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Pat Purcell  Papers

Goat stolen ~ 1848

By kind permission of Michael Purcell  12/2009

Goat stolen ~ 1848

21st March 1848. from the PPP.

The Information of Robert Hart of Viewmount Parish of Clonmore Barony of Rathvilly in the County of Carlow.

Sworn before Bartholomew Warburton and Thomas R. Hardy, Esquire, Two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace.

Robert Hart being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists, saith The on Monday the 13th March 1848 I was in George Kelly's field of Ballyduff and I cutting bushes and I saw Catherine Ryan and James Ryan come and unloose a Black and White Goat without Horns from a White Goat and they took it away with them.

I saw this Goat on Edward Ryan's land with his daughter some time before this.

(signed) Robert Hart.


Edward Ryan of Davis's Hill who being duly Sworn on the Holy Evangelists deposeth that on Monday the 13th March 1848 when I was going into my dinner I saw my two Goats on George Kelly's land at Ballyduff and in about an hour afterwards I missed one of them, A Black and White Goat without Horns she had been Serviced to another White Goat, the Goat Stolen was Valued for about ten shillings.

(signed) Edward Ryan. Each Bound to Our Lady the Queen.
(signed) Bartholomew Warburton, Thomas R. Hardy.

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.

Transcribed by Jean Casey, 2010

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