HC Deb 17 November 1902 vol 114 c1103

Mr. SPEAKER in formed the House that he had received the following letter relating to the Imprisonment of a Member:—

Ennis, Co. Clare,

15th November, 1902.


I have the honour to inform you that Mr. William J. Duffy, Member of Parliament for Galway County (South), has been arrested on a Warrant signed by me, and was on yesterday committed by me to H.M. Prison at Galway to be there detained until the 18th inst., when he is to be brought up at Mountbellew Petty Sessions, County Galway, before a Court constituted under The Criminal Law and Procedure (Ireland) Act, 1887, to answer to charges of having at Caltra, in the County of Galway, in August last, taken part in a criminal conspiracy and with having incited to conspiracy.

I have the honour to be,


Your most obedient Servant,


Resident Magistrate.

The Right Hon.

The Speaker,

House of Commons.

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