An Impartial History of the Irish Rebellion, in the Year 1798; And the Causes, Rise and Progress of That Event; With an Account of the Battles Fought Between the King's Troops and the Insurgents; Also the State Trials and Volume 2

An Impartial History of the Irish Rebellion, in the Year 1798; And the Causes, Rise and Progress of That Event; With an Account of the Battles Fought Between the King's Troops and the Insurgents; Also the State Trials and Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...and many other--matters relating to the changes which wouldabectunq-necessary, were not proper objects for our discos the state prisoners. sion, but should be referred to a committee chosen l-4:151 lad amphlet, styled a Letter from Arthhr OCong-nor to' ord Castlereagh, dated from pris0n, _Jauiuary the 4th, 1799, that minister isdirectly charged with 'airiolation of the contract, and a misrepresentation toparlianientc of the transactions between 'him__ and I Other charges are made, one of which is, 'that the information given by these prisoners to government, was garbled to serve the pur poses of the ministry, and particularly, that of a hun-V dred pages, delivered by O'Connor himself, only one has been published in the reports of the secret 'co'mm'itte'es.i Since to this pamphlet, in which his lordship is peremptorily challenged to disprove any of the charges therein made, no reply'-3, appeared, we have only the honour and integrity of his lord-' ship and others for a disproof of these accusationm The pamphlet was said to have been suppressedby government, at least was not otherwise than clandestinely sold and circulated. The author expressly clears the lord lieutenant, marquis Cornwallis, of all blame invthese transactions.. ti Whether the negociation between government and the principal conspirators had any connexion with, or influence on the bill of amnesty, ministers alone can answer. The aflirmative seems to be insinuated in the above-mentioned pamphlet, and an-opinion of that nature to have been, at the-time of s" the bargain, propagated among people connected-3-with the insurgents, who spoke of some agreement."'=as of a treaty of peace. But the expediency of put ting a stop to a career of...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236892755
  • 9781236892751