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Sbr ye 2d. [‘No entry for the 1st.’] The Comnsof array and gentlemen of ye county mett att Ardee, appointed offi cers and men for ye militia, and comtted several Papists for not bringing theyr armes according to ye Proclamation.
Ye 3d. This day ye Comns of array mett againe at Gernonstowne and settled ye price of ye armes and signed warrants for ye apprehending severall Papists.
[‘No entry for the 4th.’]
Ye 5th. This day ye Comrs of array mett att Dunleere and disposed of severall horses which were taken upp from Papists. About 3 this afternoon ye King tooke shipping att Duncannon fort for England.
[‘No entry for the 6th.’]
Ye 7th. Much raine fallen this weeke past. Randall Moore dyed this morning.
Ye 8th. I loaded my hay for Drogheda.
Ye 9th. We buryd Randall Moore, att Drogheda, in ye tomb.
Ye 10th. High wind and raine. I return’d from Drogheda.
Ye 11th. Much raine. My troop mett, but ill arm’d and mounted. They show great zeal for ye service. I divided ye horses.
Ye 12th. Some raine. A party of soldiers under ye command of one Ensigne Jeff, of Coll Brewers Regiment, pressed all ye horses on our road. I sent a party after them, who brought them back, but upon theyr submission dismissd them.
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