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Sinopsis de: "The Northern Standard, 1839-1847"
A fully indexed compilation of Birth, Marriage, and Death notices, with reports of other Auspicious and Adverse Events, from The Northern Standard newspaper, 1839?1847. On January 12, 1839, Arthur Wellington Holmes (c.1811?1851) launched The Northern Standard from his office at 26, Mill-street, Monaghan. Mr. Holmes aimed to publish not only the first newspaper in the county of Monaghan, but also one of a High Tory character in a staunchly liberal region. This book presents transcriptions of articles selected from historic editions of The Northern Standard published between January, 1839 and December, 1847. During this nine-year period, the Standard carried a fascinating array of local and national events such as: the Presbyterian ?marriage question;? the notorious bigamy trials of Copeland v Browne, and the Queen v Mary Downes; the abduction of Jane M?Kee by John Feehan; marriage festivities, and funerary customs; the concurrent illnesses, and deaths just one day apart, of the Earl of Besborough, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, in Dublin, and of Mr. Daniel O?Connell, M.P., at Genoa in Italy; and, the ravages o