!! Freeman's Journal; Dec 26, 1764
- Freeman's Journal
Dec. 26, 1764
Godfrey Leonard, of Rusheen in the County of Kerry, Gent. has had a
Commission granted him as a Master Extraordinary for taking Affidavits in his
Majesty's High Court of Chancery, King's Bench, and Exchequer.
Francis Price, Esq; Representative in Parliament for the Borough of
Lisburn, is appointed Collector of the Port and District of Strangford, in the
Room of Hugh Hill, Esq; promoted to the Collection of Londonderry.
A Ship, Capt. Hogan, Master, bound from London, to Dublin, laden with
Merchants Goods, was cast away going into Waterford and all the Crew lost.
By Letters from Wicklow of the 19th Instant, we have an Account, that three
Brothers, named Meaghan, lately committed to the Goal of that County, by William
Fairbrother, of Foxhall, Esq; for several Robberies, had concerted Measures,
with some Accomplices, for their Escape, which being discovered, was prevented;
they intended, on their Escape, to have robbed and murdered Mr. Fairbrother, and
to have robbed others in his Neighbourhood. Diligent Search is making for their
Francis Vesey, Esq; is appointed a Master in Chancery, in the Room of
William Austen, Esq; deceased.
Some Fellows employed by the Widow Turner, Ironmonger in Dame-street, were
detected in stealing upwards of 30s. worth of Nails and committed to Newgate.
21] A considerable Quantity of Pewter, Laces, and Haberdashery by Mr.
Trumble, were lodged in his Majesty's Stores.
An Adjournment of the Quarter-Sessions, for the City of Dublin, was held at
the Tholsel when Patrick Crilly, John Shanly, and Mary Whitty were tried and
found Guilty of Felony, and ordered for Transportation.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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