Peu's Occurrences
Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Feb 10, 1758

Two Tall Thieves

In the Night of the 9th Day of February, the Shop of John SKERRETT of Tuam
was broke open and robbed. Two Fellows, one Michael BURKE, a Joyner, and the
other John WILLIAMS, a Coach Harness maker, fled and are suspected for the
same. Said BURKE is of a  smooth Tallow colour'd Complexion, well made and
very wicked, about 5 feet 9 inches high. WILLIAMS, a sanguine Black
Complexion, about 5 feet 11 inches high, Speaks fast, with much assurance.
The first & 'tis believed the last defected out of the Army.

Feb 14, 1758

A Short Man From Roscommon

Whereas Connor LONICON hath run away from the Service of Mr Owen McDERMOTT
of Ballyglass in the County of Roscommon, and felonioussly carried with him
a Blue Worsted Shagg Frock Coat, with Silver Buttons.  In Justice to the
Publick, and to punish the Offender, I will give a Guinea Reward to any
Person who apprehends him. This Fugitive was bred in the Manor of Coothall
in the County of Roscommon, and is a squat fellow, Talks bad English,
appears about 30 years old, with a remarkable malevolent Cloud in his
Forehead. Feb 10, Owen McDERMOTT.

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