Four of these men, lately escaped from Powder-Mill Prison, near the city of Mexico, arrived in this city yesterday. Their names are Michael Slevin, Patrick Doherty, Wm. Thompson and John D. Morgan. Another, named Fitzgerald, had previously escaped from the same prison.
. Daily Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), October 31, 1843.
(Note: The Meir expedition was a failed raid by the Texas militia on the Mexican town of Ciudad Mier in 1842 in the period preceding the Mexican-American War. For more information see this Wikipedia article.