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From: "Cathy Joynt Labath" <>
Subject: !! Freeman Journal; Oct 11, 1763
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 09:18:32 -0600

Freeman Journal
Dublin, Ireland
October 11, 1763

We hear that the Manufacture of Damask Table Linnen formerly carried on by
Mr. Gilbert Austin in Drogheda, is now carried on in the most extensive Manner
by his Son, Mr Samuel Austin; and that there are considerable Quantities of
several Sorts of superfine and other Damask Table Linnen, finished by him in the
most elegant Manner for Sale; now in the Hands of Mr Hugh Henry Merchant in
Last Week died on the North Strand, Miss Margaret Duff, Daughter of Mr.
Michael Duff.
6th. The general Quarter Sessions for the County of Dublin began at
Kilmainham, and adjourned again to Thursday the 26th inst.
8th. The Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, attended by the City Officers, seized a
considerable Quantity of Provisions of different Kinds in the several Markets;
pat of which being unfit for Use, he caused to be burned on Ormond-Quay, and the
Remainder distributed to confined Debtors and other indigent Persons.
At Night a Stack of Chimnies, belonging to an old House in Kevan-Street,
was blown down, and forcing thro' the Roof beat down the Floors, and endangered
the Lives of some poor People that were Inhabitants.
Last Friday Night, died at her Mother's in Britain-Street, Miss Elizabeth
Renouard, eldest Daughter of the late Colonel Renouard, a valiant Commander and
a virtuous man.
Yesterday being Quarter Day of the Guild of Merchants, an Election was made
at Guildhall for a Common Council Man, for said Corporation, in the Room of
William Bryan, Esq; one of our present Sheriffs, when at the Close of the Poll,
the Ballot stood thus:
For James Jones, 131
Mr. Sewell Gray, 70
Mr. James Hodson, 40
Mr. James Every, who had declined standing as a Candidate, 61

Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News

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