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The Times
London, Middlesex, England

October 3, 1798


Every thing seems perfectly quiet in this neighbourhood. A General Court Martial has been sitting here for many days past, and continues to sit, Colonel NESBITT, President. Some have been hanged, various punishments have been inflicted on others, every man who has been liberated was obliged to enter into recognizances with solvent securities for future good behaviour. A part of the Fifeshire Fencibles is here, who conduct themselves with the utmost propriety.

October 11, 1798


Died, the Right Hon. And Right Rev. Dr. Henry MAXWELL, Lord Bishop of Meath. – His Lordship was consecrated a Bishop in 175?; was brother of the present Earl of FARNHAM and father of Colonel John MAXWELL of the CAVAN Regiment of Militia.

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