HUSSEY, Samuel M. The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent being those of S.M. Hussey. Compiled by Home Gordon.
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With two portraits. London: Duckworth, 1904. Royal octavo. pp. viii, 312. Green faded cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Light foxing to prelims. Minor wear to binding. A very good copy. Very scarce.
The town of Dingle owes its origin to the Husseys. It contains chapters on their Ancestry, Education, Farming, Fenianism, Kerry Elections, Drink, Priests, Gladstonian legislation, Constabulary and Dispensary Doctors, Murder Outrage and Crime, the State of Kerry, etc.
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