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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Pat Purcell Papers

Francis R. Malcomson, Esq.

of Kilgraney. 1846

By kind permission of Michael Purcell

Names: Malcomson, Todd, Adine, Kirwan, Gihain ,Hogan & Foley

The Information of Francis R. Malcomson, Esq. of Kilgraney in the parish of Lorum, Barony of Idrone East, Carlow.

Sworn and examined Francis R. Malcomson Saith that he was present at the Petty Sessions at Bagenalstown on the 28th day of December 1846 and heard the evidence given by Richard Todd of Ballinkillen, Carlow in the case against Mary Adine (Adair ?), Mary Kirwan, Thomas Gihain, Dan Hogan and Dan Foley for stealing turnips from off the lands of   - ? - in Carlow on the 24th day of December 1846. Mr Malcomson states that Richard Todd had told him repeatedly that he could identify the persons named for the said offence of stealing turnips, which duty he failed to do on the day of the court hearing.

Mr Malcomson further swears that the evidence given by Richard Todd was false and that Richard Todd wilfully and knowingly committed corrupt perjury in the evidence so given.

(signed) Francis R.Malcomson.

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

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