– For a week or two back, Lucanites have been greatly excited over the numerous incendiary fires and other outrages, already reported by us. It seems that Greir, a watchman appointed with another to watch the property the night after the Stanley fire was fired at and shot in the leg. Berry’s barber shop was entered on the night of the 12th last, and everything in the shape of furniture, looking glasses &c., was completely demolished. A Vigilance Committee is talked of.

Source: Unknown, "Reign of Terror in Lucan," London free Press, May 18, 1877.

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