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- Fraim, a preacher, and one of Cromwells settlers, owned Creeves. His only congregation were the Morrisons, who were herds.
Frain had an only daughter who married Rodgers, a piper and gentleman, of Rathoen near Killala. They had a son named George who was a great duelist. No one but Walter Burke of Carrowkeel, near Lahardane could compare with him. Burke was challenged by an English Colonel of the Curragh and Rodgers was to be his second.
Rodger's mother got the letter asking her son to be the second and she didn't wish him to go, so she didn't tell him until he was going to bed the night before the duel. He and his boy mounted two horses and were on the Curragh at 10 oc the following morning.
Burke hadn't arrived and the Colonel(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.