1824. Custom House Dublin

Custom House, Dublin 6th.May 1824


The Commissioners of Customs having received your letter of the 30th. ultimo transmitting by command of the Lord Lieutenant a memorial of J.O'Neill Esquire of Benowen Castle in the County of Galway complaining of the Officers and crew of His Majesty's ship 'Harlequin' having plundered an oyster bed his property and having fired at his agent and tenants, and signifying His Excellencys desire that they would direct an enquiry to be made into the circumstances and report the results for his information. I have it Sir commanded to return herewith the said memorial and acquaint you for His Excellencys information that His Majesty's ship of war stationed on the Coast of Ireland being under the command of Rear Admiral Lord Colville and beg to suggest that the necessary enquiries be made under his Lordships direction,

I have the honor to be sir, your most obedient servant. C.J. Allen Maclean.

To William Gregory Esq.


Reference: Custom and Excise Admin.Letters. National Archives. Bishop St. Dublin 8.

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