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Patrick DawsonA man from St. Andrew's in Dublin, who is the uncle of James Day, as well as a Roman Catholic and therefore a papist. Patrick Dawson sends a coach for his nephew, so that James Day might visit him. This is all part of an elaborate plot Patrick Dawson help devise, surrounding a fabricated encounter between James Day and the Devil, intended to help James Day change from the Protestant religion to the Roman Catholic religion. Once the fabrication is revealed, Patrick Dawson is arrested under the orders of Sir Humphrey Jervise, along with his wife. (2)On Wednesday the 19th of June, This Boys Uncle Patrick Dawson a Papist, who lives in Yorkstreet, sent a Coach for him, and had him brought to his House, where he staid some time; however he returned home to his Masters in the evening, and told his Master, that he was resolved to serve him no longer, but to bring himself to his Uncle James Tuit, (a Papist) Woolsted Comber in Thomas Court, and that he would turn Papist, for that he was sure, no one but a Priest could do him any good in that condition, and that Mr. Travers need not trouble himself any more with him, but would tell them nothing of what occasiond this new sudden change in him: As soon as Mr. Travers was informed of this by the Boys Master the next morning, he went to him, and with much ado, prevaild upon him to discover what had happend to him the evening before at his Uncle Dawson and twas as follows.()