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Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone

Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone
Written by Himself, and Continued by his Son
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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - British & Irish History, 17th & 18th Centuries

  • Date Published: May 2018
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108081924

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  • Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763–98) is remembered as a firebrand revolutionary who was the founding father of Irish nationalism, and who committed suicide on the eve of his planned execution in Dublin for treason. This two-volume autobiography, completed after his death by his son, was published in Washington in 1826. It contains accounts of his adventurous life and his key role in the foundation of the Society of United Irishmen in 1791, as well as extracts from his journals, letters, and political works. Volume 1 describes his life up to the point at which he travelled from America to France and joined the French army; Volume 2 describes his activities in France, including his plans for the liberation of Ireland by a French invasion, and his capture, trial and death. An appendix written by his wife and son gives the subsequent story of his family from 1798 to 1816.

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    • Date Published: May 2018
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108081924
    • dimensions: 220 x 140 x 70 mm
    • weight: 1.65kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1:
    1. Autobiography of Theobald Wolfe Tone
    2. Continuation, by the editor
    3. Account of the proceedings of the General Committee of the Catholics of Ireland
    4. Continuation, by the editor
    5. Autobiography of Theobald Wolfe Tone (cont.)
    Appendix to the life of Theobald Wolfe Tone
    Political works of Theobald Wolfe Tone. Volume 2:
    1. Journal of 1796
    2. Journal of 1796 (cont.)
    3. Journal of 1797
    4. Journal of 1797 (cont.)
    5. Journal of 1797 and 1798
    Appendix to the life of Theobald Wolfe Tone.

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    Theobald Wolfe Tone

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    William Theobald Wolfe Tone

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