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From: "D. A. Grierson" <>
Subject: JOHN GRIER, gets 10 years for offences, 1861
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 19:00:35 +0000
Sources: (1) The Times, [London] : - September 18th, 1861, Page 11, Column
 Capital Charge Against A Seaman : -
A Court martial was held on board the Victory Flagship on Monday morning at
Portsmouth, to try a seaman named JOHN GRIER, on the (2) two following
charges: (1) September 9th, 1861, [he] struck an officer: (Lieutenant)
ANDREW JAMES KENNEDY (2) Threatening Language towards (Lieutenant) MORGAN
SINGER......[long article], and results: -
The court was cleared, and after about (3) three quarter's of an hour's
deliberation the prisioner was found guilty on both charges, & sentenced to
be kept in penal servitude for 10 years.
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