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GEORGE I.
11th to 12th Year.
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9 APRIL 1725.
(25 March.)
9 April. For apprehending the persons who have
stolen several silver dishes from his Majesty's palaces of
St. James, Kensington, and Windsor. ;^30 reward.
10 April. By the Lord Lieutenant of Lreland. For dis¬
covering and apprehending the persons who robbed,
tortured and murdered Edward Johnson, Quaker, of
Carroe, King's County, by heating a griddle and placing
him thereon, heaping hot coals upon him, and burning
him with a hot iron on the palms of his hands.
B.M., R.O., Dublin.
26 April. By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Brief for
loss by fire in favour of Thomas Kelly, Maltster.
31 May. His Majesty's Speech proroguing Parliament
to the 1st July.
1 June. By the Privy Council. Appointing Lords
Justices to administer the government during his
Majesty's absence.
Note.—4 June. The King left England for Hanover.
22 June. By the Privy Council. Parliament further
prorogued from the ist July to the 12th August.
28 June. By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. To prevent
officers absenting themselves from quarters without
special licence.
R.O., Dublin.
20 July. By the Privy Council. Requiring William
Gates, Richard Gibbs, and others, to surrender them¬
selves within forty days, to answer the charge of
unlawfully hunting deer and shooting at three keepers.
20 July. By the Lord Lietitenant of Ireland. The Irish
Parliament further prorogued from the 6th August to
the 7th September.
12th Year.
(i August.)
5 August. By the Privy Council. Parliament further
prorogued from the 12th August to the 30th September.
21 September. By the Lord Lietctenant of Ireland. His
Speech to both Houses of the Irish Parliament.
23 September. By the Privy Council. Parliament
further prorogued from the 30th September to the nth
November.
29 October. For apprehending the persons who wilfully
damaged a number of trees at East Hampstead, Berks.
^40 reward.
29 October. For apprehending the persons who mali¬
ciously emptied a fish pond at Chislehurst, and stole the
fish. ;^i5 reward.
3 November. By the Lord Lieutenant and Council of
Ireland. For discovering the author of a malicious libel
called "Wisdom's defeat."
B.M., R.O., Dublin.
4 November. By the Privy Council. Parliament further
prorogued from the i ith November to the i6th December.
9 December. By the Lords Justices of England. Parlia¬
ment further prorogued from the i6th December to the
20th January, and then to assemble.
24 DECEMBER 1725.
24 December. By the Lord Lieutenant and Council of
Ireland. For apprehending R. Morgan, W. Walsh and
others for forcibly carrying away Susannah Johnson.
B.M., R.O., Dublin.
[....] Z?y the \Irish\ House of Lords. Address
to the King against W. Wood's patent. [A reprint
of the address of the 12th December, 1723.]
[....] By the [Irish] House of Lords. Address
to the King thanking him for having put an end to
W. Wood's patent. With the King's Answer.
[ . . . .] By Philopatris. Remarks upon the
speech of the advocate for the Jesuits of Thorn, delivered
from the assessorial tribunal of the Great Chancellor of
Poland. Demanding sentence against the Protestants of
that city.
[....] The Second letter of King George to
the King of Poland concerning the bloody execution of
the Protestants of Thorn. With the King of Poland's
Answer.
[....] The last Will and Testament of the late
[Pretender] King James. With his advice to the
pretended Prince of Wales.
1725-26.
(i January.)
Note.^\ January. The King returned from Hanover.
9 January. By the Privy Council. For the apprehen¬
sion of Richard Martin and others for felony.
13 January. By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. For
apprehending the persons who forcibly carried away
Jane Davis.
R.O., Dublin.
20 January. His Majesty's Speech at the opening of
the new session of Parliament.
22 January. By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. For
giving currency to the new gold coin of Portugal.
R.O., Dublin.
29 January. By the Privy Council. Requiring Richard
Martin, J. Collins, junr., and T. Taylor to surrender
themselves within forty days, to answer the charge of
setting fire to six stacks of wood at Hambledon.
7 February. For apprehending the persons who mur¬
dered Jacob Atkinson at Hackney. ;^50 reward.
12 February. For apprehending any person guilty of
murdering Thomas Ball, or being concerned in any
murder or robbery in the streets of London and West¬
minster. ;^ioo reward.
B.M.
26 February. By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. For
apprehending the persons who insulted the officers of his
Majesty's Revenue in the execution of their duty, in
several parts of co. Kerry.
R.O., Dublin.
[.,..] By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Against Tories, robbers, etc.
R.O., Dublin.
3 March. By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. His
Speech proroguing the Irish Parliament to the 14th April.

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