Gorges Edmund Howard

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Howard, Gorges Edmund, a poet and architect, dramatic, legal, and political writer, a native of Ireland, was born early in the 18th century. Educated by Dr. Sheridan, he entered the army, and afterwards became an attorney. He was the intimate friend of Henry Brooke. His most useful publications were those on the Exchequer, Chancery, revenue, and trade of Ireland, 1759-81. His miscellaneous works were published in 3 vols. in Dublin, in 1782. Mr. Howard died in Dublin in June 1786.

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16. Authors, Dictionary of British and American: S. Austin Allibone. 3 vols. Philadelphia, 1859-'71.

116. Dublin University Magazine. Dublin, 1833-'77.

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