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Pat Purcell Papers

'Charge of Assault'
By kind permission of Michael Purcell

County of Carlow to witt...



Examination of John Walsh, Servant to Henry Bunbury Esq of Bunbury Lodge in said County. taken before me John Bennet, Esq., one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace in said County -----

Who being duly Sworn on the Holy Evangelists and Examined Saith, that, on the Morning of Wednesday the 15th of May instant, about The Hours of Nine or Ten o'clock as examinant went down with his said Master's Cattle to part of the Lands of Russelstown in said County Examinant went into the House of the Widow Cullen in the Deer Park  (being part of the lands of Russelstown aforesaid) he was violently assaulted by Anne Lacey late a Servant of the said Henry Bunbury who without speaking a word to Examt. threw a Large Sauce Pan with long handle at him, and Swore vehemently that She would have the Old Thief's Life, and the said Anne Lacey said in the presence of several men then in the House that Examt's whole Tune was Croppy lie down in about the House alluding to Bunbury Lodge ---- and further Examt. saith not ----

Sworn before me this 17th Day of May 1816

John Bennet

John X Walsh
Being first truly read to him
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