Samuel Crumpe

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Crumpe, Samuel, M.D., a Limerick physician, born in 1766, was the author of a work upon opium, published in 1793. He gained a prize from the Royal Irish Academy for his Essay on the Means of Providing Employment for the People, also published in 1793. M'Culloch styles this "A really valuable production. . . The principles which pervade the work are sound; and those parts of it which have special reference to Ireland are distinguished by the absence of prejudice, and by their practical good sense." He died in 1796.

Sources

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

37b. Biographical Dictionary: Lippincott. New York.

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