Thomas H. D. Mahoney, Edmund Burke and Ireland (Harvard UP 1960), 413pp.


SECT. I: Manuscript sources
  • Burke MSS, Sheffield;
  • Burke MSS, Lamport Hall;
  • Fitzwilliam MSS, Sheffield Central Library ;
  • Charles O’Hara MSS, Annaghmore, Co. Sligo [publ. by Ross J. S. Hoffman, 1956; photostat. copies made by Canon Robert H. Murray in Bodleian Library;
  • Portland MSS, Nottingham;
  • Rockingham MSS, Sheffield;

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Section II: Correspondence

See Thomas Copeland & Milton S. Smith, Correspondence of Edmund Burke (1955) - listing 7,000 items.

  • Letters in R. B. Adam Library Relating to Dr Johnson and his Era, ed. Robert Borthwick Adam;
  • Autobiography of Arthur Young;
  • Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Between the Year 1744 and the Period of his Decease, in 1797, ed Charles William, Earl Fitzwilliam [5th Earl], and Lieut.-Gen. Sir Richard Bourke, 4 vols. (London 1844);
  • Correspondence of Edmund Burke & William Windham, ed. J. P. Gilson (Cambridge UP 1910);
  • Henry Grattan [Jr.], Memoirs of the Life and times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, 5 vols. (London 1849);
  • Historical Manuscripts Commission [Eighth to Fifteenth Reports];
  • Ross J. S. Hoffman, Edmund Burke, New York Agent, With His letter to the New York Assembly and Intimate Correspondence with Charles O’Hara 1761-76 (Phil. 1956);
  • The Journal and Correspondence of William, Lord Auckland, ed. George Hogg, 4 vols. (London 1862);
  • The Leadbeater Papers, A Selection from the Manuscripts and Correspondence of Mary Leadbeater, ed. Mrs. Leadbeater 2nd. ed., 2 vols. (London 1862);
  • A Notebook of Edmund Burke, ed H. V. F. Somerset (Cambridge UP 1957);
  • Original Letters, Principally from Lord Charlemont, Edmund Burke [and] William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, to the Right Hon. Henry Flood (London 1827);
  • Arthur P. I. Samuels, The Early Life, Correspondence and Writings of the Rt. Hon. Edmund Burke, LLD (Cambridge UP 1923);
  • The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke in the House of Commons and in Westminster Hall, 4 vols. (London 1816);
  • The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, 12 vols. (Boston 1901) [rep. of 1865-67].

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Section III ‘Other Published Material’
  • [among some 60 items are] Sir Jonah Barrington, Personal Sketches [ &c.] (1827-32);
  • Liam Barry, Our Legacy from Burke (Cork 1952);
  • Robert Bisset, The Life of Edmund Burke, 2nd edn., 2 vols. (London 1800);
  • Moritz J. Bonn, Die Englische Kolinisation in Irland, Vol. II (Stuttgart 1906);
  • Charles Butler, Historical Memoir of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics Since the Reformation, 3rd edn., 4 vols. (London 1822);
  • Alfred Cobban, Edmund Burke and the Revolt against Eighteenth Century (NY 1929);
  • Correspondence of John Beresford, ed. William Beresford, 2 vols. (London 1854);
  • Correspondence of Thomas Percy and Edmund Malone, ed. Arthur Tillotson (Baton Rouge 1944);
  • The Croker Papers, ed. Louis J. Jennings, vol. 1 (London 1884);
  • Edmund Curtis, A History of Ireland, 2nd edn. (London 1936);
  • Extracts from Mr Burke’s Table-Talk at Crewe hall, Written down by Mrs Crewe, Miscellanies of the Philobiblion society, Vol. VII (London 1862-1863);
  • C. Litton Falkiner, Studies in Irish History (London 1902);
  • Froude, The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vols. (NY 1874);
  • Denis Gwynn, John Keogh (Dublin 1930);
  • Francis Hardy, Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of Charlemont, 2nd Edn., 2 vols. (London 1812);
  • M. Hayden & G. Moonan, A Short History of the Irish People (Dublin 1921);
  • John Hely Hutchinson, The Commercial Restraints of Ireland (Dublin 1882);
  • Tom Ireland, Ireland Past and Present (NY 1942);
  • Harold J. Laski, Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham (NY 1920);
  • Lecky, History of England in the Eighteenth Century, 5 vols. (NY 1892);
  • A History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 5 vols. (1893);
  • Lectures, Essays, and Letters of Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Napier, Bart (Dublin 1888);
  • John McCunn, The Political Thought of Burke (NY 1913);
  • Thomas MacKnight, History of the Life and Times of Edmund Burke, 3 vols. (London 1858-60);
  • Sir Philip Magnus, Edmund Burke: A Life (London 1939);
  • R. P. MacDermott, The College Historical Society (Dublin 1932);
  • John Morley, Edmund Burke: A Historical Study (London 1867);
  • John Morley, Burke (London 1888);
  • George O’Brien, An Economic History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century (Dub&Lon 1918);
  • J. R. Flanagan, Lives of the Lord Chancellors of Ireland [?2 vols.] (London 1870);
  • Annie Osborne, Rousseau and Burke, A Study of the Idea of Liberty in Eighteenth Century Political Thought (London 1940);
  • Charles W. Parkin, The Moral Basis of Burke’s Political Thought (Cambridge UP 1956);
  • Francis Plowden, Historical Review of the State of Ireland, 2 vols. (London 1803);
  • James Prior, Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, 2nd edn., 2 vols. (London 1803) [‘the most satisfactory edition’];
  • Ernest Reynolds, Edmund Burke, Christian Statesman (London 1948);
  • Patrick Rogers, The Irish Volunteers and Catholic Emancipation 1778-1793 (London 1934);
  • Sir Samuel Romilly, Memoirs (1840);
  • [Denis Scully], A State of the Penal Laws which Aggrieve the Catholics of Ireland, 2nd edn. (Dublin 1812);
  • Peter J. Stanlis, Edmund Burke and the Natural Law (Ann Arbor 1958);
  • Ralph Straus[s], Robert Dodsley (London 1910);
  • Heinrich Von [T]ybel, ‘Edmund Burke and Ireland’, Kleine historische Schriften, Vol. 1 (Marburg 1869);
  • G. E. Weare, Edmund Burke’s Connection with Bristol (1894);
  • Edmund Burke and His Kinsmen, A Study of the Statesman’s Financial Integrity and Private Relationships (Boulder: Colorado 1939);
  • Woodrow Wilson, ‘The Interpreter of English Liberty’, Mere Literature (Boston 1896), [et al.].


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