Transcribed by Audrey Henderson, 2014
Quebec City Archives
Themis Database of Court Records
October 26, 1852
Piece #34000 – 34002
(This is in regards to a case brought by Elizabeth Abraham, wife of Patrick Liddy, of Valcartier, against Robert Kerr, carpenter of Valcartier for assault.)
Dated the 26th day of October 1852
Warrant to apprehend Robert Kerr of Valcartier
Witness in the case against Kerr
Both of Valcartier
Received 27th November 1852
Province of Canada, District of Quebec
To all and any of the constables or other peace officers in the said district of Quebec
Whereas Robert Kerr, carpenter of Valcartier in the said District of Quebec, hath this day being charged upon oath before me the undersigned one of Her Majesty’s Justices of the Peace, in and for the said District of Quebec for that he Robert Kerr on the 25th day of October instant, at Quebec, abused and put up his fist over the deponent’s head to strike her and were it not for John Abraham, who prevented the blow, the said deponent would have been dealt with very severely by the said Kerr, who threatened to take revenge of the deponent, and that he is not done with the deponent, and that he will leave her a poor woman yet. This are therefore to command you in Her Majesty’s name, forthwith to apprehend the said Robert Kerr, and bring him before me or some other of Her Majesty’s Justices of the Peace in and for the said District to answer unto the said charge, and to be further dealt with according to Law.
Given under my hand and seal this 26th day of October in the year of Our Lord 1852 and at Valcartier in the District of Quebec.
Signed: A.J. Wolff, J.P.