Excerpt from Ireland Before the Union: With Revelation From the Unpublished Diary of Lord Clonmell, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench, 1774-1798It will be observed that in part of the present work have once more raised the troubled spirit of theMoreExcerpt from Ireland Before the Union: With Revelation From the Unpublished Diary of Lord Clonmell, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench, 1774-1798It will be observed that in part of the present work have once more raised the troubled spirit of the Sham Squire. In dealing with the hitherto undivulged incidents of his life, I yield to the suggestion of some of my critics who expressed a wish that I should give them the result of further Explorations in the same dark region.
These investigations are, I think, quite as curious as any which have preceded. I have renewed acquaintance with the Squire, not, it is obvious, from any dearth of materials, for the Cullen MSS. alone occupy fifteen hundred folios. The latter papers, descriptive of curious episodes in the Rebellion, gathered from oral sources by the late Luke Cullen, a Carmelite monk, have been unconditionally placed at my disposal by the respected Prior of Mount St.
Joseph, Clondalkin- but, for reasons elsewhere stated, I have scantily consulted them.Appended to this volume is a portfolio of broadsides, papers, official records, traditionary memoranda, and even dying depositions, for the fuller and more authentic illustration of a previous narrative, which has enjoyed an extraordinary amount of public favour.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.
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