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John Wilson Croker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Wilson Croker was an Irish statesman and author. He was born at Galway, the only son of John Croker, the surveyor-general of customs and excise in Ireland. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1800. Immediately afterwards he entered Lincoln's Inn, and in 1802 he was called to the Irish bar. His interest in the French Revolution led him to collect a large number of valuable documents on the subject, which are now in the British Museum. In 1804 he published anonymously Familiar Epistles to J. F. Jones, Esquire, on the State of the Irish Stage, a series of caustic criticisms in verse on the management of the Dublin theatres. The book ran through five editions in one year. Equally successful was the Intercepted Letter from Canton, also anonymous, a satire on Dublin societyshow more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 6138132580
  • 9786138132585