford, attorney, to be clerk and keeper of the rules in the court of
23d.] Valentine Conner, was whipped from Newgate to College-green, and back
again, a third time, pursuant to his sentence, attended by the High Sheriffs,
and guarded by St. Ann's watch, and the watchmen of Essex-bridge; 'tis hoped his
punishment will strike a terror into rioters, it being we hear determined for
the future, to apply the same severity on every person convicted of riotous
Capt. Bourke, Capt. Ball, Mr. Bishop and family, and Mr. Eustace, sailed in
the Race Horse, Norman, for Pargate.
On Thursday last Samuel Sprigg, and John Lymbury, of the City of Waterford,
Gentleman; Thomas Collis and James Monsell, of the City of Limerick, Gentlemen;
George Purdon Drew, William Smith and James M'Carrell of this City, Gentlemen,
were admitted and sworn Attornies of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer; said
Samuel Sprigg, Thomas Collis, James Monsell and George Purdon Drew were admitted
and sworn Attornies of his Majesty's Court of King's-Bench also.
Same day __ Cofhy, Esq and Capt. Kent and his family, sailed for Pargate in
the Dorset Yacht, Williamson.
Yesterday was tried by ertiorari at the Court of King's Bench, an
Indictment on Behalf of the Crown, against Mr. Benjamin Houghton an eminent
Citizen, and Silk and Woollen Manufacturer; Instituted on the Examinations of
certain Persons (who did not support them in Evidence to the Satisfaction of the
Jury) for his having encouraged a Mob in August last, to destroy the
Manufactures of Messrs. Cottingham and King. When after a Trial of nine Hours,
the Jury acquitted him with Honour.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News