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Pat Purcell  Papers

Not Guilty ~ 1841

By kind permission of Michael Purcell  12/2009

Carlow 1841

The Jurors of our Lady the Queen, upon their Oath, present that Martha Grogan alias Martha Holmes of Carlow, Dealer, in the twelfth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, at Carlow  -- four Gowns, one Petticoat, two pair of Stockings, one Shawl, one Bonnet and one Cloak to the value of ten shillings -- of the goods and Chattles of a certain person unknown there being found , feloniously then and there did steal, take and carry away, against the Peace of our said Lady the Queen, her Crown and Dignity. ~~~~~~~~~~~

No Bill for Self and Fellows, Martha Grogan alias Martha Holmes is not Guilty of this act. This Case should not have been Sworn by any Magistrate of standing in Carlow. The Peace of our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria , her Crown and Dignity has not been assaulted by Evil behaviour from said Martha Grogan alias Martha Holmes. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

(signed) Arthur FitzMaurice.

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

Transcribed by Jean Casey, 2010

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