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Mr. TraversA man from St. Andrew's in Dublin who is the local Protestant minister. He investigates James Day's sudden decision to join the Roman Catholic religion after visiting his uncle, Patrick Dawson, and reveals the fabrication of James Day's encounter with the Devil. Mr. Travers receives James Day's confession in writing.(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.()