Transcribed by Audrey Henderson, June, 2014
Quebec City Archives
Themis Database of Court Records
July 1, 1852
Dated the 1st day of July 1852
In the case of Michael Farrell
For Assault and Battery
14 & 15 Vict. cap. 95 ( I 1&2)
Province of Canada,
District of Quebec
CITY OF QUEBEC
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the first day of July in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty two at the said City of Quebec, in the said District, John McLaughlin and John Bowles, of Valcartier, farmers, is convicted before the undersigned, one of Her Majesty’s Justices of the Peace for the said District, for that they the said John McLaughlin and John Bowles, did on the twentieth day of June last past, at the place called Valcartier, in this District, violently assault, strike and beat one Michael Farrell of the Parish of Ste Catherine de Fossambault, farmer; without provocation or cause and against the form of the Statue in such case made and provided.
AND I adjudge the said John McLaughlin and John Bowles for their said offence to forfeit and pay the sum of fifteen shillings to be paid and applied according to law, and also to pay to the said Michael Farrell, the sum of four pounds ten shillings and eight pence for his costs in this behalf; and if the said several sums be not paid forthwith I adjudge the said John McLaughlin and John Bowles to be imprisoned in the House of Correction at the said City of Quebec, in the said District, for the space of twelve days unless the said several sums and all costs and charges of Commitment and of convoying the said John McLaughlin and john Bowles to the said house of Conviction shall be sooner paid.
GIVEN under my Hand and Seal, the day and year first above mentioned, at the said City of Quebec, in the District aforesaid.
Signed: J. Maquire J.P.