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ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE UNION WITH
GREAT BRITAIN IN 1801.

BY THE REV. JAMES GORDON,

RECTOR OF KILLEGNY IN THE DIOCESE OF FERNS, AND OF
CANNAWAY IN THE DIOCESE OF CORK.

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TO THS
RIGHT HONOURABLE

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Richard Hely Hutchinson,

EARL OF DONOUGHMORE. My LORD,

EDUCATED in a University in •which your father long presided with active Attention to the Advancement of its Excellence, and which has been represented by yourself with Ability in Parliament, I take the Liberty of dedicating to your Lordship a History Of Ireland, a Country for whose Welfare the enlightened Patriotism of yourself, your Father, and Brothers, has been strenuously exerted. The Compilation of an impartial Narrative from a Chaos of discordant Materials is a Work of some Labour, and, in this Age and Country, of some Adventure. To gratify any Faction, or indulge any Prejudice, is no Part of my Plan; nor mean I offence to any; but to expect that none will be offended, would argue extreme

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