A HISTORY Of The GRAND INSURRECTION; or, Struggle for Liberty in Ireland. Impartially Collected from Stephens, Hay, Jones, &c.; To Which is Added, A Short Account of the Insurrection, by Emmett; with his Famous Speech made to the Court before Judgment. Also, the Substance of the Celebrated Pamphlet Which has been Lately Published in England, Entitled An Inquiry into the Causes of Popular Discontents in Ireland, by a Country Gentleman. Alexander Stephens, Edward Hay, John Jones, Robert Emmet, William .  Parnell, Of Dublin, 1757 - 1821, 1761? - 1826, 1778 - 1803, d. 1821.
A HISTORY Of The GRAND INSURRECTION; or, Struggle for Liberty in Ireland. Impartially Collected from Stephens, Hay, Jones, &c.; To Which is Added, A Short Account of the Insurrection, by Emmett; with his Famous Speech made to the Court before Judgment. Also, the Substance of the Celebrated Pamphlet Which has been Lately Published in England, Entitled An Inquiry into the Causes of Popular Discontents in Ireland, by a Country Gentleman.

A HISTORY Of The GRAND INSURRECTION; or, Struggle for Liberty in Ireland. Impartially Collected from Stephens, Hay, Jones, &c.; To Which is Added, A Short Account of the Insurrection, by Emmett; with his Famous Speech made to the Court before Judgment. Also, the Substance of the Celebrated Pamphlet Which has been Lately Published in England, Entitled An Inquiry into the Causes of Popular Discontents in Ireland, by a Country Gentleman.

Carlisle: From the Press of A. Loudon, 1805. 1st edition (American Imprints 8617). xviii, [3] - 386, [4] pp. 4 pages of Subscribers' Names conclude volume. 12mo, signed in 6s. 6-5/8" x 4". Period full calf binding with maroon leather title label in 2nd compartment. Flat back. Slight bow to boards, general wear, with front joint leather splitting [solidly held by cords]. Age-toning to paper. A VG copy. Item #49713

Stephens's account of the insurrection is from v. 2, Bk. II, Chap. XII of The History of the Wars which Arose out of the French Revolution. The speech of Edward Sweetman was extracted from the Appendix of History of the Insurrection of the County of Wexford, A.D. 1798 by Edward Hay. A Narrative of the Most Important Engagements During the Insurrection in 1798, extracted from Jones, is from An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements which Took Place between His Majesty's Forces ... The Insurrection of 1803 is by Robert Emmett. The Inquiry into Popular Discontents is by William Parnell.

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