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“She went down with a scythe” – Loughrea -1843

Southern Australian 30th June 1843 p.4

Photo: Richard New Forest Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Richard New Forest
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On 13th ult. a party of six attacked and hurt a man named H___,
at Loughrea, in the night. Their object was supposed to be the abduction of his daughter, but she went down with a scythe, which she used so effectually that the ruffians were put to flight.