Rossa's Recollections, 1838 to 1898
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Rossa's Recollections, 1838 to 1898

By Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa
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  • CONTENTS.
  • ROSSA’S RECOLLECTIONS. Sixty Years of an Irishman’s Life.
    • CHAPTER I. THE CRADLE AND THE WEANING.
    • CHAPTER II. AT MY GRANDFATHER’S.
    • CHAPTER III. MY SCHOOLDAYS.
    • CHAPTER IV. IRISH FIRESIDE STORY AND HISTORY.
    • CHAPTER V. THE EMIGRANT PARTING.—CARTHY SPAUNIACH.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE GLADSTONE BLACKBIRD.—MANY FEATURES OF IRISH LIFE.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE LORDS OF IRELAND.
    • CHAPTER VIII. A CHAPTER ON GENEALOGY.
    • CHAPTER IX. “Repeal of the Union.”
    • CHAPTER X. HOW ENGLAND STARVED IRELAND.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE BAD TIMES: THE “GOOD PEOPLE.” JILLEN ANDY: HER COFFINLESS GRAVE.
    • CHAPTER XII. 1847 and 1848.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE SCATTERING OF MY FAMILY. THE PHŒNIX SOCIETY.
    • CHAPTER XIV. LOVE AND WAR AND MARRIAGE.
    • CHAPTER XV. DOCTOR JERRIE CROWLEY, DOCTOR ANTHONY O’RYAN, CHARLES KICKHAM, THE PHŒNIX SOCIETY.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE START OF FENIANISM.
    • CHAPTER XVII. ARREST OF THE PHŒNIX MEN.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. A STAR-CHAMBER TRIAL.
    • CHAPTER XIX. THE MCMANUS FUNERAL—JAMES STEPHENS AND JOHN O’MAHONY VISIT SKIBBEREEN—FENIANISM GROWING STRONG.
    • CHAPTER XX. THE STRUGGLE AGAINST THE ENEMY.
    • CHAPTER XXI. JAMES STEPHENS AND JOHN O’MAHONY.
    • CHAPTER XXII. A LETTER OF MUCH IMPORT, WRITTEN BY JAMES STEPHENS, IN THE YEAR 1861.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. JOHN O’MAHONY, WM. SULLIVAN, FLORRY ROGER O’SULLIVAN, BRIAN DILLON, JACK DILLON, MICHAEL O’BRIEN, C. U. O’CONNELL, JAMES MOUNTAINE, AND OTHERS.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. ADMINISTERING RELIEF TO POOR PEOPLE—A FIGHT WITH THE LANDLORDS.
    • CHAPTER XXV. JOHN O’DONOVAN, LL. D., EDITOR OF THE ANNALS OF THE FOUR MASTERS.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. MY FIRST VISIT TO AMERICA.—MY MOTHER, JOHN O’MAHONY, THOMAS FRANCIS MEAGHER, ROBERT E. KELLY, AND HIS SON HORACE R. KELLY, MICHAEL CORCORAN, P. J. DOWNING, P. J. CONDON, WILLIAM O’SHEA, AND MICHAEL O’BRIEN THE MANCHESTER MARTYR.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. GREAT-GRANDFATHER THOMAS CRIMMINS—HIS RECOLLECTIONS OF THE MEN OF ’98, AND OTHER MEN.
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