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ANOTHER FENIAN SENTENCED T( DEATH. Sentence of death has been passed on Cap M'Cafferty. The prisoner addressed the court, protested against the injustice of the sentence, on th. ground that guilt had been brought home to him on evidence of a perjured witness. He denied that t, independent witnesses had been produced to prove t1 overt act of treason alleged against him. He did no deny that he sympathised with the Irish people, an claimed that he had a right, as an American, to sympa- thise with the Irish or any other people who might please to revolt against a form of government by which they were tyrannically treated. Englishmen sympathised with both parties in- the late American war; but who ever heard of an Englishman being arrested and prosl- cuted by the United States Government for taking ir arms for the Confederate States ? If he were free to- morrow, and the Irish people were to take the field for I I maepenaence, bis sympathies would be with them and he would join them if they had any hope of winning that independence whilst he would not give his sanction to any useless effusion of blood. He found nc fault with the judge' or jury. He would go to his grave asagentlemanand a Christian. Thoughhe regretted that he should be cut off at this stage of his life, still bl' recollected that many noble and generous Irishmen on behalf of their native land. Mr. Justice Fitzgerald having sentenced him to be executed on Wednesday, June 12, the prisoner requested that after the sentence had been carried out his remains should be handed over to his solicitor, to be interred in consecrated ground. He then thanked his counsel and attorney and retired. Two men, named Mooney and Smith, were then tried and found guilty under the Whiteboy Act, for appearing in arms at Tallaght. ° T—O-

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