Police at work ~~
22nd Day of February 1801
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,