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Ussher, Capt. Wlf-s

A sub-inspector of police, charged with the prevention of distillation of potheen in County Leitrim . He seduced Feemy Macdermot and was killed by her brother Thady.

"He had natural abilities, somewhat above par; was good looking, strongly made, and possessed that kind of courage, which arises more from animal spirits, and from not having yet experienced the evil effects of danger, than from real capabilities of enduring its consequences" - The Macdermots of Ballycloran.