Michael Perry

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
16 March 1831


MICHAEL PERRY, an assigned servant, for secreting a small bladder of eau de vie among a quantity of peaches which he handed to his dulcinea, who was stepping into the elongated ordinance piece at the jail, to be conveyed to the Factory, when his sleight of hand tricks were discovered by Mr. NORTON, the under gaoler, who placed him in custody, was ordered to receive 50 lashes.

See Original:DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE: POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Sydney Monitor (NSW: 1828 – 1838), Wednesday 16 March 1831, p. 2