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MEMOIRS

OF THE

LATE THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN.

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MEMOIRS

OF THE

LEGAL, LITERARY, AND POLITICAL

LIFE

OF THE

LATE THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN,

ONCE MASTER OF THE ROLLS IN IRELAND:

COMPRISING COPIOUS

ANECDOTES OF HIS WIT AND HUMOUR;

AND

A SELECTION OF HIS POETRY.

INTERSPERSED WITH OCCASIONAL

BIOGRAPHY OF HIS DISTINGUISHED COTEMPORARIES IN THE

SENATE AND AT THE BAR.

BY WILLIAM O'REGAN, Esq. BARRISTER.

Erant in eo plurimæ literæ, nec- eæ vulgares, sed interiores quedam, et
reconditæ : divina memoria, summa verborum et gravitas, et elegantia. CICERO.

Audivi Hiberniam olim in Eloquentia foruisse.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JAMES HARPER, 46, FLEET-STREET ;

AND
RICHARD MILLIKEN, GRAFTON-STREET, DUBLIN.

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