Tracts on the Subject of an Union between Great Britain and Ireland. Volume The First
After the Irish Rebellion of 1798 was suppressed, various individuals argued for and against a political union with Great Britain. This volume contains 16 many of the pamphlets published during this war of words: I) Arguments for and against an Union between Great Britain and Ireland, considered. II) Thoughts on an Union by Joshua Spencer. III) No Union; being an Appeal to Irishmen by Matthew Weld, Esq. IV) Letter to Joshua Spencer, Esq. in answer to his Thoughts on an Union. V) An Answer to Arguments, &c. in two Letters to Edward Cooke, Esq. by Pemberton Rudd, Esq. VI) An Address to the People of Ireland, against an Union. VII) Observation on Arguments for and against an Union. VIII) The Probability, Causes, and Consequences of an Union between Great Britain and Ireland, in two parts, by the Rev. Dennis Taaffe. IX) An Union, neither necessary or expedient for Ireland; by Charles Ball, Esq. X) Reasons against an Union in which Arguments, &c are considered. XI. A Letter to the Gentlemen of England and Ireland, on the inexpedience of a Fderal Union between the two kingdoms by Sir J. W. Jervis, Bart. XII) Cease your Funning, or the Rebel detected. XIII) First Letter to a Noble Lord on the subject of an Union by Giles S. Smyth, Esq. XIV. Letter to the Marquis of Cornwallis on an Union. XV. Strictures on Arguments for and against an Union between Great Britain and Ireland. XVI) An Accurate Report of the Debate of the Irish Bar, at their Meeting, December 9, on the Subject of Union.
Publisher: Sold by J. Milliken
Date Published: 1798-1799
Place Published: Dublin
Condition: Good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Various paginations. 22 cm. Half red leather with marbled paper boards. Binding rubbed along edges and face of spine. Ink signature on front pastedown, notation on contents page states there are volumes altogether, a few ink marks elsewhere. Moderate foxing and staining throughout text. An occasional small hole or crease.