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Pat Purcell  Papers
Stolen Turf 1831

By kind permission of Michael Purcell  12/2009

Stolen Turf

5th January 1831.

The Information of Michael Harris of Ballon in the Parish of Ballon, Barony of Forth. Servant.

Swears on the Holy Evangelists that on the night of 25th December 1830 he was called by his Mistress Mrs Thomas Nowlan of the town of Ballon to go to her turf house. Informant obeyed her command and repaired to the said turf house and discovered Sarah Abbott of the town of Ballon with a load of turf, the property of informant's Master named Thomas Nowlan of the town of Ballon and obliged said Sarah Abbott, to leave said turf in the house of said Thomas Nowlan.

Sworn before us;

(signed) Michael Harris before Justice of The Peace; --?....... Dillon, John Watson, A.B. Feltus.

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

Transcribed by Jean Casey, 2010

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