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Pat Purcell Papers

"Feloniasly broken into!"
By kind permission of Michael Purcell

The Information of Frances Jackson wife of Henry Jackson of Coolmanna, Barony of Rathvilly.

Saith that on the night of the first or morning of the 2nd of April 1821, her husband was away from home, their Dwelling house Situate at Coolmanna was feloniasly broken into and entered by Several men Armed who fired two or more shots, demanded fire arms and money and threatened to destroy property. Said persons then proceeded to plunder said house of Various Articles consisting of Silver Spoons - some ...?..., a pair of small clothes. Waistcoat, Shirts , Stocking and other Articles. Said Frances is unacquainted with the names of said persons but has heard and believes that amongst said persons was James Coogan, J. J. Lawler, Peter Doyle of Coolmanna and John Reynolds of Killahash (?.)

(signed) Frances X Jackson
The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.
This document was transcribed by Pat O' Reagan

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