James Gordon

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Gordon, James, Rev., vicar of Barragh and rector of Killegney, the author of several historical works published between 1790 and 1815. Those relating to Ireland were: History of the Rebellion in Ireland in 1798 (Dublin, 1801), and History of Ireland,from the earliest accounts to the Union (Dublin, 1806). Lowndes styles this last "a party work, abounding in misrepresentation." The second edition of his Rebellion contains a reply to some observations by Sir Richard Musgrave.

Sources

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

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