Enniskillen Chronicle & Erne Packet
February 5, 1824
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
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The Address will be moved in the House of Commons by Rowland Hill, Esq., one of the Members for the County of Salop, and seconded by James Daly, Esq., one of the Members for the County of Galway.
All the Surveyors of Excise in Ireland have received orders to make returns to the Board, of the age, length of service, conduct, and fitness for present duty, of the different Guagers, and other Officers of that Department, in their respective Districts.
William Wynne, Esq. President of the Court of Appeals, has been appointed to the situation of Commissioner of Law Inquiry, vacant by the resignation of John Dogherty, Esq.--Mr. Wynne is brother to Owen Wynne, Esq. Member of Parliament for the town of Sligo.
Freemasonry.--The Grand Lodge of Ireland are about to petition Parliament for the repeal or qualification of the enactment which prevents the meeting of Masons in Masonic Lodges.
Henry Hamilton, Esq., now residing in Rome, has presented to the Dublin Royal Society, a case from a model lately taken from the Apollo of Belvedere. Mr. Hamilton also acquaints the Society, that an opportunity is now offered for obtaining a very fine collection of Casts for their new Drawing School, at a reasonable rate.
| Lord Corry, one of our County
Representatives, left Castlecoole last week for London to attend his
duties in Parliament.
The Office of the Receiver-General in the different Revenue departments is to be dispenced with, and all remittances to be made to the Bank of Ireland.
On Tuesday se’nnight, Connolly Skipton, Esq. was unanimously elected an Alderman of this Corporation--and on Friday last, Sir Wm. Williams, K.C.B. was unanimously elected a capital Burgess, in the room of Mr. Skipton. Derry Journal.
On Friday night last, as three men, named Hoey, Geraghty, and Currit, were crossing the channel of our river, at Finisklin, in a small boat, the frail bark, which was overloaded, went down, and the two first named persons were unfortunately drowned--their bodies have not yet been discovered.--Sligo Jour.
Election of a Bishop.--At a General Meeting of the Clergy of the united dioceses of Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, held in the new parish Chapel of St. Joseph, Kinvara, on the 13th instant, the Very Rev. Dr. Edmond French Warden of Galway, was unanimously elected to the vacant See; and the postulation proceeded to Rome for the approbation and confirmation of the Holy See.--Connaught Journal.
Submitted by ajk.
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