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oys to the place above-mentioned. We can well spare them; and who knows that it may be the means of making them Englishmen — I mean, rather, Christians. As for the girls, I suppose you will make provisions of clothes and other accommodations for them." Upon this, Thurloe informs Henry Cromwell that the Council have voted four thousand girls, and as many boys, to go to Jamaica." Every-Catholic priest found in Ireland was hanged, and five pounds paid to the informer. "About the year 1652, and 1653," says Colonel Lawrence in his Interests of Ireland, "the plague and famine had so swept away whole counties that a man might travel twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, either man, or beast, or bird,--they being all dead, or had quitted those desolated regions. Our soldiers would tell stories of the places where they saw smoke — it was so rare to see either smoke by day, or fire or candle by night." In this manner did the Irish live and die under Cromwell, sufferi