Secret Service Under Pitt. William John Fitzpatrick.

Secret Service Under Pitt

London: Longmans, Green, 1892.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #10673

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, taped hinges, replaced free endpapers, tone, spine head frayed, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Fitzpatrick 'outed' Francis Magan as the Catholic informer who had betrayed the Protestant Lord Edward Fitzgerald for blood money. Lucy M Brown and Ian R Christie (eds); Bibliography of British History 1789-1851; 1977 Oxford University Press; 4094. Scholarly late-nineteenth-century archival detective work uncovering the web of British political espionage under William Pitt the Younger against the United Irishmen. ; Ex-Library; x, 390, 2+24 ad pages.

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