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westward of Cape Catouche, where the pirates have a very considerable establishment and came down Campeachy for purpose of procuring stores for a vessel then prepairing for a cruise. Two seamen who had been held as prisoners at N. Malaga, informed me that this gang were sometimes a hundred and upwards in number, that they held possession of a small fort having two twenty four pounders; and that an officer named Molla, who had been placed there by the Government had joined them, this was corroborated by the authorities at Campeachy—who requested me to land and destroy the place. The pirates issue from their post in barges, small vessels, and in canoes; hover along the shores, enter the harbour murder and destroy almost all that fall in their power: on the 2* June the American Sch. Shibbolet, Capt Perry, of N. Y. being then ready for sea, was boarded by a canoe having fourteen of these villians on board; the watch was instantly murdered eight others of the crew, were put in the forecastle, the hatch spiked down, a ton or more of Logwood put over it: the head sails set—with the wind off shore—and fire put to the vessel in the cabin—by the most extraordinary exertions, these now broke out, in time to save their lives. I arrived while the vessel was burning down. The same canoe then proceeded to windward and two days afterwards, took the Sch: Augustus & John off Sisal—and burnt her, having turned the crew adrift in a small boat—with every probability of their perishing. The people of the country were much exasperated, and turned out to hunt them from their shores—a party of Dragoons having met them, a skirmish insured, wherein the Captain of Dragoons, and several of his men were killed, and the pirates taking to their boats escaped—one of the seamen, I mentioned, as having been amongst them stated that he belonged to an English Sch. from N. Providence called the Flyer, that the crew with the exception of himself were instantly butchered—he was detained by them about two Mosnths] during which time they had captured nine vessels, some of which were brought in, but the principal part destroyed, and in some instances he was certain that the whole crews were murdered—when he left the place (about twenty days since) they had a Guinaman with two hundred slaves and a large quantity of Ivory two small schooners, Americans, and an English cutter [hiatus in ms.] informed me that pirates had a direct and uninterrupted intercourse with Havanna, by means of small coasting vessels that ran regularly to the ports on the coast, and always touched at N. Malaga—frequently some of them would go up to the Havanna, and others of the gang came down—That this infernal horde of villians have established themselves at N. Malaga I have no doubt, and from the information given me by men of the first respectability at Campeachy, Siral, and other places on that coast, I believe the pirates have been guilty of all the acts herein stated.
I have the Honor to be
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LIST OF WORKS IN THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY RELATING TO IRELAND;—IRISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, ETC.
HISTORY. Essays and Miscellany.*
Anderson (C.) Historical sketches of the native Irish and their descendants... 2. ed. Edinburgh, 1830. 12°. Bagenal (P. H.) The American Irish, and their influence in Irish politics. Boston, 1883. 16°. Ball (John Thomas). Historical review of the legislative systems operative in Ireland... 1172– 18oo. New ed. London, 1889. 8°. Betham (Sir William). Irish Antiquarian Researches. Dublin, 1827. 2 v. 8°. The Gael and Cymbri, or Inquiry into the history of the Irish Scoti, Britons, and Gauls, and of the Caledonians, Picts, Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons. Dublin, 1834. 8°. Blake-Forster (C. F.) The Irish chieftains; or, a Struggle for the crown... Dublin, 1872. 8°. Book of Kells. Celtic ornaments from the Book of Kells. pts. 3–9. Dublin, Hodges, Figgis & Co., 1893–95. 7 v. f*. Bourke (Ulick J.) The Aryan origin of the Gaelic race and language... the Round Towers; the Brehon law; truth of the Pentateuch; Irish Gaelic superior to Sanskrit; one thousand unpublished manuscripts. London: Longmans, Green &" Co., 1875. xvii, 512 pp. 12°. Pre-Christian Ireland. Dublin: Browne & Molan, 1887. xii, 235 pp., I port. 12°. Brehon laws. See Ireland.—Ancient Laws and Institutes, etc.; Vallancay (C.), A continuation of the Brehon laws, etc. Brewer (James Norris). The beauties of Ireland; being original delineations, topographical, historical, and biographical of each county. London, 1825–26. 2 v. 8°. Burke (Edmund). Letters, speeches and tracts on Irish affairs, collected and arranged by M. Arnold... London: Macmillan & Co., 1881. xiii, 439 pp. 12°. Camden (William).
De Hibernorum priscis recentibusque moribus ac institutis. (In his: Respublica. Status Scotiae et Hiberniae. 1627.)
Cameron (Sir Charles Alexander). History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and of the Irish schools of medicine; including numerous bibliographical sketches: also a medical bibliography. Dublin: Fannin & Co., 1886. x, I l., 759 pp., I diag., I facsim., II pl. 8°.
*The reports of the Public Records Commissions and of the Historical Manuscripts Commission are full of valuable sourcematerial for Irish history. The volumes and series are well indexed, and no attempt has been made to include in this list all their reports relating to Ireland.
Carey (Mathew]). View of the very great natural advantages of Ireland; and of the cruel policies pursued for centuries towards that Island... Extracted from the Vindiciae Hibernicae. Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & Lea, 1823. 24 pp. 8°. Carleton (William). Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry... London: W. Tegg, 1869. 9. ed. 2 v. 8°. Carte [Thomas] Papers. Final report of the Commissioners for selecting official papers for transcription from the Carte Papers in the Bodleian Library. (Great Britain.—Public Record Commission. 32. Annual Report, Appendix I, No. 1. pp. 1236. London, 1871. C. 374.) Condon (Edward O'Meagher). The Irish race in America. Mew York: A. E. & R. E. Ford [cop. 1887]. 4 p.l., 316 pp. 12”. (Ford's National Library, vol. 1, No. 7.) Conwell (Eugene Alfred). Discovery of the tomb of Ollamh Fodhla (Ollav Fóla), Ireland's famous monarch and law-maker upwards of three thousand years ago. Dublin: McGlashan & Gill, 1873. x, 70 pp. 8°. Counties (The) of Ireland: their origin, constitution and gradual delimitation. (In: Falkiner (C. L.) Illustrations of Irish history and topography, mainly of the seventeenth century. London, 1904. 8°. pp. 103-142.) Critico-historical (A) dissertation concerning the antient Irish laws... Pt. 1–2. Dublin,
1774–1775. (In: Vallancey (C.) Collectanea de rebus Hibernicis. Dublin, 1770–1787. 8°. v. 1, no. 3-4.)
Croker (Thomas Crofton). The keen of the south of Ireland, as illustrative of Irish political and domestic history, manners, music and superstition. London: Percy Society, 1844. lix (1), IoS pp. 12°. (Publications, 46.)
“The word Caoine is explained by Lloyd in his Archaec: Jogia Britannica as “a sort of verse used in elegies or funeral poems, and sometimes also in panegyricks and satyrs.'"
Popular songs, illustrative of the French invasions of Ireland [1759–1798]. Edited, with introductions and notes. London: Percy Society, 1845– 47. Parts I-4. viii, 44, xxxii, 27, viii, iv, I 18 pp. illus. 8°. (Publications, nos. 54, 67, 70.) Part 1 is a reprint of Captain Thurot's Memoirs (1760); part a reprints ...; relating to Thurot's capture of Carrickfergus in 1760; 3–4 relate to the Bantry Bay and Killala invasions. Curtis (R.) The history of the Royal Irish constabulary. Dublin: McGlashan & Gill, 1871. xiv, 195 pp. 2. ed. 12°. [Davies [Sir John)] Kt. A discoverie of the true causes why Ireland was neuer entirely subdued, nor brought under obedience of the crowne History—Essays, cont'd. of England, until the beginning of his Maiesties happie raigne. Printed exactly from the edition in 1612. London: A. Millar, 1747. 284 pp. 16°.
— Historical Relations: or, A discovery Of the true causes Why Ireland was never entirely Subdued...until the Beginning of the Reign of King James the First... Dedicated to the King by Sir John Davis [sic]... Dublin: M. Williamson, 1751. 5 p.l., 3-123 pp. 3. ed. 16°.
– Historical tracts, to which is prefixed a new life of the author. Dublin, 1787. 8°.
A letter written in the year 1606, by Sir J. Davis, Knt... to Robert, earl of Salisbury. (In: Wallancey (C.) Collectanea de rebus Hibernicis. Dublin, 1770–1787. 8°. v. 1, no. 2, pp. 131-174.)
Deighan (Paul). A complete treatise on the geography of Ireland... soil and produce...inhabitants...trade...religion...universities, academies, &c. It comprises the history of Ireland...to the
present time. Dublin: The author . 4 p.l. xiii-xl, 238 pp. 16°. Devoy (John). The land of Eire. The Irish
Land League, its origin, progress and consequences... With a descriptive and historical account of Ireland from the earliest period to the present day...2 vols. in I. 23 pl., 6 port. New York: Patterson & Meilson [cop. 1882]. 4°. Dunraven and Mountearl (3. earl), EDwin Richard WINDHAM WYNDHAM-QUIN. Notes on Irish architecture; edited by Margaret Stokes. London, 1875–77. 2 v. f*. Emmet (Thomas Addis), M.D. Ireland under English rule; or, A plea for the plaintiff. Mew York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. 2 v. 8°. – Irish emigration during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. New York, 1899. 1 p.l., 15 . 8°. p Reprinted from Journal of the Am.–Irish Hist. Soc. v. 2. Epitome (An) of the case of Irish corporations, intended for the perusal of Protestants generally, and especially submitted to the dispassionate judgment of the members of the imperial legislature. Dublin, 1839. 8°. Facsimiles of national manuscripts of Ireland ...Ed. by J. T. Gilbert...and photozincographed by Sir H. James. Dublin, London, 1874-84. f*. (Gt. Bt. Ordnance Survey, and, Ireland Public Record Office.) – Account of same by J. T. Gilbert. London, 1884. 4°. Falkiner (Caesar Litton). Illustrations of Irish history and topography, mainly of the seventeenth century. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1904. xx, 433 pp., I map, 2 plans. 8°. Finglas (Patrick). A breviat of the getting of Ireland, and of the decaie of the same. Made by Patrick Finglas, Squire, Chief Baron of the Exchequer in K. Henry the viiith's time. (In Hibernica...[edited by] W. Harris. Dublin, 1747. f*. Pp. 39-52.) Finlay (John Borland), Ireland: the Irish, their Christianity, institutions... Boston, 1895. 8°. . Fitzgerald (P.), and McGregor (J. L.) The history...of Limerick; with a preliminary view of the history and antiquities of Ireland. Dublin,
Contents: 1. The bleeding Iphigenia; The settlement and sale of Ireland; Letters, etc. 2. The unkinde desertor of loyall men and true friends. Gilbert (John Thomas). History of the viceroys of Ireland; with notices of the castle of Dublin. Dublin, 1865. 8°. Grattan (Henry). Miscellaneous Works relating to the Political Condition of Ireland. London, 1822. 8vo. Great Britain. Treasury Department. Celtic ornaments found in Ireland. Summary...of facts and correspondence with respect to certain Celtic ornaments found in... 1896, at Limavady, in the northwest of Ireland. London: Wyman & Sons ltd., prors., 1900. 5 pp. f*. Cd. 241. Greene (J. H.) A catechism of Irish geography... Cincinnati, 1859. 8°. Grose (Francis). Antiquities of Ireland. [Introductions and descriptions by E. Ledwich.] London, 1791. 2 v. pl. f* — — London, 1797. 2 v. 4°. Grousset (P.) Les Anglais en Irlande. 2. ed. Paris: J. Hertzel & Cie.  12°. (La vie partout.) Haliday (Charles).
To which is added an Oration...before AVezo York."
The manuscripts of C. H., of Dublin. Acts of the Privy Council in Ireland, 1556–1571. [With tables to the Council Book, and to the Red Council Book, by Sir William Ussher.] London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, prins., 1897. x, I l., 339 pp. 8°. C.–8364. (Historical Manuscripts Commission. Fifteenth report, append. pt. 3.) — The Scandinavian kingdom of Dublin; edited, with some notice of the author's life, by John P. Prendergast. Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son, 1884. 1 p.l., cxxiii, 300 pp., 7 maps. 2. ed. 4°.
Hansbrow (Rev. G.) An improved topographical and historical Hibernian Gazetteer; describing the various boroughs, baronies, buildings, cities, counties...scientifically arranged, with an appendix of ancient names, to which is added, an introduction to the ancient and modern history of Ireland... Dublin: R. M. Tims, 1835. 2 p.l., xixiv, 15–432 pp. 8°.
Harris (Walter). Hibernica; or, Some Antient Pieces relating to Ireland, Never hitherto made publick... Dublin: Edward Bates, 1747. 2 p.l., 150 pp. f*.
Contents: I. The History of Ireland by Maurice Regan... translated from the Irish into French, and from thence into English o Sir George Carew... II. The Story of King Richard II, his last being in Ireland, written by a French Gentleman, who accompanied the King in that Voyage, to his leaving Ireland in 1339; and translated into English by the said Sir George Carew. III. The Voyage of Sir Richard Edgecombe, sent by King Henry VII into Ireland in 1488 to take new Oaths of Allegiance from the Nobility and others, who had declared (for the then Pretender, Lambert Simnell. IV. A Breviate of the getting of Ireland, and the Decaie of the same, Written by Patrick Finglass... V. A Project of King James I. for the Division and Plantation of... Ulster...VI. Orders and Conditions to be observed by the Undertakers, &c., of the said Plantation. VII. A Commission of Inquiry in order to the Establishment of the said Plantation. VIII. Instructions to the said Commissioners. IX. A Survey of the said six escheated Counties after the Settlement...by Nicholas Pynner X. A Letter from Sir Thomas Philips to King Charles I concerning the defects of the Londoners in their Plantation. To which is added, XI. An Essay on the Defects in the Histories of Ireland, and Remedies proposed for the Improvement thereof, In a Letter to the Right Honourable the Lord Newport, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, and President of the Physico-Historical society established in Dublin.
Lascelles (Rowley). Liber munerum publicorum Hiberniae, Ab An. 1152 usque ad 1827; or, The establishments of Ireland, From the Nineteenth of King Stephen to the Seventh of King George IV., During a Period of Six hundred and seventy-five Years. Being the report of Rowley Lascelles, of the Middle Temple, barrister at law. Extracted from the Records and other Authorities, by Special Command, pursuant to an Address, An. 1810, of The Commons of the United Kingdom. [London, 1824–30.] 2 v. f*.
Historical introduction called “Supplement to the History of England; or Res gestae Anglorum in Hibernia Ab anno 1150 usque ad 1800”; Part 1, Res gestae o in Hibernia, with the peerage and abstracts of borough charters: 2, patentee officers in civil, law, revenue, public defence departments; 3, official and other lists of supplement; 4, patents of office, peerage, and benefice; 5, the church; 6, substance of the statutes; 7, selections from (Irish) Lords and Commons Journals. Index. (In: 9th Report of Deputy Keeper of the Public Records of Ireland—Parl. Papers, 1877, v. 46, app. iii.)
Ledwich (Edward). Antiquities of Ireland, by Francis Grose [completed by E. L.]. London, 1791. 2 v. pl. f*. An essay on the study of Irish antiquities.— A dissertation on the round towers in Ireland.— Memoirs of Dunamase and Shean Castle in the Queen's county.—Dublin, 1787. (In : Vallancey (C.) Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis. Dublin, 1770–1787. 8°. v. 2, no 6, pp. 77-143.)
— Some observations on Irish antiquities; with ... application of them to the Ship Temple near Dundalk...(In: Vallancey (C.) Collectanea de rebus Hibernicis. Dublin, 1770–1787. 8°. v. 3, no. II, pp. 427–441.)
Lee (J. G.) Ancient and modern Irish Art... 8 pp. Aew York, 1897. (Irish Nation. Feder. of Amer. Lecture series, 1897, lect. Io.)
Liber Munerum publicorum Hiberniae aban. 1152 usque ad 1827. See Lascelles (R.)
Linehan (John C.) The Irish Scots and the “Scotch-Irish,” an historical... monograph with some reference to Scotia Major and Scotia Minor. To which is added a chapter on “How the Irish came as Builders of the Nation.” Concord, M. H. : American-Irish Hist. Soc., 1902. 138 pp. 8°.
Marmion (Anthony). The ancient and modern history of the maritime ports of Ireland. London, 1860. 4. ed. 8°. Martin (RIobert] Montgomery). Ireland before and after the union with Great Britain. London: W. S. Orr & Co., 1843. xii, 36 pp. 8°. London, 1848. 8°. Matheson (Robert E.) Special report on surnames in Ireland. Dublin, 1894. 73 pp. f*. (App. to 29th Rpt. Registrar General of Marriages, etc., in Ireland.) Molyneux (William). The case of Ireland's being bound by acts of Parliament in England, stated by William Mollyneux. To which is added, The case of tenures upon the commission of defec.
tive titles, argued by all the judges of Ireland... [By James Bary] London: W. Boreham, 1720. xv, 236 pp. 8°. Moriarty (J. J.) The mystic key to Ireland's history. . . Chatham, M. Y.: Courier Printing House, 1881. 29 pp. 8°.
Murray (Alice Effi). A history of the commercial and financial relations between England and Ireland from the period of the restoration. London: P. S. King & Son, 1903. xvii, 486 pp. 8°. (Studies in economics and political science.)
Musgrave (Sir Richard). Memoirs of the different rebellions in Ireland, from the arrival of the English; also, a particular detail of that which broke out the 23d of May, 1798; with the history of the conspiracy which preceded it. Dublin, 1800. 3. ed. 2 v. 8°.
Newenham (R. O.) Picturesque Views of the Antiquities of Ireland. London, 1830. 8°.
Nicholls (Sir George). A history of the Irish poor law, in connection with the condition of the people. London, 1856. 8°.
Nicholson (A.) Lights and shades of Ireland. London, 1850. 12°.
O’Brennan (Martin A.) Ancient Ireland; her Milesian chiefs, her kings and princes, her great men, her struggles for liberty, her apostle, St. Patrick, her religion. Dublin, 1855. 12°.
O’Brien (Henry). The Round Towers of Ireland; or, the Mysteries of Freemasonry, of Sabaism and of Budhism, for the first time unveiled . . . Embellished with numerous illustrations. London: Whittaker & Co., 1834. xxxvi, 524 pp. 8°.
O'Byrne ( ). Historical reminiscence of O'Byrnes, O'Tooles, O'Kavanaghs. And other Irish chieftains. By O'Byrne. Printed for private circulation. London. M'Gowan & Co., 1843. x, 96 pp. 8°. O’Callaghan (J. C.) History of the Irish brigades in the service of France, from the revolution in Great Britain and Ireland under James II., to the revolution in France under Louis XVI. Glasgow: Cameron & Ferguson, 1870. xiii, 649 pp., 4 ports., 1 map. 8°. — — Glasgow: Cameron & Ferguson, 1886. xiii, 649 pp. 8°. O’Connell (Daniel). A memoir on Ireland, native and Saxon. Mew York: Greeley & McElrath, 1843. 80 pp., I port. 8". Title from cover. O'Conor (D, R.) The works of Mr. D. R. O'Conor, consisting of moral, sentimental, pathetick, and descriptive pieces, in prose aud verse, upon various subjects. Also, Odes on the creation, &c. A description of Loch Lene . . . As well as a select and critical abstract of Irish history . . . In two volumes. Cork. J. Connor [introd. 1798]. 2 v. in 1. 8°. O'Conor (M.) Military history of the Irish nation, comprising a memoir of the Irish brigade in the service of France, with an appendix of official papers relative to the brigade, from the archives at Paris. Dublin, 1845. 8°. O’Curry (Eugene). Lectures on the manuscript materials of ancient Irish history, at the Catholic University of Ireland. Dublin, 186t. facsim. 8°.