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In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Haktais
UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY
47* 37

TO THE DESCENDANTS

OF

TONE, SAMPSON, EMMET, AND MCNEVEN,

RESIDING IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK,

This Bolume is Inscribed,

IN MEMORY OF THE HAPPY HOURS

PASSED IN THEIR SOCIETY.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

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CHAPTER XII.

The United Irish Society completes its Organization.-Numbers and Wealth involved

in it.-Oaths of Secrecy.- Organized into an Army:-Attempt to suppress it by

Force.—The Triumvirate, Clare, Castlereagh, and Carhampton.-Roign of Terror in

Ireland.-Men tortured to forcé Confessions.—The State Trials. The Struggle ap-

proaching.-Military Preparations.—The North impatient to rise.-Fatal Reliance on

France,

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CHAPTER XIII.

Lord Edward Fitzgerald.-High Birth.-Serves in the American War under Lord

Rawdon.-Wounded at the Battle of Eutaw Springs.—Travels in Spain.-Rejoins his

Regiment in Canada.-Tour to the Falls of Niagara, the Great Lakes, and the Missis-

sippi.-

Returns to England.-Meets Fox and Sheridan in the Society of London.-

Visits Paris during the French Revolution.-Marries a Daughter of Madame de Gen-

lis.- Enters Parliament.-Joins the United Irishmen.—Is appointed Commander-in-

Chief.-Talents for War.-Military Tactics,

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CHAPTER XIV.

Thomas Addis Emmet.-The Three Brothers.—His Education. Studies Medicine at

Edinburgh.-Travels on the Continent.-Adopts the Profossion of Law.—Commences

Practice in Dublin.-State Trials.--He takes the Oath of the United Irishmen in open

Court.-Intimacy with Tone.-Joins the Society.- Is chosen ono of the Directors. 191

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