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Letter from Jane Adams, containing a private narrative of the rebellion of 1798
Author: Jane Adams
Background details and bibliographic information
File DescriptionThomas Crofton Croker
Electronic edition compiled by Ruth Murphy, Beatrix Färber
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The President's Strategic Fund via the Writers of Ireland II Project.
1. First draft, revised and corrected.
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- If and where this letter may be extant today is not known.
- Thomas Crofton, Croker, Researches in the south of Ireland illustrative of the scenery, architectural remains, and the manners and superstitions of the peasantry, with an appendix containing a private narrative of the rebellion of 1798; introduction by Kevin Danaher. Shannon: Irish University Press, 1969.
- John D. Beatty, Protestant women's narratives of the Irish rebellion of 1798. Dublin: Four Courts, 2001.
Further reading: A selection
- Thomas Paine, The age of reason, being an investigation of true and fabulous theology. Paris [i.e. London?] 1794.
- Sir Richard Musgrave, Memoirs of the different rebellions in Ireland from the arrival of the English, with a particular detail of that which broke out 23 May, 1798. Dublin 1801.
- Sir Richard Musgrave, (ed.). Memoirs of the different rebellions in Ireland from the arrival of the English : also, a particular detail of that which broke out on 3rd May, 1798; with the history of the conspiracy which preceded it; edited by Steven W. Myers, Delores E. McKnight; with a foreword by David Dickson; indexed by Steven W. Myers, Ryan Taylor. 4th edition. Fort Wayne (Indiana, USA): Round Tower Books 1995.
- Jim Smyth, 'Anti-Catholicism, conservatism, and conspiracy: Sir Richard Musgrave's Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland'. Eighteenth Century Life, ns, 22:3 (1998), 62-73.
- Brian Cleary, 'The Wexford republic of June 1798'. In: Walter Forde (ed.), Shelmalier '98: a history of Castlebridge, Screen and Curracloe in 1798 (Shelmalier Comóradh '98, 1998) 10-18.
- Jim Smyth (ed.), Revolution, counter revolution and union: Ireland in the 1790s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
- Thomas Bartlett; David Dickson; Dáire Keogh; Kevin Whelan (eds.), 1798: A Bicentenary Perspective. Dublin: Four Courts, 2003. [941.507.Bart in Boole Library]
The edition used in the digital edition
- Researches in the south of Ireland: illustrative of the scenery, architectural remains, and the manners and superstitions of the peasantry; with an appendix containing a private narrative of the Rebellion of 1798. Thomas Crofton Croker First edition [385 pages] John MurrayLondon (1824)
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Created: By Jane Adams Date range: May 1798.
Use of language
Language: [EN] The text is in English.
Language: [FR] A few words are in French.
Language: [LA] A few words are in Latin.