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110 AND 112 NASSAU STREET, NEW YORK

[Third Thousand.)

1854.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1954

Py J. S, REDFIELD, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern

District of New York,

93 126

STEREOTYPED BY C. C. SAVAGE,

13 Chambers Street, N. Y.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. I.

PAGE

MEMOIR OF MR. SHEIL...

5

AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION..

17

AN IRISH CIRCUIT.

Going Circuit.— The South of Ireland.--- Rules of Legal Travelling.--

An Approver.-- Lord Avonmore.-An Irish Assize Town.- Larry Cro-

nan's Trial. - O'Connell's Success with Juries.-Trial of John Scanlan

for Murder.- Was he executed ?.

19

HALL OF THE FOUR COURTS, DUBLIN.

O'Connell, Bushe, Lord Plunket, and H. D. Grady.— Curran.- Lord Clare.
- Serving Writs in Connaught.....

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DANIEL O'CONNELL.

In his Study, in the Four Courts, at a Popular Meeting, at a Public Din-

:-His Personal Appearance.- Merits as a Nisi-Prius, and Crown
Lawyer.- Influence with Juries. - As Catholic Leader.-Duel with
D'Esterre.- On Circuit. - In Parliament....

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LORD PLUNKET.

His rigin.-Conviction of the Sheareses.— Trial of Robert Emmett.-His

Intellectual Supremacy.- Style of his Oratory.- Personal Appearance.

- In Parliament.-His Catholic Politics.—Grattan. - Raised to the

Bench.— Appointed Lord-Chancellor.— His Enforced Resignation.... 98

CHIEF-JUSTICE BUSHE.
Descent.— The Historical Society.–An Anti-Unionist.- Solicitor-General.

- Catholic Board.- Aspect, Voice, and Gesture, as an Orator.-His

Conversation, Wit, and Eloquence.— Is made Chief-Justice. .... 121

ATTORNEY-GENERAL SAURIN.

Ifuguenot Descent.- Lord Clonmel. - Business Habits.- Opposes the

Union.- As Attorney-General.-- Anti-Catholic Politics. -Loss of Office.

-Deportment and Aspect.-Skill as an Advocate.- Distaste for Letters. 150

CHIEF-BARON JOY.

His Tory Politics. Sympathy with Saurin.— Bar Advancement.- Is made

Solicitor-General.- His Legal and Scientific Attainments.- Skill al
Cross-Examination.-Character as a Judge....

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