Freemanís Journal, 01 April 1780
Freemanís Journal, 04 December 1783
Dundalk, 28th Nov. 1783.
Freemanís Journal, 25 September 1784
Resolved, That this Corps did first associate and take arms in the defence of, and for the protection of our Country, Liberty and Laws, against all Enemies, Foreign and Domestic.
Resolved, That we consider our invaluable Constitution, as framed by the wisdom of our Ancestors, every way calculated to make a free and industrious people happy.
Resolved, That as loyalty to our Sovereign, and an inviolable attachment to our Country and Constitution, is the true characteristic of Patriots and Soldiers, so we are determined to defend both at the hazard of our lives; and that we will at all times readily put ourselves under the command of the Civil Magistrate to enforce due obedience to the laws, and for the maintenance of peace and good order.
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to his Grace the Lord Lieutenant, expressive of our sentiments on this occasion.
Resolved, That our Colonel, the Earl of Clanbrassil, be requested, to present said address.
Resolved, That the above Resolution and Address be published in the Dublin Evening Post, and Freemanís Journal.
To his Grace, CHARLES, Duke of RUTLAND, Lord Lieutenant General and General Governor of Ireland.
May it please your Grace,
WE his Majestyís most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Officers and private Volunteers of the Dundalk Corps of Light Infantry, impressed with the highest sense of loyalty and affection to our Sovereign, and an inviolable attachment to our Country and Constitution, humbly beg leave to address your Grace, and to assure you of our steady adherence to this principle.
We behold with extreme concern the late tumults and violence committed in the Capital Ė we doubt not the wisdom of Government finding means to rectify those abuses Ė and we humbly beg leave to assure your Grace, that we shall be found at all times ready to assist the Civil Magistrate in the execution of his duty, for the maintenance of peace, and good order.
Dundalk, Sept. 12, 1784 R. BROWNE, Captain
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