Whereas, on the Evening of Sunday, the 3d inst, several Men entered the Yard of the Royal Canal Company, at the Broadstone, and, with sledges (with which they came prepared), did break Ten Casks of Porter, which had been left there the previous evening, to be forwarded by the Canal.
Now, We, the undersigned, being desirous of bringing to punishment the persons who committed this outrage, and also those parties who, from mercenary motives, are supposed to have instigated them to the act, do hereby offer a Reward of
to any person who shall, within Three Months, prosecute to conviction the persons who committed said act, or those who may have instigated them to its commission.
ARTHUR GUINNESS, SONS, & Co
James’s-gate Brewery, Dublin, Sept 8 1837
The Court of Directors of the Royal Canal do hereby offer a further Reward of
for the Conviction of the Persons guilty of the foregoing Outrage.
By order, Samuel Draper, Secretary
Royal Canal House, 8th Sept, 1837
Freeman’s Journal 9 September 1837. From the British Newspaper Archive run by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited, in partnership with the British Library.