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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Pat Purcell  Papers

19c. Carlow Events

By kind permission of Michael Purcell  12/2009

Peace Police at work ~~

Carlow 22nd Day of February 1801

William Straham of the town of Carlow, Cabinet Maker on the 22nd Day of February in the 46th Year of The Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so-forth at Carlow did assault Pierce Brerton, a Sub-Constable, by order of James Butler, Esquire, Sovereign of the town of Carlow pursuant to Act of Parliament, in due Execution of his duty and forcibly unlawfully did take and rescue one pig which he seized and had in his custody as being a Public Nuisance.


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

Transcribed by Jean Casey, 2010

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