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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, to wit:

Be it REMEMBERED, That on the second day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the fiftieth, WILLIAM THEOBALD WOLFE TONE, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit:

“Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone, founder of the United Irish Society, and Adjutant General and Chef de Brigade in the service of the French and Batavian Republics ; written by bimself, and continued by his Son : with his Political Writings, and Fragments of his Diary, whilst Agent to the General and Sub-committee of the Catholics of Ireland, and Secretary to the Delegation who presented their Petition to his Majesty George III. His Mission to France ; with a complete Diary of his Negotiations to procure the aid of the French and Batavian Republics for the Liberation of Ireland ; of the Expeditions of Bantry Bay, the Texel, and of that wherein he fell. Narrative of his Trial, Defence before the Court Martial, and Death. Edited by his Son, William Theobald Wolfe Tone ; with a brief account of his own Education and Campaigns under the Emperor Napoleon. In two volumes. Victrix causa Diis placuit, sed victa Catoni. Pharsalia, Lib. 1, verse 128.”

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned;" and, also, to the act, entitled “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled 'An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand,

and affixed the public seal of my office, the day and
year aforesaid.

L. S. *

EDMUND I. LEE,

Clerk of the District of Columbia,

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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.D. TRANSFER JL'L 0 1941

Appendix to the Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone.
Fragments of early memorandums, taken on circuit, previous to 1791,

and journal of a tour to Belfast, in October, 1791, with some

letters and fragments of the same date

N. B. Towards this period (October, 1791) Mr. Tone began to
keep the regular series of his journals, but those of November and
December, 1791, and January, February, March, April, May, and June,
1792, are lost. (See page 70, vol. 1.)

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Journals of July, August, September, October, and November, 1792,

comprising the narrative of three journeys of Mr. Tone, to Bel-

fast and Connaught; and of sundry negotiations between the

Presbyterians of the North, Catholics of Dublin, and Whig

Leaders in Parliament

Selection of letters written to Mr. Tone, (luring the year 1792, com-

prising letters of Richard Burke, Grattan, Lord Moira, Colonel

Barry, and the United Irish Leaders in Belfast -

Notes and memorandums, taken during th. sittings of the General

Committee of the Catholics of Ireland, in December, 1792, in.

structions to their Delegates, and their correspondence with

Mr. Dundas

Journal from the 21st January to the 8th February, 1793, after the re-

turn of Mr. Tone from the Delegation of the Catholics of Ireland

to his Majesty. (N. B. The journal of December, 1791, January,

1792, and all the remaining journals to the close of 1795, are,

unfortunately, lost.) (See page 70, vol. 1.)

Notes and memorandums taken during the sittings of the General Com.

mittee of the Catholics of Ireland, in April, 1793

Selection of letters written to Mr. Tone, during the year 1793, from

the United Irish Leaders, Lord Moira and Todd Jones

Statement of the situation of Ireland, written by T. W. Tone, and

found on Jackson's arrest, in April, 1794

Selection of letters written to Mr. Tone, during the year 1795, at his

departure for America, and after his arrival in that country,

pressing him to basten the French invasion

Addresses of thanks voted to Mr. Tone, by the Catholics of Dublin,

and Presbyterians of Belfast

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Resolutions of the Grand Jury of the city and county of Londonderry,

with observations upon them, by Mr. Tone; signed VINDEX,
1792

377

ANSWER to “The Protestant Interest in Ireland Ascertained,” (never

before published)

382

VINDICATION of the Circular of the Catholic Sub-committee, in re-

ply to the Resolutions of the Grand Juries, in 1792

406

VINDICATION of the conduct and principles of the Catholics of Ire-

land, from the charges made against them by certain late Grand

Juries and other interested bodies in that country, published by

order of the Grand Committee of the Catholics of Ireland, as.

sembled at Dublin, on the 3d December, 1792, (to which are

annexed the six following tracts

411

1. DECLARATION of the Catholics of Ireland, March 17, 1792

436

2. MODE of conducting the election of Delegates to the Catholic

Committee

439

3. CASE of the Catholics and opinions of Beresford Burton and Simon

Butler thereon

445

4. PETITION of the Catholics of Ireland, presented to his Majesty,

January 2, 1793

450

5. PENAL LAWS, whose repeal is solicited therein

462

6. DEFENCE of the Sub-committee from the imputation of support.

ing the Defenders

475

REASONS why the question of Parliamentary reform has always failed

in the Irish Legislature (left unfinished and never yet published) 487

LETTER to the Editor of Faulkner's Journal, of Thursday, July 11,

1793, in reply to certain calumnies and assertions of the Chan-

cellor of Ireland, Lord Fitzgibbon (never yet published)

495

STATEMENT of the light in which the late act for the partial repeal

of the penal laws is viewed by the Catholics of Ireland

511

Pamphlets and essays, by Mr. Tone, before he entered the career of

Irish politics

519

Proposals and memorials, relative to the establishment of a military

colony in the Sandwich Islands, and liberation of South Ame-

rica, in 1790

521

Essays for the Political Club, formed in Dublin, 1790

1. Essay; on the English connection, 29th June, 1790

545

2. Essay; on the state of Ireland, in 1720

549

3. Essay; on the state of Ireland, in 1790

552

4. Essay; on the necessity of domestic union

556

5. Essay; A Liberty Weaver, on the Spanish war

560

Poem on the state of Ireland, by Sir Lawrence Parsons

564

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PART I. Journal of 1796; comprising the negotiations of T. Wolfe Tone

at Paris, with the Executive Directory, Ministry, and chief Gen-

erals of the French Republic, (Carnot, Hoche, &c.) to engage

them to assist in the liberation of Ireland; (during the months

of February, March, April, May, June, July, August, and Sep-

tember, 1796; and his appointment to the rank of Adjutant

General and Chef de Brigade in the French army

1

APPENDIX TO Part I. Containing two memorials on the present state

of Ireland, delivered to the French Government, in February,
1796

181

Part II. Journal of 1796, during the period that General Tone was

employed in the Army of the West, under the command of Gen-

eral Hoche, during the months of September, October, Novem-

ber, and December, 1796, containing the diary of the Bantry

Bay expedition

205

APPENDIX TO Part II. Comprising a proclamation of Hocbe

271

Two addresses to the people of Ireland

273, 295

Address to the peasantry of Ireland

317

Address to the militia of Ireland

324

Address to the Irishmen serving in the British navy

326

A letter from General Tone to Mrs. Tone

329

Part III. Journal of 1797, during the period that General Tone was

attached to the army of Sambre et Meuse, under General Hoche,
in January, February, March, April, and May, 1797, to his re.

joining his family in Holland, on their arrival from America 337

Aprendix to Part III. Containing letters from General Tone to Mrs.

Tone, during and after this period

331

Part IV. Journal of 1797, during the period that General Tone was

attached to the Batavian army, and to that of Sambre et Meuse,

under Generals Hoche and Daendels, containing bis negotia-

tions with the Batavian Republic, the diary of the Texel expe.

dition, from 8th July to 4th September, and its total failure,

from contrary winds, the new plans projected, and their failure

by the death of General Hoche, during the months of May, June,

July, August, and September, 1797

405

Part V. Journal of 1797 and 1798, during the time that General

Tone was attached to the Armee d'Angleterre, under Gene-

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