Londonderry Journal; Friday, August 1, 1777

Capt. Parkinson, captain of the American privateer Polly, was born in Londonderry; his crew is mostly French.

Married: Lord St. Lawrence, eldest son of the Earl of Howth, to Lady Margaret Birmingham.

Died: The Earl of Ichiquin; Arch. Hamilton, fellow of the College of Physicians.

Married: William Glen, merchant, to Miss Hope, milliner, both of this city.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, August 12, 1777

Chevalier Jaques Bartheme de Lamote, convert to the Protestant church, parish church of Finglass.

Died: James Fisher, formerly an innkeeper of this city; the wife of John Cairns, publican.

The late Neal Campbell's interest in the house and adjoining concern, where George Campbell, baker, now dwells, near Bishop's gate, to be sold.

Francis M'Collum, Pat M'Carren, and Daniel Boyle, accused in the murder of Robert M'Cormick at the Old Town of Letterkenny, will surrender themselves to the sheriff of Co. Donegal.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, August 19, 1777

Capt. Cleland of the Sally was killed by a broadside from a privateer.

Died: At Letterkenny, Henry Gamble, formerly of this city.

Debts owed to the late Robert Ramsay of Lisnenan, Co. Donegal, are to be paid to John Ramsay of Londonderry or James King, Trimra near Letterkenny.

Deserted from the 3rd Horse or Carbineers on July 16: James Dougherty, age 18, born at Drumquin, Co. Tyrone, former schoolmaster at Letterkenny and Robert M'Kim, age 20, born near Letterkenny, labourer; they had been enlisted at Derry by Lt. Daniel.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, August 22, 1777

Married: Col. Sandford to Lady Rachel M'Donnel, sister of the Earl of Antrim; Chevalier Betheme de la Mothe, of France, to Miss Flood of Co. Kilkenny.

Died: Maj. Richard Temple; James Pettigrew, age 89, formerly a linen merchant; in Castle st., John Armstrong, ribbon weaver.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, August 26, 1777

Died: Alexander Galbraith, of burns received while endeavouring to extinguish the fire in his house.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, August 29, 1777

Married: yesterday, William Hope, merchant, to Widow Moore of Butcher st.; Sam Tagert, merchant, Strabane, to Miss Armstrong of Magwire's bridge.

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