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Pat Purcell Papers


Warrant 1796

By kind permission of Michael Purcell

Trust, Confidence, Courage, Loyalty, Carlow 1796.,

From P.P.P. files

The

LORD LIEUTENANT GENERAL

and General Governor of Ireland.

HIS MAJESTY'S Castle of Dublin.

Warrant:

Having the TRUST and CONFIDENCE in the COURAGE and LOYALTY of Benjamin

Bunbury Esquire at Carlow.

Whereas His Majesty has been Graciously Pleased by His Warrant under His

Royal Sign Manual, bearing Date at His Court at Saint Jame's, on the 20th

Day of September 1796, to give to Us full Power and Authority to Issue

Commissions in His Name to such PERSONS as We shall deem Expedient for His

Majesty's Service, for levying Armed Corps within His Kingdom, for the

PRESERVATION of the PUBLIC PEACE,

and to

QUELL INSURRECTION and RESIST INVASION:

NOW We deeming it Expedient for the Purposes aforesaid for the Aforesaid

Benjamin Bunbury Esquire to raise an Armed Corps in the County of Carlow to

be called the Carlow Militia by Virture of the Said Authority, in His

Majesty's Name,

George King of Great Britain and King of Ireland & so forth.

Source: Michael Purcell <carlowmike@gmail.com>

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


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