Select Committee on Kinsale Election Petition: minutes of evidence
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ON THE KINSALE ELECTION PETITION. 219 notice in writing thereof, and of such place of meeting as aforesaid, shall be left for me at the dwelling-house of Josias Dunn Walton, solicitor, Long Quay, Kinsale; and in case you refuse or neglect to comply herewith, and that the votes of said electors or any of them shall be thereby lost or rendered worthless at said election, the said several persons will take such proceedings against you as they shall be advised, either for loss of franchise or otherwise, as counsel may direct, on which proceedings this notice will be used in evidence. Dated this 3d day of August 1847. To the Commissioners of the Town of Kinsale, appointed -* by virtue of the aforesaid Act of 9 Geo. 4, c. 82, to | George Betson, their Clerk, and to John Burke, Col-( lector of Municipal Cess for said Town and Borough. J Michael Gamble, Solicitor. Sir, No. 3. We, the undersigned, who are liable to or are in possession of dwelling-houses or teneÂ¬ ments in the borough of Kinsale which are chargeable with the payment of municipal cesses assessed and applotted on said borough, pursuant to the provisions of the 9 Geo. 4, cap. 82, or grand jury cesses, do hereby authorize and request you to act as our solicitor and agent in taking such measures as you may deem expedient on our behalf for the purpose of ascertaining what (if any) amounts of said respective cesses are now payable by us reÂ¬ spectively or chargeable upon the several dwelling-houses and tenements aforesaid out of which we have respectively registered, and are qualified to vote on the election of a Member to serve in Parliament for said borough; and for such purpose on our behalf to serve such notice, call upon such parties, require the production of such books and documents, and do such acts generally as you may think necessary, in order that the several sums of said respective cesses (if any) remaining due by us or payable out of said dwelling-houses' and tenements respectively may be paid and discharged previous to the approaching election for a Member of Parliament for said borough, and we further authorize and request you as such our solicitor and agent, and on our behalf, to tender and pay for each of us respectively the several amounts of said respective cesses (if any) so remaining due, in order that all objections to the validity of our votes at said election as registered electors for said borough on the ground of municipal or grand jury cesses being unpaid may be removed. Dated at Kinsale, the 31st day of July 1847. Jos. B. Ryder. Edward Jago, m.d. Joss Dunn Walton. Mich1 Bateman. David King. Wm Good,junr. Joseph Alcock. Geo. Southwick. John Wheeler. John E. Morehead. Meade Orr, John W. Barten: Timothy Crerner. John Browne. Alexander Black. Mich1 Foye. John R. Williams. Daniel O'Reily. Richard G. Meredyth. S. F. Stewart. Simon Holmes. Benjn Ford. Bartholomew Murphy. David Kirby. Tho5 Lane. To Michael Gamble, Solicitor. Henry S. K. Nason. Robert Brideret. William Taylor. John Good. S. J. Fussell. William Bagley. John Lambert. Edwd B. Dorman. Edward Barry. Thos Barry. Joseph Hosford. Francis Leahy. Julius H. Stirke. John H.Trooling. John L. Newman. Michael Penny. F. Sweeney. Cuthbert Chambers. Richd Bagley. William Dixa. John O'Brien. Geo. Williams, (witness, M, William Bowes, his x mark, James Mahony, Patrick Brennan. John S. Bird. James Black. David Sisk. William Good. Guis Bagley. Richard Alcock. Harris Fudger. Stephen Browne. Robert Driscoll. William Cartwright. William R. Meade. B. B. Smith. William Lewis. James Cartwright. George Newman. R. C. Pratt. Adam M'Carthy. George Dunn, Thos Malone. John Coveney. Robert Black. Bateman.) Patrick Bohanes. William Pratt, m.b. 138. FF No. 4.