!! Freeman Journal; Mar 31, 1764
- Freeman Journal
Saturday, March 31, 1764
Cork, March 26. Yesterday, Michael Murphy, Patrick Broder, and John Broder
of Mitcheltown, were committed to the County Jail by William Anderson, Esq; on
an Information lodged before him, of their being concerned in enlisting Men and
swearing them to subdue that Town and Country; and also for knocking down, and
cruelly beating Edmond Barret of said Town, for refusing to swear and enlist
with their Party. It also appears by the Examinations that thirty six of those
Fellows were sworn and enlisted already, and that every Man who was sworn, had
Liberty to enlist as many more as he could engage in the same treasonable
For some Time past there have been several petty Robberies committed both
in House-breaking and on the Road about Cloyne and Middleton, by three
Highwaymen, the Principal of whom is one John Downing, a Native of Cloyne.
Captain Kerby of General Brudenell's Regiment of Foot, was lately married
to Miss Susanna Cox, Daughter of John Cox, Esq.
The Bill for augmenting the Salaries of the Curates, &c., have passed the
Hon. House of Commons.
Last Monday night some Rogues broke into the House of Mr. Armstrong in
Kevan's-port, which they robbed of several Things of Value.
Last Wednesday, Two hundred and sixty-five Pounds of Tea, seized by Mr.
Byers, and 24 lb. ditto, seized by Mr. Morgan, were lodged in his Majesty's
This Day Neile M'Daniel will be executed near St. Stephen's-green, for the
Murder of Christopher Tute. Jacob Cuffe for robbing a Man on the Low-ground, and
Patrick Rule otherwise O'Brien, for stealing 14 Cows, who were to be executed on
said Day, are reprieved on Condition of Transportation.
On Friday last as Mr. Sleater, one of the Revenue Officers of Ringsend, was
on his Return Home from Dublin, whither he had been that Morning in good Health,
he was suddenly taken ill on the Low-ground; and notwithstanding all possible
Assistance given him, he expired in a few Minutes.
Sunday Morning early, some Fellows broke into the Bedchamber Window of Mr.
Kelly, an eminent Grocer in New-Row and took thereout his Watch and Buckles.
Same Day an excellent Charity Sermon was preached in the new Meeting House
in Strand-street, by the Rev. Mr. Bruce, and a Collection of 83l. was made for
the Support of the Charity School belonging to said Meeting House.
Saturday Morning, three Bank Notes, amounting to 110l. were stolen out of
the House of Humphry Minshin, Esq; at Busherstown.
Same Day, Mr. Walsh, of Kiltipper in the County of Wicklow, returning from
this City, had the Misfortune to be thrown from his Horse, within half a Mile of
his own House, and killed on the Spot.
Monday, at a Quarterly Assembly of the Governors of the Workhouse, Sir
Edward Newenham, Knt. and George Paul Monck, Esq; were unanimously elected
Governors of the said Workhouse, in the Room of the Right Hon. the Earl of
Charleville and Fielding Shaw, Esq; deceased.
MARRIAGES.] A few Days ago, Sidenham Snow of Snowhaven, in the County of
Kilkenny, Esq; Councellor at Law, to Miss Bonham of Stephen's Green, a young
Lady of Beauty and Merit, and a Fortune of 3000l.
DEATHS.] At his House in Dominick-street, greatly regretted, Stephen
Trotter, Esq; one of the Representatives in Parliament for the Borough of
Newborough, alias Gorey; a Trustee of the Linen Manufacture and one of the
Governors of the Workhouse.- Mr. William Ellison, an eminent Woollen-Draper in
Francis-street, and one of the Representatives in the Common Council of this
City, for the Guild of Merchants.- A few Days ago, in London, the eldest Son of
the Hon. Mr. Walsingham.- At Paris, the Hon. General Barrington, Colonel of the
Eighth Regiment of Foot, a Major General on the Staff of this Kingdom, and
Brother to Lord Viscount Barrington; he was an excellent Officer, and
distinguished himself as such at the Rebellion of Guadalupe, where he commanded
in Chief.- In the Country, Mr. Richard Gardener, formerly of this City, Gilder.-
In Christ-Church-lane, Mrs. Carke, Mistress of Joe's Coffe-House. - In
Chequer-lane, Mrs. Smith, Retailer of Spirits, &c.- At Stephen's-green, Mr.
George Coffer, Grocer.- In Chamber-street, Mr. Smith, Portrait-painter.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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