New York: William H. Colyer, No. 5 Hague Street, 1844. First American edition. Wraps. A transcript of the trial of Daniel O'Connell, the noted Irish statesman and very important figure in Irish history, known as the Liberator of Ireland.
O'Connell was tried on charges of conspiracy and misdemeanor in connection with the repeal agitation fomented by the Repeal Association, founded by him. The Irish mass political movement initiated by O'Connell campaigned for a repeal of the Acts of Union of 1800 between Great Britain and Ireland, which would establish an independent Kingdom of Ireland governing itself while maintaining the British monarch as head of state.
8vo, 229pp. Disbound. In the original printed paper wrappers; the front wrapper slightly chipped at edges but intact, lacks the rear wrapper, o/w in good+ condition. Deaccessed by the NY Association of the Bar Library, with their stamps on cover. OCLC: 3567526. Item #24371