Book Description

AN ACCOUNT OF THE LATE INSURRECTION IN IRELAND in which is laid open, the secret correspondence between the United Irish and the French government, through Lord E. Fitzgerald, Mr. A. O'Connor, J. Quigley, and others. Together with A short History of the principal Battles between the King's Forces and the Insurgents; with Observations on the Confessions of the Chiefs, and on their Connection with certain Societies in Great Britain. Read and then Judge. - This Account is chiefly taken from the Reports of the Secret Committees of the Irish Parliament, and other authentic Papers (1799) The Irish Rebellion of 1798
Dealer Notes
London, printed and sold by J. Evans, No. 41 and 42, Long-Lane, West-Smithfield, J. Hatchard, No. 173, Piccadilly, and all booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers, in town and country - Great Allowance will be made to Shopkeepers and Hawkers Title page undated with no edition stated, published circa 1798-1799 this is a scarce 36 page pamphlet giving and account of the Irish Rebellion of 1798 stab sewn chapbook format, 19.5 cm tall, The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Irish: Éirí Amach 1798; Ulster-Scots: The Hurries was a major uprising against British rule in Ireland. The main organising force was the Society of United Irishmen, a republican revolutionary group influenced by the ideas of the American and French revolutions: originally formed by Presbyterian radicals angry at being shut out of power by the Anglican establishment, they were joined by many from the majority Catholic population. covers are dusty and darkened, as is the lower half of page 33 (pictured) noticeable corner curling, pages untrimmed and for the most part the contents are generally nice and clean
Author Anon
Date 1799
Binding softcovers
Publisher J. Evans, London
Pages 36

Price: £450.00

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