An old state paper :
The Earl of Westmoreland (Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland) writes to William Pitt (Prime Minister of England), January 1792.
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[S.l. : s.n., ca.1921].
Rpt. from Lecky (W.E.H.): History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, Vol. III.
Two copies of this item are held in the Department of Ephemera at call number EPH C512 and EPH C512a respectively.
Quotation from Lecky's "History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century", Vol. III and refers a letter from The Earl of Westmoreland to the then Prime Minister, William Pitt in January 1792. The first lines read: "That the Irish frame of Government, like every human institution, has faults is true, but conceiving the object of you and I to be, and which it is our only duty to look to, how England can govern Ireland, that is how England can govern a country containing one half as many inhabitant as herself, and in many respects more advantageously situated". At foot of handbill: "Ireland has only one enemy: England! Beware of England's friends among you - paid and unpaid".
Physical description: handbill; 29 x 22 cm.