Police Report of MARY COOPER, 5 August 1826

MARY COOPER, who had been picked up in the streets when drunk and disorderly, was complained of on Tuesday, by her goodman John, for making away with his his [sic] substance, and getting drunk, not once or twice in a month, but as often as she could raise a sufficiency of the ready “rino,” to satisfy her inclination—Sentenced three months to the Factory, 3d class.

See Original: “POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Saturday 5 August 1826, p.3