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!! Freeman Journal; Jan 10, 1764

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    Freeman Journal Dublin, Ireland Jan. 10, 1764 IRELAND Cork, January 5. Monday last sailed from Cove his Majesty s Frigate Pearl, Captain Sexton, for
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      Freeman Journal
      Dublin, Ireland
      Jan. 10, 1764

      Cork, January 5. Monday last sailed from Cove his Majesty's Frigate Pearl,
      Captain Sexton, for Portsmouth.
      We hear from Waterford, that the Providential Friends of Liverpool,
      Harrison, commander, bound from this Port for thence, was wrecked in Tramore
      Bay, and but three of the crew were saved.
      Yesterday died at Cooldaniel, the seat of Mr. Thomas Barter, Mrs. Bennett,
      relict of Mr. Henry Bennett, and Mother to Mr. Phillip Bennett, Apothecary.
      Kilkenny, Dec. 29. A young disbanded soldier, called Mogg Brenan, lately
      murdered a woman in this City, knocking her down with a coal hammer; he
      afterwards put a pair of tongs about her neck, and dragged her to her own
      cellar, where he stabbed, and tied her to a stilling. The villain escaped
      immediately to Ross where he stole a silver tankard which was detained at Naas;
      from thence he returned hither, and was this day apprehended. He has confessed
      to the Mayor an horrid intention of murdering another woman tonight, and
      produced the penknife he had for the excerable purpose.
      Limerick, Jan. ?. Last night died deservedly lamented by all her
      acquaintance, Miss Jaques, daughter of Mr. Isaac Jaques. - Same evening died, to
      the inconsoleable grief of his Parents and all that had the pleasure of his
      acquaintance, Mr. Richard Pitts jun. a young gentleman of extraordinary
      abilities in his profession, having, for his drawings, acquired fix premiums
      from the Dublin Society.
      Mr. William Morres, many years comptroller of the custom at Holyhead, died
      there a few days since.
      One Dolan, a beggarman aged ??, died a few days ago at Birr.
      Baden Fancourt, Esq., captain in col. Keppel's regiment of foot, was lately
      married at Limerick to Miss Franklin, daughter of Mr. Alex Franklin.
      A few days since was married at Birr, Mr. Turner of the county of Galway,
      to Miss Nancy Chawner.
      Yesterday at a Post Assembly held at the Tholsel, for the Election of an
      ALDERMAN, in the room of Thomas Taylor, Esq; deceased, the following four
      Sheriffs Peers, pursuant to the Act of Parliament, were put in nomination by the
      Board of Aldermen, viz. George Reynolds, Alexander Reeves, John Read, and Joseph
      Hall, Esqrs; when the Election made by the Commons stood thus:
      For George Reynolds, Esq; 95
      John Read, Esq; 2
      Joseph Hall, Esq; 1
      Matthew Weld, Esq; by }
      Mistake, not being in nomination.} 1
      Died last Week at Leixslip, Mr. Thomas Taylor, one of the Persons concerned
      in conducting the Copper Plate Printing there. We hear that the Business will be
      carried on as usual by Mr. Dixon.
      Two Persons, from that lawless Country called the Hill of Rath-cool, were
      lately committed to Killmainham Goal, by Richard Morgan, Esq; for
      Sheep-stealing. The same Magistrate having granted a Warrant against an
      Accessary in said Theft, he was taken thereupon and committed to the same Goal.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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