O’DRISCOL, John. Views of Ireland, Moral, Political, and Religious.


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Two volumes. London: Longman, 1823. pp. (1) xiv, [1], 455, (2) [iii], 427. Recent quarter linen on grey paper boards, title on printed label on spine. A very good set. Very scarce.  [TVR 9A]

John O’Driscol, a distinguished Corkman, barrister and historian, became Chief Justice of the Isle of Dominica in the West Indies and died at his post there on the 3rd June, 1828. With chapters on: Ireland; National Character; Irish Women; Policy of England; Penal Laws; Religion; Established Church, Church of Rome and Presbyterian Church; Population - Mr. Malthus; Subsistence; Mr. Owen’s Plan; Manufactures; Education; Orange Societies; Absentees; The Union; The Rebellion; Whigs, Tories, Radicals; The Gentry; Subscriptions in Great Britain for the Relief of Irish Distress, etc. This work was dedicated to the Marquis of Lansdowne and signed by John O’Driscol, Lisnabrinny Lodge, Nov. 1822.


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