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1800 (19 April) Lord Kilwarden and Robert Cornwall signed sworn declaration - 1798/1803 Rebellions i

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1800 (19 April) Lord Kilwarden and Robert Cornwall signed sworn declaration - 1798/1803 Rebellions i

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Auction Date:2011 Sep 24 @ 12:00 (UTC+1)
Location:The Freemasons Hall - 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin, Dublin, ., Ireland
1800 (19 April) Lord Kilwarden and Robert Cornwall signed sworn declaration - 1798/1803 Rebellions interest
single page manuscript
30 by 38cm., 12 by 15in.

A legal declaration relating to the robbery of Bank Post Bills from the mail in County Carlow. Signed by both Lord Chief Justice of Ireland Kilwarden, who was attacked and killed along with his nephew during Emmet's 1803 Rebellion and Major Robert Cornwall, justice of the peace, military officer and magistrate of Myshall, Carlow, who oversaw law and order in the area, which included the famous Croppy Road, during the 1798 Rebellion. His role in that Rebellion is recounted in the famous ballad 'The Croppy Boy'.