ANNE DOHERTY, Damage to Property > arson, 22nd October 1877.

Reference Number: t18771022-762
Offence: Damage to Property > arson
Verdict: Not Guilty > unknown
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762. ANNE DOHERTY (33) , Feloniously attempting to set fire to a house, and thereby to kill and murder Patrick Doherty, other counts for setting fire to the dwelling-house of Patrick Doherty, he being therein.

MR. A. B. KELLY conducted the Prosecution; and MR. AUSTIN METCALFE the Defence.

MR. KELLY stated that the prosecutor being the prisoner's husband, he could only be a witness against her upon the first count, and as the evidence was not sufficient to sustain that count he withdrew from the prosecution.


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