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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Pat Purcell Papers

"Violent Assault"
By kind permission of Michael Purcell

22nd Day of November 1807. At 5oc in the Afternoon, George Marshall of Roscat, Carlow, Farmer and John Murphy of Leighlinbridge, Carpenter, entered the House of David Byrne's Mother-in-law where he then was, and without any provocation whatsoever, violently assaulted David Byrne and forced him into the Street, where he was rescued from them by the neighbour's and got into the House again, David Byrne further saith that Marshall remained a long time outside the Door, calling him several opprobrious names, threatening and challenging him to come out ~~~

 Sworn before a Magistrate.

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.
Transcribed and Submitted by Pat. O' Reagan,
Pg 37 Pg 38 Pg 39
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