Letter from Col. Daniel Axtell

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1652-02-09
Identifier: 812275r227


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Carlow & Killkenny
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 275r

My Lord
I haue send your lordshipp the inclossed examinations against Mr Edw Butler secound son to the late lord MountGarrott, and I shall only <A> giue your lordshipp my Knowledge concerninge him, when I had reciued orders from the lord of parliament to aprehend all such perssons in these parts that had bin guilty of sheedinge the English inoscent blood in the first yeare of the rebellion, I send a party in the night to Cease the said Butler, but he was not at hombe, and he hearinge that that thaire was a Cesuer of blood Guilty persons: he fleed into the boggs and fastnesses (out of the parliaments quarters) for his safty and thaire contineued, vntill he was goeing (in a disguise habitt) to Spaine, with some Irish officers and prouidenially taken betwixt Thomas towne and Waterford, by some souldiers (that (knew him) of Captain ffrankes Troope, I shall not ad, but remayne
My Lord
your Lordshipp humbl sernt
D: Axtell
9 ffebb 1652

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fol. 276r

fol. 276v

For the lord
president of the high
Court of Justis in

From Coll: Dainell
Axtell Gouernor of
Kilkenny dated the
9th rec the 10th of feb:
1652 at 9: o Clocke

Examinacion of
Murders in & neare

Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edw Butler, * MountGarrott, D: Axtell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Mentioned, Mentioned