Report from the Committee of Secrecy, of the House of Commons in Ireland

Report from the Committee of Secrecy, of the House of Commons in Ireland

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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. 1798 edition. Excerpt: ...their places of residence.. _ ' He further said, that our higher sEx) Committee had power to grant passports to any person of confidence to go to France, and that lands coiildbe bought there nov, at a very low rate. Some particulars which occurred' at this meeting, given in on memory. That the county Antrim meeting was very respectable, being composed of better sort of men, scemingly of substance, education and manners of gentlemen; a member in private conversattion told that he thought the French expedition would be ready in about six weeks; told also that the reverend priest Qiiigley now returned tsio Belfast, and formerly of the county of Lotith srom which. he had fled some time ago, was one of the Delegates lately returned from France, and that he and the Reverend Arthur MMahon of Holly. wood, who fled from thence on the general apprehension in the county of Down last summer were the principal persons who opened the communication with the United Britons. The drawing ofthe lottery is postponed till after next Prorincial Meeting by reason of the tickets not being sold, but that then at any rate the drawing shall take place, and the tickets on hand will be taken at all chances by the Executive Committee of Ulster, who are the whole and sole Conductors and contrivers of the sclieme. The persons formerly in ciistody in the artillery barracks, and apprehendcdlast summer, will not go to any of the public meetings from fear, but are very anxious to get the rcports and hear the news. No military. returns could be made at the Provincial Meeting owing to the general movcmcnts of the troops, but the 'iVlembers are instructed to make diligent enquiry and to try to get them. United Britons, to the United IrifshI/mz. FELLOW-MEN, . Anxious...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764773
  • 9781236764775