Acknowledgments - Story of Belfast

I HAVE to acknowledge with most grateful thanks the kindness I have received from the Right Honourable the Earl of Shaftesbury, and his courtesy in writing the preface for my book.

I must also thank the following, who have kindly given permission for the use of some of the illustrations in this book:

The Committee and the Curator of the Belfast Art Gallery and Museum; Sir James Henderson; Mr. Ernest Hanford; Mr. A. R. Hogg; Mr. John Stevenson; Messrs. Macaw, Stevenson & Orr; Mr. H. H. Mayne; Mr. J. J. Phillips, M.R.I.A.; Mr. R. M. Young, M.R.I.A.; Mr. A. C. Stannus; Mr. John Vinycomb, M.R.I.A.; and Messrs. Whitaker & Co.

I am also indebted to the Belfast Harbour Commissioners for the use of some rare and valuable books in their Library.

A list of books consulted in compiling this work will be found at the end.