Freeman's Journal
13 April 1793

'This day, the judges sat here pursuant to adjournment, and proceeded to business, when James Napper Tandy was called to take his trial for publishing a libel, signed 'Common Sense', and he not appearing his recognizance was effected, and those of his bail, Mr. Arnold, of Usher's-quay, silk manufacturer, and another person.
Pat Byrne, of Dundalk, Gent, who submitted to the indictment for said libel, has not yet received sentence.
Thomas Kirk, found guilty this day of taking the Defenders oath - is to be transported for seven years.'

Submitted by Brendan


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