1836-?; b. Coleraine; one novel, John Thaddeus Mackay (1889). IF,
1838-1904; celebrated war corr. on Daily Chronicle and Standard;
founder of the Press Club; Life of Sir Evelyn Wood. IF MKA DIW.
Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction [Pt. I] (Dublin: Maunsel 1919),
lists, John Thaddeus Mackay (1889), a clever novel
in which Presbyterian stickit minister and an Anglican Howley
father [so-named after archb. of Canterbury], journeying to India together,
learn mutual charity; disguised personages are Rev. Thomas Toye of Belfast
(as Rev. Thomas Trifle), &c.; also a life of Sir Evelyn Wood.