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1865, George Jaffray - Unfit For Publication
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The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 13 Apr 1865 1

WATER POLICE COURT.
WEDNESDAY.

BEFORE the Water police magistrate, with Mr B Burdekin and Mr T Dangar.
...
    George Jaffray was charged with attempting to commit an unnatural offence with a goat. James Meach, a private watchman, heard the cries of a goat coming from buildings in the course of construction in New Pitt- street, and there found prisoner in such a position as to justify suspicions, which were strengthened by the appearance of his dress, when he ran away. He was committed for trial at the Quarter Sessions.

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Empire, Thu 20 Apr 1865 2

SYDNEY GENERAL SESSIONS.
WEDNESDAY.
(Before Mr District Judge Cheeke.)

WJ Foster, Esq, Crown Prosecutor, conducted the following cases:—
...
    George Jaffray was charged with attempting to commit an unnatural offence on a goat, the details of which are unfit for publication. The jury retired for quarter of an hour and acquitted the prisoner. Discharged.

 


1  The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 13 Apr 1865, p. 8. Emphasis added.

2  Empire, Thu 20 Apr 1865, p. 5.