Tuesday, 4 December 2007

Derrykeighan Tythe Problem, 1758

This is to Give Notice to all the Inhabitants of the Parish of Derrykeehan that will Assist or help to Draw Tythe or Give Place to Stack or any Conveniency thereto they may expect all that they have to be Demolished except John Mc Kinny in Carnaff who has made his Garden for it take Notice of this that he will go Contrary to this Notice given need not Expect that Thomas Harter damning and Singueing his Soul will save them from us
Anthony Burnall
Patrick Flamer
Peter Fire & Sword
James Envy
& Hearthatred
George Hunt you Esqr

County of Antrim.

Whereas an advertisement was posted at Derrykeechan, on or about the third of September instant, a copy whereof is set forth.

WE the Grand Jury of said county, at an assizes held for the same at Carrickfergus, the eleventh of September, 1758, in order to discover and bring to justice the author or authors of said advertisement, do hereby promise a reward of twenty Guineas to the person or persons who shall, within three calendar months, discover and prosecute to conviction, the author or authors of said advertisement. Dated at Carrickfergus, the 14th September, 1758

H Skeffington, Edmond Mc Naghten, H Langford Rowley
Con. Richard Dobbs, Charles Mc Daniel, William Agnew
Roger Moore, John Dunkin, James Leslie
William Higginson, Edward Jones, Hunger Skeffington
Thomas Ludford, Samuel Bristow, Alexander Mc Aulay
Stewart Banks, Andrew Todd, Davys Wilson
Rowley Heyland

[source: Belfast News Letter, 19 September, 1758]

Parish of Loughguile - An 1801 Letter

John Nevin letter from Knoxville, TN, USA in 1804